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Barton Smock Barton Smock's blog:
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I will have my own brand of insignificance.

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to prepare for this character, I meant to gather household items I thought would together be helpful in making the sound of a strange woman saddled with an abundance of me time spanking the daughter of her distant but as yet unrevealed relati... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 06:30 • 2 views
Vincent Zandri Vincent Zandri's blog:
The following essay is now appearing at The Vincent Zandri Vox: http://vincentzandri.blogspot.com/201...


In the places where some of us spend the summer, there is no such thing as a bookstore. You cannot drop in casually or order a book sent home. Or perhaps the nearest bookstore does not have the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 06:29 • 3 views
Virginia Slachman Virginia Slachman's blog:
If you love horses as I do, the following resource is a great way (maybe :) to find a new author to follow.

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The site is a great resource, too, for anyone interested in other mystery themes.

Laura Crum is an author you might not be familiar with--her main character is an equine veterin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 06:23 • 16 views
إيمان ملال إيمان ملال's blog:
كنت أرى تشايكوفسكي يكتب عن "الحب في زمن الكوليرا" وأنطوان تشيخوف يعزف سمفونية حزينة في حين يرقص البجع حول البحيرة في معزوفة ميلان كانديرا الشهيرة. لكن لا شيء كان يضاهي جمال الحوت الذي يخرج من أعماق البحر في لوحة دافنشي الشهيرة.

كنت أعرف أن نحاتا عظيما كإيميل سيوران سيجرح ما تبقى من أوردة القلب ول... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 05:47 • 9 views
Mark  Lawrence Mark Lawrence's blog:
It's a toughie - hi-score so far 8/10 in 2 minutes 9 seconds!

Post your score & time here (no answers/spoilers please)

Mail me if there are any mistakes!

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Published on July 23, 2014 05:43 • 21 views
Scott Burtness Scott Burtness's blog:
Ever driven through Wisconsin? If yes, you know what I'm talking about, right? Yeah? That's right! You know what I'm talking about!

If no... get in your car! What the hell, man? Forget that bucket list crapola. All you need is two or three passes along I-94 from Hudson to Milwaukee and you can die... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 05:35 • 25 views
M.J.  Porter M.J. Porter's blog:
Morning, Evening and Afternoon

Now I'm just spoiling you!!


Chapter 2 - Early 1007 - Northman
They’d only just made it home in time. As they’d settled the horses and people within the suddenly, a little too crowded, house near Deerhurst, the faint whispers of snow had begun to fall and by the time th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 05:34 • 26 views
Barbara Delinsky Barbara Delinsky's blog:

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There will be six of us for dinner Saturday night, including a couple of really good cooks, meaning that if I try to compete, I fail. So what to serve? I may write good books, but a gourmet cook I am not.


My gut tells me that it’s best to go with simple and fresh, which, this time of year in the...

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Published on July 23, 2014 02:00 • 10 views
Tessa Harris Tessa Harris's blog:
If you’re trying to get your teen to read this summer, I recommend you point them in the direction of Brandy Schillace’s new vampire series, “The Jacob Maresbeth Chronicles.” The stories are a quirky take on the trials and tribulations of a 16 year-old boy with ‘a blood disorder’ and make for gre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 05:25 • 27 views
N.M.  Silber N.M. Silber's blog:

Chapter One


May – Philadelphia


Offices of the Justice Project


10:30 AM


I came charging down the hall, reading the file in my hand, en route to the law library to find Bruce, our head researcher. As soon as I cleared the door, I felt an impact like I had ran run into a brick wall. Looking up, I saw M...

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Published on July 22, 2014 21:05 • 5 views
Vicki L. Weavil Vicki L. Weavil's blog:
Day 49: “C” is for CRYSTAL – I thought I’d share a brief excerpt from CROWN OF ICE, one of the many passages that describe my protagonist’s icy world: As darkness creeps over the fields and forests we head to a castle carved of ice. We head home. At night the palace’s crystal halls are […]
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Published on July 22, 2014 13:53 • 10 views
Mitch Albom Mitch Albom's blog:
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Published on July 22, 2014 14:09 • 1 view
Anita Coleman Anita Coleman's blog:
Common Villages is one of the more unusual of our presbytery's new church developments; actually most of them are pretty unusual :). CV began 10 years ago as Village Pres. Church of Ladera Ranch. In 2014, they redefined themselves. They are now in the process of becoming a wall-less church - an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2014 21:00 • 44 views
Jane Lindskold Jane Lindskold's blog:

Back in June, I had a lovely surprise. Chad Merkley, a long-time member of the Wednesday Wandering community, sent me the following:


“I really enjoyed Artemis Awakening. I’m excited for the sequel. One small element that really grabbed my attention was the song that Adara wrote. I felt that it nee...

