Popular food personality, Roberta Pipito of Homemade Delish, is not just my wife, she’s the perfect cohost for this episode. We talk about some great gift ideas for the holiday season, and some bad ones, as well as a slideshow about what’s trending in 2016.
Take a peek and let us know your ideas or who you’re shopping for.
Thanks to Roberta @Homemadedelish for making this episode fun.
December 5, 2016 | Categories: Think, Sip, Write | Tags: #Thinksipwrite, Christmahannukwanzihah, Christmas, gift ideas, Hannukah, Holidays, Kwanza, Rick Pipito, Roberta Pipito, shopping | Leave a comment
It’s that time of year, so why not purchase a book or two for a friend (or yourself?) I’m offering personalized signed copies of all of my works at discount prices all throughout December. They will be sent directly to you from me. All you have to do is send me an email and I can give you price rates on multiple copies. (Rickpipito@hotmail.com) Of course you can always buy online, but if you do it through me you can have it signed!
I’ve got horror, sci-fi, children’s book, non-fiction and more available. All you have to do is figure out what you’d like. Spread the word, and contact me if interested.
** All orders through me will get a limited edition laminated sheet. Details below. Here are the titles and a brief hint as to what the books are about. Full descriptions are on Lulu and Amazon:
DEVOURED UNIVERSE – (Novel) At the point of creation two universes were formed. Now something that dates back to the dawn of time is threatening the existence of reality itself. A group of astronauts must go into the unknown to find out how to preserve all life.
PLANET ATE – (Novel) The Earth is just one of many planets out there which supports life. But what if some of those alien beings visited man’s world? They already have, and the government has been hiding it for their own agenda. A group working under a black ops budget must find the truth and unite the knowledge of many beings to combat an alien that’s only purpose is to feed upon worlds.
GENETIC MORSELS – (Novel) Evolution has taken its next step on humanity. While a new generation of people struggles to harness extraordinary gifts, a corrupt world leader has his own plans. As he creates an army of advanced soldiers using the enhanced gene, some unlikely heroes must work together to halt and expose his sinister plot.
TECHNO FEAST – (Novel) A self aware computer has seen the atrocities humanity has committed. In order to preserve, it has decided to take from us what makes our lives easier. Can a group of highly trained operatives stop this supercomputer without the assistance of technology?
DEVIL’S DESSERT – (Novel) Faith will be put to the test as the war between Heaven and Hell takes Earth as its final battleground. As the forces of Light and Darkness wage their war, humanity must put aside their religious differences to find out the truth behind their beliefs. The Sword of Eden, Christ’s Crown of Thorns, and the Spear of Destiny are the key. If they are not found in time, Earth’s residents may become a casualty of war.
SOULS 4 SUPPER – (Novel) A race to find Pandora’s Box leads a team of mercenaries into the heart of Atlantis. With the spirits of the dead looking for the afterlife, the team must figure out who they can trust. Their actions may leave the world forever haunted.
BONES AT BREAKFAST – (Novel) Werewolves and fairy tales may not be works of fiction after all. An uneasy alliance between two foreign governments will send them searching for the lost Garden of Eden. Their agendas put them at odds, but they know that by not cooperating it could mean a flood of lycans enslaving the future. Eden is the key to the human and were factions, but the results of opening those gates could be far more than anyone imagined.
BLOOD, THE SECOND HELPING – (Novel) Since the murder of Abel by his brother Cain, blood has been a key to life. From that event spawned the Fountain of Youth and vampires. King Arthur defeated the vampire lord long ago, but he has returned in modern times. Can a new group of heroes defeat this undead creature before he brings about his armies once again?
FLESH AND LEFTOVERS – (Novel) A survivor of a zombie incident looks to recruit a team of others like him. Each has had their own experience with the undead that will be a key in defeating a coming threat. The Eternal Hunger Saga starts here.
COSMIC ORBITS – (short story) A spinoff of “Devoured Universe” that delves further into the mysteries of the cosmos, by focusing on the return of a fan favorite character.
ALIEN ENCOUNTERS – (short story) A spinoff of “Planet ATE” which looks further into the conspiracies involving UFOs and aliens on our world and beyond.
EVOLVED MUTATIONS – (Short story) A spinoff of “Genetic Morsels” that takes place before and after the novel. One character must use his abilities to depower the rest of his kind, but can he make that decision on his own?
VIRAL UPGRADES – (Short Story) – A spinoff of “Techno Feast” that shows how other people were reacting to the events in the novel. The Network Entity had secondary goals, which are addressed here.
DEMONIC ENTITIES – (Short Story) A spinoff of “Devil’s Dessert.” What happened to the demons defeated in the war? The events follow the aftermath of the novel.
GHOSTLY HAUNTINGS – (Short story) A spinoff of “Souls 4 Supper” with more ghosts, spirits, and lost souls trying to find their ways.
IN CASE OF WEREWOLF – (Short story) A spinoff of “Bones At Breakfast” with werewolves, wolf men, and even a Lycan queen.
LEGENDS OF VAMPIRE – (short story) A spinoff of “Blood, The Second Helping,” that focuses on the back story of Cain’s vampire House of Twelve.
ZOMBIE INCIDENTS – (Short story) A spinoff of “Flesh and Leftovers” with more undead scenarios existing in the novel’s world.
A LITTLE GIRL IN: THE LAND OF THE HICCUPS – (children’s book) A little girl is trying to find her way home from a frozen land, where Eskimos need her help. She uses what her parents taught her to help stop pesky creatures known as the Hic-cups. Her good deed won’t go unnoticed by her new friends, who may just know how she can get home.
NO, IT’S NOT. YES, IT IS: ARGUMENTS – (non-fiction) People argue. That’s human nature. But do we do it correctly and take into account where the other side’s views may not be as wrong as we think? This light hearted book will present some facts in an unbiased way, and share insight into some of the author’s own personal funny moments.
EDEN’S ORDER TRILOGY – (collection) This trilogy includes the first three novels, their spinoffs, and bonus material in the Eternal Hunger Saga. Zombies, Vampires and Werewolves will each come into play.
PANDORA’S CHAOS TRILOGY – (Collection) This is books 4 – 6 of the Eternal Hunger Saga, plus their spinoffs, and a few bonuses. Ghosts, Demons, and Technology are the threats that step up the game.
**THE ADVENTURES OF MUNCHIES AND DEEDOOS: TALE OF THE BEASTER BUNNY – (Sunday funny) – This will be included as a bonus in any order you make through me. It will be a laminated limited edition print personalized for you of the short comic one sheet that my brother and I did to kill some time.