For each person has their own motive for trying to solve the situation or to not solve the situation.
So you can never solve a personal relationship when one person is c... Read more of this blog post »
Recent Reads – February 2014
So I did a bit of reading in February. Most of it was comics and mangas, but I like what I like and I won’t apologize for it.
Anywho. I read through 8 books. Mostly quick reads and I liked them all for the most part.
Furies of Calderon (Codex Alera #1) 3 out of 5 Stars
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Taking JezebelGiveaway, Round 2.
On Goodreads and Twitter, I received lots of great feedback and excitement around the giveaway I hosted, so thanks for that...
Well, I'm feeling generous, so here's Round 2! Three copies up for grabs, and an entry deadline of midnight on 3/19.
It's still pending rev...Read more of this blog post »
Are you taking the SAT this Saturday? If so, A) good luck, and B) check out these blog posts for advice to optimize your testing experience.
Avoid Careless Errors-- Read every word in the question and answer choice, don't get stuck on a question, use your calculator (even for the easy ones), and...Read more of this blog post »
Don't be late for the live chat about all things dark and Wonderland!There will beprizes up for grabs. ;)Deets at a glance:Saturday March 8th8pm GMT For the location + more info, go here.Hope to see you there!
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Be sure to follow me on Facebook (Facebook.com/kateserine) and Twitter (Twitter.com/kateserine) for additional updat... Read more of this blog post »
I write to you today during one of my classes (sshhh, don’t tell anyone). Don’t worry, though, I can multitask very efficiently. *nods solemnly*
So, the past couple weeks have been quite interesting for me. Firstly, if you haven’t noticed already….
MARK OF THE CORRIPIAN HAS OFFICIALLY... Read more of this blog post »
That horrid thunder of hair and skin being uprooted by your mouth is louder than the sealing of this child’s world into a vault. It is worse than the sound of Earth falling on wood yesterday.~The Harlot Goddess
Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: cadaver, Damnation Books, eating, horror, Lilith, N... Read more of this blog post »
The platform rumbled. Branches crackled. Artie slid his leg down the ramp.
“No way,” Olivia said, yanking him back by his robe. “We’re pirates, remember?”
The planks... Read more of this blog post »
Some of the features:
An interview with meSana's review of This Side of Salvation, which touched my heartTwo giveaways: the very last signed, personalized ARC of This Side of Salvation... Read more of this blog post »
EDIT: Please excuse the formatting issue in this post. I don’t know whyyyy I can’t fix it.
I recently read this article which states that creative writing courses are a waste of time.
It’s an interesting read and it got me thinking about the value that each different writer places on being ‘taught... Read more of this blog post »
Fearing an enemy invasion, thousands of Canadian girls as young as sixteen joined volunteer militia groups in wartime, learning how to conduct air raid patrols, use firearms and incredibly, how to handle exploding bombs. And two of them still live right here in my little town.Read more of this blog post »
The Beauty of Death and a Good Name
“A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of birth” (Ecclesiastes 7.8 ESV).
Living for Christ is a daily challenge. Even when we are filled with God’s perfect love and goodness, there is a continual battle between our “old...Read more of this blog post »
Shattered Veil byTracy E. Banghart
(The Diatous Wars #1)
Publication date: February 28th 2014
Genres:New Adult,Science Fiction
For Aris, a talented wingjet pilot, war means sacrificing everything: her home, her name, her face—and the one promise sheswore she’d never break.
In the small...Read more of this blog post »
I just joined the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. The members post every first Wednesday of the month, so this is my first post for them.
When a reader opens a book, in many cases he doesn’t see what the author envisioned when she wrote her story. He sees his own interpretation of the book throug...Read more of this blog post »
If not for that, why did he show his preference for Sara? It could as well have been the lustre of her bright skin and lo... Read more of this blog post »
Hai, ada yang udah pernah baca Pemuja Oksigen? Atau barangkali Satin Merah? Atau mungkin, Rahasia Sunyi terbitan Gagas Media pada 2012 lalu?
