Big Gay Fiction Podcast

Big Gay Fiction Book Club: Bad Boy by Emma Alcott – BGFP episode 359

Inexperienced Colton is trapped in a remote cabin with irresistibly sexy romance author Russ in Emma Alcott‘s Bad Boy, the Big Gay Fiction Book Club pick for JanuaryAs always, in our book club chat there are spoilers ahead so keep that in mind if you haven’t read the book yet. Make sure you keep listening after our discussion for the first chapter from the audiobook, narrated by Michael Ferraiuolo.

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Recapping Dante’s Cove – BGFP episode 358

Jeff and I open the show talking about books we picked up at a recent library giveaway and that leads to a discussion about how we decide which books to have a physical copy of versus an electronic one.

We also kick off a new, monthly feature where we’ll be recapping episodes of the sexy, supernatural drama Dante’s Cove, which ran from 2005-2007 on Here TV. Of course, we start from the beginning with Season 1, Episode 1, an episode titled “In the Beginning.”

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Chatting With Author Lauren Blakely – BGFP episode 357

New York Times best selling author Lauren Blakely talks about The Best Men, which she co-wrote with USA Today best selling author Sarina Bowen. Lauren shares all the details on how she and Sarina came up with the ideas for this enemies-to-lovers romance, and how their writing process worked.

Lauren also discusses how she went from journalism to a romance writing career that spans over 100 books. Of course, she also shares some book recommendations too, which leads to details about how she came to co-write with author KD Casey.

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New Year, New Books to Recommend – BGFP episode 355

Jeff and I kick off 2022 with a bunch of book recommendations.

First up, we announce the Big Gay Fiction Book Club selection for January, the sexy bad boy/virgin romance that is appropriately titled Bad Boy by Emma Alcott.

We then discuss some of the amazing books we’re looking forward to in January, including titles by David Valdes, K.M. Neuhold & Mia Monroe, Susan Scott Shelley & Chantal Mer, Pandora Pine, Nora Phoenix, Cat Sebastian, A.L. Graziadei, Kiki Clark & E.M. Lindsey, Alexis Hall, A.M. Arthur, Merry Farmer, and the authors of the forthcoming Heart2Heart anthology.

Jeff also reviews some of his recent reads, The Best Men by Lauren Blakely & Sarina Bowen, Here’s to Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera, and If This Gets Out by Sophie Gonzales & Cale Dietrich.

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A Look Back At 2021 – BGFP episode 354

It’s the last episode of 2021! Jeff and I discuss the holiday programming we’ve been watching, including the Amazon series With Love, the Comedy Central movie A Clüsterfünke Christmas, RuPaul’s The Bitch Who Stole Christmas, Peacock’s Days of Our Lives: A Very Salem Christmas, and two Lifetime movies Under the Christmas Tree and Candy Cane Candidate.

We review some of our recent reads: Catch Me if I Fall by Noah Steele, C*ck Blocked by K.C. Kassidy, The Holiday Hookup by Baylin Crow, and Holigay by K.M. Neuhold.

Then we discuss some of our favorite reads from the year, including the 10 books we read for the Big Gay Fiction Book Club, and books by Sarina Bowen, Slade James, Eli Easton & Tara Lain, Adriana Herrera, Emery Lee, Steven Rowley, TJ Klune, and K.C. Kassidy.

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More Holiday Book Recommendations – BGFP episode 351

Jeff and I kick off the show with a brief recap of all the fun that was had during the Big Gay Fiction Fest. They also talk about NBC’s Annie Live and ABC’s Live in Front of a Studio Audience featuring classic episodes of Facts of Life and Diff’rent Strokes.

We preview some books that are coming before the end of the year, including titles from E.M. Lindsey, Merry Farmer, Emma Lyon, Lily Morton, Ariella Zoelle, J.A. Rock & Lisa Henry, and Jayce Ellis.

Jeff and I also review four sexy/sweet seasonal books: The Nutcracker by Robin Knight, Dallas Christmas by RJ Scott, Ginger Snapping all the Way by Gabbi Grey, and The Bromance Zone by Lauren Blakely.

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