Episodes

Episode 335 – Big Gay Fiction Book Club September 2021: “Running Lines” by Jeris Jean

Jeff & Will visit Hollywood for this month’s Book Club as they discuss the sexy, sweet story about two actors who fall in love while working on a TV show in Jeris Jean’s Running Lines. As always, in our book club chat there are spoilers ahead so keep that in mind if you haven’t read the book yet.

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Episode 334 – Fall Book Recs with Jay & Lisa

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff & Will welcome back Jay from Joyfully Jay and Lisa from The Novel Approach to find out what they’ve been reading recently. Recommendations include books by Alison Cochrun, Penny Aimes, Vawn Cassidy, Rory Michaelson, TJ Nichols, Aden Polydoros, Kate Hawthorne & E.M. Denning, and Hailey Turner.

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Episode 333 – Author Julian Winters and Narrator Silas Whitaker Bring “How to Be Remy Cameron” to Audio

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonBefore we get into this week’s interview, Jeff reviews the audiobook of How to Be Remy Cameron, as well as the new anthology Black Boy Joy, edited by Kwame Mbalia.

We are super excited this week to welcome Silas Whitaker, a new audiobook narrator who already has a few titles out for young adult and gay romance fans. Author Julian Winters joins us as well to tell the story of how Silas came to narrate How to be Remy Cameron. We get the scoop on how Silas recorded his first book, managed the large cast of characters, and what his favorite scene was. We also talk about the books Silas has recorded in the gay romance genre. In addition, Julian discusses his short story in the Black Boy Joy anthology.

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Episode 332 – At the Ballet with James Whiteside

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonJeff & Will remind everyone that this month’s Big Gay Fiction Book Club selection is Running Lines  by Jeris Jean. The Book Club episode is coming up on Thursday, September 30. In addition, they also share that a previous Book Club selection, Clare London’s Romancing the Rough Diamond, is now available in audiobook narrated by Joel Leslie.

In a change from our usual interviews with fiction authors, we welcome American Ballet Theatre principal dancer James Whiteside to discuss Center Center, his recently released memoir. James is a dancer, musician, drag performer and has now added author and audiobook narrator to his credits. He talks with us about choosing which of his life experiences to explore and how he used writing to creatively present them.

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Episode 331 – High Seas Adventure with Author C.B. Lee

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonThe show kicks off with news about the TransBook365 hashtag, and the Romance for Haiti auction.

Author C.B. Lee is here to talk about A Clash of Steel, which is the first book in the Remixed Classics series where authors from diverse backgrounds take different literary classics from centuries past and reinterpret them. We hear from C.B. about how she approached remixing Treasure Island, setting it in 1800s China with queer main characters. We also celebrate the fifth anniversary of her Sidekick Squad series, including a few hints about the new and final book coming for Spring 2022.

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Episode 330 – Book Previews and Reviews for September

Support Big Gay Fiction Podcast on PatreonThe guys announce the September Big Gay Fiction Book Club selection: the delightful Hollywood romance, Running Lines by Jeris Jean.

Looking at books coming in September, Jeff & Will discuss titles by Garett Leigh, Lucy Lennox & May Archer, K.M. Neuhold, Nicky James, Riley Hart, Alison Cochrun, Sam Burns & W.M. Fawkes, DJ Jamison, and Haven Hadley.

Turning to reviews, Jeff talks about Best Laid Plans by Roan Parrish, Will shares his thoughts on Unforgotten by Garrett Leigh, and they each comment on dancer James Whiteside’s slyly dark memoir Center Center.

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