J.R. Lawrie

Michelle’s Best of 2021

I love looking back at the year in books and 2021 was a good year to escape into all of them. The books that stood out to me seem to linger and remain with me all year and there are authors that have appeared on past lists and I’m always a little amazed that this...

Best Covers of 2021!

I am so excited to be kicking off our Best of 2021 posts today! I can’t believe we are already at the end of the year! Today we are sharing our Best Covers of 2021! These are pretty subjective, as all such things are, but they are the covers that struck me most...

April Favorite Books

Hi everyone! We are back with our favorite books of the month, sharing what we loved in April. We reviewed 99 books last month! If you missed any of these the first time around, be sure to check them out! And we’d love to hear your favorites in the comments....

Coming This Week

Hi everyone! I hope you had a great week! As you may have heard, this was a sad week for us here at Joyfully Jay as our lovely reviewer Sammy passed away. Sammy was among the first people to join the blog as a reviewer and was on the team for over nine years. In that...