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Robert M.  Kelly Robert M. Kelly's blog:
Wallpaper in the Gilded Age:
A Nine-Part Series Based on Ventfort Hall
by Robert M. Kelly


1. "leather" paperI. introduction to six types of historic wallpaper found at Ventfort Hall
II. 1893: historical context
III. 1893: social context
IV. architectural changes 1850-1910
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Published on July 23, 2015 22:46 • 1 view
Angela Ford Angela Ford's blog:

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Maggie Collins devoted her time to become a Veterinarian. She’d only dated one guy in college—her best friend’s brother. She believed the magic of love to be a myth when he cheated on her and broke her heart. Her best friend Emma wants to take a trip to Bolivia before she gets married. Hesitan... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 30, 2015 03:00 • 1 view
Nikka Michaels Nikka Michaels's blog:

Nikka Michaels:

Fellow Carina and Evernight Publishing author Miss Molly Wishlade reminded me that a year ago she hosted me with Mile High Service. She’s always a joy to visit and if you like sexy frontier romances and cowboys check out her Wild, Wild West series.


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Published on August 01, 2015 08:23 • 1 view
Laird Barron Laird Barron's blog:

Horror author, poet, editor–Joseph Pulver has carved his own niche in contemporary weird fiction, and he guards his roost like a bloody-mouthed sphinx. Here’san interview with Schlock Magazine.


Go forth and buy one of Joe’s books.A House of Hollow Woundsis his latest.



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Published on July 30, 2015 08:50 • 1 view
Amanda A. Allen Amanda A. Allen's blog:

So, this book….


This book….


This glorious, wonderful book.


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I didn’t think that I would love it. This is how Station Eleven came into my life. I work in as a Fraud Analyst. My group works many systems and different shifts. There’s a person who has worked with us for a while. I don’t really remembe...

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Published on July 30, 2015 20:25 • 1 view
Vanny Vorng Vanny Vorng's blog:
Many of the people who buy my book are Vietnam veterans, and I greatly enjoy speaking to them. They are typically more informed than the average person about Cambodia’s history, and they are always sympathetic to the struggle of the Cambodian people.

Just a few days ago I met a retired Lieutenant... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 10:42 • 27 views
Steven A. McKay Steven A. McKay's blog:

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Stunning new review for Rise of the Wolf! “a story that is by far the best I’ve read in a long time.”


Originally posted on David's Book Blurg:


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Title –Rise of the Wolf

Author – Steven A. McKay

Genre – Historical Fiction

Publication – Expected31st July/1st August 2015

My Rating – 5/5...

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Published on July 30, 2015 05:45 • 1 view
Leanda de Lisle Leanda de Lisle's blog:
Taster: August 2015 Magazine - The Tudor Society: Hope you enjoy my forthcoming article on...
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Published on July 31, 2015 15:04 • 1 view
Ruth Reichl Ruth Reichl's blog:

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Some early issues of Gourmet were absolutely stellar. This one, April 1951, was one of those issues. Yesterday we looked at a few Chinese recipes. Today I'm adding a few recipes from an article on produce in the Veneto by a writer named Dorothy Giles. I haven't been able to find any informatio...

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Published on August 01, 2015 09:21 • 2 views
Cedar Sanderson Cedar Sanderson's blog:
I’m traveling this weekend. Will probably have no internet, and given past experience, might not have phone, either. How… refreshing. In the meantime, I’m up at the Mad Genius Club today with a guest...
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Published on August 01, 2015 04:06 • 1 view
Hayden Thorne Hayden Thorne's blog:
I take certain things very seriously. Like... I can't grow if I don't push myself. See my blog. It's been almost a month since my last post, and that's got to be the longest I've stayed away. That's a definite record for me, which is also kind of like pushing myself to the next level, right? XD T... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 10:08 • 3 views
Matthew J. Olson Matthew J. Olson's blog:
Jynx was pouncing on something the other night. My wife looked over and said, "Get that bug." That got my attention and I looked over in time to see the "bug" hop.

My wife was then like, "That isn't a bug. What is it?"

