The 411 on Rhys Ford’s 415 Ink Series – BGFP episode 154

Jeff and I start things off this week by mentioning the development deal Bea and Leah Koch from the Ripped Bodice signed with Sony Pictures Television. We also urge everyone to support the Kickstarter Kit Williamson and John Halbach started to fund the fourth and final season of Eastsiders.

I review the webseries After Forever. Jeff reviews Savior by Rhys Ford and recommends listeners pre-order The Bones Beneath My Skin by TJ Klune. I also look at the novella Flirt by Lucy Lennox (Gah! It’s so damn good!)

Jeff interviews Rhys Ford about Savior, the second book in the 415 Ink series. They also talk about the forthcoming urban fantasy anthology Devil May Take Me as well as what else is coming up from Rhys.

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A Terrific Three-For-One Author Interview – BGFP episode 153

Jeff & I kick off the show with a celebration of our 21st wedding anniversary. Yay us!

We discuss The Man Who Invented ChristmasThe Power of Grayskull: The Definitive History of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and Sugar Rush.

On the book front, Jeff gives his thoughts on Hudson’s Luck by Lucy Lennox and I review the amazing historical romance, Duke in Denial by Alexandria Ainsworth.

For the interview portion of the show, we welcome Rosalind Abel, Mildred Abbott and a special super secret guest. We find out the origins of Rosalind’s Lavender Shores series and Mildred’s Cozy Corgi cozy mysteries as well as what’s coming up for both of them by the end of the year.

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Interview With Debut Author Alexander C. Eberhart – BGFP episode 152

Jeff shares the news that the cover reveal for Audio Assault, the third book in the Codename: Winger series, happens on Monday, September 3 at

We also review the documentary Rebels on Pointe and the film Saturday Church. On the book front, Jeff reviews Borrowing Blue by Lucy Lennox and I review Hudson’s Luck by Lucy Lennox as well as Pumpkin Spice Omega by Susi Hawke.

Jeff interviews Alexander C. Eberhart about this debut YA novel, There Goes Sunday SchoolThey discuss the inspiration for the book, Alex’s author influences and what he likes to read, his writing process and what’s coming up next.

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Hank Edwards and Joyfully Jay – BGFP episode 151

Jeff and I attended the Queer Sacramento Author Collective readings that took place on Friday night at the Lavender Library, featuring authors LE Franks, Pat Henshaw, Amy Lane, J. Scott Coatsworth and co-host Jeff Adams.

Jay from Joyfully Jay stops by with a preview of the upcoming Reading Challenge Month, which begins September 3. She also recommends books from Tal Bauer, Lee Welch, Amy Lane and N.R. Walker.

Summer movies The MegChristopher RobinBecoming Bond and Crazy Rich Asians are briefly discussed. Jeff talks about his first visit to Rosalind Abel’s Lavender Shores with a quick review of The Palisade while Will goes on to review the fourth Shores book, The Shipwreck.

Hank Edwards, our first Coastal Magic Convention Featured Author guest, chats about the latest in his Critter Catchers series as well as the re-release of his Fluffers, Inc. series. He also tells us what he enjoys about Coastal Magic and gives us a look at what’s coming next for him.

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Talking With Author/Director Brian Sloan – BGFP episode 150

This week we turn 150! Well, the podcast does 😉 We mark the occasion with a new, freshened up intro by voice artist Derrick McClain!

Jeff and I congratulate the filmmaking team of Jason T. Gaffney, Ed Gaffney and Suzanne Brockmann on Analysis Paralysis getting its world premiere screening at September’s Reeling: The Chicago LGBTQ+ International Film Festival.

The documentary Kiki is reviewed. Jeff then reviews Not Your Villain by C.B. Lee and also gives a shoutout to Rhys Ford’s upcoming book, SaviorHe encourages people to pre-order that ahead of its mid-September release.

Author and filmmaker Brian Sloan is interviewed about his latest project, West 40s. Brian also talks about earlier works, such as his YA novels, the film WTC View and what he currently enjoys watching.

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