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Published on July 23, 2014 01:00 • 9 views
Liam Howley Liam Howley's blog:
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Published on July 23, 2014 04:38 • 12 views
C.R. Barath Narayanan C.R. Barath Narayanan's blog:
“If you believe that only experienced people can make good love with their partners, then there’ll be no difference between your wedding night and job interview!”

I notice some people telling these phrases to me after reading the romantic parts in my novel:
“Romantic parts in your novel are great t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 04:36 • 12 views
David L.  Dawson David L. Dawson's blog:
Sorry it's been a while. I have no excuses, though I did fall into a coma for a while, and there was that time I got lost in the Amazon. But I'm back.

Book 3 in The God Slayers Quartet is at the editors as we speak, and I'm currently pottering with the final chapter. I found the third book very di... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 04:33 • 1 view
Helene Wecker Helene Wecker's blog:

Here’s some news that I’m deliriously happy about: THE GOLEM AND THE JINNI is the winner of this year’s VCU Cabell First Novel Award! I’ll be flying out to Virginia this November to accept the award in person. Massive gratitude to everyone at VCU who was part of the voting process.


The post THE GO...

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Published on July 22, 2014 13:56 • 9 views
Lisa de Nikolits Lisa de Nikolits's blog:
New interview with the Book Faery Reviews - she was kind enough to let me do a self interview which is always fun!

1. Have you always wanted to be writer?

Yes.

2. Could you elaborate on that?

I felt destined to write, I felt as if it was almost inevitable, that was who I was born to be.

3. And yet, i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 04:21 • 31 views
Victoria Paige Victoria Paige's blog:
Thanks to everyone who has read my new book “It’s Always Been You.”

Thank you for the awesome reviews! Many times, I almost wanted to leave a comment on the review because I was so thrilled how the review captured exactly how I wanted the book to be perceived. But as a reader myself, I feel a revi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 04:21 • 14 views
Ruth  Silver Ruth Silver's blog:

The aliens crash-landed on Earth eleven years ago. And now, sixteen-year-old Victoria Hale feeds them. With her emotions.


Victoria is an EVE – an Emotion Vesicle Engraft – and one of few humans who are genetically capable of producing emotions for the Gutters to feed on. She’s doing it for the mo...

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Published on July 23, 2014 02:00 • 9 views
J.L. Clayton J.L. Clayton's blog:
I know there is only three days left and I am posting this a little late on Goodreads! Haha sometimes I'm just a little slow!! So I will be doing another book signing at the Leachville Watermelon Festival, that is my home town and I an ready! Woohoo!
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Published on July 23, 2014 04:14 • 30 views
Jake Jeffries Jake Jeffries's blog:
It is official, the Kickstarter for Bad Blood Rising is launched! Please check out the many cool rewards and help support this project. I would be eternally grateful.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/...

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Published on July 23, 2014 04:10 • 10 views
Louise  Phillips Louise Phillips's blog:

Killer lipsticks and postcards....launch night is approaching!!!

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Published on July 22, 2014 16:32 • 7 views
J.S. Cooper J.S. Cooper's blog:
RHETT IN LOVE JS COOPER KINDLE EBOOK COVER✰★✰Rhett in Love Cover Reveal✰★✰

Rhett in Love is a new standalone book coming by New York Times Bestselling author J. S. Cooper. Rhett in Love is the sequel to the bestselling book, Rhett, but can be read without having read the first book in the series. There is a small teaser from Rhett in Lov... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2014 17:45 • 14 views
Scarlett Edwards Scarlett Edwards's blog:
I'm going to be posting a few teasers to lead up to release date... which still isn't set, but shouldn't be too far away. Today I've been working on the cover (I make my own covers) while waiting for the final edits of UY5 to get back to me.

Anyway... hope this little bit helps tide you over:
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Published on July 22, 2014 15:55 • 12 views
Nicole Castle Nicole Castle's blog:
It's summer. Blue skies, warm weather, feeling like you're in a FUCKING OVEN ALL THE TIME. Yes, I hate summer. A lot.


I moved to Oregon because I was promised 280 days of clouds a year. 280 days. I feel totally ripped off. Another major thing I hate about the summer is my birthday. Another year o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2014 17:17 • 1 view
Nikki Godwin Nikki Godwin's blog:
When I queried Chasing Forever Down in 2012, I was met with rejection after rejection. Most never made it past the query letter. After making the decision the self-publish the book, I did one last overhaul to make sure it was where it needed to be. I deleted a word here and there. I reworked a f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2014 22:03 • 6 views
Fraser A. Sherman Fraser A. Sherman's blog:

Jonah Goldberg’s new piece on women voters actually includes a good insight (as pointed out at the link, which is not direct): “In a relatively short period of time, legal and cultural equality has expanded — albeit not uniformly or perfectly — to blacks, women, and gays. We are a more heterodox...

