Goodreads Authors

recent my authors
Recent blog posts from authors.

A.A. Schenna A.A. Schenna's blog:
I love challenges, I accept challenges and I don’t like stepping back. Writing stories aimed at Young Adult Readers is difficult, but exciting as well.
When a writer decides to write a story, it means that he has to spend countless hours, weeks, and finally a lot of months to shape, edit, submit,... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 02, 2015 06:17 • 26 views
Richard M Knittle Jr. Richard M Knittle Jr.'s blog:
Drift Away Tribute to Dobie Gray

Day after day I'm more confused
So I look for the light in the pouring rain
You know that's a game that I hate to lose
I'm feelin' the strain, ain't it a shame

When Dobie gray
sang Drift Away in 1973
becoming his greatest
hit that the world will ever
see I am sure he never... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 02, 2015 05:59 • 83 views
Rupert Dreyfus Rupert Dreyfus's blog:
Greetings folks,

I hope my Goodreads buddies are all doing okay.

Fresh off the press is another interview I've just done with my good friend Paul. Paul is another indie author who is trying to say something about the state of the UK and the world more generally. We discuss the main themes of Spark... Read more of this blog post »
2 likes · Like  •  2 comments  •  flag
Published on July 02, 2015 05:24 • 7 views
Adam   Wasserman Adam Wasserman's blog:
Greetings, citizens. My name is – well, that's not really important right now. What is important is that you're tuned in to the latest dispatch from Today's Edition!

BLACK FLAVOR RELEASED TO WIDE ACCLAIM! That's right, ladies and gentlemen! The drink at your local commissary will soon be supplemen... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 02, 2015 05:23 • 26 views
Lani Lynn Vale Lani Lynn Vale's blog:
So I'm overly excited to finally introduce y'all to Downy, a man who's been in my thoughts for over two years now. I can't wait to see what everyone thinks of him.

Enjoy!!

Blurb:

Lachlan Downy was a lover, not a fighter.
Okay, he wouldn't lie, he was a fighter, too. But nobody had to know that. Espec... Read more of this blog post »
2 likes · Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 02, 2015 05:12 • 9 views
Elizabeth  Good Elizabeth Good's blog:
Trampled Underfoot: The Dirt on Vic and Lia

Here is another exciting preview from Chapter Two:

Vic stood underneath the doorway, lit a Marlboro Red, and checked
the time on the clock overhead. Fuck! Where is that fat blonde? She’d
better not stand him up again. He had to get this over with and get he... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 02, 2015 05:06 • 26 views
Shawna Romkey Shawna Romkey's blog:
Some of you may have seen this cover as I commissioned it over a year ago, but with Crow Moon being contracted with Tirgearr Publishing and a final release date in sight, I thought I would reveal the cover with the Tirgearr branding as the official final reveal for Crow Moon. Ta da!

Crow_Moon_by_Shawna_Romkey-500[4]

Lovely! The co... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 02, 2015 04:24 • 5 views
P.S. Power P.S. Power's blog:
New Trilogy out! It continues the series of Keely, Zack, Eve and all those demons, vampires, and wonderful interesting creatures/people.
I hope you enjoy them!
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 02, 2015 04:14 • 1 view
Panda Johnson Panda Johnson's blog:
It seems I have to Blog everywhere these days, I mean I have my own Blog, and one on wordpress and now one here.

So it would seem that I am everywhere. Omnipotent Blogging?


The Monuments of Panda Johnson - Book One Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 02, 2015 03:33 • 25 views
Francis Mont Francis Mont's blog:
Whenever I am depressed
over the 'human condition';
when the world seems so hopelessly
hell-bent on its own destruction;
drowning in hate, ugliness and stupidity -
I play a mental game I invented
so I'm able to want to live,
so I'm able to forgive
and forget.

Imagine the ugliest slum,
squalor, poverty an... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 02, 2015 03:24 • 7 views
Chris  Gould Chris Gould's blog:
Doubtless the inquest is beginning into how the England Women's Football Team contrived to lose against Japan despite having the lion's share of chances. As a Briton living in Japan, I feel it my duty to contribute.

