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Marina Finlayson Marina Finlayson's blog:

I’ve branched out in my reading a little lately, and sampled some non-fiction, crime, chick lit, historical and of course, good old fantasy. Here are three books you might enjoy:


Midnight Confessions

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With all the sparkle of a Jennifer Crusie novel, Midnight Confessions reels you in from the very...

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Published on April 29, 2015 05:23 • 1 view
Josephine Angelini Josephine Angelini's blog:

As promised, I'm giving away my very first advanced copy of Firewalker, the second book in the Worldwalker Trilogy!


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I'm super excited about this book, and I can ...

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Published on April 30, 2015 22:00 • 1 view
Denise Drespling Denise Drespling's blog:

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Wild Review. How did the movie compare?

Book Accuracy

The book was a deeply emotional and rather dark tale, where a lot of that is missed in the book. Otherwise, it’s pretty accurate. The alley scene wasn’t in the book, there were a lot fewer toenails lost in the movie, and I think the amount...

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Published on April 27, 2015 11:01 • 1 view
Nenia Campbell Nenia Campbell's blog:
Today you can download CLOAK AND DAGGER for free. Yes, that's right! FREE!

Just go to Amazon here and one-click it!

http://www.amazon.com/Cloak-Dagger-IM...

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Emily Organ Emily Organ's blog:
I haven’t written anything for a couple of weeks. Instead I’ve been tweaking the books I already have and working hard on my book marketing plan. I suppose I don’t have to do this, but if I don’t market my books then they won’t be discoverable. So there are lots of exciting book promotion plans R... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 28, 2015 10:57 • 2 views
Stormy Smith Stormy Smith's blog:
First, I have to thank all of you for the support and reviews of Bound by Spells! It's an amazing and humbling experience to have so many people reading and publicly recommending my books!

I am hard at work on book three of the Bound series (roughly 26k into the 70k first draft goal) and am target... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 30, 2015 03:00 • 4 views
Kyoko M. Kyoko M.'s blog:

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If any new readers are curious about why The Black Parade is no longer free on Barnes & Noble, Kobo, iTunes, or Smashwords, I’ve temporarily put it back as $2.99 for a reason. As I mentioned before, The Black Parade is part of the Secret Worlds boxed set along with 20 other urban fantasy a...

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Published on April 28, 2015 17:03 • 1 view
Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The scripture for today, May 3, is Psalm 5:3 as found in the Old Testament of the Bible:

"In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation. "

Morning. The time of new beginnings. Birth is a morning. Graduating from a school is a morning.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 03, 2015 00:26 • 6 views
Anna Kashina Anna Kashina's blog:

By now I am sure that everyone heard about the Hugo controversy, when a group called “Sad Puppies” campaigned among their followers (which they gained, as I heard, for reasons unrelated to writing) to secure a bunch of nominations that have nothing to do with merit. Not only did it make the ballo...

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Published on May 01, 2015 10:44 • 4 views
AmouraXexa AmouraXexa's blog:
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“Putra terkutuk itu menuntut haknya, pangeran kedua. Xexa akan ditemukan. Sang pengikut akan dibangunkan. Dan Sang Tuan menunggu. Masa kedua kegelapan Tierraz.. menuntut haknya atas bintang dan lentera yang melindungi Tierraz.”Dave terbangun dengan cepat dan gelisah disertai bayang-bayang ta... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 28, 2015 08:51 • 1 view
Aaron Galvin Aaron Galvin's blog:
...good things happen.
I've heard my Papaw quote that phrase countless times over the years. Granted, he's usually talking about finding a good parking spot, (and he always finds one closest to the store no matter what time of day it is).
Still, I've adopted his way of thinking. It's never gotten... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 01, 2015 10:59 • 2 views
Andy Peloquin Andy Peloquin's blog:

There are a few people lucky enough to spend their entire work day doing what they love. Whether it’s building computer components, racing sports cars, or writing fiction, those people have the life that we all want.


