Gerald Everett Jones - Show Host and Author artwork

Gerald Everett Jones - Show Host and Author

57 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 5 years ago -

Gerald Everett Jones is a freelance writer who lives in Santa Monica, California. His novels include Bonfire of the Vanderbilts, Choke Hold, Mr. Ballpoint, Christmas Karma, and The Misadventures of Rollo Hemphill (series). He is the host of the GetPublished! Radio show getpublishedradio.com.

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Episodes

Christmas Karma - Audiobook Sample

December 04, 2015 00:00 - 6.34 MB

Narrated by Aundrea Mitchell. Old stuff comes knocking during the holidays. An homage to Anne Tyler.

Mr Ballpoint - Audiobook Sample

November 26, 2015 00:00 - 6.55 MB

The oh-so-droll Michael Gilboe narrates. In 1945, Milton Reynolds introduced the ballpoint to the United States and triggered the biggest single-day shopping riot in history at Gimbels in Manhattan. The Reynolds International Pen Company made $5 million in eight weeks during the first non-wartime Christmas season. Thereafter, increasing competition from established companies such as Eversharp triggered several years of the "Pen Wars".

Bonfire of the Vanderbilts - Audiobook Sample

November 13, 2015 00:00 - 6.43 MB

Rebecca Roberts narrates Gerald Everett Jones's novel about an art scandal in 1892 Paris.

My Inflatable Friend - Audiobook Sample

November 11, 2015 00:00 - 6.86 MB

Stuart Appleton narrates Gerald Everett Jones's humorous novel My Inflatable Friend about a young man who lusts too much and fails by falling upward.

Bonfire Of The Vanderbilts Vromans 080915

August 16, 2015 00:00 - 4.5 MB

Gerald reads from Chapter 21 of Bonfire of the Vanderbilts.

Bonfire Of The Vanderbilts Vromans 020815

August 16, 2015 00:00 - 6.83 MB

Gerald reads the Prologue and part of Chapter 1 from his historical novel Bonfire of the Vanderbilts at Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena at an event sponsored by the Independent Writers of Southern California.

Radio Book Review The Art Thief 040 080115

August 01, 2015 00:00 - 3.42 MB

Gerald's review of The Art Thief by Noah Charney. (KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles reviews are on summer hiatus.)

Radio Book Review The Forgery of Venus (Reprise) 039 072515

July 23, 2015 00:00 - 3.05 MB

Reprise of Gerald's radio book review of The Forgery of Venus by Michael Gruber.

Radio Book Review The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey 038 071815

July 17, 2015 00:00 - 3.04 MB

Gerald's radio book review of The Last Days of Ptolemy Grey by Walter Mosley. Airs on The Mark Isler Show, Saturday, July 18, 2015 on KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles.

Radio Book Review Ballad of the Black and Blue Mind 037 062715

June 26, 2015 00:00 - 3.33 MB

Gerald's book review of The Ballad of the Black and Blue Mind by Anne Roiphe. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, Saturday, June 27, 2015.

Radio Book Review I Do and I Don't 036 062015

June 19, 2015 00:00 - 3.42 MB

Gerald's book review of I Do and I Don't: A History of Marriage in the Movies by Jeanine Basinger. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, June 20, 2015.

Radio Book Review Adultery by Paulo Coelho 035 061315

June 12, 2015 00:00 - 2.84 MB

Gerald's book review of Adultery by Paulo Coelho, aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM, Saturday, June 13, 2015.

Radio Book Review The Professor of Desire 034 060615

June 04, 2015 00:00 - 3.46 MB

Gerald's book review of The Professor of Desire by Philip Roth. Aired Saturday, June 6, 2015 on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM, Los Angeles.

Radio Book Review BMW 5-Series M Car 033 052315

May 22, 2015 00:00 - 3.37 MB

Gerald's book review of The Classic BMW 5-Series M Car by Robert P. Hall. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, May 23, 2015.

Radio Book Review Prague Cemetery 032 051615

May 15, 2015 00:00 - 3.42 MB

Gerald's book review of The Prague Cemetery by Umberto Eco. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, May 16, 2015.

Radio Book Review Forgery of Venus 031 050915

May 08, 2015 00:00 - 3.05 MB

Gerald's book review of The Forgery of Venus by Michael Gruber. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, May 10, 2015.

