OPEN GIVEAWAYS – April 7, 2019

💖 A rundown of the open giveaways on Stories That Make You Smile as of this posting. 💖

☆ The Gap Year by Rita Kruger
☆ At a Stranger’s Mercy by Brittany Cournoyer
☆ Fault Lines by Shane K. Morton
☆ Snow Storm by Davidson King
☆ Honeythorn by Marina Vivancos
☆ Arctic Sun by Annabeth Albert
☆ Jude by Garrett Leigh
☆ Scott by RJ Scott & V.L. Locey
☆ Aries 181 by Tiana Warner
☆ Conviction by M.D. Neu
☆ Frostbitten by Destiny Hawkins
☆ Cowboy Seeks Husband by Leta Blake and Indra Vaughn

🌸 Read the book blurbs and enter the giveaways for a chance to win: ebooks, a NineStar Press gift card, a paperback and gift swag, and Amazon gift cards!

OPEN GIVEAWAYS – March 31, 2019

💖 A rundown of the open giveaways on Stories That Make You Smile as of this posting. 💖

☆ This Is Not a Love Story by Suki Fleet
☆ Fracture by Jocelynn Drake & Rinda Elliott
☆ Contact by M.D. Neu
☆ Jude by Garrett Leigh
☆ Speak No Evil by J.R. Gray
☆ Family Camp by Eli Easton
☆ Kiss Me, Daddy by Quinn Ward
☆ Scott by RJ Scott & V.L. Locey
☆ The Handyman’s History by Nick Poff
☆ Black by Quin&Perin
☆ Aries 181 by Tiana Warner
☆ Red Zone by T.S. McKinney & Shannon West
☆ Conviction by M.D. Neu
☆ Uncomplicated by K.M. Neuhold
☆ New Boy at the Academy by Sam Hawk
☆ Aries 181 by Tiana Warner
☆ Frostbitten by Destiny Hawkins
☆ Better Be Sure by Andy Gallo
☆ Speakeasy Series by K. Evan Cole and Brigham Vaughn
☆ Ghost Walker by Mary Rundle
☆ Midnight Flit by Elin Gregory
☆ Cowboy Seeks Husband by Leta Blake and Indra Vaughn

🌸 Read the book blurbs and enter the giveaways for a chance to win: ebooks, NineStar Press gift cards, a Dreamspinner Press gift card, and Amazon gift cards!

OPEN GIVEAWAYS – February 17, 2019

💖 A rundown of the open giveaways on Stories That Make You Smile as of this posting. 💖

☆ Snowed In: Nen and Anani by Nell Iris
☆ Enukara Series by Nina R. Schluntz
☆ Devil’s Bargain by Kathryn Sparrow
☆ Eagle in the Hawthorn by Sam Burns
☆ In Case You Missed It by S.M. James
☆ Hat Trick by RJ Scott & V.L. Locey
☆ The Cassie Tam Files by Matt Doyle
☆ Road of No Return by K.A. Merikan

🌸 Read the book blurbs and enter the giveaways for a chance to win: ebooks, an audiobook, a signed paperback, and Amazon gift cards

OPEN GIVEAWAYS – February 10, 2019

💖 A rundown of the open giveaways on Stories That Make You Smile as of this posting. 💖

☆ Hat Trick by RJ Scott & V.L. Locey
☆ Outlaw Girls by Miss Merikan
☆ Darkness Dawns by Zakarrie Clarke
☆ Okay, Then by Addison Albright
☆ Forgive Me Father by TL Travis
☆ Obsessed by Quin&Perin
☆ Contact by M.D. Neu
☆ Not Dead Yet by Jenn Burke
☆ The Cassie Tam Files by Matt Doyle
☆ In His Sights by LA Bryce
☆ Road of No Return by K.A. Merikan

🌸 Read the book blurbs and enter the giveaways for a chance to win: ebooks, an audiobook, a signed paperback, Amazon gift cards, and a Kindle Fire HD 10

BLOG TOUR – #INTERVIEW – From These Ashes by Davidson King – #Excerpt #Giveaway

FROM THESE ASHES by Davidson King (AUTHOR INTERVIEW)
Will Black and Quill be consumed by the flames, or from these ashes, will they find their own happily ever after?

