Scattered Thoughts July 2013 Book Review Summary

Scattered Thoughts July 2013 Book Review Summary It was an outstanding month with regard to books I read.  So many great books and authors that it made this month a joy to be a reader and reviewer. And even more remarkable is that every one of the 5 star rated books were all part of… Continue reading Scattered Thoughts July 2013 Book Review Summary

Review: Grime and Punishment (The Brothers Grime #1) by Z.A. Maxfield

Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Jack Masterson was a firefighter until one massive blaze ended his career and put him on disability.  Needing a new career and a way to help people involved, Jack created The Brothers Grime, a biohazard cleanup company.  The Brothers Grime go to work at the crime scenes after the… Continue reading Review: Grime and Punishment (The Brothers Grime #1) by Z.A. Maxfield

This Week’s Reviews From Scattered Thoughts

Just coming off a wonderful and exhausting week of company and lunch with my fellow Metro M/M Romance Group.  A friend on her way back to the Azores stopped midway to stay with me last week.  It was a terrific visit and we got all caught up on things going on in our lives.  Then… Continue reading This Week’s Reviews From Scattered Thoughts

Review: Necromancy and You (Guidebook #02) by Missouri Dalton

Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Alter (Al) Skelton is just like  any other 15 year old who is obsessed with death.  He has a purple and black bedroom full of skulls, walls decorated with Day of the Dead posters and a vent where he hides all his copies of Raising the Dead from Cemetery Comics.… Continue reading Review: Necromancy and You (Guidebook #02) by Missouri Dalton

Review: Vampirism and You (Guidebooks #01) by Missouri Dalton

Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 Louis Von Graves has had an unusual childhood.  His family name is Krekowski but his parents named him Louis Von Graves. It’s almost as though they knew what would happen to him.  You see, Louis’ family are indentured servants to vampires, specifically, The Countess and have been for more generations… Continue reading Review: Vampirism and You (Guidebooks #01) by Missouri Dalton

Review: Love On The East End by Lily Sawyer

Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 When restauranteur Gabriel Meyer needs several cases of wine for an event, William Thomas, owner of Rolling Hills Winery comes to his rescue with the necessary vintage and the offer of a date.  One magical date later leads to others with Gabriel and William find themselves falling hard for the other.… Continue reading Review: Love On The East End by Lily Sawyer

Review: Parting Shot (A Matter of Time #7) by Mary Calmes

Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Det. Duncan Stiel, closeted homicide detective, had a childhood so bad that he never talks about it.  All the events in his past has lead to Duncan growing up as an adult who keeps his personal life and his emotions hidden, including his sexual orientation. Duncan’s reserve and determination… Continue reading Review: Parting Shot (A Matter of Time #7) by Mary Calmes

Review: Attachment Strings (Jeff Woods Mystery #1) by Chris T. Kat

Rating: 4 stars out of 5 A mother (the Mayor’s daughter) receives a letter threatening to kill her disabled child if she hasn’t left town with the child by a specified date.  While her husband doesn’t take the note seriously, the mother does and reports it to her father. With the Mayor’s family involved, the… Continue reading Review: Attachment Strings (Jeff Woods Mystery #1) by Chris T. Kat

Review: Sweet Young Thang (Theta Alpha Gamma #3) by Anne Tenino

Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Collin Montes was instrumental in getting his fraternity, Theta Alpha Gamma, to change their  bylaws and accept gay and bisexual college men into TAG.  Several of the brothers were already out about their sexuality, most notably Brad, so this just instilled in their bylaws the acceptance acknowledged in their… Continue reading Review: Sweet Young Thang (Theta Alpha Gamma #3) by Anne Tenino

Crazy Week Ahead, Ghoulish Cocktail Recipes, and This Week’s Reviews

Sooooooo, sitting here wondering why I do things that make myself crazy.  I’m really not a masochistic sort, occasionally absent minded but truly, people,  usually I am a better planner than this.  So this week, the alarm people are coming to fix the alarm system that wants to beep, squeak, squeal, or otherwise make high… Continue reading Crazy Week Ahead, Ghoulish Cocktail Recipes, and This Week’s Reviews