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Gregor Xane Gregor Xane's blog:
This novella serves as an homage and as a sequel to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World. In addition to literature's most famous detective, Doyle created an irascible beast of a manly adventurer known as Professor Challenger.

Here's how he's described in The Lost World:

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Published on December 26, 2014 04:30 • 3 views
Linda Massucci Linda Massucci's blog:
During the holiday season, people spend a lot of time & energy trying to find the perfect present or create the perfect day. Many children are hoping for that gift which, in their opinion, will make their life complete.

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Published on December 26, 2014 19:03 • 2 views
Larry Archer Larry Archer's blog:
Driving the Stripper Mobile

This 53,000 word story about Don, an ordinary guy who is down on his luck. In fact, while he was down, Lady Luck even gave him a couple of hard shots to the stomach. Dumped by his wife and fired from his job, Don is befriended by a stripper and the club owner, who feel... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 18:47 • 2 views
Melinda O'Donnell Melinda O'Donnell's blog:
Thank you to all 435! entrants for the Tale of the Moone giveaway on Goodreads. Congratulations to the winners, and happy reading!
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Published on December 26, 2014 18:47 • 2 views
John L. Monk John L. Monk's blog:

Quick reminder: if you can only purchase 1 free book before the year ends, don’t download my dumb book, pick up Dell Zero by Carol Ervin. One of the best dystopian novels I’ve ever read. You’ll be an instant fan.


Now…let’s see…what the heck is P.T. Hylton going on about this time? 500k words in a...

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Published on December 26, 2014 13:09 • 4 views
Billy Roper Billy Roper's blog:
'Wasting the Dawn', the third and final installment in the 'Hasten The Day' trilogy, is now in its final beta review period for proofreading before it is sent to the publisher. Anticipated publication date for both e-book and print paperback versions will be the first week of January.

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Published on December 26, 2014 18:43 • 8 views
Deborah Jay Deborah Jay's blog:


Here’s hoping you’ve all had a great holiday and that the New Year will bring success in all your ventures :D


Countdown Sale

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Here we are again, DESPRITE MEASURES is oncemore participating in anAmazon Countdown Sale, at 99c until New Year’s Day, although unfortunately due to the unwieldy Amazon be...

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Published on December 26, 2014 13:48 • 2 views
Kate McVaugh Kate McVaugh's blog:
Bad Accounts, my latest work, has just been published on Kindle. I'll be running a giveaway in a few days.

Top notch accountant Pia might have suspected her bosses of cooking the books, but when you’re fifty-two and jobs are scarce, it’s easy to look the other way. Or it is until you find out that... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 18:35 • 5 views
Kelley Armstrong Kelley Armstrong's blog:

Jumping ahead in the my question queue to address this one…


They are waiting to have sex :) The last chapter is a circle back to the first, where Chloe says that, after Derek runs, they’re no longer in a hurry for him to dress, and that while they aren’t having sex, there are many other things the...

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Published on December 03, 2014 05:46 • 1 view
Ryan Guy Ryan Guy's blog:
Bob Book #13

My review of The Santa Mysteries by S. William Shaw is available here. Three FREE eBook copies are up for grabs. Take a look!
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Published on December 26, 2014 18:22 • 7 views
Guilt Pleasure Guilt Pleasure's blog:

We will not be publishing CH1. We WILL be publishing Vol. 1 on our own (the ones you see are from DMI - which WE DID NOT publish. We only licensed it). Please wait for it in the early 2015 for it, as well as Vol. 2.

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Published on December 10, 2014 15:35 • 1 view
Diane Duane Diane Duane's blog:
On missing Dr. Who at Christmas

Suddenly, a big deal tonight: Not being able to watch a Dr. Who Christmas Special on Christmas. (It’s recording on the Sky box at home, but we won’t be back for days yet and it’s not the same.)m Even… Continue Reading →


The post On missing Dr. Who at Christmas appeared first on Out of Ambit.

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Published on December 25, 2014 22:01 • 1 view
Cristin Harber Cristin Harber's blog:

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Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! Did you get a new iPad, Kindle, Nook, or Kobo e-reader? Here’s an awesome chance to stuff your TBR pile full of awesome free books.


What Once Was Perfect by Zoe York

Kyle and Laney shared a perfect summer 12 years ago, and have never moved past their breakup. Now...

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Published on December 25, 2014 20:17 • 1 view
Kayla Lords Kayla Lords's blog:

The day after Christmas is good for more than leftovers and after-Christmas sales. This year, it’s also Boobday. Woohooo!!!! This month’s theme is GIFTS. Enjoy all the gifts of the season. Rawr! John Brownstone had a little hand in this one. Could this be considered ribbon bondage?


The post A Gif...

