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Megan Shepherd Megan Shepherd's blog:

I came home yesterday from a week-long writing workshop to homemade cookies, an almost-finished chicken coop, and a package from my publisher that contained finished copies of THE CAGE! This is my first time seeing the book in its final form, and it's just beautiful. HarperCollins has always done...

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Published on April 27, 2015 08:27 • 1 view
James F. Petras James F. Petras's blog:
Elbaum describes how their efforts have been specifically directed toward destabilizing the incumbent center-left government of President Cristina Fernandez, while securing exorbitant profits for a Zionist Wall Street speculator, Paul Singer of Elliott Management as [...]
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Published on April 27, 2015 21:43 • 1 view
Stephen King Stephen King's blog:
We’re excited to reveal the cover for DRUNKEN FIREWORKS, Stephen's audiobook-original short story read by the talented Tim Sample. DRUNKEN FIREWORKS will be available on CD and for download June 30th!


See the cover here
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Published on April 27, 2015 07:47 • 6 views
Sam Crescent Sam Crescent's blog:

Hi all,


I’m busy working on Hardy and Rose’s story for The Skulls, and I’ll be onto the next Chaos Bleeds book, along with Trojans MC. I’m also hoping to get started on a new series very soon. :-)


I just wanted to let you all know that Runt of the Litter, Jack’s story from Alpha Bully, is now avail...

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Published on April 26, 2015 22:00 • 1 view
Wendy L. Callahan Wendy L. Callahan's blog:
A few years ago, I got a beautiful Skull Candy headset for Valentine's Day. It's kind of my husband's "thing" - my Valentine's Day gifts are always techy gifts (the headset, a mouse, a graphics card, Skyrim...).

Alas, I left the headset out and one of my cats nommed the cord. My husband replaced t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 26, 2015 09:22 • 1 view
Abbi Glines Abbi Glines's blog:

There are two big contests currently going on and we are in the final days for you to enter.


The Spring Break Reading Contest was just announced last week here on the blog. Click HERE for more information on how to enter and win!


The second contest is Party In New Orleans with Abbi and Addam*!


* New...

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Published on April 27, 2015 12:31 • 9 views
Fisher Amelie Fisher Amelie's blog:

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Part One


Ethan


I was running late. The parking lot was full so I had to park my piece in the furthest space available. Why is it when you’re running late your problems always compound? I grabbed my bag out of the bed of my truck and sprinted toward the double doors that entered into the hall of...

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Tara Chevrestt Tara Chevrestt's blog:
The Thunder of GiantsSometimes I read a book that I just love--and not a moment too soon, especially after a month of duds (You readers know what I speak of, when every book you pick up stinks to high heaven and you begin to despair that you'll ever read another good book...and maybe the problem is you!) and I'm lef... Read more of this blog post »
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Betsy Miller Betsy Miller's blog:
I'm happy to announce that my short story "Bees" is going to be performed by Play On Words in June. I'm excited to see the performance at Cafe Stritch. I'll post again closer to the event, but in the meantime, Play On Words put together a lovely author spotlight for me.
Picture Photo by Daniel Capilla ht... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 09:58 • 1 view
Elizabeth Eulberg Elizabeth Eulberg's blog:

Hello, dear readers! This past Saturday, I did a contest on all references to my past booksin We Can Work it Out. I promised that after the contest, I would writea blog with all of the references. Now I don’t think any of these references giveaway anything that happens in the book, but if you hav...

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Published on April 27, 2015 15:56 • 6 views
Chris Baty Chris Baty's blog:
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Are you tackling a writing project this April at Camp NaNoWriMo? Our incredible participants have words of wisdom to share with their fellow writers. Today, Natalya tells you just how to reach the mountain top:

Writing is like climbing a mountain.

No, it really is. First of all, you have to decid...

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Published on April 27, 2015 08:57 • 4 views
Rachel Hartman Rachel Hartman's blog:

* Over at the Lytherus Book Club they’re readingSeraphina andShadow Scale. Part 1of the Seraphina discussion is up today, and tune in tomorrow for more. If you leave questions in the comments, I will be answering them in person soon.

