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Paula Cappa Paula Cappa's blog:
Reading Fiction, Tales of Terror Blog, a short-short story for Winter Solstice:

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Published on December 22, 2014 14:31 • 1 view
Kevin R. Doyle Kevin R. Doyle's blog:
We've moved up the release date for The Litter by a couple of days. It will now appear on February 13, which just happens to be a Friday. Perfect timing for the subject matter.
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Published on December 22, 2014 14:21 • 3 views
Billy Ray Chitwood Billy Ray Chitwood's blog:

Lindsay Chitwood Amelda Baker


The Christmas Gift


A few white flakes fell on the little boy’s cheeks just as he and his Papa filled the last gunny sack with leaves. The old man of slight build and grayish hair and whiskers tied off the end of the sack and lifted his face to the sky.


“Well, Bobby-boy, we might be having a whit...

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Published on December 22, 2014 09:45 • 65 views
Mark Buchignani Mark Buchignani's blog:
The day job has been cutting into my reading (and writing) time. I seem to be on the one-book-a-month plan, which leaves much more George Stewart to go, despite the latest volumes by Baker, Amis, and Atwood piling up.

Not having surveyed or ordered Stewart’s work beforehand, I have been choosing r... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 14:12 • 2 views
Ted Galdi Ted Galdi's blog:
The landmark indie bookstore - Bookends in Ridgewood, NJ - now has signed copies of Elixir for sale. I personally dropped them off this afternoon for the owner; I'm on the East Coast from California for the holidays, and wanted to check out this store while I had the chance. If you live in the No... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 14:10 • 2 views
Zach Chopchinski Zach Chopchinski's blog:
Today as I wake up next to my best friend, I am greeted by my great dane’s big sloppy tongue informing me that it is breakfast time. As I slide out of bed, the little Italian greyhound begins his excited dance, enforcing the original assumption that it is indeed breakfast time. The Maine coon cat... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 14:10 • 1 view
Jill Shalvis Jill Shalvis's blog:

Here’s what I’m working on, a tease, a NOT edited page from this coming April’s STILL THE ONE:


And sure enough, in walked her boss: six feet two inches of solid muscle, testosterone, and attitude. And damned if she didn�t have a secret thing for all of the above. Very secret, since she�d gone the...

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Published on December 22, 2014 08:17 • 4 views
Mari Hamill Mari Hamill's blog:
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Published on December 22, 2014 14:07 • 5 views
Alice Rene Alice Rene's blog:
I haven't done this in a while--been to busy writing a book and living. No one has ever told me to get a life. I have too many lives but I like it that way. Blogging hasn't been part of that life in a while so I'm a little rusty at it.

So, what shall I tell you? My book is finally in the hands of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 14:04 • 5 views
Lola Dodge Lola Dodge's blog:
It’s Christmas week! I posted my ridiculous Chris […]
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Published on December 21, 2014 21:05 • 5 views
Tracy Ewens Tracy Ewens's blog:
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Published on December 22, 2014 13:58 • 4 views
Polly A. Bauer Polly A. Bauer's blog:
The Plastic Effect: How Urban Legends Influence the Use and Misuse of Credit CardsCheckout Polly's video series on using plastic during the holiday season while staying debt-free and stress-free through the next year.

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Published on December 22, 2014 13:53 • 24 views
Carla M. Soares Carla M. Soares's blog:
Sento-me para escrever, entusiasmada com os primeiros passos de um livro ainda insipiente, escrevo duas linhas do capítulo 3, página 15 ou 16, e sou obrigada a parar. Porquê? Não, não é porque um dos meus filhos me chamou, estou no café, nem por ter sido distraída por qualquer acontecimento. Sou... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 02:47 • 4 views
Eva LeFoy Eva LeFoy's blog:
Follow My Lead, my short sexy story is now available FREE on Amazon Kindle:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00QE1HB74

Thanks to the economic downturn, Cassie lost her job months ago and is living with her grandmother. Desperate to get her life back on track, she applies for a job as a stripper. But Cassi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 13:43 • 3 views
Kristina Seleshanko Kristina Seleshanko's blog:
It's taken me over a month, working in bursts between homeschooling, working, and housework, but I finally finished painting our tiny house motor home bedroom! It was a lot of work...but worth it. Even my husband - who, although he was okay with me painting and decorating as I wish, said he reall... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 07:30 • 3 views
Georgia Le Carre Georgia Le Carre's blog:
Hi everyone,

For those of you looking forward to reading 'Hypnotized', I have now uploaded the book blurb. So if you would like to add it to your shelf please do.

