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Greg Strandberg Greg Strandberg's blog:
August will be a very busy month for me...sort of. You see, I've already got the books written, now I just need to push them out the door. So here goes - my August 2015 book release schedule:

August 4: Feds and Farmers: A History of Montana, Volume Five

August 11: Flight 370

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Published on July 30, 2015 13:21 • 30 views
Richard M Knittle Jr. Richard M Knittle Jr.'s blog:
From the upcoming new book "From the Ashes: A Fathers Love"

That night in the motel room was the most painful and emotional night in my life. I had searched for Ryder everywhere for a week straight even while I was still hurting over the loss of my best friend David Norberg, who I had known for th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 13:21 • 34 views
J. Kent Messum J. Kent Messum's blog:
Today's the big day! It's Publication Day for HUSK. Feels great to have it finally released. You can buy a copy of it here:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Husk-J-Kent-M...

And what better way to ring in its publication than to also announce that the TV/FILM RIGHTS to the book have been optioned for a TV s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 12:46 • 1 view
Erin Kellison Erin Kellison's blog:

Parlez-vousfrancais? Well, then, I have great news! Shadow Bound and Shadow Fall–Books #1 and #2 of the Shadow series–are now available in French! :)





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Available at Amazon FR
English version still available on Amazon.fr, as well.

Mort

Certaines personnes feraient n’impor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 12:23 • 4 views
Doug Olsen Doug Olsen's blog:
Just published on Amazon (Kindle) the third in the Nelson Mysteries Series.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B012...
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Published on July 30, 2015 12:25 • 16 views
Michael Tonello Michael Tonello's blog:

The ne plus ultra of luxury fashion status symbols is the target of a take-down by its celebrity namesake.
The crocodile Hermès Birkin bag, which can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, has spawned waiting lists of lore and is carried like a trophy by celebs from Oprah to Lady Gaga, is at the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 04:17 • 2 views
Kim Harrison Kim Harrison's blog:

FinishedWings


Dragon wing backbones are at the website today, at the bottom of the page detailing out the panel bones. http://www.kimharrison.net/KimHarrisonsDragonWingBones.html


I’ll try to show you the basics of the feet tomorrow, but it might be a catch-up day. You tell me. Do you want more info, or a res...

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Published on July 30, 2015 09:23 • 2 views
Christina Katz Christina Katz's blog:
1. Can you remember the first half of your life? 2. Can you remember the second half of your life? 3. Can you remember what happened yesterday? 4. Can you remember what happened an hour ago? 5. How many prescription medications are you taking? 6. Do you have anyone in your life who protects and [... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 11:34 • 2 views
Julie James Julie James's blog:

Over in my Facebook Readers Group, I’m giving away two signed copies of the trade paperback of IT HAPPENED ONE WEDDING. All are welcome to join and enter!



The post Readers Group giveaway appeared first on Julie James.

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Published on July 30, 2015 09:17 • 4 views
Chloe Neill Chloe Neill's blog:
We’re only a few days away from the August 4 release of THE VEIL, the first book in my new Devil’s Isle series, and THE VEIL Blog Tourcontinues! Here aretoday’s stops: Thursday, July 30 –Star Crossed Book Blog|Dandelionn Wine Book Blog|The Book Swarm Each blog will host its own giveaway, includin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 06:00 • 3 views
Martha Wells Martha Wells's blog:
Thanks for the great comments on the new book sale, everybody! (If you missed it, the publisher's announcement is here.)

More info that was on Twitter but not here:

* The first book, The Edge of Worlds: A Novel of the Raksura, will be out in hardcover in April 2016.

* It's already written and turne... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 09:16 • 2 views
Laurie R. King Laurie R. King's blog:
Sorry kids, but here in the northern hemisphere, were getting close to the new school year. (Was that a chorus of parents saying Yay! I just heard?) So I thought Id make another mention of the study program that two great Middle School teachers put together based on The Beekeepers Apprentice. As... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 05:23 • 9 views
Tomie dePaola Tomie dePaola's blog:
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Published on July 30, 2015 03:52 • 4 views
Faith Hunter Faith Hunter's blog:
From a Novellafrom The World of Jane Yellowrock By Fai […] Related posts: Snippet Part Two — Jane Yellowrock / Joanne Walker Short Story Morning, Y’all. No one has seen this before. It’ […]... Snippet–Shadow Rites I promised I’d be putting all snippets here inste […]... Snippet from Mercy...

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Published on July 30, 2015 07:52 • 4 views
Scott Adams Scott Adams's blog:

I have often said that training your kid for the Olympics is a form of child abuse because it is such a waste of time and talent. Especially if you don’t win. Training for the Olympics is a good example of not following the odds.

