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William L. Ingram William L. Ingram's blog:

   




Why Prayer and Meditation Are A Search For Intelligent Life (Part 10)

Continued From Part 9 https://www.findingheaveninthedark.com/blog/2018/12/02/why-prayer-and-meditation-are-a-search-for-intelligent-life-part-9/


   Where does it hurt? If we only knew where our psychological and emotional pa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 13:30 • 11 views
George Thomas Clark George Thomas Clark's blog:
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Published on December 13, 2018 13:28 • 1 view
John                       White John White's blog:
Please feel free to drop by and visit my 48 Mountains page to take a peek at Part 55 in a continuing series of additional photos and insights along my highpointing journey:

SECOND CLIMB OF NEVADA

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Published on December 13, 2018 13:08 • 11 views
Victoria Riskin Victoria Riskin's blog:
At some point, I don’t remember when, I had a burning desire to write this book. Like most memoirs, mine too begins in childhood. When I was six years old, my father suffered a stroke that left him partially paralyzed and mentally impaired. My world, which until that moment had been idyllic, turn... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 12:19 • 3 views
Eric W. Saeger Eric W. Saeger's blog:
In case you don't know, gonzo political writer Matt Taibbi sort of has a new book in the works, titled Hate Inc., focused on corporate media malpractice. I say "sort of" because he's releasing the book in serial form through Substack.com, a subscription-based author's platform where readers can w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 12:12 • 5 views
Susan Brougher Susan Brougher's blog:
"Alone
My words shot blankly into the air. "Everything is different now-I don't know what to do. Who will help me?" Not expecting a reply, the answer I already knew filled my heart with fear. "You're alone now; it's up to you."

It was after midnight. And like many other nights since Mom had been go... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 11:42 • 11 views
Carmine  Vittoria Carmine Vittoria's blog:
Carmine Vittoria
An excerpt from the book "Bitter Chicory to Sweet Espresso" available on Amazon.com.
"A friend of the family in Ambridge, PA, kept saying to me: “La montagna e’ fiorita”. This is a typical cryptic Sicilian innuendo. Sicilian riddles may be described as flirtations of the mind whos... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 11:36 • 3 views
Alexandra Popoff Alexandra Popoff's blog:
This Q & A was compiled by the author herself.

Q. What prompted you to write Vasily Grossman’s biography?

A. If I had to answer in one sentence––Vasily Grossman’s subject matter. To use James Atlas’ words about Edmund Wilson, Grossman “offered a large canvas on which you could draw a map of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 11:29 • 4 views
Catherine Cowles Catherine Cowles's blog:
Beautifully Broken Pieces FOR WEBI have been dying to share this cover for weeks! What do you think? Doesn’t it give you all the freaking feels?!

Hang Le did such an amazing job of capturing the heart of Beautifully Broken Pieces. And now I can’t freaking wait for you to read this novel! Hurry up and get here February 25th!

Ama... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 11:05 • 6 views
Karen Haddigan Karen Haddigan's blog:
It was a balmy September evening in southern California and a bunch of us were sitting out on the patio enjoying wine and potluck appetizers, watching a brilliant pink sun dip into the ocean. Except for one guy who’d been divorced a couple of years, who was instead smiling down lovingly at his ph... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 10:21 • 3 views
Amanda           Rose Amanda Rose's blog:
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Book Club 2019 Is Now Forming!

This is a group where we’ll have a monthly book pick for us all to read and discuss. We’re extremely excited to announce that this group will also give us direct access to the authors for Q&A’s and interviews, and even the chance to win some signed copies from th... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 10:04 • 11 views
Nicole Sager Nicole Sager's blog:
What are some of your Christmas favorites?? Comment with your answers below!!



