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Zia Wesley Zia Wesley's blog:
Dey of AlgiersSo, my dearest, my worst fear came true (as predicted), and I am a widow with two children. Hortense is twelve and Eugène already a young man of fourteen. We were just fourteen when we ran off to see Euphemia David. Speaking of that old witch, I recently met an extraordinary woman who considers h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 02, 2014 07:17 • 31 views
Paul F. Davis Paul F. Davis's blog:
Food, International Relations, Peacemaking, Weapon for Peace

According to Emmy award winning chef and world traveler Anthony Bourdain who recently visited Shanghai: Tim Tse (a resident of Communist China) "is a man of impeccable taste. One of more than a 150,000 Shanghainese billionaires accustome... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 02, 2014 07:07 • 23 views
Teodora Kostova Teodora Kostova's blog:

I'm super excited to announce that MASK is live for preorder on all Amazon sites! Make sure you get your copy delivered at 12am on release day and preorder today ;)
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Published on October 01, 2014 10:54 • 1 view
Donna Hosie Donna Hosie's blog:


It's here!!!! I can't believe it. From today, THE DEVIL'S INTERN (Kirkus star/SLJ star), will be available to buy in bookstores across the US and Canada. This is insane - and brilliant - and insane, and to celebrate, my awesome publisher, Holiday House, is giving away a copy of the book to three... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 01, 2014 10:49 • 1 view
Tamar Hela Tamar Hela's blog:

(As previously seen on the HelaWrite blog.)


I’m continuing with the theme of organization, which I wrote about yesterday. Today, I want to focus specifically on digital organization. As the “age” of the Internet has become the norm rather than a breakthrough, all things digital are here to stay....

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Published on October 01, 2014 08:00 • 1 view
Gordon Osmond Gordon Osmond's blog:
Title: European Son: a novella
Author: Barry Stewart Levy
Publisher: Create Space
ASIN: B00A44ABFY
Very much in the tradition of literary existentialism, Mr. Levy has created a familiar but nonetheless fascinating lost soul searching for life’s true meaning through the relentless pursuit of pleasure... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 02, 2014 06:46 • 7 views
Jill Shalvis Jill Shalvis's blog:

So we had to make the trek to San Francisco to visit my lovely back surgeon for my one month check post surgery. We drove forever and a day. Or for four hours. It should have only taken three but someone drank too much tea on the road.


Sigh.


It got so bad that finally Alpha Man started pretending t...

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Published on October 02, 2014 05:00 • 5 views
Charlie Cochet Charlie Cochet's blog:

THIRDS Thursdays



Prompt: The first time Cael and Ash meet.



“As you all know, there have been a lot of structural changes over the last year at HQ, as well as within Unit Alpha. Agents have been shuffled around, new recruits hired, and Team Leaders assigned partners.”


“Yeah, we know,” Ash grumbled. “That’s how w...

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Published on October 01, 2014 21:00 • 1 view
Ella James Ella James's blog:

Re-read last time's addition, if you want a refresher. It starts here:
CHAPTER FIVEKELLAN
I’m such a fucking liar.I think the thing about it that bothers me most is how weak it makes me feel. I sigh and start to count them. One: I can’t cook. That time, I started out on the right course. Would sh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 01, 2014 16:03 • 6 views
Pamela Fagan Hutchins Pamela Fagan Hutchins's blog:

Woot!


Do you live in or around Houston? Then join us Saturday from 10-noon at Fioza Cafe as we thank our supporters for their generous help with free Kona coffee.


Check out this fantastic review ofGoing for Kona on the blog of Brigid Kildare mystery author Kate Eileen Shannon, HERE. Please leave a...

