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Julius Thompson Julius Thompson's blog:
Father’s Day is coming soon. If you don’t believe it, go to your Wal-Mart store or local grocery store and you will see balloons, cards and gifts lined up in neat rows on the shelves.

If you don’t have biological children, people give you a funny look…which is a look of ignorance.

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Published on June 01, 2015 20:02 • 21 views
Donald A. Norman Donald A. Norman's blog:
Mariko Hewer of the Association for Psychological Science interviewed me and wrote a nice discussion of the role that psychology should be playing in design. Too much of psychological research is abstract and over-specialized, that when it comes to answering what appear to be simple questions, th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 17:21 • 1 view
Cat Winters Cat Winters's blog:
All this week we're revealing the titles of our individual stories for Slasher Girls & Monster Boys . If you follow the hashtag #slashergirlsandmonsterboys on Twitter or Instagram, you'll see all fourteen titles appear by this Friday, June 5.

Last week, I briefly mentioned my story's title... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 11:04 • 1 view
Nora Roberts Nora Roberts's blog:

Those are three of my favorite things, and the weekend offered all. It seems a fair reward for a week focused on writing.

While May (after a glitch or two) proved itself bonny indeed, exceptional flowers generally come with exceptional weeds. Roses are especially lush around here this spring, and...

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Published on June 01, 2015 07:58 • 4 views
Beth Rinyu Beth Rinyu's blog:
Releasing July 2015




Easy Silence
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Published on June 01, 2015 19:07 • 25 views
S.M.  Stryker S.M. Stryker's blog:
Some of you might not know that Never forgotten love is being re-launch with the new cover. We are doing an author takeover on June 13 from 2:30PM EST to 10:00PM EST

I am also having a blog tour for Never Forgotten Love running June 22-26, 2015. This is a Book 1 in A Story of Second Chances Series... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 18:52 • 5 views
Karen Amanda Hooper Karen Amanda Hooper's blog:
This past Saturday, I was honored to be part of the first Writer's Festival at Blake High School in Tampa, Florida.

Students, teachers, and some other local writers attended to hear presenters (including me!) speak about topics including publishing, poetry, fantasy, and more. It was energizing an... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 07:17 • 1 view
Donna Russo Morin Donna Russo Morin's blog:
His parents were wed in secret, many thought of him as a bastard; he was baptized with the name Ludovico (named for a Sforza uncle); he was the son of one of the most famous and powerful woman of the Renaissance…and he became the first titled Medici.

Bianca Riario and her
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Published on June 01, 2015 14:22 • 3 views
Robert A. Saul Robert A. Saul's blog:
MCC quote of the day--
"The other exciting thing about aging is learning about perspective, learning how my life relates to the sacrifices of those from previous and current generations...This has become a sobering realization for me." (Section 5 Love for Others, Chapter 39 Freedom and Sacrifice,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 18:48 • 4 views
Rachel Higginson Rachel Higginson's blog:
I can't believe it's over!!!

Love and Decay. From Reagan's Perspective. Is done.

It's the end of an era.

Or at least it feels that way to me.

Maybe I'm the only one with snot running down her face and a constant stream of excessive emotional tearsthat feels this way, but writing that last episode was... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 12:00 • 5 views
Jagannath Rao Adukuri Jagannath Rao Adukuri's blog:
Just what occurs to small arguments.Like the one day moth that embraces a window-sill,a small argument against a big rain about tantalising light in our room.

We are a slightly bigger argument under a magnificent solipsistic sun.Ours shall go poof in the same way and by the same earth and its dust... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 18:42 • 24 views
Tanya Lloyd Kyi Tanya Lloyd Kyi's blog:

This is a Random Monday post, in the tradition of Eileen Cook (who, incidentally, has a new book out).


* I went for my first swim of the season at Jericho this weekend. I think there was an iceberg just out of sight, sending a current of Arctic meltwater directly to where I was swimming.


* My daug...

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Published on June 01, 2015 08:48 • 4 views
Roni Loren Roni Loren's blog:



The Fearless Romantics Roni Loren Street Team is officially open to membership!!! Spread the word about my books, get exclusive perks, and meet other readers!


What the heck is a street team? Here’s the deal. A street team means that you love my books (thank you!) and want to spread the word about...

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Published on June 01, 2015 12:22 • 3 views
Melanie Clegg Melanie Clegg's blog:

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Even though I have lived in the West Country for over ten years, I am ashamed to admit that until just a few weeks ago I had never set foot inside the famous Roman Baths at Bath. This oversight becomes even more peculiar when you consider that I live in Bristol, which is probably less than fif...

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Published on June 01, 2015 07:58 • 6 views
Gail Simone Gail Simone's blog:
Everyone On the Internet Has Their 3 Best Games Ever:

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What are your favorite 3 games ever? #gaming #games



People are still answering this on Twitter. Ha!

