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Alexandra Kitty Alexandra Kitty's blog:

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That office used to be mine until I sold my house, and then the new owner gutted it and turned it into an ice cream parlour. I wish him luck. I have even more books now than I did then, and you can’t see all the bookcases in that picture.

My life was different then, too, but I did no...

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Published on December 15, 2018 21:59 • 1 view
J.D.   Stark J.D. Stark's blog:
“Toss your bags over there for now. I’ll show you your room after we’ve had a beer and taken care of dinner. It’ll probably have to be pizza.”

“Not a problem here. You got a beer in the fridge, I’ll be happy with anything else.”

“You can count on that.”

Cade finds a bathroom. At forty-two, one of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 21:21 • 8 views
T.J. Blackburn T.J. Blackburn's blog:
New #InstaStories micro fiction is now up on Instagram. Please check it out and follow me @tjblackburn.instastories:

Rick Springfield” // #InstaStories // Jim had a work dream....
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Published on December 15, 2018 20:26 • 5 views
Kris Langman Kris Langman's blog:
The Logic to the Rescue boxed set, which includes books 1-5, is now available on Amazon and Kobo for only 99 cents.
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Published on December 15, 2018 19:41 • 6 views
Joe Krakovsky Joe Krakovsky's blog:
Alright, here is another plug for our drugs book. I am going to have to pick a different topic soon or you won't need to buy the book, just read it here, bit by bit. But once again, for my Goodreads friends...

I am not a lawyer and do not know how Workman's Compensation works, or even if the rules... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 19:40 • 8 views
Nancy  Ann Nancy Ann's blog:
I am Fine

I was fine when you hurt me.
I was fine when you left
I was fine when you said I was the best.

I was fine when you came back
And I say I am fine when you
Left again.

For I always knew the time would come.
So I lie, and I say I am Fine.
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Published on December 15, 2018 19:13 • 5 views
Marvin Altstatt Marvin Altstatt's blog:
Thanks to all of you who entered the giveaway for The Black Clans. If you got a copy I hope you enjoy it (and review it).
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Published on December 15, 2018 18:53 • 5 views
Joey W. Hill Joey W. Hill's blog:

“I get those fleeting, beautiful moments of inner peace and stillness – and then the other 23 hours and 45 minutes of the day I’m a human trying to make it through in this world.”

That’s a quote from Ellen DeGeneres, and I bet pretty much everyone identifies with it, right? Despite the crazy surfa...

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Published on December 15, 2018 19:07 • 83 views
Marguerite Martin Gray Marguerite Martin Gray's blog:
My Review
I Know the Plans by Melissa Wardwell challenges the reader to consider the reactions and choices we make on life’s journey. Plans change as circumstances and events creep in silently or with a bang.

This story involves a married couple who have decisions to render that will change their l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 18:25 • 6 views
Sriman Narayanan Sriman Narayanan's blog:
My Second book is now available on Amazon for Pre-Order. Book releases on Jan 10, 2019.

A fast paced, gripping narrative of One Man and Two Women. A high voltage drama that sneaks upon their lives with no forewarning.

Yeah, "Life is what happens to you, when you are busy making other plans." !

Pub... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 18:19 • 7 views
Eden Fortae Eden Fortae's blog:
Cutting straight to the chase. 

I was unable to upload the final manuscript for Infamy before KDP locked the title. According to the countdown, I had at least 18 hours to get it up. I stayed up all night despite having to work in the morning, to get in my final changes only to find it locked when... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 18:00 • 10 views
J. E. Pinto J. E. Pinto's blog:
I had a fun opportunity to get acquainted with Joan Myles on her blog Jewniquely Myself: Musings of a Blind Hebrew Teacher. Follow this link to check out our cozy conversation.

https://jewniquelymyself.com/2018/12/... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 17:43 • 5 views
Xavier Neal Xavier Neal's blog:
✮ ✮ ✮ NEW RELEASE ✮ ✮ ✮

Cowboy Casanova, an all new STANDALONE romance, from best selling author, Xavier Neal is #LIVE!!

