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Ciara Xyerra Ciara Xyerra's blog:

so. we moved last week. we hired movers before we discovered that i was pregnant, & thank god we did because the miscarriage really took it out of me. for the last week before we moved, i was in a lot of physical pain (cramps, migraines, etc) & was basically useless as far as gathering bo...

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Published on August 04, 2015 07:49 • 1 view
Frank Portman Frank Portman's blog:
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Published on August 04, 2015 07:40 • 1 view
Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin's blog:
IsAGoodServantButABadMaster_124909

From Further Secrets of Adulthood: “_____ is a good servant but a bad master.”


What else would you suggest?


Habits, certainly.


Ambition.


Television.


Punctuality.


How would you fill in that blank?




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Published on August 04, 2015 12:44 • 2 views
Richard B. Knight Richard B. Knight's blog:
My short story, Clean Hands, which is a prequel to The Darkness of the Womb, is now free forever. Currently, it's sitting pretty at number one in Catholicism on Amazon(?), as well as number one in Science Fiction and Fantasy (Now that's more like it). If you would like a copy for review, please j... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 14:27 • 21 views
Mark  Lawrence Mark Lawrence's blog:



I'm putting out a book called Gunlaw in instalments every Tuesday and Thursday on Wattpad. It's in the subgenre that folks call "weird western". That's fantasy with gunslingers to you and me.

Please join in the read and help me out with feedback!

Wattpad's free and easy to join. The story can be fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 14:27 • 5 views
Wil Wheaton Wil Wheaton's blog:

It’s Titansgrave Tuesday!



Chapter Nine isn’t in the book, it wasn’t in the schedule, and it wasn’t something any of us thought about until the day before. If you want to know more details, keep reading. I recommend that you don’t continue this post until you’ve seen the episode, though I avoid any...

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Published on August 04, 2015 10:33 • 3 views
Nancy Boyarsky Nancy Boyarsky's blog:
Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go to the Corner Mailbox

Let me preface this with a caveat. To the police, our lower Westwood neighborhood is one of the safest in L.A. There are a scattering of home burglaries but most criminals working the area have taken to stealing from cars. The latest wr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 14:23 • 2 views
Kim Harrison Kim Harrison's blog:

Yesterday was pretty much the first time in twenty years that I woke up on a Monday and wasn’t ready to write. Oh, I’ve got stuff I could do, but every time I sit down, I get ugly and bad-tempered. I worked all of last year with a stress headache caused by the uncertainty of changing publishers,...

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Published on August 04, 2015 06:42 • 1 view
Timothy Ferriss Timothy Ferriss's blog:

The Tim Ferriss Show with Tara Brach


“Meditation is evolution’s strategy to bring out our full potential.”

–Tara Brach


TaraBrach (@TaraBrach)is a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and one of the leading teachers of Buddhist thinking and meditation in the Western world.


She is the founder of the Insight Meditation Community in Washingt...

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Published on July 31, 2015 14:21 • 2 views
Jeff Somers Jeff Somers's blog:
Jeff's Il Duce Pose

Jeff’s Il Duce Pose


This year I was once again invited to give a seminar on plotting a novel at the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference held in New York City at the rockin’ Roosevelt Hotel. Sure, I’m a cheap date because I live in New Jersey and thus can be booked for this conference for the cost o...

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Published on August 04, 2015 05:59 • 2 views
Z.A. Maxfield Z.A. Maxfield's blog:
STRIKE NOW! The Crossing Borders Rafflecopter giveawayhas ONLY six days left to go. I’m not sure but I think I did a pretty piss poor job of setting it up. Usually, I have my sweetheartWilliam, The Author Conqueror Assistant, set these things up for me because, as we all know, I am a typing monke... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 14:08 • 3 views
N.K. Jemisin N.K. Jemisin's blog:
So, I still don’t like the idea of maps in fantasy novels in general. But I needed one as I wrote The Fifth Season, so after I scrawled something hideous in a Microsoft Word file and sent that to Orbit, and the collective screams of horror died down, they worked with artist Tim Paul to […]
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Published on August 04, 2015 08:58 • 7 views
Lily Koppel Lily Koppel's blog:


Marge & Jo working off the Texas BBQ at the astronaut gym #AstronautWivesClub

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Published on August 04, 2015 10:21 • 2 views
Catherine Schaff-Stump Catherine Schaff-Stump's blog:

Work begins again. We are getting to the weeks where I prep for the new semester as both a teacher and an admin, but having just completed catching up on phone messages and emails, I figured I would take a break to write to you all. Whoops. Phone. BRB.

That was the husband calling about which Mo...