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Published on December 26, 2014 02:00 • 1 view
Karen Fyke Kirchel Karen Fyke Kirchel's blog:


20. Once upon a time, there was a Thomas named Thomas. He woke up six years old. He grew up last night in his bed. His legs grew up. His arms grew up. Even his feet grew up – but they were still there. He was turning into a man!The End.
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Published on December 26, 2014 13:55 • 3 views
Sadie S. Forsythe Sadie S. Forsythe's blog:

Strength of the PackI grabbed a copy of Kendra McKenna‘s Strength of the Packon a day it was running free from the publisher (which is a bit of a miracle since it’s normally $8.99).


Description from Goodreads:

A Marine werewolf and his commander bring legends to life while surviving combat deployment in Afghanistan....

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Published on December 26, 2014 07:27 • 2 views
Pepper Winters Pepper Winters's blog:

To celebrate Christmas, I thought I’d share the first chapter of Second Debt (Indebted #3) with you :) Please bear in mind this is subject to change, unedited, and copyright protected.



Hope you enjoy and Merry Christmas



**DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVEN’T READ INDEBTED #1 AND #2. SPOILERS**


I will repea...

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Published on December 25, 2014 21:10 • 9 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
IEET has re-published one of my more challenging stories as part of its countdown of the year's top stories: http://ieet.org/index.php/IEET/more/i...
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Published on December 26, 2014 17:37 • 6 views
Kelsey Ketch Kelsey Ketch's blog:

Books Im Looking Forward to in 2015


Welcome to the Top Ten of 2014, hosted by Reading YA Rocks, Two Chicks on Books,and Magical Urban Fantasy Reads!! Today is the Books I’m looking forward to in 2014.Here are the ones on the top of my list (in order of release):


#1:Descent (Kissed by Death #3)


Easton doesn’t believe in love. H...

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Published on December 26, 2014 03:50 • 8 views
R. Lee Smith R. Lee Smith's blog:

And a Happy New Year!

And a Happy New Year!

A real post is coming soon (after more than two months of total radio silence! What is WRONG with me???), but I just wanted to break from all the family stuff going on here at Casa Smith and wish my readers a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Joyous Winter Solstice, Happy Kwa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 09:49 • 9 views
Michelle Hughes Michelle Hughes's blog:
Who doesn't love Amazon and giftcards? With the Tears of Crimson debut, we are offering one lucky winner a $100 Giftcard. Join us for the release of the New Orleans Vampire Bar series, and get ready to surrender to the night!

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Published on December 26, 2014 17:10 • 8 views
Mitch Albom Mitch Albom's blog:
from The First Phone Call from Heaven #everydaymiracles


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Published on December 26, 2014 08:47 • 2 views
Christine Gail Garcia Christine Gail Garcia's blog:
There I was sitting out in my back yard enjoying my time with God, and my husband came and told me something and I let it shatter my peace. I started thanking God for everything He has given me, but I let the unanswered questions bring me worry, which brings stress, which tightens my chest and br... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 17:04 • 4 views
Erica Crouch Erica Crouch's blog:

Another year has come and (basically) gone, and it’s been as crazy/fun as the last! This year was officially my second year in publishing, and I’ve had a lot of milestones. And as I sit here, staring the beginning of 2015 right in the nose, I wanted to take a look back at everything big […]


The po...

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Published on December 26, 2014 07:55 • 6 views
Eric Flint Eric Flint's blog:

Into The Maelstrom – Snippet 24


Hawthorn had spent the last decade keeping his own council in the back of beyond so was unlikely to become indiscrete now. He had never cared enough for money to bother stealing any. Indeed, he rarely got around to spending the modest investment income he had inher...

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Published on December 25, 2014 21:00 • 1 view
Dahlia Adler Dahlia Adler's blog:

So, this is a thing I do every year because I compose a lot of thoughts and rants and have a lot of semipiphanies and basically my head is a busy place. I was actually gonna skip it this year, because my schedule is a busy place too, but my year’s been pretty marked by prioritizing the wrong thin...

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Published on December 26, 2014 10:43 • 6 views
Kevin  Brennan Kevin Brennan's blog:
We’re all adults here. Let’s face it: most of us are going to have a really crappy weekend getting ready for the big day. If you have to leave your … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 20, 2014 07:29 • 5 views
Collette Cameron Collette Cameron's blog:

No Fanciful and Fabulous Five-Line Friday so you and I can spend the holidays enjoying friends and family. My oldest boy is home from New Jersey for just four days, so I want to spend as much time with him as possible. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 00:30 • 4 views
Emily Tilton Emily Tilton's blog:
I'm re-running the stories that serve as deep background forEXPLORATIONS. The story continues fromthis post, last week.
-----We walked from Grand Central to the Waldorf. I felt like I wasn't walking but rather floating on a cloud of arousal, even though we couldn't really hold hands very much bec... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 06:00 • 4 views
Tre Miller Rodriguez Tre Miller Rodriguez's blog:


48 hours of Friendsmas with the Boys (Chelsea, NYC)

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Published on December 26, 2014 10:39 • 3 views
Patricia Hamill Patricia Hamill's blog:



Everywhere the Road Ends (The Traveler of Ord #2)Today's review is for Everywhere the Road Ends by Scott McCloskey. This was an exciting opportunity for me, because I simply loved the first in the series. I was lucky to have been provided both books from the author for review.