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Published on July 22, 2014 13:49 • 6 views
Ann Ruby Ann Ruby's blog:
Check out my author interview at Forbidden Fiction, learn about Covert Passion and Echoed Embrace, and enter for a chance to win a free ebook: http://forbidden-fiction.com/author-i...
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Published on July 23, 2014 03:32 • 12 views
Allyse Near Allyse Near's blog:


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Published on July 23, 2014 01:40 • 12 views
Sara Raasch Sara Raasch's blog:


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Since the Throne of Glass paperback came out in the US last spring with a new design, we’ve had so many requests from the TOG fandom for a hardcover with this look. You’ve begged. You’ve pleaded. And now … we’re giving you what you want!


Throne of Glass hardcovers with th...

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Published on July 22, 2014 10:22 • 5 views
L.M. Roth L.M. Roth's blog:
L. M. Roth QUIZ OF THE DAY from L. M. Roth

The L. M. Roth Quiz of the Day is a quiz for those familiar with the books of L. M. Roth. If you are not familiar with the books of L. M. Roth, you’d better start cramming!

The answer to yesterday's quiz: Cornwall was the land where the story Lights In the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 03:20 • 11 views
Karen Chance Karen Chance's blog:

We’ve been doing makeovers for needy book characterslately, and it’s been a lot of fun. So, while wewait for the results of the Make-Over Pritkin Contest to come in, I thought I’d take a shot at Claire. Not thatshe’sin need ofan upgradeas badly as some *cough, Radu, cough*but her new position cou...

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Published on July 22, 2014 11:41 • 10 views
Lori L. Clark Lori L. Clark's blog:



We
are so excited to share the sexy cover for When You Were Mine by Elizabeth Reyes. We
also have a great little excerpt to share as well!




Title:When You Were Mine( A Moreno Brother's novella)Author:Elizabeth ReyesAge Group:NAGenre:ContemporaryRomanceRelease Date: Fall 2014Hosted by: Wordsmith
Pub... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2014 22:00 • 1 view
John  Wiltshire John Wiltshire's blog:
Got this from my publisher today. It looks really good.

Extras on my site

Galley proofs are done now. Not long to go.
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Published on July 23, 2014 03:10 • 9 views
Tosh Berman Tosh Berman's blog:


July 22, 2014

I couldn’t sleep last night so I just got dressed and went to my diner on Greenwich Avenue, to have a cup of herbal tea. In case, I can go back to sleep later. I was worried by yesterday’s meeting I had with Doctor Menninger, my psychiatrist for the past three years. I suffer from d... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2014 10:48 • 14 views
Lila Felix Lila Felix's blog:

I'm working on several things at once, but Dethroning Crown is my main focus.
Here's a small teaser.



We broke free from our line-up and began to warm up on the field. I saw the coach waving for my attention, sidled up by Davey. I bet that douchebag wanted my spot.
Over my dead body.
“Crown, I want to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 22, 2014 11:33 • 14 views
Alexa Land Alexa Land's blog:
Hello, and welcome to Alexa Land's blog, which has temporarily been taken over by the folks of RainbowCon. If you haven't heard of us, the Rainbow Conference (aka RainbowCon) is a four-day conference taking place in Tampa, Florida July 16th through 19th next year. Four days of nothing but GLBTQ c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 02:27 • 9 views
Melanie Shankle Melanie Shankle's blog:

A while back someone asked in the comments about the music I like to listen to while I write. And I thought that was a great question and was a perfect thing to write about and then I saw something shiny and forgot all about it.


But then I spent some time writing and listening to music last week a...

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Published on July 22, 2014 22:32 • 16 views
C.J. Anderson C.J. Anderson's blog:
Hell hath no fury like a devoted believer awakened to the truth about their beloved god.
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Published on July 23, 2014 02:24 • 11 views
Glenn R. Murray Glenn R. Murray's blog:
Time SignatureToday's 220 Publishing Book Giveaway : "Time Signature" by Carlo Kennedy .
Visit the @220comm twitter page and post the hashtag #Timesignature and you could be the lucky winner.


Reading Time Signature I first thought author Carlo Kennedy is working for Itunes. Every chapter is the nam... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 23, 2014 01:49 • 2 views
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