1. Japan is four years ahead of England
You know all this "Women's World Cup Fever... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 02, 2015 03:15 • 46 views
Amy Kuivalainen Amy Kuivalainen's blog:
My novels 'Cry of the Firebird' and 'The Eagle Key' will be available for FREE on Kindle on Independence Day! It's my birthday and even though I am not American lets all celebrate!
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 02, 2015 02:29 • 7 views
Alexandra Engellmann Alexandra Engellmann's blog:
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 02, 2015 02:19 • 4 views
Nicholas Diak Nicholas Diak's blog:
I have a new essay published at our HP Lovecast supplimental blog. I analyze issue #0 of the Re-Animator comic, specifically in regards to Herbert West's interaction with the opposite sex. Check it out!


http://somemoreweirdtales.blogspot.com/2015/07/re-animator-comics-analyzed-herbert.html
Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 23:05 • 8 views
Lori Perkins Lori Perkins's blog:
RIVERDALE, NEW YORK, July 1, 2015 – Innovative hybrid publisher Riverdale Avenue Books celebrates summer with it’s annual Christmas in July sale featuring five FREE Holiday-themed Give-aways titles on Goodreads and a weekly half price title sale on AllRomance Ebooks.
Said Riverdale Avenue Publishe... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 22:58 • 42 views
Stacy Robinson Stacy Robinson's blog:
Check out this latest giveaway, and enter for a chance to win a free copy of Surface!

https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sh...
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 22:21 • 8 views
Joshua Holland Joshua Holland's blog:
It's been an interesting week, that's for sure. So many emotional posts and others staying noticeably quiet. As for myself, I've tried to be peaceable. Although I'm not a loud voice for marriage equality, I do support the idea and have written at length about the topic in my book - "Damned Fools:... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 20:41 • 35 views
David   Gustafson David Gustafson's blog:
I will read "Fadern" and "Drömspel" later. I bought this book for "Fröken Julie" which I had read in English long before I researched my Swedish heritage and its charming language.

Reading this in the original Swedish, with all of the old words and phrases that have slipped from everyday usage in... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 20:17 • 10 views
Valerie Gangas Valerie Gangas's blog:
Are you in a relationship that feels just, well, just ok? Do you secretly dream you had a deeper love with someone other than the person you are with?

Once upon a time, I jumped from long term relationship to long term relationship without a second thought.

It seemed so natural to me. I liked guys,... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 19:44 • 7 views
Lynn Emery Lynn Emery's blog:
For lovers of sci-fi, mystery,thrillers, fiction with paranormal elements then meet these authors, who also happen to be on Goodreads!

Kaleidoscope Author Collective Catalog

Get wonderful storytelling, daring heroes, and all the action you enjoy. Summer's here and the time is right for reading. Vac... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 19:42 • 8 views
Natalya Vorobyova Natalya Vorobyova's blog:
I'm too hot to handle; poor bitch needs to be treated for burns!
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 19:10 • 26 views
Jagannath Rao Adukuri Jagannath Rao Adukuri's blog:
You look nice ,as the deceased in selfie composed as an elegy.Once your bloat gone,you are so bald and beautiful in a glass casket,a glass content of selfie -worth.

But while you are still around,you enjoy making selfie elegy like a camera selfie with stick achieved in ghoulish likeness, a way of... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 18:53 • 36 views
Cora Graham Cora Graham's blog:
The lights dim to almost nothing. I walk on stage. Unlike the performance before, I have no pretty lights or props. There is nothing on stage with me, but me. The lights will be dimmer with the occasional flashes of brighter light throughout. I won't have anything with me at my audition either so... Read more of this blog post »
1 like · Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 18:18 • 33 views
Brenda B. Honeycutt Brenda B. Honeycutt's blog:
The Late Widow by Brenda B. HoneycuttHello Readers! I've decided to try my hand at fiction in one of my favorite genres - with a psychological thriller called THE LATE WIDOW. It's a relatively short, easy read, more like a novella, and I think you'll enjoy it. It's the story of a woman who has suffered an enormous tragedy in her fa... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 18:26 • 7 views
Adrian   Collins Adrian Collins's blog:
In Defence of Grimdark
By Sean Grigsby
[image error]




“Grimdark is dead.”


– Justin Landon (Nerds of a Feather blog)



Across the ages, when women and men were under attack by forces that would see their heads on spikes, they would take up whatever weapon they called friend, rally together, and sl...

Read more of this blog post »
1 like · Like  •  1 comment  •  flag
Published on February 25, 2015 18:27 • 9 views
Jane Cousins Jane Cousins's blog:
You know who I mean. Once upon a time any book by this author was on the top of your must buy list. You clicked on the pre-order button without a second thought - even though the countdown days until publication were still in the triple figures.

