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Maria Riegger Maria Riegger's blog:



Alexandria, VA – August 31, 2015


The other day, little man (my five-year-old) excitedly told me that he wanted to preserve the seeds from the apple he was eating.


“We can plant these seeds,” he said excitedly, “and grow apple trees; then we won’t have to go to the store to get apples! We can jus...

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Published on August 31, 2015 05:30 • 1 view
Roshani Chokshi Roshani Chokshi's blog:

I’m lucky enough to be part of the Sweet 16s, a community for all the 2016 debut YA/MG authors. One of the best things about being part of that community is that I get to read people’s books before anyone else! (MWAHAHA)


Here is the Goodreads review I wrote for Emily Henry’s THE LOVE THAT SPLIT TH...

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Published on August 31, 2015 07:26 • 3 views
David L. Workman David L. Workman's blog:
One of the great things about writing and publishing 'Letter from Alabama,' the true story of two orphaned and abandoned children saved by grace and a family's love and by a letter that traveled hundreds of miles, has been meeting on the Letter from Alabama Facebook page so many people who apprec... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 21:36 • 9 views
Elisa Rolle Elisa Rolle's blog:
Everything's Coming Up Roses: Four Tales of M/M Romance by Barry Lowe
Gay Erotic Romance
Paperback: 276 pages
Publisher: Lydian Press (September 30, 2014)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1909934828
ISBN-13: 978-1909934825
Amazon: Everything's Coming Up Roses: Four Tales of M/M Romance
Amazon Kindle: Everythin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 02:32 • 1 view
Karin Larson Karin Larson's blog:
After much waiting, the time is finally here...Little Bug has been released by Guardian Angel Publishing! Thank you, Lynda S. Burch, for placing your trust in me and appreciating my vision for this story.Thank you,Eugene Ruble, for bringing my story to life.

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Published on August 31, 2015 15:23 • 1 view
Marshall Ryan Maresca Marshall Ryan Maresca's blog:
Over at SFSignal, I contributed to theMind Meld on Obscure Books, where I talk about Arthur Byron Cover's Planetfall . One thing I don't mention over there is the very important thing Planetfall did for me as a reader, and as a result, a writer.The main character of the book Planetfall is Lt. Hom... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 08:29 • 3 views
Ian  Lewis Ian Lewis's blog:
If you've been reading, you know that the Driver is a recurring character in the world of Ian Lewis Fiction. However, the Driver's stories to date don't always permit a black and white reading of this world because they are told in first person. Case in point: The Camaro Murders is composed of fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 20:31 • 8 views
Kara Jorgensen Kara Jorgensen's blog:
Starting in January, I decided it would be a good idea to look back at each month and see what I have accomplished in my writing and marketing as well as reflect upon what needs to be improved in the … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 06:00 • 3 views
Pawl Schwartz Pawl Schwartz's blog:


Oh herro lap dini #blackcats #soggybottoms

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Published on August 30, 2015 19:07 • 3 views
James Garside James Garside's blog:

Here are the top 10 reasons why people will read anything on the net so long as it’s a list: http://bit.ly/tcTuW0


Please take all of your list posts, cat pictures and internet memes and post them where the sun don’t shine.


I’m a part-time seeker of truth and a full-time grumpy arse.


GET OFF OF MY LA...

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Published on August 31, 2015 06:30 • 10 views
Fiona Staples Fiona Staples's blog:
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Published on August 31, 2015 08:29 • 5 views
Andrea N. Carr Andrea N. Carr's blog:
Heart disease, is
the number one killer of women.
Thank you lifescript for this article.
Clearly, it got home for me…

Continue reading

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Published on August 29, 2015 09:26 • 18 views
Claire M. Banschbach Claire M. Banschbach's blog:
Howdy! Today I’m excited to help out author friend, Kendra Ardnek, with the blog tour for her new releaseWater Princess, Fire Prince! I’m in the process of reading it right now (and yes, Kendra, I will have it finished in … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 07:09 • 4 views
Bonnie Gwyn Bonnie Gwyn's blog:
Tomorrow will be my 23rd day of the Give it 100 challenge, and if there’s anything that I’ve learned from running, it’s this: life gets easier when we stop talking about how hard it is.