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Published on December 13, 2018 09:57 • 4 views
Diane Findlay Diane Findlay's blog:
I'm excited! My new book, MEMORIES OF ANTIGUA: BOOKS, BUGS, BICYCLE PUMPS, BEACHES, AND BLESSINGS, is now available on Amazon, at www.amazon.com/dp/0986202827. It's been such fun to write and to revisit great memories of our family's time living on the Island as Baha'i pioneers in the early 1980s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 09:56 • 5 views
Giuliana Sica Giuliana Sica's blog:
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The winter solstice time is no longer celebrated as it once was, with the understanding that this is a period of descent and rest, of going within our homes, within ourselves and taking in all that we have been through, all that has passed in this full year... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 09:52 • 5 views
Kate Quinn Kate Quinn's blog:

Nothing fits better in a Christmas stocking than a book. Here are my recommendations for your next shopping trip, ten of the best books I read in 2018 (though not all were published this year.) Some were written by friends or colleagues, some by authors I only hope I can meet someday—but all were...

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Published on December 13, 2018 09:51 • 21 views
L.M. Roth L.M. Roth's blog:
L.M. Roth The L. M. Roth Quiz of the Day is a quiz for those familiar with the books of L. M. Roth. If you are not familiar with the books of L. M. Roth, you’d better start cramming!

The answer to yesterday's quiz: Ellie the Eel did NOT help Spinella Suella Spider cross the river in The River Expr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 09:46 • 5 views
Jenn McKinlay Jenn McKinlay's blog:
For my full list of newsletters, please check out my webpage at: www.jennmckinlay.com

December 5, 2019

Book News: THE GOOD ONES, featuring the rescue of my very own kitten King George, and set in a bookstore in North Carolina comes out February 5, 2019. This is such a personal book for me, mostly b... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 09:26 • 10 views
Becky Benishek Becky Benishek's blog:
“Martialay has a passion for teaching children foreign languages and it comes across in the book. I loved it and plan on buying the French one next. An excellent resource for teachers, parents, educators and even grandparents. A must own!”


Buckle your seatbelts!

Your child (ages 6-10) is about to t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 09:16 • 4 views
Patricia Correll Patricia Correll's blog:
I'm going to do a Christmas Buy List on my own books. You know, the "This is a gift for this kind of person".

https://www.amazon.com/Unseen-World-P...

The Unseen World is a gift for that teen girl you know who is into anime, but you don't know much about anime yourself. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:50 • 5 views
Chris Mares Chris Mares's blog:
Every evening that summer the boys in the village would come together on the village green to play football. Two of the big boys would take turns picking the teams.

Richard was not a big boy. He was always one of the last two to be picked.

Some of the boys were big and strong. And fast.

Richard was... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:49 • 4 views
Xavier Neal Xavier Neal's blog:
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Grab your copy today!

#Free in #KindleUnlimited
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A country music king.

A chess playing queen.

A classic tale that begins in paradise...

What starts as an annual five day music festival on the beach l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:44 • 7 views
Erica Graham Erica Graham's blog:
I am honored to be one of the showcased authors at the Indie Authors Monthly magazine booth during the 2018 Miami Book Fair. Over the next few weeks, I will be introducing authors who were also featured at the Indie Authors Monthly magazine booth.

**Note: Not all of these authors are children's au... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:37 • 4 views
Chris  Ledoux Chris Ledoux's blog:
Chris Ledoux
The Burnt Sunset
The Eventide Blaze
Lyricbook Solstice

While book 3 is in editing, I’ve been writing book 4 in my series.
Designing the covers always helps provide inspiration for the story.

The Burnt Sunset

The Eventide Blaze

The Aurora Brand

The Wayfarer Dawning


Chris Ledoux is the author of The Burnt Sunset Series, a set of dystopian apocalyptic fantasy nov... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:23 • 5 views
Roxanne Rhoads Roxanne Rhoads's blog:
THE ESSENTIAL CHRISTMAS READING LIST with KATHERINE MOORE #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/w85t30mYfBi

Interview + Giveaway: Black Widow Curse and The Coven by M.D. Fryson ( @madelyn_fryson, @RoxanneRhoads ) #bewitchingbooktours http://ow.ly/4Uu830mYfo9

