Archives for October 2011

Review: You and a Billion Blue Tiles

Title: You and a Billion Blue Tiles Author: Missy Welsh Length: Short Story Rating: 5 I first read this story as part of the Goodreads M/M Romance Group Hot Summer Days event.  I instantly fell in love with this sweet and romantic story and thought it would be a great way to kick off virgin hero week. […]

2 Boys in Love Like Virgins Too!

My friends and fellow bloggers Matt and Brad from the awesome blog 2 Boys in Love have decided to share in some of the virgin hero fun with me this week.  They are running a challenge for our readers to increase the number of followers on my blog. Here is the deal.  At the end […]

(I) Like a Virgin

I enjoy a good alpha hero. And I adore a good reformed party-boy slut. But one of my all time favorite romance tropes is the virgin hero. Something about that inexperienced guy just does it for me. Maybe he is slightly nerdy, shy, or socially awkward and hasn’t done much dating. Or maybe he has […]

Coming This Week: Virgin Heroes!

Happy Virgin Hero Week everyone!  Yes, I just made this up but I totally think it should be a holiday, don’t you all? If you guys have been reading the blog this past week you know I am crazy excited to kick off the first theme week at Joyfully Jay.  Virgin heroes are one of […]

Review: Dark Soul #1 by Aleksandr Voinov

Title: Dark Soul #1 Author: Aleksandr Voinov Publisher: Riptide Publishing Length: Novella Rating: 4.5 Dark Soul is broken into two short stories, Dark Soul and Dark Secret.  In the first, Stefano Marino, a west coast Mafia boss, has traveled to the East Coast to hold vigil at the death bed of a family patriarch.  While […]

Virgin Hero Week Teaser: Excerpt from The Closer You Get

I am getting super excited for next week at Joyfully Jay.  As I mentioned a few days ago, we are going to have our first theme week celebrating the virgin hero, one of my all time favorite tropes. I will be reviewing The Closer You Get by L.A. Witt, a story that features a virgin […]

Review: The Distance Between Us by L.A. Witt

Buy Link: The Distance Between Us Author: L.A. Witt Publisher: Samhain Length: Novel Rating: 4.75 Rhett Solomon and Ethan Mallory have recently ended their 10-year relationship, yet they are stuck living together until they are able to unload their house. They decide to take in a roommate in hopes that the extra income will allow […]

Review: Edward Unconditionally by Lynn Lorenz

Buy Link: Edward Unconditionally Author: Lynn Lorenz Publisher: Loose Id Length: Novel Rating: 4.25 This book is part of my Goodreads Bingo challenge.  The category is “Gay Men with Pets” which fits this book perfectly as Edward’s dog Winston has a big role (there he is looking adorable on the cover).  I originally picked this […]