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Want to Review with Us?

Want to Review with Us?

If you are interested in reviewing M/M themed books for Gay Book Reviews, please fill out this form and someone will get back to you shortly! We are currently looking for reviewers interested in the following genres: Paranormal Science Fiction Shifters/Werewolfs/Dragons/Vampires/etc. Historical M/M/F Short M/M Themed Stories Steam Punk Young Adult/Teen Transgender/Transsexual   Please see our Review Rules so that you comply with our requirements. A full time reviewer can…
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VOTE for Your 2015 Favorites

VOTE for Your 2015 Favorites

Please nominate, vote or fill in up to three favorites from 2015. Books published between December 1, 2014 to November 30, 2015 are eligible. Since this is the new management’s first year, we’re going to keep our End-of-the-Year polls simple. Just two categories. Next year we’ll be looking for something on a grander scale! Thank you for your interest and participation! ROUND ONE: NOMINATIONS Please ADD YOUR OWN favorite book/author…
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It’s SPIRIT DAY!

It’s SPIRIT DAY!

NEW YORK, NY – GLAAD, the world’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, announced today the launch of the “Go Purple for #SpiritDay” app, powered by Toyota Financial Services. The free app allows users to take part in Spirit Day, the largest and most visible anti-bullying campaign in the world supporting LGBT youth, by making their social media photos purple. The app also offers anti-bullying resources for…
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Welcome to Gay Book Reviews!

Welcome to Gay Book Reviews!

Gay Book Reviews has been re-branded Gay Book Reviews with a new URL http://gaybook.reviews. If the .REVIEWS extension confuses you and you don’t want to bookmark, you can also get to the site with http://gaybookreviews.net and http://gaybookreviews.org. The old gaybook.reviews URL will remain active indefinitely. Gigi’s email has also changed to gaybookreviews@gmail.com. The old Jessewave emails will still work but will be forwarded to my new address. We’re so proud…
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Attention Authors!

Attention Authors!

Hello authors with reviews posted on Jessewave! Since Jessewave started in 2008, over 3500 reviews have been posted. Many of them have outdated “buy links” for varies reasons such as broken internal links, new editions, publisher changes (I’m looking at you Silver Publishing fuckers!), etc. Whatever the reason, I’d like to update as many as possible. As you can imagine, doing “buy link” updates by myself is a monumental task…
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We Have Officially Re-Launched!

We Have Officially Re-Launched!

Welcome to the re-launch of Gay Book Reviews! We are happy to open our doors to fans of M/M themed books, new and old. We have a new review staff who is working very hard behind-the-scenes to read and review new books and also read and review older books that have been published after January, 2014 when Gay Book Reviews closed. Some pages of interest about the re-opening: Please feel…
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Their Reason / Trevor Project Fundraiser

Their Reason / Trevor Project Fundraiser

Jesse Gin is promoting her new book Their Reason (Sizzling Miami Book 4) with a fundraiser for The Trevor Project. Jesse Gin I’m raising money for The Trevor Project, the only national organization providing suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth in crisis. The Trevor Project serves more than 100,000 LGBTQ youth every year with their life-saving programs that include the Trevor Lifeline, TrevorChat, Ask Trevor…
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Santino Hassell Questions

Santino Hassell Questions

Santino Hassell, author of the upcoming M/M romance Sutphin Boulevard and known for the fantastic M/M books In the Company of Shadows and After Midnight with be interviewed by Jessewave reviewer LenaLena for publication on Sutphin Boulevard‘s release day, July 31, 2015. If you have questions for Mr. Hassell, please send them to gaybookreviews@gmail.com for consideration. In the meantime, head over to Heroes & Heartbreakers for an exclusive expect from…
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Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

We are still under re-construction! Gay Book Reviews is back folks! Please excuse our dust as we get our reviewers up to speed and the mechanics/design of the site tweaked. The official re-opening should be sometime late-July/early August. In the meantime, feel free to browse the site and read the first official review posted since January, 2014 In the Middle of Somewhere.
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Introducing NineStar Press, Ltd.

Introducing NineStar Press, Ltd.

Launching November, 2015 Remember the ridiculously fabulous M/M romance Resistance by L.M. Turner? This author and NineStar Press’s founder and managing editor are one in the same. Jessewave is thrilled to bring you the following press release. A lot has changed in recent years for readers and writers of LGBTQA fiction. It used to be the case that getting your hands on well-written LGBTQA fiction required a trip to a…
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Going Dark

Going Dark

At 12.01 AM EST January 2, 2014 reviewsbyjessewave will close in its current form and reopen 2 or 3 weeks later as an archive site. I could use clichéd terms like “gone fishing” or “the end of the road”, but I will spare you that. 🙂 Things change, and that’s a good thing. Millions of you have made countless changes in your lives due to personal circumstances, and tomorrow morning I’m shutting…
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A Final Word on LGBTQ News

A Final Word on LGBTQ News

A Guest Post by Tj To quote singer Rob Thomas: “Our lives are made in these small hours. These little wonders, these twists and turns of fate. Time falls away but these small hours, These little wonders still remain.”*  Can you believe that 8,760 hours just flew by?! That’s 365 days by the way, which are a lot of hours come and gone and what do we have to show for it?
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Happy Christmas (and thank goodness it’s just about over)

Happy Christmas (and thank goodness it’s just about over)

So, I forgot it was Christmas. Well, not completely, but yeah, this year it’s not my main focus. I’m a recovering Catholic who does generally celebrate the holiday, but my partner got a new, shiny titanium knee, nicknamed Ti-Knee of course, for the holidays and I have been spending a good portion of my time not at home, but first at the hospital last week, and now rehab. Yeah, while…
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