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William Lynes William Lynes's blog:
Here is a excerpt of my new book, 606 University:

The scream pierced the night’s stormy lightning and aroused the unconscious man like a blast of a billiard ball break. Lee W. Hickok, MD was shocked awake. He wondered for a moment if it was he who had died. It was a haunting echo, shot through th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 22:59 • 1 view
Shana Galen Shana Galen's blog:
I’m at my dad’s house. He’s 91 years old and he has a brutal cold, so I’m hanging out with him while my stepmother runs out to an appointment (the picture above is from a few days ago, when he was stepping out to a holiday party). My dad is actually in amazing physical shape, […]
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Published on December 19, 2014 21:15 • 1 view
Warren Fahy Warren Fahy's blog:
Face of the Day - Ponvandu (jewel beetle): http://steve.rogueleaf.com/wp-content...
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Published on December 19, 2014 22:48 • 1 view
Hannah Allen Abbott Hannah Allen Abbott's blog:
When I finally decided to self-publish, I had been writing fantasy for more than forty years. There were early stories, novelettes, the Plotless Book, and the book with insufficient magic to qualify it as a market fantasy. Then three good marketable books that just never landed an agent.

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Published on December 19, 2014 22:39 • 5 views
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:





"My powers is yours," I whispered.


I saw the elation in his eyes as he lowered his mouth to mine. Our lips met, and the connection between us opened. This was not the way he’d touched me in my visions, when he’d come to me as shadow. This was real, and I could drown it.


"My power is yours," I re...

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Published on December 19, 2014 16:30 • 9 views
Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen's blog:

1. Jim Al-Khalili and Johnjoe McFadden, Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology. How quantum effects can matter for biological phenomena. No, it doesn’t mean Roger Penrose was right (and this book usefully tells you why not), but still this is a stimulating book for tying together...

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Published on December 19, 2014 21:15 • 1 view
Brynley Black Brynley Black's blog:
My erotic romance short Mr. North's Pole is FREE on Kindle until 12/24. What better way to warm up when it's cold out?

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Published on December 19, 2014 21:55 • 5 views
R.C. Sproul R.C. Sproul's blog:

It's time for our weekly $5 Friday sale. This week's resources includesuch topics as the cross, suffering, revival, Martin Luther, Christianity, and more.


Sale runs through 12:01 a.m. — 11:59 p.m. Friday ET.


View today's $5 Friday sale items.



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Published on December 19, 2014 21:54 • 1 view
James  Steele James Steele's blog:
It has come to my attention, through multiple writers and editors on social media, that typing two spaces after a period is the most heinous evil a writer can commit.Worse than bad character development.Worse than clichéd plot twists.Worse than a poorly written sex scene!Worse than (*fake audienc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 11:41 • 7 views
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The scripture for today, December 20, is 2nd Corinthians 12:20b as found in the New Testament of the Bible:

"....I fear that there may be quarreling, jealousy, outbursts of anger, factions, slander, gossip, arrogance and disorder."

It can happen among well-meaning people trying to accomplish the sa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 21:28 • 7 views
Tim Challies Tim Challies's blog:

There are not a lot of new Kindle deals today, though I did find PROOF by Daniel Montgomery and Timothy Paul Jones ($3.51) and Gospel by J.D. Greear ($2.99). And don’t forget some of the better deals from earlier in the week: The Money Saving Mom’s Budget by Crystal Paine; The Power of Suffering...

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Published on December 19, 2014 03:35 • 1 view
Atlantic Monthly Contributors Atlantic Monthly Contributors's blog:
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Antarctica remained largely untouched until roughly 200 years ago, and now, more than 10,000 people travel there every year. But tourists bring more than cameras. Scientists are warning that pathogens brought by visitors could threaten the continent’s most iconic inhabitant: the penguin.

Isolatio...

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Published on December 19, 2014 14:44 • 4 views
Glenn J. Soucy Glenn J. Soucy's blog:
I'm way behind schedule, but I finally received S-C II, Lord of the Underworld back from my proofreaders. I'm going through that and gave them Blood Tithe VI, Deeds of the Assassin. I'm looking forward to having them out.
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Published on December 19, 2014 21:17 • 7 views
Gale Stanley Gale Stanley's blog:




Welcome to the book tour forThe Ambivalent Memoirist by Sandra Hurtes.Enjoy the excerpt, and don’t forget to enter the giveaway. Andra will be awarding a copy of her book in the winner's choice of either print (US only) or digital to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.
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Published on December 18, 2014 21:21 • 1 view
Bart D. Ehrman Bart D. Ehrman's blog:

In the previous two posts I began to answer why scholars think that some of the letters that go under Paul’s name were not actually written by him. I have focused on the Second Letter to the Thessalonians, which claims to be written by Paul but appears to have been written instead by someone else...