Then something changed - sometimes it's gradual, oth... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 17:59 • 6 views
A.L. Boyd A.L. Boyd's blog:

This short story was written for the Goodreads M/M Romance Group annual writing event.

Weston Abbott dreads his future as a genetic condition slowly robs him of his sight. Withdrawing from society, he makes his peace with living a dark and solitary life, spending his time riding his stallion, Dar... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on June 30, 2015 07:54 • 5 views
Samantha Manuel Samantha Manuel's blog:
I am about to take my first trip out of the U.S.--to Ireland! Oh, and I am only going with my grandma and mom. How awesome is that?

Does anyone have any tips or recommendations?
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 17:38 • 8 views
Better Hero Army Better Hero Army's blog:
Yes, there is going to be a book 4 to the Plagued States of America series. Readers and reviewers have wondered it for a long time, and I'm letting you know now that I am writing a fourth book. After all, even though book three wrapped up several threads in the series, we haven't yet figured out... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 17:34 • 9 views
Barry Metcalf Barry Metcalf's blog:
By the time BROOMETIME SERENADE--the second novel in the Oz Files series--was completed, Wanda Jean had grown in power and significance. I gave her a central role in the narrative, her sole aim to take the lives of the two meddling agents. More importantly, she was even more popular among my smat... Read more of this blog post »
1 like · Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 16:23 • 20 views
Margarita Kouznetsova Margarita Kouznetsova's blog:
Alexa looked at them, curiosity mingled with distrust. She frowned and then sighed, “All right, I guess I can decide what to believe after you tell me your story.”

my link text

Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 16:28 • 22 views
Nicole Snow Nicole Snow's blog:
Outlaw's Bride by Nicole Snow

She hid a BIG mistake, and now she's his. Will it lead to the greatest love of her life, or the end of it. Only one way to find out, and it involves a lot of passion, dirty talk, and heading to the altar kicking and screaming.

It's here! OUTLAW'S BRIDE features the biggest, baddest member of the G... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 16:00 • 16 views
Elsie Hillman-Gordon Elsie Hillman-Gordon's blog:
Many of us have a bucket list of things to do and experience in life before the effects of old age get a hold of us, narrowing the window of opportunity on our ambitious dreams. Writing and publishing was on my bucket list for a long time until a year ago—May 30, 2014—when I realized my dream and... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 15:47 • 9 views
Jane Davitt Jane Davitt's blog:
Me to Alexa as we debate book ending: maybe Shane waits at home, all fucked out and sleepy.

That puts such nice pictures in my head...

And, yes, we will finish it today then start editing. Whee...
2 likes · Like  •  2 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 15:21 • 28 views
Trina Solet Trina Solet's blog:
Possession (Gay Romance) by Trina Solet
New book 25,000 words Possession (Gay Romance)
Hiding away in a tropical villa, James wants only solitude. After seeing him skinny dipping, all Rob wants is James. Good thing James doesn't want a fling because what he and Rob have is so much more. James would do anything to be with Rob. In the en... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 14:54 • 14 views
Emm Cole Emm Cole's blog:
 photo 20150701_123409_zps8y9o0u3y.jpg







It's Indie Pride Day! I am glad I get to do something I love so much. There are so many original and talented indie authors out there, and by reviewing and sharing their stories you can be a great support to them.

Here are some indie books I have loved:
Sparrow by Sara Mack
Guardian (Guardian, #1) by Sara Mack
Urchin (The Fairytail Saga #0.5) by S.K. Munt
Venom (The Vipers Nest, #1) by Samantha Fenn
Unchained Melody (Kissed By A Muse, #1) by S.K. Munt
Waking the Merrow by Heather Rigney
Born of Oak and Silver (The Caradoc Chronicles, #1) by Marie McKean
The Call of the Deep (The Matchless Deep, #1) by Tracy Lane
The Kota (The Kota Series, #1) by Sunshine Somerville
Awaiting Destiny by M. Schaefer
Mud Vein by Tarryn Fisher
Poison (Keeper of Light, #1) by Tiana Dalichov
Bright Side (Bright Side, #1) by Kim Holden
The Opportunist (Love Me with Lies, #1) by Tarryn Fisher








