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31 Days of Halloween Horror – Day 2

Published October 2, 2015 by Shadow Girl

Today’s #FREE Halloween Horror Kindle Download

‘The Hilliard Haunting: A Novella Kindle Edition’

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Weird Wednesdays of Summer

Published July 9, 2014 by Shadow Girl

SHB’s Slaughter Summer 2014 is upon us!

Week 1 of Slaughter Summer

Over the next six weeks, they’ll be giving away three free eBooks, followed by the release of three brand new, (highly anticipated), SHB titles, all in the summer of 2014! This week’s promo runs until Sunday July 14th.

Rejected cover art - traumatizing to adult readers.

Rejected cover art – traumatizing to adult readers.

Keven Strange kicks off the event with his dystopian fantasy novelette THE HUMANS UNDER THE BED. It’s been described as “Monsters, Inc. meets Full Metal Jacket if directed by David Cronenberg.”

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500 years after monsters wiped out the human race, a quiet calm has settled over the population of nightmare creatures that go bump in the night. They work their monster jobs, raise their monster families, tend to their monster homes, and generally enjoy the peace and prosperity of life without their sworn enemies, the human scourge, that so blighted the land for so many centuries.
In fact, the only inhabitants of this new monster world that even still speak of human kind are the children who share hushed secret fairy tales about evil humans coming up from underneath their beds, pulling the little monsters to their deaths. But of course these are just stories. Of course all the awful humans are dead. Or are they?

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New Releases from SHB

FREE Eric Brown download! World War of the Dead

Published June 22, 2014 by Shadow Girl

FREE Eric Brown download! World War of the Dead

I know a few die-hard Eric Brown fans that follow my blog, so I HAVE to share the Amazon link for a free Kindle download of WORLD WAR OF THE DEAD! 

Hurry, limited time offer! 

Murder! Call the Grammar Police!

Published May 19, 2014 by Shadow Girl

VERBICIDE

VERBICIDE
ver·bi·cide [VUR-buh-sahyd]
noun
1. the willful distortion or depreciation of the original meaning of a word.

2. a person who willfully distorts the meaning of a word.

Examples:

1. Life and language are alike sacred. Homicide and verbicide–that is, violent treatment of a word with fatal results to
legitimate meaning, which is its life–are alike forbidden.Oliver Wendell Holmes, “The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table,”
The Atlantic Monthly, 1857

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2. Men often commit verbicide because they want to snatch a word as a party banner, to appropriate its ‘selling quality’. C.S. Lewis, Studies in Words, 1960

Origin:

Verbicide joins a variant of the Latin verbum, meaning “word,” with -cide, a suffix used in the formation of compound words that means “killer” or “act of killing.”

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Never Alone by J.D. Layton

Published April 25, 2014 by Shadow Girl

Never AloneNever Alone by J.D. Layton
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Alone for the first time after her divorce, Emma move a into her new apartment. She is plagued my nightmares and phantom smells, sleep is a hard thing to come by. After a quick clean of things, she thinks all is well – until the horrifying discovery that she is, in fact, not alone in her apartment.
Quick read, only eight pages, but a great ss.
I found it for free Kindle download today, and I’ll read more from this author.

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Win a bundle of books!!

Published February 13, 2014 by Shadow Girl

I’m really excited – giddy even! Tee-hee!!
BeckisBookBlog is about to hit 10,000 views! 46 hits away!
That’s HUGE to a lil ole blogger like me! It makes me feel all squishy inside…

This is what 10,000 views feels like!

It calls for a celebration, doesn’t it? I think so!
You guys helped this blog about books reach these numbers, so we’re going to celebrate by giving away books!

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I don’t think I can sit here and pin point the exact 10,000th person to land here, so I’m going to ask a question. The first person to answer correctly in the comments will win a book bundle!
The bundles are being provided by Chris Robertson and Story Bundle. Anyone who doesn’t win the free bundle(s) can check it out here. $3.00 gets you the bundle, or $10.00 gets you all seven books, and you can choose how much of it goes to charity.

BENEFITS OF BUYING BUNDLES…
❤ Pay what you want! You choose how much you want to pay for these four awesome books. You decide how much of your purchase goes to the author and how much goes to help keep StoryBundle running. If your purchase price beats $10, you get three bonus novels – Death Dreams Deluxe by Chris Robertson, The Charters Duology by Matthew Wayne Selznick (which is actually two books in one), and Hollow World by Michael J. Sullivan!

❤ Zero DRM. There’s no DRM on any of SB’s books. None. Why? For one, they don’t believe DRM actually stops people from sharing what they want to share. Second, and most importantly, they don’t believe we should be treating their customers as criminals. So go ahead and put these on your tablets, Kindles and smartphones, but if a friend wants to read the bundle, please have them buy one for themselves. With pay-what-you-want, there’s a price for everyone. Or better yet, buy one for them as a gift. Help support indie authors!

❤ Support nonprofits. Best of all, you can also give a portion of the proceeds from each bundle to charity. For this bundle they’re featuring both Girls Write Now and MightyWriters. To learn more about these charities and those they help, click the “Learn More” link next the charities when you purchase.

❤ Easy delivery. It’s super convenient to get these ebooks onto your reader of choice—just download and sync. Better yet, if you have a Kindle or Kindle-enabled tablet or smartphone, they can send the books directly to your device. No computer required.

Check out previous bundles HERE.

NOW’S YOUR CHANCE TO WIN THIS BUNDLE

✰✰✰✰✰ Which five star book [that Chris Robertson is part of] did I review here on BBB? ✰✰✰✰✰

Surreal Grotesque Issue 15: Conspiracy Theories on Scribd

Published January 15, 2014 by Shadow Girl

‘2014 is here and so are the conspiracy theories! Have dinner with the Clintons courtesy of Charie D. La Marr, see medical experiments gone awry in “Pissing Man Crickets” by Roger Leatherwood, meet the “Child Machine” by Joseph Jude, Part 2 of Vampussy by Alex S. Johnson, An Expose on the Freemasons by E.S. Wynn, we introduce you to the Second Church of Baphomet by Randy Cunningham and dig up Walt Disney’s head for the 200th anniversary sci-fi story of future Disney. All this and more plus reviews by Courtney Alsop and Jeremy Maddux. Enjoy the freaky!!’ ~dg

Surreal Grotesque Issue 15: Conspiracy Theories by Daniel William Gonzales

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