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Jodi Picoult Jodi Picoult's blog:
You did it! You mentioned LEAVING TIME more than 15,000 times online (you actually hit 22,258 mentions!) so now my new eBook Novella, "Larger Than Life," will be FREE from 8/4 – 8/9 and only $1.99 after that in the U.S. & Canada (£1.49 in the UK and $1.99 in Australia).

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Don Lively Don Lively's blog:
Starting at 12 noon Eastern (EDT) on Friday, July 25, The Social Event Kindle ebook will be .99 cents. It will remain at this great price until 4 pm Monday, July 28.

Say you were, or are, on the fence about the book. Well, at .99 cents it's hardly a huge financial risk. It is, in fact, a great de... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 08:54 • 11 views
Chris Guillebeau Chris Guillebeau's blog:

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How to Start a Blog

For the past few months, I’ve recommended the hosting company InMotion to anyone who asks for help setting up a new website.


If you’ve ever wanted to start a blog or build a website, they’re a reliable and affordable partner—and in fact, they’re even...

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Published on July 25, 2014 07:27 • 1 view
Daniel M. Kimmel Daniel M. Kimmel's blog:
It must be nice to be a brand name author where you turn in the manuscript of your latest book and start on the next one -- or take a break -- while it goes through the editing process. Most writers, including myself, do not have that luxury.

Last year I wrote a new novel after the release of Shh!... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 08:39 • 27 views
Ruth Reichl Ruth Reichl's blog:


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I've been looking for one of these for a while now. I love the idea of spraying olive onto pans - or spraying neutral oil onto cake pans - but every time I think of using an aerosol spray, I think about the ozone layer. Besides, I like to control the quality of the oil I use.


I've bought regular s...

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Published on July 25, 2014 08:26 • 1 view
E.S. Wesley E.S. Wesley's blog:

I sometimes feel like the reason I don’t get as much done as I could is that I have this unrelenting fear of failing. Maybe you’ve felt like that, too.


Someone once told me that everyone feels like they are a fraud deep down, and that they’re only seconds away from being discovered. I didn’t know...

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Published on July 24, 2014 10:26 • 4 views
Amber Neko Meador Amber Neko Meador's blog:
So here is a quick little blurb about me to get this whole goodreads author blog thing going:

Amber Neko Meador is an author, filmmaker, digital artist, and podcast host of Transiton Transmission. Amber grew up in the fundamentally conservative SouthEast, deep in the the Bible Belt. A devotee of G... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 08:19 • 1 view
Mark   Ellis Mark Ellis's blog:
Princes Gate is one of today's recommended bargain books on Free Kindle Books and Tips
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Ilaria Pasqua Ilaria Pasqua's blog:



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22 Jump Street (di P. Lord/C. Miller conChanning Tatum, Jonah Hill, Wyatt Russell, Ice Cube, Peter Stormare, Amber Stevens, Nick Offerman, Caroline Aaron, Craig Roberts, Joe Chrest, Eddie J. Fernandez, Johnny Pemberton, Stanley Wong - Usa) Genere: commedia
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Published on July 24, 2014 00:05 • 4 views
Brooke Cumberland Brooke Cumberland's blog:
Remember earlier this week I said I had an announcement concerning Bentley and Ceci? Well… it's time!




I can't even express my gratitude to everyone who's one-clicked, reviewed, shared, etc. The Intern Serials. I published volume one knowing it wasn't going to be for all readers (especially about... Read more of this blog post »
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Brandy R. Walker Brandy R. Walker's blog:

I’ve had a decision to make recently with the new Kindle Unlimited and my books. Now don’t panic I won’t be taking the Tiger Nip series away from BN, ARe, or Kobo. I will, however, be pulling the Freefall series from all platforms except Amazon.


Freefall just doesn’t sell well…anywhere. I love the...

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Published on July 24, 2014 07:29 • 1 view
Joe P. Attanasio Joe P. Attanasio's blog:
My latest novel, “Sarah” has just been released digitally for the Kindle and in print on Amazon.

I would like to invite all my Facebook friends to step back 325 years into colonial New York City and see the world through the eyes of Sarah Bradley.

She was a beautiful young woman of seventeen, on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 08:03 • 6 views
Charlotte Eriksson Charlotte Eriksson's blog:


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Published on July 24, 2014 09:16 • 5 views
Debra Webb Debra Webb's blog:

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Happy Friday! This has been a crazy week! First, we found out we needa new roof on our house. No fun. Even less fun, the historic preservation committee has to approve our choice before we can move forward. Then we learned that in order to satisfy our insurance company we must have the tree lim...