Nah, kali ini gue akan posting hasil ngobrol-ngobrol bareng Bang Brahmanto Anindito (@Brahmandito), penulisnya. Kebetulan tahu...Read more of this blog post »
Practice was halfway done when the whispering started. That was nothing new. Foster is a small town, and not everyone had cable. The only reliable entertainment was gossip, and thankfully, there was more than enough to go around. G... Read more of this blog post »
(Yeah, I missed a week, and I thought I would miss this week too, but no such luck for you!)
Unfortunately, I do not have time to delve too deeply in this next section of The Road by Cormac McCarthy, and I’m sort of veering away from the sections broken out by Cliff Notes, but hopefully a quick su...Read more of this blog post »
BOOK GIVEAWAY! #IloveTheLostBoys
Contest Duration: 05th March to 15th April of 2014.
ENTER TO WIN an autographed copy of THE LOST BOYS with a special personal dedication from Lilian Carmine!
What to do to win: RT&Share this post + write a line telling why you love The Lost Boys + add the #Ilov...Read more of this blog post »
Just ripped past the 8000 word mark on Isis Rising. Man it feels good to be back in the groove. I had almost forgotten how much I love these characters. What a story I’ve got for them (and you) this time!
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In my novel, 84 Ribbons, Steve attends his first ballet with several unexpected occurrences. After, when he meets with Marta, he gives her a tattered book that he found in the Billings used book store.
In Truth, I found the book at Powell's... Read more of this blog post »
Here's the scoop:
I just finished the content edits for Clipped, which will be released by Wilde City Press in April. I got a preview of the new cover last night (say goodbye to the old cover featured above), a... Read more of this blog post »
I’ve been silent for a while but I’ve been working on a super secret projects that I believe will be able to change the world…
These new stories may not alter the course of human history but here they are for your enjoyment. Fair warning though, these stories are not for everyone so...Read more of this blog post »
The Hour of Sunlight in Prison by Erik Reuland
Marshall Eddie Conway isn’t the first Black Panther to be released after decades in prison, only the most recent, and every time a political prisoner goes free it’s cause for celebration. I’m celebrating by searching for a correspondence program, or...Read more of this blog post »
This is the weirdest day in Amazon’s history. Tens of thousands of reviews on books and other products alike by multiple top ranking reviewers got deleted this afternoon in a single sweep. Top ranking, hall of fame reviewers such as Grady Harp and J. Chambers, along with many others, all fell vic...Read more of this blog post »
Auschwitz: a name that permeates world consciousness. I visited while on a trip to Krakow in southern Poland. It has become the must do excursion when you visit this lovely elegant city. Two days after our arrival we were picked up at our hotel in a minibus and along with our fellow passengers we...Read more of this blog post »
1. If you are a blogger, and a female, even if you never, ever, ever speak of your children, you will forever be known as “that mommyblogger.”
2. Stretch marks like a tiger. No, a zebra. No, a new zebra-tiger hybrid.
3. The glass ceiling is even lower for moms. You have to crouch just to fit in th...Read more of this blog post »
Just finished reading a truly Awesome book - Donners of the Dead by Karina Halle - My review on Goodreads —>http://bit.ly/NCUNwcRead more of this blog post »
“Two years ago, the aliens made contact. Now Cara Sweeney is going to be sharing a bathroom with one of them.
Handpicked to host the first-ever L’eihr exchange student, Cara thinks her future is set. Not only does she get a free ride to her dream college, she’ll have inside informatio...Read more of this blog post »
When I was teaching, I monitored a study hall. On any given day, I'd find students copying homework or a worksheet. Whe... Read more of this blog post »
It's not really important that what he/she used my funny blog post for is to give his/her fanfiction about Sonic the Hedgehog (or some such thing) a literary boost that it wouldn't have if he/she... Read more of this blog post »
Now back in the day the Catholic Church would post a list of movies that, if you saw... Read more of this blog post »
Last night on Facebook, I posted this picture of my hubby reading Mr. Good Enough. And y’all!
Y’all showed him the LOVE!
Of course, you didn’t get the running commentary. “Oh, honey, what does Maddie want to do with Trent in Ruby’s bathroom?”
“Did you mean for everything Ruby says to have a double...Read more of this blog post »
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Award-winning author David Baldacci has had his hit novel series turned into a brand new US crime drama, and we got the chance to chat to him about what to expect from the series that starts tonight. Read the full interview here.
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The answer is...sadly, no. I don't do free p... Read more of this blog post »