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A brand new season of short stories and novelettes, new contributors to The Book Smugglers blog, a new look and more
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    Awaken!

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    Awakenings Anthology

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    Awakenings Anthology + Backlist Pick

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    Awakenings Anthology In Print!

    Anthology collecting all of the “Awakenings” short stories in electronic format (epub or mobi) + the paperback edition

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    Awakenings Anthology + Extra Goodie

    Anthology collecting all of the "Awakenings" short stories in electronic format (epub or mobi) + pick one book (any book) for Ana or Thea to review for Old School Wednesdays

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    The Quarterly Almanac Pack

    All four of our Quarterly Almanac issues--collecting original short fiction, reprints, and new SFF essays--in electronic format (epub + mobi + PDF) + Anthology collecting all of the "Awakenings" short stories in the electronic format (epub or mobi)

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    Awakenings Anthology + Series

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    The Little Homo Sapiens Scientist

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    Awakenings in Print + Other Anthologies

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    The Beatriceid (Signed)

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    Awakenings + Hurricane Heels in Print

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    Awakenings + Framed Art Print

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    I AM A BOOK SMUGGLER TOTE BAG

    "I am a book smuggler" tote bag + anthology collecting all of the "Awakenings" short stories in electronic format (mobi or epub) + a hand selected print book picked by us and based on your preferences.

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    The Book Smugglers Experience Reward!

    Have an online chat with Ana and Thea and receive a tailored book list hand-picked for you and your bookish tastes

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    Hand-Knit Scarf

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    Twelfth Planet Press Goodie Bag

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    Name a Character - Andrea K. Höst's

    The right to name a character in the author's next book, SNUG SHIP - an MMO story about the mystery behind the appearance of the world's first full virtual reality game. It's a story about spaceships, body hopping, internet connectiveness and distance, and virtual trust. You also get a signed copy of the book + the "Awakenings" anthology in electronic format

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