The Prolific Reader — An instaFreebie Repository

The Prolific Reader

The Prolific Reader is now live!

instaFreebie books via The Prolific Reader

What’s The Prolific Reader all about?

As the title of this post suggests, The Prolific Reader is a repository of free books that are available to download via instaFreebie.

The difference between The Prolific Reader and other instaFreebie promotions is that all books listed here are permanent or semi-permanent (minimum three months) and are available to download from instaFreebie for as long as they are listed on the page. If a book has a ‘download expiry date’ on instaFreebie, it will be displayed in the listing. (Most instaFreebie promotions are for books that only have a short window of opportunity to download them. Blink and you’ve missed your chance!)

Over the past month I have been working with over 72 authors to bring together 88 books in the following genres:

  • Fantasy (urban / dark / paranormal)
  • Paranormal Romance
  • Science Fiction
  • Horror
  • Children’s Fiction
  • UPDATE December 17, 2016
    The Prolific Reader now includes all genres except erotica. Check back often to see what new genres have been added, and of course the new books!

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    An Interview with Author Carol Anne Douglas

    Lancelot Her Story by Carol Anne Douglas

    Lancelot Her Story by Carol Anne Douglas
    Joining me today is author, Carol Anne Douglas, and she’s talking to me about her Arthurian legend that has a somewhat different twist. Thank you, Carol Anne, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Carol Anne Douglas
    Carol Anne Douglas lives in books, except when she is in the woods or by the river. She worked many years as a magazine editor and now is a full-time writer. She has also taught Women’s Studies at George Washington University. She lives in Washington, DC.

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    An Interview with Author L.S. Johnson

    Vacui Magia L.S. Johnson

    Vacui Magia L.S. Johnson
    Joining me today, minus her four cats, is weird fiction and fantasy author, L.S. Johnson. Thank you, L.S., for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About L.S. Johnson
    L.S. Johnson’s stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Strange Horizons, Interzone, Long Hidden, and Year’s Best Weird Fiction Vol. 3. Her first collection, Vacui Magia: Stories, is now available. Currently she’s working on a fantasy trilogy set in 18th century Europe.

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    An Interview with Author Hans Cummings

    Scars of the Sundering Lament Hans Cummings

    Scars of the Sundering Lament Hans Cummings
    Author Hans Cummings, whose hobbies include (amongst other things) smoking meat and tabletop gaming, talks to me about the second book in the Scars of the Sundering trilogy — Lament. Thank you, Hans, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Hans Cummings
    The author of the Fantasy series: The Foundation of Drak-Anor and Scars of the Sundering, as well as the Zack Jackson science fiction series, Hans Cummings is Nuvo’s Best of Indy — Best Local Author 3rd place Honoree for 2014 and 2015. Two of his short stories appear in Fear the Boot’s Sojourn speculative fiction anthologies.

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    An Interview with Author Anna LaForge

    Pelion Preserved book cover Anna LaForge

    Pelion Preserved book cover Anna LaForge
    Joining me today in the hot seat is author Anna LaForge. Thank you, Anna, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Anna LaForge
    Anna LaForge read Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings at fourteen, Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy at sixteen, and LeGuin’s The Left Hand of Darkness at eighteen, at which time she decided that she, too, wanted to create new worlds.

    Born in Philadelphia, her work as an actor, director, dramaturg, and professor has taken her to San Francisco, Washington D.C. and New York City. Once an executive director of two not for profit theater organizations, she now divides her time between teaching, writing, and seeing live performance.

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    An Interview with Author Elizabeth Crowens

    Silent Meridian Book Cover Elizabeth Crowens

    Silent Meridian Book Cover Elizabeth Crowens
    It’s time for another author interview! I’d like to give a big welcome to Elizabeth Crowens. Thank you, Elizabeth, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About Elizabeth Crowens
    Elizabeth Crowens is the pen name author of SILENT MERIDIAN, book one in the Time Traveler Professor series, an alternate history/ “spooky steampunk” novel. She has published a variety of non-fiction articles. Recently she won an Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train’s fiction short story contest for Emerging Writers.

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    An Interview with Author LJ Cohen

    Dreadnoughts and Shuttle LJ Cohen

    Dreadnoughts and Shuttle LJ Cohen
    Joining me today on the couch is author LJ Cohen. Thank you, LJ, for taking the time to chat to me. Please sit down, get comfortable and let’s begin.
    About LJ Cohen
    LJ Cohen is a poet, novelist, blogger, ceramics artist, local food enthusiast, Doctor Who fan, and relentless optimist. After almost twenty-five years as a physical therapist, she now uses her anatomical knowledge and myriad clinical skills to injure characters in her science fiction and fantasy novels.

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