So Long 2017! Hello 2018! It’s Our Final 2017 Best of Lists. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words.

So Long 2017! Hello 2018! It’s Our Final 2017 Best of Lists. Well, today as we usher out 2017 (and I can’t say I’m entirely sorry to see it go), I will say it’s been a wonderful year in terms of stories, at least for me, and as far as I can tell, for some… Continue reading So Long 2017! Hello 2018! It’s Our Final 2017 Best of Lists. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words.

A Stella Advent Release Day Review: Eugene and the Box of Nails by Jaime Samms

RATING 4 out of 5 stars A story from the Dreamspinner Press 2017 Advent Calendar collection Stocking Stuffers. Every time it seems like things are looking up for Eugene Kraft, disaster hits. Bankruptcy, a bigoted sibling, and a back-breaking accident have all left him with little money and less faith in the universe. His last-ditch effort… Continue reading A Stella Advent Release Day Review: Eugene and the Box of Nails by Jaime Samms

A MelanieM Review: A Cop for Christmas by Jamie Fessenden

Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Mason Collier isn’t big on authority figures. When Office Steve Coleman pulls him over and gives him a speeding ticket, he doesn’t react well. He’s even less happy when he discovers the cop lives next door to his parents’ house. No matter where they turn this holiday season, Steve… Continue reading A MelanieM Review: A Cop for Christmas by Jamie Fessenden

A Lila Release Day Review: The Werewolf before Christmas by Charles Payseur

Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Ray seems like the perfect boyfriend—he’s gorgeous, incredibly romantic, and has a mechanical suit he invented to become the dastardly MantaRay. For Alec, who also spends his nights making life difficult for do-gooders everywhere, it’s a match made in supervillain heaven. Except that Ray is a bit too into the… Continue reading A Lila Release Day Review: The Werewolf before Christmas by Charles Payseur

A MelanieM Release Day Review: 415 Ink: Rebel by Rhys Ford

Rating: 5 stars out of 5 The hardest thing a rebel can do isn’t standing up for something — it’s standing up for himself. Life takes delight in stabbing Gus Scott in the back when he least expects it. After years of running from his past, present and the dismal future every social worker predicted… Continue reading A MelanieM Release Day Review: 415 Ink: Rebel by Rhys Ford

A MelanieM Advent Release Day Review: New Game, Start by C.S. Poe

Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Reclusive medieval scholar, Edgar Royal, has a crush. On a guy. Not a big deal, except that said guy, Walter Chase, is a famous online gamer who has no idea Edgar even exists. Edgar has harbored these feelings for nearly a year, and when Walter announces on Twitter that… Continue reading A MelanieM Advent Release Day Review: New Game, Start by C.S. Poe

An Alisa Review: Raven (Elsewhere #2) by H.J. Perry

Rating:  4 stars out of 5 There’s more to life than books. Antisocial bookworm Caspian hopes to reconnect with nature and find his inner child when he takes on the task of exploring the woods around Beaumont. Or at least he’ll find a new place to curl up with his eReader. There are birds. After… Continue reading An Alisa Review: Raven (Elsewhere #2) by H.J. Perry

A Barb the Zany Old Lady Review: Eight Nights In December by Keira Andrews

Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 This is a lovely holiday story featuring a family celebrating Hanukkah.  Lucas’s college roommate Sam is heading home for the holidays and Lucas is looking forward to peace and quiet in the dorms while the partying jock is away.  Orphaned after his father passed away in September, Lucas has… Continue reading A Barb the Zany Old Lady Review: Eight Nights In December by Keira Andrews

Release Blitz – Beyond The Tunnel (The Wizard Shifter #1) by Dan Mitton (excerpt and giveaway)

  Buy Links: Amazon US | Amazon UK | Exstasy    Length: 79,777 words    Blurb   What would you do if you rode into a mountain tunnel in North Carolina and then rode out into a different world? Adam Stephens is about to find out… Adam Stephens is a man with a mission. It… Continue reading Release Blitz – Beyond The Tunnel (The Wizard Shifter #1) by Dan Mitton (excerpt and giveaway)

Cover Reveal for La Famiglia (A Men of Gilead Novel) by Deanna Wadsworth (excerpt)

Title: La Famiglia Series: A Men of Gilead Novel Author: Deanna Wadsworth Genre: M/M Romance Novel (standalone) Release Date: January 23, 2018 Forrester Giordano comes from a huge, nosy Italian family, and with their homophobic jokes and slurs, he’s decided to stay in the closet. He finds respite in his bookstore in the quaint village… Continue reading Cover Reveal for La Famiglia (A Men of Gilead Novel) by Deanna Wadsworth (excerpt)