Scattered Thoughts Summary of Reviews for October 2013

October 2013 Summary of Book Reviews It was a terrific month for books.  Sarah Black came out with her sequel to The General and the Horse-Lord titled The General and the Elephant Clock of Al-Jazari.  In my opinion it is the best book she has written to date, wide in scope with subtly nuanced characters… Continue reading Scattered Thoughts Summary of Reviews for October 2013

Review: Goblins, Book 1 by Melanie Tushmore

Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 In the 17th Century, the ancient sprawl of Epping forest is bursting with magic and those who go unseen by human eyes: the elves who rule the summer court, and the goblins who rule the winter court. It is said that if a human catches the eye of one… Continue reading Review: Goblins, Book 1 by Melanie Tushmore

And I Saw A Sea of Squirrels….and the Week Ahead in Reviews!

And Then I Saw A Sea of Squirrels…… Its fall and my patio and lawns are full of nature’s bounty, aka nuts.  Lots and lots of nuts and therefore lots and lots of squirrels (and deer but that’s for another story from this park naturalist).   This year is a high cycle year so all… Continue reading And I Saw A Sea of Squirrels….and the Week Ahead in Reviews!