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Billie-Jo Williams Billie-Jo Williams's blog:
The epic Destiny of Dragons series has been invited into the God Realm of Odealeous today! Check it out!

Fantasy Author Interview- Billie-Jo Williams - The Evolution of Fantasy Genre

And whilst you're there, check out A.J. Martinez's range of exciting titles!

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Marilu Henner Marilu Henner's blog:

No we’re not talking about condiments (although we can if you want to…..we love to talk about anything that interests you). This is the expression Marilu’s boys used when they were small and Marilu talked about having a catch-up kind of day.



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Jim Ruland Jim Ruland's blog:


I’ll be reading at Mia Lipman’sLit Fix in Seattle on Thursday September 18 at 7pm at the Rendezvous with a ton of great writers, including Susan Rich, Kelli Russell Agodon, Jay Ponteri and Jenny Hayes with musical guest Jon Frum. The event gets the stamp of approval from The Stranger.

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Amy Plum Amy Plum's blog:

I probably live very far away from you. Too far to meet me to get your book signed. That is why I came up with my signed bookplate offer.


The bookplate design was created by Johanna Basford, the Scottish artist who drew the swirls for the covers of the DIE FOR ME books.


My gorgeous bookplates are...

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Peter V. Brett Peter V. Brett's blog:


A couple weeks ago, a reader left a message on the Facebook Author page. I take the time to read every piece of reader mail I receive, although I don’t always have the time to answer all of them. This one really struck me, though, and I wanted to share it.










Dear Mr. Brett,

I have read the demon cyc...
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Beverley Kendall Beverley Kendall's blog:

The Season Blog has gotten a new name, look and url.


This site will be redirected to Smitten by Books September 20, 2014. Hope to see you there. :)

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Doug Lamoreux Doug Lamoreux's blog:
I was challenged to take part in this Work-In-Progress Blog Tour by the talented Autumn M. Birt. I am to ask you to check out the projects Autumn is working on and I do so by saying, "Coming soon from Autumn Birt..." Do yourself a treat and follow this link to Autumn's blog and books: http://www.... Read more of this blog post »
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Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce's blog:

okoenig:



do you ever get those pangs of anxiety where you feel like nobody likes you and nobody will ever like you and you will achieve nothing



I used to. And then I dug in. And here it’s easier, because we find other minds like ours, no matter how eccentric our thought processes and our tastes a...

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Published on September 18, 2014 13:13 • 1 view
Ally Carter Ally Carter's blog:



Grace Blakely is absolutely certain of three things:


1. She is not crazy.

2. Her mother was murdered.

3. Someday she is going to find the killer and make him pay.


As certain as Grace is about these facts, nobody else believes her–so there’s no one she can completely trust. Not her grandfather, a...

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Published on September 19, 2014 05:00 • 7 views
Leonard Makin Leonard Makin's blog:
Flaubert's ParrotFlaubert's Parrot by Julian Barnes

My rating: 2 of 5 stars



Very clever and intricate - but my reading tastes are changing.
I used to like 'clever' writers - Tom Stoppard, Iris Murdoch, (being clever appears to be
a British trait in writers - currently Martin Amis, Will Self, Ian McEwan.)
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Francesca Lia Block Francesca Lia Block's blog:

[What follows is a scene from LOVE MONSTER, the screenplay for FLB's haunting new novel BEYOND THE PALE MOTEL, written by C. N. Blakemore and Francesca Lia Block. - cnb]
Buy It Here



INT. CATT'S HOUSE IN SILVER LAKE


Catt already looks calmer.


CATT
Thanks. I might. See you tomorrow.


She sets...

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Published on September 18, 2014 02:09 • 1 view
A. Lee Martinez A. Lee Martinez's blog:

Hello there, Action Force. I know I haven’t posted much lately, but I’ve been busy finishing up my latest work in progress. Deadlines, y’know. I really should be doing that now, but sometimes, a novelologist has something he needs to talk about with you, his adoring public. I know how you depend...

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Patrick Rothfuss Patrick Rothfuss's blog:

This may come as an absolute lack of shock to most of you, but growing up, I was not very cool.


As proof, allow me to present exhibit A.


Cool-Pat-with-Shades-786164


That’s me on my birthday. And if the Aerobie, sunglasses, and sleeveless shirt weren’t enough of a clue for you, I’ll just mention that this was somewhere in th...

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Lauren Oliver Lauren Oliver's blog:
Sept 236:00 PM Barnes & Noble / Tribeca97 Warren StreetNew York, NY 10007
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Alex Nye Alex Nye's blog:
Well, I've been up all night at the house of friends and neighbours. I went home at 6am, as dawn nudged its way over the rooftops. I heard the first bird sing as I walked down the street. I knew that when I got home, my 20 year old son and my 17 year old daughter who voted for the first time, wou... Read more of this blog post »
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Andrea  Smith Andrea Smith's blog:
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Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin's blog:

wendywoodHabits interview: Wendy Wood.