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Published on June 01, 2015 16:11 • 3 views
Sarah L. Johnson Sarah L. Johnson's blog:
Best known for her sagas of historical British life, Lightfoot’s newest release fits with the popular dual-narratives trend, in which family secrets from an earlier generation spill forth in a later era with dramatic results. Here the plot centers on the surprising suicide of Abbie Myers’ mother... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 10:46 • 2 views
Jim Dreis Jim Dreis's blog:
“ When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. ”

Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Published on June 01, 2015 18:11 • 4 views
Vicki Pettersson Vicki Pettersson's blog:

Good morning! I hope everyone had a happy weekend! I finally saw Fury Road, had an unexpectedly nice BBQ (ie., the weather cooperated) and spent a little time working and planning a blog post about the road trip I undertook to research SWERVE.


As you may know, it’s a chase book set on one road–the...

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Published on June 01, 2015 06:54 • 1 view
Richard Cahill Richard Cahill's blog:
PictureDagmar Here in San Diego, we just got some weather—2 inches of rain in May, which happens about as often as Chuck Norris gets nominated for an Oscar. We reacted in our usual way, by having some accidents on the freeway and forgetting to turn off our automatic lawn sprinklers.

The most important...
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Published on June 01, 2015 06:30 • 2 views
Nicholette Campbell Nicholette Campbell's blog:
“Hurry, Summer. We have to hurry,” Paige said in a chillingly calm voice as I felt her being jerked away. Both she and I were still reaching out for one another when Benjamin tossed her frail body across the room like a football. The loud thud and flash of flames confirmed my worst fears. Paige w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 18:00 • 36 views
Steven Atwood Steven Atwood's blog:
Horizons A New World Order Series (The Rise Book 1) by Steven Atwood Horizons is a dystopian science fiction novella prior to the end times.This story is the beginning of a short series. It is currently available in Kindle format. In August, it will be available on Nook and Kobo. Part two is being edited right now and will be available on Amazon soon.


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Published on June 01, 2015 17:57 • 4 views
Stephanie Burgis Stephanie Burgis's blog:

The fabulous Susie Day (whose Pea's Book series is one of my favorite MG series, ever) tagged me last week to do the Ten Terrible Titles meme. Here are the rules:

Scroll through your manuscript and stop on a random place, ten times. Whatever you land on becomes one of ten terrible titles....

Read...

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Published on June 01, 2015 12:37 • 4 views
Leigh Bardugo Leigh Bardugo's blog:


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I crave summer like I crave every book by naturallysteph



Hellolbardugo! Would you want this? If yes, I can give it to you during your signing here! :)



I love!!! And yes, I could also pass it along to Steph at Geeky Con if you like

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Published on June 01, 2015 13:03 • 6 views
Mike Duran Mike Duran's blog:

PlayItRiskyThis morning, I read with interest an article entitled Who killed the contemporary Christian music industry? over at The Week. I’m usually pretty skeptical of such pieces. The Christian music biz is an easy target for haters of the evangelical brand. Which often guarantees thatarticles like the o...

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Published on June 01, 2015 09:06 • 2 views
Katalina Leon Katalina Leon's blog:

Are there any reviewers out there interested in previewing/ reviewing a sexy, funny paranormal from Fated Desires upcoming special lines books? "Hoodoo Blue" is about a witch with a dating problem and an unlucky Lycan who's sworn off curvyblonde bombshells. A shared enchanted cocktail shackles t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 12, 2014 09:02 • 3 views
Sarah Madison Sarah Madison's blog:

chemistry“The main characters had no chemistry together.”

One of the most damning sentences that any creative artist can read in a review. I don’t care if you’re an author, or a scriptwriter, or a producer—the words make you cringe, and strike fear deep in your heart. Lack of chemistry between your lead c...

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Published on June 01, 2015 10:39 • 2 views
John Piper John Piper's blog:
What is Christian Unity?

Unity among two or more people gets its virtue entirely from something else. Unity itself is neutral until it is given goodness or badness by something else. So if Herod and Pilate are unified by their common scorn for Jesus (Luke 23:12), this is not a good unity. But if Paul and Silas sing toget...

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Published on June 01, 2015 17:45 • 5 views
Jo Walton Jo Walton's blog:
I found some fragmentary letters of Xenophon's, and one of them, discussing Socrates's belief that true poverty is ignorance, not lack of money, was to Lamprocleia, a woman. This is Xenophon, the well known general and who was also a friend of Socrates, but my point is here, Xenophon, not that we... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 17:18 • 9 views
محمد إلهامي محمد إلهامي's blog:
قد التزمنا في هذا المقال أن نسوق أقوال المؤرخين الغربيين فقط ليكون ذلك أبلغ في الحجة!
قليل من العرب والأتراك من يعرفون أن القسطنطينية فضَّلت أن تذهب إلى الأتراك على أن تخضع لسلطان الكاثوليكية في روما، وفيما قبل هذا الفتح العظيم جرت أحد أهم المحاولات في توحيد الكنيستين تحت سلطان البابا في روما، وأ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 13:01 • 5 views
Darynda Jones Darynda Jones's blog:


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Published on June 01, 2015 08:51 • 14 views
Suzanne Woods Fisher Suzanne Woods Fisher's blog:

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Thankyoufor celebrating the release ofThe Heart of the Amishwith me! And congratulations toallthe winners:


Apple Watch:

Brittany Gilley

Daminika VanderWeerdt


Kindle Fire HD 6:

Andrea Woodard


Nook Glowlight:

Leanna Morris


$25 Gift Card

(winner’s choice of Amazon or Barnes & Noble):


Danice Hall

Carol...

