Books, Donations, and Little Libraries. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Books, Donations, and Little Libraries I was walking by a bench last week and saw a paperback laying on it with no one around.  That’s a sight I can never resist so I walked over and picked it up.  Jane Austen’s Emma looked up at me all worn and obviously well read.  I opened the… Continue reading Books, Donations, and Little Libraries. This Week at Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

Come on, Muse! Give Me a Break By Nancy Stewart (author of Beulah Land) (guest post and excerpt)

Beulah Land by Nancy Stewart Duet Books, an imprint of Interlude Press Release Date: November 16, 2017 Cover Artist: CB Messer Purchase Links:  Duet | Amazon Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words is happy to host Nancy Steward on her Beulah Land tour. Welcome, Nancy! ✒︎   Come on, Muse! Give Me a Break  By Nancy Stewart, author… Continue reading Come on, Muse! Give Me a Break By Nancy Stewart (author of Beulah Land) (guest post and excerpt)

An Author’s Interview with Gene Gant of In Time I Dream About You (author guest interview/new book release)

In Time I Dream About You by Gene Gant Harmony Ink Press Cover Artist: Garrett Leigh  Available for Purchase at Harmony Ink Press Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words is happy to have Gene Gant here today talking about writing, books and In Time I Dream About You, the author’s latest release from Harmony Ink Press! How much… Continue reading An Author’s Interview with Gene Gant of In Time I Dream About You (author guest interview/new book release)

A Caryn YA Release Day Review: Driven by MB Mulhall

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars I found this book a frustrating combination of a nice spin on the hurt/comfort trope, but with frequent sections that bothered me: long boring inner monologues by the main character, Oliver, and moments of incredible stupidity that literally made me want to DNF the book several times. I persevered… Continue reading A Caryn YA Release Day Review: Driven by MB Mulhall

A Barb the Zany Old Lady Release Day Review: Run for it All by Carolyn Levine Topol

Rating: 2.5 stars out of 5 David Martin isn’t happy when he finds out he has to go live with his father and his father’s partner while his mothers are overseas on a work-related project during his sophomore year.  But his tune changes after he gets to know Kevin Ringer, the captain of the track… Continue reading A Barb the Zany Old Lady Release Day Review: Run for it All by Carolyn Levine Topol

Love Fantasy Fiction? Author Tom Early Talks About His Inspiration and New Release Aspect of Winter (interview, excerpt and contest)

Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words is happy to have Tom Early here to answer a few  questions about himself, writing and his latest release, Aspect of Winter.  Welcome, Tom.  We have a few questions for you this morning. Q.  Why write for YA readers? YA is where representation matters most. There aren’t enough YA books… Continue reading Love Fantasy Fiction? Author Tom Early Talks About His Inspiration and New Release Aspect of Winter (interview, excerpt and contest)

A MelanieM Scary Review Redux: Necromancy and You (Guidebook #02) by Missouri Dalton

A Scary Review Redux! Rating: 5 stars out of 5   ☠☠☠☠☠ Alter (Al) Skelton is just like  any other 15 year old who is obsessed with death.  He has a purple and black bedroom full of skulls, walls decorated with Day of the Dead posters and a vent where he hides all his copies… Continue reading A MelanieM Scary Review Redux: Necromancy and You (Guidebook #02) by Missouri Dalton

An Aurora YA Review: Evolution by Lissa Kasey

 Rating: 5 out of 5  ★★★★★ Gene Sage has only ever wanted to sing, but his band, Evolution, is pushing him toward the big time. He finds it hard to focus on making musical history when he’s dreaming of graveyards and seeing ghosts. And while all he can think of is hiding who he is… Continue reading An Aurora YA Review: Evolution by Lissa Kasey

A YA on YA Saturday Special: Aurora on Reading and Writing YA Fiction

A YA on YA Saturday Special Our YA Reviewer, Aurora, on Reading and Writing YA Fiction   Since I was young, I always liked to read anything and everything. Our house was filled with books, and by the time I was about ten I had read every single one of them. I never bothered with… Continue reading A YA on YA Saturday Special: Aurora on Reading and Writing YA Fiction

A Aurora YA Review: Under the Stars by Geoff Laughton

Rating: I give this book 5 out of 5 stars DSP : “Ethan Tanner is an out and proud, fastidious, and fashionable sixteen-year-old vegetarian who likes theater and musicals. This year, it’s his sister’s turn to pick the vacation destination, so he ends up on a dude ranch he knows he is going to hate.… Continue reading A Aurora YA Review: Under the Stars by Geoff Laughton