Episodes

Big Gay Fiction Podcast – Episode 119 – Heidi Cullinan & Iggy Toma Discuss “The Roosevelt” Series, Christina Book Recs & More

Jeff & Will talk about the release of The Hockey Player’s Heart, which happens on Tuesday.

New patron TJ is welcomed.

Christina from Christina’s Bookshelf has recommendations for books by Nicky James and Christian Baines.

Jeff interviews author Heidi Cullinan and voice artist Iggy Toma about their collaboration on The Roosevelt series, which is Carry the Ocean and Shelter the Sea. In part one of their interview, Heidi talks about the origins of the characters and story while Iggy talks about bringing those characters to life.

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Big Gay Fiction Podcast – Episode 118 – Kris Jacen Talks “Wait for Me,” Book Reviews & More

Jeff & Will open the show with news that the blog tour for The Hockey Player’s Heart gets underway this week. The guys will be doing Facebook Live segments on their author page starting Wednesday, January 10 and the tour starts on Friday, January 12 at Hearts on Fire.

Plans were also made to attend the Los Angeles Times Book Festival, April 21 and 22. They’ll have much more details on what they’ll be doing there closer to the event. A brief mention is also given to The Ripped Bodice bookstore, which appeared on the CBS comedy Life in Pieces this past week.

Jeff reviews Shelter the Sea by Heidi Cullinan and read by Iggy Toma as well as Among the Living (PsyCop #1) by Jordan Castillo Price and read by Gomez Pugh. They guys also briefly talk about The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin, which they watched on PBS this past week.

Editor turned author Kris Jacen talks about her debut book, Wait for Me, and what led her to become an author in her own right after working with writers for a decade as Editor in Chief of MLR Press. Her next book, “Explore with Me,” arrives February 9.

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Big Gay Fiction Podcast – Episode 115 – Annabeth Albert Talks “Wheels Up,” Joyfully Jay Recommendation & More

Jeff & Will kick off the show with news about Codename: Winger #3, their second Dreamspun Desire and early reviews for The Hockey Player’s Heart.

Eli is congratulated for winning the Happy Holiday Paperback Giveaway.

Jay from Joyfully Jay discusses best of 2017 books, holiday stories (including ones with a Hanukkah setting) as well as new titles she’s been reading.

Jeff reviews A Day Makes by Mary Calmes while Will reviews Wild Trail by A.M. Arthur, Desperately Seeking Santa by Eli Easton and Finding Home by Garett Groves.

Jeff & Will interview Annabeth Albert. She has the scoop on her latest book, Wheels Up, as well as what’s happening in her other series. Plus she talks about her author inspirations, the first gay romances she read and what’s coming in 2018.

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Big Gay Fiction Podcast – Episode 114 – Erin Kyan “Love and Luck Podcast” Interview, Lisa Book Recs & More

Jeff & Will kick off the show talking about winners of the Rainbow Awards, which were announced last week.

They also discuss the recently launched Top 2 BOTM Podcast, the 12 Days Before Christmas MM Historical Fiction Blowout (which starts December 12) and the ongoing Rainbow Advent Calendar event.

New patron Robert is welcomed.

Lisa from The Novel Approach talks about holiday romances from RJ Scott, the late Paul Alan Fahey’s Rainbow Award winning book as well as an advance look at her Best of 2017, including books by Soren Summers and Steve Berman.

Will reviews In Case of Emergency by Keira Andrews, Three Under the Christmas Tree by Silvia Violet and the guys both talk about Needing a Little Christmas by Silvia Violet and narrated by Sean Crisden. Jeff then gives his own take on Up for the Challenge by Riley Hart & Devon McCormack, which Will reviewed in a previous episode.

Jeff interviews Erin Kyan, creator of the Love & Luck Podcast, about this unique romance that unfolds in a series of voice mails between Jason and Kane, two Australians who fall in love and discover they have some magic abilities.

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Big Gay Fiction Podcast – Episode 113 – Kit Williamson & John Halbach from “Eastsiders” Talk Season 3, Brandilyn Offers Holiday Audiobook Recs & More

Jeff & Will kick off the show talking about everything that happened on December 1. They were guests on Rachael Herron’s How Do You Write? podcast, which is the first time they’ve talked about their writing journeys and their collaboration. Jeff talks about submitting Codename: Winger #3. The guys also mention the cover reveal for The Hockey Player’s Heart and direct people to Love Bytes Reviews to get in on the celebration giveaway.

It’s the final week for the Holiday Paperback Giveaway.

New patron Clem is welcomed.

Will reviews The Perfect Match by Matt Burlingame. Switching to TV, the guys review the CW superhero crossover event Crisis on Earth X, Barbra Streisand’s Netflix concert The Music, The Mem’ries, The MagicWhere the Bears Are season six and Eastsiders season three.

Kit Williamson and John Halbach stop by to talk about Eastsiders season three with some behind the scenes scoop plus they discuss their new website, Where Gentlemen Go, and what’s coming up next for them.

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Big Gay Fiction Podcast – Episode 112 – Devon McCormack & Riley Hart Interview, Book Reviews & More

Jeff & Will recap the week, which included wrapping up revisions and updating websites.

Two noteworthy events happen on Friday, December 1. Jeff & Will reveal the cover for The Hockey Player’s Heart, the book they co-wrote, on Love Bytes Reviews. There’ll be a giveaway there for people to take advantage of as well. Also, December 1 begins the Rainbow Advent Calendar, which will feature a different LGBT romance each day for readers to pick up.

Laura is welcomed as a new patron.

Jeff & Will jointly review A Home for the Holidays by Joe Cosentino and narrated by Joel Leslie. Will reviews Santa’s Naughty Helper by Ari McKay and Up for the Challenge by Devon McCormack & Riley HartJeff discusses, Call Me By Your Name by Andre Aciman and narrated by Armie Hammer as well as Wait for Me by Kris Jacen.

Jeff & Will sit down with Devon McCormack and Riley Hart in an interview that was recorded at October’s GayRomLit retreat. Devon and Riley talk about how they started writing together, what’s coming up next year and much more. Plus there’s a bonus reel with even more from the interview, which is available on YouTube and all the regular podcast outlets.

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