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Magdalena Ball

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Magdalena Ball runs The Compulsive Reader http://www.compulsivereader.com. Her stories, poetry, reviews and articles have appeared in many printed anthologies and journals, and have won several awards. She is the author of Black Cow, Repulsion Thrust, The Art of Assessment, Quark Soup, and Sleep Before Evening. Find out more at http://www.magdalenaball.com


It’s a new month, and that can only mean one thing. A new Compulsive Reader newsletter. The latest issue has just gone out, with its usual bevy of interviews and reviews, even more literary news from around the world than usual this month, and seven new book giveaways. It should be arriving in your in-box over the next hour or so, but if you can’t wait, you can grab a copy online here:
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Black Cow
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Sleep Before Evening
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message 5: by Mary

Mary McCoy-Dressel Hi, Magdalena, Thanks for the friendship. It seems like we've been crossing paths for a long time!


message 4: by A.R.

A.R. Maggie, thanks for the add!


L.B.B. Magdalena


Thank you for the friendship!
Linda


Shadonna Thanks for the add. Have a great weekend!


message 1: by Roger

Roger Cottrell He Magdelena,
Thanks very much for the friendship on Goodreads and I am looking forward very much to reading your book.
ROGER


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