For the first week of running, most of my videos were full of “Ahh, my legs!” and “I’m dying” and “I can’t do i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 30, 2015 18:04 • 3 views
Tamsen Fadal Tamsen Fadal's blog:


Pretty #cool #portauthority of NY and NJ handing out cold water at #jfk in taxi line #iloveny

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Published on August 31, 2015 12:40 • 1 view
Juliette Cross Juliette Cross's blog:
Yes! A big thank you to my publisher, Kensington, for this first ever sale of WINDBURN. Lorian Nightwing happens to be the baddest boy of the clan if you care to meet him. I've included a little teaser snippet for you below. Picture TEASER EXCERPT: I sensed Lorian behind me. Only one man packed that ki... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 03:55 • 8 views
Gwendolyn M. Plano Gwendolyn M. Plano's blog:
by Gwendolyn M Plano I was saddened to read of the passing of Dr. Wayne Dyer, a teacher for so many of us. Like my dear aunt who passed a month ago, hehad leukemia.

Their walk with death through life elicited the best in us, restoring our hope and opening our eyes and hearts to the miracles aroun... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 04:36 • 1 view
Sarina Bowen Sarina Bowen's blog:

Good news! This weekend I finished the first draft of the next Ivy Years novel. And my friends in The Locker Room on Facebook helped me choose a new "win song" for the Harkness men's Hockey team. So I promised to post a brand new teaser excerpt! So, without further ado, I give you DJ and Lianne....

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Published on August 31, 2015 04:32 • 10 views
Hillary Manton Lodge Hillary Manton Lodge's blog:




It's been a summer of mood swings here in Portland - we've had very hot, very cool, and very stormy weather, as well as smoke from recent wildfires blanketing the valley.

So I haven't been as on-top of my blackberry picking as I have been in past years. We live near some wonderful walking paths,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 30, 2015 18:37 • 3 views
Frederick Buechner Frederick Buechner's blog:




In our blog post every Monday we select a reading from the Revised Common Lectionary for the upcoming Sunday, and pair it with a Frederick Buechner reading on the same topic.


On September 6, 2015 we will celebrate The Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost. Here is this week’s reading from the book of P...

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Published on August 31, 2015 07:18 • 7 views
Sarah  Elizabeth Sarah Elizabeth's blog:




littlegreyache:



Trust me, baby. I’m a creep.

a mix for Sundays.


Faunts - Das Malefitz

Silversun Pickups - Dream At Tempo 119

When In Rome - The Promise

Peter Bjorn and John - Up Against the Wall

Arcade Fire - Deep Blue

Peace - Lovesick

New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle

Deptford Goth - Bronze...

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Published on August 30, 2015 18:30 • 4 views
John G. Messerly John G. Messerly's blog:

Swarthmore College Professor Barry Schwartz just published an op-ed inThe New York Times, “Rethinking Work.” The essay begins by noting that a “survey last year found that almost 90 percent of workers were either “not engaged” with or “actively disengaged” from their jobs.” So 9 out of 10 “worker...

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Published on August 31, 2015 17:12 • 7 views
Kenyatta Jean-Paul Garcia Kenyatta Jean-Paul Garcia's blog:

in extremes


play is troublesome


whether with fire


or ending in frostbite.


direction has no inborn


decisiveness


about whom to hurt


yet


accidents happens


according to


calculated risks.


Or, maybe it doesn’t sit so well


with what else was


swallowed


and beyond ozone, ionosphere


to outer reaches becoming penitent


feel...