I saw that it was a tree frog and Jynx played with it again. I like tree frogs a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 10:08 • 27 views
Mohammed Alamin Mohammed Alamin's blog:
تحت أي مرضٍ في قائمة الأمراض يُمكنك أن تُدرج هذا المرض؟ لربما لو كنت أدري ما الذي أمرُّ به لما حكيته. أطلب المساعدة لأني ما وجدت تبريراً علمياً لما أخوض، ولا وصلت للخلاص مما أنا فيه. انتبهت حين بدأ الأمر، كنتُ قد أحببت ميس حمدان كأن بيننا زمالة قصيرة المدى، بعد فترة أحببتها كأنها زوجتي المستقبلية... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 10:03 • 3 views
Κατερίνα Μαλακατέ Κατερίνα Μαλακατέ's blog:
Κατά την γνώμη μου, τα πιο απεχθή βιβλία είναι εκείνα για τα οποία έτρεφες υψηλές προσδοκίες και τελικά αποδείχθηκαν κατά πολύ(πάρα πολύ όμως) κατώτερα των προσδοκιών σου.
Μια ωραία πρωία λοιπόν, ρώτησα τη διαχειρίστρια αυτού του ιστολογίου, η οποία τυχαίνει να είναι και Μουρακαμική, τι να διαβάσ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 00:09 • 3 views
Célia Correia Loureiro Célia Correia Loureiro's blog:
Espreitem aqui os livros que tenho para venda/troca

Entre outros:

LAÇOS QUE PERDURAM, Nicholas Sparks, edição ASA
LUA-DE-MEL EM PARIS, Elizabeth Adler
ESCRAVOS DO AMOR, Kate Pearce

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Published on August 01, 2015 09:46 • 8 views
Shari J. Ryan Shari J. Ryan's blog:
EPISODE ONE CAN BE FOUND HERE: SIN OF THE SHED, EPISODE ONE – EPISODE TWO – Five Days Ago The cracks in the wall are only good for letting in the cold during the winter, and the heat in the summer—precisely the opposite of what I always seem to need. I believe it is currently […]
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Published on July 31, 2015 09:36 • 4 views
Michael  Cairns Michael Cairns's blog:
Today: Forest School, Jam and 13 Roses reviews… Day 212 of my challenge, in which I try to publish 15 books, write 1 million words of original fiction and publish a short story every week, in one year. Oh … Continue reading Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 14:02 • 4 views
Reese Ryan Reese Ryan's blog:

Revisions. Photo courtesy of Nic McPhee.

I awoke this morning with the nagging feeling that I’d forgotten something, and alas, I had. My Friday post.

While I hate to have missed my Friday, I’m feeling pretty amazing about the reason I forgot my post yesterday. I was neck deep in revisions of Book 1 of my new series.

It felt good to no...

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Published on August 01, 2015 08:29 • 3 views
Rival Gates Rival Gates's blog:
By the time Linvin had finished his last dance, he was wishing he had chosen the other sandals. The time had come for the remainder of the party to move to the roof deck. A simple bar attended by servants quenched the thirsts of the patrons. It was the part of the evening in which guests could sh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 09:33 • 4 views
Ellie Lieberman Ellie Lieberman's blog:
Originally posted on Acorn Tops blog:

The box of my books finally arrived! (Can you hear the squealing from there?) And, let me tell you, it is like all the best Christmases all rolled up into one (I might have stolen that line from my mother)! For a profession that relies so heavily on words, it’... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 09:16 • 18 views
Emily June Street Emily June Street's blog:

It’s the first of the month and so I find myself doing my monthly accounting of goals. Last month I set out to complete the following goals:

1) NEW WRITING: Yes, I completed this one easily. Although I didn’t get to a conclusion on ToB&L 7, I did add about 10,000 words to it, started that new...

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Published on August 01, 2015 07:12 • 3 views
Justine Elvira Justine Elvira's blog:
The Con is Live! Come fall in love with Jagger and Ronnie <3

Buy Links and Synopsis:
Apple iBooks
AmazonAmazon UKBarnes&NobleSmashwordsKobo
Jagger had three rules for every con:1. Don't back out
2. Don't forget the story
3. Don't fuck it upI broke them all.I first met Jagger when I was just nin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 06:42 • 3 views
Brooklyn Skye Brooklyn Skye's blog:
To celebrate the last few weeks before JUST ONE REASON releases I’m hosting a giveaway!
Just follow the link to enter:
a Rafflecopter giveaway


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Published on August 01, 2015 07:58 • 2 views
Morticia Knight Morticia Knight's blog:
I'm under deadline (finishing up Steve's story for Sin City Uniforms 5) so this'll be a quickie *wink* This week's prompt for My Sexy Saturday is A Very Sexy Time, which is what Brett and Cole from Held Hostage are enjoying on a night out together.

