Happy Halloween everyone! I'm participating in Patricia Lynne's Trick-or-Treat Reads Book Blog Hop. This event is like trick-or-treating, but instead of getting free candy, you get free books!
For this event, I'm offering all of my Smashwords titles for free. Here's more information about each book and how you can get your hands on it!
A Silent Soliloquy
Word Count: 28,000
TIPPIE was created to be a weapon. By all appearances, she's an ordinary girl of 18, and she uses that to her advantage in her work for The Facility. What no one sees is that there's another girl buried deep inside. She can't speak or control the movements of the body she inhabits. As TIPPIE's silent passenger, she can only observe. She uses the details she learns from TIPPIE's work to reconstruct the stories of other people's lives. It helps her feel a little more connected to the world she can only watch.
When TIPPIE's work leads her to David, a young man with a haunted past and information that The Facility wants, TIPPIE uses her skills to earn his trust. The silent girl beneath the surface knows that TIPPIE is only going to hurt him, but she can't help but feel for him. Those feelings only grow, but she knows all too well that TIPPIE's work will soon come to an end.
Available from Smashwords. You can find it HERE. Simply use coupon code MZ84X at checkout.
Genre: Sci-Fi/Short Stories
Word Count: 16,000
This compilation of ten short science fiction stories is sure to add a little flavor to your day. You'll get to see what happens when a universal translator malfunctions during first contact, the repercussions of a maladjusted writer making a holographic duplicate of herself, the reunion of a couple of shapeshifters that have been exiled to Earth, and more.
Some stories are funny, and others are a bit darker, but they're all short enough to read in one sitting.
This book is always free, and you can get it from any of the following places.
Self-Help 101 or: How I Learned to Take Over the World Through Tolerating My Family
Word Count: 27,000
Book 1 in the Self-Help 101 series.
Dani Finklemeier has decided to write a self-help book about how to take over the world, but she’s not sure where to start. After all, she’s only seventeen and looking for a better way to make money than babysitting. She buys a self-help book that promises to teach her how to write a self-help book in the hope of getting the job done.
Not that it’ll be easy to get any work done this holiday season. Her family is staying at the house for Christmas, and fights break out almost immediately. Dani also has to deal with the fallout from an unexpected kiss with her best friend Seth and the feelings that go along with it. On edge around her family and unsure how to interact with the one person she’s trusted with everything in the past, she can only take what inspiration she can from the crazy circumstances surrounding her and see what happens.
One way or another, it should be an interesting holiday.
Self-Help 101 or: How to Survive a Bombardment With Minimal Injury
Word Count: 25,000
Book 2 in the Self-Help 101 series.
Dani Finklemeier has self-published her guide to taking over the world, but she still isn’t rich. Now she’s eighteen, still babysitting for money, and looking forward to starting college in the fall.
Of course, she has to survive a 4th of July outing with her family first. That’s a challenging prospect considering she has to be in close proximity with a group of cousins known as The Fallible Four. As if that weren’t enough, she also has to deal with the fallout of her parents learning more about her relationship with her boyfriend Seth than she ever wanted them to know.
The good news is that, if she survives this holiday, she’ll have plenty of material for another self-help book.
Available from Smashwords. You can find it HERE. Simply use coupon code AM73Z at checkout.
Self-Help 101 or: How to Select a Costume to Help You Deal With People
Book 3 in the Self-Help 101 series.
Dani Finklemeier is adjusting to life in college and the realities of living away from home for the first time. She’s also learning to deal with the criticism that stems from sharing her writing with the world. Some of the online criticism is even spelled correctly, which somehow makes it worse.
Fortunately, she has a Halloween party, a group of friends, and a supportive boyfriend to distract her from the things that are bothering her. Of course, a holiday celebration wouldn’t be complete without something going wrong. Between an unpleasant confrontation with an infuriating classmate, some shocking costume choices, and a bizarre fraternity stunt, the evening will be anything but dull.
Dani’s detractors may not like it, but she’ll definitely have enough material for another book.
Available from Smashwords. You can find it HERE. Simply use coupon code WG67W at checkout.
The coupon codes are all good through November 29th, 2016, so if you don't get a chance to redeem them right away, no worries! You have a little time!
That's all from me! Be sure to hop around and visit the other participants so you can amass as many free reads as possible! Happy Halloween!