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Mark  Matthews Mark Matthews's blog:

Weird things happen in the weight room. Here's a true story of such weird things.


Yesterday, a muscle-dude was staring at me through beady eyeballs as I did lat pull downs. I could feel the testosterone shoot from his eyes. This was going somewhere. He had something on his mind and would not for... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 12:56 • 1 view
Сергей Иванович Веревкин Сергей Иванович Веревкин's blog:
16 сентября 2014, 20:41 | Футбол: Чемпионат мира | Чемпионат.com Евросоюз хочет, чтобы Россия была лишена права проведения чемпионата мира— 2018Евросоюз хочет ужесточить санкции вотношении России всвязи ссобытиями вКрыму ина востоке Украины. Евросоюз хочет чтобы Россия была лишена права проведения чемпионата мира — 2018 - Фото

В секретном протоколе встречи послов стран Европейского...

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Published on September 16, 2014 11:01 • 1 view
Lou Harper Lou Harper's blog:

I've been melting—it's been too effing hot in SoCal lately. It's kinda hard to think when your brain is trying to turn into jello.


On the bright side, I managed to finish the first draft of Secrets and Bow Ties, the third book in the Secrets collection. The first one was Secrets and Ink and came... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 08:22 • 8 views
Roni Loren Roni Loren's blog:




You asked for more Jace, Evan, and Andre. You got it! FOREVER STARTS TONIGHT is out today in the U.S! (UK readers, it will be coming your way Sept. 25th.)


Note: This book can standalone even if you haven't read Melt Into You.


Here's the blurb and scroll down to read an excerpt and to find out abo...

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Published on September 16, 2014 09:43 • 1 view
Tara Chevrestt Tara Chevrestt's blog:
Go Away HomeI devoured this novel in a day. I just liked it that much and was so interested in what happened. The story follows Liddie, a young girl on a farm who wants so much more, to go the big city and become a seamstress/dress maker. She wants to see the world.

There's no huge mystery; it's not all abou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 00:00 • 1 view
Shelli Armstrong Shelli Armstrong's blog:
I've been pretty calm about the whole surgery thing. That is, until today. Today I've been freaking out a little bit. Not of the surgery itself, really.

I'm not an anal planner and I can typically--as they say--go with the flow. But with surgery scheduled for Friday, and me having ZERO knowledge o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 19:32 • 5 views
Richard Rider Richard Rider's blog:

WOW I kind of fell off the world for a while there. Life’s been getting in the way of itself a bit. I moved house! I turned thirty! I saw McFly and nearly pissed myself with delight! Lots of less-excellent things as well but they’re boring so let’s not bother talking about them.


I suppose most imp...

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Published on September 16, 2014 11:54 • 7 views
Hosho McCreesh Hosho McCreesh's blog:
And what a year it’s been! From wearing T-shirts to sticking stickers all over the world, you all made THIRST an amazing experience for me -- one I can’t imagine ever topping. So thank you!

And ADP, in an effort to keep their quality stable of small press offerings competitive (regardless of what... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 20:01 • 8 views
Mary Calmes Mary Calmes's blog:
Just gorgeous.Let me just start by saying that I love Yaoi-Con so much. Its the only place where I can get things for me and find things that are not yaoi for my kids. It's like perfection in a con. I love seeing my fellow authors, (Augusta Li and Eon de Beaumont, EM Lynley, Zee Kensington and m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 11:53 • 5 views
R.S. Hunter R.S. Hunter's blog:

The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley


I don’t really do book “reviews” per se, but I just finished Kameron Hurley’s latest novel, the epic fantasyThe Mirror Empire. Since I have lots of thoughts (and feels too as the kids say) I figured I’d jot them down here in a loose sorta way. There will be some spoilers so read on at your own...

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Published on September 16, 2014 11:58 • 1 view
Jonathan Stroud Jonathan Stroud's blog:

Today’s a big day! The Whispering Skull - Lockwood & Co’s second spine-tingling adventure - is out now in the USA! Events get a little out of control for Lucy and her friends as they dig up something nasty in a cemetery… Meanwhile, the sinister skull in the jar is stirring…



I had a lot of fun...

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Published on September 16, 2014 06:28 • 1 view
Jessica Sorensen Jessica Sorensen's blog:



Violet Hayes’s life is a mess. Between her stalker, Preston, refusing to leave her alone, her parents’ case still being unsolved, and falling behind in school, she always feels on the verge of losing it. When some unexpected news comes her way, it’s the final straw and she ends up doing somethin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 10:40 • 14 views
Sarah A. Reinhard Sarah A. Reinhard's blog:

I have successfully avoided this question for years in this space. Goal? Blogging is myfun. There’s no GOAL in FUN. Riiiight?

Well,this weekend, someone from another world stopped into my virtual space and made two comments.


“Wow, you sure have been at this for a long time!” and “So, what’s your go...

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Published on September 16, 2014 04:00 • 7 views
Cat Hellisen Cat Hellisen's blog:

Making words and working on ghost songs





Essie takes my hand when I catch up, rather surprisingly. “Don’t let go,” she whispers to me. “Not this close to the Inbetween.”


“Is that where we’re going?”


She graces me with a look of utter derision. “Are you still concussed? Of course. The Dark is just a...

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Published on September 16, 2014 06:27 • 5 views
Gina Ardito Gina Ardito's blog:
The revamping for the current Calendar Girls series is completed with the release of the newest updated cover for the novella, CHARMING FOR MOTHER'S DAY.