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Published on July 24, 2014 21:22 • 6 views
Anita Coleman Anita Coleman's blog:
I am honored to share two recent pieces, written after GA 221, by a writer new to us, The Rev. Tom Erickson. 1) Why I'm Staying in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and 2) Another Reason to Stay in the PC(USA): Presbyterians believe in overwhelming numbers that God's Work in Jesus Christ is Sufficie... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 20:00 • 44 views
Kelly  Jensen Kelly Jensen's blog:


We're making some slight changes at Stacked. For most of the time we've been blogging, we've been able to write 5 new posts every single week and sometimes more. But with writing at Book Riot regularly now, I'm finding that my energy to write at the end of the day is getting lower. It's not a la... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 22:00 • 4 views
Florin Pitea Florin Pitea's blog:
În lunile mai şi iunie ale anului 2014 am citit - mai cu opinteli decît m-aş fi aşteptat - cel mai recent roman al lui Thomas Pynchon, Bleeding Edge(Editura Penguin, New York, 2013). Să vă spun şi dumneavoastră despre ce e vorba:
Acţiunea este plasată la New York, în 2001. Protagonista este Maxin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 05:49 • 4 views
Ruth  Silver Ruth Silver's blog:


Son of War


Son of War, Daughter of Chaos


Aislynn is accustomed to watching for the enemy. Her parents instructed her from the time she was young to look for the signs: people with greater than normal strength, eyes that can glow green, and have the ability to jump long distances. Over the years, Aislynn h...

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Published on July 25, 2014 02:00 • 3 views
Cary Holbert Cary Holbert's blog:
Creedence Clearwater Revival-song Lodi contain these words "things got bad and things got worse."
Jesus does not remove the afflictions but instead gives them a heads-up more sufferings are coming.

Brief summary:

Excerpt from 1 Peter written by Cary Holbert p 19. 20

Josephus (Jewish historian, 37 to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 07:28 • 11 views
Carlos G. García Carlos G. García's blog:

Quería pertenecer, pero no sabía cómo.


Cuando era niño tomó la inconsciente decisión de desligarse, de alejarse, de pasar desapercibido, de ser independiente y autosuficiente de sus padres y de su familia, de sus profesores, de sus amigos, de cualquier persona en general. La idea era no hacer ruid...

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Published on July 24, 2014 08:35 • 2 views
Sam Cabot Sam Cabot's blog:
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Arctic Indian Ceremonial Mask, Alaska, Circa 1900

A Native American ceremonial mask up for auction at Sotheby’s lies at the heart of Skin of the Wolf. We are celebrating the use of masks throughout the world and across time by featuring a new mask daily as we count down to publication day on July... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 07:09 • 23 views
Bart Schaneman Bart Schaneman's blog:
“I’d just say to aspiring journalists or writers—who I meet a lot of—do it now. Don’t wait for...
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Published on July 24, 2014 07:45 • 2 views
Jen Frederick Jen Frederick's blog:
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The operation to rescue the wealthy American couple is green lighted. It’s almost a relief to concentrate on something else other thanCharlieand that dead motherfuckerReese. In fact, as we practice our extraction moves over and over, there isn’t room to think of anything other than where...

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Published on July 24, 2014 13:33 • 1 view
Tanwen Coyne Tanwen Coyne's blog:


The big day has arrived! My novel is now up for sale on Amazon for Kindle! If you have another type of ereader, you can convert it using Calibre. Also available via the Kindle apps on PCs, tablets and smartphone!


When Breck, a bounty hunter from a future Earth, crash lands in remote 1910 Wales, he...

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Published on July 25, 2014 03:22 • 6 views
Ian M. Pindar Ian M. Pindar's blog:
1: The countdown is over to the biggest blunder.

Well here we are, nearly half a year as gone by! I feel we are like soldiers that have survived a war, survivor syndrome about to set in. Except we are not soldiers, we are the opposite of that; we are the hippies placing flowers in the gun barrels... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 06:46 • 128 views
Melissa Tagg Melissa Tagg's blog:

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It’s Gilmore Guys Fridays! Almost every week I explain what this blog series is about, so this week I’m going to spare you the explanation. However, if this is your first visit to this little corner of the Triple W (yes, I made up my own moniker for the world wide web), feel free to check out p...

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Published on July 24, 2014 23:00 • 8 views
Sara Raasch Sara Raasch's blog:




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Zutara Week 2014: Day Seven- Slow Dancing



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Published on July 25, 2014 04:46 • 8 views
Jonathan Yanez Jonathan Yanez's blog:

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Alan Price and the Colossus of Rhodes



The first installment of the Nephilim Chronicles is set to be released one week from today (July 31st). Alan Price and the Colossus of Rhodes will mark the first of a seven book series. Below is the synopsisand if you would like more information you can...

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Published on July 24, 2014 07:21 • 7 views
Ava Claire Ava Claire's blog:
If you're enjoying the Beautiful Surrender series, you're (hopefully) going to love this tidbit of news.

