✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍ Shira Anthony is here today on her Dissonance Book Tour! In her Blue Notes series, each story has a musical title and that continues with Dissonance. But what is dissonance and how does it relate to music? Shira Anthony gives us some insight into her love of music, its many aspects and of course,… Continue reading Shira Anthony’s Blue Notes Series is Back! On Tour with Shira Anthony and Dissonance! (contest)
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
Rating: 5 stars out of 5 When teenagers Roger Nelson and John Fuchs meet in the band room of Maryville’s Senior High School in 1971, they discovered they shared the same passion for music. Roger Nelson with his violin and John Fuchs with his dream of conducting. Each teenager came from different backgrounds and moved… Continue reading Review: Encore (Blue Notes #5) by Shira Anthony
Encore’s release will be followed on Christmas Day by the release of a Blue Notes holiday novella, Symphony in Blue. Symphony will be my 10th Dreamspinner Press release, so I’m celebrating the release of both of these books with a blog tour contest ending on New Year’s Eve at midnight! Grand prize is a Kindle… Continue reading The Contest and Blog Tour For Shira Anthony’s Encore Release Continues!
“Moving on from Music” by Shira Anthony Thanks, Melanie, for hosting the Encore release day party on your blog! It’s such a pleasure to be here today. I’d crank up the music, but I’m not sure if we should play Tchaikovsky or The Who. Roger and John might be just as conflicted. They love just… Continue reading Guest Post: Shira Anthony, Mega Contest Time and the Release of Encore!
June 2013 has come and gone but some of the books I read that month continue to linger in my heart and mind, just some outstanding stories. As always, there is something for everyone here, from contemporary to paranormal books, terrific additions to wonderful series. If you missed them the first time, here is your… Continue reading Scattered Thoughts Book Review Summary for June 2013
Rating: 5 stars out of 5 World-renowned conductor of the Chicago Symphony, David Somers, is not happy when his ailing guest violinist is replaced by famous rock star, Alex Bishop. Although he has never met the musician, Bishop’s fame and notoriety has preceded him, and David Somers has little patience for tattooed prima donnas of the rock… Continue reading Prelude (A Blue Notes book) by Shira Anthony and Venona Keyes
Winston has been gone for less than a week and most of the time I can’t wrap my mind around that fact. I still turn expecting him to be there and fixed his special breakfast yesterday morning and put it on the floor before I once more realized he wasn’t there to eat it. It… Continue reading Mourning and the Week Ahead In Reviews
Rating: 4 stars Philadelphia attorney Sam Ryan has never fully recovered from the death of his lover, Nick. One night during yet another attempt to go forward, Sam goes to a bar and meets Aiden Lind, an aspiring opera singer. One passionate week later, a fearful Sam lets Aiden walk out of his life rather… Continue reading Aria (Blue Notes #3) by Shira Anthony
Maryland has actually been feeling like winter for the past week and my body is going into shock. Last year was Nomageddon (nothing, after Snowmaggedon) but no one really knows what will happen this year. We really haven’t had any snow or ice and believe me, I am not complaining about that. It’s been cold… Continue reading Baby, It’s Cold Outside and The Week Ahead in Reviews