Also, I want to WISH everyone of my readers and everyone else here on Goodreads, wonderful holidays and a fabulous festive season.

Lots o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 13:16 • 1 view
John E. Smethers John E. Smethers's blog:
More often than not, an addict and/or alcoholic has to have a profound spiritual experience before intrinsic recovery can start taking place. www.ScumbagSewerRats.com
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Published on December 22, 2014 13:11 • 3 views
L.H. Cosway L.H. Cosway's blog:
Right now I'm deep in the process of writing this book. I hope all you Six of Hearts fans are looking forward to meeting Jay's long lost brother! For now, I'd like to share with you the cover and a short excerpt :-D

Have a wonderful Christmas! <3





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Before I knew it I was standing and a s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 03:18 • 5 views
Lisa Lieberman Lisa Lieberman's blog:
"Get ready for a torrid tropical holiday!" That's how the announcer on the trailer for Weekend in Havana (1941) introduced this film. Torrid: full of passionate or highly charged emotions arising from sexual love. Now there's an adjective to get your heart rate up! The list of synonyms in my thes... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 12:57 • 3 views
Aliyah Burke Aliyah Burke's blog:

Spent the morning at the Nex, nice to catch up with people I don’t get to see nearly enough anymore. Ran some other errands, DH reminded me the cat would probably like more than imaginary food in his dish, so picked up another bag for him. Still…haven’t mailed off the last of my gifts, sigh..I’m...

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Published on December 22, 2014 10:33 • 4 views
pleasefindthis pleasefindthis's blog:
So, as you may have noticed, we're not really here right now. Or at least, less so than usual.

Jon is capturing light, somewhere in the world - I'm never really sure where he is but I'm pretty close to getting some kind of electronic bell that goes around his neck and periodically texts me the wor... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 00:48 • 3 views
Bernard M. Levinson Bernard M. Levinson's blog:
A More Perfect Torah  At the Intersection of Philology and Hermeneutics in Deuteronomy and the Temple Scroll (Critical Studies in the Hebrew Bible - CSHB 1) by Bernard M. Levinson The following list of editorial reviews can be found on the publisher's website: http://www.eisenbrauns.com/item/LEVMO...

"A More Perfect Torah is an important contribution to the ongoing dialogue about text and composition. The best feature of the work is the author's effort to bring together t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 12:49 • 4 views
Elaine Cantrell Elaine Cantrell's blog:
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Author is offering Two $10.00 Amazon Gift Cards GiveawayTwo Winners will be randomly chosen via rafflecopterContest ends: December 24, 11:59 pm, 2014Open: Internationally [image error]a Rafflecopter giveawayASIN: B00QR552TG Genre: Interracial Christian Romance Author: Michelle Lind... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 01:00 • 3 views
Jonathan Moeller Jonathan Moeller's blog:

Finished writing GHOST NAILS, the short story I’ll give away for free to newsletter subscribers when GHOST IN THE RAZOR comes out. You can subscribe to my new-release newsletter here.


With that, GHOST NAILS is the final piece of new fiction I shall write in 2014. Now on to editing GHOST IN THE RAZ...

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Published on December 21, 2014 13:49 • 3 views
Mary Martinez Mary Martinez's blog:
Whatever you celebrate, whether it is Christmas, Hanukkah, or the winter solstice, or even something else, I hope you have a wonderful holiday season. Be careful and stay safe.

