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Sara Raasch Sara Raasch's blog:




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Don’t worry… No matter what, we’ll always have the pirates. Heh…


No matter what… I will always be there for you, whether you need me or not. Promise.




What we say vs what we mean…


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Yes, I still get Zutara feels…


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Published on December 18, 2014 15:33 • 1 view
Jonathan Yanez Jonathan Yanez's blog:

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Make Sure You’re Being Seen by the Holiday Shoppers


The National Retail Federation’s Holiday Consumer Spending Survey came out (yes that’s a thing, look HERE for the full report) and their findings are positive for all authors out there. Among the mountains of data compiled in the article are... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 11:58 • 2 views
Samantha Shannon Samantha Shannon's blog:

‘Be aware, my good Reader, that this Pamphlet, no matter how controversial its Content, must never fall into enemy Hands. It details all known Types of Unnaturalness, divides them into seven Orders, and details the Merits of each.’ — Jaxon Hall

Good afternoon! I'm delighted to announce that Bloom... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 06:19 • 1 view
Mell Eight Mell Eight's blog:

12/19/14


I feel like I haven’t accomplished a whole lot over the past few days, but I have done a bunch of little things that I think add up to big progress. Math isn’t my strong point, but I feel good about what I’ve been able to get done. First is the fact that the beta reader who looked over... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 05:59 • 1 view
Debra Dunbar Debra Dunbar's blog:
I was lurking on Kboards one day, and stumbled across an author asking for a cover critique. It was a nice, romance-type cover, and the name of the book Ache sounded like this would be an erotic romance. But the … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 18:11 • 2 views
Susan M. Toy Susan M. Toy's blog:

Two days ago I wrote a blog post that proved to be the most popular, in terms of reach and reaction, of any I’ve ever written! Thanks to everyone who read, liked, shared, reblogged, followed my blog, and commented on it. I guess I hit a nerve with the topic of authors behaving badly and how to av...

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Published on December 18, 2014 13:54 • 3 views
Donald Allen Kirch Donald Allen Kirch's blog:
Was this historical encounter created by Army incompetence and "Red Scare" paranoia, or was this incident in July 1947 for real? Decades later we are still asking the question: "Are we ALONE in the universe?" Did an alien spacecraft crash outside the desert of Roswell, New Mexico?

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Published on December 19, 2014 06:08 • 3 views
Κώστας Βουλαζέρης Κώστας Βουλαζέρης's blog:
Ορισμένους χάρτες του Θρυμματισμένου Σύμπαντος τούς επεξεργάστηκα στον υπολογιστή. Δεν είναι κάτι που έγινε σε μια μέρα, αλλά τον τελευταίο καιρό πειραματιζόμουν με το GIMP, και αυτό είναι το αποτέλεσμα. Έτσι, μπορείτε τώρα να βρείτε έγχρωμους χάρτες για την Απολλώνια, την Αρβήντλια, και τη Σάρντ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 04:15 • 2 views
Austin Roarers Austin Roarers's blog:
I'm wishing all my fans and friends, favorite authors and those to be, writers, tryers, doers, lyricists and singers of songs, readers, buyers and reviewers, lovers of art, heart, life and soul a wonderful Christmas & HAPPY HOLIDAYS! - Thank you all for a most wonderful experience!!!

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Published on December 19, 2014 06:05 • 37 views
Giovanni Venturi Giovanni Venturi's blog:
molti dei libri che ho letto nel 2014

molti dei libri che ho letto nel 2014


Quest’anno ho letto un bel po’. Dice Goodreads che ho letto 18 libri. Alcuni non avevano la scheda, quindi sono decisamente di più, senza considerare che ne sto leggendo altri tre più o meno.


Che poi di questi 18, solo 7 sono di indie, ovvero scrittori che non...

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Published on December 19, 2014 01:33 • 3 views
Jason Beymer Jason Beymer's blog:
Nether is FREE on Amazon, today only.
Get it here!

Keep your demon alive, win the sweepstakes.