I was very pleased to get the chance to interview Professor and Vice Dean Wendy Wood, because she’s one of the top experts in the field of habits, and has done much of the most interesting research in the area.


For instance, it was her research that showed that about p...

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Hugh Howey Hugh Howey's blog:

Very cool announcement from Nook Press this week about a partnership with The Bookseller in the UK to highlight 10 new self-published titles a month. The titles will be featured in The BooksellersWe Love This Bookmagazine, and one would assume online at the Nook store as well. Kinda like the edit...

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Kim Harrison Kim Harrison's blog:

Warren Public LIbrary was a great crowd! I was concerned that the two and a half hour drive between Bowling Green and Lexington Jo-Beth might canabalize each other, but both venues were well attended. We had a little difficulty finding the totes, so we had a longer than usual Q&A, but the que...

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Charles Stross Charles Stross's blog:

So: the referendum is over and the count is underway. I'm about to go to bed; when I wake up there should be a result. The final YouGov opinion poll today (not an exit poll) gave No a 54/46 lead, but earlier polls suggest the outcome is within the margin of error; I'd be very surprised if that fi...

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Martyn Stanley Martyn Stanley's blog:
It's a scary thing, but I think the time is right.

The Last Dragon Slayer

The Last Dragon Slayer (Deathsworn Arc, #1) by Martyn Stanley

It's now FREE on Amazon.com! Please, please, if your interested in fantasy that is a little bit different, if you can tolerate a story with an element of atheism in it - please pick it up!

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Published on September 19, 2014 04:44 • 11 views
Marie Rutkoski Marie Rutkoski's blog:


The book return at the Cambridge Public Library

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Hasrizal Abdul Jamil Hasrizal Abdul Jamil's blog:

kmss-session-malam


Saya tidak pernah merancang untuk menjadi guru, mahu pun menjadi seorang ahli pendidikan (educationist).


Tetapi ke mana sahaja saya pergi, saya tidak dapat lari daripadanya.


Mungkin kerana pendidikan itu menghasilkan buah-buah yang sering saya petik dalam kehidupan, saya sentiasa dekat dengan poh...

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Alan Baxter Alan Baxter's blog:

I’m having a giveaway over at Goodreads. I’m such a fan of everything that site does – it’s a great community for readers. If you’re not on Goodreads, I suggest you check it out – you can catalogue your own book collection, rate and review stuff you read, see what other people think of the stuff...

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Gail Carriger Gail Carriger's blog:
Waistcoats & Weaponry is available for pre-order right now.

But there is something else, Gentle Reader. A little while ago I hinted at a scheme in the works that might take away the sting of being unable to pre-order this book through Amazon.


Well, in the middle of October 500 copies of W&W... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 18, 2014 14:52 • 7 views
Keta Diablo Keta Diablo's blog:
TIMELESS: Historical Romance Through the Ages
Watch the Video:


Snippets of Reviews:

"I liked all the stories. Great characters. Excellent writing." - 5 Stars

"These are wonderful, clean romances filled with excitement and intrigue.” - 5 Stars

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Published on September 18, 2014 08:29 • 2 views
Michael Flynn Michael Flynn's blog:
When TOF was in high school, he (along with his fellow scholars) was assigned to write a term paper on a selected English writer. Unlike most of the others, the selection in his case was made by Sister. She selected for his edification Gerard Manley Hopkins, a poet of whom TOF had not hitherto he... Read more of this blog post »
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Maria V. Snyder Maria V. Snyder's blog:
Numerous times over the last nine years, my readers have asked me about T-shirts for my books and characters. I never really had a way to do it without it involving a ton of time and money and then there was always a chance I'd be stuck with left over merchandise. However, I recently discovered... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 18, 2014 17:15 • 15 views
Scott Westerfeld Scott Westerfeld's blog:

I knew those creeps at the Committee to Protect YA would hit me sooner or later, but I didn’t think they’d hit me this hard:



Click here for bigger.

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Published on September 18, 2014 07:59 • 8 views
Cherie Priest Cherie Priest's blog:
Just a quickie tonight, folks - for I probably won't get any writing done tomorrow. And because it's still very much Maplecroft Madness, I'm just gonna leave these links right here...in case oh, say, anyone wanted to order a copy...or perhaps leave a review someplace. [:: cough cough ::]

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Published on September 18, 2014 15:53 • 3 views
Peter David Peter David's blog:

digresssmlOriginally published June 22, 2001, in Comics Buyer’s Guide #1440


April 27, 1994


Teacher: So class, today we’re going to discuss where you went on Take Your Daughter to Work Day!