I would like to thank all of you for a wonderful year. Thank you for your support of my characters. In their honor I am... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 00:00 • 1 view
Elyse Salpeter Elyse Salpeter's blog:

Come enter to win...

Come enter to win…

I love contests. As a kid, I was the one that got suckered and would send out money (my meager dollars) to those bogus contests where “just send $5 and you get an extra twenty chances to win $10,000!” And then the next letter would come, telling me that I’d “progressed and to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 06:20 • 3 views
Taylor   Michaels Taylor Michaels's blog:
There are a number of time-honored traditions in our house which truly signal the arrival of the holidays. Shopping and wrapping holiday packages? Check! Holiday decorating and tree trimming and watching the traditional holiday movies on TV? Check that too. Holiday baking? Okay, now you’re talkin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 12:36 • 4 views
Beem Weeks Beem Weeks's blog:
Have you heard the news? Rave Reviews Book Club has released their first-ever anthology of short stories by amazing indie authors from across the globe. The book is entitled Rave Soup for the Writer’s Soul, and is currently available through Amazon.

This collection contains dozens of short stories... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 12:33 • 146 views
Terry   Lloyd Terry Lloyd's blog:
Soon it will be Christmas a time of good will to all men.

The thought came to me of the well known saying. One good deed deserves another.
But if you consider the affect of compound growth or pyramid action.

The social benefit could be astounding if instead of another good deed it was many good dee... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 12:33 • 5 views
Kristan Higgins Kristan Higgins's blog:
My shirt is on backwards. I wondered why I felt like I was being slowly strangled...
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Published on December 22, 2014 09:13 • 6 views
Anthony Meindl Anthony Meindl's blog:


“Acting is a lot like dating,” I’ve been known to say.


I mean, it’s true.


When it’s good, it’s really, really good. And when it’s bad…well, if we’re willing to get the lesson, it can also be good. But even if in the short term, it feels really bad.


New studies (from San Diego State University) show...

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Published on December 22, 2014 10:19 • 4 views
Scott Bury Scott Bury's blog:
Happy holidays, all readers, whichever holiday you are celebrating, or not celebrating.
I would also like to extend especially positive wishes to those who get very little attention at this time of year: those who choose or, or have to work on these days so many consider special. These are not jus... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 01:00 • 1 view
Wendy Darling Wendy Darling's blog:
Every now and then, people ask me for a complete list of Wraeththu Mythos books, so I've finally come up with one using the Listopia tool here on Goodreads:

Complete Wraeththu Mythos

Looking at the list, I'm proud to say I've been involved most of these, including the Wraeththu Histories (starting... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 12:26 • 13 views
S.M. Boyce S.M. Boyce's blog:

Hey there, gorgeous! Welcome to the 52 Things Boyce Loves giveaway series – where each week, I giveaway something that speaks to me. I wanted to do something fun to celebrate 2014 because this is already turning out to be an amazing year. I hope it’s bright and positive for you as well. So here’s...

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Published on December 21, 2014 20:00 • 3 views
Jenny  Lawson Jenny Lawson's blog:

Hello!


This is a disjointed post asmy is family herefor an early Christmas since my dad will be manning his taxidermy shopon actual Christmas. Because nothing says “Happy birthday, Jesus!” like being elbow-deep in a warm deer.


I just want to say such an enormous thank you to everyone who asked for...

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Published on December 21, 2014 13:17 • 5 views
Chance Maree Chance Maree's blog:

After reading the first few pages of The Least Envied, I knew this story was going to be special. The opening plopped me into the world���I felt the grit in my teeth and sensed the heat on my face. The immediate danger in the form of Wogs quickly drew me in. This was an unusual world, somewhat si...

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Published on December 21, 2014 08:45 • 6 views
Joshua P. Simon Joshua P. Simon's blog:
It’s that time of the year again. This year has been really good as far as new releases are concerned, making the cut to five more difficult than usual. In fact, the margins between each spot are pretty thin. The deciding factor became which albums I listened to the most since their releases.