MAGIC IN THE MOUNTAINS -- Aspen Glen Series... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:20 • 3 views
Ricardo Torres Marzo Ricardo Torres Marzo's blog:
Los días 13 y 14 de diciembre Papel de amate con descuento en eBook en
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:07 • 18 views
Catherine Coulter Catherine Coulter's blog:
Thursday, 13th December -- The "Reveal" (isn't it cool what the publishers call showing off a new cover?) -- Now, when you guys saw the reveal of LABYRINTH (FBI #23, out next July) I got a volley of questions/outrage/confusion: "What?" "You mean The Maze?" "Sounds like it's a repackage". GOODNESS... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:07 • 10 views
Tamara Allen Tamara Allen's blog:
I'd like to quickly mention that Invitation to the Dance was intended to be a light-hearted, fluffy bit of nonsense (and not as plot-heavy as my other stories.)
I'm sorry I didn't state that on publication, the way other writers usually do. If that's not the kind of book you like and you're unable... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:06 • 21 views
Chris  Stevenson Chris Stevenson's blog:
Chris StevensonHave you Hooked or are you Bait-less?
(I just hooked your ass in here, didn't I?)

I've accumulated thousands of rejection slips, both email and hard mail, dating back at least 28 years. We writers agonize over just about every word in these little snippets of rejection death, attemp... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 08:05 • 4 views
Terry Damascus Terry Damascus's blog:
I've got a new book available on Amazon today! Check out Dark Into Light, Light Into Dark: A Reverse Harem Paranormal Mystery Romance, available in eBook and paperback. You can see it on Goodreads here or buy it on Amazon here.

Here's a brief description:

For the past three hundred years, two witch... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 07:59 • 6 views
Ty The Hunter Ty The Hunter's blog:
I'm finishing up ALL of the quilts I'm giving away as Christmas gifts, so in the last month I'll have wrapped up four patterns, exciting! 

As I'm fairly new to quilting, and even newer to "quilting" on my domestic machine, I make mistakes. Sometimes small, sometimes BIG. 

* - I refer to quilting in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2018 10:52 • 3 views
Sarah L. Campbell Sarah L. Campbell's blog:
My new Christmas story is book three in the exciting series of fairy Imelda eBooks. In this book, the characters go on a magical adventure to mysterious, forgotten lands with secrets and surprises , Unicorns, fairy Royalty and plenty of fairy magic lay in store. Enjoy the adventure now on Amazon... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 07:36 • 6 views
L.J. Greene L.J. Greene's blog:
For Nance. Because you asked... :)

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Keir


“Okay, so what’s the emergency?” Dan asked me, sliding into the booth on the opposite side and holding up a finger to signal the waitress. “Wait, did you order?”

Jamie shook his head. “Not yet, mate.”

It... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 07:32 • 6 views
Barton Jahn Barton Jahn's blog:
Journeys of Faith Transcend Above Normal Life 1

“If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.” (Jn. 8:36)

Sometimes a journey of faith following God has a life-script that includes the sacrifice…the giving up…of a fundamental component of worldly conventional normalcy…somethi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 07:19 • 5 views
Beth Gualda Beth Gualda's blog:
I truly can't believe my last blog post was in October. Bad me. I certainly didn't mean to leave everyone hanging like this, but I do have some relevant excuses.

I'm finally moving! And will be moving at the end of this month, three days after Christmas. So, I've been majorly distracted by the who... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 07:18 • 39 views
Thien Tang Thien Tang's blog:
My son Skylar, enjoying his Christmas break after final exams, just recorded a piano rendition of The Other Side of the Sun to form the background music for the book's website .

Thank you, Skylar! A job well done.

I like it very much. Listening to the song that Janis Ian and Albert Hammond Liste... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 07:18 • 6 views
Monika Thakur Monika Thakur's blog:
The Secret of The Sculptures in now available on Kindle unlimited, just in time for you to curl up with a mystery in front of a warm fire or heater on those long winter days.