A slow song that Cole vaguely recognized came on... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 00:44 • 1 view
Jeaniene Frost Jeaniene Frost's blog:
I got back from the RWA (Romance Writers of America) convention Monday afternoon, and since then, I've been busy catching up onlaundry, emails, snail mails, work issues, and dishes. You know, the typical glamorous life of an author ;). On top of all this, my revision letter for The Sweetest Burn... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 09:10 • 13 views
Clare Flynn Clare Flynn's blog:
PictureMy guest today is Clare Wiener who writes under the name of Mari Howard.

Clare/Mari is a descendant, through her paternal grandfather, of the same family as Sir Ebenezer Howard who created the concept of Garden Cities.As well as a writer she is also a painter, and has held several exhibitions at...
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Published on July 31, 2015 20:46 • 4 views
Taylor Lavati Taylor Lavati's blog:
Hey everyone! Happy Friday! I am super excited to announce (officially) the release date for Finding Sam. It is... August 31, 2015!!! One month away. So, here's when the fun stuff roles in... I've got spots on my promo tour and I'd love to include as many people as possible. I'm going to be hosti... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on July 31, 2015 12:58 • 4 views
Sawyer Bennett Sawyer Bennett's blog:
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Buy Sawyer Bennett’s new release, Wicked Fall, sign up for her newsletter, and get a copy of Uncivilized for FREE!!! Merely follow the instructions at the end of Wicked Fall to receive a downloadable Mobi or Epub file containing a FREE copy of Uncivilized that can be downloaded to your phone,...

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Published on July 31, 2015 12:41 • 5 views
Christine Hurley Deriso Christine Hurley Deriso's blog:
As I prepare for my daughter's college graduation next week (a milestone that fills me with such pride and joy that words fail me), I coincidentally just perused an article about college administrators' frustration with modern-day parents.

You know the drill: We're over-involved, over-hovery, over... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 08:55 • 25 views
Sara Raasch Sara Raasch's blog:




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“So,” I start as we pull to the left in the hall, “you’re the King of Cordell’s son. How’s that?”
Theron chuckles. “Beneficial sometime, horrible others. You’re beautiful – how’s that?”



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Published on July 31, 2015 18:10 • 2 views
Massad Ayoob Massad Ayoob's blog:

Does the other side really want “reasonable, common sense gun control”?


Nah.


Remember Nancy Pelosi saying that if she could have, she would have said “Mr. and Mrs. America, turn ‘em all in,” or words to that effect? That intent still exists beneath the relatively transparent surface of the usually...

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Published on August 01, 2015 07:41 • 1 view
Chris  Gould Chris Gould's blog:
Batman at 45 The Ultimate Tribute to Pow, Bam and Zap! by Chris Gould

Commentary Excerpt from the Season Three Episode: Nora Clavicle and The Ladies' Crime Club

A Question of Age
Neil Hamilton was 68 years old at the time of this episode, meaning that if Commissioner Gordon were the same age, he would have arrived in Gotham at the age of 43. One wonders with interes... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 08:35 • 32 views
K.M. Shea K.M. Shea's blog:

It’s time for Puss in Boot’s cover reveal! Drum roll, please.


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Here kitty, kitty!


As usual, clicking on the image will take you to the larger version. Anyway, this cover has been in the works for a LONG time. Usually Myrrhlynn uses stockphotos to craft covers, but this time we decided to take the p...

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Published on July 31, 2015 11:56 • 6 views
J.D. Greear J.D. Greear's blog:

Wisdom For Your Weekend: your weekly installment of things we’ve been reading (and watching) around the web.

Video of the Week

The Power of Morning & Evening Routines, The Art of Manliness. Yes, the audience for this video is, unsurprisingly, men. But we promise, this is relevant even if...

