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Donna G. Hendricks Donna G. Hendricks's blog:
When I first met my husband, he had a big silver canoe draped over his tiny brown Toyota. It looked like a silver fish eating a bug. Later he invited me to canoe 7 miles with him and friends at the Blue River. It was my first time in a canoe, but it was fun! We stopped on a gravel bar for a picni... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 12:44 • 1 view
Gareth Johnson Gareth Johnson's blog:
The adventures of Frank is a collection of short stories about life on campus.

You can find this book on Amazon here:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0...

The Goodreads listing is here:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2...

The image board for these stories is here:
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Published on December 28, 2014 12:40 • 2 views
Michael Paul Howard Michael Paul Howard's blog:
When I was around ten or eleven, my father gave me a copy of John Carter of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs. It was the first time I had ever read a novel. It was with Burrough’s Mars series that I obtained my love for reading fantasy novels. These author’s novels later influenced me to begin writin... Read more of this blog post »
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M.D. Cruz M.D. Cruz's blog:
“There’s this new bar we need to go check out!” I have to pull the phone from my ear because my over excited best friend thinks I’m deaf and yelling in my ear is necessary.

“Hello to you too Bri.” I reply and smile because this girl is always too damn happy, which is probably why I keep her aroun... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 12:21 • 4 views
Paul F. Davis Paul F. Davis's blog:
Life Coaching Testimonies, Life Coach and Health Coach for Transformation

“Paul - you have an amazing way with words! You are a great communicator and have a gift of getting your reader excited.

I have looked at both of your web sites and I am blown away!! You are doing such AMAZING and WONDERFUL t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 12:19 • 2 views
The New York Review of Books The New York Review of Books's blog:
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Jealousy


by Peter Toohey




Thank You for This Moment: A Story of Love, Power, and Betrayal


by Valérie Trierweiler, translated from the French by Clémence Sebag










Love makes the world go round, says the poet, while the cynic says it’s money; and Peter Toohey constructs an entertaining arg...

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Published on December 28, 2014 09:00 • 1 view
Agustina Fuente Agustina Fuente's blog:
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"That’s always been part of my goal — to show the dark side of women. Men write about bad men all the time, and they’re called antiheroes. A theme that has always interested me is how women express anger, how women express violence. That is very much part of who women are, and it’s so unaddressed... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 12:11 • 1 view
Teresa D. Patterson Teresa D. Patterson's blog:
Soul on Fire by Teresa D. Patterson
If you have an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, you can download my latest book as well as other e-books written by me from Smashwords.
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Published on December 28, 2014 12:04 • 2 views
Derrolyn Anderson Derrolyn Anderson's blog:

Earrings. The story is all in your head.


I don't even wear a watch and I want this one!


Grammar police necklace :)


Hmm... Which one would you choose?


Cute! Now this one I could make with a little bit of polymer clay :)


And this would be fun to personalize with your favorite quote :) Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 12:02 • 5 views
Setta Jay Setta Jay's blog:
Hi everyone,

My ninety day exclusivity term is just about up for books one through three in The Guardians of the Realms Series. I've decided to republish them at Barnes & Noble and Smashwords (which will distribute to Kobo and Ibooks) through Piercing Ecstasy's release on January 31, 2015. Af... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 11:59 • 5 views
Brad Thor Brad Thor's blog:
Very glad to see my friend Samantha V��rant's book doing so well. Make sure you check out the book everyone is raving about: SEVEN LETTERS FROM PARIS http://www.amazon.com/Seven-Letters-Paris-Samantha-V��rant/dp/140229722X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1419796123&sr=1-1&keywords=seven+letters+from+paris... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 11:49 • 6 views
Ioana Visan Ioana Visan's blog:
Granted, this could have used better planning, but I decided
to make Broken People free for two days for Christmas only the weekend before
that. I wanted to give my readers a present, and if other people downloaded it,
even better.



