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Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:

1. Get to work.


2. I give away “official” Grisha merch on tour and at festivals. I don’t sell it. But there are some lovely people out there who do and I encourage you to support them.


3. I always like to hear that my books are fab, so thank you. And Nikolai is one of my favorites too.


4. I don’t ha...

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Published on January 25, 2015 22:43 • 1 view
Jo Walton Jo Walton's blog:
Words: 4600 (not all today!)
Total words: 24811
Files: 7
Tea: Jin Die Bio
Music: No music, music hasn't been working for me recently
Reason for stopping: Finished chapter

Actually finished 2 chapters since I last posted an update. Forgot, sorry.

This one was a Crocus chapter. I love Crocus. He's so muc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 14:55 • 1 view
Jennifer L. Armentrout Jennifer L. Armentrout's blog:

We’re getting closer and closer to the release of The Return! Meep. I have a teaser for you.


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Some important information on The Return


Pre Order Bonus Scene


First up, many have asked for an Alex and Aiden scene, and for those of you who pre order The Return, you will receive...

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Published on January 25, 2015 16:49 • 11 views
M.J. Scott M.J. Scott's blog:

It’s Australia Day today which means most people in Australia have a day off and are probably enjoying some food and the odd drink or two with friends. For me it’s a writing day as usual but I wanted to stop and say yay for Australia. It’s a pretty good place to live. Sure, it has some issues and...

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Published on January 25, 2015 16:00 • 1 view
Ilsa J. Bick Ilsa J. Bick's blog:
No Sunday’s cake today: the husband’s out of town, and so any cake would sit here begging me to stick it with a fork. Rather than succumb to temptation, I figure . . . next week. The White Ladies we … Continue reading →
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Published on January 25, 2015 20:36 • 5 views
Claire Delacroix Claire Delacroix's blog:

In the quest to do things better and more efficiently, I’ve done some analysis of the year past to plan for the year ahead. One of the things bugging me has been the sales of my print editions. I’ve made them available to the widest number of portals, but that’s meant that the prices on the trade...

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Published on January 26, 2015 05:00 • 2 views
Barbara Erskine Barbara Erskine's blog:
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Published on January 26, 2015 06:40 • 1 view
Sue  Brown Sue Brown's blog:
I admit to being rather low at the moment. It's not depression. Just a case of the blues creeping up on me and I can't do anything about it - yet. Tomorrow I'm hoping is my final appointment at the Royal Marsden to tell me everything is okay and I don't need an operation on my boob. *fingers cros... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 11:12 • 1 view
Jane Porter Jane Porter's blog:

Hi Readers,


I’ve been getting a lot of emails about the Taming of the Sheenan stories and I love hearing from you and how much you’re enjoying the series. I am enjoying the Sheenan family, too. These brothers are serious alpha heroes who also have serious heart–and the good news is that there are...

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Published on January 25, 2015 17:51 • 2 views
Scott Sigler Scott Sigler's blog:
THE CHAMPION, Book V in the YA/scifi Galactic Football League series.
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Gredok the Splithead offered to give Quentin’s sister Jeanine an apartment in the Krakens Building, an offer that Quentin accepted. Since returning from her rescue, though, he has seen little of her. John Tweedy was a part of that rescue, So, too was Heavy...

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Published on January 25, 2015 12:28 • 1 view
Kevin DeYoung Kevin DeYoung's blog:

Let’s get an engineer working on the stretcher design.



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Published on January 26, 2015 02:25 • 1 view
Tim Challies Tim Challies's blog:

The Bible is not a book. I know we talk about the Bible as if it is a book. I know we praise God for giving us his book. I know we tend to buy our Bibles from book stores. But it’s not a book. Not really. We’ve confused the nature of the thing with itsform.


The Bible is a collection. It is a colle...

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Published on January 26, 2015 05:01 • 4 views
Jess Mahler Jess Mahler's blog:
Snow is blanketing the northeast US, and my small mountain town is no exception. In all the struggles the last few years, one distinct blessing in my life has been that there has always been someone else (usually a landlord) whose job it was to deal with the piles of snow on the sidewalk and driv... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 26, 2015 06:31 • 1 view
Lisa Wingate Lisa Wingate's blog:
SARAH LOUDIN THOMAS – I usually buy Dawn dish soap. Maybe it was all those commercials about using Dawn to clean the oil from animals caught up in environmental disasters. Or the intriguing scents. Whatever it was, it got to be a habit. Until I went in the store one day and noticed Palmolive was...
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Published on January 26, 2015 03:45 • 2 views
Medeia Sharif Medeia Sharif's blog:
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1. The 52 LIKES blog tour starts today. Not all of the links are up as I'm writing this early in the morning, but you can find the schedule here. There is a prize of a $25 Evernight Teen gift certificate to be won. I will post reminders the rest of the week.