Burklin had it all—a spacious house, a shapeshifting wife, a wide open future—until his father ripped out his soul and trapped it inside a dog. Now he’s a slave, mopping up after a homicidal teenage demo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 05:37 • 6 views
Kay LaLone Kay LaLone's blog:
A SPELL IN PROVENCE

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With few roots in England and having just lost her job, Amy Carter decides to give up on home and start a new life in France, spending her redundancy package turning an overgrown Provençal farmhouse, Bellefontaine, into a successful hotel. Though she has big plans for her... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 02:30 • 4 views
Lauren Gilley Lauren Gilley's blog:
I was hoping I'd be able to do this - as I shared on FB last night, Part IV is live! My readers have been the best, and I wanted to release the final Fearless installment a day or two before the date, as a way to say "thank you" for all the support. Merry Christmas and please do enjoy. Get your c... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 06:33 • 3 views
Beth Reekles Beth Reekles's blog:






if you’re looking for a few easy-going, quick reads this festive season, try one (or all!) of my Christmas short stories :) they’re all YA romances and stand-alone novels - so perfect to pick up if you’re stopping for a coffee while you’re out Christmas shopping, or reading on the way to work!


Fin...

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Published on December 19, 2014 03:52 • 3 views
David J. Keffer David J. Keffer's blog:

The Poison Pie Publishing House is pleased to announce that Numismatists of the Great Wheel by David J. Keffer, a fantasy role-playing module set in the Planescape cosmology has been published and is available via free and anonymous download.


Numismatists of the Great Wheel is the third and final... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 05:40 • 5 views
Lynn Vroman Lynn Vroman's blog:
Great News! I just gave Book 3 in the Energy Series to my awesome editor, and to celebrate, I want to give some things away! For a chance to win an eBook of Tainted Energy and a swag pack with scented candles, a wristband, signed bookmark, and lip balm, all you have to do is recommend Tainted Ene... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 05:27 • 6 views
Juliana Haygert Juliana Haygert's blog:


Hi friends!


A couple of weeks ago, I announced the makeover of the Breaking series and the why behind it.


Today, I’m here to finally show you the gorgeous new covers:



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BREAKING FREE (The Breaking Series, #1)

(Previously titled BREAKING THE REINS)


Genre:NA contemporary romance

Warning:strong language, do...

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Published on December 19, 2014 00:00 • 8 views
Heather Kirchhoff Heather Kirchhoff's blog:

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Book: Get Your Rocks Off
Series: Rock God #2
Author: KE Osborn
Release Date: 18th January 2015

Genre: Contemporary
Hosted by: Francessca’s Romance Reviews


Synopsis:

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This book is for mature audiences 18+ It contains explicit language, drug and sexual content.

After Lia’s life-altering accident, Colt is...

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Published on December 19, 2014 05:22 • 52 views
Alice Y. Chen Alice Y. Chen's blog:


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Published on December 19, 2014 05:21 • 6 views
Rachel Spangler Rachel Spangler's blog:

Today is one of those days where I want to let the song largely speak for itself. This version is called “Come and Worship” but it basically just a new take on a 200 year old hymn called, “Angels From The Realms of Glory.” It’s one of those songs that always moves me. No matter what else I am doi...

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Published on December 18, 2014 16:29 • 2 views
Katie Hamstead Katie Hamstead's blog:


Breaking Free(The Breaking Series, #1)(Previously titled BREAKING THE REINS)Genre:NA contemporary romance
Warning:strong language, domestic violence, sex scene
Word Count:110,000
Release date:August/2013
Cover:Najla Qamber Designs
Horses, mansions, tea parties, and lies are twenty-year-old Hannah... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 23:00 • 7 views
Harrison Bae Wein Harrison Bae Wein's blog:
Mike (Psmith, #1)Mike by P.G. Wodehouse

My rating: 3 of 5 stars


This edition combines Mike at Wrykyn and Mike and Psmith into one book, with an extra introductory sentence added to the start of the second as a bridge. Mike at Wrykyn, which comprises the first 29 chapters, is pleasant enough but it's really a prett... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 05:16 • 16 views
Anne Elisabeth Stengl Anne Elisabeth Stengl's blog:
Today's reader question is: "Do you think novice writers should attempt 'bigger' complex novels in the early years of their writing to grow their experiences, or try pursuing simpler, more straightforward projects that have more potential for success?"

