Review: Once Upon a Time in the Weird West Anthology

Once Upon A Time

Rating: 4.5 stars Buy Link: Amazon | All Romance | Amazon UK Length: Anthology Steampunk, dust storms, and dinosaurs! Oh my! The imaginative and varied collection of stories in Once Upon A Time in the Weird West offer fans of western and science fiction fantasy a special treat. Some of the best authors in the […]

Kris’ Best of 2016


I always love our annual lists here at Joyfully Jay. It gives me a chance to reflect back on some of my favorites that I’ve read over the past year, and I like seeing what everyone else has at the top of their lists too. It’s not easy to pare it down though, as I’ve […]

September Favorite Books

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Hi gang! It has been a busy month with our Reading Challenge Event going on. We were lucky to find lots of great reads, both through the challenge and our everyday reading. So here are our favorites from September… Jay’s Favorite Books Pictures of You by Leta Blake Overexposed by Megan Erickson Where We Left […]

Review: Hell Cop by Astrid Amara, Nicole Kimberling, and Ginn Hale

hell cop

Rating: 4.75 stars Buy Link: Amazon | All Romance | Amazon UK Length: Anthology This week’s Reading Challenge Month challenge is all about the New-to-Me Author Week. Me? I got super lucky and found a book (okay, it was recommended to me by my personal recommendation service) that had not one, but three new-to-me authors. […]

Coming This Week

new coming this week

Hi gang! Hope you all had a great week! This week we celebrated Around the World Week for our Reading Challenge Month. This was a new theme for us to try this year and I really had a lot of fun with it! I hope you all did as well! There is still time to […]

Review: Charmed and Dangerous Anthology

Cover art by Jordan Castillo Price

Rating: 4.5 stars Buy Links:  Amazon | All Romance | Amazon UK Length: Anthology The Charmed & Dangerous anthology is a wonderful collection of stories from ten fabulous authors. The stories fall in a range from fantasy, to urban fantasy, to contemporary with a supernatural twist. What ties them together is the connection to the world […]

Sammy’s Best of 2012

best of 2012

So when Joyfully Jay asked me to list my favs for 2012, I jumped all over it!  I was thrilled to put to paper once again how many fantastic novels I reviewed this year.  However, given the number of choices, I knew I had to think critically and carefully about my top picks.  I needed […]

Guest Review: Irregulars Anthology

Guest Review by Sammy Title: Irregulars Authors: Nicole Kimberling, Josh Lanyon, Astrid Amara, Ginn Hale Publisher: Blind Eye Books Length: Novel Buy Links: Amazon | All Romance Rating: 5 stars “…he’d found glory an overrated commodity. Didn’t keep a body whole or even make for good company through the lonely evenings that followed its capture.” […]