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Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen's blog:

This I found in a Quora forum on prepaid meals in China:


We’ve actually experimented with prepaid vs postpaid meals in our restaurant. The verdict? Upfront payment increased table turnover by over 80%.


The difference is that customers who haven’t paid can justify their occupation of a table. They...

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Published on September 16, 2014 12:31 • 1 view
Adam Graham Adam Graham's blog:
Captain America CorpsCaptain America Corps by Roger Stern

My rating: 2 of 5 stars


The idea behind the book could work: Bringing together the World War II Captain America Steve Rogers, the then-modern day Captain America Bucky Barnes, former Captain America US Agent, the MC2 Universe Character American Dream, and Comma... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 19:05 • 5 views
Livia Llewellyn Livia Llewellyn's blog:

I’ve been horribly lax in blogging, but I’ve been horrifically busy. It’s all good, though. It’s all good.







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Published on September 16, 2014 17:20 • 1 view
Jennifer L. Armentrout Jennifer L. Armentrout's blog:

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We’re one week out to the release of Stay With Me!


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Don’t forget, if you pre order Stay With Me, you will receive a very sweet and very sexy Cam and Avery bonus scene. All you have to do is go HERE to make sure you get the scene. For more info on the bonus scene, you can g...

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Published on September 16, 2014 08:37 • 5 views
Darynda Jones Darynda Jones's blog:

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Darynda Jones revisits the sexy, suspenseful world of supernatural shenanigans she created in her Grave series with For I Have Sinned.For I have sinned Angle 18



In this Charley Davidson story, Charley helps a woman find out how she died and gives her the closure she needs to pass through to the other side.



Read NOW!


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Published on September 16, 2014 06:55 • 3 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
I just discovered this interesting Motherboard article that partially discusses my recent artificial heart article and brings up some interesting issues for #women: http://motherboard.vice.com/en_au/rea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 18:52 • 4 views
Rachel Aaron Rachel Aaron's blog:
I know I promised not to talk about the Hachette/Amazon thing ever again, but it just keeps dragging on and on, and when things drag on and on, ugly things get exposed. The latest of these is a letterto the Amazon Board of Directors from Authors United, a group of authors who've banded together t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 07:54 • 1 view
Rebecca Mildren Rebecca Mildren's blog:
I found this blurb in my Facebook notes, dated 3 May 2012, which was very soon after we arrived back in the US from Israel. A fun walk down memory lane for me. Not sure that I've progressed all that much with my repatriation -- I avoid Starbucks like the plague -- but I do own a vehicle now, and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 18:40 • 8 views
Selena Blake Selena Blake's blog:


Couple in hug watching together sunrise over Red Sea in Egypt


So when I attended the Authors After Dark conference in August, I discussed what I write with a few different folks. It’s a topic that comes up frequently at events like these and in an effort to get to the point and save time I have a few standard, elevator pitch style answers prepared.


When I...

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Published on September 16, 2014 03:00 • 3 views
Brian Rosenberger Brian Rosenberger's blog:
My very first poetry chapbook published in 2005 is now available as a free ebook on Goodreads. Check it out. What's it about? Read the blurbs.

"Better than the best 'splatter' films, Rosenberger's poetry will make you laugh and hurl... and think. "Poems That Go SPLAT" is far more than just a poet... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 18:32 • 9 views
Rachel Neumeier Rachel Neumeier's blog:

Is it just me, or is this internet quiz that purports to be able to “tell who you are in 20 questions” roughly the most inaccurate quiz ever designed by anyone ever?


I saw a link somewhere or other and zipped through the questions and . . . well, I do have brown hair. If you call “so dark it’s nea...

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Published on September 16, 2014 10:08 • 2 views
Andry Chang Andry Chang's blog:
The young Erwin Smith is a rising star in the Survey Corps, humanity's
only hope of defeating the man-eating monsters known as Titans. Ruthless
and dispassionate, Erwin's mind is devoted to strategies and intrigue.
But beneath Erwin's feet is another world, the "Underground," where
humans are bor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 21:20 • 8 views
Frank Byrns Frank Byrns's blog:
Contest time!

Want to see your name in the next Adonis Morgan story?

The first twenty people to send me (frankbyrns@hotmail.com) proof of purchase for Adonis Morgan: Nobody Special -- available now at Amazon and other places fine books are sold! -- will be entered into a drawing to have a charact... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 18:22 • 21 views
Amy Lane Amy Lane's blog:
I love Yaoi-Con.
Unequivocally, and without reservation.
This was my fourth YC-- and the first one was literally weeks after I'd been pulled out of my classroom. In fact, it was one of the things that kept me from just falling apart. It was my first convention with Dreamspinner Press, and I had to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 15, 2014 18:23 • 9 views
Kathleen O'Neal Gear Kathleen O'Neal Gear's blog:

Congressional staffer Brent Budowsky argued in an article in The Hill that it is “highly probable” ISIS will obtain nuclear, chemical, biological or other weapons of mass death to use in attacks against the United States. Four-star general John Allen put it even more bluntly, “World War III is at...