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Published on October 01, 2014 06:40 • 5 views
Mila A. Ballentine Mila A. Ballentine's blog:
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Published on October 02, 2014 06:19 • 15 views
Lydia Rodriguez-Clement Lydia Rodriguez-Clement's blog:
Support - what can you say? Everybody needs it, but not everybody gives it.
As many of you all know, I am fairly new to goodreads and to the author/publishing world for that matter. It is a learning on the job experience. I suppose there is no other way to learn this field of work but on the job.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 02, 2014 06:16 • 31 views
Cal Newport Cal Newport's blog:

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Swimming to the Offline Shore


By 2004, I was an expert web surfer. I had memorized a sequence of web site addresses that I could cycle through, one after another, in rapid succession. I would do this once every hour or so as a quick mental pick me up to help get through the work day.


At some poin...

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Published on October 01, 2014 11:26 • 8 views
James J. Caterino James J. Caterino's blog:


I love action scenes. I love reading them, watching them, and most of all, I love writing them. When an action sequence works it can rip and roar and flow and take you away into a fictional world of excitement and adventure. It can make your heart race and your adrenaline surge as you turn the p... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 30, 2014 19:50 • 9 views
Laura Lam Laura Lam's blog:

No time for reviews again, but here’s what I’ve been reading this month:


brokenmonsters1. Broken Monsters – Lauren Beukes. Fantastic, genre-busting thriller.


2. The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton. Team Mushens ftw. Beautiful book.


3. I am Not a Serial Killer – Dan Wells. Tor option book research.


4. The Expedition of...

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Published on October 01, 2014 12:09 • 7 views
Sofia Samatar Sofia Samatar's blog:
Ok I have not blogged in forever but I have read stuff! A few recent ones:

Something Quite Unlike Myself
Michael Onsando
Brief, thoughtful, powerful. For some reason I remember everything in this book as circular. I remember the words making circles on the page. And I just opened it again, and ther... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 01, 2014 21:40 • 5 views
Hiram Crespo Hiram Crespo's blog:
Under the tagline Be Smart About Being Happy, the American Humanist Association and its publishing branch Humanist Press sent their press release to announce that Tending the Epicurean Garden is now available via their webpage as an e-book.

Humanist Press has a heavy focus on e-book technology. Th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 02, 2014 06:07 • 1 view
Molly  Greene Molly Greene's blog:
A couple weeks ago I quietly released A Thousand Tombs, Book #4 in my Gen Delacourt Mystery Series. There was no cover reveal, no book launch party, no big announcement. Why? Because I’m not convinced that taking time away from writing to do any of those things is worthwhile until I have a fanbas... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2014 12:25 • 5 views
Nyrae Dawn Nyrae Dawn's blog:
Hey guys! Quick post to let you know that Queer Romance Month officially launches today at Joyfully Jay! Check out the launch and enter to win some great prizes.

I'm so honored to participate in this. All month long you can visit the Queer Romance Month Site to read inspiring and honest stories f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 01, 2014 08:40 • 4 views
Eliezer Yudkowsky Eliezer Yudkowsky's blog:

Ch. 103-115 are written, at 66,650 words. Many of those chapters are in at least second-draft state. Ch. 116-120 remain to be written, but these will hopefully be shorter and faster—we are past what I thought of as the main hump of writing. The next three months will be on a tight schedule at MIR...

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Published on October 01, 2014 17:00 • 6 views
Θοδωρής Γεωργακόπουλος Θοδωρής Γεωργακόπουλος's blog:

Υπάρχουν πολλοί δείκτες που μετράνε την πορεία και την κατάσταση μιας χώρας, αλλά υποθέτωότι ένας από τους ενδεικτικότερους και σημαντικότερους είναι αυτός που μετράει το επίπεδο ευτυχίας των παιδιών. Η UNICEF τον Απρίλιο του 2013 δημοσίευσε τα αποτελέσματα μιας έρευνας σε 29 από τις πλουσιότερες...

