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Marshall Ryan Maresca Marshall Ryan Maresca's blog:
Over at SFSignal, I contributed to theMind Meld on Obscure Books, where I talk about Arthur Byron Cover's Planetfall . One thing I don't mention over there is the very important thing Planetfall did for me as a reader, and as a result, a writer.The main character of the book Planetfall is Lt. Hom... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 08:29 • 1 view
Ian  Lewis Ian Lewis's blog:
If you've been reading, you know that the Driver is a recurring character in the world of Ian Lewis Fiction. However, the Driver's stories to date don't always permit a black and white reading of this world because they are told in first person. Case in point: The Camaro Murders is composed of fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 20:31 • 3 views
Pawl Schwartz Pawl Schwartz's blog:


Oh herro lap dini #blackcats #soggybottoms

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Published on August 30, 2015 19:07 • 1 view
James Garside James Garside's blog:

Here are the top 10 reasons why people will read anything on the net so long as it’s a list: http://bit.ly/tcTuW0


Please take all of your list posts, cat pictures and internet memes and post them where the sun don’t shine.


I’m a part-time seeker of truth and a full-time grumpy arse.


GET OFF OF MY LA...

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Published on August 31, 2015 06:30 • 9 views
Fiona Staples Fiona Staples's blog:
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Published on August 31, 2015 08:29 • 1 view
Andrea N. Carr Andrea N. Carr's blog:
Heart disease, is
the number one killer of women.
Thank you lifescript for this article.
Clearly, it got home for me…

Continue reading

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Published on August 29, 2015 09:26 • 15 views
Claire M. Banschbach Claire M. Banschbach's blog:
Howdy! Today I’m excited to help out author friend, Kendra Ardnek, with the blog tour for her new releaseWater Princess, Fire Prince! I’m in the process of reading it right now (and yes, Kendra, I will have it finished in … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 07:09 • 1 view
Juliette Cross Juliette Cross's blog:
Yes! A big thank you to my publisher, Kensington, for this first ever sale of WINDBURN. Lorian Nightwing happens to be the baddest boy of the clan if you care to meet him. I've included a little teaser snippet for you below. Picture TEASER EXCERPT: I sensed Lorian behind me. Only one man packed that ki... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 03:55 • 6 views
Sarina Bowen Sarina Bowen's blog:

Good news! This weekend I finished the first draft of the next Ivy Years novel. And my friends in The Locker Room on Facebook helped me choose a new "win song" for the Harkness men's Hockey team. So I promised to post a brand new teaser excerpt! So, without further ado, I give you DJ and Lianne....

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Published on August 31, 2015 04:32 • 5 views
Sarah  Elizabeth Sarah Elizabeth's blog:




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Trust me, baby. I’m a creep.

a mix for Sundays.


Faunts - Das Malefitz

Silversun Pickups - Dream At Tempo 119

When In Rome - The Promise

Peter Bjorn and John - Up Against the Wall

Arcade Fire - Deep Blue

Peace - Lovesick

New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

Deptford Goth - Bronze...

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Published on August 30, 2015 18:30 • 2 views
John G. Messerly John G. Messerly's blog:

Swarthmore College Professor Barry Schwartz just published an op-ed inThe New York Times, “Rethinking Work.” The essay begins by noting that a “survey last year found that almost 90 percent of workers were either “not engaged” with or “actively disengaged” from their jobs.” So 9 out of 10 “worker...

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Published on August 31, 2015 17:12 • 6 views
Alexandra Bogdanovic Alexandra Bogdanovic's blog:
descriptionAs a wise man once told me, we all have choices. And as I continue to write a book based on my father's life, I can't help but wonder about his choices.
He wasn't the only one who was forced to flee his country as a political refugee. Why did he hang on to the past when his friends decided to move... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 20:01 • 26 views
A. Russo A. Russo's blog:
I finally decided to attempt to look, I don't know, official or something. So now I have a lovely website of my own, which you can visit here.

It's probably going to evolve some in the future, and eventually (hopefully) I will be able to put up freebies and other fun stuff.

Soon 's I come up with f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 19:29 • 1 view
Keanan Brand Keanan Brand's blog:

TheStarsWereRightThe Stars Were Right by K.M. Alexander is a space opera, fantasy, street-gritty noir, crazed-villain sort of yarn set in the far future but filled with analog tech alongside gleaming splendor, and non-humanoid races mingling with humans in the many-leveled city of Lovat.


Waldo Bell is a caravan ma...

