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Jewel

Hobbies include: reading books, reviewing books, shopping for books, gazing longingly at books. Suffice it to say, my Kindle and I are the best of friends.


Some of Jewel’s Favorite MM Romances

Vespertine Motel. Pool. The Lightning-Struck Heart Bear, Otter, and the Kid Kick at the Darkness
Beneath the Stain Sidecar Chase the Storm Cronin's Key Misfits
Keeping Promise Rock Training Season A Forbidden Rumspringa Splinters Release
Red Dirt Christmas (Jewel’s Review)

Red Dirt Christmas (Jewel’s Review)

Title: Red Dirt Christmas Author: NR Walker Publisher: Self Published Release Date: December 11, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: unknown Reviewed by: Jewel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.6 stars out of 5 Blurb: Travis had been here at Sutton Station for just over a year. We were technically engaged, not that we’d told anyone. He was happy just knowin’ I’d said yes, and I had some…
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Darker Space (Jewel’s Review)

Darker Space (Jewel’s Review)

Title: Darker Space Author: Lisa Henry Publisher: Loose ID Release Date: October 13, 2015 Genre(s): Sience Fiction Page Count: 210 Reviewed by: Jewel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Brady Garrett is back on Earth. He’s living with his partner Cam and they’re raising his sister Lucy together. Life is better than some feral reffo from Kopa has any right to hope,…
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Jesse’s Diner (Jewel’s Review)

Jesse’s Diner (Jewel’s Review)

Title: Jesse’s Diner Author: Cardeno C. Publisher: The Romance Authors Release Date: September 29, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 112 Reviewed by: Jewel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 3.9 stars out of 5 Blurb: Two men with a shared history and a mutual attraction must be honest with themselves and each other so both their dreams come true. Quiet, unassuming Tanner Sellers spends his time running a…
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Interview with Leta Blake and Indra Vaughn

Interview with Leta Blake and Indra Vaughn

Jewel: First, I’ve got to say, that Vespertine totally blew me away. Thank you for that! And thank you both for agreeing to this interview. My inner fan-girl is doing the snoopy dance right now! 😀 Leta Blake: We’re excited that you enjoyed the book so much! Indra Vaughn: Thanks for inviting us to chat! J: A Catholic priest and an atheist rock star seem like such an unlikely coupling.…
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Cronin’s Key III (Jewel’s Review)

Cronin’s Key III (Jewel’s Review)

Title: Cronin’s Key III Author: N.R. Walker Publisher: BlueHeart Press Release Date: September 18, 2015 Genre(s): Mystery & Suspense, Paranormal, Urban Fantasy Page Count: 193 Reviewed by: Jewel Heat Level: 3 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: History isn’t always what it seems… Twelve months after his change, Alec MacAidan is still getting used to his many vampire talents. While most vampires would give anything…
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Like A Lover (Jewel’s Review)

Like A Lover (Jewel’s Review)

Title: Like A Lover (Housemates #2) Author: Jay Northcote Publisher: Jaybird Press Release Date: September 4, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary, New Adult Page Count: 143 Pages Reviewed by: Jewel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Josh has a plan: get through uni with a good degree and no debt. Focused on his goals, he pays his way by working as an escort. He…
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Valor on the Move (Jewel’s Review)

Valor on the Move (Jewel’s Review)

Title: Valor on the Move Author: Keira Andrews Publisher: Self Published Release Date: September 9, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 4326 locations (Kindle) Reviewed by: Jewel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: He’d give his life to protect the president’s son. But he never expected to risk his heart. Growing up gay in the White House hasn’t been easy for Rafael Castillo.…
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Vespertine

Vespertine

Title: Vespertine Author: Leta Blake, Indra Vaughn Publisher: Ledra Release Date: September 10, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 420 Reviewed by: Jewel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Blurb: Can a priest and a rock star obey love’s call? Seventeen years ago, Jasper Hendricks and Nicholas Blumfeld’s childhood friendship turned into a secret, blissful love affair. They spent several idyllic months together until…
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Return (Davlova #2)

Return (Davlova #2)

Title: Return (Davlova #2) Author: A.M. Sexton Publisher: Self Published Release Date: August 31, 2015 Genre(s): Dystopian Fiction Page Count: 324 Reviewed by: Jewel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: The exciting conclusion to Release Fire rages through Davlova in the wake of a bloody revolution. The tyrannical upper class has been overthrown. In the midst of the chaos, Misha and Ayo…
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A Hard Day’s Night

A Hard Day’s Night

Title: A Hard Day’s Night Author: Mia Kerick Publisher: YoungDudes Publishing Release Date: September 1, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary, Young Adult Page Count: 114 Reviewed by: Jewel Heat Level: 0 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.6 stars out of 5 Blurb: High school senior Kalin (Lennon) Macready knows several facts for certain: John Lennon is his hero. Beaumont Finley Danforth (Fin) is his best friend. And—this is the complicated one—he feels…
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Sweetwater

Sweetwater

Title: Sweetwater Author: Lisa Henry Publisher: Riptide Publishing Release Date: September 29, 2014 Genre(s): Historical, Western Page Count: 240 Reviewed by: Jewel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Wyoming Territory, 1870. Elijah Carter is afflicted. Most of the townsfolk of South Pass City treat him as a simpleton because he’s deaf, but that’s not his only problem. Something in Elijah runs contrary…
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Loving Jay (Loving You #1)

Loving Jay (Loving You #1)

Title: Loving Jay (Loving You #1) Author: Renae Kaye Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: April 18, 2014 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 200 Reviewed by: Jewel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Blurb: One thing Liam Turner knows for sure is that he’s not gay—after all, his father makes it very clear he’ll allow no son of his to be gay. And Liam believes…
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In Your Eyes (Mates #3)

In Your Eyes (Mates #3)

Title: In Your Eyes (Mates #3) Author: Cardeno C. Publisher: The Romance Authors Release Date: July 15, 2015 Genre(s): Paranormal, Contemporary Page Count: 216 Reviewed by: Jewel Heat Level: 4 flames out of 5 Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Blurb: Two very different men with a tumultuous history must overcome challenges from all sides and see past their society’s rules to realize they are destined for one another. Raised…
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Red Dirt Heart 4

Red Dirt Heart 4

Title: Red Dirt Heart 4 Author: N.R. Walker Publisher: Self Published Release Date: January 9, 2015 Genre(s): Contemporary Page Count: 266 Reviewed by: Jewel Heat Level: 2 flames out of 5 Rating: 4.9 stars out of 5 Blurb: Moving from a Texas ranch to an Australian Outback station was a life changing decision for Travis Craig. Though it wasn’t really a decision at all. Something in his bones told him…
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