Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Roone is an elf who is on his one year elf mission during which he gets to decide if he wants to remain human forever, or if he wants to return to the North Pole to work in the “family business.” It’s two weeks before New Year’s Eve, the… Continue reading A Barb the Zany Old Lady Advent Story Review: Elf on the Beach by TJ Nichols
This year Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words is reading and reviewing many holiday stories, among them the Advent collection from Dreamspinner; Sleigh Ride. We will roll out one a day for 31 days, starting December 1st, today. Here is a little bit more information about the Dreamspinner Advent collection which includes stories about things less than… Continue reading Holiday Reading and Reviews- Yes, Virginia, Its December 1!
Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 A job opportunity just brought Daniel Sobel to a small Midwestern town, a move he is now regretting. The location and population of his new place has quickly made Dan feel like the only Jewish gay man in a small Midwestern town, especially with the approach of Hanukkah. Dan… Continue reading Review: A Small Miracle Happened by Mari Donne
ScatteredThoughtsandRogueWords welcomes Amy Lane, stopping by on her Christmas Kitsch Book Tour. Here are a few words from Amy and her phrase for this stop on the tour. My review is up tomorrow but I will tell you all right now this story is one of Scattered Thoughts Best of 2013! The Scavenger Hunt– … Continue reading Amy Lane’s “Christmas Kitsch” Blog Tour and Spotlight Stop!
ScatteredThoughtsandRogueWords is happy to have Ally Blue with us today to talk about her latest release, the moving story Long the Mile for Riptide Publishing. We have a contest to go along with Ally’s guest blog. The contest details and the Rafflecopter links are listed at the bottom of today’s post. Now, let’s welcome Ally… Continue reading Ally Blue Contest and Guest Blog for “Long The Mile”
Continuing my reviews of the Dreamspinner 2012 Advent Stories, here are two sweet stories for your Holiday Reading: Last Tree Standing by Julia Talbot Rating: 3.75 stars When Foster needs a Christmas tree at the last minute for his roommate’s little girl, he went to the only Christmas tree lot in town that still had… Continue reading Reviews of Last Tree Standing by Julia Talbot and Yes, Darling by Dawn Kimberly Johnson
Every year seems to go by more quickly than the last and 2012 is almost gone. It has been a tumultuous time here at home, in Maryland, and the entire northeast. From the scorching heat and drought of the spring and summer months to the recent Derechos which brought high winds and flooding, it has… Continue reading December is here, the year is almost over and the week ahead in Reviews