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June 2019: Giveaways and Recommendations


Cover for ProlificWorks giveaway
2019 Summer Reading For Everyone
Couldn’t get to the library, but this is just as good!
19th May, 2019 to 15th June, 2019

Women’s Fiction, Mystery, non-fiction

Sample of books in 2019 Summer Reading For Everyone
Hurry to claim these books. Over 260 books!
Cover Prolific Giveaway June Short Reads 2019
A small haul of lighter and shorter reads for that long queue, short commute or lunch-breaks when you just need…a break!
1st June, 2019 to 15th June, 2019

Romance and mystery short stories and previews of novels.

Sample of books in June Short Reads giveaways
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Header ProlificWorks giveaway May New Releases
New releases, including full novels from a range of authors, including some of us South African indies.
26th May, 2019 to 15th June, 2019

Another mini library to claim for your summer/winter vacation days, or those stay-at-home sniffly days…

Sample of books in giveaway May 2019 New Releases
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Recommended For Solid Story and Delivery

Cover for Thicker Than Water by David Campbell

Thicker Than Water (thriller)
David Campbell
Sticking with families of Irish ancestry, this thriller is set mostly in Boston and New York. Although there’s nothing much new in this tale of revenge, the main character’s attempts to maintain his everyman identity is well portrayed, with his abilities well foreshadowed. There’s wasn’t a point where the action wasn’t believable. Extremely violent, this thriller is solid, avoiding that current traditional publishing tactic of losing me in the last few chapters by throwing in a plot twist that makes no sense. A good thriller for a short, satisfying read.


Cover for Glass Slipper Scandal by Tansy Rayner Roberts

Glass Slipper Scandal (Castle Charming Series) (Twisted Fairy tale)
Tansy Rayner Roberts
It’ s short, not very original in most parts, but also a lot of fun to read! I claimed it for the Summer Reading For Everyone, and enjoyed it over a couple of tea breaks and one lunch-break. The underplot on ink drew me in, while the tabloid-esque writing and setting appealed to me. It’s well done, and not dark as most twisted fairy-tales are. I especially enjoyed that it maintains the light, fluffiness without getting its tropes mixed, and despite all expectations, bringing in some deeper depth to characters in believable ways.

Enjoy. And don’t forget to support writers by leaving a review or rating at your favorite stores/libraries.



I'm a writer, blogger, tarot reader and designer. I'm also a CRES editor for the Myths Legends And Fairy Tales Department. I self-publish and have most of my eBooks on Apple, Kobo, Barnes and Noble, Googleplay, Scribd, and other eBook stores, as well as through selected libraries. More of my audio tarotscopes are on, search term tarotscopes on my Patreon page. Or subscribe to my new podcast Way I See It-Writerstarot With Leenna on Spotify, Apple, Deezer, Stitcher and other podcast services. Enjoy!

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