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Teodora Kostova Teodora Kostova's blog:
I seriously can't wait to get my hands on these beauties!

Against the Grain by Charlie Cochet
This is the 5th instalment in Ms Cochet's THIRDS series. If you haven't read them yet, please do! One of the best shifter series out there. Seriously addicting.

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Published on July 03, 2015 11:12 • 3 views
Anthony  Ryan Anthony Ryan's blog:

Many thanks to everyone who entered the Queen of Fire giveaway. Also thanks for the all the kind comments in the emails and apologies for not being able to respond to everyone individually. Without further ado, the randomly selected winners are:


1st place: Jared Pannell, winning a signed, lined an...

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Published on July 03, 2015 09:37 • 2 views
Charlie Cochet Charlie Cochet's blog:

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Hello all! Welcome to the cover reveal event for Against The Grain, the fifth book in the THIRDS series.


It releases on August 3, 2015, published by Dreamspinner Press.


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As the fiercest Defense Agent at the THIRDS, Destructive Delt...

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Published on July 03, 2015 04:00 • 3 views
J.A. Jance J.A. Jance's blog:
Photo of J.A. Jance and Bill Farley, December 21, 2013.

J.A. Jance with Bill Farley of the Seattle Mystery Bookstore, December 21, 2013.

I’ve just spent eight hours of my life signing tip-in sheets for Dance of the Bones. What that means is, the publisher sent 3200 title pages to autograph. It took eight hours total—six yesterday and two today. I wor...

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Published on July 03, 2015 06:00 • 1 view
Liana Brooks Liana Brooks's blog:
There are about twelve hundred blog posts in the netverse telling you how to support authors. Everything from buying books to leaving reviews to suggestions of what pens to buy authors for their birthdays. Those are all really sweet, and totally appropriate for reader-level support.

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Published on July 03, 2015 12:50 • 4 views
Θοδωρής Γεωργακόπουλος Θοδωρής Γεωργακόπουλος's blog:

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Από το 2012 κι ύστερα, οι εκλογές που γίνονται σ' αυτή τη χώρα είναι υπέροχες. Θαυμάσιες. Για πρώτη φορά στην ιστορία της Γ' Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας -ίσως για πρώτη φορά γενικότερα-, οι Έλληνες πολίτες ψηφίζουν τόσο ελεύθερα και ανεμπόδιστα σύμφωνα με ό,τι υπάρχει μέσα στο κεφάλι τους. Έτσι ολόκ...

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Published on July 03, 2015 10:12 • 3 views
Kirsten Weiss Kirsten Weiss's blog:


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A Race with Mermaids and Tritons (1895),Collier Twentyman Smithers

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Published on July 03, 2015 18:00 • 1 view
Robert R. Mitchell Robert R. Mitchell's blog:
I gasped loudly and began blindly backtracking towards the woods. Mouth agape, eyes wide, stomach sunk and mind frantically racing, I fell backwards over the same damn log I’d tripped over earlier, the only benefit being that I knew exactly where to crawl. The thousands of razor-sharp glass shard... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 18:50 • 34 views
Kristy Acevedo Kristy Acevedo's blog:
I’ll admit it; I’m jealous of everyone who gets to participate in NaNoWriMo each November. There is NO WAY I can write a novel in November. I am a high school English teacher. You can try to inspire me by saying that I can do anything I put my mind to…blah, blah, blah, but it […]
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Published on April 12, 2015 05:56 • 2 views
Anne Mateer Anne Mateer's blog:

This weekend, as we celebrate the founding of our great nation, I want to encourage you to pray for our country. Not just a hit-0r-miss, occasional prayer, but consistent, concentrated prayer. Not for political agendas, but for people.

To this end, my dear friend Lisa Holmes and I have been meet...

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Published on July 03, 2015 03:00 • 1 view
Benedict Jacka Benedict Jacka's blog:

The first chapter of Veiled is now up on this site in extract form! You can read it here.


Back in the UK after several weeks of travel. I’m dealing with various non-writing things, and in the meantime I’m working on the edits for Burned and figuring out plans for Alex Verus #8.

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Published on July 03, 2015 02:00 • 5 views
Kell Andrews Kell Andrews's blog:

shark-coverorientationWhere do stories come from? One of my favorite topics when speaking to readers is where writers get their ideas and how to turn ideas into stories.


