<![CDATA[Slug Pie Stories, LLC - Press, Reviews, Announcements, Posts, and Comments]]>Sun, 07 Jan 2018 09:33:55 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Slug Pie Story #4 Wins National Indie Excellence  ® AWARD]]>Sun, 21 May 2017 04:17:54 GMThttp://slugpiestories.com/press-reviews-announcements-posts-and-comments/slug-pie-story-4-wins-national-indie-excellence-r-awardPicture
11th ANNUAL NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE® AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Los Angeles: -- The 11th Annual National Indie Excellence® Awards recognized How to Protect Your Neighborhood from Circus Werewolves by Mick Bogerman in the category of Preteen Fiction as a winner in this year's competition.
 
This prestigious National award is open to all English language books in print from small, medium, university, self and independent publishers.
 
The National Indie Excellence® Awards exists to help establish independent publishing as a strong and proud facet of the publishing industry. Recognizing authors that put their heart and soul into their work, the NIEA is a champion of self-publishers and the small, independent presses that go the extra mile to produce books of excellence in every aspect. Established in 2007, the NIEA competition is judged by experts from all aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book cover designers and professional copywriters.
 
Winners and finalists are determined based on 'overall excellence of presentation- a synergy of form and content.' How to Protect Your Neighborhood from Circus Werewolves is the fourth book in the middle grade scary adventure series: Slug Pie Stories.

“We are proud to announce the winners & finalists whose books truly embody the excellence that this award was created to celebrate, and we salute you all for your fine work.” –Ellen Reid, Founder NIEA

For more information about the National Indie Excellence Awards please visit: www.indieexcellence.com

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<![CDATA[GoodReads Giveaway for Glimmer of Steel]]>Thu, 18 May 2017 16:36:51 GMThttp://slugpiestories.com/press-reviews-announcements-posts-and-comments/goodreads-giveaway-for-glimmer-of-steelEnter for a chance to win one of five copies of the YA Fantasy debut GLIMMER OF STEEL by K. E. Blaski, now through June 7, 2017.
"Brilliantly written fantasy." Kelly Stock, author of the urban fantasy series, The Soul Guide.

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Glimmer of Steel by K.E. Blaski

Glimmer of Steel

by K.E. Blaski

Giveaway ends June 07, 2017.

See the giveaway details at Goodreads.

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<![CDATA[BAD MOJO giveaway]]>Sat, 18 Feb 2017 18:54:35 GMThttp://slugpiestories.com/press-reviews-announcements-posts-and-comments/bad-mojo-giveaway

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Bad Mojo by Eva Blackstone

Bad Mojo

by Eva Blackstone

Giveaway ends February 25, 2017.

See the giveaway details at Goodreads.

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Enter for a chance to win one of three autographed copies of BAD MOJO by Eva Blackstone, now through February 25, 2017.
"A combination of humour, of tragedy and of growing up. This was an incredible book. I loved it." M.A. McRae
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<![CDATA[Happy Kindle Release Day for K. E. Blaski's Glimmer of Steel]]>Tue, 24 Jan 2017 17:27:59 GMThttp://slugpiestories.com/press-reviews-announcements-posts-and-comments/happy-kindle-release-day-for-k-e-blaskis-glimmer-of-steel ]]><![CDATA[Glimmer of Steel by K.E. Blaski, Kindle Edition PreOrder]]>Tue, 17 Jan 2017 22:35:50 GMThttp://slugpiestories.com/press-reviews-announcements-posts-and-comments/glimmer-of-steel-by-ke-blaski-kindle-edition-preorderPicture
Mollusc Bay books is pleased to announce that the Kindle Edition of the YA Dark Fantasy,
GLIMMER OF STEEL
by K. E. Blaski
​is available for pre-order through Amazon. The release is scheduled for January 24, 2017 at an introductory price of $2.99.
https://www.amazon.com/Glimmer-Steel-Books-Astrune-Book-ebook/dp/B01MY8L08F



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<![CDATA[LiLI Lost in a Book reviews Mick Bogerman's Latest]]>Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://slugpiestories.com/press-reviews-announcements-posts-and-comments/lili-lost-in-a-book-reviews-mick-bogermans-latest
A great start to 2017 includes a 4 star review from Liliana over at Lilly Lost in a Book for Slug Pie Story #4, How to Protect Your Neighborhood from Circus Werewolves by Mick Bogerman.

