Something Like Summer – The Movie!

In Movies, Something Like Summer by Jay Bell

Yes, it’s true! Something Like Summer is becoming a movie. Producer Tom Ly approached me a few months back, smoothed talked me into giving him the film rights and then wrangled up some of the best talent in gay cinema. I had the honor of speaking with many amazing directors, and like puppies, I wanted to take them all home …

Something Like Sequel

In Books, Something Like Summer by Jay Bell

Want there to be a sequel to Something Like Summer? This is the announcement you guys have been waiting for! Almost. Goodread’s M/M Group is having their first ever Reader’s Choice Awards, and it’s up to the public to nominate and vote for their favorite authors and books. Something Like Summer was nominated in the “Best Story that Should/Must have …

Ten Reasons You Should Read Hell’s Pawn

In Books, Gay, Hell's Pawn by Jay Bell

1. Because one of the characters from Something Like Summer makes an appearance. Considering this book takes place in the afterlife, you can probably guess who. It’s just a small cameo, taking up about six pages, but it’s heartfelt and writing that scene felt like visiting an old friend again. 2. One of the main characters is an irresistibly sexy …

Hell and Summer win Rainbow Awards!

In Books, Fantasy, Gay, Hell's Pawn, Something Like Summer by Jay Bell

I love rainbows, and I love getting awards, so it’s no wonder that I love the Rainbow Awards! This year even more so than usual, because two of my books won! But first, some background information, since you may be wondering what the Rainbow Awards are all about. Some years back, Elisa Rolle decided to create a new literary award …

Novel November News

In Books, Gay by Jay Bell

Back in September, I did a blog post collecting all the happenings that happened to happen that month. While the life of a best-smelling, jet-setting author may sound fascinating, in truth there’s not always enough to report every thirty days. So while these wrap-ups will continue, they will only appear in months that I have plentiful cool stuff to share. …

Books in Fourteen Words (or less!):

In Books by Jay Bell

Religion gets in the way of you being able to believe, and that sucks: HELL’S PAWN All these things I feel make me strong, not weak: THE CAT IN THE CRADLE I love you, so stop being afraid: SOMETHING LIKE SUMMER