Anyway, continue on to the post at Pure Textuality for my review. Wh...
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Published on December 26, 2014 16:28 • 28 views
Sarah Daltry Sarah Daltry's blog:

For a very limited time (running through the beginning of 2015 only with no additional plans for sales again anytime soon), several of Sarah’s titles are on sale for .99 each in ebook! In addition, you can get a couple in audiobook and all titles are available in paperback as well.


Backward Compat...

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Published on December 25, 2014 16:16 • 5 views
Daryl Hajek Daryl Hajek's blog:
"Blood Blossom" is listed in the Dec. 22, 2014 issue of Publishers Weekly. :-)
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Published on December 26, 2014 16:20 • 4 views
Dorothy Wiley Dorothy Wiley's blog:
My fondest Christmas memory this year will be piling the grand-kids and our Boxer in our Gator and taking them up to the front of our ranch to let the kids see our lights from a distance. My husband puts up a huge star at the top of our flagpole with lights trailing down from the top. At night, i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 16:17 • 4 views
Soman Chainani Soman Chainani's blog:


Holiday SCHOOL FOR GOOD & EVIL Fanart by a reader named Daisy, featuring Sophie, Agatha, Tedros, and the School Master.


Gah. Gorgeous.

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Published on December 26, 2014 06:46 • 6 views
Isabel Morin Isabel Morin's blog:
Bacon Candy


If you like bacon, those are the only two words you need to know. I made this yesterday for our family gathering and I nearly ate the entire pound of bacon. Everyone else seemed to like it, too. I worked a lot harder on a pear tart that wasn't nearly as delightful.

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Published on December 26, 2014 08:01 • 6 views
A.G. Moye A.G. Moye's blog:

Echoes Banner Donna thought there was something wrong with her. That she was suffering from a mental illness that has caused her husband to despise her, distance himself from her, and cheat on her. She blames herself for the desolate, miserable thing that is her marriage and her life. Then she comes across a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 05:00 • 4 views
Mariachiara Cabrini Mariachiara Cabrini's blog:

Qualche tempo fa vi avevo anticipato che avevo ricevuto ottime notizie. Ebbene ora posso rivelarvi che un mio romanzo sarà pubblicato l’anno prossimo, probabilmentea fine Marzo, nella collana digitale di Harlquin, e si intitolerà LIE FOR ME.


Il libro sarà in ITALIANO e ambientato in ITALIA perciò,...

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Published on December 26, 2014 04:41 • 4 views
Sara Raasch Sara Raasch's blog:

Thank you so much!! Well, I’ll be giving away ARCs as soon as I get them, so hopefully you won’t have to wait too long :D

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Published on December 26, 2014 15:52 • 4 views
Heather Gunter Heather Gunter's blog:




Title: Striving for AcceptanceSeries: Striving #3Author: B.L. MooneyRelease Date: 26 December, 2014

Third in the Striving Series, but can be read alone.

We all want to feel accepted, but sometimes we do unacceptable things. When we push it too far and do the unforgivable, are we still allowed t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 03:30 • 5 views
Jess Steven Hughes Jess Steven Hughes's blog:
COMING IN 2015! THE SIGN OF THE EAGLE PART 1 & 2, the exciting prequels to my action/packed historical set in ancient Rome, THE SIGN OF THE EAGLE. This is the story of the legendary Celtic British King, Caratacus, who the Romans when they invaded Britain in 43 A.D. Part 1 deals with his life... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 15:56 • 1 view
Michal  Mahgerefteh Michal Mahgerefteh's blog:
Some of my artist friends are obsessed with LIKE and Comments they make and receive on their social media pages. The number of followers is also extremely important. I must admit that I recently came across an artist exhibition guidelines with a request to note the number of followers I have on m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 15:56 • 35 views
Joanna Chambers Joanna Chambers's blog:

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2014 has been a pretty good writing and publishing year for me. I published two novels, two novellas and a (very short) short this year which is a pretty good output for me given my work and family commitments.


The stories were:



Enlightened, the finalnovel in my Enlightenment trilogy (my most amb... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 10:00 • 11 views
Tamara Hoffa Tamara Hoffa's blog:

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So your stockings were stuffed, your tummies are stuffed,


hopefully your hearts are also stuffed with joy!


What should your Kindle (or Nook) be stuffed with?


I could be a greedy Grinch and list all my books and just ell you to please, please buy my books! (insert pitiful face here)


But, truly tha...

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Published on December 25, 2014 23:00 • 6 views
S.P. Wayne S.P. Wayne's blog:


MERRY CHRISTMAS and other assorted things; i swear I’m not dead and exciting things are on the very precipice of happening.

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