The Day You Love Me is included on the 2018 Kirkus Magazine list of Indie Books Worth Discovering.
The Day You Love Me was among the top 10% of positive Kirkus indie reviews in 2017.
San Rafael Library
April 15, 2018, 2-3:30 p.m.
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November 25, 2017, 1:30-3:30 p.m
140 Kentucky Street, Petaluma
November 7, 2017, 7 p.m.
1491 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
October 21, 2017, 12-2 p.m.
138 North Main Street, Sebastopol
October 20, 2017, 12-2 p.m.
999 Grant Ave, Novato, CA 94945
More praise for The Day You Love Me
"This luscious collection is a sensual passport to discovery. Jay Lewis Humphrey gives readers a fiercely original voice in this debut collection of short stories. Snuggle in for a great read!"—Sharon O. Lightholder, author, The English Rendition and The Baldwin Portolano
"Six deliciously inventive love stories, rollercoastering the reader through suspense, sensuality, and secrets; desire, despair, and danger. Best of all, Humphrey knows how to twist a tale with humor, surprise, and very sweet revenge."—Laurie McAndish King, author, Lost, Kidnapped, Eaten Alive!
"Engaging stories of memorable characters, skillfully written. A satisfying read."—Susan Bays, publisher, Arbutus Press
"An intimate adventure of travel, life and love shared in a witty, wonderful way."—Sally Kuhlman, Sally Around the Bay
“All you need is love, sang the Beatles. Yes, sure, but love, whatever that is, is easier to sing about than to attain…or keep. Jay Lewis Humphrey, in his delightfully quirky collection of stories, gives us six deftly crafted variations on this eternal theme. Whether the tale takes place in the heart of Paris or near the foot of Mt. Fuji, you, the reader, are there—caring, contemplating, chuckling, always fully engaged."—Philip O. Chomak, author, Beside the Point: Close Encounters in the Global Classroom
“The illustration style is a bold and refreshing visual choice, perfectly complementing these intriguing stories that follow some of the many paths that love might take.” —yAYu Tseng, artist, translator
“The writing is so vivid, I was immediately transported to each setting—and the emotions so real, I was sometimes brought to tears.”—Deb Chandler, Norwich, England