OPEN GIVEAWAYS – January 27, 2019

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

☆ Acts of Service by Jessie Pinkham
☆ In His Sights by LA Bryce
☆ The Princess of Baker Street by Mia Kerick
☆ Abaddon’s Locusts by Don Travis
☆ North Star Trilogy by Posy Roberts
☆ Cash by Garrett Leigh
☆ Rat Park by Marina Vivancos
☆ Road of No Return by K.A. Merikan
☆ On-on-One by V.L. Locey

🌸 Read the book blurbs and enter the giveaways for a chance to win: eBooks, an Audiobook, a DSP Gift Card, Amazon Gift Cards, and a Kindle Fire HD 10

RELEASE BLITZ – The Art of Hero Worship by Mia Kerick – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Purchase NineStar Press | Amazon | Smashwords | Barnes & Noble | Kobo The Art of Hero Worship by Mia Kerick Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: October 29, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: Novel / 51,500 words Genre: Contemporary, contemporary, bisexual, new adult, college, self-discovery, crime/school shooting, PTSD/disability, grieving/depression, family drama, violence, stalking Add to Goodreads Synopsis College junior Liam Norcross is a hero. He …

RELEASE BLITZ – Love Spell by Mia Kerrick – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Love Spell by Mia Kerick Publisher: NineStar Press, LLC Release Date: September 17, 2018 Heat Level: 1 – No Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: Novel / 43,300 words Genre: Contemporary YA, contemporary, YA, non-binary, bullying, homophobia, coming-of-age, humorous Add to Goodreads Synopsis Chance César is fabulously gay, but his gender identity—or, as he phrases it, “being stuck in the gray area between girl and boy”—remains confusing. Nonetheless, he struts his stuff …

IN THE SPOTLIGHT – Torn by Mia Kerick – #GuestPost #Q&A #Giveaway

Torn by Mia Kerick Publication date: August 7th 2018 Genres: LGBTQ+, Romance, Young Adult Add to Goodreads About the Story Vinny Bucci and Tommy Stecker are almost cousins—their mothers call themselves “sisters of the heart,” so that sort of makes them cousins, doesn’t it? Since childhood, they’ve shared holidays and Sunday services and their passion for soccer. But now they’re eighteen, high school seniors, and what has always been devoted …

COVER REVEAL – Love Spell by Mia Kerick – #Giveaway

Title: Love Spell Author: Mia Kerick Re-Release Date: August 27th 2018 Published by: Ninestar Press Genre: Young Adult, LGBT ☆ Cover Reveal ☆ Cover Artist: Natasha Snow Blurb Having come to terms with being gay, Chance César is still uneasy with his gender identity, or, as he phrases it, “being stuck in the gray area between girl and boy.” This concern, however, doesn’t stop him from strutting his fabulous stuff …

AUTHOR #INTERVIEW – My Crunchy Life by Mia Kerick – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: My Crunchy Life Author: Mia Kerick Release Date: 26th June 2018 Genre: LGBT, Young Adult Find My Crunchy Life at Goodreads Blurb John Lennon fought for world peace, but sixteen-year-old hippie hopeful Kale Oswald’s only made it as far as tie-dying his T-shirts with organic grape juice. Now he’s ready to cement his new hippie identity by joining a local human rights organization, but he doesn’t fit in as …

AUTHOR #INTERVIEW – The Weekend Bucket List by Mia Kerick – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: The Weekend Bucket List Author: Mia Kerick Publisher: Duet, the YA imprint of Interlude Press Release Date: April 19th 2018 Length: 266 pages/68,392 words Genre: Young Adult, LGBT BLURB High school seniors Cady LaBrie and Cooper Murphy have yet to set one toe out of line—they’ve never stayed out all night or snuck into a movie, never gotten drunk or gone skinny-dipping. But they have each other, forty-eight hours …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Weekend Bucket List by Mia Kerick – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: The Weekend Bucket List Author: Mia Kerick Release Date: April 19th 2018 Genre: Young Adult, LGBT BLURB High school seniors Cady LaBrie and Cooper Murphy have yet to set one toe out of line—they’ve never stayed out all night or snuck into a movie, never gotten drunk or gone skinny-dipping. But they have each other, forty-eight hours before graduation, and a Weekend Bucket List. There’s a lot riding on …

EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT – Sound of Silence by Mia Kerick and Raine O’Tierney #Excerpt #Giveaway

Please join me in welcoming Mia Kerick and Raine O’Tierney to my blog today. They’ve graciously provided an EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT from their fantastic new release, Sound of Silence! Title: Sound of Silence Authors: Mia Kerick and Raine O’Tierney Release Date: January 23rd 2018 Genre: MM Contemporary Romance BLURB Renzy Callen exists on the periphery of life, and not just because of the horrific childhood event that robbed him of the …