But apparently things CAN get worse, at least for the athletes that...

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Published on July 30, 2015 06:03 • 4 views
George R.R. Martin George R.R. Martin's blog:
Off to the sizzling hot east coast in a few hours.

Remember, all, Hugo voting closes TOMORROW.

I am closing down comments on my posts but this one, so I won't have hundreds of scattered messages to deal with on my return.

Those of you in NY and NJ and thereabouts... see you at the Direwolves game, I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 09:20 • 25 views
Ilona Andrews Ilona Andrews's blog:

For those of you who have been asking about the audio pre-order of Magic Shifts. It is now available at Audible! You can pre-order here!


Happy Listening!

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Published on July 30, 2015 10:33 • 13 views
Gena Showalter Gena Showalter's blog:

"Heartbreakingly sweet and steamy at the same time."

"The push and pull between her and Beck had me going back and forth between wanting to pull my hair out and icing my ovaries, because holy lady blue balls! The tension was almost unbearable at times. But at the same time it was oh so delicious...

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Published on July 30, 2015 06:38 • 13 views
Patrizia Viselli Patrizia Viselli's blog:
Last chance to enter my monthly giveaway:
http://www.authorpatriziaviselli.com/...

Patrizia :)
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Published on July 30, 2015 11:41 • 16 views
Tiffany Reisz Tiffany Reisz's blog:
Hi Sinners!

Now's the perfect time to get friends and family hooked on the Original Sinners series.

Click here for buy links-->https://www.bookbub.com/books/the-sir...

The sale lasts until August 2nd.

Even if you have THE SIREN, you can gift an ebook copy to the following people:
Your mom
Your dad... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 11:40 • 4 views
Jim C. Hines Jim C. Hines's blog:

Voting for the Hugo Awards closes tomorrow, July 31, at 11:59 p.m. PDT.


I’d hoped to post additional reviews on the different categories, but I seem to have done the time warp again, and suddenly it’s the end of July. D’oh!


So instead, have a scattering of related thoughts and links.



Hugo Voting Sit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 05:18 • 5 views
Lorena Angell Lorena Angell's blog:
This is a great time to start The Unaltered series! Right now for a limited time, when you buy A Diamond In My Pocket, (book one in the series), for $0.99 on Amazon, I'll give you book two, A Diamond In My Heart, for FREE.

Both books are #1 Bestsellers and Amazon Movers&Shakers. A Diamond In M... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 11:35 • 31 views
Taylor Buck Taylor Buck's blog:
Hi. I just wanted to let everyone know that my new novel, The Medici Letters is now available on Amazon (in Kindle form, but soon in paperback).

Here is a description of the book.

A shocking truth revealed.
The Renaissance was built upon a secret passed down to a banking family in Florence—the Medi...
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Published on July 30, 2015 11:30 • 6 views
David  Whelan David Whelan's blog:
This week I'm quite perplexed by the FA and there ruling that you can't sign a player from a country that's not in the top 50 in the world rankings according to FIFA. It came about or at least the first I heard of it was with the transfer of Chancel Mbemba from Anderlecht to Newcastle United and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 11:20 • 18 views
Robin A. Dilks Robin A. Dilks's blog:
I love when people don't always give you atta girls. Of course, we all want to do well, and we want people to like what we write or we wouldn't do it. For myself I think the best part of getting someone's honest feedback is that even if they hate it its real.
When I started this series I worried... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 11:03 • 29 views
M.J.  Porter M.J. Porter's blog:
Hi all

Now, I might be the only person who hasn't quite realised the significance of next year in terms of the history I write about - but well, it's better to be late than miss it all together.

2016 is the millennial anniversary of a fair few major events that take place at the end of King Aethel... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 10:26 • 24 views
Richard B. Knight Richard B. Knight's blog:
Recently, I wrote the short story, Clean Hands as an extension of my novel, The Darkness of the Womb. I actually got the idea from a recent Writer's Digest article on the subject of short stories. In the piece, it talked about how short stories are making a huge comeback on Amazon and how they ca... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 10:20 • 56 views
Giovanna Fletcher Giovanna Fletcher's blog:


I worked with this gorgeous lady when I was pregnant with Buzz. Can’t tell you how utterly amazing Hollie and Hypnobirthing was. Xxx #Repost @theyesmummum with @repostapp.

・・・

Huzzah!