And here are some great title... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 14:50 • 82 views
Robert  Wheeler Robert Wheeler's blog:
Hemingway's Paris: A Writer's City in Words and ImagesAlthough Paris is still in my heart, my eyes are now set on Havana. On July 3, I leave for Cuba, staying in a quaint and lovely Casa Particular in the Vedado district of La Habana for six weeks. When I return, I will have the first draft and a... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 14:31 • 32 views
Karen GoatKeeper Karen GoatKeeper's blog:
Rain has returned to the Ozarks and most of my pumpkin vines love it. Yes, I did write vines.
There are volunteer Connecticut Field vines, sugar pie vines, Jack Be Little vines in a big pot, a Red Warty Thing vine and a giant pumpkin vine. These last two are not happy at the moment.
I forgot the Ba... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 14:21 • 8 views
E.J. Tett E.J. Tett's blog:
This is the very first of my video blogs. May also be the last, we'll see! But I promised my editors of Shuttered that I'd film myself doing the trick that the character Rowan does. It's taken me a while to get round to it, because I had neither a sherry glass, nor a brandy glass, but I found som... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 06:51 • 8 views
Susan Elizabeth Phillips Susan Elizabeth Phillips's blog:
I’m going to be making some appearances this summer and fall in New York City; Memphis, Tennessee; Pawleys Island, South Carolina; Sykesville, Maryland; La Grange, Illinois; and at Kiss Con Chicago. Be sure to put the dates on your calendar. They’ll all be fun events, and I’d love to meet you in... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 14:29 • 14 views
Meg Gardiner Meg Gardiner's blog:

Crumble


Last weekend’s Writers’ League of Texas Agents & Editors Conference was busy, lively, and a lot of fun. The Writers’ League “serves to educate and uplift Texas writers, whatever stage they may be at in their writing careers,” and provides communities across the state with free programming...

Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 13:14 • 2 views
Malcolm R. Campbell Malcolm R. Campbell's blog:

My Kindle short story “Willing Spirits” will be free on Amazon during the July 4th weekend. This is a ghost story inspired by the real St. Louis spirit named Patience Worth who, among other things, wrote a novel called Hope Trueblood.


Description


willingspiritskindlecoverPrudence is a student who isn’t always prudent. Le...

Read more of this blog post »
1 like · Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 11:56 • 5 views
Kim Harrison Kim Harrison's blog:

I’ve been working on the website the last couple of days. I like working in a system whose rules are ironclad, even if I don’t always understand them, even if half the stuff I do is not even seen.


Today’s goal was to get the events page brushed up. I’ve been picking away at it for almost a month,...

Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 11:23 • 26 views
T.J. Addington T.J. Addington's blog:
How many of us have a plan for the life of someone else? It can be a child, a grandchild, a staff member or a friend. And for that matter, how many people have a plan for our lives? And, there are those who would like to fix others - to help them solve their problems or perceived problems. That f... Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 07:06 • 4 views
Rachel Manija Brown Rachel Manija Brown's blog:
I HATE zombies. And body horror creeps me out. And child-in-danger stories are usually annoying and manipulative. So I can’t believe I am actually recommending a child-in-danger zombie novel that is chock-full of disturbing body horror… but this one is really good.

It opens with a heartbreakingly... Read more of this blog post »
3 likes · Like  •  1 comment  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 13:23 • 22 views
Morrissey Morrissey's blog:


1 July 2015

Morrissey band 2015

Morrissey Band 2015

Left to right
Boz Boorer, Jesse Tobias, Morrissey, Matthew Ira Walker, Mando Lopez, Gustavo Manzur.
Photograph taken by Damon Anacreonte in New York City, June 2015

Madison Square "fantastic!" says Morrissey, "and ... of course ... zero label interest ... a sad si...

Read more of this blog post »
Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on June 30, 2015 11:30 • 5 views
Jenny Han Jenny Han's blog:


#PSIStillLoveYou is @laurenconrad’s next book club pick! Head over to laurenconrad.com to join in!

4 likes · Like  •  0 comments  •  flag
Published on July 01, 2015 08:59 • 23 views
More blogs…
Author Program
Ask the Author: Featured Authors
Judy Blume Interview with Judy Blume
The giant of children's lit plumbs an unusual event from her own girlhood—when three planes crashed in her hometown—for her new novel for adults, In the Unlikely Event....more

Laurell K. Hamilton Interview with Laurell K. Hamilton
After 22 years with her hard-boiled heroine Anita Blake, the paranormal queen reflects on how her bestselling series has evolved and chats about her latest, Dead Ice....more

More…