Review of What Can Be by Mary Calmes

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13030951-what-can-be” My rating: 4 of 5 stars What Can Be by Mary Calmes:From Dreamspinner Press: “Thirteen years ago, Eli went on a summer trip with his mother and never came back. Now, existing in a new life as Jacob Somerville, he’s again running from fear and memories, only to end up where he started. As… Continue reading Review of What Can Be by Mary Calmes

The Winter Courtship of Fur-Bearing Critters by Amy Lane (a review)

Five stars not only for the story but for the picture and knitting instructions at the end. I laughed until I thought I would pass out. Thanks, Amy! Now I should say in the beginning that I knit and manhandle yarn at every opportunity, so this story really sang to me. I loved the characters… Continue reading The Winter Courtship of Fur-Bearing Critters by Amy Lane (a review)

A Present In Swaddling Clothes by Andrew Grey – a review

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13030902-a-present-in-swaddling-clothes” My rating: “http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/242233450″>4 of 5 stars Dreamspinners Blurb:”Josh held baby Vivien when she took her first breath in the world, and he has loved every breath she’s taken since. Now Vivien needs a home—a “for real” forever home, and Josh would love to be the one who takes her in. But Josh’s partner, Sammy,… Continue reading A Present In Swaddling Clothes by Andrew Grey – a review

Tis Better To Give Than Receive from Jess Faraday

T’is better to give than to receive… Posted on December 1, 2011 by speakitsname CLICK ON THE SNOWFLAKE TO OPEN THE DOOR! HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM JESS FARADAY! The holidays are a time for giving–not just giving presents, but also giving of ourselves. This is why for my Advent entry, I’ve decided to talk about a… Continue reading Tis Better To Give Than Receive from Jess Faraday

Hello world!

Welcome all to Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words, in other words, my ramblings on food, books, and the universe in no order whatsoever. Recently TJ Klune was blogging on whether size mattered when it came to books.  My thoughts?  Well, length depends, in my mind, upon the author and editor. I love long in the… Continue reading Hello world!