For the rest of us, it can be pretty tough to fit in the things we WANT to do aro...

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Published on April 27, 2015 14:53 • 7 views
Lisa Scottoline Lisa Scottoline's blog:
It's Indie Bookstore Day and thanks to all those indies who put EVERY FIFTEEN MINUTES on the Indie Next List! Here I am with Peach and Kathy, the owner of my local indie Chester County Books, and Thea, bookseller extraordinaire!


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Published on May 02, 2015 11:03 • 4 views
Terri Deno Terri Deno's blog:
I finally did it--two weeks ago I actually bought two ebooks. I know that I've said before I have so many free ebooks on my Kindle that I probably have the equivalent of a 5-year reading list, but I thought that it was important to start supporting authors whenever I can. Well, at least when I ha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 27, 2015 08:30 • 5 views
Rob Prince Rob Prince's blog:

There are times when I can relate to John the Revelator. Oh, I cant relate to beingan eyewitness to Jesus feeding5,000hungry menwith a boys lunch or seeingJesuson the cross. Neither can I put myself in his shoes when all his fellow disciples had been martyred and he was exiled to Patmos(my Kansas...

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Published on April 30, 2015 07:01 • 1 view
F.E. Feeley Jr. F.E. Feeley Jr.'s blog:
I am from the ghetto. The first 13 years of my life I grew up in the worst slums of Jersey City, New Jersey, my hometown. If you came of age in one of Americas poor inner cities like I did then you know that we are good, decent people: in spite of no money, […] Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 28, 2015 17:42 • 4 views
Hugo Camacho Hugo Camacho's blog:

Voy a trasladar a este blog todas las entrevistas que hice para el de Orciny Books, ya que este va a desaparecer, lo mismo que la librería. Aquí os dejo la que hice al dibujante Fran Fernández con motivo de la publicación de su cómic Desastre en Underbrain.


El debut de Fran Fernández ha resultad...

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Published on April 29, 2015 07:51 • 7 views
Jane Rawson Jane Rawson's blog:

Books are consumer goods, just like dresses or DVD box sets or surround sound systems or these things. Making themconsumes non-renewable resources, no one ever bothers asking what conditions are like in the places wheretheyre made, and masses of fossil fuels are used to ship them around the world...

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Published on April 30, 2015 22:45 • 2 views
Donna M. McDine Donna M. McDine's blog:


Z is for Zest...

Definition...



noun
1.
keenrelish;heartyenjoyment;gusto.
It so easy to get dragged down with the stresses of life. Don't allow yourself to fall down the rabbit hole of despair. Find what puts the zest in your step and provides you enjoyment for your life. Whether it be a brisk walk t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 30, 2015 04:00 • 6 views
Leonardo Padrón Leonardo Padrón's blog:

Cartagena, abril 2015. Más de 600 personas, mayormente directores de escuelas de Brasil, México y Colombia se reúnen convocados por Sistema Uno Internacional. Realizan un cónclave. Buscan una “decisión transformadora” para la educación en Latinoamérica. Me invitan en calidad de outsider.

El chofer...

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Published on May 02, 2015 21:31 • 5 views
Lisa Medley Lisa Medley's blog:
Well? What do you think? I’m one day away from writing the ending of the first draft of Space Cowboys & Indians. I didn’t know when I started, but Space Cowboys & Indians is a novella (approximately 150 pages) and the first in a series of sci-fi adventure-romance episodes. There’s adventu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 01, 2015 04:00 • 3 views
Grazia Gironella Grazia Gironella's blog:

Il post di oggi nasce per imposizione, più che per scelta. Dopo avere per due volte tentato un argomento e averlo abbandonato, mi sono detta che probabilmente dovevo parlare d’altro, e precisamente di quello che ultimamente occupa una fetta piccola ma costante dei miei pensieri.

