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Noelle Ryan Noelle Ryan's blog:
After a long hiatus (getting pregnant and figuring out how to be a mom distracted from writing for a while), The Valkanas Stories are getting ready for their next addition: Burn Burn (The Valkanas Stories, #2) by Noelle Ryan

Burn is now available for preorder on Amazon and will be released at the end of February.

Mirror, meanwhile, underwent... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 06:29 • 1 view
Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen's blog:

This is from Karen Dawisha’s more-important-than-ever Putin’s Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?:


When the economy almost collapsed in 2008, the Russian government bailed out state-supported banks first, to the tune of 5 trillion rubles (approximately $230 billion), in a move which government minister...

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M.J. Scott M.J. Scott's blog:
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Leonard Makin Leonard Makin's blog:
Dickens's will has just been published online
and appears to prove the theory that he had
a long-standing affair with the young actress Nelly Ternan. He left £1000 to her
in his will, a huge amount at that time.
He did leave £8000 to his sons, and asked
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Published on December 27, 2014 06:06 • 20 views
Vanessa Kings Vanessa Kings's blog:
Chronicles of the Nocturnal Forest is now available at Amazon.com and Kindle. Both paperback and eBook editions

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Published on December 27, 2014 06:01 • 20 views
Maria Savva Maria Savva's blog:
Reflections has been nominated in the Preditors and Editors poll in the category of best anthology of 2014.





If you enjoyed the book, please vote for it in the poll. It's very easy to vote. Just follow this link: http://critters.org/predpoll/antho.shtml

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Sue  Brown Sue Brown's blog:
Hello all,

A very belated Merry Christmas to you all. I'm sorry for falling behind again, but I had flu - the stay in bed and don't get up flu. Then my kids got it. I still can't drink coffee and believe me, that is hard *sob*, But we are germ free and very relaxed for Christmas.

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Published on December 26, 2014 09:32 • 1 view
Tim Challies Tim Challies's blog:

Here are today’s Kindle deals: I Am a Church Member by Thom Rainer ($2.99); Evangelism Handbook by Alvin Reid ($0.99); Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart by J.D. Greear ($2.99). Those who enjoy military books may want to click here and scroll down for a list of popular ones at $1.99each.


We all kno...

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Published on December 27, 2014 04:16 • 6 views
Max Cummings Max Cummings's blog:
Yes, you read right! ALL of my books are available FREE...ONLY ON SMASHWORDS.com!!!

https://www.smashwords.com/profile/vi...
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Published on December 27, 2014 05:40 • 5 views
Glen Ebisch Glen Ebisch's blog:
Tana French and Louise Penny are, in my opinion,the two mystery writers working today who have the most sophisticated literary style. French has even said that she wrote her first novel as literary fiction and was surprised to see it categorized and marketed as a mystery. Also, like Penny, French... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 05:29 • 6 views
R.J. Scott R.J. Scott's blog:
I run a group on Facebook for RJ Scott fans who want to chat and post and ask questions. I post excerpts, teasers, cover art, polls on what to write next... you name it and I post it. :)
I ran a quiz this year just for these friends and fans asking four pretty tricky questions based around four o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 05:42 • 1 view
Amber Kell Amber Kell's blog:

Hey, wow. Hope everyone out there had a fabulous Christmas! Here in California Christmas Eve was a little warm AS USUAL and somehow that makes it a little harder to get into Christmas. Our family always watches The Muppet Christmas Carol to get into the spirit last thing on Christmas Eve. Even th...

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Published on December 27, 2014 00:00 • 5 views
L. Shelby L. Shelby's blog:

I think I’m supposed to be saying something Christmasy right now. So Happy Holidays everyone!


We don’t do a lot of celebrating at our house, just because we’re not into making a big fuss. But I always enjoy having my family around and getting to spend time with them, and the presents are apprecia...

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Published on December 26, 2014 08:25 • 3 views
Martin Edwards Martin Edwards's blog:
Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death aired on Sky 1 this evening,with Ashley Jensen playing the eponymous Agatha. It was based on the book of the same name written by M.C. Beaton, a prolific and extremely popular author of light mysteries. She also created Hamish Macbeth, who made the transition... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 15:09 • 1 view
Eve Langlais Eve Langlais's blog:
Ho! Ho! Ho!

