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Michael Linen Michael Linen's blog:
Taking a moment to breath. Just finished writing "Her Obsession 2", the sequel to "Her Obsession 1: Tina's Wrath" a few days ago, and now pulling a all nighter writing "Her Obsession 3". Both books are urban thrillers, and both will be released Valentine's Days of 2015.

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Published on December 18, 2014 00:02 • 2 views
Linda Andrews Linda Andrews's blog:

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Roselle’s knees knocked together under her long skirts and coat. She was about to be shot thanks to Michel Gaspard and his interference in farm matters. Worse, his orders had endangered an innocent. The poor American, Jacob Kerrigan, must rue the day he’d left his home country. Swall...

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Published on December 16, 2014 23:14 • 1 view
Becca Jameson Becca Jameson's blog:

The Rules web-sharing sizeI’m excited to announce a new series! The first book in the Claiming Her series is called The Rules. It releases on January 6, 2015, and it is available for pre-order now! This series will follow the lives of three dominant bachelors who own a nice slice of the technology industry and the submiss...

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Published on December 17, 2014 18:20 • 1 view
Susan Ee Susan Ee's blog:

Dedicated to readers like Penryn who have it tough at home, who had to grow up fast due to life circumstances, and who have no idea how much potential they really have. You are being fire-forged, just like Penryn. And like her, you can turn your greatest trials into your greatest strengths.

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K.A. Tucker K.A. Tucker's blog:


It's been a while since I haven't been on a tight deadline. I still am, but I thought I'd pop up for a second to offer my loyal readers a special treat. Actually, THREE special treats.3 giveaways, all a little bit different.I hope you like them. I wish you all a very safe and happy holiday seaso... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 08:49 • 4 views
Erin Bowman Erin Bowman's blog:

Thisblog has been woefully silent these past few months, but I did have a baby, so I hope you can forgive me.


I can’t believe 2014 is nearly over. I have lotsto look forward to in 2015. Baby Bowman is already growing like a weed and I’m sure there will be tons of ‘firsts’ happening in the days to...

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Published on December 17, 2014 07:00 • 8 views
Rebecca Zanetti Rebecca Zanetti's blog:
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Janie will answer your questions if you leave them below in the comments!!


Oh my goodness, it’s so good to be back here with everyone. If you last recall, the King sent a bodyguard my way, and well…we’ve been traveling the world and writing about it. I have to say, I...

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Published on December 17, 2014 11:29 • 1 view
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:





The Darkling had told her her he was destined to rule. He had claimed his throne, and a part of her too. He was welcome to it. For the living and the dead, she would make herself a reckoning.


She would rise.


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Published on December 17, 2014 16:30 • 11 views
Jennifer Crusie Jennifer Crusie's blog:

So I was going to wait until the new year to start a new recurring feature–Your Moment of Dog–but then today I was cleaning out the basement for the insulation guys who are coming Friday and heard Milton make this racket. Squirrel, I figure. He has a thing for squirrels. Still, the neighbors woul...

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Published on December 17, 2014 11:55 • 1 view
Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen's blog:

Felix Salmon writes:


Facebook’s algorithm is already working overtime on trying to slim down a virtually infinite range of possible News Feed posts to a much smaller number. A significant chunk of the NewsFeed is already ads, so in order to make it into the News Feed if you’re not an ad, you need...

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Published on December 17, 2014 11:45 • 8 views
Philip Yancey Philip Yancey's blog:

Some thirty years ago, when I lived in downtown Chicago, I wrote this reflection on my aquarium. It became a kind of parable with special significance in the Christmas season. A shorter version made its way into one of my books; here is the original.


When I look out my downtown window I see a twe...

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Published on December 17, 2014 11:16 • 9 views
Garrison Kelly Garrison Kelly's blog:
NAME: Kat Sexton
AGE: 27
OCCUPATION: Agent of the Flame
CANON: Fireball Nightmare

It happened yet again, folks: the alumni from Final Fantasy Hardcore couldn’t hold down a job after all. Deus Shadowheart, Dr. Scott Cain, Gail Reinhold, Rudiger Seran, all of those guys and more are out of work yet aga... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 22:43 • 7 views
Chuck Wendig Chuck Wendig's blog:

A very quick unpleasant injection of (self-)publishing prattle –


So, Kindle Unlimited is Amazon’s subscription service, yeah? Those who subscribe get access to a variety of e-books that they can click and download for one monthly price. Something-something Spotify, blah-dee-dah-dee Netflix, whatev...

