What Genres Do You Think Get Overlooked? This Week At Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words


What Genres Do You Think Get Overlooked?

When thinking of genres in that LGBTQIA stories can fall into, the ones that most quickly fall into mind are contemporary, supernatural, fantasy, SciFy, paranormal, action adventure, mystery, romance, all sorts of combinations thereof and somewhere down the line comes historical and western.  And I’m not sure why.

Contemporary romance with cowboys?  Yes, and lots of them.  But historical romances, and those with cowboys? Maybe not so many…

And I absolutely adore them.  When they are done right.  That’s a spectacularly hard thing to do.  Between the language, the feel of the times and locations, and the rules and  laws that changes by crossing a river…well the challenge to a author is daunting to say the least.

And yet  there are those writers that can bring you into the hills and times of our past and bring them alive in ways that make history and their characters sing to your heart.  Is or was it possible for men to have a happy ending in the past or was every story a Brokeback Mountain?  Hmmmm…..write me and let me know your opinion.


This Week At Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words


Sunday,  May 15:

  • What Genres Do You Think Get Overlooked?This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Monday, May 16:

  • Stumptown Spirits by EJ Russell – Riptide Tour and Contest
  • A Lila Review: Enemies of the State by Tal Bauer
  • A Barb the Zany Old Lady Review: Rhythm & Blues by Shae Connor
  • A MelanieM Review: Locked by Anyta Sunday

Tuesday, May 17:

  • In the Spotlight:  Dusk Peterson ‘The Balance’ (excerpt and contest)
  • A MelanieM Review:  Sweet William by Dianne Hartsock
  • A Lila Review: The Servant by Mary Calmes
  • A VVivacious Review: Five Times My Best Friend Kissed Me by Anna Martin
  • An Ali Review: Violated by Jamie Fessenden

Wednesday, May 18

  • A Stella Review: Risk Aware by Anita Gormley
  • A Paul B Review: First Omega by Rebecca James
  •  A Lila Review:  Werewolves of Chernobyl by LA Witt
  • A MelanieM Review:  The Cattle Baron’s Bogus Boyfriend by Nicki Bennett

Thursday, May 19

  • Blog Tour – Eli Easton book: How to Wish Upon a Moon
  • ON HIGHER GROUND BY MELISSA COLLINS: Release and review tour information 🙂
  • New book blast: AE Ryecart ‘The Story of Love’ (excerpt and giveaway)
  • Pre-release Celebration for The Debt by K.C. Wells (tour and giveaway)
  • A Jeri Review:  On Higher Ground by Melissa Collins
  • A Paul B Review: Second Alpha by Rebecca James

Friday, May 20

  • Coffee Sip and Book Break with Carrie Pack’s ‘In The Present Tense’ (excerpt and giveaway)
  • A BJ Review:  Audio Review – Tackling the Tight End by Tara Lain
  • A MelanieM Review:  A Place to Call Their Own by Dean Pace-Frech
  • A Lila Review: Prince of the Seas by Emily Carrington

Saturday, May 21

  • In the Spotlight: AC Katt ‘Alexi’s Mouse’ (excerpt and giveaway)
  • A Stella Review:  What Remains by Garrett Leigh