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He stepped into the living room and stared in surprise. The walls were covered with bookcases filled with to overflowing with books. Books that wouldn’t fit on the bookcases had been stacked on the floor. He shook his head in amazement, then noticed that even the coffee table and end tables were covered with books, as well.
“Uh, Suzie?” he called.
“Yes, Robert?” she called from the kitchen.
“Don’t you think you have too many books?”
“Nonsense! There’s no such thing as too many books!”
“Are you sure? I’m getting a bit of a Hoarders vibe from all these books in here.”
“Don’t be ridiculous, Robert. You know it’s not hoarding when it comes to books. I’ve just created my own library. Now be a dear and bring me the cookbook for Italian dinners, would you? The third bookcase on the left, fifth shelf.”
Robert’s eyebrows rose briefly, then he shook his head slightly and made his way over to the bookcase for the cookbook. She was quirky, but he couldn’t help wanting to find out more about her.
This post is part of the Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt, “more than a hundred” – write your post inspired by something you have more than a hundred of in your home right now (in my case, I chose books, which I do have more than a hundred of, I’m sure):
If you’re bored being stuck at home in quarantine or self-isolation because of COVID-19, why don’t you try to escape for while and go on some fun, lighthearted Fantasy adventures instead.
To get things started, I’m putting my Fantasy short story anthology on sale to make things a little easier on your pockets.
Chronicles of Riss will be on sale for $0.99 for the Kindle starting April 8, 2020 until the end of the month.
And although it’s not on sale, you can also get the first Adventures in Sorcery book:
Get Kismet And Tell in e-book or paperback from Amazon here.
If you need a new book for the kids to enjoy and help them escape being cooped up in the house, how about letting them go on an adventure traveling around the world and visiting different countries without even leaving the house.
Let your child join young Luca on his travels and learn a little about places like Germany, France, and Egypt. Get The Little Italian Traveling Chair in paperback on Amazon here.
Guess what? I’ve put the e-book version of my short-story collection, Chronicles of Riss, on sale. This early Cyber Monday sale will run from now through (at least) Cyber Monday. So get it now on Amazon for the low, low price of just US $0.99!
(Note: as of 12/13/19, it has returned to regular price)
All you holiday shoppers, take note! Starting 11/22 through Cyber Monday (11/27), I’ll have my book, Chronicles of Riss, on sale on Amazon!
Get it for the Kindle for the low, low price of $0.99!
Or get it in paperback for 35% off!
Treat yourself to some Fantasy fun with this short story collection, or get a copy for the SF&F bookworm on your holiday list.
Not on sale, but still worth checking out:
Kismet & Tell, the book that first introduced the sorceress supreme, Marissa “Riss” Cobalt, available in both Kindle edition or paperback.
And if you need a kid’s book for your holiday shopping, you may want to try The Little Italian Traveling Chair and let your little ones enjoy the magical adventure of flying off and visiting different countries.
My short story collection, Chronicles of Riss, is part of Cover Wars on Author Shout this week! Please stop by and give it a vote, if you would be so kind. You can vote once a day (once every 24 hours). The winner becomes Book of the Week and gets some promotion for the week.
Vote for Chronicles of Riss
You might laugh at the gnome making funny illusions in the bar. Right now, he’s trying to win the heart of a lovely woman. That’s the mood you want him to stay in. There are many reasons not to anger a master of manipulating reality. Sure, you might be able to see through the spells, but can you do it before you’re defeated?
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