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Published on June 01, 2015 06:00 • 2 views
A.M. Dellamonica A.M. Dellamonica's blog:
I got up this morning to the news that Child of a Hidden Seais on the longlist for theSunburst Award, in the YA category. I’m in good company; in addition to a number of authors whose writing I know but whom I haven’t met personally, the ever-fantasticCaitlin Sweet and Charlene Challenger are on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 09:58 • 3 views
Danielle Steel Danielle Steel's blog:

Hi Everyone,


How are you?? All is good with you, I hope!!!


The week has been insanely busy yet again. The bats flying in the windows are not quite as large, but it’s the tennis game of life, where a problem heads at us, we hit it to the opposite side of the court, it comes back at us again, and ba...

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Published on June 01, 2015 10:00 • 4 views
Rachel Aaron Rachel Aaron's blog:
YES! At long last, One Good Dragon Deserves Another, the highly anticipated sequel to Nice Dragons Finish Lasthas a release date, and that date is August 1st, 2015! (Pre-order here, if that's your jam) (And for Amazon.UK)

After barely escaping the machinations of his terrifying mother, two all-k...
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Published on June 01, 2015 06:13 • 3 views
Jennifer Shirk Jennifer Shirk's blog:
Happy Monday!

June 1st. Ugg. The year is practically over and I'm behind in my writing goals.
I hate when that happens.

Anyhew, still working on edits for Wedding Date for Hire, but I hope to hand them in this week. Already planning to write a third in this series then write in a totally different g... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 06:30 • 2 views
Marie Lu Marie Lu's blog:


One of my first steps when brainstorming a completely new story: sketching characters out. Relaxation therapy!

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Published on June 01, 2015 16:13 • 29 views
Claire Delacroix Claire Delacroix's blog:

The rights to my Dragonfire digital-only short story, Harmonia’s Kiss, are reverting to me. This means that the buy links have disappeared from the various online portals. Because the rights are reverting to me, NAL doesn’t have the right to sell copies any longer.


I intend to include the story in...

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Published on June 01, 2015 05:00 • 4 views
Liz Fichera Liz Fichera's blog:
While I was on vacation, a friend of mine asked for some young adult recommendations for her teen son. Her son and my nephew had a few of the same likes and dislikes (e.g. more adventure; "no kissing books," as my nephew often tells me.) I rattled off a few books that I had read recently that I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 01, 2015 05:26 • 3 views
Lisa  Fox Lisa Fox's blog:

A KISS IN THE DARK is now available to bloggers and reviewers on NetGalley! It is the third book in my Midnight Kiss Series with Harper Impulse, set in the same world as ONE KISS & HER PERFECT LIPS!


GET IT RIGHT HERE: https://s2.netgalley.com/catalog/book/66896


A Kiss in the Dark



Filed under: News Tagged: A...

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Published on June 01, 2015 13:17 • 2 views
Jodi Meadows Jodi Meadows's blog:

What I’ve been working on: I’ve been super busy this month, going to RT Conference in Dallas, working on MY LADY JANE with Brodi and Cynthia, tinkering with Cell Story, and generally trying to keep from getting too far behind.


And, I just got pass pages for both THE GLOWING KNIGHT (OQ novella 2) a...

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Published on May 31, 2015 06:00 • 8 views
Bart D. Ehrman Bart D. Ehrman's blog:

In this thread I have been discussing documents known from early Christianity that no longer exist and that I very much wish would be discovered. So far I have talked about the lost letters of Paul, the writings of Paul’s opponents, Q (the source used by Matthew and Luke for many of their sayings...

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Published on June 01, 2015 08:14 • 5 views
Elizabeth Loupas Elizabeth Loupas's blog:

If you’re on my email mailing list, of course, you received your link to this story last week. (Hint, hint—you can sign up for the list using the signup form at right.) Now, I’m publishing the link to “To The End of Time” for everyone!

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Here’s my description of the story, which originally ra...

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Published on June 01, 2015 08:12 • 4 views
Rachel Neumeier Rachel Neumeier's blog:

I do enjoy May usually. Rain — usually. (Certainly this year, good heavens, it can stop for a week or two now, please.) Not too hot. (Very much not too hot this year; it was 55 degrees this morning. Amazing. Brr.)


Flowers, of course!


Physocarpos


Peony


M sieboldii


Ish with roses


I do not recommend that you actually teach a young...

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Published on June 01, 2015 09:47 • 6 views
Hemant Mehta Hemant Mehta's blog:

Earlier today, comedian Tracy Morgan gave his first interview since being in an accident that killed one of his friends.

During the segment with Matt Lauer, Morgan thanked lots of people involved in his recovery: The doctor, the nurses, his family, the police, the passers-by on the side of the roa...

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Published on June 01, 2015 12:30 • 2 views
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