More Announcements and This Week’s Schedule at ScatteredThoughts!


Announcement clip artFirst announcement this morning?  There is another new reviewer here.  Welcome to PaulB!  We now have 3 reviewers, with another to come mid-month.  The changes continue! Check out Paul’s bio and be sure to say hi!

There are also a few winners too:

  • Congratulations to Paty, winner of Ashley Ladd’s contest.
  • Winners of the 3 copies of David’s Dilemma by Rae Brewer are:  Vicki p.,Stella M.,Barbra
  • Winner of Lissa Kasey’s Cover Reveal for Hidden Gems: Karen R.


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Here is this week’s schedule at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words:

Monday, September 8:

  • Author Spotlight:  Deanna Wadsworth
  • MelanieM Review:  David’s Dilemma by Rae Brewer

Tuesday, September 9:

  • TB: Bailey Bradford’s Broncs and Bullies Book Tour (contest)
  • Tara Lain’s Wolf in Gucci Loafers Book Tour (Contest)
  • MelanieM Review: Aftershock by T.A. Webb

Wednesday, September 10:

  • Raine O’Tierney’s Cover Reveal for Most Beautiful Words (contest)
  • Riptide’s Anchored by Rachel Heimowitz Book Tour (Contest)
  • MelanieM Review: Last Thing He Needs by J.H. Knight

Thursday,  September 11:

  • Book Tour:  Erin McRae & Racheline Maltese’s Starling (contest)
  • A Barb the Zany Lady Review:  Sweetwater by Lisa Henry
  • MelanieM Review:  Infected: The Lost Weekend by Andrea Speed

Friday, September 12:

  • On Tour with Sue Brown and The Last Wolf (contest)
  • K.A. Merikan’s Boys ‘n’ Guns Book Tour (contest)
  • MelanieM Review: No Fae Is An island by Angel Martinez

Saturday< September 13:

  • MelanieM Review: Pulling Leather by L.C. Chase





A Very Special Book and the Week Ahead in Reviews, Author Spotlights and Contests



Grand Adventures Anthology

On  Monday, March 31st, Dreamspinner Press is releasing a very special anthology titled Grand Adventures.  All proceeds from the sale of Grand Adventures will go to TJ Klune and Eric Arden, who are starting off on another stage in their adventure together. Eric is being released from the hospital and both men will move into their new house, although under circumstances neither one would have ever imagined.  These men are my heroes.  Their bravery and courage is amazing as is their love for each other.

So many great authors have lent their talents and stories to this anthology. In addition, the cover by Paul Richmond, which is beyond amazing,( that’s Eric and TJ in the rearview mirror) is being offered up in two sizes of prints for a limited time.  I have included the link to that information as well.

Whether you know TJ and Eric personally, or from their hilarious vids, or their books, so many people have been touched by their talent, their outsized warm personalities and their amazing love story.  And they need our help. Donations are still being taken at the Eric Arvin support fund linked on this website but here is another great way to contribute and you get wonderful stories to boot!

On September 1, 2011, TJ Klune wrote, “…it’s not about the ending, it’s about the journey…” in a review of Eric Arvin’s Woke Up in a Strange Place. With those words, two men began a journey of love and invited us to ride along. TJ and Eric have shared so much with us: their wonderful books, their smiles, their humor, their lives, and their inspiring devotion to each other. In December of 2013, their journey took a detour when Eric was taken to the emergency room. He survived the surgery to remove a cavernous hemangioma from his brain stem, but the challenges TJ and Eric face are far from over.

The authors in this anthology donated their talent as a way to support Eric’s continued recovery, to help bring strength to TJ, and to show both of them just how much love surrounds them. Grand Adventures is a diverse range of stories about the journey of love. We’re going on some grand adventures for a great cause. Thank you for joining us.GrandAdventuresPrints_DSPsite

One hundred percent of the income from this volume goes directly to TJ and Eric Buy it here at Dreamspinner Press.

  • Prints of the cover are available until April 30th in 2 sizes, buy linkhere


Now for this week’s schedule of reviews, author guest blogs and contests:

  • Monday, March 24:            Angel’s Hero by Liz Boreno
  • Tuesday, March 25:           Author Spotlight and Contest with Katey Hawthorne
  • Wed., March 26:                 When All the World Sleeps Book Tour and Contest
  •                                                    with Lisa Henry and JA Rock
  • Thursday, March 27:        Artist’s Touch (Guild #1) by Kerry Adrienne
  • Friday, March 28:              Cut & Run with Abigail Roux on the Ball & Chain Book Tour
  •                                                     and Contest (Ty and Zane are back!)
  • Saturday, March 29:         Ball & Chain by Abigail Roux