Grab your copy today!

#Free in #KindleUnlimited
Amazon - https://amzn.to/2PB8R8Y

A country music king.

A chess playing queen.

A classic tale that begins in paradise...

What starts as a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 16:31 • 9 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
I am still trying to catch up for missed Today in History posts.
I am sure other events of historical significance occurred on December 11th, but for me, everything else is overshadowed by what happened at twilight on that frigid December day in 1282, the death of Llywelyn ap Gruffydd, the great... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 16:28 • 15 views
Jacob M. Appel Jacob M. Appel's blog:
I have completed the December update to my list of book festivals for those who find this a useful reference:

www.jacobmappel.virb.com/book-festivals

If you would like to have a book festival added, please feel free to email me at jacobmappel@gmail.com. And if you know the dates of one of the festi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 16:28 • 9 views
Keith Haughton Keith Haughton's blog:
“Today’s sorrows, yesterday’s regrets…these things do not determine the content of our tomorrows. Whatever we are struggling with, whatever pain we suffer, whatever hopelessness we hunger to escape, it is a lie from the depths of hell to believe that it will always be this way. There is hope, my... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 16:18 • 4 views
Kim Messier Kim Messier's blog:
Recently the work of Navajo silversmith Hosteen Goodluck was the topic of discussion in one of the online jewelry forums. So, I proudly posted a concho (which has been converted to a belt buckle) that, when it was purchased decades ago, had been attributed to Hosteen Goodluck by trusted associate... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 16:14 • 9 views
Doug Lewars Doug Lewars's blog:
The True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass MovementsThe True Believer: Thoughts on the Nature of Mass Movements by Eric Hoffer

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


*** Possible spoilers ***
This book was first published in 1951 and it is amazing how well it has held up. It analyzes the requirements for and nature of mass movements using example such as the Frenc... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 14:33 • 5 views
Meghan Quinn Meghan Quinn's blog:
✓ Based in New York City
✓ Best Friend's Sister
✓ Friends to Lovers
✓ Billionaire alpha with all the swoon
✓ Romantic Comedy that will melt your heart.


Pre-order now: https://amzn.to/2Ljq46B

From USA Today bestselling author Meghan Quinn comes a deliciously delightful romantic comedy about falling in... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 14:09 • 14 views
Jason Dias Jason Dias's blog:
https://www.facebook.com/JasonDiasaut...

I don't even know if this link will do anything. Maybe you can comment if it does or not?

Anyway, this is a Facebook Live reading from Finding Life on Mars, part of Madeleine's story from the last days of Earth. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 14:05 • 6 views
Yolanda Randolph Yolanda Randolph's blog:
Sitting back missing him/her; wishing you were no longer alone...

Hello Loves!

When we are missing someone, are we actually missing are we missing him/her or  the person we Wish they were? That's a great question! Have we actually taken the time to deconstruct the relationship? I know I didn't........ Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 14:02 • 5 views
Alison Winfield Burns Alison Winfield Burns's blog:
Innumerable naked Christmas trees, green and fresh. Posting soon my review of last night's "Deck the Walls" (December 14, 2018) annual gala fundraiser for the New York Academy of Art where I exhibited the egg tempera with turquoise gemstone panel "China Girl: Tribute to David Bowie." My books are... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 13:48 • 5 views
Carl Alves Carl Alves's blog:
The Last Rakosh was a fun pulp novella featuring Repairman Jack. I’m not overly familiar with the Repairman Jack character, having only read one of the books, but I found him to be a compelling and fun character to be around. In this novel, Jack goes to a carnival and encounters a creature he tho... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 13:27 • 4 views
Allison Symes Allison Symes's blog:
Naturally I'm assuming books are high up on your Christmas wish list. I would like to add to that though the following:-

1. More time to read!

2. More time to re-read old favourites. Does anyone else feel a pang of guilt sometimes when you really want to go back to a novel you've read a few times w... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 13:24 • 12 views
Joseph Lance Tonlet Joseph Lance Tonlet's blog:

Hi Everyone!


