Blogger and podcaster Sarah Wendell, along with a very special guest, share some Pride month reading recommendations. We also hear about what Pride means to these two.
The guys talk about TV and movies they’ve been watching, including Prideland from PBS Voices, Mélange from Logo and the Netflix film The Half of It. Jeff reviews the new graphic novel from DC Comics, You Brought Me The Ocean, by author Alex Sanchez and illustrator Jul’ Maroh.
Alex and Jul’ join Jeff to talk about their collaboration on You Brought Me the Ocean, including how they came to the project and what they hope readers take away from this reboot of Aqualad’s origin story. Alex and Jul’ also talk about the anniversaries of their trailblazing works: Jul’s Blue Is the Warmest Color, celebrating 10 years in 2020, and Alex’s Rainbow Boys, celebrating 20 years in 2021.
Author Adriana Herrera discusses her upcoming book, Finding Joy, and reads an excerpt from it. She also shares what Pride means to her.
Narrator Kirt Graves discusses the work he did narrating Lynn Van Dorn’s Now You See Me. Kirt also shares what Pride means to him.
Author TJ Klune talks about his debut young adult novel The Extraordinaries and shares the world premiere first listen for the audiobook narrated by Michael Lesley. TJ also shares what Pride means to him.
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.