5.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 10:55 • 4 views
S.L. Jesberger S.L. Jesberger's blog:
I just received notice that Aislin of Arianrhod won Honorable Mention for Writer’s Digest’s Self-Published e-Book Awards in Genre. I don't know the specifics yet, but what a great Christmas gift!
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Published on December 22, 2014 12:00 • 4 views
Samantha Young Samantha Young's blog:

Happy Holidays, folks!



Time for my final Christmas giveaway. This one is a quick fire giveaway as it will be open less than 48 hours rather than the usual five days.


What’s up for grabs?


Two Kindle Fire HD 6, 6″ display (black)


Two signed copies of Echoes Of Scotland Street


One signed set of Samantha...

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Published on December 22, 2014 02:47 • 15 views
Nora Roberts Nora Roberts's blog:

Nora saved her favorite part of holiday prep for last which made for a joyful and noisy Saturday. Enjoy! ~Laura


Yesterday was cookie-baking day, and we had ourselves a marathon.


Grandkids and friends of grandkids piled in the kitchen or scattered around the house make lots of joyful noise. I shoul...

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Published on December 22, 2014 04:18 • 4 views
Tami Veldura Tami Veldura's blog:
For the first time in a long time I will not be home for Christmas. I'm heading out with Boyfriend to Georgia where his mother is waiting to shower us in cookies. I'll be visiting the Aquarium and possibly playing in snow for the first time in my life.

Which means the blog (and twitter, and tumbl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 04:00 • 5 views
Bill   Ward Bill Ward's blog:
Like many authors before me, when my first book was published, I decided to create a Facebook page. Over time the ‘Likes’ of my page have grown to about 780. However as my ‘Likes’ have grown the reach for my posts has been rapidly diminishing. This is because Facebook makes arbitrary decisions ab... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 11:55 • 98 views
Gerald Freeman Gerald Freeman's blog:
Hello,
I have been luck enough to receive another great review from somebody who read my story. If you'd like to escape to another world read Kill daddy by Gerald Freeman. Happy Christmas x
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Published on December 22, 2014 11:45 • 37 views
M.A. Church M.A. Church's blog:
Buy links: Dreamspinner Press:ebook: http://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=5853paperback: http://www.dreamspinnerpress.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=5854
Blurb: After leaving his dream job as an Atlantic City detective, Jeff Woods has moved to Washington DC... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 21, 2014 22:00 • 2 views
Phillip K. Frye Phillip K. Frye's blog:
I have used this glaze for many years and I can tell you that it complements a salty Christmas ham very well. This works best with a ham that has not been spiral sliced. In fact, I generally don't recommend buying a spiral sliced ham because they tend to dry out in the oven when you have to "hold... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 13:31 • 28 views
Jillian Dodd Jillian Dodd's blog:

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Pumpkin Bread


Makes 4 loaves


Ingredients:


2/3 cup butter


2 2/3 cups sugar


4 eggs


2 cups canned pumpkin


2/3 cup water


3 1/3 cups flour


1 tsp baking powder


1 tsp baking soda


1 1/2 tsp salt


1 tsp cloves (or pumpkin pie spice)


1 tsp of cinnamon


tin loafs


Instructions:


Mix all ingredients together and separate int...

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Published on December 21, 2014 06:30 • 4 views
Peter D. Schiff Peter D. Schiff's blog:
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Peter Schiff





Monday, December 22, 2014


In a normal economic times falling energy costs would be considered unadulterated good news. The facts are simple. No one buys a barrel of oil to display above the mantle. No one derives happiness from a lump of coal. Energy is simply a means to do or g... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 04:31 • 4 views
Deborah Markus Deborah Markus's blog:
My son is an atypical teenager who likes to amuse himself by trying out phrases he's heard that teenagers are supposed to say. One night at dinner when I was teasing him about something, he decided to hit back with a classic: "Hey -- I didn't ASK to be born!"

We all found this hy-larious, of cours... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 22, 2014 11:35 • 5 views
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