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S.M.  Stryker S.M. Stryker's blog:
Some of you might not know that Never forgotten love is being re-launch with the new cover. We are doing an author takeover on June 13 from 2:30PM EST to 10:00PM EST

I am also having a blog tour for Never Forgotten Love running June 22-26, 2015. This is a Book 1 in A Story of Second Chances Series... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 18:52 • 2 views
Robert A. Saul Robert A. Saul's blog:
MCC quote of the day--
"The other exciting thing about aging is learning about perspective, learning how my life relates to the sacrifices of those from previous and current generations...This has become a sobering realization for me." (Section 5 Love for Others, Chapter 39 Freedom and Sacrifice,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 18:48 • 1 view
Jagannath Rao Adukuri Jagannath Rao Adukuri's blog:
Just what occurs to small arguments.Like the one day moth that embraces a window-sill,a small argument against a big rain about tantalising light in our room.

We are a slightly bigger argument under a magnificent solipsistic sun.Ours shall go poof in the same way and by the same earth and its dust... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 18:42 • 16 views
Tanya Lloyd Kyi Tanya Lloyd Kyi's blog:

This is a Random Monday post, in the tradition of Eileen Cook (who, incidentally, has a new book out).


* I went for my first swim of the season at Jericho this weekend. I think there was an iceberg just out of sight, sending a current of Arctic meltwater directly to where I was swimming.


* My daug...

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Published on June 01, 2015 08:48 • 1 view
Roni Loren Roni Loren's blog:



The Fearless Romantics Roni Loren Street Team is officially open to membership!!! Spread the word about my books, get exclusive perks, and meet other readers!


What the heck is a street team? Here’s the deal. A street team means that you love my books (thank you!) and want to spread the word about...

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Published on June 01, 2015 12:22 • 1 view
Melanie Clegg Melanie Clegg's blog:

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Even though I have lived in the West Country for over ten years, I am ashamed to admit that until just a few weeks ago I had never set foot inside the famous Roman Baths at Bath. This oversight becomes even more peculiar when you consider that I live in Bristol, which is probably less than fif...

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Published on June 01, 2015 07:58 • 5 views
Sarah L. Johnson Sarah L. Johnson's blog:
Best known for her sagas of historical British life, Lightfoot’s newest release fits with the popular dual-narratives trend, in which family secrets from an earlier generation spill forth in a later era with dramatic results. Here the plot centers on the surprising suicide of Abbie Myers’ mother... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 10:46 • 1 view
Jim Dreis Jim Dreis's blog:
“ When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. ”

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Published on June 01, 2015 18:11 • 4 views
Richard Cahill Richard Cahill's blog:
PictureDagmar Here in San Diego, we just got some weather—2 inches of rain in May, which happens about as often as Chuck Norris gets nominated for an Oscar. We reacted in our usual way, by having some accidents on the freeway and forgetting to turn off our automatic lawn sprinklers.

The most important...
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Published on June 01, 2015 06:30 • 2 views
Nicholette Campbell Nicholette Campbell's blog:
“Hurry, Summer. We have to hurry,” Paige said in a chillingly calm voice as I felt her being jerked away. Both she and I were still reaching out for one another when Benjamin tossed her frail body across the room like a football. The loud thud and flash of flames confirmed my worst fears. Paige w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 18:00 • 35 views
Steven Atwood Steven Atwood's blog:
Horizons A New World Order Series (The Rise Book 1) by Steven Atwood Horizons is a dystopian science fiction novella prior to the end times.This story is the beginning of a short series. It is currently available in Kindle format. In August, it will be available on Nook and Kobo. Part two is being edited right now and will be available on Amazon soon.


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Published on June 01, 2015 17:57 • 3 views
Stephanie Burgis Stephanie Burgis's blog:

The fabulous Susie Day (whose Pea's Book series is one of my favorite MG series, ever) tagged me last week to do the Ten Terrible Titles meme. Here are the rules:

Scroll through your manuscript and stop on a random place, ten times. Whatever you land on becomes one of ten terrible titles....

Read...

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Published on June 01, 2015 12:37 • 1 view
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:


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I crave summer like I crave every book by naturallysteph



Hellolbardugo! Would you want this? If yes, I can give it to you during your signing here! :)



I love!!! And yes, I could also pass it along to Steph at Geeky Con if you like

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Published on June 01, 2015 13:03 • 3 views
Mike Duran Mike Duran's blog:

PlayItRiskyThis morning, I read with interest an article entitled Who killed the contemporary Christian music industry? over at The Week. I’m usually pretty skeptical of such pieces. The Christian music biz is an easy target for haters of the evangelical brand. Which often guarantees thatarticles like the o...

