Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words Best of 2015

 From Books, Audiobooks to Book Covers Its Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words Best of 2015 Happy New Year! Looking back over 2015 I’m  amazed at all the changes here and marvelous tales that came to our door. I’m thinking about the new reviewers we’ve added,  all the wonderful books we’ve read, new authors we’ve discovered, and… Continue reading Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words Best of 2015

Scattered Thoughts Best Books of 2013

ScatteredThoughtsandRogueWords Presents: Time for Scattered Thoughts to look back at all the wonderful books read and reviewed in 2013 and try to pick those stories that stood out the most among all the many stories I read.  As always it was a hard thing to do because there were so many this year that crowded… Continue reading Scattered Thoughts Best Books of 2013

ScatteredThoughts Summary of Reviews for November 2013

November really was such an extraordinary month for books.  It almost makes me giddy with joy. I can’t remember when I last had more 5 and 4 star  rated books as I have had this month.  And their genres and plots ran the spectrum, from contemporary fiction to what I might best describe as fantasy… Continue reading ScatteredThoughts Summary of Reviews for November 2013

Review: Too Many Fairy Princes by Alex Beecroft

Rating: 5 stars out of 5 King Volmar of Vagar was dying.  Well, in truth, the King had been assassinated 100 years before, but hung on after death due to enchantments.  Now those magics have run out and the king will die completely.  But who will reign after him?  One son has been banished for… Continue reading Review: Too Many Fairy Princes by Alex Beecroft

Time to give Thanks and the Week Ahead in Reviews

This is Thanksgiving week for those of us in the United States and for Americans abroad.  It is a holiday associated with family and friends, get togethers and dinners surrounded by those we love.  Traditionally it is also a time we give thanks for the things we have, from health and happiness to work and… Continue reading Time to give Thanks and the Week Ahead in Reviews

September 2013 Summary of Reviews

September 2013 Book Review Summary What a wonderful month it was for books and reviews!  Most of the books I read fell into the 5 and 4 star category, a few into the  3 star and none below that.  Series predominated the ratings this time.  Most notably the series offerings from the Pulp Friction authors.… Continue reading September 2013 Summary of Reviews

Review: The Crimson Outlaw by Alex Beecroft

Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Vali Florescu, heir to a powerful local boyar, is determined that his beloved sister will not have to marry the much older, scarred man their father has betrothed her to.  So he hatches a plan to upset the wedding, but everything goes awry, leaving Vali imprisoned by an enraged… Continue reading Review: The Crimson Outlaw by Alex Beecroft

When a Name Hurts And the Week Ahead in Reviews

Its football season!  And like the changing color of the leaves its time for a certain topic to pop up again for discussion in the Washington DC Metro area.  Should the Redskins change their name? For years the answer was a resounding no from all Redskin fans and non fans alike.  But now the tide… Continue reading When a Name Hurts And the Week Ahead in Reviews