OPEN GIVEAWAYS – December 16, 2018

Here’s a rundown of all the giveaways on Stories That Make You Smile that are still open as of this posting. Act quickly, some are ending soon!

NOTE: If one of the open giveaways lists a requirement for you to comment on the blog post, please click through to the original blog post (book titles are links) to comment rather than leave it on this post.

RELEASE BLITZ – Vanilla Clouds Audiobook by Roe Horvat – Narrated by Vance Bastian – #Giveaway

“I could spend days listening to you talk about chocolate.”

Narrator: Vance Bastian
Cover Artist: Roe Horvat & Emma Bonath
Release Date: ebook: July 25, 2018 – Audiobook: December 10, 2018
Length: eBook: 117 pages – Audiobook: 3 hrs 45 mins
Heat Rating: Steamy
Pairing / Genre(s) / Keyword(s): M/M Romance, Friends to Lovers

RELEASE BLITZ – Operation Toy Rescue by Sarah Hadley Brook – #Excerpt #Giveaway

OPERATION TOY RESCUE by Sarah Hadley Brook
Can Jules & Felix save Snow Hope, convince Santa to rescue the toys, and fall in love all at the same time?

Publisher: JMS Books, LLC
Cover Artist: Written Ink Designs
Release Date: December 15, 2018
Length: Novella, 29,000 words approx.
Heat Rating: 4 flames
Pairing / Genre(s) / Keyword(s): M/M Fantasy Erotic Romance, Christmas, Holiday

BLOG TOUR – GUEST POST – The Holiday Home Hotel by Lou Sylvre – #Excerpt #Giveaway #GuestPost

A decade has passed since they last saw each other, but now winter’s harsh weather brings them face to face—helped along by a minor goddess and powerful forest spirit. Too much hurt might lie between them now to fix things, but interfering supernatural beings are determined to force them to try.

Please join me in welcoming author Lou Sylvre to my blog. Lou is here today celebrating the release of her fabulous new holiday story and is kindly sharing the book’s playlist with us!

Publisher: Mischief Corner Books
Cover Artist: Catherine Dair
Release Date: December 15, 2018
Length: Novella / ~ 31,000 words / 101 pages
Pairing / Genre(s) / Keyword(s): M/M Supernatural Romance

BLOG TOUR – #INTERVIEW – The Stars May Rise & Fall by Estella Mirai – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Please join me in welcoming author Estella Mirai to my blog. Estella is here today to celebrate the release of her new novel, The Stars May Rise and Fall. She’s graciously taken the time to answer a few questions about herself and her writing process!

An M/M retelling of Phantom of the Opera set in turn-of-the-millennium Japan.

Publisher: Self-published
Cover Artist: MiblArt
Release Date: December 11, 2018
Genre/s: M/M romance, contemporary
Heat Rating: 2 flames
Length: Novel / 90,000 words / 320 pages

RELEASE BLITZ – Trusting Jack (MC Securities 1) by Ruby Moone – #Giveaway

As Michael’s feelings deepen, and Jack’s terrible past catches up with him, Michael has to decide between believing in the awful truth that is staring him in the face, or trusting Jack.

Series: MC Securities (book #1)
Cover Artist: Meredith Russell
Release Date: December 10, 2018
Length: Novel / 45,000 words approx. / 181 pages
Pairing / Genre(s) / Keyword(s): M/M, Romance, Hurt-Comfort

RELEASE BLITZ – NSP Holiday Stories – A Very Vampire Christmas by Mark Lesney – Midnight Angel by Kevin Klehr – #Giveaway

Publisher: NineStar Press
Release Date: December 8, 2018
Heat Level: 2 – Fade to Black Sex
Pairing: Male/Male
Length: Novella / 21,600 words
Genre: Paranormal, vampire, romance writer, humor, Wild West, Christmas

Publisher: NineStar Press
Release Date: December 8, 2018
Heat Level: 1 – No Sex
Pairing: Male/Male
Length: Novelette / 10,500 words
Genre: Fantasy, angel, new year’s eve, holiday, contemporary

RELEASE BLITZ – Love Blooms by Stephanie Hoyt – #Excerpt #Giveaway

LOVE BLOOMS by Stephanie Hoyt
With only a year left, will Nico have time to find love and commitment all while learning how magic will transform the family line to accommodate who he is and who he loves?

Publisher: NineStar Press
Release Date: December 10, 2018
Length: Novel / 61,800 words
Heat Rating: 3 – Some Sex
Genre(s) / Keyword(s): M/M – Fantasy, Santa, Elves, Magic, Holiday

RELEASE BLITZ – LV48 (The Cassie Tam Files 3) by Matt Doyle – #Excerpt #Giveaway

LV48 by Matt Doyle
New Hopeland City may be the birthplace of Tech Shifter gear, but it isn’t the only place that likes to blend technology with folklore. Now, a new nightmare is stalking the streets…

Series: The Cassie Tam Files, Book 3
Publisher: NineStar Press
Release Date: December 10, 2018
Length: Novel / 66,400 words
Heat Rating: 1 – No Sex
Genre(s) / Keyword(s): F/F – Science Fiction, Futuristic, Lesbian, Private Detective, Sci-Fi

BOOK BLAST – Blessed by Maggie Blackbird – #Excerpt #Giveaway

BLESSED by Maggie Blackbird
A mixed-blood Catholic seminarian struggles to discern his true calling: the priesthood or his ex-lover, a proud but damaged Ojibway man.

Series: The Matawapit Family – Book 1
Publisher: eXasty Books
Cover Artist: Martine Jardin
Genre/s: M/M, Contemporary, Spiritual, Religious, Multi-Cultural, Romance
Heat Rating: 4 flamesLength: Novel/92,784 words/330 pages