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Liz Lazarus Liz Lazarus's blog:
I'm pleased to announce that the Audio Book for FREE OF MALICE is now on Audible.
The narrator, Jennifer Jill Araya, did a stellar job.
• had an appealing voice
• portrayed the frailty of my protagonist (a journalist named Laura Holland)
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Published on September 22, 2018 09:06 • 1 view
Gerrald Mccollister Gerrald Mccollister's blog:
The books that I have written are geared toward all peoples and walks of life. They are written with basic information that anyone can benefit from in one way or another.
My first book, Born to the Flame: La Casa Monte was written about the forest firefighting experience. It is written about expe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 09:05 • 1 view
Cecily Wolfe Cecily Wolfe's blog:
One of my regular teen readers, Courtney, is already wanting to know when my next YA, The Library War, will release. She told me that she read The Competition as soon as it hit her Kindle early Tuesday morning and is in love with both Michael and Raiden.

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Published on September 22, 2018 08:55 • 1 view
Kindle Alexander Kindle Alexander's blog:
Hot Winter Nights by Jill ShaIvis ~ I haven't yet read this book, it's not released until Tuesday I believe, but I've heard that Amazon has wiped all pre-orders, they just went missing and aren't recoverable. How Winter Nights is a favorite of so many people, if you pre-ordered this book, please... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 08:54 • 2 views
Brandy L. Cunningham Brandy L. Cunningham's blog:
I am so excited to let you know that the second installment in Valkyrie's story is now available for pre-order! Look for Valkyrie Divided on Amazon!
And as always, a huge thank you to all my readers, beta readers, editor, and all my author friends. Writing Valkyrie has been quite the adventure!

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Published on September 22, 2018 08:43 • 1 view
Jeaniene Frost Jeaniene Frost's blog:
Although I said I was only giving away 5 Arcs (advanced reading copies) of SHADES OF WICKED, Night Rebel book one, so many hundreds of you entered the contest that I chose a bonus 6th winner, too. The winners were picked at random because of course I can’t choose between any of you – I love all o... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 08:33 • 14 views
Pat Dunlap Evans Pat Dunlap Evans's blog:
Hello, all!

My mystery-thriller OUT AND IN is FREE on Kindle this weekend, 9/22 through 9/24. Check it out. I'd greatly appreciate your leaving star ratings on both Amazon and Goodreads. Here's the direct link to Kindle.

This novel had solid four-star editorial reviews lately through the Lone Star... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 08:18 • 4 views
Zoltan Istvan Zoltan Istvan's blog:
A new fascinating feature is out by The Guardian magazine (via writer Richard Godwin) on the future of the human body. Six of us are interviewed and/or wrote about our take on the future. Fun reading! My mini-essay is in this: https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandst... #transhumanism Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 08:05 • 5 views
Marilyn Foxworthy Marilyn Foxworthy's blog:
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Here's a preview of the book cover for The Nogud Legacy, Book 3, The Woodsman.

I expect publication in about 8 to 10 days. If all goes well.

I like this story. We learn more about Joshua's background and family. But, it's all leading up to Book 5, The Warrior. Book 5 isn't the end, it just has more... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 08:02 • 7 views
Amy H. Sturgis Amy H. Sturgis's blog:

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Today is the anniversary of the Long-Expected Party celebrating the
eleventy-first birthday of Bilbo Baggins and the coming of age of Frodo
Baggins in The Lord of the Rings. It was on this day that Bilbo
gave his infamous birthday speech, saying “I don’t know half of you half
as we...

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Published on September 22, 2018 05:14 • 6 views
Colin Beckett Colin Beckett's blog:
From a BookWorks Featured Author comes a "...brisk and satisfying thriller." Critic's Report for 2018's The BookLife Prize. Giveaway for the next 7 days. Good luck!
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Published on September 22, 2018 07:55 • 6 views
Lois McMaster Bujold Lois McMaster Bujold's blog:
It seems early for a reminder post, but I'm told some folks have a delay in their feeds, so.