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Published on December 13, 2018 07:18 • 4 views
Stephen  Greenhalgh Stephen Greenhalgh's blog:
Well, I'm getting used to good reads now. Great proof of that would be that I've successfully managed to set up an author profile! As I continue to learn to navigate and understand the GOODREADS system feel free to check out my free short story.

You can find it here under my writing? I think. I'm... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 07:13 • 4 views
K.O. Newman K.O. Newman's blog:
Just wanted to get things going with a quick note about my up coming book that will be available on Amazon in the next few weeks. I have no exact release date yet, but I will let you all know. Keep your eyes open for my cover reveal, which will happen before Christmas!!
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Published on December 13, 2018 07:12 • 12 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
"You're such a good friend. You mother me when I want to be a tramp."
"I'm not sure what kind of mother would convince you to buy f*ck me heels and a thong."
Their gazes met and they both said, "Nana," then burst out laughing.
-Sophie and Grace from BAD BOYS AFTER DARK: BRETT

😂From laugh-out-loud to... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 06:58 • 15 views
K. Carothers K. Carothers's blog:
I love collecting quotes, and I incorporate them into my writing whenever I can. Here's a great quote from Albert Einstein: "The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science."
What are your favorite quotes? I'll add them to my journal--if... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 06:56 • 4 views
Suzy  Davies Suzy Davies's blog:
Delighted to reveal the cover for my next novel, "The Blue Talisman."

It's featured with a poem I've written for the novel's prologue, in Susan Day's "Enthralled Magazine," special Blue Issue. All the articles and poems in Susan's magazine are written around the same theme: "Blue."

The cover to my... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 06:26 • 53 views
Jay Cardam Jay Cardam's blog:
New Numerius Book

The Perfectly Prodigious Prefect (Numerius Meridius Pulcher #3) by Jay Cardam

Ebook now available for preorder on Amazon
Ebook and Paperback available 12/14/2018 Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 06:23 • 5 views
Greg  Watson Greg Watson's blog:
This is quite a turn of events. Quote from Wall Street Journal story below.

Miquela Sousa, who recently graced billboards from London to Japan as part of an Ugg advertising campaign, ticks off all the boxes for a model of the moment: She is exotic, attractive and huge on Instagram.

She is also enti... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 06:20 • 7 views
T. Greenwood T. Greenwood's blog:
Hey book bloggers!

If you are on Netgalley, digital ARCs of KEEPING LUCY, are now available for request.

I hope you love this book.
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Published on December 13, 2018 06:09 • 15 views
India Emerald India Emerald's blog:

 

A sneaky glimpse into Zuckerland’s second city (and its infamous King).

 

Readers of Bad Candy will be familiar with Charmnia, sleepy home to Marvelo, where nothing more exciting than the annual swell of the River Sahne occurs.  That’s a bare-faced lie, of course, smuggling and poisonings seem...

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Published on December 13, 2018 01:15 • 10 views
Carlos Natálio Carlos Natálio's blog:
«Porque é que você, mantendo quase sempre uma postura anarquista, acabou por se inscrever no Partido Comunista?


Luiz Pacheco: Pois é, mas eu também só entrei para o partido quando me apareceu uma hérnia. Nessa altura, mandei um recado ao Cardoso Pires: “Psst! Quero entrar para o partido como extre... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 13, 2018 01:27 • 3 views
Darryl Dash Darryl Dash's blog:

On Tuesday I listed my favorite books of 2018. Now it’s time to list some of my favorite resources — blogs, podcasts, and other resources — that I’ve enjoyed in the past year.

Favorite Blogs

If you want to know all the blogs I follow, you can download this OPML file. If I were to cut back to my f...

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Published on December 13, 2018 02:00 • 8 views
M.F. Masvil M.F. Masvil's blog:
The style.
What defines a work is without a doubt: its style.
I consider myself fortunate to have received, as a child, an education that makes me proud now, as an adult.
I was instilled with an appreciation for classical music, books, painting, sculpture... one of the first games I learned to play... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 12, 2018 14:25 • 3 views
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