Since the time was short and the book had been released for
only a mo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 08:55 • 1 view
Dylan Saccoccio Dylan Saccoccio's blog:
I'm going to try to invite all of you to this event, but GR only allows me to invite 164 people/day. With only 7 days to work with and 2,600 friends, I won't get to all of you. But I wanted everyone who is interested in my Amazon bestselling series to have an opportunity to save 67% on the eBook... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 11:44 • 44 views
Leta Blake Leta Blake's blog:

Leta Blake:

Love that TNA is sticking to their guns and moving away from star ratings.


Originally posted on The Novel Approach :


Sneak PeekHappy (almost) New Year, everyone! We’re bringing 2014 to an auspicious close, with some great reviews and guests dropping by to help us ring in a brand new year.



Before...

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Published on December 28, 2014 11:10 • 2 views
Piper Doone Piper Doone's blog:

It’s the 27th of December 2014. My book, Playing Hard To Forget, was released yesterday from Dreamspinner Press. I’ve made some sales and gotten some really nice reviews. Not bad for someone who is literally right out of the starting gate. I’ve been making the rounds around the Dreamspinner Blog,...

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Published on December 27, 2014 19:23 • 2 views
P.J.  O'Brien P.J. O'Brien's blog:
Back when Facebook was still relatively new and just opening up to the general population, my kids patiently explained that I was doing it wrong. I understood it to be a way to share information and to bring up ideas that I might want to talk about, so I’d post articles from a variety of sources... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 11:40 • 15 views
T.  Hammond T. Hammond's blog:
T’s 2014 Top 10 Reads

It’s that time of the year—Top Ten lists for 2014. I thought I’d get mine done as I want to boast about some spectacular books I’ve read. I will add, these are the books I read, and in some cases, they may not have been published/released in 2014. If it was the first book of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 11:40 • 11 views
Anyta Sunday Anyta Sunday's blog:
I have far from read all the books of 2014, but of the bunch I have read, I've had some WONDERFUL reads.

I just wanted to jot some of my faves down. Of course, there are heaps more I enjoyed, but these are ones that particularly stuck out.

Some of the books are older ones that I only discovered t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 11:25 • 28 views
Sherman Smith Sherman Smith's blog:
I have written five novels. The first three shelved because I had not yet found my voice as a writer. The fourth, "Poets Can't Sing', was published 11/2014. Its sequel is now complete and in final editing. The sequel to that is being written. Am I a passionate writer? Yes.

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Published on December 28, 2014 11:19 • 4 views
Charlie Cochet Charlie Cochet's blog:

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Hello all! The fabulous Enchantress of Books Blog Tours will be arranging a blog tour for Rise & Fall, the fourth THIRDS book and signups are now open. The tour will run from February 2nd to Feb 15th. If you’re interested in hosting me on your website or blog, please sign up here:

http://bit...

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Published on December 28, 2014 11:03 • 9 views
Anya Allyn Anya Allyn's blog:
THE DARK CAROUSEL is a series of four books.Dollhouse, Paper Dolls, Marionette and Music Box. They are Gothic adventures with a strong touch of horror. Surreal and thrilling. For ages 14-adult. TO ENTER THE COMPETITION […]
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Published on December 27, 2014 22:54 • 6 views
David Norton Stone David Norton Stone's blog:
As the year fritters away into its final days and we begin the countdown to 2015 and the reopening of our favorite clam shacks in a few months, I'm continuing my tradition of selecting the top clamcake, stuffie and chowder events of the departing year. These are the top dozen clammy highlights of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 10:55 • 21 views
S.J. Lewis S.J. Lewis's blog:
To any and all of my readers on Goodreads:
'Nice 'N Sleazy' is NOT one of my books. I do not know how it came to be added to my books, but I did not write it, and it does not belong there.
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Published on December 28, 2014 10:53 • 3 views
Sylvain Reynard Sylvain Reynard's blog:
USAToday recommends "The Prince" as a Must Read Romance:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/happyev...

