Kindle Unlimited Friday – Free September 2018 eBooks

Kindle Unlimited Hump Day 1Hey authors – are you enrolled in KDP Select? Then this is for you. Hey readers – do you have a Kindle Unlimited membership? Then this is for you, too! Scroll on down – you can get all these books for FREE. Not sure what Kindle Unlimited is? Our Lynne Cantwell tells you right here. So… Continue reading “Kindle Unlimited Friday – Free September 2018 eBooks”

eBook Deals Sep 20- Sep 26

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I feel the need – the need to read!

Get ready to fill that reader with free and 99 cent eBooks! We have plenty here on Thrifty Thursday.

Readers: look in the comment section below. If you see one you like, click over and buy it. How easy is that? (If you don’t see the book covers, adjust your browser’s adblock settings.) Continue reading “eBook Deals Sep 20- Sep 26”

Which “Blood Moon” Flash Fiction Story Gets Your Vote?

Vote5It’s that time again…time to choose your favorite flash fiction story of the week! It’s all up to you now – only one can win Flash Fiction Readers’ Choice Champion honors. It’s super easy – choose your favorite and cast your vote below.

Check out this week’s entries here. Make your decision, then use those share buttons at the bottom of the post to spread the word. Attention Authors: It is okay if you ask people to vote for you!

Voting polls close Thursday at 5 PM Pacific time. If the poll doesn’t close on time, any votes received after 5 pm will be removed.

REMINDER – entries over the 250 limit are disqualified.

Which "Blood Moon" flash fiction entry deserves your vote?

  • Theodore Jerome Cohen (35%, 22 Votes)
  • Sommer Bonner (31%, 19 Votes)
  • Stephannie Tallent (10%, 6 Votes)
  • Rutger Galtiarii (8%, 5 Votes)
  • Mary Kay Bonfante (5%, 3 Votes)
  • Lou Silvestri (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Dale E. Lehman (3%, 2 Votes)
  • Bill Engleson (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Allen Alright (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Ann Zimmerman (2%, 1 Votes)
  • Virginia Gayl Salazar (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Nicole T (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Kevin P. Michaels (0%, 0 Votes)
  • David Tarpenning (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Judith Garcia (0%, 0 Votes)
  • John M Leake (0%, 0 Votes)
  • E. J. Cooke (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

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NOTE: Entrants whose submissions exceed the 250 word limit will be disqualified even if they win. ONE VOTE PER PERSON, please. Duplicate votes will be deleted. The results displayed above are unofficial until verified by administration.

Banned Books Week Challenges Us to View a New Perspective

banned book burning book fire-1075162_640 (002)Banned Books Week is Sept. 23-29 this year. Sponsored by the American Library Association, the week is designed to highlight the importance of access to information. While the week is called “banned books,” very few books are actually banned nowadays. They’re more often asked to be removed from libraries, with many libraries refusing the requests.

Banned Books week got its origins in the school settings, when librarians noticed a surge in calls to remove books from libraries. The ALA now compiles a list of books that are most often challenged to being included in libraries. When you look at the most recent list (2017), challenged books included Continue reading “Banned Books Week Challenges Us to View a New Perspective”