Before I wrote The Mermaid Game: A summer short story, I wrote Shark and Minnow: A summer memoir, a nonfiction essay about sisters at the beach, a boy...

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Published on July 03, 2015 06:53 • 1 view
Karen Azinger Karen Azinger's blog:
I was doing a search on Google and came across this site that claimed to have the "Top Famous Quotes" from Karen Azinger, among other notables. :) Since I'd never heard of the site, I clicked on it with a mixture of curiosity and trepidation. To my surprise and delight, the site had great quotes... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 18:15 • 5 views
Carrie Ann Ryan Carrie Ann Ryan's blog:

Written in Ink CoverMontgomery Ink Book 4 – Coming Oct 13th, 2015


There’s nothing worse for a writer than missing a deadline. For Griffin Montgomery, his failure to do what he loves comes at a blow. He didn’t understand how it was affecting his life until his well-meaning family intercedes. His sisters have hired h...

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Published on July 03, 2015 09:26 • 1 view
David Weinberger David Weinberger's blog:

Reddit is in flames. I can only see one way out of it that preserves the site’s unique value.


I say this as an old man who loves Reddit despite being way outside its main demographic. Of course there are outrageously objectionable subreddits—topical discussion boards—but you don’t have to visit th...

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Published on July 03, 2015 15:26 • 6 views
Terence Hannum Terence Hannum's blog:
Shadow of the Horns: Hail to the Metal Gods | Treble:

“Here’s where we add the “arguably not metal” disclaimer. Locrian have
long occupied a peculiar space in extreme music, their innovative and
avant garde sound having roots in noise, industrial, dark ambient and
shoegaze. But it’s definitely he...

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Published on July 03, 2015 07:00 • 1 view
Randy Alcorn Randy Alcorn's blog:





I encourage you to read through this great post by Kevin DeYoung, then consider sharing it. I also highly recommend Kevin's recent excellent book What Does the Bible Really Teach about Homosexuality?



40 Questions for Christians Now Waving Rainbow Flags

For evangelicals who lament last Friday’s Su...

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Published on July 03, 2015 00:00 • 3 views
R.P. Dahlke R.P. Dahlke's blog:

This is a Celebration by my good friend and author blogger,Nikita Jonhri. I’m in it, and lots of my favorite authors are too, so you know it’s going to be good! The contest lasts the month of July so you have plenty of chances to win! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...

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Published on July 03, 2015 15:41 • 2 views
Jacob M. Appel Jacob M. Appel's blog:
A new giveaway for Einstein's Beach House is now live on Amazon:

https://giveaway.amazon.com/p/639cecc...

Good luck! And, as always, please contact me directly if you'd like a PDF for free.

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Published on July 03, 2015 18:04 • 4 views
Jenny  Lawson Jenny Lawson's blog:

Tomorrow is our wedding anniversary and that means that Victor and I havebeen married for 19 years.


15 years was giant metal chickens and I think 17 years was when I rented thatsloth and a tiny kangaroo to surprise Victor in our living room (he was very surprised) but I didn’t know what to do for...

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Published on July 03, 2015 11:50 • 7 views
Jennie Shortridge Jennie Shortridge's blog:
I'm often asked if I'm in a writers' group, if I think they're a good thing, and if I know of any good ones to join!
All good questions, and the answers are: sometimes, if you're diligent, and sorry, wish I did. But for those who are out there searching, or who have a group that may not be functio... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 14:25 • 5 views
Alette J. Willis Alette J. Willis's blog:
I wanted to write one last giving post before moving on to my next project (whichinvolves givingas you will see). The act of gift giving is made in relationship, a giver must have a receiver in order for a gift to come into being. Because stories are at heartgifts, this is echoed instorytellers n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 09:47 • 1 view
Tonya Kappes Tonya Kappes's blog:
Friyay and giveaway winners!!

YAY!! It's FriYAY!!! Congratulations winners!! YOU have one week to claim your prize by emailing me through my contact page on my website.

Monday's winner of the garden fun pack: Mary Richardson
Tasty Tuesday Winner: Peggy and roman holiday cocktail!