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Published on December 17, 2014 05:48 • 4 views
Derek Landy Derek Landy's blog:
Christmas is coming...

My Christmas tree is up, the Nightmare Before Christmas decorations hang happily beside the boys from South Park, there are presents... Every time you turn on the MTV Christmas channel you're treated to "All I Want For Christmas" by Mariah Carey...

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Published on December 17, 2014 07:02 • 4 views
Genevieve Valentine Genevieve Valentine's blog:
Today Catwoman #37 hits stores of all kinds!

I'm actually both super thrilled and super nervous about this one. I'm very proud of it, and it's a crucial chapter of the story we're trying to tell, but if you've been worried about lingering consequences and serious choices in the wake of this arc, w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 11:27 • 1 view
Patty Jansen Patty Jansen's blog:

Read this is you’re unfamiliar with this Book Whirl gig


I received another call today. This time, I had my wits with me, and asked the lady (whose English is quite atrocious) how the hell they got my phone number. She started sprouting some bullshit about Whois and that my phone number is listed...

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Published on December 17, 2014 16:13 • 7 views
Colby Buzzell Colby Buzzell's blog:
Lost In America: A Dead End Journey
by Colby Buzzell

Available now on Amazon for $0.99

Link: http://amzn.com/B004XVN1LC

“A witty, fearless, sharp-eyed chronicler of America in decline. Buzzell exhibits a Henry Miller-like talent for the memorable character sketch.”
— Kirkus Reviews

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Published on December 17, 2014 22:33 • 6 views
Carrie Vaughn Carrie Vaughn's blog:

On my trip to the UK in August, I finally visited Barley Hall in York.�� This is a�� recreation of a 14th century merchant’s house, with lots of exhibits and information and hands-on activities. Fascinating and informative.


While there I saw this pitcher:


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Which I thought was a lovely thing, not f...

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Published on December 17, 2014 09:45 • 2 views
Delia Latham Delia Latham's blog:
Dora Hiers: On My Kindle ~ Jingle Belle by Delia Latham: Purchase Link What happens when you cross an ambitious chauvinistic Italianrestaurateurwith a successful ad writer? A spectacular fir... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 10:21 • 5 views
Kim Fielding Kim Fielding's blog:

I have a colleague who’s a forensic anthropologist and gave me a tour of her bone room when she was working on a case involving the victims of serial killers. It was poignant–a shoe still contained a skeletal foot. It was also really interesting. What looks to me like a random piece of bone allow...

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Published on December 17, 2014 10:00 • 8 views
Warren Fahy Warren Fahy's blog:
Face of the Day – unknown beetle (I don't know it's name!): http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_flI_-iQAnZI...
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Published on December 17, 2014 22:10 • 7 views
Jessica Zafra Jessica Zafra's blog:
Update: Sony Pictures cancels holiday release of The Interview after threats. That’s great, chicken out after weeks of free front-page and viral publicity, when people now want to see The Interview. * * * * * While we enjoyed the confirmation that Hollywood is run by horrible people, the confiden... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 14, 2014 20:14 • 2 views
George Thomas Clark George Thomas Clark's blog:
Republicans Outraged by Castro-Loving Obama

Thank God our Republican Party is now resolved to prevent the worst president in history, Barack Hussein Obama, from normalizing relations with Cuba. How dare he try to throw our nation in bed with Caribbean communists and characterize our Cuban policy... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 21:56 • 9 views
Lynette White Lynette White's blog:
The giveaway is officially started. This is your chance to win a copy of The Enemy Within and be prepared for the release of Enemy Unmasked (early 2015). https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sh...
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Published on December 17, 2014 21:53 • 7 views
Bradley Poage Bradley Poage's blog:
What would you do if you had a second chance to change fate. Would you take it, even if it meant selling your life for a defined, destine point when you too must give your life?

The time travel thriller, The Watchkeeper, by Bradley Poage, explores that very question and it is available free for do... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 21:42 • 33 views
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The scripture for today, December 18, is Hebrews 12:18ff as found in the New Testament of the Bible:

"You have not come to a mountain [Sinai] that can be touched and that is burning with fire; to darkness, gloom and storms; to a trumpet blast or to such a voice speaking words that those who heard... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 21:27 • 9 views
Jeremy  Thompson Jeremy Thompson's blog:
"Find me an example of myself saying that I want to kill my neighbor in those exact words," the hero said to Carlos, whose leash the Nazis held.