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Published on August 04, 2015 13:51 • 1 view
Kat Richardson Kat Richardson's blog:
In the course of nine published novels, a novella, about a dozen published shorts, and innumerable unpublished bits and pieces (read: crap and trunk work) I’ve never had a character go rogue on me. I am not one of those … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 12:32 • 1 view
Martha Wells Martha Wells's blog:
Tuesday is new book day:


* The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
I got to read this in advance and liked it so much I gave it a quote:
"This is an intense, exciting novel, where survival is always on the line, set in a fascinating, original and dangerous world with an intriguing mystery at the heart of i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 07:05 • 2 views
Laurie R. King Laurie R. King's blog:
One hundred years ago, the armies in Europe were locked head to head all along a line from the North Sea to Switzerland. In the past twelve months, hundreds of thousands had fallen, soldiers and civilians alike. An entire swath of Europe lay devastated, the technology of War was building. And Mar... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 05:00 • 6 views
Laura Anne Gilman Laura Anne Gilman's blog:
There exists, already, a Cosa Nostradamus story collection.

Likewise there exists DRAGON VIRUS, the collection/linked novella of stories set in that universe.

But I have a great many stories that fall into neither category, that are currently out of print and out of contract. So now it falls to me... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 13:07 • 1 view
David Moody David Moody's blog:

dasmaedchenimkeller-223x335I’m very pleased to announce the first fruits of the Infected Books and Voodoo Press partnership… THE GIRL IN THE BASEMENTWayne Simmons‘ nasty little bestselling tale, is now available in German. German readers, pick up a copy ofDas Mädchen im Keller: Psychothriller from iBooks or Amazon.


And t...

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Published on August 04, 2015 13:45 • 2 views
Faith Hunter Faith Hunter's blog:
OR — “Jane Yellowrock Interviews Justis ‘Jay’ Fea […] Related posts: Jane is Interviewed One interview, Three sites. Pick a link! Here: http://w […]... Jane Yellowrock and Beast: Where to go for Dinner Jane Yellowrock and Beast seldom just take off and go... New Stuff for January 2011 January has... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 04:00 • 1 view
Ilona Andrews Ilona Andrews's blog:

Happy Book Birthday, everybody.


So, there is a huge issue in Magic Shifts. The book states that Muslims conquered North Africa in seventh century B.C. Yeah. Should be A.D.


We are off by two letters and a twelve hundred years. I am hoping to have it corrected, but yeah, that is totally us typoing, a...

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Published on August 04, 2015 04:42 • 24 views
Lauren Willig Lauren Willig's blog:

Today is the day! The final Pink book, The Lure of the Moonflower, is in stores.


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I still can’t quite entirely believe we’re up to Jane’s story. Someone pinch me, please?


I’ll be celebrating the release of The Lure of the Moonflower this Thursday, August 6, at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn, with two...

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Published on August 04, 2015 03:24 • 3 views
Laurell K. Hamilton Laurell K. Hamilton's blog:

Blog – Irish trip & research

I wrote this blog before we left for research, but security issues being what they are, I’m going to be posting some of the blogs out of order. It’s a shame a few bad apples spoil things, but there it is.

I’m sitting in my office, just after dawn. The sky is still...

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Published on August 04, 2015 08:01 • 2 views
Nalini Singh Nalini Singh's blog:
"[A] surprisingly playful romance... The blend of intimate tenderness and globe-spanning action reaches new highs in Singh’s most exciting novel yet."
- Publishers Weekly on Archangel's Enigma (Starred Review)

The second advance excerpt of Archangel's Enigma is now available! I hope you enjoy. :) Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 06:42 • 13 views
David      Cooper David Cooper's blog:
The Sound of Our Steps by Ronit Matalon "A fictional and more literary tale of an Egyptian Jewish family’s diminished circumstances after immigrating to Israel is The Sound of Our Steps by Ronit Matalon , a novel published today in Dalya Bilu ’s English translation by Metropolitan Books. In my New York Journal of Books review... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 13:24 • 2 views
Jon Wesick Jon Wesick's blog:
I'm pleased that so many of my friends are reading "Hunger for Annihilation." I started writing it way back around 9/11 and not surprisingly it's a meditation on how the world-denying aspects of religions can go horribly wrong.

I'm curious to know what my readers think of the ending. One editor d... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 13:14 • 3 views
Heather Kirchhoff Heather Kirchhoff's blog:







Book: I Am The Alpha

Series: The Moon Forged Trilogy: Book 1


Authors: A.J. Downey & Ryan Kells


Release Date: 8/4/2015











Blurb



The pack has ruled over its territory, the wilds of Washington, for a generation, but that has all crumbled with the murder of the Alpha. Wi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 12:58 • 30 views
M.J.  Porter M.J. Porter's blog:
Hi all

It's historical fiction week on Goodreads. Yay. To celebrate I thought I'd offer a few words on why I write historical fiction. So here goes.

