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Free advertising for everyone, right here!

So many of you out there are the creators, owners, or performers of fabulous goods or services, any of which would make excellent holiday gifts. I want more of the world to know about you, plus I want some good ideas for my own holiday shopping, so here's what I'm going to do: I'm going to give you this space for free advertising!

If you have anything you want to advertise that could potentially be given as a gift, tell us about it in the comments below. Keep in mind that good ad copy gets more click-throughs, so I advise keeping it to a brief, clear, fun paragraph, complete with handy link.

I'll start by (of course) reminding you of my books currently for sale:

The Ghost Downstairs, for anyone who likes moody ghost stories. (Purchase from the publisher, Amazon or an indie bookstore near you. Ebook or paperback.)

Summer Term, for the steamy-beach-read fans. (Purchase from the publisher, Amazon, or an indie bookstore near you. Ebook or paperback.)

What Scotland Taught Me, for snarky teen girls who require comeuppance, anyone who remembers the perils of being 18, or anyone who adores Edinburgh. (Ebook only; purchase from the publisher or Amazon.)

Now you! What are you selling? Tell us of your wares. Offer open for as long as this LiveJournal shall live, though readers will likely diminish the older this post gets.

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jess_faraday
Nov. 16th, 2010 10:12 pm (UTC)
Wow, cool! I make handbags and jewelry, and have a few listings here. I also do custom work, and people are free to look through the "sold" items for other stuffs that they might like....

Thanks! You're awesome!
mollyringle
Nov. 17th, 2010 02:57 am (UTC)
My pleasure! You're on Etsy? Coolness! Those are beautiful--excellent gifts. Feel free to spread the word about this post if you know others who are selling their wares this season!
mac_arthur_park
Nov. 17th, 2010 02:20 am (UTC)
Scarves! Lots and lots and lots of scarves. I do a wide range of techniques and yarns and colorways and my prices are very reasonable.
mollyringle
Nov. 17th, 2010 02:59 am (UTC)
Perfect! Great holiday gift. Any particular link folks should follow, or should they just contact you?
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(Anonymous)
Nov. 17th, 2010 04:37 pm (UTC)
From Spice to Eternity, a must have book.
Hi Molly, here is my little piece about my book From Spice to Eternity. I hope this is okay. Thanks so much for the offer.

From Spice to Eternity may seem to be at first glance, a Biblical cookbook. Any novice in the kitchen or acclaimed heathen could benefit from reading the spice-filled book.
One might also expect a purely Jamaican collection of delightful dishes from the Caribbean island where the writer Yvonne Pat Wright was born and reared, however, throughout the 191 pages Wright not only samples Jamaican cuisines but provides universal flavourings The lasting value of this book is found in both aspects that it presents. The recipes will be sure to please and can be used time and time again. Likewise, the nuggets of truth contained in the book's well-crafted and inspirational stories can be a valued source of devotion truth each time that it is read.
A great coffee table book suitable as a gift for both male and female.
To purchase, visit the website www.spicetoeternity.co.uk or click here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Spice-Eternity-Yvonne-Pat-Wright/dp/1843866242/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1289482730&sr=8-1
Paul Harris
Nov. 17th, 2010 10:33 pm (UTC)
Hurricane Katrina Memoir - "Diary From the Dome, Reflections on Fear and Privilege During Katrina"
As the 5th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the levee failures was recently commemorated, Diary From the Dome, Reflections on Fear and Privilege During Katrina is the first non-fiction book of life inside the Louisiana Superdome during Katrina. It is suitable for anyone over 14 years of age.

It is a saga of fear, faith, media misinformation, compassion, and sociology, with lessons for government policy makers, and offers a microcosm of what American society may be like in the future with limited resources.

A minimum of 25% of any profits from NEW books purchased will be donated directly to local NOLA charities. Thank you for your time and consideration. It is available in print ($12.95) and as an E-book ($4.99) (Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Borders, etc.). Or one may order directly from the publisher by calling 1-800-882-3273.
(Anonymous)
Nov. 17th, 2010 10:38 pm (UTC)
300 Nights Cyberpunk Science Fiction Novel
First of all Molly thank you for the offer to let us post on your blog. This was a cool and very nice idea.

300 Nights Cyberpunk Science Fiction Novel

300 Nights is a cyberpunk science fiction novel where a society controlled by genetic manipulation creates social classes based on neural implants and gene bums. The biological superpower, the Basic Protection Corporation, controls the key to human survival. Yet, the Company stands idly by while a deadly space-born virus hurled down to Earth during an apocalyptic meteor storm annihilates the human population above ground. Exiled to the Earth’s womb, humanity now faces the BPC-born threat of another race more powerful and genetically superior to the Homo Sapien. Humanity hangs in the balance with their defenders Benner, caught in the Demon’s Hole of the next generation Mindbender, and Miranda only just discovering who she really is in a gritty new world.