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Published on August 31, 2015 07:00 • 5 views
David Michie David Michie's blog:

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The most obvious problem with claiming that mind and brain are the same is the lack of an explanation as to how consciousness can arise from matter. In the past, some scientists adopted the denial strategy, saying that mind and consciousness didn’t actually exist. The American behaviourist B.F...

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Published on August 31, 2015 16:57 • 6 views
Amity Cross Amity Cross's blog:
3.5_Spike_ebookSpike(#3.5 The Beat and The Pulse)

Release: October 5th 2015

Renee “Ren” Miller finally has everything she ever dreamed of. For the first time in her life, everything is perfect and she doesn’t want to change a thing. Ash “Maverick” Fuller can’t help but feel that something is missing from his... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 16:16 • 3 views
Laura  Perry Laura Perry's blog:
About 16 years ago, when I was organizing a 'new millennium' community ritual through the Goddess 2000 Project, I happened upon a story called the Allegory of the Long Spoons. I used it to introduce that community ritual, and in the years since then I've told it a number of times to small and lar... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 14:44 • 10 views
Bethany-Kris Bethany-Kris's blog:
I wrote 2 novels in less than 60 days.

Yes, you read that correctly. There's no gimmick or haha about it. These novels were not short little tales, but actual full-length novels that literally ATE days of my life away (more on this below). One was 89k, the next, about 92k. They were the first two... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 00:30 • 10 views
Lisa Shea Lisa Shea's blog:

A fantastic day. Published my first Art Mystery book, cleaned more of the kitchen, and spent time with James. Meditating on gratitude. Join me! #namaste


The post appeared first on Lisa Shea Blog.

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Published on August 30, 2015 19:05 • 4 views
Charity Bishop Charity Bishop's blog:

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Obscure spoilers for the series finale. You were warned.


In The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis approaches the idea of transformation through individuals given a chance to escape their dreary world for one day and dwell on the outskirts of a higher plain. Some of them retreat back to the bus, to retu...

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Published on August 31, 2015 16:48 • 6 views
Rukhsana Khan Rukhsana Khan's blog:

I’m sorry for taking so long to do a blog post. I’ve been away on vacation and it’s been so overwhelming catching up upon my return that it’s taken me a while.


It’s like I’m digesting all the things I saw in Spain and Portugal, all the ideas that percolated through the sand in my mind to be refine...

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Published on August 31, 2015 12:58 • 5 views
Angela Meyer Angela Meyer's blog:

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Two days agoI did something that terrified me. I joined the open mic at a reading where everyone in the room was starkers. Krissy Kneen, a friend and an author I’ve long admired, was the feature reader. I was one of the last to get up on the open mic—everyone was being so brave, reading about...

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Published on August 30, 2015 21:33 • 5 views
Lisa Shearin Lisa Shearin's blog:
I’ve got enough written on the new Raine Benares book — Wedding Bells, Magic Spells — that I’ve decided to start up Snippet Mondays again. Here’s the first snippet . . . Hope you enjoy it! When we left the morgue, I almost had to run to keep up with Phaelan. “Death curse?” He […]
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Published on August 31, 2015 07:26 • 5 views
Mina Lobo Mina Lobo's blog:
My son (aka Balthazar, the Kid) tapped on my bedroom door.

Me, looking up from my sprawled position on my bed: Oh, hey Kid. How long've you been up?

Balthy: An hour.

Me, surprised: Yeah? I haven't heard you. Whatcha been doin'?

B, shrugging: Avoiding responsibility.

Me, having lost an afternoon binge... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 30, 2015 21:00 • 5 views
Bryan Caplan Bryan Caplan's blog:
Whenever a new semester begins, I thank the universe for good students. Good students have four key traits:
First, good students genuinely want to learn. They don't study material
merely because they see it on the syllabus or expect it on the test.

Second,
good students fight the natural human tend...
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Published on August 31, 2015 19:05 • 3 views
Dan Miller Dan Miller's blog:
Over the weekend I read several interesting pieces related to the issues we see at 48 Days. I’m including a few here with questions for you to respond to: A new study from Pew Research Center found that 61% of 19-34 yr olds get their political news from Facebook, whereas only 19% look to local or... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 08:23 • 3 views
Peter  Grant Peter Grant's blog:

Two men went fishing on the Black Warrior River in Alabama over the weekend. What they caught wasn't what they expected.





Who the hell would be so cruel as to abandon kittens in a place like that? I hope their rescuers took care of them, and found them new homes.

Peter

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Published on August 31, 2015 18:28 • 5 views
Ginger Ring Ginger Ring's blog:

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Crawley Creek Series


By: Lori King



In a small town in North Dakota there resides a family of misfits on the Crawley Creek Ranch. Brought together by hardship, and heartache they’ve bonded without blood ties, and seek to help others. Four brothers who’ve walked both sides of the line, and come ou...

