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M. Leighton M. Leighton's blog:
OMG I just love typing those words-- CASH. IS. BACK.

Wow! It's like going home:) Eeeeeeeeeep

Anyway, I digress. So, back at Christmas, I did a Cash-and-Olivia short story that left you with the promise of more. Well, in just a few more days on May 1st, you'll get more. Their last story, Always wit... Read more of this blog post »
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Jason  Parent Jason Parent's blog:
So I started the year with a list of 10 authors (sorta - see #10) that I wanted to read more of this year and, in a few cases, try out. I am nailing this goal, so my question is now - anyone want to buddy read anything I haven't hit yet?

Read this year:

1. Stephen King - Waste Lands, A Death, Reviv... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 20:22 • 2 views
Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen's blog:

Eric Posner’s (with Adrian and Blakey Vermeule) new and excellent venture The New Rambler asked me to write a book review for them. The impish side of me thought “what book better to review than the old Rambler?”, namely by Samuel Johnson? Here is the opening of my piece:


A blogger by the ostensi...

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Published on April 27, 2015 10:25 • 1 view
T. Frohock T. Frohock's blog:
As an author, magic grants me some leeway, but I still need to get my basic medical and anatomical details right. This was especially important in my new short story released through Harper Voyager...

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Published on April 27, 2015 04:00 • 1 view
Jo Walton Jo Walton's blog:
Words: 2874
Total words: 58198
Files: 6
Tea: White tea with Elderflower, and before that Blue People
Music: No music
Reason for stopping: end of chapter, finally

I've been writing this chapter since Friday, very glad to have it done. I also sort of know what I'm doing with the end, I think.

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Published on April 27, 2015 12:58 • 2 views
Terri Windling Terri Windling's blog:


It's been another week of news that pushes us daily closer to despair, from the tragedies in Nepal and off the Italian coast to the horrific scale of police violence against nonwhite Americans, while political campaigners in both the UK and US studiously avoiding speaking civilly, seriously, and...

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Published on April 26, 2015 23:11 • 1 view
Darynda Jones Darynda Jones's blog:
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There’s something so bad-ass about standing alone.***
What’s the best thing about stand-alone books?


You never have to wait for the sequel!!!!


That’s a good thing, right?


You can hop into my worlds and hop out again.


A stand-alone story stays a shimmering whole, not altered by circumstances in anothe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 26, 2015 21:00 • 5 views
Lisa Renee Jones Lisa Renee Jones's blog:

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The winner for the Special Signed edition of IF I WERE YOU signed by myself, our producer – Suzanne Todd, and our script writer – Nina Colman is Jackie Hernandez-Navarez! Please fill out the form within 7 days to claim your prize. http://bit.ly/1suYaHe

Also, I’m SO thrilled to show you the br...

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Published on April 27, 2015 05:10 • 9 views
Bob Mayer Bob Mayer's blog:

Apparently there is problem with the nominations for this years HUGO awards.


First. How many of you know how to nominate a book for those awards?


Hands up? Nope. Thought so.


And how many of you are willing to fork over $40 to do so to Worldcon to do so? Which then leads to: how many of you even know...

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Published on April 26, 2015 13:21 • 1 view
Angel M.B. Chadwick Angel M.B. Chadwick's blog:
Angel M.B. Chadwick




Mistress Bagoda believed she was dead. She’d died a young widow, whom shortly after her husband’s death, committed suicide. Strangely here, somewhere supposedly familiar, she was a mature woman of forty with two grown sons and a romantic friend she’d been with for over a decad... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 19:56 • 16 views
Felicia Day Felicia Day's blog:

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HERE’S MY OFFICIAL BOOK COVER! So fresh, so clean, so “Oops I farted” in my face. Please pre-order for max reach and book tour influencing!


feliciadaybook.com and Amazon in the UK!More to come soon…

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Published on April 27, 2015 08:59 • 34 views
Gladys Quintal Gladys Quintal's blog:
I've just started a review group on Facebook. If any of you that have already reviewed my books are interested, request to join and I will add you. Please only ask if you are serious, as I've started this group expressly to increase my review numbers. I have uploaded all of my books in both pdf a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 19:49 • 22 views
Marie Lu Marie Lu's blog:

There has been so much tragedy in the last few days, from Nepal to Baltimore. Check out the links below, and hug your loved ones extra tight.

