Archives for November 2013

Chanukah Latke Recipe

So as many of you know, the holiday of Chanukah is super early this year. It started on Wednesday, which overlaps with Thanksgiving for like the first time in 100+ years (and apparently it won’t happen again for another 70,000 years).  That is because the Jewish holidays work on an ancient lunar calendar (which is […]

Review: The Door Behind Us by John C. Houser

Rating: 4.75 stars Buy Links:  Amazon | All Romance Length: Novel The Door Behind Us by John C. Houser deals with more than two men healing from the devastating aftereffects of a bloody and savage World War I.  Rather, it climbs the lofty hill of investigating how one person can reach beyond his own sense of […]

Review: Isherwood by Missy Welsh

Rating: 4 stars Buy Links:  Amazon | All Romance Length: Novel After being kicked out of his pack for being gay, Cas Maine has been wandering, looking for a new place to settle.  He is tired and hungry and just wants to find someone who will accept him.  When he wanders into the town of Isherwood, […]

Guest Post and Giveaway: Here’s to You, Zeb Pike by Johanna Parkhurst

Hello everyone! Today I am so excited to welcome author Johanna Parkhurst to Joyfully Jay.  Johanna is here to talk to us more about her new release, Here’s to You, Zeb Pike. She has also brought a copy to giveaway.  Please join me in giving Johanna a big welcome! The Hardest Author Question (That Really […]

Review: Breaking Point by N.R. Walker

Rating: 5 stars Buy Links:  Amazon | All Romance Length: Novel Sex, lies, guilt, and videotape…okay, there’s not really videotape, but the rest is only a small portion of the awesomeness that is this book. If you remember, I reviewed the first edition of Point of No Return about a year ago. (The most recent edition […]

Review: Bashert by Gale Stanley

Rating: 4.5 stars Buy Links:  Amazon | All Romance Length: Short Story Jonah Stern is determined that this holiday season he will lose his virginity to a good non-Jewish boy.  But Jonah is awkward and not comfortable in the bar scene and not quite sure how to go about it.  Jonah has distanced himself from his […]

Guest Post and Giveaway: Jaded by EM Lynley

Hello everyone and Happy Thanksgiving to my U.S. folks! Today I am very excited to welcome author EM Lynley to the blog. EM is here to talk to us more about her newest release in the Precious Gems series, Jaded.  She has also brought a great giveaway for you guys.  So welcome EM! Jaded, A […]


Sorry, I got a bit behind, but I have two more giveaway winners to announce! -Brokenhearted by Cate Ashwood: H.B. -Signed copy of What We Deserve by Kerry Freeman: Trix Thank you to everyone who stopped by the blog and entered the contests. And a big thanks to Cate and Kerry for donating the great […]