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Kam Oi Lee Kam Oi Lee's blog:

What I'm reading

Whoa, the last time I did one of these was in April, and now it's July. I've read a number of books since then. Indeed, I do feel slightly less pig-ignorant. Go figure!

I will babble at length about just one book, so as not to bore the hell out of the one or fewer people who are po...

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Published on July 29, 2015 10:28 • 1 view
Rachel Kramer Bussel Rachel Kramer Bussel's blog:
Yes, that's my byline on Good Housekeeping's website, for my essay "I'm Happy With My Clutter, Thank You Very Much." I am, and I'm also very happy to be published somewhere I never thought I'd be, given that I'm so far from being a housekeeper. I also wrote about moving three times in three years... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 29, 2015 23:35 • 1 view
K. Llewellin K. Llewellin's blog:
Yes...really...finally!

So it has taken waaaaay longer than I envisioned/planned/would have liked. Truth is I got a bit depressed & lost my confidence in my abilities & in my desire to write, & so the second instalment kinda festered on the back burners for a long time. But I've dragge... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 07:14 • 31 views
Merce Cardus Merce Cardus's blog:

Thupten Jinpa on Compassion

Self-compassion becomes a challenge to some people because self-compassion requires a natural ability on their part to be able to deal with failures as well as successes with understanding, acceptance, and kindness. Once you have that kind of ability to relate to your own situation with kindn...

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Published on July 29, 2015 23:41 • 1 view
Diana Day-Admire Diana Day-Admire's blog:
NYC is a fast paced city, and I was ready for home Saturday after the conference ended. But when I got here I hit the ground running because I had to go back to work the very next day. So much for the slow Midwest way of life.
Then I had to visit a friend and help another move on my first day off.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 06:56 • 7 views
Dan Tyte Dan Tyte's blog:

When you sit in a room or on a bus or sometimes in a cafe andwrite your novel, you never really know what will happen to it after it is born andenters the complex planet of 21st centuryEarth.


And then, a year later, you go to a book club andsit around a table with30 people who’ve spent a month wit...

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Published on July 30, 2015 06:14 • 3 views
W. Terry Whalin W. Terry Whalin's blog:

I’ve been on twitter since July 2008. People who follow me are often surprised that I’ve tweeted over 26,000 times. It’s because I post something almost every hour throughout the normal business hours—even on the weekends. Why do I tweet so much? Because people want to follow others who have gre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 29, 2015 09:50 • 2 views
Jennifer Niven Jennifer Niven's blog:


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Published on July 25, 2015 09:54 • 4 views
Roxanne Rhoads Roxanne Rhoads's blog:
Enter to win a paperback copy of Magic Shifts,Kate Daniels Book 8by Ilona Andrews!

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In the latest Kate Daniels novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews, magic is coming... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 04:00 • 2 views
Petronela Rotar Petronela Rotar's blog:

În urmă cu 22 de ani, într-un decembrie, am fost violată. Eram virgină și încă nu împlinisem 17 ani. Fusesem atrasă într-un loc de un om în care aveam încredere. La scurt timp după ce am ajuns acolo, a apărut un grup de bărbați tineri – nouă, zece, poate? Am fost violată. Erau organizați, își …


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Published on July 29, 2015 22:09 • 4 views
Terri Giuliano Long Terri Giuliano Long's blog:
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Let Me Love You by Iris Blobel
Mapping the BookAbout the BookAbout Iris Blobel

Literary World Trip: Iris Blobel


Book/Scene Location: St Kilda Beach, Melbourne, Australia


What happens there? My main character Tam...

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Published on July 30, 2015 04:30 • 1 view
Rebecca Zanetti Rebecca Zanetti's blog:
Guest Blogger-Jodi Linton

Hi all! I’m Charly, Rebecca’s assistant. We thought it’d be fun to do a ‘Romance: The Good, the Bad, and the Disastrous’ theme with guest bloggers throughout the summer months. Every Monday and Thursday, we’ll have a guest blogger talk about fun stuff like horrible dates...

