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Buttontapper Press offers several unique imprints, to capture your imagination and increase your intelligence.

*BP writing guides will help you free your mind, as well as your typing fingers, to create the books you’ve always wanted to write.
*Our travel guides take an alphabetical approach to exploring new cities.
*The Love & Relationships section offers plenty of practical advice for keeping your love life fresh.
*Our fiction conjures up new worlds to explore – and our Damned Dames mystery section is currently accepting submissions.
*Think you hate haiku? Give our postmodern spin on this ancient art form a try!

Whatever your taste in literature, we’ve got a book that’s sure to satisfy. Find out more at our website, Buttontapper.com.

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The Case of the Cunning Linguist
Pre-release—available October 14, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
When Mark O'Malley, Notre Dame's favorite father, is found murdered in the rectory, Carmelite wannabe Sister Mary Gloria turns to famed stripper-turned-sleuth Venus Delmar for help. Following a wild trail across Paris, Venus discovers that the root of all evil isn't a love of money – it's the Catholic church! But will she be able to solve the case before the mysterious Latin lover kills again?
Chicago From A to Z
Pre-release—available September 30, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tired of the same old guidebooks? Learn where to go and what to do from a local! This alphabetical city guide looks at Chicago – and tourism – from a whole new angle, letting readers browse the city at their own pace. Learn about... *Local favorites *Tourist attractions *Cultural oddities *And enjoy unique trivia you just won’t get from the other guys!
Mayday: Flash Fiction for Adrenaline Junkies
Pre-release—available September 30, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This May, Laura Roberts is writing A Story A Day as part of an extreme writing challenge. An extreme writing challenge calls for extreme measures. Enter Mayday: Flash Fiction for Adrenaline Junkies. Find out exactly what a flash-fiction-loving adrenaline junkie will do to win your readership... and how far one woman will go to create an alternate universe where nothing is as it seems!
Disarm: A Gun Sense Anthology
Pre-release—available September 30, 2016. Price: $4.99 USD. Language: American English. Published by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Essay » Political, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
DISARM, a charity anthology created by Black Heart Magazine, will include short fiction, personal essays and poetry in a gun sense anthology, which will wholly benefit the Gun Safety Lobby to bring about legislation and meaningful changes to our country. All proceeds will benefit Everytown for Gun Safety. Take action and order your copy today.
Everything I Need to Know About Love I Learned from Pop Songs
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: American English. Published: February 14, 2016 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
Ever listened to a love song and felt like it was written just for you? Have you ever helped yourself get through a tough breakup by listening to your favorite song? Maybe you and your current flame have one song that feels like it simply belongs to you as a couple? If you've ever been in love - with a person OR a song - this book's for you!
Best of Black Heart (2014)
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 42,530. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Essay » Author profile
Celebrating 10 years of publishing short fiction, poetry, author interviews and tons more indie literary content, Black Heart Magazine's BEST OF BLACK HEART 2014 contains only the best contributions from the online magazine's myriad contributors, including author interviews with heavy hitters like Chuck Wendig, Rhiannon Frater, Jessica McHugh and more.
NaNoWriMo: A Cheater's Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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Never won National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) before? Struggling to figure out what you're doing wrong? You need to start cheating.
Play With Me: Sex Toys from A to Z
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex guides & how tos, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual enhancement
For fans of 50 Shades of Grey – and anyone else looking to explore the wonderful world of sex toys. Now you can learn all about adult toys -- from the mild to the wild -- from within the confines of this educational ebook for adults. Spice up your life! This book will change your mind about sex toys once and for all.
Sexing the Ninja (Quickies Book #9)
Series: Quickies, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: American English. Published: February 17, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary, Fiction » Erotica » Action/Adventure
Find out what it's REALLY like to seduce a ninja in this sexy, 18+ short story. Book #9 in the Quickies series from Buttontapper Press. Collect them all!
Confessions of a 3-Day Novelist: How to Write an Entire Book in Just 72 Hours
Series: Indie Confessions. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Publishing » Self-publishing
Want to write your books faster? Learn the tricks that bestselling authors use to succeed! In this book you'll learn: * How to write an entire book, from start to finish, in just three days; * How to outline your story to achieve success; * What you'll need to write your book in just 72 hours; Plus plenty of tricks and tips for writing faster, smarter, and harder.
The Care and Maintenance of Bonsai: An Erotic Short Story (Quickies Book 2)
Series: Quickies, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: American English. Published: June 14, 2014 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » BDSM, Fiction » Erotica » Literary Erotica
Bonsai and... bondage? Welcome to the curious world of BDSM and the people who enjoy it. Erotica writer Laura Roberts' short story explores the surprising similarities between the carefully curated growth of tiny trees and the initiation of a new submissive to her domme. The second in Buttontapper Press's "Quickie" series will take your breath away and leave you panting for more. 18+ only.
Sexy Haiku: 69 Erotic Poems for Lovers
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
In the mood for love? Looking to spice up your boudoir? Kick your love life up a notch with 69 Sexy Haiku, written to entice, seduce and delight lovers at play. From sensual poetry that will massage your senses to truly explicit mini-fantasies, these 69 poems explore love, lust and intimate relations with a personal twist. Inspire your lover with a private reading tonight!
Montreal from A to Z: An Alphabetical Guide
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2013 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Tired of the same old guidebooks telling you what to do and where to go? This alphabetical city guide looks at Montreal - and tourism - from a whole new angle, letting readers browse the city at their own pace. Learn about local favorites, tourist attractions, and cultural oddities through the eyes of a long-time resident, and enjoy unique trivia you just won't get from the other guys!
Porn Stars and Peccadillos: Naked Montreal Part 2
Series: Naked Montreal, Part 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Comedy/Humor, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Francesca "Frankie" Parker, Montreal's only sexy tour guide, is at it again. Introducing tourists to Montreal's Underground City, she's got more sexy stories to share, and plenty more lusty lads and ladies to keep entertained. Curious? Let Frankie be your guide in part two of this new erotic series from author Laura Roberts.