I will be doing a reading and singing at Dreamhaven Books & Comics here in Minneapolis at 6:30 PM this coming Wednesday, Sept. 26.

http://dreamhavenbooks.com/event/spec...

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https://www.facebook.com/ev... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 07:37 • 22 views
Sheala Dawn Henke Sheala Dawn Henke's blog:
Let's reinvent the world together-One story at a time! http://sdhenke.com/
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Published on September 22, 2018 07:34 • 5 views
Angie   Thompson Angie Thompson's blog:
I came across this picture as a prompt for a short story contest, and my storyteller senses latched onto it immediately. The result was a a bit too late and much too short for the contest, but I wanted to share it anyway. I'd love to hear what you guys think. :)



The Promise

“Cass?”

Her brother’s t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 07:37 • 18 views
Sara A. Survivor Sara A. Survivor's blog:
There may appear to be duplicates of some postings at times as for some reason my website blogs and the blogs showing here on Goodreads are not aligned properly. If you see duplicates it is for that reason. I keep deleting the duplicates but they keep reappearing so it has to be some kind of sync... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:57 • 6 views
Connie D'Alessandro Connie D'Alessandro's blog:
The Holy One calls me this morning. Nothing changes our early morning conference calls, and for that I am so thankful. The Holy One has called to me every morning for years.

I am sure He was calling to me even before I recognized His voice or my need to respond. That's the way it is with Holiness... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:36 • 9 views
Jay  Trott Jay Trott's blog:
You know the story. Lear wants to retire from the burdens of kingship without giving up the perquisites of power.

He hopes to settle the best third of his kingdom on his youngest daughter, Cordelia, knowing very well that she loves him more than Goneril or Regan, and hoping he can depend on her l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:36 • 11 views
Angelo Aulisa Angelo Aulisa's blog:
Hi friends , beloved friends love all of you , i was watching a fragment of stars wars , the new one i never see it complete the all move because basically i dont understand who is in war with and for what they fight this war for me is a mess i dont know the drama , the first one of stars wars wh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:35 • 13 views
Lee  Allen Lee Allen's blog:
Irène (Camille Verhœven #1)Irène by Pierre Lemaitre

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


'Irène' (originally 'Travail Soigné') is Pierre Lemaitre's debut novel and the first to feature Commandant Camille Verhœven. It is a dark and brutal novel, following Verhœven's investigation into multiple murders committed by a killer who becomes kn... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:27 • 19 views
LeTara Moore LeTara Moore's blog:
Reflection in the MusicToday I am offering free copies of my book via Amazon Kindle. You can also read it if you have a Kindle Unlimited membership. Check out a sample of the book
here.

Synopsis:
How do you mend a broken heart when you are your own worst enemy? Melissa is lost and hasn’t the first... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:20 • 7 views
Sherwood Smith Sherwood Smith's blog:
A dash of the history behind my newly-published anthology It Happened at the Ball.
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:03 • 8 views
Sarah  Pennington Sarah Pennington's blog:
So, I'm wondering: was anyone surprised when I said I was publishing Blood in the Snow a couple weeks ago? Now that you know, would you be surprised if I told you that self-publishing Blood in the Snow wasn't originally in my plans for the novella? What if I told you that I didn't plan to self-... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2018 16:49 • 9 views
Elena Ferrante Elena Ferrante's blog:

A friend, married for 48 years, says there is

The relationships of couples are an effective embodiment of the precariousness of our lives. If we meet someone we haven’t seen for several months, we hesitate to say: “Tell Franco hello from me.” It’s better to find out first, through circumspect ques...

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Published on September 21, 2018 23:00 • 8 views
Angela R. Watts Angela R. Watts's blog:
  There are moments when it hits you how precious life is. Like when I, time after time, go to look into one of our horse fields, only to not see the horses I expect to see. After years of seeing certain furry faces staring back at me, it still is strange to not see … Continue reading DON’T STOP... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 03:30 • 9 views
Paul Colt Paul Colt's blog:
Most of us know Kirby Grant from his TV role as Sky King. Arizona rancher and aviator, King flew to a rescue or encounter with bad guys assisted by his niece Penny (Gloria Winters) or nephew Clipper (Ron Hagerthy). Two planes filled the role of the Songbird over the course of the series, a ‘Bambo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 05:51 • 5 views
Isaac  Hess Isaac Hess's blog:
Any early riser will recognize it: The Catalyst. That gnawing reason to climb out of bed for even a moment which eventually just leads to starting the entire day.

