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Storey’s Fresh Picks


This month we’re celebrating independence! America turns the big 2-3-8 on July 4, but we can all stay young by learning new skills and learning more about old ones. This month: four DIY ebooks for only $2.99, a Kids Club giveaway, and a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it Flash Sale!

Illustrations © Peter Oumanski, excerpted from Keep Out! © Lee Mothes.


Storey’s July Flash Sale

Our hottest new book. Only $3.99. Only three days.

Sustainable Homebrewing

by Amelia Slayton Loftus

$18.95. Only $3.99, from July 1–3.

For the earth-conscious brewer comes a guide to making beer that’s as gentle on the environment as it is delicious. Amelia Slayton Loftus teaches readers how to source organic ingredients and incorporate eco-friendly practices into the brewing process, and shares organic beer recipes and inventive ways to repurpose spent materials.

July’s Free Pick!

Each month we give away a free ebook, just for signing up.

The Storey on Bee Balm

Sign up for our once-a-month email newsletter and get a free copy of The Storey on Bee Balm. It’s not just for bees!

Unsubscribe at any time. (We hate spam too.) We won’t sell your name or use your email for any purpose but this newsletter. If you’re already subscribed, don’t worry: you won’t get more than one newsletter a month.

July’s Fresh Picks

Ebooks only $2.99 for a limited time. Get ’em while they’re fresh!

The Put 'em Up! Preserving Answer Book
  • The Put 'em Up! Preserving Answer Book

Preserve without panic! Find expert answers to the most common questions (and some you hadn’t thought to ask) about canning, drying, freezing, fermenting, and infusing.

Compact Houses
  • Compact Houses

Whether building from scratch or retrofitting, make your small house a home you’ll love to live in, with innovative floor plans and key design considerations for compact spaces.

Homegrown Pork
  • Homegrown Pork

Committed to eating flavorful, locally sourced meat? Think pigs! Select the best breed for your taste and raise them right in your own backyard with this accessible guide.

Skirt-A-Day Sewing
  • Skirt-A-Day Sewing

Make fun, fashionable clothes that fit with the sewing and pattern-drafting skills you need to create 28 skirts based on four classic styles.

July’s Giveaway

An incredible prize package every month. Enter today!


The Kids’ Club Giveaway

Build something fun with this month’s giveaway.

This one’s for the kids (but moms and dads will love it, too)! We’re giving away fun for the little ones to enjoy inside or out, on vacation or during a rainy day at home. With a real tool kit for the young woodworker, paint and colored pencil sets, and a bundle of books, puzzles, and activities, this grand prize package worth over $260 will keep the youngsters in your life creative and engaged all summer long.

Enter today, this giveaway ends on July 31!

Enter the Giveaway!

Your entry is also a subscription to Storey’s excellent once-a-month email newsletter. (Of course, you can unsubscribe at any time and your name will not be sold or used for any other purposes.)

Free with Every Entry

A download of The Storey on Bee Balm.

The (1) Grand Prize winner will receive:

  • A Real Tool Kit for Kid Builders ($55.00)
  • Acrylic Paint Set for Beginners ($14.85)
  • Colored Pencil Set of 50 ($8.99)
  • 12 books and activity kits!
    1. My First Farm Friends: Books in a Barn ($18.95; ages 0-3)
    2. The Barnyard Read & Play Sticker Book ($7.95; ages 2-7)
    3. Pop Out & Paint Dogs & Cats ($12.95; ages 8-12)
    4. Great Outdoors Games & Puzzles ($9.95; ages 8-12)
    5. Keep Out! ($18.95; ages 8+ and parents)
    6. Show Me a Story ($16.95; all ages and parents)
    7. The Nature Connection ($14.95; ages 8-13)
    8. The Bug Bottle ($16.95; ages 7+)
    9. Tag, Toss & Run ($14.95; all ages and parents)
    10. Brain Quest for the Car ($14.95; ages 7+)
    11. Potato Chip Science ($17.95; ages 8-12)
    12. Sewing School ($16.95; ages 7+)

How to Enter

  • To enter, click the Enter the Giveaway button located below. When you enter, we’ll sign you up to receive The Short Storey monthly newsletter, if you’re not already on our list.
  • Entries must be received by 11:59PM, July 31, 2014.
  • The winners will be chosen at random.
  • The winners will be contacted by email on August 4, 2014, announced on Inside Storey, Storey’s Facebook page, and Storey’s Twitter feed.
  • The winners will have one week to respond and claim the prize. If the prize is not claimed by August 11, 2014, we will select another winner.
  • No purchase necessary.
  • A US or Canadian mailing address will be required for delivery. We will not save, sell, or use this address for any other purpose.


  • To enter, you must have a US or Canadian shipping address.
  • Winners cannot be employed by Storey Publishing, LLC.
  • Participation in the Giveaway constitutes winner’s consent to Storey’s use of winner’s name for Storey’s social media channels.

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Storey’s Fresh Picks are discounted at all our ebook partners, not only the partners listed. If you have a preferred retailer, by all means, buy from them!

A note to readers outside of the United States: At the present time, your ability to purchase and download the titles featured in Storey’s Fresh Picks will vary depending upon your IP address and the given retailer. If you are having difficulties purchasing a discounted ebook, please try; if you are having problems downloading a free ebook, please write to us at