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Guy Portman Guy Portman's blog:

This week’s post is dedicated to the top five most disturbing books I have ever read. Several of these books have influenced my own writing, most notably my satirical black comedy, Necropolis.



5 – Lolita


Lolita


Nabokov’s ornate masterpiece is about a man’s (Humbert Humbert) infatuation with a twelve-ye...

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Published on August 22, 2014 08:03 • 1 view
T.A. Uner T.A. Uner's blog:

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Failure. To some, it signals the end. But for others, myself included, it’s a temporary obstacle which spurs us to continue.


I’ve been writing since the 4th grade. And it wasn’t till about 10 years ago I decided to pursue representation. For ten years I wrote and wrote, while enduring rejection f...

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Published on August 22, 2014 05:53 • 1 view
Hafsah Laziaf Hafsah Laziaf's blog:

THE VAULT OF DREAMERS

THE VAULT OF DREAMERS

Caragh O’Brien

432 pages

Publisher: Macmillan

Release Date: September 16th, 2014

Source: Publisher

Rating: MEH


From the author of the Birthmarked trilogy comes a fast-paced, psychologically thrilling novel about what happens when your dreams are not your own.


The Forge School is t...

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Published on August 21, 2014 22:01 • 4 views
Sammy J. Hajeer Sammy J. Hajeer's blog:
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Serena Akeroyd Serena Akeroyd's blog:

Just heard back from an editor, and a short story of mine has been accepted for an erotica based anthology! How awesome is that?! :D Definitely worthy of a happy dance, hehe.


OOh, and while I’m here, don’t forget, my 2000 Likes Giveaway is still ongoing. Over 2000 entries so far, which is rather a...

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Published on August 21, 2014 13:56 • 1 view
Gareth Johnson Gareth Johnson's blog:
There's currently a free promotion on my short novella called The Murray Smoker.

The narrative of this story is deliberately choppy, but it tells the story of a small town, a corrupt property developer, and a damaged hero.

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Published on August 22, 2014 15:59 • 42 views
Bec McMaster Bec McMaster's blog:
Want to know who your perfect match London Steampunk hero is?

Take my fun quiz and enter the $30 Amazon/B&N giveaway at my blog! Second prize is a signed book pack. Both are open internationally!

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Published on August 22, 2014 15:57 • 4 views
M.K. Tod M.K. Tod's blog:

What lurks in your parents’ attic, basementor storage locker? You never know until the time comes to help clear these locations, a time that could also be fraught with the sadness of losing a parent. My 88-year-old mother is moving out of her large condo, relocating to smaller quarters, a process...

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Published on August 22, 2014 05:30 • 1 view
Scott Hildreth Scott Hildreth's blog:

High quality tee shirts from Baby Girl and Unstoppable available now for a limited time.


Hanes Women’s Tanks, tees, and Hoodies (your choice)


Three designs, each of which can be obtained in a hoodie or Tee/Tank.


Tee’s and tanks are $17, hoodies are $30.


Links below. Please note that the shirts/hoodie...

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Published on April 27, 2014 09:43 • 1 view
Leanda de Lisle Leanda de Lisle's blog:
Thomas Cromwell: more Tony Soprano than Richard Dawkins » The Spectator: I hope you enjoy my review...
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Published on August 22, 2014 13:24 • 4 views
Patrick Tumblety Patrick Tumblety's blog:
Chuck Wendig from TerribleMinds.com hosts fun poetry and fiction challenges that really get the creativity juices flowing. His latest was too interesting to pass up: a 1,000 word story driven solely by action. If you need a good prompt for a writing exercise, then check out his site!

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Published on August 22, 2014 15:33 • 24 views
C.J. Fallowfield C.J. Fallowfield's blog:
I am running a giveaway for one lucky reader to win an advanced signed paperback copy of the first book in my new series 31 Days of Winter. This will be posted to the winner before the book is released in either eBook or paperback format on Amazon and Smashwords.

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Published on August 22, 2014 15:27 • 2 views
Connie Rossini Connie Rossini's blog:
Statue of St. Therese at Holy Hill in Wisconsin (photo from Wikimedia Commons, altered by Connie Rossini).