To donate to the Red Cross’s Nepal relief efforts: http://redcross.org and select “Nepal Earthquake Relief”.

To donate to Orphan Gift, the charity by the lat...

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Published on April 27, 2015 18:16 • 6 views
Celia Kyle Celia Kyle's blog:
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April 22nd Random Rawr winner is Jodi Stevens Bosh.


April 24th $5 Friday winner is Laurie Strebe.


Contact me with your email address to claim your prize!winnerannouncement_1


The post Contest winners for week of April 19 appeared first on Celia Kyle.

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Published on April 26, 2015 09:55 • 1 view
Stuart Aken Stuart Aken's blog:
Forest of Dean, above Upper Lydbrook.Forest of Dean, above Upper Lydbrook.

Running:

This week’s training started with a 15 minute ‘easy’ run on Wednesday. I covered a little more ground than on the last time I did this run. Friday was a 20 minute easy run and, again, I covered a little more ground through the forest alive with bird...

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Published on April 26, 2015 11:09 • 5 views
Stacey Marie Brown Stacey Marie Brown's blog:
Nominated for TWO UtopYa awards! Best Paranormal Series (Darkness Series)and Paranormal book (Blood Beyond Darkness)!

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Voting begins May 7th so mark your calendars!!

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Darkness of Light (Darkness, #1) by Stacey Marie Brown Fire in the Darkness (Darkness, #2) by Stacey Marie Brown Dwellers of Darkness (Darkness, #3) by Stacey Marie Brown Blood Beyond Darkness (Darkness, #4) by Stacey Marie Brown Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 19:45 • 23 views
Edwin Fontanez Edwin Fontanez's blog:
Edwin Fontánez’s debut novel "The Illuminated Forest" has been designated a Finalist in the category “Best Young Adult Fiction Book – English” for the 2015 International Latino Book Awards. Presented by Latino Literacy Now, an organization co-founded by Edward James Olmos and Kirk Whisler, and co... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 19:43 • 5 views
Lev Raphael Lev Raphael's blog:
I once introduced a best-selling thriller writer at a reading here in Michigan and mentioned -- among other things -- that he was a finalist for some award. When he got to the podium he quipped, "You know what a finalist means, don't you? It means you didn't win."

Everyone laughed at his self-dep... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 04:50 • 6 views
M.J. O'Shea M.J. O'Shea's blog:
Yay!! It’s always fun and scary and exciting when a new book comes out….and today that’s Family Jewels! I’ll put some links below, but I figured it was a great time for an excerpt. I already posted one a few weeks ago. You can read that here And today, another little bit was posted at […] Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 09:53 • 7 views
Tim Challies Tim Challies's blog:

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While our culture may place high value on independence and individualism, the truth of the matter is that we need one another to carry out the mission of God. A foundationa...

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Published on April 27, 2015 09:01 • 5 views
Sunniva Dee Sunniva Dee's blog:
With only a few days left before the release of Adrenaline, triple amazon bestseller, Leon's Way, is on a 5-days-only 99-cents countdown deal on Amazon.

Get it here:
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If you haven't already, go ahead and RSVP to the Facebook release party for Adrenaline this... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 19:33 • 1 view
James Aura James Aura's blog:
The main characters from When Saigon Surrendered\discuss the upcoming free book promotion:

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Published on April 27, 2015 19:28 • 6 views
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Vol.1Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor Vol.1 by Nick Abadzis

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


This book features adventures of the 10th Doctor set sometime after Series 4.

To start off with, let's talk about the art: Wow! Elena Casagrande nails the art. Her likeness of Tennant, of the TARDIS interior is perfect. She... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 19:28 • 25 views
Peiri Ann Peiri Ann's blog:
Hey giveaway lovers! There is a giveaway going on on my Facebook Page. Head on over to enter and win a $5 Amazon gift card.
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Published on April 27, 2015 19:27 • 9 views
Bart D. Ehrman Bart D. Ehrman's blog:

In the last post I began to discuss what we can know about the history of the community that produced (or that produced someone who produced) the Gospel of John. The reason for dealing with this question is this: one of the overarching theses of my book on memory and the historical Jesus is that...

