Big Gay Movie Review: Judas Kiss

In Gay, Movies by Jay Bell

When Andreas and I went to a gay film festival last year, there was only one movie on the docket that sounded interesting: Judas Kiss. I wasn’t clear on the plot, but I caught the words “time travel.” I couldn’t imagine how that would play out in a gay movie. A pink police box? Or a DeLorean blaring Lady Gaga …

Happy Birthday, Something Like Summer!

In Something Like Summer by Jay Bell

Something Like Summer was published one year ago today, and man, what a year it has been! Over a hundred positive reviews on Amazon, book of the month on many wonderful sites, a movie deal, and now a sequel! The winners of the M/M Romance Member’s Choice Awards were revealed last night, and Something Like Summer did especially well in …

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 …