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Published on October 01, 2014 10:23 • 1 view
Jordyn Redwood Jordyn Redwood's blog:
Amanda asks:


How long does it typically take for DNA results to come back in a murder case, specifically blood on a knife? Could the agency get a preliminary report (i.e. blood type) any faster?Amryn says:


Each lab will have its own turnaround time for DNA. For most state crime labs or local agen... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 02, 2014 00:00 • 1 view
Christine Warner Christine Warner's blog:

I’m so excited for this installment of What to Read Wednesday! Please help me welcome author Rachael Johns. She’s visiting to share a wonderful guest post about why she writes what she writes. She’s also sharing her latest release JILTED. I just love the cover and the blurb…sounds like a winner....

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Published on October 01, 2014 02:00 • 5 views
Kristabel Reed Kristabel Reed's blog:

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Kate O Lynch Kate O Lynch's blog:

Deciding on a name can often be the hardest part of starting a business, a brand or even a blog but it is also one of the most important decisions you will make when getting started. So, what’s in a name? Do you want the name of your business to be literal and tell everyone exactly what you do? O...

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Published on October 01, 2014 09:25 • 1 view
Susan Stielow Susan Stielow's blog:
If you're looking for a great YA book to chill in front of the fireplace with on a cool Fall day? Then buy a copy of Bloodborn. I guarantee you will be screaming Team Liam or Team Kellan by the time you're done. And not to mention, it has a ending that's killer.
YA/Paranormal/Fantasy
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Published on October 02, 2014 05:37 • 7 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
October 2nd 1187 was the day that Jerusalem surrendered to Saladin, having been persuaded by Balian d’Ibelin not to take the city by storm, which would have resulted in the same sort of bloodbath that occurred when Jerusalem fell to the crusaders in 1099. Balian resorted to promises—the offer to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 02, 2014 05:33 • 17 views
Amy Jacobson Amy Jacobson's blog:
I always like this time of year because you start to see the holiday books hit the shelves. A really good holiday book has a special way of lifting the spirits and making its reader smile. For me, it is a way of getting away from the seriousness of life and any let downs that may have come my way... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 02, 2014 05:29 • 19 views
Christian Piatt Christian Piatt's blog:
No one reasonably disputes that attendance in Christian churches is in sharp decline. The real lingering question is “why?” which is one of the most important questions I take on in my new book, “postChristian: What’s left? Can we fix it? Do we care?” Though it’s not solely responsible, the inter... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 01, 2014 15:42 • 5 views
Gwenda Bond Gwenda Bond's blog:

*pops out of a cake*


Why, hello there. So unofficial e-release was last month, but now GIRL ON A WIRE is officially a book!


My third, which is a little boggling. I'm so so grateful to anyone who's picked up one of my books, and I very much hope you'll pick up this one too. I know we're not supposed...

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Published on October 01, 2014 09:12 • 5 views
S.E. Lindberg S.E. Lindberg's blog:
Forrest Aguirre Bio & Previous Interviews: Aguirre with Totenkopf
Forrest's short fiction has appeared in over fifty venues, including Asimov's, Gargoyle, Apex, and Polyphony. He is a World Fantasy Award winner for his editorial work, with Jeff VanderMeer, on the Leviathan 3 anthology. His no... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 01, 2014 11:30 • 6 views
Red Phoenix Red Phoenix's blog:
Brie's Denver Desires is out now and available on Amazon, B&N, and Smashwords!

Oh, the fun I have planned for you with this one. I promise laugh out loud moments, coupled with scenes that are truly towel worthy.

Brie takes one heck of a ride in Denver...

Brie's Denver Desires:

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Published on October 01, 2014 08:14 • 8 views
Coreene Callahan Coreene Callahan's blog:


I’m super excited to let you know about a terrific Kindle deal on the go at the moment.Knight Awakened and Knight Avenged (Circle of Seven Series, books 1 & 2) are on sale for just $1.99 each for the entire month of October (1st to 31st.). If you have a moment, please check it out.Here are th...

