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Katheryn Maddox Haddad Katheryn Maddox Haddad's blog:
The scripture for today, December 20, is 2nd Corinthians 12:20b as found in the New Testament of the Bible:

"....I fear that there may be quarreling, jealousy, outbursts of anger, factions, slander, gossip, arrogance and disorder."

It can happen among well-meaning people trying to accomplish the sa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 21:28 • 1 view
Glenn J. Soucy Glenn J. Soucy's blog:
I'm way behind schedule, but I finally received S-C II, Lord of the Underworld back from my proofreaders. I'm going through that and gave them Blood Tithe VI, Deeds of the Assassin. I'm looking forward to having them out.
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Published on December 19, 2014 21:17 • 1 view
Tina Louise Brotz Tina Louise Brotz's blog:
Set in the mid-90’s, Foxcatcher is a film that takes us on a journey into the world of John Du Pont, heir to one of the wealthiest families in the United States.

Growing up in vast wealth it was a license to do whatever he pleased which not only included traveling for bird expeditions to the Fiji... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 21:05 • 29 views
Rainer Rey Rainer Rey's blog:
I am informed that as of this weekend the Kindle file of Cosmosis has been updated and is correct, for those of you who might have been waiting for the error to be rectified. Best, Rainer Rey
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Published on December 19, 2014 21:00 • 3 views
Max Nemtsov Max Nemtsov's blog:

поскольку все новости снаружи изрядно заебали, а рабочему процессу не видно исхода, вот вам портрет того, как выглядят книжки настоящих читателей:



неожиданное от Пирсона:



что общего у Пинчона с ООН?


поговорим про Йети:



вот еще какой плакат есть заодно:



о “Внутреннем пороке” написали даже “Арабские”...

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Published on December 19, 2014 00:08 • 1 view
Hayden Thorne Hayden Thorne's blog:
Well, lookit what I got earlier today:



I'm so pleased with the way the cover turned out, especially since, like Icarus in Flight, we used an image that's public domain. Even better is the fact that the original painting is by Caspar David Friedrich, who only happens to be my favorite artist of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 20:50 • 5 views
Nancy J. Cohen Nancy J. Cohen's blog:

It’s always useful to have some leftover turkey recipes around the holidays. Here are two of mine for turkey tetrazzini. I recently made the second recipe with accompanying photos. If you wish, you can freeze some fresh cut up cooked turkey right away after roasting. Then when you’re ready for a...

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Published on December 19, 2014 08:00 • 1 view
Geoffrey Germann Geoffrey Germann's blog:
Hi,

Ok, the paperback version of 'Surgical' is now available.

Have a great Holiday and HNY!!!

G2

PS RCs should ship in early Jan. Thanks for your patience and sorry for the delay!
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Published on December 19, 2014 20:38 • 4 views
Scot McKnight Scot McKnight's blog:
Brad Brisco: This past week I posted a short excerpt from aThom Rainer articlewhere he discussed the disdain that many people have for the “Stand and Greet” time that is a part of many Sunday morning worship services. He argues that churches are actually driving “guests” away from Sunday services... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 07:34 • 1 view
Tina Gayle Tina Gayle's blog:

Hi everyone, To day I have Andrea R. Cooper sharing her favorite recipe with us.




This recipe is really versatile – don’t like almonds? Leave them off and it tastes fine. Don’t have any red bell pepper? Leave it out. Want to save time? Use precooked diced chicken and frozen broccoli



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Published on December 19, 2014 00:00 • 1 view
Tamora Pierce Tamora Pierce's blog:


mottoo:



A teenager who was injured in Tuesday’s attack on the Army Public School in Peshawar owes his life to his teacher, who tried to shield her students from the Taliban gunmen that opened fire on them.


Irfanullah, 15, toldNewsweekhe would likely be dead if his teacher, 24-year-old Afsha Ahmed...

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Published on December 19, 2014 12:39 • 2 views
Elizabeth Gannon Elizabeth Gannon's blog:
Elizabeth writes:

So, just a writing update since a few people have written to ask about the possibility of new books coming out soon.

I now doubt I'll have anything out by Christmas. :( I know I said I would and you've been very patient, but it's a longshot. I've been trying and there's a possibil... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 20:31 • 6 views
Dominic Bellavance Dominic Bellavance's blog:

Encore une autre année qui se termine. On peut dire qu’elle a été bien remplie! En fait, je dois dire ça chaque année… Je ne me souviens pas d’avoir déjà dit en décembre : «Heille! Je me suis vraiment pogné le béret cette année! WOOHOO!»


Peut-être que ça me ferait du bien, au fond. Peut-être qu’à...

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Published on December 19, 2014 06:37 • 5 views
A.J. Culpepper A.J. Culpepper's blog:
Well, my dear readers, today I was going to share a bit from "The Seers' War Part Two - The Spider and the Fly" but, I simply must rant.