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Published on July 03, 2015 03:00 • 6 views
Milly Johnson Milly Johnson's blog:
It’s a standing joke amongst us authors how many times we are asked this question: ‘I bet you wished you’d written that 50 Shades of Grey, don’t you?’ With an estimated wealth of 75 million, although that figure rises on a minute-to-minute basis, 647,000 sales in its first 3 days, number one posi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 08:47 • 4 views
Bette Lee Crosby Bette Lee Crosby's blog:
The LoftThe Loft COMING SOON... CAN A SINGLE MEMORY SAVE THE LIFE OF SOMEONE YOU LOVE? Overview

CAN A SINGLE MEMORY SAVE THE LIFE OF SOMEONE YOU LOVE?

Annie Doyle believes the answer is yes, but will she find it in time?

Fifty years of memories are hidden in the walls of the loft. Now Ophelia Browne is l...

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Published on July 03, 2015 07:00 • 2 views
Sheila Deeth Sheila Deeth's blog:
I was searching the bookstore for something to read on a journey. Not too long, I thought, as it would be a pain to carry. (Yeah I know, I could have taken a kindle, but the battery might have run out.) Not too short, or I'd finish it too soon. And not one of those unfinished, wait-for-the-sequel... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 02, 2015 23:20 • 1 view
C.E.  Wilson C.E. Wilson's blog:
Hey readers!

Just wanted to say that a new book is available on Amazon.com. "To Nowhere" is a young adult book about a young woman named Lyris who is suddenly thrust into another world where giants are no longer creatures from fairy tales.

Any takers? Any one out there looking for something differe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 17:45 • 7 views
Katherine Silva Katherine Silva's blog:

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(Pictured from left to right: Top; Scott Goudsward, Peter Dudar, Josiah Pitchforth, and Duane E. Coffill. Bottom: Dale Phillips, Katherine Silva)


This past weekend, I battled hordes of cosplaying people and visited Port-Con, an annual convention celebrating geek culture in South Portland. Thi...

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Published on July 03, 2015 04:13 • 1 view
N.J. Nielsen N.J. Nielsen's blog:
Why is it every time I start writing these last 7K of #1: Harder & Harder To Breathe... I wind up going into #2: One Last kiss Goodbye... and changing things around?
Why is it when I finally have time to myself one of the family (mainly the kids) has to come and annoy the crap out of me?... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 11:57 • 5 views
Angel M.B. Chadwick Angel M.B. Chadwick's blog:
An excerpt from my novel "Weeping Well." Feedback is appreciated.








Chapter 1 & 2



Madison, Mississippi
October 1984


The Clown Gods Are Laughing Out Loud


Seven year old, Evangeline Murphy was in her bedroom she shared with her twin sister, with the door closed, cupping her ears with her hands, cring... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 17:26 • 5 views
Ted Dekker Ted Dekker's blog:

They call her the Queen of the Outcasts. Maviah, a woman whose fate was sealed on her birth by this world-unwanted, illegitimate, female, a slave-subject to the whims of all. But then she met a man named Yeshua who opened her eyes. She found strength in his words, peace from the brutal word aroun...

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Published on June 25, 2015 08:32 • 4 views
Mina Carter Mina Carter's blog:
It’s that time of week again…Freebie Friday!! As always, these prices (FREE) were correct at time of posting but PLEASE check before you click!!
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Published on July 03, 2015 06:31 • 6 views
Nicholette Campbell Nicholette Campbell's blog:
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Lucas’s warning was in my thoughts when I heard a Tick-tock, tick-tock sound; a clock was ticking nearby to the beat of my heart. I hadn’t yet opened my eyes; the feeling of being burned alive crowded my mind. The stench of burning flesh was etched into my memory forever. My life as Summer... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 17:26 • 49 views
Kit Bakke Kit Bakke's blog:
Your kitchen: Get used to it.

Your kitchen: Get used to it.


Have you lived through a house renovation and lived to tell about it? Did your marriage almost fall apart after living in a ripped up house for a year or so? Have you had it up to here with construction guys showing up at your house at 7 am 5 days a week for months a...

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Published on July 03, 2015 07:37 • 6 views
Michelle Madow Michelle Madow's blog:
This Friday I’m giving away Storm by Amanda Sun, to celebrate it’s release this week! The giveaway is international, as long as you live in a country where Book Depository ships to.


About Storm
After almost a year in Japan, Katie Greene has finally unearthed the terrible secret behind her boyfrie... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 00:00 • 3 views
Dave Zeltserman Dave Zeltserman's blog:

A full case history in the order in which they were originally written:

1) JULIUS KATZ, originally published in the Sept/Oct 2009 issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Shamus & Derringer award winner, 3rd place in Ellery Queen's Readers Choice Award, honorable mention in Best American Myste... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 08:55 • 4 views
Francine Rivers Francine Rivers's blog:

For the past couple of years, our pastor has issued a challenge to read through Proverbs during July. Thirty-one days in the month, thirty-one chapters in the book. It is a very straight-forward, practical book about living out faith – and the consequences that come when we don’t.