Thank you Lea Franczak for reading and reviewing "The Prince," which releases January 20th.
It's already available for preorder thru Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Prince-Gabriels...

I hope your holidays... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 10:48 • 17 views
Sofia Samatar Sofia Samatar's blog:
Citizen
Claudia Rankine
Read an excerpt. Read Rankine's interview "Blackness as the Second Person." Now read the book.



Humanimal:
A Project for Future Children
Bhanu Kapil
Like Citizen, this book is a hybrid, thriving somewhere between poetry and prose. Appropriate, as its subject is the "Bengali wo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 13:13 • 5 views
Nimue Brown Nimue Brown's blog:

This year, I spent Christmas morning walking the hills. It was a truly amazing day ��� dry air and no cloud made the sunlight sharp and intense. We watched the first light flood the Severn plain with colour and paint the beech trees in startling reds. There were ravens. What had, recently, been a...

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Published on December 28, 2014 03:30 • 2 views
Colleen Hoover Colleen Hoover's blog:
Some of you may have been notified that the preorder for Never Never has been cancelled. Don’t worry! The release is still happening on January 11th. However, we’ve had to make some changes to the project, and even though we hate cancelling the preorder, we feel it’s the right thing to do. When w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 09:49 • 78 views
B.C. Gooding B.C. Gooding's blog:
The end of the year is traditionally time for evaluation of the past year and forming plans for the New Year. 2014 has been an extraordinary one. Having been in our home for thirty-seven years, we had to replace some basic infrastructure. First, the bridge on lane leading to the farmhouse washed... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 10:18 • 19 views
Jim Provenzano Jim Provenzano's blog:
I was happy to see that my latest novel, Message of Love, was listed on the Boys in Our Books blog's Best of 2014.

The companion novel Every Time I Think of You, was also listed, since the reviewer gave both books a write-up, even though that was published in late 2011.

This keeps me going, along... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 14:41 • 7 views
Donna Fletcher Donna Fletcher's blog:


Highlander Unchained picReaders have been asking for more about Cree & Dawn, so coming sometime in February is Highlander’s True Love, a Cree & Dawn short story.


It has been over a month since the twins were born and Cree and Dawn are eager to have a night alone. But a problem arises that threatens not only their...

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Published on December 28, 2014 07:21 • 4 views
Jindriska Mendozová Jindriska Mendozová's blog:
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Published on December 28, 2014 10:05 • 21 views
Tiger Gray Tiger Gray's blog:
Dottie's chapter is here

Asher comes in and he's wearing white, which apparently doesn't suit him. Great. He's hiding behind his hair, as usual. Can someone explain this to me? Because I used to have hair down to my ass and I couldn't have hid half my face behind it reliably. Part of why I cut it... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 20:32 • 4 views
Lisa Blackwood Lisa Blackwood's blog:

And here is the finished cover for Stone’s Song (The Avatars Bk.2) Yes, I finally published Lillian and Gregory’s second novel. I know, I’m slow. lol. But better late than never, right?


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Published on December 27, 2014 17:08 • 2 views
Martin Shone Martin Shone's blog:

Poem #52

Written for Jo Bell’s 52: Write a poem a week and the theme is … A leave-taking


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https://agapintheclouds.files.wordpress.com/2014/12/do-not-forget-the-ashes-of-flame.mp3

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Do not forget the ashes of flame of once a wandering summer’s rain

Do not forget the simple times when magic of life sing...

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Published on December 27, 2014 02:37 • 5 views
Jess Faraday Jess Faraday's blog:
And Turnbull House has even gotten a few nods!

First, Turnbull House was designated a Runner up for a Rainbow Award.

Now The Novel Approach has named Turnbull House as one of it's Best of 2014.