"Young readers will love this!" Liliana

Read the rest of the review here:

http://lili-lost-in-a-book.blogspot.com/2017/01/review-how-to-protect-your-neighborhood-from-circus-werewolves.html
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<![CDATA[SLug Pie Story 4 receives a 5 Star reader's Favorite review]]>Mon, 09 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://slugpiestories.com/press-reviews-announcements-posts-and-comments/slug-pie-story-4-receives-a-5-star-readers-favorite-reviewPicture
We're thrilled to announce that How to Protect Your Neighborhood from Circus Werewolves received a 5 star review from Susan Sewell for Readers' Favorite.

"It was a pleasure to read something so entertaining and well-written." Susan Sewell

You can read the rest of Susan's review here:
​https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/how-to-protect-your-neighborhood-from-circus-werewolves

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<![CDATA[The UnderGround Reviews Slug Pie Story #4]]>Fri, 06 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMThttp://slugpiestories.com/press-reviews-announcements-posts-and-comments/the-underground-reviews-slug-pie-story-4Picture
We were ecstatic when K. E. Carson from The Underground started off the New Year with a 4 star review of Mick Bogerman's Slug Pie Story #4.

"The first thing to draw me into the writing was the fantastic voice the author maintains..." K. E. Carson.

Check out the rest of her review here:
http://kecarson.blogspot.com/2017/01/book-review-how-to-protect-your.html

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<![CDATA[Q&A with Mick Bogerman About Slug Pie Story #4]]>Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:30:56 GMThttp://slugpiestories.com/press-reviews-announcements-posts-and-comments/qa-with-mick-bogerman-about-slug-pie-story-4Mick Bogerman is on Holiday Break and took a few moments with us to talk about Slug Pie Story #4, his new found love for all things archery, and what he's working on next.

SPS: So, Mick, your new book How to Protect Your Neighborhood from Circus Werewolves was released in September, without giving too much away for those who haven't read it yet, what did you enjoy most about writing this particular scary adventure?

Mick: This book was my favorite to write so far! I got to write about kids coming together to overcome obstacles. I got to write about super, scary werewolf clowns (or is it clown werewolves?). And I got to finally write about my Uncle George's big secret.

SPS: Uncle George plays a big role in this book and so does your ragtag team of friends. Was it hard to hand over a lot of the action to others instead of taking care of the monsters all on your own?

Mick: Sometimes being a good friend, and an even better leader, means stepping back so others can step forward. Each of my friends is good at something and in this book they all get to show off their talents. Even my brother Finley discovered he's got fierce boomerang throwing skills.

SPS: Speaking of skills, in this book, your friend PJ is an excellent archer and he tries to teach you, but you don't quite get the hang of it. Have you been practicing since?

Mick: Yeah, my uncle got me a bow and set of arrows. I thought I was gonna be the next Hawkeye, but it's a lot harder than it looks. At least for me. PJ's been a big help though. Me and him have been going to Archery Attack Arrow Tag which helps me hone my aim without actually hurting anyone or anything. You can check it out here:
SPS: That looks like a lot of fun. Do you, or PJ, have any recommendations for archery equipment for those who want to move beyond PVP Archery into the real thing?

Mick: Sure. Shawn Michaels loves adventure as much as me. He's got a post on his blog about the best-rated archery equipment. You can check it out here:
http://thesmartlad.com/blog/archery-equipment/#more-2936

SPS: So other than archery, what have you been working on?

Mick: Right now I'm writing a short story about me and Finley and our visit to a haunted house. I'm donating it to an organiztion called KidsRead that's working with the Little St. Nick Foundation that gives stories and related activities to sick kids in the hospital. You can learn more about them here:
http://littlestnick.org/who-we-are/


SPS: That sounds great Mick. The kids are sure to love it. What a great use of your time while on your holiday break. And thank you for giving us some of your time today.

Mick: Any time! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
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<![CDATA[Reader's Favorite Reviews Story 3]]>Tue, 08 Nov 2016 02:58:41 GMThttp://slugpiestories.com/press-reviews-announcements-posts-and-comments/readers-favorite-reviews-story-3Picture
Tanja Jurkovic for Readers' Favorite recently gave a five star review for Slug Pie Story 3: How to Destroy the New Girl's Killer Robot Army by Mick Bogerman.

​"Thoroughly fun and exciting, full of action and suspense, and an educational angle for the targeted audience..." https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/how-to-destroy-the-new-girls-killer-robot-army

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