What the heck is it with shit not doing what it's supposed to and then on top of it, people are mucking things up??? I have fought with the cover design of my ne... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 20:26 • 6 views
Lauren Oliver Lauren Oliver's blog:


Vanishing Girls - one of iBooks most anticipated in 2015!


Thanks iBooks!

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Published on December 19, 2014 13:39 • 1 view
Josh Lanyon Josh Lanyon's blog:

From LONE STAR, part of the Men Under the Mistletoe holiday anthology.
Blurb:
Growing up in rural Texas, Mitchell Evans's ambition to be a dancer made him a target. Though he found success in New York City, Mitch is at a crossroads, and heads home for the first time in twelve years to figure thin... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 01:00 • 3 views
M.L. Tyndall M.L. Tyndall's blog:
A couple of weeks ago I received an interview request from Bob Clary, marketing manager at Webucator: Expert Instructors Blogging asking me to answer a few questions about why I write, what got me started, and what keeps me going. It appears that most of the other authors interviewed did so in ho... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 00:30 • 3 views
Michael  Coady Michael Coady's blog:
After 5 months, I am happy to announce my MG fantasy 'Eliza Twitchel & the Haunted Forest' is now available on Amazon for kindle.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00R6I9CKS



When Eliza Twitchel's little sister is kidnapped by gobblings and whisked through a magic gateway hidden in an old growth forest,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 20:07 • 5 views
B.B. Reid B.B. Reid's blog:
I'm doing a giveaway that ends December 26th but you have to visit my Facebook page http://on.fb.me/1trMwgg to find out what it is ;-)
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Published on December 19, 2014 20:07 • 6 views
Marshall Vian Summers Marshall Vian Summers's blog:
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Received by Marshall Vian Summers
December 23, 1994 in Boulder, Colorado

Christmas represents the emergence of Knowledge in the individual. This is exemplified in the life of Jesus, who beyond his own understanding even, a Greater Power emerged within him and overtook his life—uniting him with the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 19:59 • 9 views
Kim Harrison Kim Harrison's blog:

You guys can bake! Wow, I am amazed at how talented (and adventuresome) everyone is. As promised, I collected some of your photos you gave me on FB. If you gave me a bunch, I just reposted one.


I hope that some of these inspire you this weekend, and remember, it doesn’t have to look like the pictu...

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Published on December 19, 2014 05:39 • 5 views
Juliet Cook Juliet Cook's blog:
Less than two days remain to submit your chapbook manuscript to the Blood Pudding Press chapbook contest! Submissions close after midnight tomorrow, as soon as December 20 turns into December 21.
Read about the details here -http://bloodyooze.blogspot.com/2014/11/blood-pudding-press-is-now-accept... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 13:29 • 3 views
John Green John Green's blog:

In which Hank edits together a ton of the best moments from this year's Project for Awesome. Of course, no one can be there for all of it but, this way, you can catch a glimpse! I'd like to edit together some of the more intriguing episodes, but this will have to do for now.

Thank you all so mu...

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Published on December 19, 2014 15:50 • 14 views
Marie Rutkoski Marie Rutkoski's blog:


Sugar insanity, first grade

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Published on December 19, 2014 06:20 • 2 views
Anne Brooke Anne Brooke's blog:
For today and tomorrow ONLY, fantasy novel Hallsfoot's Battle is FREE at Amazon - so pick up your copy while the offer lasts!

This book is the second in the Gathandrian Fantasy series and is the sequel to The Gifting.

The battle for survival has merely begun and the Mind Executioner's defeat is o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 00:51 • 6 views
Jeff VanderMeer Jeff VanderMeer's blog:

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Happy Holidays, everyone! I’m going to hibernate for a little while, but I wanted to thank all of the readers, booksellers, reviewers, and publishers (here and abroad) who have helped make this year so special for me, and made the Southern Reach Trilogy one of the most talked-about series of 20...

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Published on December 19, 2014 13:57 • 4 views
Laurie R. King Laurie R. King's blog:
I was in my local Bookshop Santa Cruz the other day when the owner came up to me to say, Thank you, for saving our day. Seems that last Thursday when I went in to sign their copies of “Mary’s Christmas”was the day that Stormageddon descended on Northern California, and hanging around book stores... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 06:20 • 8 views
Quent Cordair Quent Cordair's blog:
I urge my fellow writers, artists, musicians, performing artists, producers, directors, distributors—all those involved in the arts—to respond with courage, disdain, and the passion of Cyrano against those who would silence us. The war against freedom of expression is one of dynamic momentum, in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 19:36 • 5 views
Yasmine Galenorn Yasmine Galenorn's blog:
For this Brain Candy Friday…tell me…what’s your favorite holiday memory? Happy ones, please. And doesn’t have to be Christmas/Hanukkah/Solstice–any holiday will do. Yasmine
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Published on December 19, 2014 08:00 • 6 views
Holly Black Holly Black's blog:

So before it's all holiday all the time, I wanted to post the final piece of the how-to-get-a-copy-of-Darkest-Part-of-the-Forest puzzle: my Book Tour dates. This time it's mostly going to be East Coast (and Seattle!) and I will be in New Jersey where I haven't been in a while.