And so Carlos turned to his illegally recorded spy recordings. "I never said to kill anybody," was the recording that he found.

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Published on December 17, 2014 21:26 • 18 views
R. Joseph Hoffmann R. Joseph Hoffmann's blog:
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I pictured you among the lambs.
(I have memorised it: curled paisley
And every splash of wooly white)
I thought, she is the fleece itself, the purity
And the sacrifice that taketh away
The sins of the world. But I knew
That no one does that--really—not you
With your flowing hair pinned or unpinned,
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Published on December 17, 2014 21:26 • 26 views
P.S. Bartlett P.S. Bartlett's blog:
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Published on December 17, 2014 21:25 • 7 views
Timothy Ferriss Timothy Ferriss's blog:

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To kick things off, what is foie gras?


It can be explained with a short missive from our friend Wikipedia:


The California foie gras law, California S.B. 1520, is a California State statute that prohibits the “force feed[ing of] a bird for the purpose of enlarging the bird’s liver beyond normal si...

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Published on December 17, 2014 19:28 • 8 views
George R.R. Martin George R.R. Martin's blog:
... again.

First the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER named me the third most powerful writer in Hollywood.

And now, yes indeed, Barbara Walters has included me as one of her Ten Most Fascinating People of 2014. The third, actually. Though I am not sure the order actually matters.

LiveJournal is not letting me em... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 19:23 • 76 views
Joleene Naylor Joleene Naylor's blog:

Wholikes author interviews? Me for one, and here’s hoping you do too, because Book Goodies was kind enough to post an interview with yours truly. They had some great questions, like:


What do you think about the future of book publishing?

I think it’s only going to get harder from here. Indie publi...

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Published on December 17, 2014 04:52 • 13 views
J.C. Hart J.C. Hart's blog:

It’s that time when peoplestart to gather their thoughts on the year that was and plan ahead for what the new one will bring. I love this kind of thing, so I went digging for my goals post from the start of this year to find out what ridiculous and out there plans I made.


I was pleasantly surprise...

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Published on December 16, 2014 19:13 • 12 views
Claire Delacroix Claire Delacroix's blog:

The Warrior's Prize, a medieval romance by Claire Delacroix and book #4 in the True Love Brides SeriesAnd so, I have erred. Somehow when I was uploading the final version of The Warrior’s Prize, I managed to put it on sale at iBooks. The pre-orders began to deliver today. If you only buy books once they’re live for sale, it’s right here.


This isn’t an epic issue—it just means that you will get an...

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Published on December 17, 2014 13:57 • 11 views
Josh Lesnick Josh Lesnick's blog:


What hilarious presents did Wendy give Skippy this year?

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Published on December 16, 2014 14:46 • 6 views
S.G. Rogers S.G. Rogers's blog:

dec17-fb-bannerThree more freebie goodies for your stocking, from Musa Publishing!


guardinghisheart-200Guarding His Heart (Paranormal)



On an island where paranormals walk secretly among humans, can Trevor trust his heart and his secret to a human woman?


School teacher Cassidy Sinclair’s sanity is questioned after claiming to see her...

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Published on December 17, 2014 04:00 • 5 views
Jane Friedman Jane Friedman's blog:
Requesting permission

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If you’re an author in the unenviableposition of requesting permissions for your book, then one of the first things you’ll probably need is a standard permissions letter request form.


Just about every traditional publisher provides their authors with such a form(be sure to as...

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Published on December 17, 2014 02:00 • 11 views
Linda Kage Linda Kage's blog:
My very good friend, IVY BATEMAN, has a new release I'd like to brag about today, if you don't mind! I don't know how she manages to always mix the fanciful with realism, butshe pulls it off beautiful! Pure talent, I guess. So without further ado,congratulations toIvy for releasing:

The Art of Fa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 03:00 • 11 views
Isabell Lawless Isabell Lawless's blog:
I'm about to do a book blog tour with interviews, giveaways, gifts, and other fun things. What questions would you like to see in the author interview? What gifts except for my book would you as a reader enjoy getting... if you win? Thanks to all. I'm still having a blast writing and promoting no... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 17, 2014 19:48 • 13 views
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