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Other Places to Find Good Books: BookFunnel/StoryOrigin

This is Part Seven of a series: I suspect that many readers are familiar with acquiring books via BookFunnel promos. StoryOrigin is similar. Authors collectively provide a book each, sometimes more than one, for a group promotion. A landing page is built with all the books in the promotion on it. Then each author in

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Paranormal Women’s Fiction

Several months ago, on the Reader’s Hangout, there was a discussion about romances featuring older heroines. I ran a poll at the time, asking if readers would like to read romances that featured older women, as none of us is getting any younger. 🙂 Here’s the results of that poll: I took the results seriously,

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Other Places to Find Good Books: Subscription Services

Other Places to Find Good Books: Subscription Services This is an informal series.  It has been a while since I added to this series, but let’s check out another source of books:  Subscription Services.  These are services that ask you to pay a flat monthly fee, usually quite low, and in exchange, you can read

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Do you read on a Kindle or use a Kindle reading app?  You might be missing good stuff

This is a pretty bad image, but I had to hunt one down as I do not read on either a Kindle or a Kindle reading app.  (I use Google Play Book’s reading app.) The image shows what pops up when you reach the end of a book.  But did you know that this is

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Other Places to Find Good Books: Smashwords

This is an informal series.  A lot of readers overlook buying from Smashwords, because it seems to be an indie-author-centric site.  The logo is written with indie authors in mind, and authors who upload their book to Smashwords can also have Smashwords distribute their book to other book retailers. But Smashwords is a retail bookstore,

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