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Published on April 30, 2015 09:56 • 5 views
Penny     Williams Penny Williams's blog:

Groundhog Day 2: The ADHD Version How to reclaim the joy of parenting an ADHD child when despair nudges it aside—again. (over on my Boy Without Instructions blog on ADDitudeMag.com) It is normal to grieve when your child is diagnosed with ADHD. No, it’s not a life-threatening illness, but it can...

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Published on May 01, 2015 06:01 • 6 views
Alex Pler Alex Pler's blog:
Te lo has ganado. Un día para ti, o al menos una mañana entera. Así que eliges una meta y empiezas a escalar hacia ella. Pedirás consejo si lo necesitas, no lo dudas. Escuchar siempre serámejor que consultar un mapa. Por el senderote adelantan algunos más hábiles y preparados, otros abandonan ala... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 29, 2015 02:05 • 5 views
Anne Plaza Anne Plaza's blog:


As part of the month-long blog tour for the #buqoYA, I'd like to introduce you to the stories behind each bundle (thanks to Dianne of Oops! I Read A Book Again for organizing the blog tour). As mentioned, #buqoYA was a product of a writing class with Mina V. Esguerra and sponsored by Buqo. I'm p... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on April 28, 2015 18:00 • 5 views
Sashi Kaufman Sashi Kaufman's blog:

My new book -due out in the Spring of 2016 has a title! Woot woot! And yes you’re going to have to read this whole thing to find out what it is -or work your scroll finger.


Titles and covers are two things that authors get asked a lot about and coincidentally often have very little control over. A...

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Published on April 30, 2015 02:03 • 5 views
Debra Presley Debra Presley's blog:

Kristen Proby


Cover Reveal


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Book Title: Easy Charm (The Boudreaux Series 2)

Author: Kristen Proby

Genre:Contemporary Romance

Release Date:July 7, 2015

Hosted by:InkSlinger PR


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Book Blurb


Gabrielle Boudreaux, the youngest of the Boudreaux clan, is a single mother of her young son, Sam. Running a Bed and Breakfast at the family...

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Published on May 01, 2015 08:00 • 4 views
Rachel  Grant Rachel Grant's blog:

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Now you can get the first three books in the Evidence Series in a box set for one low price! Volume I includes two full-length (300 page) novels and one short (150-page) novel.


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Accused of stealing artifacts from a shipwreck, underwater archaeologist Erica Kesling is determine...

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Published on May 01, 2015 09:54 • 8 views
Amanda Shofner Amanda Shofner's blog:

*dusts off the blog*

Well, hello there.

A lot’s happened since I last wrote. Not anything interesting, necessarily, just that I’ve been adjusting to working full-time and writing. It’s given me plenty to think about, especially as it relates to priorities and making time for writing.

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Published on April 30, 2015 03:00 • 9 views
Richard M Knittle Jr. Richard M Knittle Jr.'s blog:
This is the first poem, and a preview, into our upcoming book. Yet to be titled, this is a collaboration between two poets, Julie Mishler and Richard M Knittle Jr., using dual points of view in one poem.

Complete Me

My heart skips a beat
Pounds heavy in my chest
When I hear your name
My soul is awaken... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 02, 2015 23:13 • 94 views
Jennifer Ellision Jennifer Ellision's blog:

Okay, full disclosure, I haven’t watched this video since I made it about a year ago for a former college professor’s “Marketing Your Writing” course at UCF. I’ve learned a lot regarding marketing, etc. since then, so it’s likelyoutdated. But I thought that some of the information here might be h...

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Published on April 27, 2015 06:48 • 4 views
Therin Knite Therin Knite's blog:

girlatmidnightGet It On:


Amazon


Title: The Girl at Midnight


Author: Melissa Grey


Genre: Fantasy


Subgenre: Paranormal


Age Group: Young Adult



Synopsis

“Sparks fly…This first novel will please fans of Cassandra Clare and Game of Thrones watchers with its remarkable world building; richly developed characters…[and] a...