Please join me in welcoming author Davidson King to my blog. She’s here today celebrating the release of the latest installment in her popular Haven Hart series, and she graciously took the time to answer a few questions about her new book and herself!

Series: Haven Hart – Book #4
Cover Artist: Covers by Designs by Morningstar
Release Date: November 28, 2018
Length: 204 pages
Pairing / Genre(s) / Keyword(s): M/M Contemporary Romance, Crime Drama

BLOG TOUR – GUEST POST – Worst Holiday Ever by Various Authors – #Excerpt #Giveaway

There’s a new holiday romance anthology out: Worst Holiday Ever. Please join me in welcoming author R.L. Merrill to my blog. She’s here today sharing the playlist she used while writing her contribution to this fabulous anthology, The Thanksgiving Parade from Hell. Purchase Amazon | iBooks | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | QueeRomance Ink The Worst Holiday Ever Publisher: Luxe Press Release Date: Thursday, November 15 2018 Genres: Contemporary, …

RELEASE BLITZ – An Alpha for Christmas by Charity Parkerson – #Giveaway

Purchase Amazon US | Amazon UK An Alpha for Christmas by Charity Parkerson Length: Novelette / 12,000 words approx. Blurb Christmas Eve night with a sexy new friend turns into the perfect Christmas. But Austin never expects his dream holiday to ruin his life. Hoping to avoid another yearly gathering of the worst people Austin knows—his family—he volunteers to play Santa’s little helper at the department store where he works. …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Breaths We Take by Huston Piner – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Purchase NineStar Press | Amazon | Smashwords | Barnes & Noble | Kobo The Breaths We Take by Huston Piner Series: Season of Chadham High, Book Three Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: November 19, 2018 Heat Level: 1 – No Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: Novel / 101,100 words Genre: Contemporary YA, LGBT, historical/early 90s, YA, high school, first love, coming-of-age, aging relative, family issues, weddings, HEA Add to Goodreads Synopsis …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Kinsey Scale (Campus Connections 1) by CJane Elliott – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Purchase Dreamspinner Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo | iTunes | Google The Kinsey Scale by CJane Elliott Series: Campus Connections Book 1 Publisher: Dreamspinner Press Release Date: November 9, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 89 pages Genre: Romance, New Adult, contemporary, friends to lovers, college Add to Goodreads Synopsis Life is good for Eric Brown. He’s a senior theater major, an …

#WhateverWednesday – Fall Writing Tag

I thought this looked like a fun and interesting tag when I saw it over on Nell Iris’s blog so I’m swiping it. Nell discovered it on our mutual friend, Amy Tasukada’s YouTube channel, and it was originally posted by Alexandra Roselyn on her YouTube channel. The links go straight to their fall writing tag posts, so be sure to check out those, too! Crunching Leaves – The Perfect Sound. What …

#1LineWednesday – 2018-Sept 19 – The Recruit

I’m going to continue to be a little loose with my definition of “line.” Rather than having it exactly equal “sentence,” I’m going to treat it as a single (and short) stream of thought. This is from The Recruit. For a little context, this snippet comes very shortly after Phillip is turned. He’s already feeling a connection to Albert that he doesn’t quite understand. Told from Phillip’s 3rd-person POV, and “he/his” …

RELEASE BLITZ – Any Given Lifetime by Leta Blake – #Giveaway

Any Given Lifetime by Leta Blake Length: Novel / 70,000 words approx. Cover Design: Dar Albert @ Wicked Smart Designs Blurb Neil isn’t a ghost, but he feels like one. Reincarnated with all his memories from his prior life, he spent twenty years trapped in a child’s body, wanting nothing more than to grow up and reclaim the love of his life. As an adult, Neil finds there’s more than …