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I know many of you are as horrified as saddened as I am about the recent deaths and destruction wrought by the tornadoes in Oklahoma.
The Lucky 13s have banded together to raise funds for the victims--to help rebuild, in any way we can.
So spread the word and hop on over to check out the fundraise... Read more of this blog post »
And we want to invite YOU!
Come party with the hottest angsty authors out there at the official Book Bash after party for FREE! Located in the same... Read more of this blog post »
Elijah Cameron, the son of runaway slaves, has spent his whole life in the British army proving that a black man can be as good a soldier as a white man. After a victory over the French, Elijah promises one of his dying men that he... Read more of this blog post »
Welcome Jane Austen fans! I couldn't resist taking partin the Jane Austen Giveaway Hop hosted by vvb32 reads. This giveaway is open to residents of the US.
I will be giving away a copy of my book, Persuasion: A Latter-day Tale. It is a modern version of Jane Austen's Persuasion. As the title sugg... Read more of this blog post »
Hallöchen alle zusammen. Gestern bin ich wieder daheim angekommen, nachdem ich eine (für mich) recht große Reise unternommen hätte - nämlich einmal quer durch Deutschland. Im Zuge meiner zahlreichen Bewerbungen für Praktika, die ich in den letzten Tagen verschickt habe, hat mich ein Vorstellungs... Read more of this blog post »
Talespinner (center) docked this week at the Marsh Harbor Marina in front of the JibRoom
I’m not a Facebook power user but still, lately, I haven’t much liked going to the site ever since they changed the design (again!) and now the About section on the upper left side of the page keeps demandin...Read more of this blog post »
The story is here. Hope you enjoy it!
Stressed and exhausted, Paul's not too happy about being pushed into taking a yoga class by his sister, but the instructor, Rob, is hot eno... Read more of this blog post »
It’s Reading Matters 2013 next week!
Imagine the little bumblebee-girl in Blind Melon’s ‘No Rain’ video clip (you’re lost, you dance to a different beat, nobody understands you) then, by chance (or by purchasing a ticket), you stumble into a field (or the RMIT building) and discover your people....Read more of this blog post »
Also, some of you may be aware that my next novel RAGE'S ECHO will be released later this year. No word on the exact d... Read more of this blog post »
By Sydell Voeller
"So you're a cop," she said, meeting his stunningly blue yes, noting the breeze ripple through his hair. He certainly fit the stereotype. Broad shouldered and strong. Opened black leather jacket with the collar turne... Read more of this blog post »
Warning: adult content and some spoilers ahead
I got to choose this month’s Book Hungry selection. I picked Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl. This rarely happens, but Karla, Abby, Blake, Kelly, and I all pretty much had the same impression of this book.
We HATED the main characters and by hated, I mean...Read more of this blog post »
Rachel was trying, without much success, to get over the fact that Laura, who liked Johnny Depp, had succeeded and she had not even got near her idol.
"It wasn't that close. Oh, come on, Rac... Read more of this blog post »
In addition to all books being priced at .99 for the four-day sale, there will be:
a Kindle Fire... Read more of this blog post »
READ THE FIRST PARTSPart 1 (Bewitched Bookworms)... Read more of this blog post »
1 Cor. 10:31 – “So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.(ESV)”
I gave up on my dream of playing basketball in the NBA a long time ago. Jesus is enough for me. Is he enough for you?
When someone wins a public competition and he (or she) is interviewed, we often h...Read more of this blog post »
I took a walk this afternoon, and saw that yesterday’s thunderstorms woke up a few friends. The photos are a bit blurry because I used my phone instead of my camera. I saw the tortoise first, the fuzzy caterpillar a minute later, and the snake a minute after that. Click on any photo to enlarge it...Read more of this blog post »
How the heck did Anastasia Steele go through childhood, adoles... Read more of this blog post »
Many have asked me to carry the Vamp Chronicles series past my planned 7 books. While I always leave doors open, I have to admit that it’s a pretty solid decision on my part not to go beyond that number.
Some would, and have, asked why. From a business standpoint, why wouldn’t one want to cash in...Read more of this blog post »
A LIFE LESS ORDINARYByVictoria Bernadine
For the last fifteen years, Rose “Manny” Mankowski has been a very good girl. Now, at the age of 45, she’s questioning her choices and feeling more and more disconnected from her own life. When she’s passed over for promotion and her much younger new... Read more of this blog post »
I've happily had some great guests, spotlight posts or reviews to do lately, which means I've neglected my own books. So to remedy the situation I'm going to be posting about one book each day for the next three days.
I'll start with The Guardian of the Globe Blurb
After buying a beautiful snow gl... Read more of this blog post »
Série: Parasol Protectorate #2
Autora: Gail Carriger
E subitamente tudo é humano. Uma praga ameaça os vampiros e lobisomens deixando-os humanos e os fantasmas simplesmente são exorcizados e poof lá deixam de existir.
Alexia Tarabotti, agora Lady Woolsey acorda num belo dia para...
Crazy about Nightingale?
Excited for Phoenix?
Can’t wait for the release of REBEL on June 4th?
Are you a reader, librarian, teacher, or teen who loves books? Then I need you!
I’m looking for TEN superfans – people who love Larkstorm and Nightingale – to help spread the word about the S...Read more of this blog post »
When you’re writing a novel in first person, how do you write exposition without it sounding weird and unnatural?
Vicky posted this questionon my “Ask A Question For My Blog” page:
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How do you write exposition from the first person without it sounding daft – unlikely the character would be thinking...
مرة أخري لا تجدي الحلول العميقة نفعا ، ليس علي هذه الأرض...
هناك تلك الفئة الجحيمية من المشاكل التي يصعب الهروب منها ، ببساطة لأنك جزء من المشكلة ذاتها ، كونك ما أنت عليه ، تلك الفئة تجعلك علي الدوام في حالة لجوء لحلول غير منطقية تزيد الأمر سوءا...
بيك قال شيئا عن الأخطاء المعرفية ، عن كو... Read more of this blog post »
Last night I attended my daughters’ last high school choir concert. I was sad, but maybe not as sad as I thought I would be. That’s because I remember the other times I was sad, and I didn’t need to be.I remember driving away from the university in my husband-to-be’s convertible. He had graduate... Read more of this blog post »
You can find this project in my new book TAPE IT & MAKE MORE, which will be available September 1st. I'm a bit of a bacon-aholic (is that even a word??), so pigs make frequent appearances in my crafts. In the book I've included not only this pig pillow but a piggy ba... Read more of this blog post »
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen. John Steinbeck
Welcome LGBT AuthorTheo Fenraven to the blog with an exclusive short story just for us.
We were running late, and when we saw the elevator open across the lobby, we darted straight toward it and inside, smiling at each other as the doors shut.
Only a few more minutes, and it would be d...Read more of this blog post »