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Published on April 27, 2015 07:30 • 3 views
Jae T. Jaggart Jae T. Jaggart's blog:

As ever, I’m a bad, slack blogger... However, I thought I’d write about movies, and not the ones that are always easy to find, but the ones that are cult and compulsive viewing.

Dredged from the depths of my mega trivia laden mind, here is a tasty trio: Siesta, Revolver and Performance.

Siesta, 19... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 02, 2015 03:46 • 8 views
Marc Aplin Marc Aplin's blog:
We’ve been getting such good feedback for the short stories our members have submitted in our Monthly Short Story Competition that we have decided to post them on the main site at a rate of one a week. The task this time was to write a story containing the most clichéd fantasy tropes manageable.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 02, 2015 23:00 • 8 views
Hajime Isayama Hajime Isayama's blog:
日本格闘技史世紀の一戦

始まる前、緊張し心拍数が上がり
観てるだけでスタミナが削られる有り様
やっぱプロの心臓の強さはすごいな

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昼間っからビール飲んで若干の申し訳なさと
期待と不安と不安と期待の観戦

その結果

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5ラウンド4分59秒、アームバーでデメトリアス・ジョンソン勝利

フライ級王座を防衛



やっぱチャンピョン...じゃなくてチャンピオンでしたね
徐々に相手を攻略し削って削って
最終ラウンド残り一秒で腕十字一本
堀口選手からタップ奪う劇的な勝ち方
強かった

なんか格闘家というかアスリートといった感じ

しかし、堀口選手も相手の組み技に対しよく対応し
何度も立ち上がってチャンスを作っていたと思います

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Published on May 02, 2015 22:58 • 5 views
Becky Wicks Becky Wicks's blog:

1I made this today! One day I will give up trying to be a filmmaker (maybe), but it’s SO satisfying when it uploads and I’m all “OMG I MADE SOMETHING!!!” I’ll be starting a blog tour for The Day Of The Wave on May 4th, which you can follow here.


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Published on April 28, 2015 15:08 • 4 views
Jenni Wiltz Jenni Wiltz's blog:
















This Is Irina Youssoupov’s Wedding Tiara

Made by Cartier in 1911, it was purchased three years later by Prince Felix Youssoupov as a wedding present for his bride, Irina (Nicholas II’s niece).


This tiara is unusual because the bottom part of the kokoshnik is made of rock crystal topped with platinu...

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Published on April 28, 2015 08:00 • 2 views
Mary  Elizabeth Mary Elizabeth's blog:




"This novel is gritty and gut-wrenching," --Teresa Mummert, New York Times BestsellerAmazon:http://tinyurl.com/m9egsxlPaperback:http://tinyurl.com/k65x339B&N:http://tinyurl.com/owvuatziTunes:http://tinyurl.com/k46gykb
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Published on April 26, 2015 20:06 • 2 views
Jojo Moyes Jojo Moyes's blog:

Very exciting news – Jojo has revealed the UK cover for After You on Twitter.


After You, the sequel to the international bestseller Me Before You, will be published in the UK on September 24th.


Pre-order your copy now:www.bit.ly/JMAfterYou


Watch the trailer:www.bit.ly/AfterYouTrailer


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Published on May 01, 2015 09:29 • 9 views
Kirsty McManus Kirsty McManus's blog:
Kirsty's new book Dismissed was released on the 28th April 2015, and to celebrate, she is running a giveaway through Amazon for a few days from the 4th May 2015! To get your free Kindle copy, click here from midnight on the 4th: http://www.amazon.com/Dismissed-Kirst... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on May 02, 2015 22:37 • 5 views
Regina O'Connell Regina O'Connell's blog:
Today was a beautiful, sunny, and busy day. Spent some time at our downtown local bookstore, Dudley's Bookshop Café. What a great place! If you live in the Central Oregon area, you should definitely stop by. Great people, great coffee, and great books! What more could you ask for? Good night!
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