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Published on June 01, 2015 09:06 • 1 view
Sarah Madison Sarah Madison's blog:

chemistry“The main characters had no chemistry together.”

One of the most damning sentences that any creative artist can read in a review. I don’t care if you’re an author, or a scriptwriter, or a producer—the words make you cringe, and strike fear deep in your heart. Lack of chemistry between your lead c...

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Published on June 01, 2015 10:39 • 2 views
Jo Walton Jo Walton's blog:
I found some fragmentary letters of Xenophon's, and one of them, discussing Socrates's belief that true poverty is ignorance, not lack of money, was to Lamprocleia, a woman. This is Xenophon, the well known general and who was also a friend of Socrates, but my point is here, Xenophon, not that we... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 17:18 • 6 views
محمد إلهامي محمد إلهامي's blog:
قد التزمنا في هذا المقال أن نسوق أقوال المؤرخين الغربيين فقط ليكون ذلك أبلغ في الحجة!
قليل من العرب والأتراك من يعرفون أن القسطنطينية فضَّلت أن تذهب إلى الأتراك على أن تخضع لسلطان الكاثوليكية في روما، وفيما قبل هذا الفتح العظيم جرت أحد أهم المحاولات في توحيد الكنيستين تحت سلطان البابا في روما، وأ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 13:01 • 2 views
Darynda Jones Darynda Jones's blog:


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Published on June 01, 2015 08:51 • 10 views
Suzanne Woods Fisher Suzanne Woods Fisher's blog:

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Thankyoufor celebrating the release ofThe Heart of the Amishwith me! And congratulations toallthe winners:


Apple Watch:

Brittany Gilley

Daminika VanderWeerdt


Kindle Fire HD 6:

Andrea Woodard


Nook Glowlight:

Leanna Morris


$25 Gift Card

(winner’s choice of Amazon or Barnes & Noble):


Danice Hall

Carol...

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Published on June 01, 2015 06:00 • 1 view
A.M. Dellamonica A.M. Dellamonica's blog:
I got up this morning to the news that Child of a Hidden Seais on the longlist for theSunburst Award, in the YA category. I’m in good company; in addition to a number of authors whose writing I know but whom I haven’t met personally, the ever-fantasticCaitlin Sweet and Charlene Challenger are on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 09:58 • 3 views
Danielle Steel Danielle Steel's blog:

Hi Everyone,


How are you?? All is good with you, I hope!!!


The week has been insanely busy yet again. The bats flying in the windows are not quite as large, but it’s the tennis game of life, where a problem heads at us, we hit it to the opposite side of the court, it comes back at us again, and ba...

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Published on June 01, 2015 10:00 • 1 view
Rachel Aaron Rachel Aaron's blog:
YES! At long last, One Good Dragon Deserves Another, the highly anticipated sequel to Nice Dragons Finish Lasthas a release date, and that date is August 1st, 2015! (Pre-order here, if that's your jam) (And for Amazon.UK)

After barely escaping the machinations of his terrifying mother, two all-k...
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Published on June 01, 2015 06:13 • 3 views
Jennifer Shirk Jennifer Shirk's blog:
Happy Monday!

June 1st. Ugg. The year is practically over and I'm behind in my writing goals.
I hate when that happens.

Anyhew, still working on edits for Wedding Date for Hire, but I hope to hand them in this week. Already planning to write a third in this series then write in a totally different g... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 06:30 • 1 view
Marie Lu Marie Lu's blog:


One of my first steps when brainstorming a completely new story: sketching characters out. Relaxation therapy!

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Published on June 01, 2015 16:13 • 16 views
Claire Delacroix Claire Delacroix's blog:

The rights to my Dragonfire digital-only short story, Harmonia’s Kiss, are reverting to me. This means that the buy links have disappeared from the various online portals. Because the rights are reverting to me, NAL doesn’t have the right to sell copies any longer.


I intend to include the story in...

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Published on June 01, 2015 05:00 • 1 view
Lisa  Fox Lisa Fox's blog:

A KISS IN THE DARK is now available to bloggers and reviewers on NetGalley! It is the third book in my Midnight Kiss Series with Harper Impulse, set in the same world as ONE KISS & HER PERFECT LIPS!


GET IT RIGHT HERE: https://s2.netgalley.com/catalog/book/66896


A Kiss in the Dark



Filed under: News Tagged: A...

