This is part two of our crossover episode with The Big Gay Fiction Podcast! Amanda and I connected with Jeff and Will and answered listener questions from our Patreon communities. The Big Gay Fiction Podcast released part one Thursday 4 November so you get all four of us being ridiculous together for two episodes back to back. We’re talking about the first m/m romances we ever read, and we have book recs, food discussions, and … Continue reading 482. Big Gay Podcast AMA Part II!
It’s time for another edition of Stuff We Like! It’s time for our weekly holiday gift guides, and our first one: calendars and planners and trackers and more, oh my. Want to see? Just click that image above or click right here, and come shop with us! And if you’d like to browse some more, we have a complete Stuff We Like archive, including past Gift Guides and other posts of our favorite items.
This is a very odd book that I have read one or two chapters at a time, and then told people about, usually starting with, “Can I tell you about this weird-ass book I’m reading that I can’t stop thinking about?” The format follows a dialogue between a student and a philosopher, a follower of the Adlerian theory of psychology. While the subtitle reads, “The Japanese Phenomenon That Shows You How to Change Your Life and … Continue reading The Courage to Be Disliked by Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga
The transcript for Podcast 481. Sweet Dreams Recap: The Popularity Plan by Rosemary Vernon has been posted!
Hey, there! How’s things by you? Also, do you remember how time works? I do not. I know the adage, “The days are long, but the years are short.” Right now, I think the days are getting shorter, the months are on warp speed, and I stopped being able to tell what year it is in 2019. My calendar (I just looked at it twice) tells me that it’s October 28, but fall is certainly … Continue reading What is Your Favorite Part of This Season?
It’s time for part two of the Sweet Dreams Romance Recap Project, featuring The Popularity Plan by Rosemary Vernon. Unlike P.S. I Love You, I hadn’t read this one before, so it’s an adventure for all of us. We’ve got some hefty social anxiety, friends with Plans (and wall calendars as seen on the cover) and some very classic dating tropes. Grab your tea and your comfy hoodie and come hang out with me! … Music: … Continue reading 481. Sweet Dreams Recap: The Popularity Plan by Rosemary Vernon
The transcript for Podcast 480. Love In the Mix: A Cookbook for Romance Readers, with Leslie Hachtel has been posted!
Leslie Hachtel and Nikki Brock put together Love In The Mix: A Cookbook for Romance Readers to benefit ProLiteracy, and she joins me to talk about it. Leslie tells me all about the cookbook, how it came to be, and some of her favorite recipes. We discuss family favorites and family history through food, and then, as a bonus, I’ve added info about two favorite recipes for you to try. Over 70 romance authors contributed … Continue reading 480. Love In the Mix: A Cookbook for Romance Readers, with Leslie Hachtel
It’s time for another edition of Stuff We Like! We love pins, and we love lots of different pins, and I’m sorry in advance for this one. It’s temptation in the extreme! Want to see? Just click that image above or click right here, and come shop with us! And if you’d like to browse some more, we have a complete Stuff We Like archive, including past Gift Guides and other posts of our favorite … Continue reading Stuff We Like: Pins, Patches, and Decorative Adorableness
The transcript for Podcast 479. Sweet Dreams Recap: PS I Love You by Barbara Conklin has been posted!
It’s time! It’s time! This is the first of the Sweet Dreams Romance Recap Project, wherein I am recapping the first twenty Sweet Dreams YA romances, starting with Sweet Dreams #1, P.S. I Love You by Barbara Conklin. This book is a lot. It’s angsty and tragic, but there are some moments I remember so very clearly, and I probably read this more than 30 years ago. This was definitely one of my gateway books. What … Continue reading 479. Sweet Dreams Recap: PS I Love You by Barbara Conklin