Archives for December 2011

Great L.A. Witt Giveaways!

Just a reminder we have two great giveaways running right now at Joyfully Jay!  L.A. Witt has kindly donated two books to our readers! Both contests run through January 3 at 11:59 EST.  L.A. will also be with us that day to chat about both books.  Thanks L.A.! Win a copy of Noble Metals Win […]

Review: Trust Me by Elizabeth Hyder

Buy Link: Trust Me Author: Elizabeth Hyder Publisher: Storm Moon Press Length: Short Story Rating: 4.25 Trust Me was originally published in June as part of the Wild Passions anthology and five of the stories are now being released individually. The anthology features stories about anthropomorphic characters, which isn’t necessarily my usual reading style, but […]

Review and Giveaway: The Given and the Taken

Buy Link: The Given & the Taken Author: L.A. Witt Publisher: Samhain Length: Novel Rating: 4.5 stars The Given & the Taken opens with Levi pacing in a snowy field, eagerly awaiting the arrival of his boyfriend Ian.  They have been separated for a year after Levi’s wolf clan required a test to ensure that […]

Review: Every Time a Bell Rings by Missy Welsh

Buy Link: Every Time a Bell Rings Author: Missy Welsh Publisher: MLR Press Length: Short Story Rating: 4.75 Life has been rough lately for Brian Bailey.  He recently lost his mother after devoting his life to caring for her for a year, and now his apartment has burned down days before Christmas.  Luckily his best […]

2011 Favorite Books

Hi everyone!  This has been a great reading year for me and I am so excited to be able to share my love of books, and especially romance, with you all.  Here is my year end favorites list.  I called it 2011 Favorite Books, but actually this is technically Favorites of April-December since that is […]

Review and Giveaway: Noble Metals by L.A. Witt

Title: Noble Metals Author: L.A. Witt Publisher: Carnal Passions Length: Novel Rating: 4.25 Robert Belton is working as a prostitute in a Seattle saloon, stuck in the city after he and his brothers lost all their money intended for the Klondike Gold Rush to gambling and whoring.  Although his brothers returned home, Robert couldn’t bear […]

Review: Whitetail Rock by Anne Tenino

Title: Whitetail Rock Author: Anne Tenino Length: Novella Rating: 5 I loved Tenino’s book 18% Gray when I read it earlier this year (reviewed here), so I went looking to see what else she had written. I was excited to find that she had done a free story as part of the M/M Goodreads Hot […]

Coming This Week

Hello everyone! Happy holiday wishes to all of you celebrating! I hope that everyone is having a wonderful holiday season. So far things are going well at my house. Everyone is enjoying Chanukah and I have just about gotten the smell of frying latkes out of my clothes!  Way too much baking going on for […]