If you're in the ar...

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Published on December 19, 2014 13:34 • 13 views
Sarah A. Hoyt Sarah A. Hoyt's blog:

The other day, someone got me mad on Facebook. I know. How shocked are you?


Except that the person didn’t intend to make me mad, and what made me mad was a slow burn before I realized what was upsetting me, and also what the person thought he was doing was sharing a nice and encouraging meme on “y...

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Published on December 19, 2014 08:49 • 6 views
Gena Showalter Gena Showalter's blog:

Thought about buying a copy of THE DARKEST TOUCH, featuring an immortal warrior who cannot touch another living creature skin to skin without causing a world-wide plague…yet he can't resist the woman who sets his blood aflame?



Purchase THE DARKEST TOUCH now and receive an exclusive preview from my...

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Published on December 19, 2014 19:34 • 18 views
Lilith Saintcrow Lilith Saintcrow's blog:
Here's leering at YOU, kid!

Here’s leering at YOU, kid!


I used to have a whole collection of these. They kept getting broken. Hrm.

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Published on December 19, 2014 12:47 • 6 views
Joe Abercrombie Joe Abercrombie's blog:

It’s taken me 3 weeks, which was a good deal faster than I’d hoped, to get a reasonable 2nd draft of Half a War together. It usually does tend to be the case that the process is less horrifying than you expect once you start to tackle it. Some chapters needed some pretty heavy pruning and additio...

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Published on December 19, 2014 08:41 • 9 views
Dana Stabenow Dana Stabenow's blog:
[from the stabenow.com vaults, June 19, 2011] My friend Pati teaches Quickbooks in villages all over Alaska. By now she has a favorite Bush pilot. She doesn’t take near enough photographs to suit me but here are some that represent … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 02:00 • 2 views
Stephanie Julian Stephanie Julian's blog:


2014 is almost a goner and I'm looking forward to the new year with anticipation because I've got lots of places on my agenda to visit this year. Here's what I have so far. I hope to see many of you there.

February 5-8, 2015
I can't wait to spend some time in Florida with readers who love paranorma... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 08:41 • 8 views
Michael J. Sullivan Michael J. Sullivan's blog:

The fine people over at audible asked me and a 23 other authors to weigh in our favorite listens and here is the answer I gave:


Here is a link to the full list.

For those that are lazy, but still curious, here is what each person picked.
Anthony Doerr - We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 07:53 • 11 views
Billy Roper Billy Roper's blog:
Winner of Amazon's 'Best Books of 2014' Award: Hasten The Day: The First Year Of The Balkanization of America! Thirty reviews now up to read before buying: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1502391058/r... via @amazon Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 19:20 • 15 views
Jennifer Williams Jennifer Williams's blog:
I have two tidbits to share with you guys. I will once again be a panelist at Arisia in Boston in January. I do not have my final schedule yet but I can tell you that Friday night we are having our Circlet Press party followed by a group reading featuring myself, Cecilia Tan, and Connie Wilkins.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 19, 2014 19:15 • 6 views
Miranda Liasson Miranda Liasson's blog:

Lady Catherine's Secret Cover


My friend Sheridan Jeane has a newhistorical romance release out today! Check out the lovely Lady Catherine on that cover…she looks like she’s hiding something…


Synopsis: London, 1853. Despite Lady Catherine’s love of fencing, she needs to stop pretending to be a boy and fraternizing with men…b...

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Published on December 01, 2014 06:02 • 4 views
Beatrice Ann Maria Manuel Beatrice Ann Maria Manuel's blog:


now this just made my December.

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Published on December 18, 2014 14:01 • 4 views
Kevin Eleven Kevin Eleven's blog:
Two lucky winners will be receiving signed copies of Kevin Eleven's first novel,

Two lucky winners will be receiving signed copies of my first novel, “Tales of The 23RD PRECINCT” this holiday season through my Goodreads account.


Dear Followers,



On Monday morning of December 22nd, all of you from many different parts of the world will be able to enter my Goodreads giveaway cont...

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Published on December 19, 2014 03:00 • 1 view
RJ Jones RJ Jones's blog:

I wonder what he’s thinking… love his smile.



santa hunk


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Published on December 18, 2014 08:00 • 7 views
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