Happy Labor Day, Announcements and This Week At Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words



Happy Labor Day!

I’ll be raising a glass to Rosie later on in the day!  Join me, won’t you? But before our celebrations start… a few announcements.  First, we have a new reviewer at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words. Please welcome Free Dreamer.  Her reviews should start to appear by the end of the month.  Another reviewer looks to be coming on board as well.  More on that later.  Now watch me do the happy dance as Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words expands once more.

Here is a small part of her bio:


“Hey there! My name’s Free Dreamer. I’m in my early twenties, I live in Vienna and recently started working in a book shop. I’m not a native speaker, but I lived close to London for about 10 months, so English very much feels like a second mother tongue.

I love my books to be dark and gritty. My favourite M/M author is Cornelia Grey, amongst others. I’m not easily squicked and I like books with plenty of plot outside the romance. So I really like Fantasy and Sci-Fi/Dystopian books. Though I do enjoy the occasional contemporary story and historical romance set in Asia. Basically, I’ll read pretty much anything, as long as it’s not full of teeth-rotting fluff or PWP.

Outside of M/M my favourite author is Brandon Sanderson. Should I ever have the honour of meeting him in person, I shall fall to my knees and declare him God of Fantasy. I’m not a typical romance reader, so I very rarely read M/F Romance. Mostly, I stick to Fantasy, Sci-Fi and the occasional historical novel set in China or Japan.”

For the rest of Free Dreamer’s bio – check her out on our Reviewers page here.

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This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Sunday, September 6:

  • Announcements and This Week At Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words
  • Box Set Bonanza! The Brazen Boys Series by Daryl Banner (Books 1-4) (excerpt and contest)

Monday, September 7 – Happy Labor Day to  those in the U.S. and ex pats overseas

  • Cover Reveal for Sloan Johnson’s Triple Play (excerpt and contest)
  • Book blast for Lee Brazil’s ‘Keeping House’ (excerpt and contest0
  • A Stella Review: To Love A Traitor by J.L. Merrow
  • A MelanieM Review: Blind Hearts by Havan Fellows
  • A BJ Review: Love Starved by Kate Fiero

Tuesday, September 8:

  • Into the Spotlight: Wolf Creek by Nikko Lee (excerpt and giveaway)
  • A Mika Review: All Man by Jay Northcote
  • A MelanieM Review: Buttermilk Ranch by Patricia Logan
  • A Barb the Zany Old Lady Review: Three’s Company by N. R. Walker

Wednesday, September 9:

  • Coffee Sip and Book Break:  Brad Vance ‘Werewolves of Brooklyn’ (excerpt and giveaway)
  • A Stella Review: White Lies by Jack Byrne
  • A Paul B Review: Into the Dark Void by John Simpson and Robert Cummings
  • A MelanieM Review: Sinner’s Gin by Rhys Ford

Thursday, September 10:

  • Aria Grace ‘Best Gay Romance’ box set Book Blast (excerpts and contest)
  • A Barb the Zany Old Lady Review: Running With Scissors by L.A. Witt
  • A Jeri Review: The World As He Sees It by A. M Arthur
  • A MelanieM Review: Winter Wonderland by Heidi Cullinan

Friday, September 11:

  • Cover Reveal  – Blind Redemption by Denise Dearth and Amy Gillen‏ (contest)
  • In the Spotlight:  Articles of Release by BA Tortuga (excerpt and giveaway)
  • Kage Allen’s Book Blast and Contest
  • A Mika Review: Lovers & Fighters by Nash Summers
  • A Jeri Review: Not Safe for Work by L. A. Witt

YA Saturday, September 12:

  • An Aurora YA Review:  A Hard Days Night by Mia Kerick












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