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Published on July 30, 2015 07:45 • 3 views
Lynnie Purcell Lynnie Purcell's blog:
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Published on July 30, 2015 06:57 • 5 views
David Abrams David Abrams's blog:


Book Radar rounds up some of the latest publishing deals which have caught my eye, gathered from reports at Publishers Marketplace, Galley Cat, office water-coolers and other places where hands are shaken and promises are made. As with anything in the fickle publishing industry, dates and t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 06:22 • 2 views
Laura Labas Laura Labas's blog:
Wie die Zeit verfliegt - nur das Wetter bleibt gleich schlecht. *seufz* Die vergangene Woche habe ich damit verbracht, für meine mündliche Prüfung morgen zu lernen. Ich bin schon ganz hibbelig, aber gleichzeitig auch recht zuversichtlich. Ich glaube das Thema British Short Stories liegt mir und... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2015 01:41 • 6 views
M. Gilliland M. Gilliland's blog:
Originally posted on Rise Up Times:
“To some extent, we can create the future rather than merely observing the flow of events,” says Noam Chomsky. (Imagevia Shutterstock) By Noam Chomsky, http://www.truth-out.org Popular Resistance.org December 3rd, 2014 Powered by Translate “War is the health of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 27, 2015 06:01 • 2 views
L.E. Fitzpatrick L.E. Fitzpatrick's blog:
I have never understood the mentality of anyone who enjoys to kill for sport. This practice is an archaic form of entertainment the rich used to partake of centuries ago and it's worth bearing in mind that they were also keen on burning people at the stake, slavery, oppressing women, beating chil... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 05:38 • 6 views
Claire Frank Claire Frank's blog:
Tonight I had the immense privilege of being interviewed on the SciFi/Fantasy Marketing Podcast with Lindsay Buroker, Joseph Lallo and Jeffery M. Poole. I had a great time chatting with some fellow authors and we talked a bit about writing, marketing, and the transition from indie to small press.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 28, 2015 21:07 • 4 views
Nicholas Kinsley Nicholas Kinsley's blog:

Camp-Winner-2015 I finished another revision ofDriven, and, well, it was mostly rewritten. Where I initially planned to spend the month of July writing the second book in the Albion Rising series, Love in the Ruins, I instead spent it editing. Quick word count rundown through the editing process:

Draft started w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 29, 2015 22:45 • 4 views
Seumas Gallacher Seumas Gallacher's blog:

…pal, and fellow scribbler, Nik Morton, carries a nice piece in his blog today with reference to the terrific three-book offering from Crooked Cat Publishing this week in the thriller JONGGR, with a focus on my wee baby, VENGEANCE WEARS BLACK… cheers , that man:



THURSDAY, 30 JULY 2015


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Published on July 30, 2015 06:25 • 2 views
Dan S. Kennedy Dan S. Kennedy's blog:

“The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.”

Mark Twain


Mark Twain was addressing his critics who were spreading rumors that he had passed away. In fact, Twain was very much alive and his popularity with readers was peaking.


Twain also could have been talking about direct mail marketi...

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Published on July 30, 2015 08:48 • 2 views
Matthew Stokoe Matthew Stokoe's blog:
Hi Chaps, making good progress on the paperback edition of Cows. A little more proofreading and formatting of the interior and some cover design and it'll be done. I know it's been dragging on, but it should be another month, two tops. Cheers, Matt. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 16, 2015 17:07 • 3 views
Michael  Swanson Michael Swanson's blog:
Topics:Federal Reserve


Will The Fed Be Able To Raise Rates When The Stock Market Declines?

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Published on July 30, 2015 04:50 • 2 views
Megan Hart Megan Hart's blog:
Hello, Bookcrossers! I have just set up my Bookcrossing account (had one years and years ago but have long forgotten how to log in or do anything there, so I'm brand new.)

I'll be releasing a number of my own books this coming week in the Delaware shore area, so if you're on vacation and you spot... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 09:44 • 10 views
Cardeno C. Cardeno C.'s blog:
It's been a pretty busy couple weeks for me. Well, the whole summer, actually but the past couple weeks even more so. It's hard to get everything done during the summer and this week CROSSROADS released. It's been SO fun. I can't tell you how honored I feel reading the reviews and hearing from re... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 29, 2015 22:40 • 5 views
Ahmad Ardalan Ahmad Ardalan's blog:
"With belief, a dream becomes a reality"

Three years ago, I ventured into the land of self-publishing. I had a dream, a vision, that one day, I would hold a book that had my name on it. Two days ago, my dream became true.

July 2012, I self-published a mystery called "The Clout Of Gen" as an eBook... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 09:43 • 1 view
Francois Bissonnette Francois Bissonnette's blog:

Walt Disney inspired me. When I say that he inspired me, I’m not talking about the way I write my children’s books or the way I draw. Walt Disney was a great story teller, and like him, I love fairy tales and talking animal stories. But what inspired me was the way he lived his life and how he re...

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Published on July 28, 2015 11:50 • 3 views
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