Episodes

Episode 229 – Xio Axelrod’s Music Infused Stories

Jeff & Will are live from the Coastal Magic Convention! They open the show talking about a new Kickstarter campaign from Suzanne Brockmann and Jason T. Gaffney. They also discuss the Freeform film The Thing About Harry and the new CW series Katy Keene. They also reveal the highlights from their weekend at Coastal Magic.

Xio Axelrod talks to Jeff about her Frankie & Johnny books as well as Alt Er Love. Her musical background and love of the Norwegian show Skam are discussed as is how she got into writing romance. Jeff also finds out what’s coming up next for her.

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Episode 228 – Fairyland and Pirate Harems with Jamie Sands

Jeff & Will congratulate Adriana Herrera and the other winners of The Ripped Bodice Awards for Excellence in Romantic Fiction for 2019. They also discuss audio fiction podcast The Two Princes becoming an animated show and thank Kendra for sending some beautiful artwork.

Jeff reviews Brent Hartinger’s The Otto Digmore Decision and Will reviews The Good, the Bad and the Dad by Jaxon Knight.

Jamie Sands joins us to talk about the Fairyland Romance series they write as Jaxon Knight and His Piratical Harem as Drake LaMarque. Jamie gives us the scoop on both series and what’s coming up in them. We also hear how they got their start writing and what brought them to m/m romance.

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Episode 227 – Inside Hollywood & the Digital Nomad Lifestyle with Brent Hartinger

The guys offer up a new installment of Romance Revisited featuring recently re-released books.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Jeff reviews Erin McLellan’s Candy Hearts.

Brent Hartinger is here to talk about his latest book, The Otto Digmore Decision, the latest installment in the universe he began with Geography Club. He also has the details on Project Pay Day, a new movie that’s expected to be out later this year. Brent also discusses the digital nomad life he leads with his husband, author Michael Jensen.

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Episode 226 – “PsyCop” and “Spellcraft” with Jordan Castillo Price

Jeff & Will shout out a special mini-series from Smart Podcast, Trashy Books that detail the recent issues with the Romance Writers of America. They also discuss the finale of NBC’s The Good Place and the Netflix series AJ and the Queen.

Will reviews The ABC’s of Spellcraft Collection Volume 1 by Jordan Castillo Price and Jeff reviews 19 Love Songs by David Levithan.

Jordan joins Jeff to talk about the Spellcraft books as well as Bitter Pill, which is the eleventh book in the PsyCop series. Jordan details the origins of both series, talks about what’s coming next and also what got her started as an author.

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Episode 225 – Inside “The Chosen One” Universe with Macy Blake

Jeff mentions the books he released last week. The guys talk about some TV they’ve been watching, including EastSiders: The Documentary and 911 Lone Star. They also discuss the sneak peek they got of Charlie David’s GRL documentary and Jason T. Gaffney’s new project at Dekkoo.

Jeff reviews When Frankie Meets Johnny by Xio Axelrod and Triangulation by Gregory Ashe. Will reviews Avery Ford’s Trust Me and Believe Me.

Macy Blake talks with Jeff about The Chosen One series, which has its finale on February 4 with the release of Stop at Nothing. Macy also shares her plans to continue writing in the Chosen One universe, how much fun she’s had with it and what its earliest origins were.

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Episode 224 – Coastal Magic Featured Author Meghan Maslow Interview

Jeff & Will kick off this week talking about their recent appearance on the Tea & Strumpets podcast where they talked about Cat Sebastian’s The Soldier’s Scoundrel. They also have an installment of Romance Revisited.

Jeff talks about his musical theater binge that included the Broadway revival of West Side Story, the Alanis Morissette musical Jagged Little Pill and a third visit to Dear Evan Hansen. Will reviews Mischief & Mayhem by Jaxon Knight.

Coastal Magic Featured Author Meghan Maslow joins us to talk about the third book in her Starfig Investigations series and also shares what’s still to come. She also discusses what she’s looking forward to at Coastal Magic this year.

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