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Published on August 31, 2015 05:09 • 6 views
L.B. Gregg L.B. Gregg's blog:
Part of a three blog series today with my pal Josh Lanyon.

Continuing our THIS IS NOT YOUR MOTHER’S PUBLISHING CAREER conversation over at LoveBytes….


To recap we were talking about the issue of Discoverability, which leads us to:
Promotion
Orange you glad it's a Lanyon?L.B. - “I’m not good at prom... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 01:00 • 4 views
Lea Beall Lea Beall's blog:
There's a book giveaway coming up for "The Stinkaroo Dog and the Forbidden Portal" here on goodreads.com. It starts Sept. 6 and goes through Sept.15.
You can enter for a chance to win one of ten books.
Readers will enjoy this book if they like dogs, country family living, Tennessee, or humorous sto... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 18:56 • 9 views
Cardyn Brooks Cardyn Brooks's blog:
church ambush in S.C.
on-air ambush in V.A.
gas station ambush in T.X.
species: noun; a group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. The species is the principal natural taxonomic unit, ranking below a genus and denoted by a Latin binom... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 07:58 • 5 views
Cathy Lamb Cathy Lamb's blog:

Friends,


I am asked to review many books, stacks of books, by publishing houses and by other authors.


Rainy Day Sisters, by Kate Hewitt, truly, is in the top three I’ve read. I loved it. I related to it. I laughed and even teared up a bit.


Two half sisters who hardly know each other. A charming coas...

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Published on August 31, 2015 10:00 • 1 view
Øyvind Holen Øyvind Holen's blog:

Etter fredagensPyton-bonanzablir det Pyton-mandagpå bloggen så lenge arkivet holder.

Først ut: I 1997 syntes Bladkompaniet det var en bedre idé å gi ut album med Frode Øverli-serien Deep Shit Junkies istedenfor Pondus. Jeg var uenig.

Klikk på bildet for større versjon. Mer om Pyton her, her og he...

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Published on August 30, 2015 23:00 • 4 views
Garry Rogers Garry Rogers's blog:
“It is springtime here in Mount Waverley, close to the Reserve. The air is filled all day with the anguished squawks of smaller birds vainly trying to divert enormous crows from taking babies from their nests. Pairs of noisy miners … Continue reading

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Published on August 30, 2015 19:05 • 4 views
Auden Johnson Auden Johnson's blog:

Pokemon, the game, came to mind for some reason. I know, total nerd moment. Thank Nintendo for bringingPokemon to the near-front of my mind. Well, in gaming, you unlock new abilities when you level up. The post is gonna be extra nerdy. You have been warned ;)

Your magic user will do some leveling... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 06:58 • 3 views
Garrison Kelly Garrison Kelly's blog:
***PET NAMES***

When going to the Humane Society to adopt a pet, there are certain things a future animal owner looks for. Sometimes age plays a factor. Species is another important one. Friendliness with other animals is a must. But did you ever figure that an animal’s given name would have any e... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 18:36 • 11 views
Krystine Kercher Krystine Kercher's blog:
I got up for a drink of water in the middle of the night, and saw that scribbled note again, hanging on the side of the fridge. My daughter Maria wrote it months ago on a scrapof lined note paper, in green and blue marker. The note says: “You are strong. You are loved.” I realized all over again... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 04:15 • 5 views
J.T. Hall J.T. Hall's blog:

Hey, just wanted to shout in glee that I was included in Love Bytes Reviews poll for best reviews of the week!


Check it out, and hey, vote if you like. I’m pretty excited just to appear on the list.


http://lovebytesreviews.com/2015/08/30/book-of-the-week-poll-august-22nd-28th-2015/


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Published on August 31, 2015 12:31 • 7 views
Chloe Caldwell Chloe Caldwell's blog:

I found this video on my old computer and it made me laugh. It’s from 2009 at The Strand. My friend Skye and I were hyper as shit. I was visiting from Seattle where I was living, so was happy to be in NYC. This was our friend Trevor Harran. I like how he says, “I know all the same deals that you...

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Published on August 31, 2015 11:39 • 6 views
Kelly  Jensen Kelly Jensen's blog:

september ya reads radar



One of the most popular posts I do over at Book Riot is the round-up of upcoming YA fiction titles, and one of the most popular questions I seem to get on Twitter and in my inboxes is “what should I be looking out for in YA?” For a lot of readers, especially those who work with teens either in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 30, 2015 23:00 • 15 views
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