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Published on July 31, 2015 11:30 • 3 views
David S. Atkinson David S. Atkinson's blog:

Not Quite so Stories (my new short story collection forthcoming from Literary Wanderlust) has a tentative publication date! The current target is March 1, 2016. Start looking for it close to then!


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I’ll be sure to keep everyone updated.


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Published on July 31, 2015 17:00 • 4 views
Gillian  James Gillian James's blog:
There are a ridiculous number of faddy diets out there; raw vegan, the paleao-diet, the five hand diet. So why not try mine? The best thing is I don’t have to worry about counting calories or grams of fat. All these years we have been worrying about what we eat and how much when we should have be... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 08:02 • 8 views
Barb Hendee Barb Hendee's blog:

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J.C. back again, though it may be two weeks plus before Part 3 appears. During that time, Barb and I will be busy settling into our new home, preparing for work on the coming new series, and going over our line-editor’s notes for S3B5: The Night Voice. August will be a very busy month for us.

F...

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Published on July 31, 2015 16:00 • 5 views
Robert  Turnbull Robert Turnbull's blog:
This is a book from a very talented author, who is not only an author with a great sense of humor, but a real romantic.
This is her FB page so you can check out her latest novel (for sale on Amazon/Kindle) and perhaps decide on reading the many other authors that she recommends on her page.

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Published on August 01, 2015 07:54 • 7 views
Doug Dandridge Doug Dandridge's blog:

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Exodus: Empires at War: Book 9: Second Front will be coming out in a couple of days. As the title says, this book is about the war going on at the other front of the Ca’cadasan Empire. A human expedition of three specialized ships have been sent across the more than thirty thousand light years...

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Published on July 31, 2015 20:43 • 4 views
JoAnn Smith Ainsworth JoAnn Smith Ainsworth's blog:
Who would have thought that Middle Ages homes would have a lot in common with my grandparents’ home? Until doing research, I didn't realize that many of the cooking utensils and household tools in use at the turn of the 20th century were similar to those used in the Middle Ages.

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Published on August 01, 2015 07:39 • 3 views
Jeno Marz Jeno Marz's blog:

I moved onto chapter six with my novel, which is a good thing. I barely introduced 5 POV characters and people are already dying! Writing this one sure is fun once i’m back on track with a mood for some serious work. Also, I created a new (test) cover for the future book and if […]


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Published on August 01, 2015 03:13 • 3 views
L.A. Cotton L.A. Cotton's blog:
The third instalment of Chastity Falls is now available to pre-order for the special price of 99 cents / pence - price will return to $2.99 on release day!

Amazon > myBook.to/TribulationPreOrder
iTunes > http://bit.ly/iBookspreorder
Kobo > http://bit.ly/Kobopreorder


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Published on August 01, 2015 07:34 • 2 views
Billy Young Billy Young's blog:
Absolute Write is running another poetry competition which I have entered. The theme is space. Any kind of space. For instance space between my ears, between people in the same room or lack of space. Basically a vary wide subject matter as it can cover so many different things. I don't really thi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 07:33 • 20 views
Natasha Metzler Natasha Metzler's blog:

I was wiping down the fridge the other day,going through all the little things we had stuck to it with magnets and tape. There was a note from my daughter, a bill that was coming due, a Bible verse written on a sticky note. I pulled them each off one by one, setting them neatly together. Then I l...

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Published on July 28, 2015 12:57 • 1 view
Martina Boone Martina Boone's blog:
Our August workshop will open for entries today, at noon, EST. We'll take the first five Middle Grade, Young Adult, or New Adult entries that meet all guidelines and formatting requirements. Clickhereto get the rules. I will post when it opens and closes on Adventures in YA Publishing and on twit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 03:00 • 5 views
Paul Zunckel Paul Zunckel's blog:
Hi All,
I am very excited about the soon to be released Book Two of The Blood Trilogy, by Vanilla Heart Publishing, Blood Spoor in the Dark.
For a free preview download go to http://books.noisetrade.com/paulzunck... and help yourselves...enjoy
...and if you prefer something visual,
watch the video a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on August 01, 2015 07:19 • 29 views
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