Laundry, homework, bills, the bathroom, and even set alarms are common Catalysts (though a true early riser has no need of an alarm). C... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 05:49 • 7 views
Атанас Киров Атанас Киров's blog:
Малка част от мен се радва, че не се сеща за теб в началото на деня ми. Достатъчно често си в сънищата ми, за да не помня кога не си. Може и да не мисля за теб през цялото време, докато съм буден, но болката винаги е там. Все едно се е насъбрала под кожата ми и ме изолира от света. Щом се събудя,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2018 11:00 • 1 view
J.N. Morgan J.N. Morgan's blog:
10:03AM
Well, now that I've fixed that big derp in the title of my last blog post from last night, I can start the one for today. I'll jump right into my somewhat revelatory moment from this morning with the equation I had come up with.

Disproportionate Success + Being (or Being Made into) an 'Othe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 05:47 • 6 views
Nora Phoenix Nora Phoenix's blog:

If you’re part of the Reading Past the Realm FB group, you’ve already seen this, but if not, here’s a first look at the cover for Alpha’s Pride. This is book four in the Irresistible Omegas series, and the main characters will be Bray, Kean, and Ruari.


Bray is on the cover and my, my, doesn’t he l...

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Published on September 21, 2018 19:15 • 9 views
Cordelia Kingsbridge Cordelia Kingsbridge's blog:

In completely unshocking news, finally treating my previously undiagnosed ADD (with medication that took a month to be authorized by my insurance company) has markedly improved my quality of life in just a single day. I can’t believe I made it to the age of 31 never knowing this was a problem tha...

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Published on September 21, 2018 17:55 • 8 views
Jana M. Light Jana M. Light's blog:

HOW IS THE GYM STILL SO HOT AND HUMID. Come on, Hawai’i. This climate cannot be a surprise by now and a/c is one of humankind’s greatest inventions.

But… probably shouldn’t use it because global warming.

I remain conflicted. And sweaty. Blech.

I have tried to put into words my reactions to the GO...

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Published on September 21, 2018 13:00 • 8 views
Nathan Nobis Nathan Nobis's blog:
1. "Don't hide your light under a bushel"




2. "Do you do anything interesting or important, in terms of scholarship, research, academic activities?"

Interesting or important to who?  . . .
If 'no,' then why not? (There are legitimate reasons and challenges, and others that aren't so good). If 'yes,'...
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Published on September 21, 2018 06:06 • 8 views
Alan Good Alan Good's blog:
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Tonight I'm Someone Else
Chelsea Hodson
Reviewed or whatever this thing is by Alan Good

A long time ago, one of my instructors at the University of Colorado told me I could write a sentence. I wasn’t certain—I still am not certain—whether he meant it as a compliment or a dig, most of my sentences at...

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Published on June 05, 2018 09:45 • 4 views
Gracelyn Buckner Gracelyn Buckner's blog:

Hey y’all! Today I have a special review for y’all. Miss Kellyn Roth is releasing a prequel to her Lady of the Vineyard series called Goldfish Secrets. I’ve loved Kellyn’s books, and this one was no exception. There’s also a fun giveaway, so be sure to check out the bottom of the post for that.

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Published on September 21, 2018 05:30 • 7 views
Claire Buss Claire Buss's blog:
I love the ocean. The vastness of blue. The way the sunshine sparkles on the surf, the poetic leaping of dolphins, a shower of whale spray and flashes of shoals darting beneath the surface. But what really lies beneath? No-one has all the answers. I mean, yeah, sure, they've discovered a handful... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2018 11:08 • 7 views
Addison Cole Addison Cole's blog:
Fan of enemies to lovers romances? Fan of super loyal sexy cowboy heroes? Don't miss the second title in the Sweet with Heat: Weston Bradens series, OUR SWEET DESTINY, releasing November 14th!
https://addisoncole.com/books/our-swe...

