Episodes

Episode 236 – Alice Archer and “The Infinite Onion”

Jeff reminds everyone about the release of the Hockey Allies Bachelor Bid Romances. The guys congratulate Smart Podcast, Trashy Books and Sarah Wendell for releasing episode 400 last week.

Candy Miller from Interlude Press talks with Jeff about The Tiny Book Fest, which takes place on Sunday, April 19 and Sunday, April 26 with several panels designed to bring authors and readers together to celebrate books in a virtual environment.

Alice Archer discusses her new novel, The Infinite Onion. She has details on what prompted her to write the story of Grant and Oliver and where the title comes from. She also chats about her other books, Repeating History and Executive Decision, as well as telling the story of how she got started writing.

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Episode 235 – Binge Worthy TV Plus Author Q&A

Jeff talks about this week’s release of Keeping Kyle and the rest of the Hockey Allies Bachelor Bid Romances. The guys also announce the April pick for the Big Gay Fiction Book ClubLOL: Laugh Out Loud by Lucy Lennox and Molly Maddox. They also shout out a live-streamed, benefit performance of Terrence McNally’s Lips Together, Teeth Apart that takes place Monday, April 6.

Jeff & Will recommend some great things available on streaming services to help pass the time. The picks include TV shows Toy Boy and Time After Time, documentaries At The Drive-In, Doomed: The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s Fantastic Four and Man Made, and movies The Sun is Also A StarI Am Jonas, Just Friends and The Thing About Harry.

As a sample of what happens on the Big Gay Author Podcast, Jeff & Will present four author Q&A’s that have appeared on that show. L.A. Witt, Gregory Ashe, Layla Reyne and Lucy Lennox each offer insight into their writing process, successes and failures, as well as offer advice to those just starting out.

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Big Gay Fiction Book Club March 2020: “Arctic Heat” by Annabeth Albert

In the premiere episode of the Big Gay Fiction Book Club, Jeff and Will have a deep dive discussion about Annabeth Albert’s Arctic Heat.

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Episode 234 – Hockey Allies Bachelor Bid Romances

The guys remind everyone that the Big Gay Fiction Book Club premieres this week. They also note the passing of playwright Terrence McNally.

Jeff reviews Someday, Someday by Emma Scott.

RJ Scott, V.L. Locey, Susan Scott Shelley and Chantal Mer join Jeff for a conversation about the Hockey Allies Bachelor Bid Romances they created. Each author talks about their book in the shared universe as well as the experience of creating the Hockey Allies world, sharing characters between the stories and why they think hockey romances continue to be so popular.

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Episode 233 – Growing the TBR: Book Recommendations from Jay & Lisa

Will reminds everyone that the first episode of the Big Gay Fiction Book Club, featuring Annabeth Albert’s Arctic Heat, will arrive on Tuesday, March 31. Jeff also updates everyone on the funds raised by the Romance for Literacy project.

Jeff talks about the new album Losing my Mind: A Sondheim Disco Fever Dream and then reviews Risk Taker, the latest in the Mixed Messages series by Lily Morton.

Jay from Joyfully Jay and Lisa from The Novel Approach recommend books from TJ Klune, E.M. Lindsey, Russ Thomas, Lucy Lennox, Jordan Castillo Price, Nora Phoenix and Sophie Gonzales.

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Episode 232 – TJ Klune on “House in the Cerulean Sea,” “Extraordinaries” and “Green Creek”

Jeff and Will announce that the podcast made the list of Book Riot’s “33 of the Best Book Podcasts for All Genres.”

Jeff reviews TJ Klune’s The House in the Cerulean Sea and the TJ joins Jeff for a discussion about Cerulean Sea, including the Wikipedia article that sparked the idea, the story’s unique setting, the children that populate the orphanage and the message he hopes the book conveys. They also talk about the May release of The Extraordinaries and the August wrap up of the Green Creek series.

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