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Published on August 31, 2015 08:18 • 3 views
Alexandra Bogdanovic Alexandra Bogdanovic's blog:
descriptionAs a wise man once told me, we all have choices. And as I continue to write a book based on my father's life, I can't help but wonder about his choices.
He wasn't the only one who was forced to flee his country as a political refugee. Why did he hang on to the past when his friends decided to move... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 20:01 • 28 views
A. Russo A. Russo's blog:
I finally decided to attempt to look, I don't know, official or something. So now I have a lovely website of my own, which you can visit here.

It's probably going to evolve some in the future, and eventually (hopefully) I will be able to put up freebies and other fun stuff.

Soon 's I come up with f... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 19:29 • 5 views
Keanan Brand Keanan Brand's blog:

TheStarsWereRightThe Stars Were Right by K.M. Alexander is a space opera, fantasy, street-gritty noir, crazed-villain sort of yarn set in the far future but filled with analog tech alongside gleaming splendor, and non-humanoid races mingling with humans in the many-leveled city of Lovat.


Waldo Bell is a caravan ma...

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Published on August 31, 2015 07:00 • 6 views
Jennifer  Joyce Jennifer Joyce's blog:
The Little Flower Shop By The Seaby Ali McNamara
The blossom is out in the little Cornish harbour town of St Felix

But Poppy Carmichael's spirits aren't lifted by the pretty West Country spring. Inheriting her grandmother's flower shop has forced her to return to Cornwall, a place that holds too m... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 01:32 • 3 views
David Michie David Michie's blog:

brain light


The most obvious problem with claiming that mind and brain are the same is the lack of an explanation as to how consciousness can arise from matter. In the past, some scientists adopted the denial strategy, saying that mind and consciousness didn’t actually exist. The American behaviourist B.F...

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Published on August 31, 2015 16:57 • 10 views
Amity Cross Amity Cross's blog:
3.5_Spike_ebookSpike(#3.5 The Beat and The Pulse)

Release: October 5th 2015

Renee “Ren” Miller finally has everything she ever dreamed of. For the first time in her life, everything is perfect and she doesn’t want to change a thing. Ash “Maverick” Fuller can’t help but feel that something is missing from his... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 16:16 • 3 views
Laura  Perry Laura Perry's blog:
About 16 years ago, when I was organizing a 'new millennium' community ritual through the Goddess 2000 Project, I happened upon a story called the Allegory of the Long Spoons. I used it to introduce that community ritual, and in the years since then I've told it a number of times to small and lar... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 14:44 • 11 views
Bethany-Kris Bethany-Kris's blog:
I wrote 2 novels in less than 60 days.

Yes, you read that correctly. There's no gimmick or haha about it. These novels were not short little tales, but actual full-length novels that literally ATE days of my life away (more on this below). One was 89k, the next, about 92k. They were the first two... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 00:30 • 11 views
Lisa Shea Lisa Shea's blog:

A fantastic day. Published my first Art Mystery book, cleaned more of the kitchen, and spent time with James. Meditating on gratitude. Join me! #namaste


The post appeared first on Lisa Shea Blog.

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Published on August 30, 2015 19:05 • 5 views
Charity Bishop Charity Bishop's blog:

hannibal1


Obscure spoilers for the series finale. You were warned.


In The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis approaches the idea of transformation through individuals given a chance to escape their dreary world for one day and dwell on the outskirts of a higher plain. Some of them retreat back to the bus, to retu...

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Published on August 31, 2015 16:48 • 7 views
Janet Nissenson Janet Nissenson's blog:

I'm happy to announce that the official release date for Sensational will be Tuesday, November 10. Pre-order links will be posted here as they become available.


I plan to post an excerpt from the new book each week until release date. Here's the first one for you to enjoy!



It was the oddest sensati...