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Published on June 01, 2015 13:17 • 2 views
Jodi Meadows Jodi Meadows's blog:

What I’ve been working on: I’ve been super busy this month, going to RT Conference in Dallas, working on MY LADY JANE with Brodi and Cynthia, tinkering with Cell Story, and generally trying to keep from getting too far behind.


And, I just got pass pages for both THE GLOWING KNIGHT (OQ novella 2) a...

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Published on May 31, 2015 06:00 • 7 views
Rachel Neumeier Rachel Neumeier's blog:

I do enjoy May usually. Rain — usually. (Certainly this year, good heavens, it can stop for a week or two now, please.) Not too hot. (Very much not too hot this year; it was 55 degrees this morning. Amazing. Brr.)


Flowers, of course!


Physocarpos


Peony


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Ish with roses


I do not recommend that you actually teach a young...

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Published on June 01, 2015 09:47 • 6 views
Hemant Mehta Hemant Mehta's blog:

Horus Gilgamesh is the author of the Awkward Moments (Not Found In Your Average) Children’s Bible, which documents many of the Bible’s little-known verses.

After writing that book and a sequel, he decided to do something *really* blasphemous: create a similar book focusing on the Qur’an.

Unfortunat...

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Published on June 01, 2015 16:00 • 2 views
Megan Bostic Megan Bostic's blog:
I finally found a paying gig. It won't be a lot of work or money (maybe I can work myself into more if I'm, ya know, awesome), but I finally connected with a blogger that liked my writing style. And I must say, it's a good fit for me. She had me write her an article as a test. A paid test. *visu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 07:05 • 8 views
Jeannie Lin Jeannie Lin's blog:
I made a vow not to go crazy on the swag and promo this year. For RWA, I would print out mini-books of “The Warlord and the Nightingale” to promote CLOCKWORK SAMURAI and I would order a box of Liliana’s … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 08:27 • 1 view
Caroline Starr Rose Caroline Starr Rose's blog:

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If you’ve been around here for any length of time, you know my friend J. Anderson Coats says a lot of things that resonate with me. She’s the one who gave me my favorite piece of writing adviceand came up with that great cow-through-a-colander writing metaphor.


During a recent email exchange wi...

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Published on June 01, 2015 05:56 • 1 view
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
Okay-- so you know how some summers (not this one) you see the crop of upcoming movies and think, "Gee, I wish I was more into camping?" Because sometimes the summer entertainment is just not going to be popcorn worthy enough to make it worth your ticket time, right?

Well this summer is exactly th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 07:00 • 9 views
Cynthia Hand Cynthia Hand's blog:
It's June! (How did that happen?!)

This month THE LAST TIME WE SAY GOODBYE is coming out in Italy. (June 16, to be exact). The publisher there (Harlequin Mandadori Editore) has been so wonderful and proactive, so there's going to be an official Italian blog tour, starting today, featuring lots of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 08:23 • 3 views
Alex Beecroft Alex Beecroft's blog:

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It feels like everything that could be said about Mad Max: Fury Road has already been said, but I’m not going to let that stop me from trying anyway. I wasn’t even going to see it, initially. I remember that I watched one of the earlier films – it may hav...

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Published on June 01, 2015 11:50 • 5 views
Stanley  Phillips Stanley Phillips's blog:
Ghosts are real…(part 1 of 4)

It’s not to say ghosts, or spirits do not exist. Why, if you believe, we ourselves are spirits…trapped in a shell we call a body. Then when that body corrupts and fails a new world opens to us.

Normally, once released from the body the soul moves on. However, some sou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 16:40 • 7 views
C.E. Murphy C.E. Murphy's blog:

Picoreview: Tomorrowland: boring.

I really wanted to like it, as it had a message I certainly support, and there were a lot of good *pieces*, but overall it failed to click.

It did not help that the opening seven or eight hours twenty minutes felt like somebody higher up at Disney had said “The a...

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Published on June 01, 2015 08:05 • 5 views
Dawn Metcalf Dawn Metcalf's blog:
This was a karmic moment. BEA is a madhouse of book enthusiasts, bloggers, authors, fans, business pros and celebrities. After I'd done my stint as an author, I was ready to be one of the fans. I had a list of fellow authors to visit, books I (or my family) coveted and a few surprises […]
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Published on June 01, 2015 08:45 • 4 views
Amanda Flower Amanda Flower's blog:

June 16, 2010 was a monumental day in my life. It was the release day of Maid of Murder, my very first mysMaidOfMurderFront newtery novel. The book went on to be nominated for an Agatha Award for Best First Novel, attracted the attention of the world’s best literary agent, and led to the release of twelve more novels...

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Published on June 01, 2015 05:00 • 2 views
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