Sex and the Underground City: Naked Montreal Part 1
Series: Naked Montreal, Part 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Literary Erotica, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Francesca "Frankie" Parker is Montreal’s go-to tour guide for all things seductive in the Underground City. Business is pleasure for the charming, sophisticated, and tantalizing femme fatale. “Sexy Tourism for Canada’s Fetish Capital” is what her card promises, and mon ami, she delivers.
Haiku For Lovers: An Anthology of Love and Lust
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: American English. Published: February 12, 2013 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - multi-author
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Love, lust and desire take the form of cheeky, romantic and sexy haiku in this anthology from Buttontapper Press. Featuring the work of haiku masters, poetry aficionados and a handful of newcomers to the scene, Haiku For Lovers will sweep you off your feet, plant one on your lips and fly you to the moon. Share a few short, sweet and sassy poems with your lover this Valentine's Day - or any day!
Santa, Baby: A Short and Sexy XXXmas Story (Quickies #5)
Series: Quickies, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 980. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Comedy/Humor, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Casey's got it bad for Santa Claus. Will she be on the Naughty list this year -- and will she like it?
The Vixen Files: Naughty Notes From a Montreal Sex Columnist
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 70,060. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex and culture, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual behavior
Love, lust, sex, relationships, kinky, queer, questioning, BDSM, swingers, threesomes and plenty more fetish and fantasy topics can be found between the sheets of THE VIXEN FILES: NAUGHTY NOTES FROM A MONTREAL SEX COLUMNIST, a new collection of true erotic stories from Laura Roberts.
The Portable Laura Roberts
Price: Free! Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
THE PORTABLE LAURA ROBERTS is a sampler of author Laura Roberts' crime fiction, erotica, poetry and literary fiction from around the web. Why scatter your brain searching for these gems when you can read them all in one place on your favorite portable reading device?
Ninjas of the 512
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 26,820. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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Laid off from her job, high school history teacher Suzie Jimenez doesn't get mad--she goes rogue! Joining a rebel band of ninjas in their quest to fight the power and the pirates that support it, Suzie is swept up in the ultimate battle between good and evil. Can one woman beat the system, or will Suzie be consigned to the dustbin of state history?
The Unbelievably True Story of the World's Worst Sex
Series: Quickies, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Comedy/Humor, Fiction » Erotica » General
Peter Peckerwood thought he was the best thing to happen to women since Charles Bukowski. Of course, if you’ve ever read any Bukowski, right now you’re asking yourself “Who’d ever want to be such an asshole?” Thus begins The Unbelievably True Story of the World’s Worst Sex, a hilariously true tale of one woman’s journey through sexual hell and back.
The Montreal Guide to Sex
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex guides & how tos, Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
THE MONTREAL GUIDE TO SEX collects 10 of author Laura Roberts' humorously erotic stories plus 1 sexy how-to manual together in one kinky little ebook.
Where to Get Laid in Montreal
Series: Quickies, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Comedy/Humor, Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
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WHERE TO GET LAID IN MONTREAL is a cheeky how-to cum tour guide to the Sin City of the North. The sixth in the QUICKIES series, this short piece will satisfy your most indecent urges and help put you in the mood for a little Montreal love. 18+ with a sense of adventure only.
The Man With the Golden Cock: A Short & Sexy Story (Quickies #4)
Series: Quickies, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary, Fiction » Erotica » Comedy/Humor
James Bond gets shaken, not stirred, in this steamy erotic parody. Enjoy the art of the tease with a few martinis in this short piece that will have Mr. Big exploring your Octopussy with his Thunderball.
Victoria's Secret: A Short & Sexy Story
Series: Quickies, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary, Fiction » Erotica » Comedy/Humor
Dan Johnson's locker-mate, Victoria McMasters, is the hottest girl in school. So when she urges him to join the theater club, he's ready and willing to do anything she asks. Will Dan learn Victoria's dirty secret? Enjoy this short erotic romp - the second in the Buttontapper Press "Quickie" series - to find out! 18+ only.
How to Suck Better
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sex guides & how tos, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Sexual enhancement
A brief how-to manual, sex writer Laura Roberts presents the short guide, "How to Suck Better" as a public service for anyone who aspires to be better in bed. Geared towards helping all the ladies and gay men of the world to learn how to perform fellatio like champs, this quickie aims to educate, entertain and enlighten as it stimulates the reader's imagination. (18+ with a sense of humor only.)
Double Trouble: A Short & Sexy Story
Series: Quickies, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Contemporary
Montreal, Sin City of the North. It's a slow night at the bar for Frankie Parker - a working girl looking for a good time. When she stumbles upon a sexy stranger, Frankie finds there's more to his singular charms. This short erotic story, the third in the Buttontapper Press "Quickie" series, will leave you weak at the knees begging for more from Frankie's mystery man. 18+ only.
Top 5 Reasons You Can't Get Laid in Montreal
Series: Quickies, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Comedy/Humor, Fiction » Erotica » Women's Erotica
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"Top 5 Reasons You Can't Get Laid in Montreal" is a succinct guide to getting it on in the Sin City of the North. If you're having problems locating a lady (or gentleman) to do your erotic bidding, consider consulting this quickie for a few tips on how to tame the locals!
Haiku for Haters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Japanese Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Perfect for those who hate to read wordy poetry, Austin-based author Laura Roberts' new HAIKU FOR HATERS ebook contains only 24 painless pages of 5-7-5s. Covering subjects as diverse as pop-star Prince to Chairman Mao and rowdy revolution, this is the first in the "Haiku for ____" series, with more coming soon; be sure to collect them all! (Print version available at Buttontapper.com.)
The NOIR Issue
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011 by Buttontapper Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
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Black Heart Magazine has been publishing new fiction every Friday since 2008. Now enjoy the first of our themed digital issues, The NOIR Issue, featuring heavyweights from the nouveau-crime genre including Christopher Benton, Dan O'Shea, Benjamin Sobieck, Stephen D. Rogers, Jonathan Woods and more. Guest edited by crime fiction enthusiast and web writer extraordinaire Jimmy Callaway.