Radio Book Review Prime Rib & Boxcars 030 050215

May 01, 2015 00:00 - 3.49 MB

Here's my book review of Prime Rib & Boxcars: Whatever Happened to Victoria Station? by Tom Blake. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, May 2, 2015, 9:40 pm PT.

Radio Book Review My Voice Will Go with You Revisted 029 041115

April 10, 2015 00:00 - 3.31 MB

Stories are more powerful after they are forgotten. Gerald revisits his book review of his most popular podcast so far - My Voice Will Go with You by Sidney Rosen, about the healing storytelling of psychiatrist Milton Erickson, pioneer of neurolinguistic programming. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 9:40 pm.

Radio Book Review Musicianship 028 040415

April 03, 2015 00:00 - 3.38 MB

Gerald reviews three stories that have musicianship as their theme: An Equal Music by Vikram Seth, A Late Quartet (movie), and The Bear Comes Home by Rafi Zabor. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 9:40 pm PT.

Radio Book Review Invisible by Paul Auster 028 032815

March 27, 2015 00:00 - 3.37 MB

Radio book review of literary fiction novel Invisible by Paul Auster. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 9:40 PM PT.

Radio Book Review Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe 027 032115

March 20, 2015 00:00 - 3.28 MB

Gerald's book review of Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 9:40 pm.

Radio Book Review The Belief in Angels 026 031415

March 13, 2015 00:00 - 2.34 MB

Gerald's radio book review of The Belief in Angels by J. Dylan Yates. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM, Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 9:40 pm PT.

Radio Book Review Major Pettigrew's Last Stand 025 022815

February 27, 2015 00:00 - 3.45 MB

Gerald's book review of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson, aired Saturday, February 28, 2015 on The Mark Isler Show, 870 AM Los Angeles, at 9:40pm PT.

Radio Book Review Funny Girl 024 022115

February 20, 2015 00:00 - 3.34 MB

Gerald's radio book review of Funny Girl by British novelist Nick Hornby, aired Saturday, February 21, 2015, on The Mark Isler Show, 870 AM Los Angeles, 9:40pm PT.

Radio Book Review A Spool of Blue Thread 023 021415

February 13, 2015 00:00 - 3.4 MB

Gerald's book review of A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler, aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, February 14, 2015, 9:40 pm PT.

Radio Book Review A Delicate Truth 022 020715

February 06, 2015 00:00 - 3.37 MB

Gerald's book review of A Delicate Truth by John Le Carre, aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, February 7, 2015, 9:50pm PT.

Radio Book Review Abandoned in Hell 021 013115

January 31, 2015 00:00 - 3.39 MB

Gerald reviews Abandoned in Hell: The Fight for Vietnam's Firebase Kate by William Albracht and Marvin J. Wolf. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, January 31, 2015, 9:50 PM PT.

Radio Book Review The Map and the Territory 020 012415

January 22, 2015 00:00 - 3.38 MB

Gerald's book review of "The Map and the Territory" by contemporary French novelist Michel Houellebecq. Aired on The Mark Isler Show KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles Saturday January 24, 2015 9:35 PM PT.

Radio Book Review An Object of Beauty 019 011715

January 16, 2015 00:00 - 3.47 MB

Gerald's book review of "An Object of Beauty" by Steve Martin, aired on Saturday, January 17, 2015 on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, 9:30 PM Pacific.

Radio Book Review of The Long Lavender Look 018 011015

January 08, 2015 00:00 - 3.46 MB

Gerald's book review of The Long Lavender Look (a Travis McGee thriller) by John D. MacDonald. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, January 10, 2015, 9:30 pm.

Radio Book Review of A Good Year 017 122714

December 25, 2014 00:00 - 3.46 MB

Gerald reviews "A Good Year" by Peter Mayle, aired on The Mark Isler Show, 870 AM Los Angeles.

Radio Book Review - 2014 Book Awards 016 122014

December 18, 2014 00:00 - 3.4 MB

Gerald announces his picks for highly recommended books in different categories. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, December 20, 2014.

Radio Book Review of The Mackerel Plaza 015 121314

December 11, 2014 00:00 - 3.48 MB

Gerald reviews humorous novel The Mackerel Plaza by Peter De Vries about a preacher who can't remarry. Aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, December 13, 2014.

Radio Book Review Of Cutting For Stone 014 6Dec14

December 03, 2014 00:00 - 3.33 MB

Gerald's radio book review of the literary novel "Cutting for Stone" by Abraham Verghese, first aired on KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, December 6, 2014.