2. I will have... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 26, 2015 02:32 • 2 views
J.P. Reedman J.P. Reedman's blog:
Just released LOYAULTE: TALES OF THE WHITE BOAR 2, my second collection of short historical fiction about King Richard III. Thes stories take place earlier in his life, long before he was King. The first deals with his birth at Fotheringhay, the seventh son and last surviving child of Cecily Nevi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 26, 2015 06:15 • 24 views
Elana Johnson Elana Johnson's blog:
Okay, so I released a new dystopian fantasy series last year. It's been doing well, but I decided that I'd like new covers for them. So I hired a new cover designer and I had some new covers made. I'm super-excited to reveal the new covers, and I'd like your help!

The re-launch and cover reveals w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 26, 2015 05:00 • 3 views
Charlie Cochrane Charlie Cochrane's blog:
Which means, of course, that I'll be spamming you all week with blog tour stuff. There will be a missing scene, interviews with Jonty and Orlando themselves and lots of other fun!
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Published on January 26, 2015 05:37 • 5 views
Arturo Pérez-Reverte Arturo Pérez-Reverte's blog:

Supongo que a muchos se les habr� olvidado ya, si es que se enteraron. Por eso voy a hacer de aguafiestas, y recordarlo. Entre otras cosas, y m�s a menudo que muchas, el ser humano es cruel y es cobarde. Pero, por razones de conveniencia, tiene memoria flaca y s�lo se acuerda de su propia cruelda...

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Published on January 25, 2015 15:00 • 1 view
Michele  Lee Michele Lee's blog:
I’m updating the site, moving some things around and organizing things a bit better. I’m playing around with some widgets too, so if something vanishes, I’ll try to fix it as soon as I can. The big change so far is that I’ve re-entered the Smashwords forum and published my books there. So far onl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 22:27 • 2 views
Max Nemtsov Max Nemtsov's blog:

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Published on January 26, 2015 05:51 • 1 view
Christopher Fowler Christopher Fowler's blog:
1. When to keep the kids home from school; once it officially goes below -24 degrees Centigrade. A government ruling, apparently. -23 degrees and they still have to go. While I was in Tallinn this weekend, it was mild, just -3C. Last June it snowed (admittedly for the first time in 500 years). Af... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 12:46 • 2 views
Eve Langlais Eve Langlais's blog:

Brody Medium SizeBrody “Brutus” Jackson isn’t your average small-town mechanic. The shop where he spends his days doubles as the headquarters for the mercenary group he works with. They jokingly call themselves the Bang Shift because the government contracts they take are the less savory ones, and they’re all jus...

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Published on January 25, 2015 21:25 • 6 views
D.B. Reynolds D.B. Reynolds's blog:

DECEPTION IS COMING 31_edited-2It’s official. DECEPTION is supposed to be up for preorder sometime TODAY! Squeee! I was hoping to include the book description on this blog post, but couldn’t get the go-ahead in time. I’ll post it as soon as it’s official. The revisions are done, the line edit is done … we’re almost there. The...

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Published on January 26, 2015 02:13 • 6 views
Shiloah Baker Shiloah Baker's blog:
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Homemaking provides the soil that helps us each to GROW into who we ARE.


Here is a homemaking quote. We’d love your feedback! Please comment below.


homemaking provides the soil




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Published on January 25, 2015 11:36 • 5 views
Rosina Lippi Rosina Lippi's blog:

Contest conclusion: Lisa responded to Kerrie’s question by suggesting Susanna Kearsley’s The Rose Garden, and she’ll get a hard cover copy of Lake in the Clouds — Lisa, please contact me with your mailing address.


On another front, things are moving for The Gilded Hour. I’m working through my edit...

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Published on January 25, 2015 09:25 • 1 view
Tina Gayle Tina Gayle's blog:

Hello. Have you come for the guided tour of the castle? The guide’s not here yet, but I’m Harriet Mortlake, hitborough Castle’s archivist. I’ll answer any questions you might have while we wait. NO? Then I'll tell you about my role. I couldn’t believe it when I landed this job, but we have that... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 26, 2015 00:00 • 2 views
Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce's blog:

Hi guys! Jae here, just going through her tumblr mail and helping Tammy answer a couple messages from my phone.



PLEASE DONT SEND ORPHAN BLACK SPOILERS! I’m watching it with her right now and we’re half-way through season two.



Also, PLEASE DON’T SEND LENGTHY FANMAIL THROUGH TUMBLR. Send it to the gm...

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Published on January 25, 2015 12:17 • 2 views
Gwen Hayes Gwen Hayes's blog:
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The Daily Question with Gwen Hayes


How do you really feel about guyliner?

A new feature on the site is going to be our (yours and mine) Community Journal using a TheDaily Question. A question of the day to spark your inspiration. Every weekday, I’ll post a question of the day.


The post Daily Questi...

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Published on January 25, 2015 22:00 • 5 views
Tansy Rayner Roberts Tansy Rayner Roberts's blog:

secretsixcover1Title: Secret Six #1


Writer: Gail Simone


Artist: Ken Lashley & Drew Garaci


The Buzz: Basically, Gail Simone tweeted that Secret Six was coming back, and let slip that Catman was in the new team, and that was ALL WE NEEDED. Her previous run of Secret Six are the kind of comics you thrust into the...