After ditching a troubled relationship—and her veterinary practi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 05:06 • 6 views
Georgia Hunter Georgia Hunter's blog:

Deadline Hollywood announced that Thomas Kail’s Old 320 Sycamore has optioned We Were the Lucky Ones to adapt for television. Kail, who won an Emmy Award for directing Grease:Live for Fox and a Tony for directing Hamilton, will be a director and producer for the We Were the Lucky Ones TV series....

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Published on September 21, 2018 10:09 • 5 views
Penny Reid Penny Reid's blog:
HUZZAH, The newsletter is OUT! Check those inboxes and spam/promotions folders people!! Also, we send it in batches. Therefore if you don’t see it in your inbox immediately, DON’T PANIC! It can take up to an hour to reach you. Part 5 of Nobody Looks Good Naked is in there… Along with an exclusiv... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2018 14:52 • 9 views
Eliza Taye Eliza Taye's blog:
I'm running a little behind on my blog posts, so I'll update this soon with some of my research for book 2 of Oceania: The Underwater City.

Thanks for understanding,
Eliza
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Published on September 22, 2018 00:30 • 7 views
Kurt Baumeister Kurt Baumeister's blog:
UNDER THE INFLUENCE #2, SON OF KID OF BABY
written by Kurt Baumeister July 10, 2018 (ran initially at Entropy Magazine)




“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose

By any other word would smell as sweet;”


– Juliet, Act II, Scene II of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare


 


In school, we’re taug...

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Published on September 21, 2018 14:22 • 5 views
Vivek Shraya Vivek Shraya's blog:

“…The video is striking and sombre when we are introduced to plastic and, importantly, Shraya wrapped in that plastic. My pop cultural frame of reference immediately went to Laura Palmer from Twin Peaks. But this is not fiction: it reads as a very real comment on what happens to trans women and m...

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Published on September 21, 2018 21:33 • 5 views
Alyssa Ayres Alyssa Ayres's blog:
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Published on September 22, 2018 04:55 • 7 views
Abigayle Claire Abigayle Claire's blog:
We all know what writers' block is (though its existence is up for debate right now). But have you ever heard of readers' block? Chances are you've experienced it, and it's no fun.


Do you ever sit down to read a book and get nowhere? Maybe it's a book you were previously enjoying. Or maybe you st... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 03:00 • 8 views
Marsh Myers Marsh Myers's blog:
My Summer With Robot Launch Image Join young adult author Marsh Myers for the official launch of his new novel, MY SUMMER (WITH ROBOTS).

This online event will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9;00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST.

MY SUMMER (WITH ROBOTS) is Marsh's third YA novel and the launch will be celebrated by giveaways... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 04:38 • 11 views
Jeff Kay Jeff Kay's blog:


Wednesday


The day of the Grand Canyon. I talked about this adventure in Episode 21 of the podcast. You can hear it here. It was… The Longest Day.


Thursday


We would be returning home the next day, and the weight of that fact was already dragging me down. Sure, there was another 24 hours of livin...

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Published on September 21, 2018 09:10 • 1 view
Barnabas Piper Barnabas Piper's blog:

Each week (give or take one here and there) I share three things I like – It could be a book, a movie, a podcast, an album, a photo, an article, a restaurant, a food item, a beverage, or anything else I simply enjoy and think you might too. You can find a whole pile of things, especially books, I...

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Published on September 21, 2018 05:10 • 8 views
V.C. Lancaster V.C. Lancaster's blog:

Wow, long time no post!

I’ve been asked to put a rundown of all the Office Alien races in one place. I understand how people can get confused, especially since there’s only a letter or two difference between some of them. So let’s get started!

Ypex
Big ravenous bugs that just run around eating an...

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Published on September 21, 2018 09:00 • 8 views
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