For Joy

By Crystel Greene

For Joy
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  • Type Short Stories
  • Words 14676
  • Pages 48
  • ISBN-13 978-1-64405-780-3
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When college athlete Chad comes out to his parents and gets a nasty reaction, sparkly twink Joaquin “Joy” Acosta offers him shelter in his tiny apartment. Joy’s the sweetest, most beautiful roommate on the planet, and every day, Chad falls in love a little bit more. The problem is, Joy will never know since his banter-loving hipster friends make bear-sized Chad feel all hulking and tongue-tied.

Joy is a sucker for anything handmade, though, and eventually Chad decides to tell him he loves him with a self-knitted pair of gloves. But it turns out knitting is way harder than Chad expected. Fortunately, Joy knows just how to save the day….


A story from the Dreamspinner Press 2019 Advent Calendar "Homemade for the Holidays."


Cover Artist: Brooke Albrecht

Advent Calendar

Genres Contemporary Romance / Gay / Holiday Romance