October Scary Reads and Other Things that Go Bump in the Night – Narratively Speaking!

October Scary Reads and Other Things that Go Bump in the Night Melanie’s Scary Novels and Frightfully Wonderful Stories I’m the first to admit that while I like my vampires and werewolves and ghosts and ghoulies I don’t want my stories to go dark DARK ! Taunt me with details…that make my mind goes horrible… Continue reading October Scary Reads and Other Things that Go Bump in the Night – Narratively Speaking!

Scattered Thoughts Best Books of 2012

What a spectacular year for great books in every genre from historical to fantasy! I have read so many wonderful books and series this year that it is hard to even begin to narrow down the list, although I have tried. What makes a book great for me? So many things, that it needs its… Continue reading Scattered Thoughts Best Books of 2012

Review of Velvet by Xavier Axelson

Rating: 4 stars Virago is the son of the Royal Tailor and his best friend growing up is Duir, the heir apparent to the throne of King Killian.  When Virago’s father dies in an accident, King Killian appoints Virago to take his father’s place as the Royal Tailor, a  position which will exalt him into… Continue reading Review of Velvet by Xavier Axelson

The Week Ahead and Another Great Chicken Dish To Try

It’s a blustery rainy day here in Maryland and the storms from the south are scheduled to arrive this afternoon bringing high winds, more rain and perhaps even hail.  So long to my newly blooming roses and irises in the backyard.  Sigh.  From the 80’s back down to the 60’s, our Spring is having a… Continue reading The Week Ahead and Another Great Chicken Dish To Try