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  • Maynard Soloman vs. The Kidney Thieves (Funny Detective Stories #8) on Oct. 22, 2013

    Maynard Soloman is at it again, and this time the Ol' Badger is behind bars for a crime he never committed! Or is he? Maynard finds himself mixed up with some shady dealers, The Craigslist, and even motel kidney thieves. What will he do this time to escape death, or a fate-worse-than? Full disclosure: I got to name one of the characters in this book, so I was eager to find out the fate of Dominique Détente. But my lips are sealed, since it's a pivotal plot point. Suffice to say, this time Maynard's in deep, and he'll need all his cunning to get out of this jam with his pickle intact. Are his beans toast? Grab a copy of your own to find out!
  • Super Steve on April 30, 2015

    Ever wondered what a superhero might do all day, if his day job wasn't being a millionaire playboy like Bruce Wayne? Ever considered the implications behind all those wacky origin stories, where it seems like everyone gains their superpowers by being dunked in a vat of radioactive goo or bitten by a radioactive bug? What would the world of superheroics look like if some regular guy - perhaps a guy like Steve Janson - took up the cape and underwear-as-outerwear? Steve's closest superhero counterpart is most likely Spiderman, if only because of the Peter Parker good-guy angle, working at his local division of the Yellow Pages - the Metroburgh Green Pages. Then again, Peter Parker never had a pregnant wife to support, nor did he have to tangle with the fact that in our digital age, phone books are increasingly unwelcome relics of the past. Steve is a middle-class guy before his transformation to superhero - and that's yet another section of the American populace that's increasingly considered an unwelcome relic of the past. He's a guy who's just trying to scrape by, and when he makes the transformation from ordinary to extraordinary we might logically (at least by comic book standards) expect things to go from rough to smooth sailing for him. Not so. Steve's story is the story of a grinder - someone doing his best to bust through to the next tax bracket to provide for his family and do the right thing. Steve may be a suburban white dude, but does that really give him any privileges? Yes and no. Even though the robbery scene that robs him of his ordinary life is scripted straight out of Pulp Fiction (and rightly so - comic books being, well, pulp fiction), Steve isn't exactly living the high life. Sure, he's got a decent existence carved out for him for now, but he's also got a mountain of debt threatening to tip over into an avalanche. And what then? Like anyone living from paycheck to paycheck, Steve isn't exactly flush with cash in case of emergencies. And when a real emergency strikes, cash can't exactly save him. Like any good hero, Steve's got plenty to wrestle with emotionally as well as morally. And that's what makes Super Steve interesting. But what makes it worth reading is the humor and the humanity that propels the story forward. You can read a 30-page comic book, just as easily as you sling back a crappy chain "hamburger," but reading a superhero novel is another matter entirely. There's certainly an ass-kicking or two to keep things interesting, but what really hooks the reader of Super Steve is the way that the form lends itself to both filmic and novelistic qualities, painting pictures of heroic (and villainous) deeds, as well as diving deep into the mind of this reluctant superhero. Spend a little time with Steve and see just how super you think he really is.