Purchase the book here:
http://novel.300-nights.com

Or on GoodReads as an ePub in the GoodReads Reader here:
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9698340-300-nights
ext_326002
Nov. 18th, 2010 02:20 pm (UTC)
The Curious Tale of Marmalade Tuttle
Hi Molly. What a great idea. My name is Bob Trotter from just outside Belfast in N.Ireland and I am the author of The Curious Tale of Marmalade Tuttle sreies of books. So far the first two have been published and are available from Amazon in softback or Kindle.
Marmalade Tuttle is a teenage witch who travels to a land called Caldor to find a wizard called Beatticus Twigg to cure her mother who has lost all her powers. She meets dragons, elves, changelings and most importantly her father for the first time.
At the end of the first book she realizes that she wants to stay in Caldor which she does and begins to train as a sword maiden. In the second book there are Viking Immortals, battles, shield walls, and much more. The books are aimed at kids from 9-12yrs and I hope to have the third released in the new year.
Bob Trotter
ext_327284
Nov. 19th, 2010 02:31 pm (UTC)
Sweet Romance Novel
Thanks for this opportunity!
My contemporary romance, "Pillow Talk" is the quirky story of Trixie Trident, a tooth fairy who falls madly in love with her dentist. She can't tell him who she truly is, however, and fears their relationship can never be.
Dr Graham Keebler, D.D.S., knows he's wildly attracted to Trixie. He also knows there's something unique about her. He just can't figure out what it is, or why she turns down a second date with him. But he's determined to find out why.
"Pillow Talk" can be purchased here:
http://www.classactbooks.com/Pillow-Talk-by-Ruth-J-Hartman_p_211.html
Ruth J. Hartman
www.ruthjhartman.blogspot.com

ext_327833
Nov. 20th, 2010 12:01 am (UTC)
Book on Grief: "Missing Andy"
"Missing Andy" is a love story that transcends life circumstances and life itself. Lori shares about a love lost, love grieved, love intertwined, and love enduring. We discover that true love does last a lifetime and beyond. If you have ever grieved over the lost of a loved one, you will discover here that there is no one way to grieve. Each of us handles grief a different way, and it's okay. A must read for anyone who is struggling with processing grief or knows someone who is. Lori's testimony of God's faithfulness and grace along with her Scripture quotes will truly bless your heart.

Book Title: "Missing Andy"
Author: Lori A. Moore
ISBN#: 9781615669486

Available online at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Borders, Lifeway, and Tate Publishing


ext_327833
Nov. 20th, 2010 12:03 am (UTC)
Christian Book - From Zero to Christian in Just 35 Years
"From Zero to Christian in Just 35 Years," is an intimate, warts-and-all account of her journey to faith. One of the criticisms often leveled at "Church folk" is our tendency to wear our shiny happy people masks. That criticism is not entirely inaccurate, which is what makes Moore's book so refreshing. Her message is that God can heal the most painful wounds and that He is able to rescue us from even our very worst enemy--ourselves.
Women who have struggled with self-esteem issues or who have bought into the lie that their worth comes primarily through their sexuality will find hope in Moore's story of redemption. And anyone with pre-conceived notions of how "those Christians" talk and act will find a surprise or two. This is not your typical Christian book because Moore has not lived your typical life.

Title: From Zero to Christian in Just 35 Years
Author: Lori A. Moore
ISBN#: 9781615660810
Available online at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Borders, Lifeway, and Tate Publishing
ext_327833
Nov. 20th, 2010 12:04 am (UTC)
Children's Book - Grady the Gray Cat
Grady is a little gray cat;
Grady's fur is gray, that's why his mommy named him that;
He isn't too skinny and he isn't too fat;
And he lives in a home with two other cats.

For Children ages 2-6.

Title: Grady the Gray Cat
Author: Lori A. Moore
ISBN#: 9781617390487
Available online at Amazon.com and TatePublishing.com
(Anonymous)
Nov. 20th, 2010 01:35 am (UTC)
book
Sorry I saw what you wrote on goodreads, My book is End of the Line by Ottilie Weber. It can be purchesed on Bn.com borders.com and amazon.com Sorry if this is in the wrong spot!
~Ottilie
ext_327877
Nov. 20th, 2010 01:37 am (UTC)
A Good Suspense Read -- The View from Here
First -- thanks, Molly for letting us post here.
Second -- The View from Here by Rachel Howzell

Nicole Baxter has always tried to control every element of her life, but that control is slipping away. She has issues. Abandonment issues. Marital issues. Conception issues. And she thinks her house in the hills is haunted. It doesn't help that her husband Truman spleunks and climbs, making her worry more with each adventure he takes. As the two grow apart, Nicole makes decisions that may ultimately shatter her fragile marriage.

Her life changes on the afternoon she receives a phone call from the harbor. During a scuba dive, Truman disappears. No one -- not his diving instructor, not the Coast Guard -- can find him. Is he still alive? Or is grief making her believe the impossible?

Buy here: http://www.amazon.com/The-View-from-Here-ebook/dp/B004BA52W6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1290216725&sr=8-1.
kali_kali
Nov. 20th, 2010 01:53 am (UTC)
If anyone happens to have Latvian ancestry, I'm a genealogist specializing in Latvian research! My website is here, and the associated blog is here. Not quite something for this Christmas though, since these things take time, but it is a more long-ranging gift, and research can happen in stages.

Edited at 2010-11-20 01:53 am (UTC)
suemont
Nov. 20th, 2010 02:34 pm (UTC)
The best ending in a romance novel
"Perfect Score" by Susan Roebuck (that's me). It's received 5 star reviews, has been described as having the best ending the reviewer had ever read in a romance novel and as "an atypical adult read". Buy it here: http://www.awe-struck.net/books/perfect_score.html. You can also see an excerpt and blurb there.
(Anonymous)
Nov. 20th, 2010 09:08 pm (UTC)
Christmas Book
When Ida, a wealthy older optimist, sets out to complete her Christmas shopping, little does she know the dramatic turn her life will take when she decides to go by bus to save a few dollars and becomes the victim of a brutal assault. Her luck takes a three-sixty turn when Junior, a young African-American student from the wrong side of town with troubles of his own, comes to her rescue—or does it? Christmas in Los Angeles can bring out the worst in some, but it can also spin misery into miracles and just maybe restore faith. Available on Amazon.com or thru my website www.JohnNoelHampton.com
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