A MelanieM Audio Review :Single (Single Dads #1) by R.J. Scott and Sean Crisden (Narrator)

Rating: 5 stars out of 5 Reeling from the painful rejection of a man he thought he loved, Asher is left holding the baby. Ash wants a family, and is determined to continue with a surrogacy he’d begun with his ex. Bringing baby Mia home, he vows that he will be the best father he… Continue reading A MelanieM Audio Review :Single (Single Dads #1) by R.J. Scott and Sean Crisden (Narrator)

A MelanieM Review : What Lies Beneath (Lancaster Falls Trilogy #1) by R.J. Scott

Rating: 4.75 stars out of 5 In the hottest summer on record, Iron Lake reservoir is emptying, revealing secrets that were intended to stay hidden beneath the water. The tragic story of a missing man is a media sensation, and abruptly the writer and the cop falling in love is just a postscript to horrors… Continue reading A MelanieM Review : What Lies Beneath (Lancaster Falls Trilogy #1) by R.J. Scott

Standalone or Part of a Series? This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Standalone or Part of a Series? Ok, all of you know, it’s usually something I’m reading or just read that sets off a topic for my Sunday blog, and that’s the case again today.  Actually I’m surprised this hasn’t come up before now because I feel pretty strongly about it.  And that’s whether a book… Continue reading Standalone or Part of a Series? This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

NHL and Hockey is for Everyone. More of Pride Month. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

More of Pride Month Everywhere I look Pride Month is being celebrated.  It’s in ads on the tv, parades in towns and cities across the world,  and even more incredibly the NHL and  every team, yep all 31 teams are celebrating Pride month.  It’s all a part of“Hockey Is For Everyone”  Pride Month for the… Continue reading NHL and Hockey is for Everyone. More of Pride Month. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

A MelanieM Review: Benoit (Owatonna U #3) by RJ Scott & V.L. Locey

Rating: 5 stars out of 5 When the lines between career and love blur, will Ethan and Ben find a way to create a future that will work for both of them? Senior year is here, and everything is on the line. Benoit’s time to shine in the crease is now, and he’s going to… Continue reading A MelanieM Review: Benoit (Owatonna U #3) by RJ Scott & V.L. Locey

Rolling Thunder, Memorial Weekend and This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Thoughts on Memorial Day… Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep – Mary Frye (1932) Do not stand at my grave and weep, I am not there, I do not sleep. I am in a thousand winds that blow; I am the softly falling snow. I am the gentle showers of rain; I am the… Continue reading Rolling Thunder, Memorial Weekend and This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

More on Universe Building and Differing Frameworks. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

More on Universe Building and Differing Frameworks   More stories and more ideas on universe building and the size of the story.  From the tiny to the novella to the full sized novel that can be staggering in scope and size, universe/world building and its importance in the story has been of key interest to… Continue reading More on Universe Building and Differing Frameworks. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Happy Cinco de Mayo! This Week At Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Cinco de Mayo also known as the ‘Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla’ is heavily celebrated here in the US, but not all may know exactly what that day stands for.  Some may think it’s the date of Mexico’s Independence.  Not true.  It actually celebrates a victory in battle over the… Continue reading Happy Cinco de Mayo! This Week At Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

HFN Or HEA? What Makes a Story a HEA for You? This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

HFN Or HEA? What Makes a Story a HEA for You?   Here we are sailing into May.  Hard to believe, right?  Weather is still all topsy turvy with Spring blossoms vying with snowflakes depending upon where you live.  Here its’ winds and pollen, blossoms and varying temperatures.  All of which makes staying indoors and… Continue reading HFN Or HEA? What Makes a Story a HEA for You? This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

A MelanieM Review: Hat Trick (Harrisburg Railers #8) by R.J. Scott and V.L. Locey

Rating:  5 stars out of 5 Stan Lyamin has seen many of his dreams come true. He’s found his soulmate, loves Noah like his own, hoisted the Cup, and has his Mama living with him in his new country. But his fantasies of a loud, loving, madcap home overflowing with childish laughter linger. When a… Continue reading A MelanieM Review: Hat Trick (Harrisburg Railers #8) by R.J. Scott and V.L. Locey