Here’s what I h...

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Published on July 03, 2015 06:52 • 5 views
Cassandra Dean Cassandra Dean's blog:

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Five HOT 1Night Stand stories by Jessica E. Subject about sexy heroes from other planets.



What do a librarian, a nurse, a director’s assistant, a housekeeper, and an orphan have in common? They all end up spending an evening with a gorgeous stranger. But, will one night lead to more, or will th...

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Published on July 03, 2015 01:30 • 3 views
Sam Crescent Sam Crescent's blog:

Hi all,


Just stopping by to let you know that the pre-order for, Porn Star, is now available at Amazon. This book is released on July 6th, and it is a standalone. :-)


pornstar1lPre-Order Links: Amazon (US) / Amazon (UK) / Amazon (AU) / Amazon (CA)


Jason is known as Bone Harder, a porn star with a ten inch dic...

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Published on July 02, 2015 22:59 • 7 views
Steven Konkoly Steven Konkoly's blog:

1235 Steve Konkoly KWPC cover_7I’ve thought long and hard about my strategy moving forward, and I’ve decided to…


WRITE THE BOOKS I LOVE AND PUBLISH THEM WITH AMAZON.


THE SAME THING I’VE DONE SINCE THE BEGINNING.


Somehow this has worked for me amidst all of the changes, controversy, new programs, tweaks to the programs and g...

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Published on July 03, 2015 10:25 • 7 views
Russell Phillips Russell Phillips's blog:

I spent last weekend at Bovington Tank Museum, attending Tank Fest 2015. For those who aren’t aware, Tank Fest is an annual event, where the museum brings out a selection of vehicles and has them drive around the arena. It’s a chance to see the vehicles running, rather than stationary in a displa...

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Published on July 03, 2015 03:17 • 4 views
K.J. Bishop K.J. Bishop's blog:

My first attempt at jewellery: bronze and silver rings featuring one of my favourite obsessions, the bauta mask. This is also my first go at a patina. I used liver of sulphur and got quite varied effects. The first two rows are bronze and the rest are silver (the first silver row is polished back...

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Published on July 03, 2015 00:49 • 2 views
Melissa Lemon Melissa Lemon's blog:
I oppose same-sex marriage for a few reasons. And I write this post in the hopes that I will have some peace and quiet in my mind. It has never been easy for me to feel something so strongly without expressing it. I have resisted many times in the past because of fear: fear of being ridiculed, fe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 03, 2015 04:46 • 6 views
Jonathan Stroud Jonathan Stroud's blog:


Final edits done - Lockwood 3 is finished and off at the printers now!

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Published on July 03, 2015 02:33 • 11 views
Joan Reeves Joan Reeves's blog:
As you may have noticed, I've had a lot going on in my life in 2015. Life finally settled into a more placid routine, and I went a week without an emergency.

That's when I realized how very tired I was. You know? It's like doing a lot of physical work and not realizing how tired you are until you... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 02, 2015 21:21 • 1 view
Gail Simone Gail Simone's blog:
“I keep saying this is the book that Frederic Wertham is going to jump out of his grave to bitch about.”

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Gail Simone, speaking to The Mary Sue about her upcoming title CrossWind (via braincoins)

HA!

I forgot I said that. :)

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Published on July 03, 2015 11:33 • 3 views
Keira Andrews Keira Andrews's blog:

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To live through the zombie apocalypse they have to survive each other first.


3 Chicks After Dark rave about gay shifter romance Kick at the Darkness:



Thank you, Keira Andrews, for a kickass zombie apocalypse book!… Andrews builds a world that’s familiar and before our eyes transforms it int...

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Published on July 03, 2015 08:48 • 6 views
Elspeth Cooper Elspeth Cooper's blog:

Picture of mailboxYou’re probably going to think I’m making something out of nothing, but this bugged me enough to write a post, so . . .


I get quite a few emails from strangers – readers asking when the next book’s out (I’m working on it, I promise!), moms who want to know if my stories are an age-appropriate gift...

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Published on July 03, 2015 12:17 • 4 views
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