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Authors who publish on Smashwords are able to give their readers several different download options covering all digital reading devices. So whether you have a Nook, a Kindle, read on a tablet, your computer, or your phone, there's a download option just for you.

TIP: If you would like to print Barbara's short stores on Smashwords, choose the PDF option, which will open the book on your computer for printing.

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Memoir & Biography

The Drummer Drives! Everybody Else Rides—The Musical Life and Times of Harry Brabec, Legendary Chicago Symphony Percussionist and Humorist. Kindle edition, $2.99.

Short Stories &
Story Collections

A Few Choice Words: The Fine Art of Talking to People Who Don't Speak Your Language. A collection of amusing anecdotes and short stories. Kindle, Nook, and Smashwords* editions, $1.99

Small Cowboys and Reflections of the Heart -A Short Story. Kindle, Nook, and Smashwords* editions, $.99.

Home Business eBook

How to Maximize Schedule C Deductions & Cut Your Self-Employment Taxes to the BONE! This book, available in print between 1995-2011 was published for the Kindle in 2012 and enjoyed great success. But it required a lot of time to keep it updated and release a new edition every year, so Barbara decided to discontinue publication in July 2019 to give her more time for other writing. 


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