Radio Book Review Of The Goldfinch 29Nov14

November 27, 2014 00:00 - 3.05 MB

Gerald's review of "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt aired Saturday, November 29, 2014, on KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles.

Radio Book Review "The Beginners Goodbye" by Anne Tyler 013 12Nov14

November 20, 2014 00:00 - 2.69 MB

Gerald's book review of "The Beginner's Goodbye" by Anne Tyler, aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, November 22, 2014, 9:30 PM PT. Gerald's new novel "Christmas Karma" was written for her fans.

Radio Book Review "President Me" by Adam Carolla 012 111514

November 10, 2014 00:00 - 2.08 MB

Gerald's snapshot book review of "President Me: The America That's in My Head" aired on The Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, November 11, 2014, 9:54 PM PT. Good multipurpose bathroom reader.

Radio Book Review "Griftopia" by Matt Taibbi 011 110814

November 04, 2014 00:00 - 1.94 MB

Gerald's book review of "Griftopia: Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America." Matt Taibbi is a ferocious investigative reporter who dug to the bottom of the stinking economic mess. You'll be surprised what he found.

Radio Book Review "Arsenal of Democracy" 010 110114

October 31, 2014 00:00 - 2.27 MB

On his weekly snapshot book review, Gerald Everett Jones comments on "The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm America at War" by A. J. Baime.

Christmas Karma Chapter 1

October 31, 2014 00:00 - 5.83 MB

Gerald Everett Jones reads from his new book "Christmas Karma," on oddball parable narrated by an angel who has a weird sense of humor. (Chapter 1 excerpt) The book is available on Amazon and B&N.

Radio Book Review "Elizabeth the First Wife" 009 102514

October 24, 2014 00:00 - 1.01 MB

Gerald's review of "Elizabeth the First Wife" by Lian Dolan, first aired on the Mark Isler Show, KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles, Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Radio Book Review "The Woody" 008 101814

October 17, 2014 00:00 - 530 KB

Gerald's one-minute book review on KRLA 870 AM of "The Woody" by Peter Lefcourt, a boychik-lit political satire about a senator who gets caught with his pants down.

Radio Book Review "My Voice Will Go with You" 007 101114

October 10, 2014 00:00 - 1.99 MB

Gerald's one-minute book review on KRLA 870 AM of "My Voice Will Go with You" by Sidney Rosen, about psychiatrist Milton Erickson and his powerful technique of using storytelling to achieve emotional healing and mental health.

Radio Book Review "Shakespeare" by Bill Bryson 006 100414

October 03, 2014 00:00 - 1.95 MB

In episode six of his Boychik Lit book reviews on KRLA, Gerald covers "Shakespeare" by Bill Bryson and comments on how the Bard made up new words as he went along.

Radio Book Review P. G. Wodehouse 005 092714

September 26, 2014 00:00 - 1.74 MB

Gerald's book review of "Right Ho, Jeeves" by P. G. Wodehouse, aired Saturday, September 27, 2014 on KRLA 870 AM radio Los Angeles.

Radio Book Review "Sweet Tooth" by Ian McEwan 004 091314

September 12, 2014 00:00 - 1.47 MB

In episode four of his Boychik Lit book reviews on KRLA, Gerald covers "Sweet Tooth" by British author Ian McEwan. Like all good spy stories, it's about relationships and betrayals.

Radio Book Review "Sense of an Ending" by Julian Barnes 003 090214

September 05, 2014 00:00 - 1.52 MB

Gerald reviews "The Sense of an Ending" by Julian Barnes on his weekly Boychik Lit segment on KRLA 870 AM Los Angeles

Radio Book Review "The Marriage Plot" 002 082314

August 22, 2014 00:00 - 1.67 MB

Second segment of Boychik Lit book reviews. "The Marriage Plot" by Jeffrey Eugenides. Aired on KRLA 870 AM on August 23, 2014.

Radio Book Review "Forever Panting" 001 081614

August 15, 2014 00:00 - 1.41 MB

First in a series of one-minute Boychik Lit book reviews aired on KRLA 870 AM radio in Los Angeles. Gerald defines "boychik lit" and recommends the scandalous and funny "Forever Panting" by Peter De Vries.

Mr Ballpoint Chapter 1

July 16, 2014 00:00 - 3.99 MB

Author Gerald Everett Jones reads the first chapter of Mr. Ballpoint, humorous fiction about the Pen Wars of 1945.

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