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Published on December 19, 2014 06:53 • 5 views
Tina Louise Brotz Tina Louise Brotz's blog:
Set in the mid-90’s, Foxcatcher is a film that takes us on a journey into the world of John Du Pont, heir to one of the wealthiest families in the United States.

Growing up in vast wealth it was a license to do whatever he pleased which not only included traveling for bird expeditions to the Fiji... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 21:05 • 32 views
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
I texted Mate yesterday morning, when I was dropping the kids off for school

I think someone's been fucking with my car. The steering wheel position was off, and it's making really bad noises.

He texted me back. Ha ha! No-- I took it last night. Sorryabout the noise. That just started on the way... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 10:58 • 20 views
Rainer Rey Rainer Rey's blog:
I am informed that as of this weekend the Kindle file of Cosmosis has been updated and is correct, for those of you who might have been waiting for the error to be rectified. Best, Rainer Rey
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Published on December 19, 2014 21:00 • 6 views
Max Nemtsov Max Nemtsov's blog:

Черт и Билли Лохэм
Билли Лохэм и муха
Последняя игра Билли Лохэма



SilversteinMarkhamBradHolland05


Билли, Падла и Бог


В «Нэшвиллском кантри-уголке» пена со дна подымается,
А Билли знай свою байку трет всем, кто на нее покупается,
Руками машет, таращит зенки, орет непотребной пьяни:
«Я черту вставил, я ад одолел — кто теперь мои п...

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Published on December 19, 2014 12:06 • 5 views
Kirby Larson Kirby Larson's blog:
This is the last Friend Friday post of 2014 -- we'll start the feature up again on January 9, 2015. Today, however, we are going to the dogs. . .Stacy Nyikos' dogs, that is. Well, dog singular. But Desi lives large in every way and his zest for life (and trouble) has inspired Stacy's newest pictu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 05:30 • 1 view
Hayden Thorne Hayden Thorne's blog:
Well, lookit what I got earlier today:



I'm so pleased with the way the cover turned out, especially since, like Icarus in Flight, we used an image that's public domain. Even better is the fact that the original painting is by Caspar David Friedrich, who only happens to be my favorite artist of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 20:50 • 10 views
Eve Langlais Eve Langlais's blog:

I’ll admit, I am a Christmas fanatic. I love the glitz and tinsel and tacky decorations. I adore shopping for special gifts–and jokes–for my family. And I am a sucker for a great Christmas movie with feel good moments and humor. Here’s my top ten favorites:


1. Santa Vs. The Snowman – Funniest cart...

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Published on December 19, 2014 05:37 • 1 view
Nancy J. Cohen Nancy J. Cohen's blog:

It’s always useful to have some leftover turkey recipes around the holidays. Here are two of mine for turkey tetrazzini. I recently made the second recipe with accompanying photos. If you wish, you can freeze some fresh cut up cooked turkey right away after roasting. Then when you’re ready for a...

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Published on December 19, 2014 08:00 • 6 views
Geoffrey Germann Geoffrey Germann's blog:
Hi,

Ok, the paperback version of 'Surgical' is now available.

Have a great Holiday and HNY!!!

G2

PS RCs should ship in early Jan. Thanks for your patience and sorry for the delay!
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Published on December 19, 2014 20:38 • 6 views
Scot McKnight Scot McKnight's blog:
Matt Shipman: A new study shows that college students in online courses give better evaluations to instructors they think are men – even when the instructor is actually a woman. “The ratings that students give instructors are really important, because they’re used to guide higher education decisi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 10:30 • 1 view
Tina Gayle Tina Gayle's blog:

Hi everyone, To day I have Andrea R. Cooper sharing her favorite recipe with us.




This recipe is really versatile – don’t like almonds? Leave them off and it tastes fine. Don’t have any red bell pepper? Leave it out. Want to save time? Use precooked diced chicken and frozen broccoli



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Published on December 19, 2014 00:00 • 7 views
Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce's blog:


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A teenager who was injured in Tuesday’s attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar owes his life to his teacher, who tried to shield her students from the Taliban gunmen that opened fire on them.


Irfanullah, 15, toldNewsweekhe would likely be dead if his teacher, 24-year-old Afsha Ahmed...

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