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Published on April 27, 2015 14:46 • 6 views
Rachel Neumeier Rachel Neumeier's blog:

I must admit, I have not been a bit busy with writing. Or even writing-related stuff. Life got distracting in general and also (unusually) my actual job intruded on my free time. That’s fine, I don’t mind. I mean, I spent about four or five hours this weekend doing job-related stuff, but I can ta...

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Published on April 26, 2015 14:51 • 3 views
Marie Brennan Marie Brennan's blog:

Edmund R. Schubert, editor of Intergalactic Medicine Show, has withdrawn himself for consideration in the category of Best Editor, Short Form.


My understanding is that it’s too late at this point to actually withdraw; his name will be on the printed ballots. But he no longer wishes to be in the...

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Published on April 27, 2015 15:40 • 2 views
Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond's blog:
The novelists Peter Carey, Teju Cole, Rachel Kushner, Michael Ondaatje, Francine Prose, and Taiye Selasi have declined to attend PEN American Center‘s annual Gala because the organization committed to free expression has decided to laurel the controversial French publication Charlie Hebdo with it... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 08:22 • 1 view
Elana Johnson Elana Johnson's blog:
Okay, so I was at critique group last week, and I have some of the greatest crit partners. They are inspirational and talented. Ali's said this before, but it helped me once again. She said she likes to have her books "working for her."

That doesn't mean they're all published, making money, though... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 05:00 • 5 views
Chris Hedges Chris Hedges's blog:

A new generation of young black radicals is opting for revolution—a generation that sees through the facade of the corporate state and has rejected as sellouts Obama, Sharpton, Jackson, Dyson and others among the African-American political elite.


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Published on April 26, 2015 21:52 • 5 views
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
Okay-- so RITA nomination, right?

Big deal-- at least to me.

Anyway-- I want to thank a couple of people from my past, so I e-mail the head of the English department at my alma mater and introduce myself, then ask him if he's got a line on two of my old professors.

He got back to me this week.

A. He... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 09:43 • 8 views
Michael Fogus Michael Fogus's blog:
Computer Science-Fiction1 is not actually fiction. Instead, these are books of computer science and/or programming that when you read them you can’t quite believe that what they claim is reality. Indeed, very often works of Computer Science-Fiction push the limits of your understanding of just wh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 07:38 • 5 views
Ken Wilber Ken Wilber's blog:
Holons: Turtles All the Way Up, Turtles All the Way Down

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Ken Wilber talks about "holons" — a word coined by Arthur Koestler to describe wholes that are simultaneously parts of other greater wholes (a whole atom is also part of a whole molecule, which is part of a whole cell,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 12:20 • 5 views
C. Lee McKenzie C. Lee McKenzie's blog:

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My theme this year is Burma AKA Myanmar. I used to live in Laos, so I looked forward to returning to Southeast Asia. I spent a little over three weeks exploring this country, learning a bit about its culture: its history,... Read more of this blog post »
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James L. Thane James L. Thane's blog:
This is another very good entry in the 87th Precinct series. The title has multiple meanings and, as it would suggest, the story takes place during a brutally cold winter. As it opens, a dancer from a big show is walking home late at night. As she nears her apartment, someone steps out of the sh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 14:32 • 4 views
Sloan Parker Sloan Parker's blog:
More Than Most Release Party

Click here to enter the giveaway. One entry per person per day during the release party.


To celebrate mynew novel(which releases tomorrow!), I’m offering readers a chance to wina $25 e-gift card to All Romance eBooks and a bundle of Sloan Parker novels in print(Breathe, Take Me Home, and More Tha...

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Published on April 27, 2015 08:47 • 6 views
D.B. Reynolds D.B. Reynolds's blog:

Christian looking downI’m auditioning pictures for my Christian Duvall–dark blond hair, deep blue eyes, big guy, with raw strength. This is the first guy I’m thinking about. Can’t see his eyes, but the mood is right and the hair is right. Hmmmmmmm.

Lots of late nights this week, getting back into Christian’s head, and...

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