* In other news, I remind you of my Burnaby event AGAIN. Becaus...

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Published on April 26, 2015 14:16 • 7 views
Jessica Sorensen Jessica Sorensen's blog:
The Illusion of Annabella, a YA Contemporary Romance, will be available May 26th!Cover By Hang Le

Annabella Baker has always lived a normal life with a loving family. She had dreams of going to college and becoming a dancer. But the summer before her senior year, the life she knew is ripped away... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 11:41 • 3 views
Tory Richards Tory Richards's blog:
“Would you like something to eat?” she asked, not looking at me. “I can’t offer much until I go shopping, but what I have is yours.”

I slipped my arms around her waist from behind. She caught her breath and stopped cutting for a minute as I pulled her back against me. I nuzzled the side of her ne... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 09:08 • 4 views
Molly C. Cook Molly C. Cook's blog:
Starting a new book can be such an exciting time. I love coming up with my next big idea and then breaking it down into sections and then the chapters within those sections.
To have that creative control is exhilarating and liberating. When else in life can you take the reigns and have such contr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 20:43 • 5 views
Maria Cristina Giongo Maria Cristina Giongo's blog:


Platone e Aristotele



Già dal titolo, L’ironia ci dà la cifra di un tipo di poesia che io chiamo metalinguistica. La metafora autobiografica della magrezza allude alla propria poetica: magrezza equivale a asciuttezza, essenzialità, mancanza di orpelli, leggerezza. Traspare un rapporto di stretta...

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Published on April 26, 2015 21:00 • 7 views
Brian Switek Brian Switek's blog:

Finding any fossilized bone is a fortuitous event. It doesn’t always feel that way when you pass by the hundredth piece of chunkasaurus in the desert, but, given all the circumstances for even part of a bone to be preserved and discovered, even the humblest bone fragment is a wonderful thing. Bet...

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Published on April 26, 2015 13:26 • 5 views
Lily Harlem Lily Harlem's blog:


I'm completely thrilled that Dark Warrior has been getting awesome 5* reviews including this one from industry review site GGR-Review.



Scott’s Review:
This isn’t your typical romance, the setting is different, the culture is different, and the characters are different. The setting is the Villa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 00:45 • 4 views
M. Leighton M. Leighton's blog:
OMG I just love typing those words-- CASH. IS. BACK.

Wow! It's like going home:) Eeeeeeeeeep

Anyway, I digress. So, back at Christmas, I did a Cash-and-Olivia short story that left you with the promise of more. Well, in just a few more days on May 1st, you'll get more. Their last story, Always wit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 10:48 • 18 views
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:




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When people say impossible, they usually mean improbable.
tgt characters: nikolai lantsov


Oh wow. He’s like a clever constellation

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Published on April 27, 2015 16:30 • 6 views
Jason  Parent Jason Parent's blog:
So I started the year with a list of 10 authors (sorta - see #10) that I wanted to read more of this year and, in a few cases, try out. I am nailing this goal, so my question is now - anyone want to buddy read anything I haven't hit yet?

Read this year:

1. Stephen King - Waste Lands, A Death, Reviv... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 20:22 • 5 views
Tyler Cowen Tyler Cowen's blog:

Eric Posner’s (with Adrian and Blakey Vermeule) new and excellent venture The New Rambler asked me to write a book review for them. The impish side of me thought “what book better to review than the old Rambler?”, namely by Samuel Johnson? Here is the opening of my piece:


A blogger by the ostensi...

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Published on April 27, 2015 10:25 • 6 views
Chautona Havig Chautona Havig's blog:


8-dhWhat’s better than finding a favorite new book? How about a favorite new book that’s only .99!


This weeks special is Discovering Hope. What do Brigadoon, saris, epic laser tag games, and Jesus have in common? Hope. She’s a Christian with a passion for life and a fascination with Jay’s heritage. He...

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Published on April 27, 2015 02:17 • 2 views
T. Frohock T. Frohock's blog:
As an author, magic grants me some leeway, but I still need to get my basic medical and anatomical details right. This was especially important in my new short story released through Harper Voyager...