I couldn't be more thrilled with Elaina Lee's vision for my girls. And believe me, I'm a challenging customer!

For those who aren't familiar with... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 10:42 • 8 views
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:


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a reckoning.an instrumental mix for alina starkov from the grisha trilogy. 10 songs. 40 minutes.



i. illumination— jennifer thomas. |ii. death is the road to awe— clint mansell |iii.moonlight sonata— e. s. posthumus (beethoven cover) |iv. passion of victory— future world music |v....

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Published on September 16, 2014 16:30 • 6 views
Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen's blog:

This I found in a Quora forum on prepaid meals in China:


We’ve actually experimented with prepaid vs postpaid meals in our restaurant. The verdict? Upfront payment increased table turnover by over 80%.


The difference is that customers who haven’t paid can justify their occupation of a table. They...

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Published on September 16, 2014 12:31 • 8 views
David  Bowles David Bowles's blog:

My latest Creature Feature tale is “The Ghosts of Fort Ringgold,” which focuses on the haunting of the old Robert E. Lee House in Rio Grande City, Texas.


The story features art by mother/daughter team Elke and Jaden Allen;you can read it on-line here.

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Published on September 16, 2014 12:57 • 7 views
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
Captain America CorpsCaptain America Corps by Roger Stern

My rating: 2 of 5 stars


The idea behind the book could work: Bringing together the World War II Captain America Steve Rogers, the then-modern day Captain America Bucky Barnes, former Captain America US Agent, the MC2 Universe Character American Dream, and Comma... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 19:05 • 41 views
Livia Llewellyn Livia Llewellyn's blog:

I’ve been horribly lax in blogging, but I’ve been horrifically busy. It’s all good, though. It’s all good.







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Published on September 16, 2014 17:20 • 7 views
Jennifer L. Armentrout Jennifer L. Armentrout's blog:

SWM 7 days


We’re one week out to the release of Stay With Me!


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Don’t forget, if you pre order Stay With Me, you will receive a very sweet and very sexy Cam and Avery bonus scene. All you have to do is go HERE to make sure you get the scene. For more info on the bonus scene, you can g...

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Published on September 16, 2014 08:37 • 18 views
Nathan Bransford Nathan Bransford's blog:

Page critique Tuesday!

If you would like to nominate your page for a future Page Critique Event, please enter it in this thread in the Forums. Also, I'm offering personal consultations and edits if you're interested in that.

First I'll present the page without comment, then I'll offer my thoughts... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 09:00 • 6 views
Darynda Jones Darynda Jones's blog:

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Darynda Jones revisits the sexy, suspenseful world of supernatural shenanigans she created in her Grave series with For I Have Sinned.For I have sinned Angle 18



In this Charley Davidson story, Charley helps a woman find out how she died and gives her the closure she needs to pass through to the other side.



Read NOW!


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Published on September 16, 2014 06:55 • 18 views
Sarah Ballance Sarah Ballance's blog:


Forsaken300Forsaken

Her past is back to haunt her—and this time, it’s got a gun.


When Gage Lawton finds his brother shot to death on his back porch, every shred of evidence points to one person:Gage’s ex-lover, Riley Beckett.The only gun in town that fires a bullet of that caliber belongs to her.


Certain th...

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Published on September 15, 2014 21:01 • 7 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
I just discovered this interesting Motherboard article that partially discusses my recent artificial heart article and brings up some interesting issues for #women: http://motherboard.vice.com/en_au/rea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 18:52 • 7 views
C.C. Hunter C.C. Hunter's blog:

EternalHow many of you have pre-ordered Unbreakable? It will release September 30, just 14 days to go. How many of you have pre-ordered Eternal? Are you getting excited? I know I am.


Now, I have some great news for some of you! As you know, Eternal will be out on October 28th, and I already have some ARC...

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Published on September 15, 2014 22:02 • 8 views
Rachel Aaron Rachel Aaron's blog:
I know I promised not to talk about the Hachette/Amazon thing ever again, but it just keeps dragging on and on, and when things drag on and on, ugly things get exposed. The latest of these is a letterto the Amazon Board of Directors from Authors United, a group of authors who've banded together t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 07:54 • 8 views
Rebecca Mildren Rebecca Mildren's blog:
I found this blurb in my Facebook notes, dated 3 May 2012, which was very soon after we arrived back in the US from Israel. A fun walk down memory lane for me. Not sure that I've progressed all that much with my repatriation -- I avoid Starbucks like the plague -- but I do own a vehicle now, and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 18:40 • 12 views
Selena Blake Selena Blake's blog:


Couple in hug watching together sunrise over Red Sea in Egypt


So when I attended the Authors After Dark conference in August, I discussed what I write with a few different folks. It’s a topic that comes up frequently at events like these and in an effort to get to the point and save time I have a few standard, elevator pitch style answers prepared.


When I...

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Published on September 16, 2014 03:00 • 10 views
Bear Grylls Bear Grylls's blog:
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Published on September 16, 2014 07:20 • 1 view
Atlantic Monthly Contributors Atlantic Monthly Contributors's blog:
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The Ebola outbreak now has President Obama's full attention.

After drawing criticism for a late and lackluster U.S. response to the disease's spread in Africa, the president on Tuesday used his strongest language to date in warning that the epidemic is "spiraling out of control....

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Published on September 16, 2014 14:03 • 1 view
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