OPEN GIVEAWAYS – December 9, 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. Under the Felt Mistletoe by Nell Iris …

BLOG TOUR – AUTHOR INTERVIEW – Slow Thaw by J. Scott Coatsworth – #Excerpt #Giveaway #Interview

Purchase Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo J. Scott Coatsworth has a new MM trans/cisgender holiday romance book out: Slow Thaw. Please join me in welcoming Scott to my blog. He’s here today to celebrate the release of his fantastic new story, and he kindly answered a few questions about himself and his new book! Slow Thaw by J. Scott Coatsworth Publisher: Mischief Corner Books Release Date: Saturday, December …

BLOG TOUR – EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT – Spells & Stardust by J. Scott Coatsworth – #Excerpt #Giveaway

J. Scott Coatsworth has a new queer sci fi/fantasy anthology out: Spells & Stardust. Please join me in welcoming J. Scott to my blog. He’s here today celebrating the release of his fabulous collection of stories with an exclusive excerpt from Gargoyle. Purchase Amazon | B&N | Kobo | iTunes Amazon Paperback Spells & Stardust by J. Scott Coatsworth Publisher: Other Worlds Ink Release Date: Wednesday, December 5 2018 Format: Paperback, eBook Word …

BLOG TOUR – GUEST POST – Escape From the Holidays – A Winter Holiday Collection from Mischief Corner Books – #Giveaway

Please join me in celebrating this special collection of holiday stories from Mischief Corner Books. J. Scott Coatsworth is here today sharing his motivations for the them of his story, Slow Thaw. Escape from the Holidays Collection For the second year in a row, Mischief Corner Books is putting out a winter holiday collection – Escape from the Holidays – ten stories revolving around various December holidays: The end of …

COVER REVEAL – Ithani by J. Scott Coatsworth – #Excerpt #Giveaway

On February 19th, J. Scott Coatsworth has the final MM sci fi book in his Oberon Cycle series coming out – Ithani – and we have the cover reveal today! Purchase DSP Publications eBook | DSP Publications Paperback Ithani by J. Scott Coatsworth Publisher: Dreamspinner Release Date: Tuesday, February 19th, 2018 Series: Oberon Cycle (book 3) Necessary to Read Previous Books: Yes Length: Novel / 97K words Cover Artist: Anna …

COVER REVEAL – Spells & Stardust by J. Scott Coatsworth – #Giveaway

Preorder eBook – Amazon US | eBook – Amazon UK | Kobo | iTunes Paperback Amazon US | Paperback Amazon UK Spells & Stardust by J. Scott Coatsworth Publisher: Other Worlds Ink Release Date: Wednesday, December 5 2018 Formats: Paperback, eBook Length: 40K words Genres: fantasy, sci fi, paranormal Pairings: MM/Gay Tropes: Friends to Lovers, First Time, Destined Love Keywords/Categories: MM, gay, fae, elves, horror, reincarnation Warnings: One story contains attempted suicide; another has a homophobic …

BLOG TOUR – #INTERVIEW – The Rising Tide (Liminal Sky 2) by J. Scott Coatsworth – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Purchase DSP Publications | Amazon | iBooks | Barnes & Noble | Kobo J. Scott Coatsworth has a new queer sci fi book out: “The Rising Tide.” Please join me in welcoming J. Scott to my blog. He’s very kindly stopped by today to answer a few questions about his writing history and methods! The Rising Tide by J. Scott Coatsworth Series: Liminal Sky (book 2) (It is NOT necessary …

IN THE SPOTLIGHT – EXCLUSIVE #EXCERPT – The River City Chronicles by J. Scott Coatsworth – #Giveaway

J. Scott Coatsworth has a new queer magical realism book out! Book Info Series: River City (book 1) Release Date: Wed., May 30, 2018 Publisher: Other Worlds Ink Cover Artist: Kelley York Length: Novel / 115k words Formats: eBook, Paperback Genres/Tropes/Keywords: Gay Fiction, Queer Fiction, Magical Realism, Contemporary, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Straight, QueeRomance Ink | Goodreads Summary A group of strangers meets at Ragazzi, an Italian restaurant, for a cooking …

Treadmill Week 66 & What I #amreading

Treadmill Goals/Tracking Get on the treadmill (or equivalent exercise) daily Pace is fine at 30 min/mile, although I may up it on occasion Time range between 30 minutes and 1 hour per day Distance 1-2 miles per day Read the chosen book, which I won’t allow myself to read outside of my treadmill time, hopefully motivating me to reach or exceed the above goals (exception…at the end of the week …

AUTHOR #INTERVIEW! Lander (The Oberon Cycle 2) by J. Scott Coatsworth #Excerpt #Giveaway

J. Scott Coatsworth has a new MM Sci Fi book out: Sometimes the world needs saving twice. In the sequel to the Rainbow-Award-winning Skythane, Xander and Jameson thought they’d fulfilled their destiny when they brought the worlds of Oberon and Titania back together, but their short-lived moment of triumph is over. Reunification has thrown the world into chaos. A great storm ravaged Xander’s kingdom of Gaelan, leaving the winged skythane …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Stark Divide (Liminal Sky 1) by J. Scott Coatsworth #Excerpt

Publisher: DSP Publications Author: J. Scott Coatsworth Cover Artist: Aaron Anderson Length: 284 Pages Format: eBook, Paperback Release Date: 10/10/17 Pairing: MM Price: $6.99, $16.99 Series: Liminal Sky (Book One) Genre: Sci Fi, Space, Gen Ship, Apocalypse, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Blurb: Some stories are epic. The Earth is in a state of collapse, with wars breaking out over resources and an environment pushed to the edge by human greed. …