Great question! And one requiring a fairly co... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 03:00 • 1 view
Daniel Clausen Daniel Clausen's blog:
Route Number 11: Argentina, Angels & AlcoholRoute Number 11: Argentina, Angels & Alcohol by Harry Whitewolf

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


I started reading “Route 11” at a time when I needed a good travel book. What is Route 11 -- part Gonzo journalism, part spiritual quest, stream of consciousness. Beatnik writing? Perhaps. The book jumps fr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 05:09 • 4 views
Julie E. Czerneda Julie E. Czerneda's blog:
For the next book in The Clan Chronicles series, I need your help.

I need readers who know the series backwards and forwards. The sort who would notice anything I got wrong. As you know, there's an immense amount of stuff here. I'm doing my best, but it's been a while. I'll feel much better with a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 05:08 • 5 views
Beverly Ovalle Beverly Ovalle's blog:
Come join me at the Mistletoe Hop!

There's a grand prize and the chance to win an ecopy of all of my books. I'm feeling generous for Christmas!

http://beverlyovalleromance.blogspot....

Dragons' Mate by Beverly Ovalle

A Saint's Salvation by Beverly Ovalle

Lightning Strike by Beverly Ovalle

Touched by the Sandman by Beverly Ovalle

Triple D Dude Ranch by Beverly Ovalle Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 05:07 • 7 views
Sarah Chorn Sarah Chorn's blog:

This isn’t a “best of” list. I’m waiting until January to do that.


Life:


2014 has been absolutely insane. One year ago my husband lost his job. He landed a dream job (thanks a ton to the helpful advice that we got through this website, and to all of you who helped us during that time. I’ll never f...

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Published on December 19, 2014 02:00 • 9 views
Betsy Bird Betsy Bird's blog:

harper Librarian Preview: Harper Collins (Spring 2015)Oh, it’s a big one. A big honking preview, this is. Yes indeed, folks, Harper Collins is in town and they’ve a mess of good looking books just aching to arrive on your shelves. Now the last time I attending a preview for HC I was massively pregnant with back pain to match. This time around, in co...

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Published on December 19, 2014 01:00 • 15 views
Rosie Amber Rosie Amber's blog:

Bending the Boyne: A Novel of Ancient IrelandBending the Boyne: A Novel of Ancient Ireland by J.S. Dunn


My rating: 4 of 5 stars


Bending The Boyne is set around 2200BCE in Eire (Ireland) Here live simple folk, stone-cutters, potters, weavers and Star-watchers. These people live with the land and learn from the stars. They have mounds built and...

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Published on December 18, 2014 22:40 • 3 views
Jessica Lemmon Jessica Lemmon's blog:
Healthy Mayo?
Sign me up!

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This spread has zero added fat, zero eggs, zero oil, and is SO, so good. Plus, it costs about $2.00 to make. SCORE! I stopped being a die-hard vegan, but some of the tricks of the trade I’d learned stayed in my repertoire. Mayonnaise on a sandwich when I was out at a res...

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Published on December 18, 2014 22:20 • 3 views
Braxton A. Cosby Braxton A. Cosby's blog:
This month only, PROTOSTAR is on sale for kindle for just $3, half price. Get this award-wining novel now Book 1 of the The Star-Crossed Saga. http://goo.gl/IQAzoH
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Published on December 19, 2014 04:38 • 5 views
Fredrik Backman Fredrik Backman's blog:

Idag vägrar en av dem sova innan jag har framlagt en KOMPLETT lista över ”alla djur som äter hästar”.