Why historical fiction? The simple answer is in two parts 1) my fantasy series based on an alternative Viking Age Iceland that I'd been trying to writ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 12:54 • 33 views
Claudia Piano Claudia Piano's blog:
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Published on August 04, 2015 12:52 • 22 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
Goodreads is one of my favorite websites, and obviously you all agree, so you might already know this. But in case you have not heard, Goodreads is celebrating historical fiction this week, offering the opportunity to ask questions directly of various writers. I was honored to be included, though... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 12:44 • 15 views
Alessandra Torre Alessandra Torre's blog:
Want to read the first pages of Hollywood Dirt?
Click below to check out the book's launch page!
You can read the Prologue and first chapter there!
www.MeetColeMasten.com


Also, be sure to add Hollywood Dirt to your Goodreads list - it is coming out on September 7th! The cover will be revealed ve... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 12:33 • 63 views
Alexandra  Cruz Alexandra Cruz's blog:

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I like writing that feels tight.


You know the kind.


The kind that progresses so much while you read it that you forget to breathe. The kind that gives you anxiety because you know the next sentence is going to be even more dynamic than the last. There is no fluff. There is no over-fill when it c...

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Published on August 03, 2015 17:58 • 2 views
Jaye McKenna Jaye McKenna's blog:
1. Next release is Leythe Blade, a stand-alone M/M fantasy that takes place in the same world as Human Frailties, Human Strengths and Human Choices. I'm hoping to have it out by the end of the summer/beginning of the fall.

2. Just finished the revision of Wildfire Psi, book 4 of the Guardians of t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 11:24 • 4 views
Heinz Kohler Heinz Kohler's blog:
Starting on August 5, 2015, and lasting for a week, the electronic versions of 2 of my books, both revised to include numerous internet links, will be available at Amazon for an initial 99 cents in the U.S. and 0.99 pounds in the U.K.

The books in question are

BRAINTEASERS (Book #2 of my Surfing a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 11:14 • 4 views
Alicia   Taylor Alicia Taylor's blog:


Title: Illicit Angels.


Author: Alicia Taylor.


Genre: Dark Romantic Suspense.


Release date: August 15th 2015.


Synopsis:



Eternity Rivera had a fairy tale life until one fateful night intruders stormed her home, destroying it and her parents in their passing, leaving her and her baby sister...

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Published on August 04, 2015 08:14 • 8 views
Carl Safina Carl Safina's blog:

One century ago in the 1915 trenches of World War I, a young engineer named Hugh Lofting was moved by the sufferings of innocent horses and mules drafted into the horrifying vortex of human destruction. Needing something to say in letters home to his small children, he invented a certain doctor t...

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Published on August 04, 2015 11:00 • 3 views
Jason  Parent Jason Parent's blog:
Today is the release day for my new psychological/supernatural thriller, Seeing Evil, available in paperback and, for today only, $2.99 in ebook format.

Check it out!

http://www.amazon.com/Seeing-Evil-Jas... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 11:03 • 3 views
Phyllis Entis Phyllis Entis's blog:
Thanks to support from fans, friends THE GREEN PEARL CAPER A DAMIEN DICKENS MYSTERY (Damien Dickens Mysteries Book 1) by Phyllis Entis and followers, The Green Pearl Caper achieved a third place finish in the polling for the Mysteries & Crime Thrillers discussion group's August Book of the Month group read. The discussion thread for The Green Pearl Caper is located at https://www.goodrea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 11:00 • 39 views
Tiffany Reisz Tiffany Reisz's blog:
Hi Sinners!

Are you a reviewer or book blogger who uses NetGalley? If so, THE QUEEN, the eighth and final (for now, not forever) book in my Original Sinners series is now up for review. https://s2.netgalley.com/catalog/book...

Remember, the reading order is...
The Siren
The Angel
The Prince
The Mistres... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 10:58 • 33 views
Jeaniene Frost Jeaniene Frost's blog:
My friend and fabulous author, Ilona Andrews, has a new release out today called Magic Shifts.

Magic SIn the latest Kate Daniels novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews, magic is coming and going in waves in post-Shift Atlanta—and each crest leaves danger in its wake…

After breaking... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 10:34 • 37 views
Ophelia London Ophelia London's blog:

SALE ! SALE! SALE!


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As you can tell, I might be just a tiiiiny bit excited about this. My awesome publisher has drop the price of Aimee & the Heartthrob from 2.99 to .99 for one week. This is kind of a huge deal because it’s the first time any of the Backstage Pass books have gone on sale,...

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Published on August 03, 2015 03:25 • 6 views
Kevin G. Summers Kevin G. Summers's blog:

My pal Kim Wells, author of Hoodoopocalypse and The Book of Safkhet, made me this sleek new trailer for The Bleak December. It took us a little while to pick out the music, but I ...

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Published on August 04, 2015 08:25 • 6 views
Jane Steen Jane Steen's blog:
Yesterday’s post went way longer than I expected, so I’m hoping I can keep this one short. For one thing I’ve got book reviews to write…

I always used to read one book at a time. Because that was how everyone rolled back in the day, when the dinosaurs ruled etc. etc. My book of choice went everywh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 04, 2015 10:19 • 11 views
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