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Published on July 30, 2015 01:00 • 1 view
Carole Gill Carole Gill's blog:


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This book is dedicated to all our loyal fans and readers who give our work purpose…….and it will be our dirty little secret…
Naughty is as naughty does. A... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 04:14 • 2 views
Feliz Faber Feliz Faber's blog:

A Matter of When
A Matter of When by Eden Winters

My rating: 5 of 5 stars



A book that combined two of my biggest passions - a beautiful story and music. What's not to love? Especially if it's flavored with more of my heart's delights:
- strong female AND male supporting characters
- villains who appear scarily mu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 19, 2014 14:07 • 2 views
M. Sembera M. Sembera's blog:
Join Braden's Release Party!
(pst... there is also a giveaway pinned to the top of the event. ;))
https://www.facebook.com/events/46186...
Marked Heart (MH#4)

A marked heart, longing for the one is nothing more than a restless heart, burdened by a lie.

On the surface, everything appears fine. / No o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 05:59 • 25 views
Tom Merritt Tom Merritt's blog:

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comScott Johnson and Jonathan Strickland fill in for Tom Merritt who is on assignment, so much Windows 10!


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Special note: A special thanks to all our Patreon supporters–without you, none of this would be possible.


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Published on July 29, 2015 14:52 • 1 view
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:


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this is never going to not be funny



Rob Lowe says “that is fucking hilarious” with the straightest face ever



Bless you, Chris Pratt



This is the hardest I’ve laughed in so long



That’s not something that props...

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Published on July 30, 2015 00:20 • 3 views
Rosemary Kirstein Rosemary Kirstein's blog:

Well, actually, it’s the Schrodinger Sessions run by the Joint Quantum Institute at the University of Maryland. Arrived here last night after a 7 hour drive, met some of the participants, ate a great dinner, and now the next days will be too busy to blog with lectures and discussions and lab and...

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Published on July 30, 2015 04:30 • 5 views
Jennifer Crusie Jennifer Crusie's blog:

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“Someone Odd” is pretty much my entire Christmas list, so I recommend the Things Could Be Worse Mugs; that is, your life could include giant frogs, invasive tentacles, pterodactyls. But grab a set before Friday night because that’s when the Kickstarter campaign ends.


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Published on July 30, 2015 03:02 • 3 views
Lisabet Sarai Lisabet Sarai's blog:
My
reader survey ended on Saturday, and I’ve been poring over the very
interesting results. As promised, I’ll share the highlights here on
my blog. It’s going to take a couple of posts, since there were
more than thirty questions in the survey. Some of the results
surprised me—and
encouraged me.




First
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Published on July 30, 2015 00:00 • 1 view
Johanna Rothman Johanna Rothman's blog:

The lovely folks at Thoughtworks interviewed me for a blog post, Embracing the Zen of Program Management. I hope you like the information there.


Agile and Lean Program Management: Scaling Collaboration Across the OrganizationIf you want to know about agile and lean program management, see Agile and Lean Program Management: Scaling Collaboration Across the Organization. In bet...

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Published on July 30, 2015 05:47 • 2 views
R. Cooper R. Cooper's blog:
I'm at that awkward place where there is what I should be doing... and my brain is saying nuh uh. I finished Tulip, but the beta and I think it might need another scene, and then the way it was constructed means it needs a second half from a different POV. But then I think all the other story ide... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 29, 2015 22:21 • 4 views
Najibah Abu Bakar Najibah Abu Bakar's blog:

istaclibDalam buku Ahmad Shalaby berjudul History of Muslim Education, beliau turut membincangkan peranan penting perpustakaan. Pada masa itu, perpustakaan bukan sekadar gedung menyimpan buku, tetapi juga memegang kendali sebagai pusat pengajian dalam kapasitinya yang tersendiri.

Akademi Islam yang perta...

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Published on July 29, 2015 19:24 • 2 views
Llàrjme Llàrjme's blog:
Craving U (The Rook Café, #1) by Llàrjme Mattika vid based on Llàrjme's book series: Craving U (The Rook Café, book 1)

“Lots of thank-you to my lovely Mattika-Shippers for this amazing vid and for all of your support ( ื ืʃƪ) You are awesome!”

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«He means the whole universe to her, and she means even more to him...
more than he can ad...

