Bike-Book Tour Info

2012 Book Giveaway Events

(1) Book giveaway through goodreads:  The second giveaway will start on June 1 and end on July 31, 2012.  Please follow the link below:

The first giveaway ended in May 31, 2012. Please see the winners in the link below:

(2) Book giveaway through WRPI HomoRadio:

One copy of book will be given away every Sunday 10am-2pm through WRPI HomoRadio in the month of June 2012.

* Saturday 06/16/2012 (All Day)

J.V. Petretta is joining 39 others in supporting Gay Alliance of Genesee Valley through the annual Ride 4 Pride. Please visit his fundraising page, and consider sponsor his ride. Thank-you gifts are available.

Sunday 3/11/12 (3-7pm)

Vicky Vogue - Celebration of Life & Birthdate

Please join the community as a whole to remember one amazing gentlemen, a true Diva and surely an astounding performer. Sunday, March 11th at The Underground Nightclub we will gather to Celebrate the Life & Birthdate of Daniel Winter (Vicky Vogue). Although Buffalo has lost another amazing individual, Heaven has gained another Angel. The celebration begins at 3:00pm with performances including many of Vicky's Favorites. There will be raffles, 50/50 split club. There is a $5 donation at the door which will include a buffet. All proceeds will be donated to Hospice Buffalo & The GLBT Archives of WNY in Daniel Winter/Vicky Vogue's Memory. Thank You in advance for all of your support. Jim will tell a story or two of Vicky and Jimmy in the late 1990s.


Thursday 12/22/2011 (7-9pm)

Spontaneous Solstice Celebration at 119 West Chippewa St., Buffalo, NY 14201. For more info: J.V. will be reading a short excerpt from "An Impossible Dream Story". Several other guests include singers, musicians, actors and others. Join us in welcoming the "Return of the Light".


Sunday 12/04/2011 (11am)

Worship service at COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN CHURCH followed by book-signing in the Fellowship Hall during coffee hour. 2647 Chili Avenue, Rochester, NY 14624


Sunday 11/27/2011 (10am - 2pm)

Interview with Dr. Ray on WRPI "HOMO Radio" (Troy/Albany, NY)

Saturday 11/26/2011 (5pm)

Podcast with David Balog: A THOUSAND MOMS (Schenectady, NY) Folks can call in and listen by phone: (917) 388-4649 or the link to listen online is: Also, you may support them at


Sunday 11/13/2011 (10:30am)

Worship service and book signing: 1st Congregational UCC, Niagara Falls, NY