Statue of St. Therese at Holy Hill in Wisconsin (photo from Wikimedia Commons, altered by Connie Rossini).

Before we discuss St. Therese of Lisieux’s teaching on Purgatory, I want to put that teaching into context. Her teaching is daring. Some of the nuns she lived with in the Carmelite monastery...

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Published on August 22, 2014 05:00 • 1 view
Ksenia Anske Ksenia Anske's blog:
Book covers from The Book Cover Archive





Book covers from The Book Cover Archive








I suppose it's perfect timing to talk about book covers, in light of Amanda Palmer releasing the naked cover of her book, The Art of Asking, or, rather, her being naked on said cover, and in light of me saying, hey, it's high time I should be naked on a cov...

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Published on August 21, 2014 12:33 • 9 views
Wart Hill Wart Hill's blog:


So on my blog, Things I Find While Shelving, I'm going to be doing some themes to finish up the year. September is devoted to books I got at library book sales. I made a list.

There's a lot

SO! What do you guys think I should read?! I want to narrow it down to maybe 5 or 6 at the most because ARCs... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 15:08 • 16 views
Sammie Ward Sammie Ward's blog:
To Keep up with all of the latest news, gossip, and giveaways from author Sammie Ward and Lady Leo Publishing follow her blog at:

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...
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Published on August 22, 2014 14:56 • 12 views
Luke McGrath Luke McGrath's blog:
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一見、普通のお姉さんだと思ったら妊娠中の人妻さんでした!そんな彼女にレースクィーンのコスをさせて中出し3Pをしちゃってます!



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Published on August 22, 2014 14:10 • 12 views
Jessica Wood Jessica Wood's blog:

A Night to Forget - Free


★◆★◆★ A Night to Forget is FREE! ★◆★◆★


Happy Friday! What better way to start than weekend than with a free book?



A Night to Forget is FREE for a very limited time on Amazon only! This is the very first time A Night to Forget has ever been free, and it’ll go back to its retail price of $3.99 soo...

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Published on August 22, 2014 01:54 • 6 views
Anita Coleman Anita Coleman's blog:
Brewers? Patron Saint of Brewers is the Catholic Online entry for Augustine of Hippo. We, reformed people, know him simply as Augustine, one of the great early Church Fathers who lived in the last days of the Roman Empire, one of the early Church's greatest theologians and and the author of Conf... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 10:06 • 35 views
Jennifer Loren Jennifer Loren's blog:
Have you voted for The Devil's Eyes and Laws of Kings yet? I am up for three different awards. Best Romance Cover - Devil's Eyes, Most Creative Romance Plot - Devil's Eyes, Best Book Trailer - The Laws of Kings: http://freeonlinesurveys.com/app/rend...

The Devil's Eyes (The Devil's Eyes, #1) by Jennifer Loren

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Published on August 22, 2014 14:47 • 13 views
Kelly  Jensen Kelly Jensen's blog:






This week over at Book Riot...





28 Must-Follow Tumblrs for Fans of YA: If you're looking for a place to start your Tumblr journey, here you go. I included authors, collaborative tumblrs, and some libraries which are doing really great things.

3 On A YA Theme: Astral Projection: And for this week's... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 22:00 • 1 view
Suzanne Schultz Pick Suzanne Schultz Pick's blog:


FRIDAY FINDS showcases the books you ‘found’ and added to your To Be Read (TBR) list… whether you found them online, or in a bookstore, or in the library — wherever! (they aren’t necessarily books you purchased).


So, come on — share with us your FRIDAY FINDS!


My Finds:



All the Truth That’s In Me...

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Published on August 22, 2014 08:59 • 12 views
Kevin  Brennan Kevin Brennan's blog:
Gosh, the whole thing with Amazon v. Hachette is getting tiresome, isn’t it? Now Salon’s Laura Miller has weighed in with an anti-Amazon philippic, which is to be expected, I … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 10:16 • 1 view
J.R. Wright J.R. Wright's blog:
For those of you who haven't read it now is your chance. Please tell your friends.

