Review: Rogue Magic by Kit Brisby

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Rating: 4.75 stars Buy Link: Amazon | iBooks | Amazon UK Length: Novel Byron Cole tows the company line. His family is at the forefront of anti-magic technology, and though young, he works as a PR rep for his family’s company, making sure everyone knows just how bad mages are and the reasons they need […]

Review: A Face Without a Heart by Rick R. Reed

A Face Without a Heary by Rick R. Reed

Rating: 5 stars Buy Link: Amazon | iBooks | Amazon UK Length: Novel Liam Howard is a photographer, specializing in making custom holograms that are exhibited in galleries around the Chicago area. When traveling on the L train one day, he is captivated by a young man’s breathtaking beauty and Liam follows him off the train […]

Review: I Love You More Than Pierogi by K.A. Merikan


Rating: 4.25 stars Buy Link: Amazon | iBooks | Amazon UK Length: Novella Adrian and Marek were closeted high school sweethearts growing up in a small town in the countryside of Poland. Adrian came out, and Marek was too ashamed/afraid to do the same. He cut off Adrian and didn’t go on the backpacking world […]

Audiobook Review: Wolfsong by T.J. Klune

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Story Rating: 5 stars Audio Rating: 4.5 stars Narrator: Kirt Graves Length: 18 hours, 40 minutes Audiobook Buy Links: Amazon/Audible | iBooks Book Buy Links:  Amazon | iBooks Ox’s father made it clear that he didn’t think Ox was worth much, and when Ox was 12, the man left home, never to return. Ox has always been a bit […]

Guest Post: The Meaning of Our Bars: A Chicago Perspective by Owen Keehnen


Today I am so pleased to welcome Owen Keehnen to Joyfully Jay. Owen has come to share his thoughts on the importance of bars for the LGBT community. Please join me in giving him a big welcome!   The Meaning of Our Bars: A Chicago Perspective Back in January I read about the closing of Irene’s Cabaret in Quincy, IL, […]

Review: Clean Slate by Heidi Champa

Clean Slate

Rating: 4 stars Buy Link: Amazon | iBooks | Amazon UK Length: Novel Wes is the kind of guy who can’t seem to stay still or satisfied. He doesn’t like to let too many people in and he always seems to sabotage any opportunity to be happy. We find Wes packing his things and moving out […]

Review: Broken Halo by Michaela Grey

Broken Halo

Rating: 4 stars Buy Link: Amazon | iBooks | Amazon UK Length: Novel Micah Ellis is a man driven. His life centers around his work. He has no friends and since a messy break-up, he has no Dom, which he desperately needs. A broken car brings him to Devon Mallory’s repair shop and despite their […]

Review: Soothsayer by Cari Z


Rating: 3.25 stars Buy Link: Amazon | iBooks | Amazon UK Length: Novel Cillian Kelly is a soothsayer. It’s a name he owns as that’s just life for him and who he is. He can look into anyone’s eyes and see their fate. It’s a gift and it’s a curse as the images he sees […]