The Fresh Fiction Podcast

Conversations about what you’re reading, what you’re watching, and what you’re listening to

Getting to know you…

Posted on February 24th, 2021

Gwen and Danielle have known each other for a while but wanted to interview each other for the first podcast for listeners to get some insight into their personalities, likes/dislikes, and a bunch of random tangents. Our normal-ish format will start next time (we just want to keep you on your toes for now)! 

From our interviews...  


Fresh Fiction Book Club, currently meeting virtually – join us weekly!!  

RIP Walden Books 

Sad teens in love... by Lurlene McDaniel! 

FreshFiction.TV - our tv/movie review site 

Blown Away on Netflix 

Shows with Snark: Succession (HBO), Your Honor (Showtime), The Flight Attendant (HBO) 

Comfort TV: The Office, Little Women (1994, specifically), A League of Their Own, Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, Little Mermaid, Law & Order SVU 

  • Danielle: Also Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Tangled; every medical drama and This is Us (but network TV stresses her out with COVID storylines) 

Reading: The Ex Talk by Rachel Lynn Solomon, Recipe for Persuasion by Sonali Dev 


Re-reads: Born in Fire by Nora Roberts, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott 

All the Little Women screen adaptations 

Podcast Recs (these can all be found on your favorite podcast app) 

  • Bookish/Romance: Fated Mates, Learning the Tropes, Whoamance, Black Romance Podcast 
  • Pop Culture/Current Events: NPR Pop Culture Happy Hour, Wait, Wait... Don’t Tell Me!, Code Switch, Forever 35 
  • Gwen’s recs: Who Weekly, Keep It, Why Won’t You Date Me, Best Friends with Nicole Byer and Sasheer Zamata, Watch What Crappens, The Daily, Bad Batch 

Woo-hoo! Danielle’s Book Deal!!! 

Danielle’s Fave Fresh Fiction Author Interviews: Eloisa James, Julia Quinn, Talia Hibbert, Sylvia Day 

Our Goals... 

Gwen: writing every day 

Danielle: more reading and writing/less scrolling; also, a new creative outlet 

Our comforts this week...  

Danielle: The Bridgerton Soundtrack (instrumental pop songs) on Spotify, Keurig K-Café, Harlequin Desire novels (Scandal in the VIP Suite by Nadine Gonzalez, Back in the Texan’s Bed by Naima Simone) 

Gwen: Call My Agent! on Netflix, Enchilada Bake from Costco 

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