Jessica: My Daddy’s a caterer, and he works in a restaurant!


Lindsay: I went to the gym, ’cause my Mommy’s an aerobics in...

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Published on September 19, 2014 04:00 • 4 views
David Brin David Brin's blog:
Amid world tensions, are there good news stories?== China’s Syndrome? == transformation-bustInvestment maven John Mauldin'sThoughts from the Frontline: Ttransformation or Bustlooks at China's economy:“…there are no cases in modern history where an economy has managed to avoid an outright bust after experiencing rap... Read more of this blog post »
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Brandon Sanderson Brandon Sanderson's blog:

Back in June, Tor approached us and asked if we’d be willing to let Apple give away The Way of Kings for free as part of a promotion to encourage people to update their Apple devices to iOS 8.


I was enthusiastic about the opportunity. I believe that people’s investment of time in a book like The W...

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George R.R. Martin George R.R. Martin's blog:
We had a great event at the Jean Cocteau Cinema last week, when Dennis Lehane came by to present his new movie, THE DROP. A fun interview, a busy booksigning, and a sold-out screening... everybody went away smiling, and Dennis seemed to enjoy his first visit to the Land of Enchantment, and promis... Read more of this blog post »
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Lorna Barrett Lorna Barrett's blog:
Will my new Union Jack mug be obsolete tomorrow?


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Ilona Andrews Ilona Andrews's blog:
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Yasmine Galenorn Yasmine Galenorn's blog:
You aren’t in Pleasantville anymore… Follow the exploits of Emerald O’Brien, who’s considered the town witch. The owner of the Chintz ‘n China Tea Room, Emerald also happens to be psychic, and a tarot-reader. She lives in the small town of Chiqetaw, Washington, with her two children and four cats... Read more of this blog post »
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Lynda Hilburn Lynda Hilburn's blog:
To celebrate the Fall Equinox I'm giving away a taste of some of my services.

All activities by appointment only.
One 15-minute genre fiction* novel chapter critique
Free
Telephone, after you email me your chapter
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Lauren Willig Lauren Willig's blog:

I’ve always been fascinated by the question of genre. How do we define genres? How– and why– do they change over time? What are the inditia that signal to us that a book is meant to be one genre or another? Why does it matter? Does it matter?


This week, Ashley posted on the about genre and The Sec...

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Jacob S Paulsen Jacob S Paulsen's blog:
Me being very annoyed at people on Twitter

Me being very annoyed at people on Twitter


I follow a lot of people on Twitter. Currently over 4000… this number fluctuates between 2 and 6 thousand depending on the season. I enjoy checking the news feed and retweeting and favoritingthe best stuff. I don’t have any bandwidth for junk. Several ye...

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Published on September 18, 2014 08:43 • 3 views
Paulo Coelho Paulo Coelho's blog:
YOU can give a fool a thousand intellects, but the only one he will want is yours,’ says an Arabic proverb. When we start planting the garden of our life, we glance to one side and notice our neighbour is there, spying. He himself is incapable of growing anything, but he likes to give advice […]
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Lou Anders Lou Anders's blog:
Tonight I will be signing Frostborn at 7pm at the Books-a-Million at Brookwood Village. Hope to see you there.
Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:00 PM
Books-a-Million
757 Brookwood Village, Birmingham, AL 35209
Phone:(205) 870-0213
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Beau Johnston Beau Johnston's blog:
Good news everyone, Sleep With One Eye Open has been reduced in price, and is now available for:

$6.99 on Kindle, iBooks and Kobo
$9.99 for paperback

http://www.amazon.com/Sleep-With-One-...

https://itunes.apple.com/au/book/slee...

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Luis Alberto Urrea Luis Alberto Urrea's blog:

I was recently asked to give a TEDX Talk in Sitka, Alaska and took advantage of those 14 minutes totalk about immigrant children. Watch here.

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Christ Lewis Christ Lewis's blog:
Mentioning about success encourages me to think about a famous person named “Napoleon Hill”. You may have heard about him before. He spent 20 years to interview a great number of famous people at that time till he discovered the “16 Law of Success”. I think these are the great habits leading you... Read more of this blog post »
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H.L.Oldie H.L.Oldie's blog:
После выхода каждой нашей новой книги мы всегда очень ждём появления трёх мнений:
- разгромного отзыва, желательно в хамском тоне.
- рецензии читателя, который действительно понял, о чем книга. Примечание: сказано без иронии. Такие читатели есть, и это прекрасно.
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Sophie McKenzie Sophie McKenzie's blog:
Loving this review of Trust in Me. It's out now in the UK - and will be out in the US next Spring (called You Can Trust Me)

Thank you http://leanneleveaux.com/2014/09/11/r...
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