I’m over at Diverse Reader today sharing the cover of my upcoming release, Omega Born! Hope you’ll pop in for a visit.



Happy weekend,

JLT

#pleasurethroughdenial

josephlancetonlet.com

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Published on December 15, 2018 13:00 • 4 views
Juman Kubba Juman Kubba's blog:
If you have read my books The First Evidence and Shahed Ayan, then you would know that today’s date December 15 is a very special date in my life. Forty-five years ago, I experienced a very sad traumatizing experience that totally shaped my life. I describe that day, its somber sad afternoon, wha... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 13:04 • 11 views
Simi Sunny Simi Sunny's blog:
Can you see the girl
In your fantasy?
You must be begging
For you want to be pleased.
Your eyes—-
Pure and hungry—-
Travel from her head to toe.

The girl’s image in your fantasy.
She laugh a sweet melody
As she twirls about,
While you chase the girl.

You groan
When she teased you with a smile—-
P... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 13:02 • 11 views
Dave  Vizard Dave Vizard's blog:
I started writing a new novel last night, but the idea for it came from a friend just over two years ago. We were knocking back a few beers and talking about recent vacations we’d had and the cool places we’d visited.

Each of the regions of the country we talked about were all fair-weather climate... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 12:54 • 21 views
Mary  Weber Mary Weber's blog:
Reader-kins! I can now officially talk about the "TO BEST THE BOYS" PRE-ORDER GIFT!!

Last month I went to my publisher with an idea to give something back to my readers (because you’re all THE BEST HUMANS, and I’m not biased - okay I am, but whatevs).
- Publisher: "So when you say BIG, what exactl... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 12:53 • 10 views
Christopher X. Sullivan Christopher X. Sullivan's blog:
Hey Guys!

And so the journey begins! Book One, It's Just Us Here: The Friend, is completely done and ready for ARCs. Publication is on Jan 8th.

It won't have pre-orders. All subsequent books will be available for pre-order.

If you want an ARC, send me a message on Goodreads (or email) within the ne... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 12:37 • 18 views
Camille Caliman Camille Caliman's blog:
Cassiopeia: Joining Sebastian in his extreme decorating

Sadira: Attending all the Christmas festivals with Og

Liza: Participating in the annual Cookie Run between Primrose Academy and Ravensbane

Clara: Battling the crowds with her mother, brother, and Anne for gifts

Milya: Baking boozy treats with Ru... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 12:27 • 6 views
M.D. Fryson M.D. Fryson's blog:
Black Widow certainly carries weight in respects that it is a very dangerous spider to humans, not to mention the female spider willfully kills and eats the male after they mate. Pretty interesting to say the least and in my mind, twisted but the world can be a strange place!The term usage in lit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 12:13 • 7 views
Janice L. Dennie Janice L. Dennie's blog:
Dear Readers:

MERRY CHRISTMAS and HAPPY NEW YEAR!

I haven't had a chance to keep up with my newsletter in 2018 because I've been so busy working in the film industry.

I wanted to keep up with my novel writing for my readers, so I have written a little Christmas novella, ONE WINTER NIGHT, to warm yo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 12:45 • 5 views
B.J. Bentley B.J. Bentley's blog:

Taking Shelter, book 2 in the Medicine Wheel series, is coming on January 8th!


Here's your chance to win an ARC!


Make sure you've added Taking Shelter to your TBR, and comment on this post when you're done! Easy peasy!


I'll select one random winner to receive an eARC! (eARCS will be distributed on J...