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Published on December 18, 2014 13:01 • 5 views
Rusty Kuhn Rusty Kuhn's blog:
28 Days of Christmas Devotions: The Greatest Gift-The Gift of Christ

“You did not choose Me but I chose you, and appointed you that you would go and bear fruit, and that your fruit would remain, so that whatever you ask of the Father in My name He may give to you.” John 15:16 NASB

As we saw yester... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 04:32 • 8 views
Diptakirti Chaudhuri Diptakirti Chaudhuri's blog:
Penguin India is running a month-long campaign on Twitter, asking people to name their favourite books in various categories - one for each day.
I got lost in the many responses they got from a large number of readers. So I thought I will indulge myself in a bit of book-thinking here. (A good excu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 10:41 • 1 view
Martina Boone Martina Boone's blog:
Today we welcome Tracy Banghart to the blog whose newest book, Storm Fall, released Tuesday from Alloy Entertainment. Tracy has insightful ideas about creating strong female characters that will help you consider a variety of ways to challenge your heroine toward her full potential. Tracy is also... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 03:00 • 8 views
Chris  Ledbetter Chris Ledbetter's blog:
Drawn

To introduce my author self to the world before DRAWN releases, I'm hosting a "LIKE-my-FB-fan-page-for-a-chance-2-Win" Contest.

TODAY is the last day to enter!! :-)

Click here to see the original post.
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Full Rules and Regs are on the FB page.
https://www.fa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 04:29 • 6 views
Sean DeLauder Sean DeLauder's blog:
Books and Other Spells is the host today with a blog post on how to create easily identifiable characters. Read an excerpt from The Least Envied while you're there and enter the gift card giveaway.

For the full list of blog tour stops, as well as what I'll be doing there, check out the complete ca... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 04:35 • 37 views
Katherine Halle Katherine Halle's blog:

Hey everyone,


I blogged over at Cup O’Porn today. The theme was dreams and I talked about two recurring dreams that I’ve had over the years.


Stop on by and talk about your dreams…or just comment on mine :D



Katherine


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Published on December 18, 2014 16:29 • 3 views
Jerome R. Corsi Jerome R. Corsi's blog:
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., are falling into hot water with their party's conservative base.

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.


NEW YORK –Tea party loyalists and fiscal conservatives have criticized House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for conceding to Democrat desires and passing a $1.1 trillion spending bill...

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Published on December 18, 2014 17:56 • 6 views
Lynne M. Spreen Lynne M. Spreen's blog:
Mom in North Dakota, Sept. 2010

Mom in North Dakota, Sept. 2010


Mom’s almost 90. She’s bright, independent and social. She’s also frail and tiny. On the rare occasion she goes out in the evening, she lets me know ahead of time. This is because everyone, from local family to relatives from back east, will call me worrying if the...

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Published on December 19, 2014 01:26 • 1 view
Liesel K. Hill Liesel K. Hill's blog:
Gain new followers and make new friends with the Book Blogger Feature & Follow! If this is your first time here, welcome! You are about to make some new friends and gain new followers -- but you have to know -- the point of this hop is to follow other bloggers also. I follow you, you follow... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 18, 2014 19:00 • 1 view
Lynn Kelling Lynn Kelling's blog:

12Days_12-19_DeliverUsSMYep, that’s right. Deliver Us is part of Forbidden Fiction’s 12 Day Gay BDSM Giveaway. Get it for FREE by clicking here. That’s where you’ll find the coupon code on Friday, December 19th to be used on their store site (fantasticfictionpublishing.com). Get the code, click on the cover to access th...

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Published on December 18, 2014 12:56 • 4 views
Jolene Perry Jolene Perry's blog:

How to design a cover.


FIRST: Put text over this gorgeous guy and try and convince yourself that the cover needs words.


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SECOND: Check fonts for the book KNEE DEEP, that comes before this book, and make sure you’re using the same one. CHECK. Make font big to really SAY something. CHECK. Make sure...

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Published on December 18, 2014 11:01 • 6 views
Liz Cowan Liz Cowan's blog:
What possessed me to agree so many random acts of stupidity? Perhaps I just have a hard time telling the Grands “No.” Or, I simply lost my mind.

Whatever my flawed reasoning, the Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot is looming on the horizon.

I do have a few questions and comments for the organizers of th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 04:09 • 9 views
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