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Published on September 15, 2014 19:58 • 1 view
Eric James-Olson Eric James-Olson's blog:
Hey Folks,

For all of you out there interested in my fiction, my books can be borrowed free from Amazon. It's through the KindleUnlimited program which is now offering a free 30 day trial (US ONLY). Don't know much about the program? Check out this link:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.htm...

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Published on September 16, 2014 18:15 • 47 views
John C. Maxwell John C. Maxwell's blog:
Where do dreams come from? What does dreaming do for a leader? How can I verify whether my dream is a worthwhile vision or a fictitious fantasy?Let’s begin to investigate these questions by defining what we mean by a dream. A dream is an inspiring picture of the future that energizes your mind, w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 08:09 • 26 views
Eve Langlais Eve Langlais's blog:

Everett made it to the fourth round in All Romance’s Hottest Hero contest! (Fist pump). But is he hunky enough to make it to the next round? If yes, then please vote.


This week, he’s sent a sexy note to his love along with his idea of a romantic meal.


You’re Invited…

Little Doe, meet me in the backy...

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Published on September 16, 2014 13:40 • 12 views
Amy K.  McClung Amy K. McClung's blog:
**Attention** I need 4-5 beta readers/reviewers for The Shimmering Pool (Crispin Sinclair Chronicles Book 1)
1. You must have a Kindle email address (I'll tell you how to find it if you don't know)
2. I need it read and reviewed by release date (10/3), it will be sent out this weekend giving 2 week... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 18:01 • 2 views
Eden Winters Eden Winters's blog:
I'd just like to take a moment to apologize to the fans of the Diversion series for the delay in the fourth installment, Manipulation.

As you can imagine, with each book Bo and Lucky dig deeper into their cases, and as such, Manipulation required a lot of research. A LOT of research. Everything fr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 15:45 • 9 views
Roxanne Hsu Feldman Roxanne Hsu Feldman's blog:

10 titles are on this list. Which five will advance to be the finalists? Let the speculation begin! We have a whole month to read and compare.


A few initial observations. As it stands now, the real firmly trumps the fantastic. The ten titles are from six publishing houses no stranger to awards an...

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Published on September 15, 2014 20:02 • 1 view
Kieran Scott Kieran Scott's blog:


OMG YOU GUYS! COMPLETE NOTHING HITS STORES TWO WEEKS FROM TODAY! #newboom #truelovetrilogy #completenothing

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Published on September 16, 2014 14:32 • 2 views
The Onion The Onion's blog:
Clothing retailer Urban Outfitters faced tremendous backlash and subsequently apologized for briefly selling a sweatshirt featuring blood-like red splatters over insignia for Kent State University, the site of the deadly 1970 shooting of four student prot...






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Published on September 16, 2014 12:41 • 1 view
Zetta Elliott Zetta Elliott's blog:

black-youth-matter-featuredScorpios aren’t keen on collaboration, but I feel so honored to be partnering with Maya Gonzalez on a new project: Kid Lit EQUALITY. This was a very stressful summer, and it was frustrating to hear silence from so-called allies in the kid lit community as the crisis unfolded in Ferguson, MO after...

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Published on September 16, 2014 06:58 • 1 view
Peter V. Brett Peter V. Brett's blog:


This is one of the most unique and detailed pieces of fan art I’ve seen. Check out what Thom’s interpretation of Leesha, Rojer, Renna and Arlen fighting off masses of demons after nightfall.


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Truly epic. I love how each character is so carefully realized in this picture. And those demons are awe...

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Published on September 16, 2014 06:30 • 9 views
Beverley Kendall Beverley Kendall's blog:

I am so thrilled to be a part of SEVEN WICKED NIGHTS, a new historical boxed set that released this week. Just look at the other contributing authors- I am fangirling all over the place! How did I get to be so lucky? Even the first lines these ladies craft are captivating. Notice how well the ope...

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Published on September 16, 2014 09:59 • 8 views
Thomas L. Friedman Thomas L. Friedman's blog:
Let’s ponder a few important questions about ISIS and the Arab world. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 16, 2014 17:52 • 2 views
Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce's blog:

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Frostpine
Numair
Shinko
Sandry
Kel
Jon
Farmer
Aly
Lalasa
Kyprioth
Uusoae
Rosethorn

We also have George’s up and ready to go in the queue. The face posts can sometimes take a while, so it might be a bit before you see some of these, but hopefully the bolded ones, which are closest to being do...

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Published on September 16, 2014 16:41 • 26 views
J.L. Merrow J.L. Merrow's blog:

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Less than a month now until Raising the Rent hits the virtual shelves, and we already have this lovely review from Katinka of Boys in Our Books:

If you figure that very little can go wrong with a May-December romance between a rent boy and his client who one day turns out to be – sensation and...

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Published on September 16, 2014 01:06 • 10 views
Paul Elard Cooley Paul Elard Cooley's blog:

The Black E-book CoverAfter months of hard work and frantic insanity, it’s finally here.The Black will be released September 16, 2014 in e-book on Amazon and in paperback sometime next week. For now, here’s the cover and the blurb. Hope you’re looking forward to reading it. Thank you Severed Press for making all this...

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Published on September 15, 2014 18:40 • 8 views
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