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Published on October 02, 2014 04:42 • 1 view
Loralee Lillibridge Loralee Lillibridge's blog:


Support (n.) encouragement, help, boost, assistance, backing, sustenance
All of the above definitions describe perfectly what I receive from my support group i.e. my critique partners in writing. We started out sixteen years ago with one published writer and three unpublished. Over the years we... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 30, 2014 21:01 • 4 views
Rick Gualtieri Rick Gualtieri's blog:
There are reasons we fear the night. He isn't one of them...
But he is FREE!

Blurb:
Bill Ryder was a dateless dweeb...then he died. Unfortunately for him that was just the beginning of his troubles. He awoke to find himself a vampire, one of the legendary predators of the night. Unfortunately for... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 30, 2014 17:58 • 5 views
Michael Bluemling Jr. Michael Bluemling Jr.'s blog:
Michael Bluemling Jr.

365 Days of Reflection Towards God’s Love and Acceptance
~June 4, 2014-June 3, 2015~

Day 121- Detroit, Michigan: Revival

Every now and again we need a “pick us up” kind of motivation that allows us to rise up from the pain that we are dealing with in our lives and reconnecting w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 02, 2014 05:15 • 6 views
Dan Santat Dan Santat's blog:


Taken while I was being interviewed. I love the way this shot was framed. I look like I’m doing an adult film #UCSD

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Published on October 01, 2014 15:36 • 6 views
Elizabeth Barone Elizabeth Barone's blog:

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Happy October! While I am not looking forward to another cold winter, I do love fall. Pumpkin Spice Lattes, colorful leaves, apple picking, hiking, and Halloween are just a few of my favorite things about this season. It’s also the kickoff to the last quarter of the year—a time for reflection of...

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Published on October 01, 2014 15:34 • 6 views
John F.D. Taff John F.D. Taff's blog:

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The Horror Writers Association annual Halloween Haunts 2014 blog event begins on October 1. Thirty-one days of Halloween posts, excerpts, interviews, and book giveaways from some of today’s top horror writers…including me. Celebrate Halloween with the horror writers and catch up on some good, s...

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Published on September 30, 2014 20:03 • 1 view
Kenya Wright Kenya Wright's blog:
"Men were a slave to that erotic feeling that made the world disappear."

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"When they first saw me they were ravenous. Ready. Their d**ks hard and pulsing in their dirty pants."

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"There's no such thing as love."




Wow. I loved the heroine, talk about anti-hero! But as the chapters go a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 02, 2014 00:00 • 6 views
Martin Delacroix Martin Delacroix's blog:

naked and sadHi, friends and readers:


What is it about college boys that makes my pulse race? Is it there slender physiques, their ready smiles, or their intellect. I don’t know, but there are thousands of them in Boone, and I’mso enjoying myself everywhere I go.


It’s another beautiful day in Boone. The sun is...

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Published on October 01, 2014 09:07 • 6 views
Jennifer Comeaux Jennifer Comeaux's blog:

Welcome to the Books That Need More Attention Giveaway Hop! I'm featuring my latest release CROSSING THE ICE and sharing an exclusive excerpt. Check it out!
****Josh followed me through the wood-paneled dining room to the French doors leading outside. The marsh grass surrounding the deck swished... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 30, 2014 20:00 • 6 views
Julia Serano Julia Serano's blog:
For the record: this essay is intended to clarify misconceptions about, and to encourage more thoughtful usage of, cis terminology. Anyone who references this piece in their attempts to deny or eliminate use of the term "cis" (and its variants) is clearly misinterpreting or misrepresenting my vie... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 01, 2014 11:33 • 5 views
Chris Dee Chris Dee's blog:

This impromptu scene of Bruce and Selina at a high society party was inspired by a panel submitted to Chris Dee’s tumblr…


Bruce and Selina in BORED

Bruce and Selina in BORED


Read it here.


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Published on October 01, 2014 09:00 • 2 views
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