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The night wind whispers — Ghosts !
They are waiting for their hosts;
The waning moon is weary and will not be up till late ;
Already there are shadows at the gate.
A word, half heard, that is whispered in your ear,
And a presence that is felt when no one else is near.
Have you been along t...
There is a new paper (pdf) by Nicola Gennaioli and Hans-Joachim Voth, forthcoming in The Review of Economic Studies:
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Powerful, centralized states controlling a large share of national income only begin to appear in Europe after 1500. We build a model that explains their emergence in response to t...
In celebration of Reformation Day, for the first time ever we're replacing our usual $5 Friday sale with Free Reformation Day Friday. And we're beginning early. Until 11:59pm ET on Friday, you can download the following digital resources for free:
Luther and the Reformation by R.C... Read more of this blog post »
On Monday I head off to the US for WFC in Washington DC! My first time on the east coast.
I’ve not been to the US since 2006 when I did the Tin House Summer Workshop and spent a couple of weeks in LA. I’ve got one panel at WFC, about which I’m very excited. My plan this year is to Not Get Sick and...Read more of this blog post »
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AUTHOR TALK & BOOK SIGNING
Marie Lu & Robin LaFevers
Saturday, November 1, 2:30 p.m.
Ages 12 & up
Join in celebrating the book releases ofThe Young Elites, a new series from Marie Lu, author of the bestsellingLegendseries, andMortal H...
This time of year has always been my favorite, so it is no wonder that I set a story during the Halloween season, especially since that story is called The Passion of Sleepy Hollow.
The hero, Braden Van Brunt, is the headless horseman, or rather plays that part for the annual Washington Irving Fes...Read more of this blog post »
So I’ve been struggling with politics the way I always struggle with politics.
Here’s what I think isvery likelya wasteof intellectual resources:
1) Philosophical redefinitions of ‘freedom.’ So you’ve added to the sum of what there is to disagree about, induced more educated souls to opine as oppo...Read more of this blog post »
People who buy V.C. Andrews novels also enjoy my works, apparently. I think the comparison is apt. We both write dark, trashy stuff, and have a good time doing it!
So yeah, this kind of made my day. :) Read more of this blog post »
Thanks so, SO much to all of you who have voted already! Read more of this blog post »
First of all, just a couple weeks ago, I belatedly received my Ignatz Award... Read more of this blog post »
Not all sin is the same. While every sin places you under the wrath of God, and while any sin is sufficient to create an eternal chasm between God and man, not every sin is identical. In chapter 9 of his work Overcoming Sin and Temptation, John Owen wants you to think about that besetting sin in...Read more of this blog post »
I have been posting some of the new “boxes” that will appear in the sixth edition of my textbook. These boxes are meant either to raise interesting historical issues that are somewhat tangential to the main discussion or to broach complex issues without easy solution that are meant to force stude...Read more of this blog post »
This has happened before, and now that I've used a cold pack and about six motrin, I'm feeling slightly better. The kids have to decorate without me, and I'm afraid Mate and Trystan are on for carving the second pump... Read more of this blog post »
Morrigan Blade of Grace
Shifting in his saddle, Cain's attention was caught by a tall statuesque woman with Golden hair who was fighting his soldiers. She was gloriou... Read more of this blog post »
1. I do not partake in strenuous exercise of any kind. Hiking,... Read more of this blog post »
Are you ready to get your SPOOKY ON? WIN one of THREE SIGNED ARCS of WHAT WAITS IN THE WOODS in tomorrow’s HALLOWEEN RETWEET CONTEST! Look for quotes from the book on my twitter feed all day tomorrow (@kieranscott) and retweet them. Any time you RT you’re entered! And yes, this is an INTERNATIONA...Read more of this blog post »
“Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder’s fork, and blind-worms sting, Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.”
– William Shakespeare
The witch, the sorceress, the devil’s consort, the enchantress flyin...Read more of this blog post »
By Winter's Light is here! Out everywhere in e-book, print (gift hardcover in the US; trade paperback in UK and ANZ) and audio for you to enjoy. Even in these climes, where our thoughts, if not the actual weather (!), are turning to summer, the feast of holiday traditions, the fu... Read more of this blog post »
© Mats Tooming | Dreamstime Stock Photos
Argue the legitimacy of writer’s block all you like—and people do—the fact remains that there are few things worse for a writer than sitting down at the keyboard with a headful of ideas only to find that the words won’t come. We’ve all been there at one ti...Read more of this blog post »
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Do not forget Michael Brown
Do not forget how the media dehumanized him and tried to justify his murder
Do not forget how peaceful protests were painted as savage riots
Do not forget police armed with military grade weapons terrorized and arrested black civilians
Do not forget Darren Wilson...
SNEAK PEAK PHOTO was added to the "FAKE" book profile page. Click under the cover to see this sneak peak image! And please check back today! Thank you! Read more of this blog post »
The Fallocaust Series Book 2: The Ghost and the Darkness is now live!
If you have a pre-order it should be in your device and ready for your reading pleasure! Or, well, your reading 'I'm about to tear out my fucking hair and kill that damn author' pleasure lol.
Sorry if this blog post is short, my... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve been a Twitter user for nearly six years and for the first three or four years, was a very active and happy user. However, over the last two years, Twitter haslost its way.
A user posted a memorable Tweet once, during the days of the ‘Fail Whale’ when Twitter was in its infancy and often cras...Read more of this blog post »
There are some things going on behind the scenes, which I really don’t wish to talk about on a public blog, that impacts how much I write. I realize I upset some people when I can’t get a book out by a promised date. I didn’t set out to push back the dates on the pre-orders, but I had to do it.
I...Read more of this blog post »
Many Christian colleges in the United States are compromising the biblical principles to which they supposedly adhere in exchange for worldly viewpoints—particularly in the book of Genesis. This compromise is a biblical authority undermining issue that permeates much of the church. It’s one of th...Read more of this blog post »
Happiness and habits interview: Brian Little.
I’d heard about the work of Dr. Brian Little from many pals of mine who are interested in the same kinds of subjects that interest me: human nature, habits, happiness, research, etc.
So I was very pleased to get my hands on his new book, Me, Myself, and...Read more of this blog post »
“For every ‘why’, there’s a ‘why not’,
for every ‘if’, there’s a ‘but’,
for every ‘and’,because there’san ‘and’.”
~ Dr. Yasir Qadhi
Picture courtesy of http://startempathy.org/
An Urgent Call for Inter-Madhhab Discourse
Imagine while you are joyously enjoying your Udang Goreng (fried Shrimp) with rice...Read more of this blog post »
To begin: I did a Not The Flog that was released this morning. In it, I talk about the season three premiere date for Tabletop, offend nearly everyone for one reason or another, and bounce around on my couch while I wear a fancy Captain Kirk tunic.
Oh, I also talk about some dumb Ha...Read more of this blog post »
Tonight’s the night! The last Hollows event, though you know you can always bring your Hollows questions and books to my future events. (We’re aiming at a September 1st, 2015 release for the next, non-Hollows adventure.)
But tonight, it is all about Rachel, Trent, Al, Jenks, Ivy, and the rest of t...Read more of this blog post »
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