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Read and E-Book Week - a global celebration of the written word in digital format

posted 3 Mar 2013, 07:05 by Oscar Duggan   [ updated 7 Jul 2013, 15:30 ]
Read and E-Book Week 2013.
Read and E-Book Week
kicks off today and runs till Saturday, 9th March. This global celebration of the written word, in digital format, has been running every year since 2004. The twin aims are to encourage readers to give e-books a try and to give authors an opportunity to gain exposure of their work electronically. See the official website for more information about the background to this event.

We are marking the occasion by taking part in a special promotion on Smashwords for the duration of the event. All of our titles will be available at 25% discount for one week only, and only when purchased on Smashword. Thousands of other titles are available at similarly discounted rates, or even available to download for free.

A Woeful Tale by Derrick Cranpole.

A Woeful Tale is Derrick Cranpole's delightful collection of poems and illustrations that recall the trials and tribulation of Ireland's seafishermen and women: who daily battle with the elements and forces of nature on the high seas, not to mention bureaucracy and officialdom on land.

25% off the Smashwords edition when you use the coupon code - REW25. Visit Smashwords for details on how to use this coupon.


Charles, the Maiden and the Ogre by Sorcha Duggan.

Charles, the Maiden and the Ogre is a modern day fairy tale by Sorcha Duggan which has been described as a mixture of 'Mark Twain like morals and clever Dublin-esque wit.'

25% off the Smashwords edition when you use the coupon code - REW25. Visit Smashwords for details on how to use this coupon.

Read and E-Book Week 2013.

Charting Your Life's Roadmap in an Uncertain World: choose happiness daily by Nuala Duignan. Published by The Manuscript Publisher

Charting Your Life's Roadmap in an Uncertain World: choose happiness daily is Life Coach, Nuala Duignan's solution for living a prosperous and fulfilled life in today's challenging times. Wisdom and practical advice fill the pages of this highly recommended volume.

25% off the Smashwords edition when you use the coupon code - REW25Visit Smashwords for details on how to use this coupon. 

I Want to Really Learn about Horses by T.J. Gillespie (Tom na gCapaillín).

I Want to Really Learn about Horses by T.J. Gillespie (aka Tom na gCapaillín) reflects a lifetime of experience working with horses - owning, training, breeding, managing - written in an easy-to-follow style with illustrations and diagrams throughout. Also peppered with stories and anecdotes that will delight any horse enthusiast.

25% off the Smashwords edition when you use the coupon code - REW25.Visit Smashwords for details on how to use this coupon.

John Toland: Ireland's Forgotten Philosopher, Scholar ... and Heretic by J.N. Duggan.

John Toland: Ireland's Forgotten Philosopher, Scholar ... and Heretic by J.N. Duggan is the story of a 18th century Donegal man who became a world renowned spokesman for the European Enlightenment; although his legacy is largely forgotten in his home country.

25% off the Smashwords edition when you use the coupon code - REW25Visit Smashwords for details on how to use this coupon. 
Read and E-Book Week

SiarScéal Anthology 2012: Roscommon in Reflection.

SiarScéal Anthology 2012: Roscommon in Reflection is a collection of poetry, prose, short stories about Roscommon, its unique culture and landscape. The anthology represents the cream of five years of submissions to the Hanna Greally Literary Awards, which takes place annually in March, in conjunction with the SiarScéal Festival in Roscommon. 

25% off the Smashwords edition when you use the coupon code - REW25.Visit Smashwords for details on how to use this coupon.

The Tobacco Fields of Meath by Liam Nevin.

The Tobacco Fields of Meath is Liam Nevin's fascinating account of the Randlestown Experiment in Co. Meath at the turn of the 20th century. Read how local people tried to stem the tied of unemployment and consequent emigration, by introducing a crop few would have thought suitable for the Irish climate and soil. 

25% off the Smashwords edition when you use the coupon code - REW25Visit Smashwords for details on how to use this coupon.


Smashwords is a publishing and distribution service designed specifically for independent authors and publishers, as well as their readers. As world's largest distributor of independent e-books, titles are available in all common formats including: 
  • mobi - suitable for reading on Kindle devices and apps
  • ePub - a widely adopted e-book format suitable for reading on devices such as Apple iPad/iBooks, Nook, Sony Reader, Kobo, and most e-reading apps including Stanza, Aldiko, Adobe Digital Editions, others
  • PDF - suitable for reading from your PC or laptop using Adobe Reader

All of these titles are also available to buy in paperback editions from our Online Catalogue.  

The Manuscript Publisher provides professional and affordable services to authors, writers, independent publishers who want to take advantage of modern publishing methods - both printed and non-printed. E-publishing services that we provide include: e-book conversion to all common formats, illustration and design, sales and marketing support, assistance and advice.

Contact Us today to find out how we can help you get started; or to take your publishing projects a stage further.

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