This week, Jenny Holiday launches The Fixer, book one in her 1980s-set New Wave Newsroom universe. Set against the machinations of a college newspaper, the series is quick-releasing this fall and will take you back to a totally tubular time of big hair and big romance. To kick off the series, she wrote a gnarly 1980s quiz. Check back tomorrow for answers with commentary. One commenter on today’s or tomorrow’s post will win a copy of The Fixer and copies of subsequent books in the series as they release. And, hey, we’d be amped if you’d share your schweet quiz answers too!
“Dickweed” refers to:
- An unfortunately named weed that has nothing to do with the 1980s.
- 1980s slang for genital warts
- A distasteful person.
Which 1980s heartthrob went on to become a Trump surrogate?
- Scott Baio aka Charles in Charge
- Kirk Cameron aka Mike Seaver
- Ricky […]
Jenny Holiday’s latest 49th Floor novel, His Heart’s Revenge, is her first m/m romance and features two hot heroes with a past. I’ve enjoyed all the 49th Floor books and thought it would be fun to ask Jenny a few questions. She was game and so….
Dabney: Why the 49th floor as opposed to the 23rd or the 86th?
Jennie: Most of the non-hotel skyscrapers in Toronto are in the range of fifty to seventy storeys. I was mindful as I was planning the first book in the series that my hero’s business wasn’t a huge, multi-national operation, and I didn’t realistically see him at the top of one of the highest buildings, so I tried to hit a sweet spot where you could have the fantasy of “wow, we’re really high up and there’s lots of money […]