Review of The Man Trap by Lee Brazil

Rating 4.25 stars Simon Harris has been watching the same guy come into his bookstore each week, buy a book and leave.  Not an unusual occurance in a bookstore but Simon recognizes him.  It’s Alexis Manetas, a former high school classmate Simon had been attracted to before graduation. Simon has always loudly proclaimed his bisexuality… Continue reading Review of The Man Trap by Lee Brazil

Review of Reaping Shadows by Jamieson Wolf

Note: I’ve registered my blog so my url is ScatteredThoughtsandRogueWords.com.  Please make note and change your bookmark.  Thanks!  We will now return to your regularly scheduled program! Rating: 3.5 stars Darion Muerte is a Reaper, one of many, and has been one for centuries.  He gathers the souls of the dying so they can move… Continue reading Review of Reaping Shadows by Jamieson Wolf

The Olympics, the Week Ahead in Reviews and a Milky Way Martini That’s Out Of This World

So things are happening all around this coming week.  I have been glued to the Olympics in London along with millions of others and that opening night still has me thinking.  Words like stupendous, mystifying, amusing, and outright flabbergasted swirled in my head as the spectacle  unfolded.  Loved the symbolism of the Oak Tree on… Continue reading The Olympics, the Week Ahead in Reviews and a Milky Way Martini That’s Out Of This World

Review of A Sky Full of Wings (Notice #3) by M. Raiya

Rating: 5 stars Varian and Josh are getting married and all their friends are in attendance, Dragons, Knights, and lots of Humans unaware of their magical presence, all have come to see two of their best friends forever bonded.  Varian’s normal nerves of steel are rattled as never before when facing the prospect of a… Continue reading Review of A Sky Full of Wings (Notice #3) by M. Raiya

Review of Frat Boy and Toppy by Anne Tenino

Rating: 4.5 stars Brad just had an epiphany, several actuality.  Too bad it happens when his teammate bends over to expose his hairy ass in the communal shower. It’s not just his obvious physical reaction to the moment but all the moments leading up to this one that tells Brad that yes, he really is… Continue reading Review of Frat Boy and Toppy by Anne Tenino

Reviews of Notice (Notice #1) and The Dragon and the Mistletoe (Notice #2) by M. Raiya

Rating: 4.25 stars Adrian Varian Kendall has always prided himself on his ability to keep his three lives separate from each other no matter how intense  his life got.  High school teacher, dragonshifter, and gay male, elements of himself kept partitioned due to necessity and security of those around him. Then he receives notice while… Continue reading Reviews of Notice (Notice #1) and The Dragon and the Mistletoe (Notice #2) by M. Raiya

Review of Pricks and Pragmatism by JL Merrow

Rating: 4.25 stars Luke Corbin is home studying when his lover and owner of the apartment comes home to tell Luke to pack and leave as he’s found someone new. And once more Luke finds himself homeless again, a circumstance that happens often as Luke trades his sexual favors for a place to live and… Continue reading Review of Pricks and Pragmatism by JL Merrow

Review of Fallout by Ariel Tachna

Rating: 4.5 stars When NASA Robotics Engineer Derek Marshall hears that a tropical storm is headed his way, he decides to ride out the storm at home.  After all, living in Texas’ Gulf Coast he had been through plenty of storms, what was one more?  Then the storm strengthened again and again, until Hurricane Elsa… Continue reading Review of Fallout by Ariel Tachna

Country Mouse by Amy Lane and Aleksandr Voinov

Rating: 4.75 stars Owen Watson is on vacation in London and overseas for the first time.  After his traveling partner and ex-girlfriend ditched him for a hookup, Owen lands in a pub drinking a glass of bad beer by himself.  He’s tired from playing tourist all day and he needs something to eat. Instead of… Continue reading Country Mouse by Amy Lane and Aleksandr Voinov

Contest Winner, The Week Ahead and It’s Sidecar Time!

What a great time we had during Series Week.  Great comments and new authors/series for me to investigate and read.  Winner of Primal Red is yganoe! Congratulations and thanks to everyone who commented.  Two cover artists I forgot to mention were Catt Ford and April Martinez! Love their covers too! Next contest up will be… Continue reading Contest Winner, The Week Ahead and It’s Sidecar Time!