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 04:00 • 3 views
Jo Walton Jo Walton's blog:
Words: 2874
Total words: 58198
Files: 6
Tea: White tea with Elderflower, and before that Blue People
Music: No music
Reason for stopping: end of chapter, finally

I've been writing this chapter since Friday, very glad to have it done. I also sort of know what I'm doing with the end, I think.

And you know... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 12:58 • 11 views
Terri Windling Terri Windling's blog:


It's been another week of news that pushes us daily closer to despair, from the tragedies in Nepal and off the Italian coast to the horrific scale of police violence against nonwhite Americans, while political campaigners in both the UK and US studiously avoiding speaking civilly, seriously, and...

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Published on April 26, 2015 23:11 • 5 views
Darynda Jones Darynda Jones's blog:
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There’s something so bad-ass about standing alone.***
What’s the best thing about stand-alone books?


You never have to wait for the sequel!!!!


That’s a good thing, right?


You can hop into my worlds and hop out again.


A stand-alone story stays a shimmering whole, not altered by circumstances in anothe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 26, 2015 21:00 • 6 views
Lisa Renee Jones Lisa Renee Jones's blog:

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The winner for the Special Signed edition of IF I WERE YOU signed by myself, our producer – Suzanne Todd, and our script writer – Nina Colman is Jackie Hernandez-Navarez! Please fill out the form within 7 days to claim your prize. http://bit.ly/1suYaHe

Also, I’m SO thrilled to show you the br...

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Published on April 27, 2015 05:10 • 9 views
Holly Tucker Holly Tucker's blog:

By Pamela Toler (Regular Contributor)


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Any guesses? Edward Teach, commonly known as Blackbeard? Captain Kidd? Captain Morgan? Grace O Malley, aka the Pirate Queen? Sir Francis Drake?


None of them are even close, though Drake has the distinction of capturing what may well have been the...

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Published on April 27, 2015 07:18 • 5 views
Bob Mayer Bob Mayer's blog:

SultanaIf we arrive safe at Cairo it would be the greatest trip ever made on the western waters, as there were more people on board than were ever carried on one boat on the Mississippi River! William J. Gambrel, first clerk & part owner of the steamship Sultana.


The sinking of the Sultana was the...

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Published on April 27, 2015 05:36 • 2 views
Angel M.B. Chadwick Angel M.B. Chadwick's blog:
Angel M.B. Chadwick




Mistress Bagoda believed she was dead. She’d died a young widow, whom shortly after her husband’s death, committed suicide. Strangely here, somewhere supposedly familiar, she was a mature woman of forty with two grown sons and a romantic friend she’d been with for over a decad... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 19:56 • 19 views
Edward F. Group III Edward F. Group III's blog:
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Many people are aware that the number of cases of autism has been rising over the last few decades, but everyone is still fairly in the dark when it comes to knowing what puts unborn children at increased risk of developing the disorder. In order to better avoid this debilitating neurodevelopment...

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Published on April 27, 2015 08:00 • 5 views
Felicia Day Felicia Day's blog:

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HERE’S MY OFFICIAL BOOK COVER! So fresh, so clean, so “Oops I farted” in my face. Please pre-order for max reach and book tour influencing!


feliciadaybook.com and Amazon in the UK!More to come soon…

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Published on April 27, 2015 08:59 • 50 views
Gladys Quintal Gladys Quintal's blog:
I've just started a review group on Facebook. If any of you that have already reviewed my books are interested, request to join and I will add you. Please only ask if you are serious, as I've started this group expressly to increase my review numbers. I have uploaded all of my books in both pdf a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 19:49 • 26 views
Marie Lu Marie Lu's blog:

There has been so much tragedy in the last few days, from Nepal to Baltimore. Check out the links below, and hug your loved ones extra tight.

To donate to the Red Cross’s Nepal relief efforts: http://redcross.org and select “Nepal Earthquake Relief”.

To donate to Orphan Gift, the charity by the lat...

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