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Published on December 15, 2018 12:06 • 29 views
Colleen Tice Colleen Tice's blog:
I have just gotten news my flash fiction will be featured on Spillwords.com January 10,2019 "Pieces on the Wind" is about depression, suicide awareness and love
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Published on December 15, 2018 12:05 • 4 views
Greig Beck Greig Beck's blog:
PRIMORDIA III—PREORDER AVAILABLE NOW!

“A small change today can change our tomorrow. A small change 100 million years ago can change… everything.”

In the thrilling 3rd installment of the blockbusting PRIMORDIA series, Greig Beck explores a frightening world where evolution has gone wild, while also... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 11:56 • 7 views
Andrew Seiple Andrew Seiple's blog:
Happy Holidays! Yeesh, I've been quiet for a while.

Quiet. And busy!

In three days Dire:Time gets released in audiobook format. Which is pretty damn awesome!

But more than that, I'm happy to say that hard work has paid off, and my next ebook is now out early!

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07LDFSPFW/...

I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 11:43 • 18 views
Kaje Harper Kaje Harper's blog:


Today I'm blogging on Love Bytes Reviews about love in the holiday season.

http://lovebytesreviews.com/2018/12/1... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 11:42 • 8 views
Don   Jacobson Don Jacobson's blog:
All authors go through their own distinct process to bring a fully-flowered novel to fruition. Some folks are quickly able to lay their plot against the background. Others…like me…stumble around, researching, sketching, writing, editing until they have it “just so.” I am not suggesting that one p... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 11:38 • 7 views
Jim   Lyon Jim Lyon's blog:
Audible.com had a clever placement on Jeopardy yesterday, in which part of the clues were audio clips from well-known books performed by acclaimed actors. Being a publisher of audiobooks sold through Audible, I was pleased to note that the narrators that I use measure up well to those Hollywood A... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 11:22 • 5 views
K. Carothers K. Carothers's blog:
For all the plans you make to define the course of your life, it's the unexpected detours that will really define you.
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Published on December 15, 2018 10:47 • 5 views
Debby Feo Debby Feo's blog:
I'm hoping everyone has a great Holiday Season!
My heart goes out to everyone who has to spend this time without a loved one.
Thank you to all who have to work during the Holidays to keep others safe!
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Published on December 15, 2018 10:44 • 22 views
Matthew Hughes Matthew Hughes's blog:
When I was at VCon in Vancouver a few weeks ago, I did an interview with Robin Shantz for his Invaders from Planet 3 podcast. I may have said more than I should about my colorful past, but, hey, I can be garrulous. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 10:39 • 5 views
Jennifer S. Alderson Jennifer S. Alderson's blog:
I am extremely grateful to IndieBRAG readers for choosing to award my artifact mystery with this lovely medallion. This book was a passion project; it really makes me happy to see readers connecting with the characters and story!

You can find it on IndieBRAG’s site here.

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Published on December 15, 2018 10:33 • 5 views
Pamela Clare Pamela Clare's blog:

Chasing Fire (An I-Team/Colorado High Country Crossover Novel) is out! That has to be the fastest turnaround time ever. The ebook publishers were on top of things yesterday.

What kills me is that so many people have finished the book already. What? I know! The first reader finished it before I... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 10:27 • 42 views
Stephen   Black Stephen Black's blog:
Have you ever thought about stepping into the past of a dynamic and vibrant metropolitan city right before it came to a state of mass destruction and annihilation? How could such a thing happen and who were the characters that precipitated its decline?

In this fast-paced, gripping tale, you'll loo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 09:50 • 5 views
Joseph Cillo Jr. Joseph Cillo Jr.'s blog:
I came across this quote from Franz Kafka:

"Altogether, I think we ought to read only books that bite and sting us. If the book we are reading doesn’t shake us awake like a blow to the skull, why bother reading it in the first place?"

As a writer, I try to write books that at least prod, if not bit... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 15, 2018 09:44 • 6 views
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