Smiles,

J.R.
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Published on August 22, 2014 14:43 • 46 views
A.C. Bextor A.C. Bextor's blog:
Hi!

Ace's Redemption, Devil's Despair Book One, is scheduled for release on October 3, 2014. Preorder links will be available (hopefully) by September 15th!

Ace's book is a stand-alone, but also the first book in the Devil's Despair series.

There's an ARC giveaway happening on my Facebook page. (I'm... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 14:43 • 14 views
Michael  Cairns Michael Cairns's blog:
Part One is Here Luke – Wednesday: 8 Days to Plague Day He left Shitsville early next morning. The wasp man was still in the pub, face blemished with tiny red spots and pulse slow. Luke glanced at him … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 21, 2014 11:03 • 12 views
Danielle E. Shipley Danielle E. Shipley's blog:

Inspired Days Button


Welcome to the continuation of “INSPIRED Days”! – an approximate month of awesomeness celebrating my J. Taylor Publishingnovel which has just this last Sunday reached its 6-month semi-anniversary of publication. ^o^


INSPIRED being a book absolutely all about the characters, I thought it only fit...

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Published on August 21, 2014 07:00 • 5 views
Olivia Ardey Olivia Ardey's blog:

Concurso internacional que no os podéis perder, gracias a MY SEXUAL SHOP. Gana un ejemplar dedicado de la novela y un sexy regalo con sabor a menta y a fresa. Hasta el 10 de septiembre.

Pincha aquí, participa y ¡suerte! Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 01:59 • 4 views
Harry K. Malone Harry K. Malone's blog:

If you’re planning to attend GayRomLit this year, there have been some changes to the book sales policy you should know about. Because of tax and sales laws in different states, GRL has had to reform its policy on sales. As a result of those changes, Dreamspinner Press is going to offer GRL sales...

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Published on August 21, 2014 13:52 • 7 views
Scott D. Southard Scott D. Southard's blog:
I’m proud to announce that my novel MEGAN was just released for the Kindle! It can be found on amazon via thislink (http://amzn.com/B00MUEAW48). I love the format of this book. I’m sure most of us—as children or even now as adults—have made up worlds within our imaginations and spent hours daydre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 05:17 • 4 views
Jan Morrill Jan Morrill's blog:

I am honored to be invited by the Japanese American Historical Society of Chicago to give a workshop on writing family history on Thursday, August 28, starting at 12:00 p.m.




CJAS Workshop



And thank you very much to the Japan America Society of Chicago for their invitation to do a presentation and book...

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Published on August 22, 2014 09:38 • 12 views
Penny Reid Penny Reid's blog:
I am getting really excited, which is an uncomfortable place for me to be. I don't do well with medium to high expectations. It makes me nervous. But I just can't wait for you all to meet Drew and Ashley and her 6 bearded brothers. PRE ORDER ON AMAZON
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Published on August 21, 2014 09:52 • 11 views
Dan Skinner Dan Skinner's blog:
what's an infatuated virgin farm boy to do...? still ONLY $2.99!

http://www.amazon.com/The-Art-Of-Hear...
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Published on August 22, 2014 14:12 • 11 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
The Sydney Futurists will be discussing my novel The Transhumanist Wager in a few days at a meetup at the Level 3 Metropolitan Hotel. If you're in #Sydney, check it out: http://www.meetup.com/SydneyFuturists... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 22, 2014 14:09 • 4 views
Sarah Bessey Sarah Bessey's blog:

My tinies are with the babysitter for a few hours today so that I can do a bit of work. And so for lunch I am chowing down on a gigantic bowl of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese.


Oh, unnaturally vivid orange “cheese” and noodles – I just can’t quit you.


I make good choices when it comes to eating overall,...

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Published on August 22, 2014 10:08 • 2 views
Jen Frederick Jen Frederick's blog:

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For four years, Grace Sullivan wrote to a Marine she never met, and fell in love. But when his deployment ended, so did the letters. Ever since that day, Grace has been coasting, academically and emotionally. The one thing she’s decided? No way is Noah Jackson — or any man — ev...

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Published on August 21, 2014 15:12 • 8 views
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