I fully intended for Waiting for Forever (Beautiful Surrender, Part Four) to be the final installment in the Beautiful Surrender series, but as I've written and explored Logan and Melissa's rom... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 23:49 • 1 view
Tom  Barry Tom Barry's blog:
Is nothing sacred? Type into google “who said ‘always have a sun tan’” and the first entry on the page will quote me. It’s true I said it, but I wasn’t the first. And I have forgotten the name of the Hollywood actor who really did say it long before me, but I still remember his curiously orange f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 25, 2014 06:30 • 39 views
Tamara Hoffa Tamara Hoffa's blog:




Special Operator T.J. Talbot, raised in a string of foster

homes and nearly tossed from the Brotherhood, is forced to make a deathbed

promise to care for his best friend’s wife and baby. At home, Shannon Moore

wants nothing to do with the community or anything that reminds her of her

fallen SEAL hu...
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Published on July 25, 2014 04:00 • 7 views
Christopher  Irvin Christopher Irvin's blog:

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Very cool to see FEDERALES make MysteryPeople’s Top 10 of the Year So Far alongside books from Megan Abbott and Lawrence Block.


BookPeople is a great bookstore and one of the few brick and mortar stores to carry FEDERALES right from release. If you have been thinking about picking up a copy and...

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Published on July 25, 2014 01:51 • 7 views
Lori L. Clark Lori L. Clark's blog:




SynopsisDevlin Cross was Hollywood's biggest stars. He had the pick of the scripts and the pick of the women. While on break from filming his current movie he takes a drive through the countryside and stops at a local art gallery. There the owner isn't star struck by having him in her shop.
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Published on July 24, 2014 22:00 • 8 views
Melissa Haag Melissa Haag's blog:
The kids and I were able to go to the county fair this year. They love the rides, and I love people watching and food. :) This year, the boys tried shark on a stick and alligator on a stick. I took a nibble of both and would have to say I liked the shark […]
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Published on July 25, 2014 04:53 • 7 views
Trevor H. Cooley Trevor H. Cooley's blog:
Howdy folks. Awesome news! I just uploaded Protector of the Grove to Amazon. It could take up to twelve hours for the book to appear but I often have readers tell me they see it within four to six. Please tell me in the comments … Read More Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 14:59 • 3 views
Gary Keller Gary Keller's blog:

First there were miniature memo pads and pencils, now we have note-taking apps that go with us everywhere on our smartphones. Making lists of what needs to get done around the house and at work can help us remember all the to-dos, but it can also keep us from focusing on the things that really ma...

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Published on July 24, 2014 12:02 • 18 views
Jack Getze Jack Getze's blog:
So The Famous Author is busy busy busy with the final touches on my new adventure, number three in The Austin Carr Mystery Series, BIG MOJO from Down and Out Books. Below you can see the preliminary cover and an early blurb from TFA's friend and mentor, Hank Phillippi Ryan. Actually, several of t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 06:19 • 8 views
Mercedes M. Yardley Mercedes M. Yardley's blog:

I was there for World Horror Convention. I stayed in a beautiful house with my friends. We experienced joy and tragedy. It was a house of laughter and sorrow, much like the city.


Enjoy a few pictures of the city last year. It was such a pleasure.


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My laptop, a bay blanket, and a “Don’t Forget Me”...

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Published on July 25, 2014 05:02 • 7 views
Cecily Paterson Cecily Paterson's blog:

People imagine that writing a book and finding a publisher is kind of like this.







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I'll be honest. It's definitely more like this.
















Twenty months ago I hit a brick wall.

I had worked hard for months on a young adult manuscript and had eagerly sent it out to publishers. After many rejections, finally, a...

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Published on July 24, 2014 04:46 • 7 views
Kate  McCarthy Kate McCarthy's blog:

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Jasmine Becket-Griffith Jasmine Becket-Griffith's blog:



























New Stuff - HUGE update today!
Possibly my biggest update ever, I have so much to show & tell! Here's a quick summary of what you'll find in this update:

Firstly - a "Jasmine Paints LIVE" event is scheduled soon at Pop Gallery Orlando at Downtown Disney here in Florida! Mark your calendars - J... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 12:22 • 7 views
Lila Felix Lila Felix's blog:
She's spent a long time in a bubble. In an odd turn of events, Corinne is taken out of boarding school and plunged into high school where bullies reign and nice guys come in last.
But this is after she's already fallen in love with Abel over the summer.
Abel is trapped, with friends he secretly h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 24, 2014 04:00 • 6 views
Xavier Àgueda Xavier Àgueda's blog:

Viñeta de humor gráfico sobre los que se nos meaban en la cara y decían que llovía.

“Like a bird on the wire, like a drunk in a midnight choir, I have tried in my way to be free.” (Leonard Cohen)


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