Review: Haunted Halls by M. Raiya

Rating: 3.75 stars out of 5 Evan is away from home for the first time in his life as a freshman at Rove University.  He  should be excited about being independent and the prospect of meeting new people and making friends.  But  Evan is miserable.  Homesick and feeling more alone than he’s ever been, the… Continue reading Review: Haunted Halls by M. Raiya

Now Cut that Out, Winner Announcements and the Week Ahead in Reviews, Author Guest Blogs, & Contests

✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍✍   Now Cut That Out!!!!  Once again we seem to be on the weather rollercoaster of all time here in the DC area (ok, so much of the country is there with us).  One day 80 degrees, the next day snow and sleet.  No really, that was us last week. The Cherry Blossoms popped… Continue reading Now Cut that Out, Winner Announcements and the Week Ahead in Reviews, Author Guest Blogs, & Contests

Scattered Thoughts May 2013 Book Reviews

It was a great month in book reviews.  While most of the book fell into the contemporary fiction category, there was a book in just about every genre.  One of my favorites this month was Fragile Bond by Rhi Etzweiler, a science fiction gem of a story from Riptide Publishing. I have also found new… Continue reading Scattered Thoughts May 2013 Book Reviews

Review: Night of Ceremony (Notice #4) by M. Raiya

Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 Just days after their wedding, high school teacher and dragonshifter Adrian Kendall and his human husband Josh have new trials to face before the two of them and their newly adopted dragon shifter daughter, Jenny, could settle down to a normal family life. Well, as normal as any family… Continue reading Review: Night of Ceremony (Notice #4) by M. Raiya

Mother’s Day and The Week Ahead

Short and sweet today.  It’s Mother’s Day and the cookout here is only hours  away.   Plus it’s my birthday week, so I expect to have a hopefully fun filled, jam packed schedule.   So if life and my schedule permits, here is the week a head in reviews: Monday, May 13:      … Continue reading Mother’s Day and The Week Ahead

Review: A Dragon and His Knight by M. Raiya

Rating: 3 stars Dragon Justin and his Knight, Wells, have been together for over 1,000 years, never apart for a moment. A decision to reenter the  human world once more sees them settled in a college town in New Hampshire.  Wells enrolls them both as students in the local university to pass the time and… Continue reading Review: A Dragon and His Knight by M. Raiya

Inauguration Sunday and the Week Ahead in Reviews

So, we have a three day weekend with Martin Luther King Day and the Inauguration on Monday.  The sky is blue, Saturday saw me scrambling so here I am still in my bunny slippers and looking to stay that way for the immediate future. With Lance Armstrong’s self serving, “woe is me, not quite getting… Continue reading Inauguration Sunday and the Week Ahead in Reviews

Review of A Sky Full of Wings (Notice #3) by M. Raiya

Rating: 5 stars Varian and Josh are getting married and all their friends are in attendance, Dragons, Knights, and lots of Humans unaware of their magical presence, all have come to see two of their best friends forever bonded.  Varian’s normal nerves of steel are rattled as never before when facing the prospect of a… Continue reading Review of A Sky Full of Wings (Notice #3) by M. Raiya

Reviews of Notice (Notice #1) and The Dragon and the Mistletoe (Notice #2) by M. Raiya

Rating: 4.25 stars Adrian Varian Kendall has always prided himself on his ability to keep his three lives separate from each other no matter how intense  his life got.  High school teacher, dragonshifter, and gay male, elements of himself kept partitioned due to necessity and security of those around him. Then he receives notice while… Continue reading Reviews of Notice (Notice #1) and The Dragon and the Mistletoe (Notice #2) by M. Raiya