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Published on August 31, 2015 00:00 • 1 view
Lexi Ryan Lexi Ryan's blog:
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Published on August 31, 2015 12:35 • 6 views
Rukhsana Khan Rukhsana Khan's blog:

I’m sorry for taking so long to do a blog post. I’ve been away on vacation and it’s been so overwhelming catching up upon my return that it’s taken me a while.


It’s like I’m digesting all the things I saw in Spain and Portugal, all the ideas that percolated through the sand in my mind to be refine...

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Published on August 31, 2015 12:58 • 6 views
Leonie Dawson Leonie Dawson's blog:

One Shining Day


So, poppets!


I’m SO EXCITED to announce our first LIVE full day event in the United States!


Grant Andrew (aka our Chief Operations Officer + will be leading a one-day Shining Academy business mastermind intensive in Denver, Colorado.


WHEN:

9-5pm, September 24th (less than a month away!)


WHERE:

Denve...

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Published on August 31, 2015 06:02 • 1 view
Angela Meyer Angela Meyer's blog:

AnthonyPerkins

Two days agoI did something that terrified me. I joined the open mic at a reading where everyone in the room was starkers. Krissy Kneen, a friend and an author I’ve long admired, was the feature reader. I was one of the last to get up on the open mic—everyone was being so brave, reading about...

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Published on August 30, 2015 21:33 • 6 views
Lisa Shearin Lisa Shearin's blog:
I’ve got enough written on the new Raine Benares book — Wedding Bells, Magic Spells — that I’ve decided to start up Snippet Mondays again. Here’s the first snippet . . . Hope you enjoy it! When we left the morgue, I almost had to run to keep up with Phaelan. “Death curse?” He […]
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Published on August 31, 2015 07:26 • 9 views
Melinda Viergever Inman Melinda Viergever Inman's blog:

The Empty Nest, Part 4


When our youngest son was a Senior in high school and our youngest daughter in eighth grade, it occurred to me that my gig as a full-time mother and home educator was almost complete. Retirement loomed near.


I mourned. I couldn’t imagine any other life. We married very youn...

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Published on August 31, 2015 03:00 • 6 views
Melyssa Winchester Melyssa Winchester's blog:


••*`*•.Cover Reveal•.•*`*••

Fall by Melyssa & Joey Winchester
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Cover Design: Joey Winchester
Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26060344-fall

Synopsis:

20 Years
2 Former Best Friends
1 Unforgettable Second Chance Love Story

Alyssa

Some say that falling is t...

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Published on August 31, 2015 09:04 • 1 view
Mina Lobo Mina Lobo's blog:
My son (aka Balthazar, the Kid) tapped on my bedroom door.

Me, looking up from my sprawled position on my bed: Oh, hey Kid. How long've you been up?

Balthy: An hour.

Me, surprised: Yeah? I haven't heard you. Whatcha been doin'?

B, shrugging: Avoiding responsibility.

Me, having lost an afternoon binge... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 30, 2015 21:00 • 6 views
Jacqueline E. Smith Jacqueline E. Smith's blog:

Okay, yes, I am fully aware that it is still technicallyAugust. But I’ve been ready for autumn ever since my sister and I got home from California the second week of July. Even as self-proclaimed summer girl, I go crazy for autumn. I love everything about it from the fall candles, to the changing...

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Published on August 31, 2015 13:29 • 1 view
Bryan Caplan Bryan Caplan's blog:
Whenever a new semester begins, I thank the universe for good students. Good students have four key traits:
First, good students genuinely want to learn. They don't study material
merely because they see it on the syllabus or expect it on the test.

Second,
good students fight the natural human tend...
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Published on August 31, 2015 19:05 • 4 views
Dan Miller Dan Miller's blog:
Over the weekend I read several interesting pieces related to the issues we see at 48 Days. I’m including a few here with questions for you to respond to: A new study from Pew Research Center found that 61% of 19-34 yr olds get their political news from Facebook, whereas only 19% look to local or... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 31, 2015 08:23 • 4 views
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