If you liked TH, or any of my other books, why not give it some Goodreads love? Reviews sell books, so... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 09:34 • 4 views
Alannah Carbonneau Alannah Carbonneau's blog:
I am way too excited for 2015! I can feel it in my bones, this is going to be an AMAZING year…and that's not just because I will be getting married!! EEK!! But because I have a ton of books I want to write, and a thousand lives I can't wait to live as I both discover new novels and write new nove... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 09:27 • 4 views
Martin Delacroix Martin Delacroix's blog:

marat close-upHi, friends and readers:


See the young man to the left? His name is Mrat (at least when he poses for porno stills) and I find his beauty almost unearthly. These photos I have posted here this morning were probably taken five years ago, when Mrat was eighteen or nineteen.


I wonder where Mrat is toda...

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Published on December 28, 2014 08:50 • 1 view
Mariam Kobras Mariam Kobras's blog:





I'd like to add that I wrote this story in 2011, and that it was originally published on the #amwriting blog by Johanna Harness, more than THREE years before Steven Moffat released his version of the Moon-turned-bird in the Doctor Who episode Kill the Moon.

They said they didn’t know earlier becau... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 27, 2014 13:09 • 4 views
Joel Friedlander Joel Friedlander's blog:

Post image for Self-Publishing: Carnival of the Indies Issue #51

Welcome to this issue of the Carnival of the Indies blog carnival. This issue is for December, 2014. We welcome your submissions on topics related to writing, self-publishing, book design or marketing books.


A collection of outstanding articles recently posted to blogs, your reading here will b...

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Published on December 28, 2014 00:05 • 9 views
A.M. Hargrove A.M. Hargrove's blog:






**This is an Adult Romance and is not suitable for younger readers due to its mature content and strong language.**



Dark Creatures have descended upon Earth and Abaddon has taken control. He wants Liasare as his own mate because she is the Key to the Light. With her by his side, he can manipula... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 08:20 • 9 views
Carrie Ann Ryan Carrie Ann Ryan's blog:

The year is almost over and I can’t believe it. SO many things happened to me this year and yet it felt like nothing happened at all. I truly believe that many years feel like that though. I thought I’d go back and see what happened this year. :D And you know me and numbers, so let’s start with th...

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Published on December 28, 2014 08:55 • 4 views
Kristan Higgins Kristan Higgins's blog:
After the week you've had, don't you think you deserve a really good book? Especially one on sale? :-) Don't miss IN YOUR DREAMS, $1.99 e-book, all retailers. Thanks, gang!

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Published on December 28, 2014 04:59 • 4 views
Cecilia Grant Cecilia Grant's blog:

If I get around to writing a “Best Reads of 2014″ post, one of the books I’ll wax most rhapsodic about is Summer Chaparral, a historical romance with an unusual late-19th-century Southern California setting, featuring some marvelously assured prose and characterization from debut author Genevieve...

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Published on December 27, 2014 14:09 • 6 views
Christina   Thompson Christina Thompson's blog:
Sylvia Folkert sits down with me for an in-depth interview about her life. Madeline’s Aunt Sylvia lost her husband, Herbert, a year ago. Recently, she sold her bed and breakfast and became the nanny to Taylor and Stuart Morgan’s children. Today, Sylvia answers a few questions from the fans of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 28, 2014 08:59 • 4 views
Lisa Morton Lisa Morton's blog:
And now a few words from my co-author on Witch Hunts: A Graphic History of the Burning Times:

Adventures in Censorship
A blog post by Rocky Wood, 29 May 2013


On Tuesday US time Facebook notified Lisa Morton, Greg Chapman and myself that the Facebook page for our graphic novel, 'Witch Hunts: A Graphi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 29, 2013 00:00 • 5 views
Aaron Armstrong Aaron Armstrong's blog:

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My day job exposes me to a great deal of literature and communication from “activist” Christians—folks who are very (VERY) heavily concerned with social injustices, sex trafficking, poverty alleviation, and other causes (which, y’know, we should be concerned about). However, whenever I read book...

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Published on December 28, 2014 02:00 • 4 views
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