Jeff reviews Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner. Jeff & Will jointly review The Hideaway Inn by Philip William Stover.
Philip talks with Jeff about The Hideaway Inn and the diverse cast of queer characters he created for the small town romance. He also talks about his Love Beyond Boundaries series and shares how he got started as an author. Philip also kicks off our Pride month series of readings with an excerpt from The Hideaway Inn and he tell us what Pride means to him.
In this episode of the Big Gay Fiction Book Club, Jeff and Will discuss Romancing the Rough Diamond by Clare London.
Jeff & Will remind everyone that the May Book Club episode, featuring Clare London’s Romancing the Rough Diamond, premieres on Tuesday, May 26. Jeff also reveals the guests who are part of the podcast’s Pride month celebration.
The guys review the new documentary What Women Want: Gay Romance before documentarian Charlie David shares his thoughts on the film and what it was like to assemble it from all the footage he shot at GayRomLit in Alberquque last year. Charlie also has details about his new series, Avocado Toast, which also recently debuted.
Jesi Lea Ryan joins Jeff for a conversation about her books Surreal Estate and Love Magic where she talks about the inspiration for those stories, some of which come from her own life. Jesi also shares what got her started writing as well as what’s coming up next for her.
Will reviews There Galapagos My Heart by Philip William Stover. Jeff reviews Hard Hart by E. Davies.
Victoria Lee talks to Jeff about the Feverwake series. She discusses the dystopian world she created full of queer characters, magic and government corruption. We also get details on The Fever King WebToon, what got her started writing as well as her next book.
Clare London discusses her Romancing The… series, in particular this month’s Big Gay Fiction Book Club pick Romancing The Rough Diamond. She dishes on the high-end glamour, the jewelry business and fictionalizing the real royal family. She also talks about some of her other recent re-releases and what’s coming next.
The guys reveal the May 2020 Big Gay Fiction Book Club selection: Romancing the Rough Diamond by Clare London. Jeff shouts out a recent episode of Tea & Strumpets, which featured KJ Charles’s Band Sinister.
Jeff & Will discuss the documentaries Studio 54: The Documentary, Cherry Grove Stories and Circus of Books. Jeff reviews Layla Reyne’s Variable Onset as well as the new children’s book The One and Only Dylan St. Claire by Kamen Edwards and illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler.
Emma Scott discusses her book Someday, Someday, including the research she had to do in order to write about the many elements the book tackles, including opioid addiction and conversion therapy. Emma also talks about what got her started with writing and her shift from fantasy to romance.