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Published on July 30, 2015 05:42 • 24 views
Jennifer Louden Jennifer Louden's blog:
Jen Louden - Rainbow at Taos Writing Retreat

Photo by Heaven McArthur


The sweet, salty sea air hit the back of my neck as the ferry shuddered out of Eagle Harbor. I took a sip of tea and two thoughts came to me:


This was my last ferry ride to the airport before we move to Colorado…


…and the second thought never arrived.


I tensed, waiting f...

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Published on July 30, 2015 05:00 • 1 view
Brian Keene Brian Keene's blog:

download We all want to believe. The truth is still out there. The X-Files have been reopened.


IDW Publishing and series creator Chris Carter have authorized new investigations into the weird, the strange, and the mysterious. New York Times Bestseller and multiple Bram Stoker Award-winner Jonathan Maberr...

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Published on July 29, 2015 17:47 • 2 views
Terri Windling Terri Windling's blog:

Silence 1


Although I am not yet strong enough to manage long walks with Tilly, we're going out to the woods on rainless days nonetheless, where I choose a spot to sit while she rambles in the undergrowth nearby. Sometimes I read, sometimes I write, and sometimes I do nothing at all but absorb the quiet,...

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Published on July 30, 2015 03:03 • 7 views
Andrea N. Carr Andrea N. Carr's blog:
http://www.prlog.org/12403106-entrevi... http://www.prlog.org/12403106-entrevi... A menos de un año de la publicación de su primer libro, Espiritualidad 101, el Dr. Iván Figueroa Otero es entrevistado en un programa de radio internacional. PRLog – Dec. 6, 2014 – SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —…

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Published on July 29, 2015 21:38 • 34 views
Isabella Rogge Isabella Rogge's blog:


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So I finally cut my hair short and I’m IN LOVE

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Published on July 29, 2015 10:48 • 3 views
Kim Fielding Kim Fielding's blog:

I’ve been impatiently waiting for this for weeks… but it’s finally time to reveal the cover to Rattlesnake, my upcoming novel. Ta-dah!


Rattlesnake_Final


I have the very talented L.C. Chase to thank for this beautiful cover, which captures the book’s setting and feel perfectly. And I’m so excited about this one!...

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Published on July 30, 2015 00:01 • 3 views
José Luís Peixoto José Luís Peixoto's blog:

Galveias no mundoé um blogue onde se podem ver fotos de leitores com o romance Galveias em diversos lugares do mundo. Para aceder a essas imagens, clique AQUI.



Se quiser contribuir com imagens do romance Galveias em lugares onde o esteja a ler, envie email para:


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Published on July 30, 2015 01:34 • 4 views
Henry Cloud Henry Cloud's blog:

Boundaries3_300When some individuals begin to develop boundaries, they say, “But my mother (or father, or sister, or brother) is my best friend.” They often feel fortunate that, in times of family stress, their best friends are the family in which they were raised. They don’t think they need an intimate circle...

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Published on July 29, 2015 06:14 • 2 views
Victoria Blisse Victoria Blisse's blog:

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I get bored sometimes, it happens, and my mind wanders, my muse at the moment mentioned she was going for a shower and this is the result – a lovely little short. Feel free to put yourself in either role all that matters is that you enjoy it....

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Published on July 29, 2015 20:01 • 1 view
Claire Delacroix Claire Delacroix's blog:

Although I am now an indie author, I was traditionally published—i.e. published by big publishing houses based in New York City—for twenty years. It was almost exactly the twentieth anniversary of my first sale when I stepped away from traditional publishing. I sold my first book to a publisher i...

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Published on July 30, 2015 05:00 • 1 view
James Garside James Garside's blog:

Five.


You can have more or less, but five’s about right.


One Protagonist. One Antagonist. And three supporting characters.


This is just a rough rule of thumb, not an exact science.


You need just exactly however many characters you need.


Which probably makes the title of this post a little misleading.


S...

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Published on July 29, 2015 08:30 • 3 views
Tim Challies Tim Challies's blog:

How Driscoll’s Is Hacking the Strawberry of the Future - I enjoyed this article on the art and science of growing the perfect strawberry. It’s mostly science, Isuppose.


So Will His Righteousness - Your sin will eventually find you out, but so will Christ’srighteousness.