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Published on January 25, 2015 16:49 • 5 views
Misty Evans Misty Evans's blog:

I just realized that I’ve been seeing a lot of contractor heroes in contemporary romances. I’ve actually thought of having a contractor hero in my books, but so far I haven’t. I wonder what makes them so attractive. Maybe the fact that they know how to use tools? If something breaks in your home,...

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Published on January 26, 2015 01:00 • 4 views
Kathi Lipp Kathi Lipp's blog:

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What I’ll Be Doing While You Stand In Line to Watch 50 Shades


A girlfriend told us last week that she’s planning a girl’s night to go watch 50 Shades of Grey with her friends in a few weeks. And another friend is planning on going to the movie with her husband for their Valentine’s Day night ou...

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Published on January 25, 2015 23:38 • 2 views
Matt Fraction Matt Fraction's blog:






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I tried to run her over and she took a damn selfie

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Published on January 25, 2015 21:30 • 5 views
Ally Blue Ally Blue's blog:

Yep, I’ve updated the Work In Progress page, making it a WIP/Coming Soon page and adding some stuff to it as well as updating the existing stuff. Also added a page forDown, with cover goodness, blurbage, and excerpt, so go check it out! You can also go see a really super long excerpt on the Ripti...

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Published on January 25, 2015 12:30 • 4 views
Linda Hall Linda Hall's blog:
Today I'm being interviewed over at OmniMystery News! Would love for you to hop on over and visit and join in on the conversation!

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Published on January 26, 2015 05:16 • 5 views
Kristen Simmons Kristen Simmons's blog:
It’s time for the Final GLASS ARROW Teaser Giveaway! And this time OMG THE PRIZES! I have more than a dozen books up for grabs – books by Katie McGarry, Sara Raasch, Jenna Black, Jay Kristoff, Melissa Landers, Christina Farley, Amy Christine Parker, Mindee Arnett, Mindy McGinnis, Kendare Black, C... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 26, 2015 05:07 • 11 views
Jennifer Hubert Jennifer Hubert's blog:
When Meg commits suicide, Cody is stunned. “…even though Meg was my best friend and I have told her everything there is to tell about me and I assumed she’d done the same, I’d had no idea. Not a clue.” What could possibly have caused cool, smart, indie-music loving Meg to take her own life? […]
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Published on January 25, 2015 07:03 • 5 views
K.M. Weiland K.M. Weiland's blog:

I have news for you: as a writer, you are failing. And that’s fantastic! Okay, maybe not the “failing” part so much. But the fact that youknow you’re failing should have you break dancing in the living room. Why? Because if you know your writing weaknesses, then you’re halfway down the road to ov...

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Published on January 24, 2015 03:00 • 4 views
Ann H. Gabhart Ann H. Gabhart's blog:
New Mystery Photo
Great Guesses

You all are the most fun! Love the guesses and I have to admit that I'm glad I did finally trick a few of you with my mystery picture. I still think it sort of looks like a fish head and NOBODY guessed anything near that. But somebody did guess a caterpillar under... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 25, 2015 18:57 • 2 views
Tom Kaczynski Tom Kaczynski's blog:

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In last week’s post I mentioned I’d write more about Carl Barks’ Duck by Peter Schilling Jr. (out now from Uncivilized Books). Well, I ended up writing about the Critical Cartoons series as a whole.


When I conceptualized the Critical Cartoons series for Uncivilized Books, I wanted to show the br...

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Published on January 25, 2015 16:18 • 2 views
Monica Edinger Monica Edinger's blog:

Next Monday morning the��ALA Youth Media Awards��will be announced. Many��wonderful books came into the world this year, some receiving��a great deal of attention while��others��were appreciated more quietly. And as is true��for all the hardworking committee members,��those��charged with selectin...

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Published on January 26, 2015 04:35 • 7 views
Steven Gould Steven Gould's blog:

Let us go, my beamish boy,

When the sky cries forth the chortled joy,

Like a Jubjub in the tumtum tree.

Let us go, through certain half-deserted lands

The muttering demands

Of uffish thoughts on manxome foes besought

And seeking, seeking, yet only finding nought:

Lands that follow like a frumious bander...

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Published on January 25, 2015 20:49 • 4 views
Dorien Grey Dorien Grey's blog:
We're all so busy living our lives that we seldom take the time to step back and really look at things. Not the big stuff upon which our existence depends, but on those millions and millions of trivialities that surround us every minute and yet go ignored. It is these little things which fascinat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 26, 2015 04:30 • 4 views
Elena Mauli Shapiro Elena Mauli Shapiro's blog:

In the Red publishes today!


The Millions took note, and I got advance notice of a good review forthcoming in Booklist: “Shapiro (13 rue Thérèse, 2011) has written a deeply dark yet strangely uplifting second novel, about a woman beginning to find herself, discovering her own power and the tools to...

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