Hello EveL Minions and Awesome Readers,


I wanted to give you a quick shout out and say Merry Freakn’ Christmas. My fans are some of the most awesome people in the world. Seriously.


2014 was a busy year for me. Not only did I write a lot of books, I hit a few romance conventions where I g...

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Published on December 26, 2014 06:23 • 8 views
Luke Phillips Luke Phillips's blog:
When I started research for Shadow Beast, my first source of information was some of the many dedicated groups around the country that collected the sightings reports of mysterious big cats.

Officially, the UK has only one resident species of fantastic feline - the Scottish Wildcat. So the 2,000... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 05:12 • 5 views
Tina Donahue Tina Donahue's blog:

Adored was my first erotic romance and it’s always held a special place in my heart.


FB ad for Adored 12 21 2014


AmazonB&NEllora’s Cave


Blurb:


A shameless fantasy come true…


When tall, dark and delicious Adam Farrell crosses Danni’s radar at a trade show in Vegas, it’s not lust at first sight. He’s been the star...

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Published on December 27, 2014 00:00 • 5 views
Aleksandra Galert Aleksandra Galert's blog:
Once upon a time there was an Angel on the top of a Christmas Tree. She was wearing a white dress and its long, blond hair were shining in the Christmas lights. The Angel liked to dance and throw colorful sparks into the air. She was so happy to see all the family of the house smiling and prepari... Read more of this blog post »
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Tymber Dalton Tymber Dalton's blog:

The history of the Hitachi Magic Wand vibrator, both a personal favorite of mine and a nifty little device that’s made its way into several of my books. LOL


http://www.engadget.com/2014/08/27/history-of-the-hitachi-magic-wand

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Published on December 26, 2014 13:08 • 5 views
Marly Youmans Marly Youmans's blog:
Yolanda Sharpe
Watercolor by a local friend--
soprano, painter, SUNY-Oneonta professor in studio art.
Blue, Red, and Yellow, 26 by 40 inches, watercolor on paper, 2014



And words by another friend--nihongan painter Makoto Fujimura, founder of International Arts Movement and The Fujimura Institute:




The... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 06:38 • 1 view
Jeff Lemire Jeff Lemire's blog:
DESCENDER #1
STORY: JEFF LEMIRE
ART / COVER: DUSTIN NGUYEN
MARCH 4 / 40 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
One young robot's struggle to stay alive in a universe where all androids have been outlawed and bounty hunters lurk on every planet.
A rip-roaring and heart-felt cosmic odyssey that pits humanity against m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 17:14 • 6 views
Clare London Clare London's blog:
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Have you checked out Prism Book Alliance's 'Outside the Margins' section yet? I'm one of the group of fabulous authors who blog monthly about writing, books, life and whatever takes our fancy!

Please drop in at my December post HERE , where I talk about WHEN THREE IS BETTER THAN TWO - i.e. the tr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 04:19 • 8 views
Alma Alexander Alma Alexander's blog:

An author’s year of reading “literature”

'Lterature' The writer, at the Lord Dudley in Woollahra, with a selection of the books he has pored over. Photo: James Brickwood


It seemed such a simple idea. author Keith Austin writes: “spend 2014 reading nothing but literature. Not mere ‘books’, you understand; l...

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Published on December 26, 2014 12:53 • 2 views
Jenny Han Jenny Han's blog:
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Published on December 26, 2014 21:11 • 6 views
John Green John Green's blog:

In which Hank discusses this roller coaster of a year we've had. I hope everyone's having a happy holiday...here's the playlist:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...

And here's SciShow's Science Superlatives:
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Published on December 26, 2014 18:24 • 12 views
Anne Brooke Anne Brooke's blog:
Until tomorrow, Tales from the Typeface - a Secretary's Life and How to Survive It is FREE at Amazon!

Office life: love it or hate it, but you can't get away from it. Want to laugh at the lighter side of your secretarial career? Then this is the book for you! Discover the essential art of lookin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 00:41 • 12 views
Robert J. Sawyer Robert J. Sawyer's blog:


For me, 2014 was a bittersweet year, with the loss of dear friends , 19, and Michael Lennick, 61, both way too young. It was also the year we moved my parents out of the home I grew up in and closed up the house.


Because of the time I took off during and after my brother Alan’s battle with cancer...