The Lost World of Adam and E...

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Published on July 30, 2015 03:29 • 5 views
Amy H. Sturgis Amy H. Sturgis's blog:
Happy birthday to Emily Brontë (30 July, 1818 – 19 December, 1848)!

Wuthering Heights

“Heaven did not seem to be my home; and I broke my heart with weeping to come back to earth; and the angels were so angry that they flung me out into the middle of the heath on the top of Wuthering Heights; where I woke sobbing f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 04:48 • 1 view
Neil Pasricha Neil Pasricha's blog:

Keep the poo outside.


Hon, we all agreed on this hundreds of years ago and beyond when we scooted outside whenever nature called. Outhouses were the norm and everyone put on slippers and blindly stepped through flower gardens whenever they tinkled in the middle of the night.


The rules changed after...

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Published on July 29, 2015 21:01 • 1 view
Cate Gardner Cate Gardner's blog:


Found this interesting submission call while trawling the internet.

Fearful Fathoms: Collected Tales of Aquatic Terror
Looking for stories set in or around water that are dark, atmospheric and chilling.
Submission Period: August 1st to August 31st
Word Count: 2000 to 5000 words
Payment: 1 cent per wo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 00:47 • 3 views
Zoë Marriott Zoë Marriott's blog:
Ooooh, it's Thursday - the weekend is nearly here, my darlings! Just hang in there. And if it helps, I'm here today to bring the next installment of the FRAIL HUMAN HEART Blogtour, which is making a visit to Teens on Moon Lane , a new book blog that I love.

I'll be doing one of their 5-4-3-2-1... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 01:55 • 4 views
Slavoj Žižek Slavoj Žižek's blog:
To celebrate the release of ournew Radical Thinkers series, which features four classics of Psychoanalyticthought, we're offering you two (yes, two!) ways to get your hands on copies!

1) we're running an incredible 50% off sale of EVERY Radical Thinkers book we've ever published (a few are out of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 04:51 • 4 views
Kathleen O'Neal Gear Kathleen O'Neal Gear's blog:

The chemistry of the murder victims’ teeth tells us these men were raised in the same region where they were buried, but spent a lot of the lives far away. When they came home, their people were apparently not happy to see them. Notice that from the positioning of the skeletal remains, the men ap...

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Published on July 29, 2015 17:01 • 1 view
Philippa Gregory Philippa Gregory's blog:
The Taming of the Queen by Philippa GregoryHere's Simon & Schuster's trivia video for The Taming of the Queen, coming out August 13th in the UK, Australia and New Zealand and August 25th in the US and Canada: https://www.goodreads.com/videos/8785... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 04:49 • 9 views
Adam   Wasserman Adam Wasserman's blog:
Greetings, citizens. My name is – well, that's not really important right now. What is important is that you're tuned in to the latest dispatch from Today's Edition!

THE GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD RUNNER RELEASED TO GREAT ACCLAIM! A few hourstretches ago, the first breathless viewers were finally afforded... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 04:48 • 26 views
Max Nemtsov Max Nemtsov's blog:


Радио Голос Омара сегодня – о “Мальчике, который упал на Землю” Кэти Летт


по мнению Газеты.ру “Серьезные мужчины” Ману Джозефа – книга июля


а в остальном сегодня – день Маргарет Этвуд:
– Таня Боровикова предлагает пройти по местам литературной славы романа “…Она же Грейс
– а кто-то открыл для себя...

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Published on July 30, 2015 02:37 • 3 views
Elodie Nowodazkij Elodie Nowodazkij's blog:

A Summer Like No Other has stolen my heart and I cross my fingers it steals yours too

Teaser ASLNO 3

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FINAL2 ASLNOA Broken Dreams Novella

She’s his best friend’s little sister. He’s the biggest pla...

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Published on July 29, 2015 20:59 • 2 views
Roxie Prince Roxie Prince's blog:

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might look a bit weird in your search history, but it’s the most helpful and informative site i’ve found for naming characters. search by letters, meaning, nationality, and syllables, among other things. has intriguing name lists — from harry potter names to oscar winners.





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Published on July 29, 2015 13:30 • 1 view
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