Melanie M Thoughts On Labeling – Isn’t It Time to Put Away GFY?

Melanie M Thoughts On Labeling – Isn’t It Time to Put Away GFY? Funny isn’t it when all lines of thought lead to a convergence of minds?  That seems to have happened this past week or two.  But I’ve been thinking of it for some time.  And it seems to come down to this. Labels.… Continue reading Melanie M Thoughts On Labeling – Isn’t It Time to Put Away GFY?

Review: Into This River I Drown by TJ Klune

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Benji Green is still trying to cope with the loss of his father, Big Eddie Green.  Big Eddie was not only Benji’s father, “the best Father in the whole wide world”, but Big Eddie was also his best friend, his confidant, the person who kept Benji centered, made him… Continue reading Review: Into This River I Drown by TJ Klune

Sunday, Glorious Sunday and the Week Ahead in Reviews

Finally, our weather seems to have evened out into a semblance of spring and the day is truly glorious.  The sun is shining, the day is warming up and a slight breeze is ruffling the remaining cherry blossom petals on the trees that line the streets of my neighborhood.  My hostas are now at least… Continue reading Sunday, Glorious Sunday and the Week Ahead in Reviews

Glorious Books, A Web Hunt and Glorious Weather Too! What A Week It’s Going To Be!

The weather is perfection today so I am getting ready to pull on the gardening gloves, turn the water for the outside faucets back on and prepare to spend the day getting down and dirty.  I have ferns, some grasses and even an English Daisy or two to plant and weeds to uproot.  To say… Continue reading Glorious Books, A Web Hunt and Glorious Weather Too! What A Week It’s Going To Be!

Authors News, Book Reviews and Book Giveaway

What an exciting and blustery week this has been at Scattered Thoughts!  Things are quite topsy turvy around here! There are  so many notable and anticipated books being released this week that I can almost hear the twitching and scrambling as people get ready to click “download”.  Two of those books are being touted here… Continue reading Authors News, Book Reviews and Book Giveaway

Review: Tell Me It’s Real by T.J. Klune

Rating: 5 stars It’s Paul Auster’s 30th birthday and he’s spending it pretty much like he does every night, waiting for his best friend, Helena Handbasket the drag queen to go on stage and perform.  Sure he could be down in the crowd of gorgeous gay boys but he knows that he is just not… Continue reading Review: Tell Me It’s Real by T.J. Klune

Sunday Morning Sports Commentary in Maryland and the Week in Reviews

Sports are on my mind this morning, so bear with me.  Lots of things going on…..Maryland beat Duke in what will probably be their last matchup because of the change in divisions and money grab. So yeay for Maryland and boo for Maryland.  And it looks like no students were beaten by Prince Georges police… Continue reading Sunday Morning Sports Commentary in Maryland and the Week in Reviews

Review of Who We Are by TJ Klune

Rating 5 stars (and 5 more for shear awesomeness as Bear would say) Who We Are picks up right where last pages of Bear, Otter and The Kid left us.  Derrick “Bear” McKenna, Bear’s brother,Tyson aka the Kid and Bear’s boyfriend, Oliver “Otter” Thompson have overcome some but not all of the obstacles in their path to… Continue reading Review of Who We Are by TJ Klune

Review of Bear, Otter And The Kid by TJ Klune

With the sequel to BOATK out  from Dreamspinner Press, I thought we would take a look back to our first introduction to Bear, Otter and the Kid and some added thoughts from me on these beloved characters. 5 stars Three years ago, Bear McKenna’s mother took off for parts unknown with her new boyfriend, leaving… Continue reading Review of Bear, Otter And The Kid by TJ Klune

Pork Florentine and the Week Ahead

This is going to be a great week ahead with some exciting books to be reviewed, including Who We Are by TJ Klune and the first book in a great new fantasy series by Megan Derr.  A Mary Calmes book is reviewed as is the latest book from a new author for me, AR Moler.… Continue reading Pork Florentine and the Week Ahead