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Published on December 26, 2014 09:14 • 4 views
Laura Anne Gilman Laura Anne Gilman's blog:
Momma meerkat is feeling particularly irritated tonight: some of the more vulnerable (mostly female, mostly young) members of SPN fandom are getting a spate of anon hatemail, particularly on Tumblr. For the most part they're rallying - supported by friends and total strangers. But the fact that a... Read more of this blog post »
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Dave Barry Dave Barry's blog:
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Published on December 26, 2014 07:53 • 6 views
Susan Wiggs Susan Wiggs's blog:

One of the questions I get most frequently is “How many books are in the Lakeshore Chronicles series? In what order should I read them?”


Brrr!

Today’s plan: Stay inside where it’s warm and curl up with a good book.


You can read the books in any order because each book is a complete novel unto itself, bu...

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Published on December 26, 2014 09:22 • 4 views
Adrienne  Woods Adrienne Woods's blog:
Halllloooo my dragon lovers.\

Yes, it is that time again, my cover for Frostbite is finished, finished, finished, and may I say that the wonderful Joemel has out done himself with this one. My family that ooooh and ahhhh with me is saying that this is by far the most beautiful cover he has done fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 03:16 • 7 views
Ed Lynskey Ed Lynskey's blog:
Last night we did the Meadowlark's Winter Walk of Lights located out in the Northern Virginia suburbs. The outdoors temperature was 49 degrees before we left, so it was nice enough to be out and not shivering from the cold throughout the walk. It's about one mile long. Naturally, there's lots of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 05:55 • 40 views
Kelly Batten Kelly Batten's blog:
You've finally finished polishing the manuscript you've slaved over for months and months and are itching to press a few buttons and be able to say "I'm published!" First let me say: Congratulations! But beyond easily uploading your book to numerous sites like Amazon, Smashwords, CreateSpace, Boo... Read more of this blog post »
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T.J. Turner T.J. Turner's blog:

As I sit and write this, I am seated at the same exact table at my parent’s house where I startedLincoln’s Bodyguard4 years ago. When I say it out loud, it seems like such a long time ago. But in reality it’s been a whirlwind. Of course, the current novel is the third I’ve written, so I’ve been h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 15:33 • 2 views
Garrison Kelly Garrison Kelly's blog:
MATCH: Erick Rowan vs. The Big Show in a Steel Stairs Match
PROMOTION: World Wrestling Entertainment
EVENT: Tables, Ladders, Chairs, and Stairs
YEAR: 2014
RATING: TV-PG for moderate violence
GRADE: Pass

The WWE broadcast team calls The Big Show the World’s Largest Athlete for a reason. He’s over seven... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 00:02 • 7 views
Radha Sawana Radha Sawana's blog:

Sirens Spell Danger is my debut in the published world. The book can be bought at Flipkart, Amazon and Smashwords.


Sirens Spell Danger


Excerpts

… Even when I was feeling so angry I could not help noticing her. Her voice was low, sweet and musical and not the husky temptress’ voice of the bar. Her hair was drawn bac...

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Published on December 26, 2014 03:43 • 7 views
Darrah Glass Darrah Glass's blog:
5-starreview of APL by Optimist King’s Wench: “The writing is as superb, evocative and delectable as A Most Personal Property.” and “Ms. Glass and I need to come to an understanding. A quartet is no longer sufficient. I’d like something in the twenty book range so I can see these two as adults b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 17:05 • 4 views
Morgan Rhodes Morgan Rhodes's blog:


kierstenwhite:



"Why does this whole generation of writers have such weird relationship dynamics in their stories"


THIS IS THE ONLY ANSWER YOU EVER NEED.


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Published on December 26, 2014 19:12 • 4 views
Merce Cardus Merce Cardus's blog:
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Photo Credit: donsabas via Compfight cc



Quote of the day

Lean back under a tree, put your arms behind your head, wonder at the pass we’ve come to, smile and remember that the beginnings and ends of man’s every great enterprise are untidy.


~SEBASTIAN DE GRAZIA, author ofOf Time, Work, and Leisure

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Published on December 26, 2014 05:09 • 6 views
Haim Kadman Haim Kadman's blog:
The Lioness
THE UNVEILING
A short synopsis
"The unveiling" is an anthology of short stories that I have written since 1986 up to 2012. Most of my short stories assembled in this anthology deal with the world of art in my country – Israel. The protagonists depicted in these short stories are artists,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 26, 2014 22:27 • 29 views
Anne Mercier Anne Mercier's blog:




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