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Anthony Poulton-Smith Anthony Poulton-Smith's blog:

Homonyms, Etymologically Speaking: D

Many words have two meanings, sometimes more, which are often very different. Such words have identical spelling and pronunciation, they are known as homonyms. Here I continue an A to Z list of such words and look at how that word came to have two different meanings.



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Published on December 04, 2022 11:37
Rizwan Niaz Raiyan Rizwan Niaz Raiyan's blog:

Half of Australia's biggest companies have net-zero emissions plans, but climate action may come too late

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About half of Australia’s biggest listed companies have plans to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, our new analysis has found.

We assessed the climate change commitments of 187 companies out of 200 listed on the Australian Stock Exchange – the ASX200. Together, these 187 companie

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Published on December 04, 2022 11:01
K.D. McQuain K.D. McQuain's blog:

New Book Getting Close!!!

I just finished my new Ya Dystopian novel about climate change, food insecurity, the rise of fascism, and the perils of corporate farming. I am currently in the beta reader phase. nad will be looking to publish soon.
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Published on December 04, 2022 11:05
Jamie Blevins Jamie Blevins's blog:

Daily Meditations of A Nurse Warrior

What keeps you working and striving to become?

It is not easy seeing those who receive recognition, especially when they have not earned it. In "whatever you do, work at it with all your heart," because when "working for the Lord" (Colossians 3:23) you focus on what is right and good and are noticed, Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 10:54
Stephen C. Bird Stephen C. Bird's blog:

Reviews / Quotes from Reviews of From G to PG to R to X

"... [A] surreal satire ... divisive culture wars ... mayhem ... [a] storytelling maelstrom ... the long history of Amourrica Profunda and its disintegration ...The country of Amourrica Profunda was once a place where society was civil and people respected one another’s diverse views. Now, political Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 10:53
L.E. Martin L.E. Martin's blog:

My Laying it Bare Series

I'm very proud of my Laying it Bare series. It's a steamy contemporary romance series with an alpha for everyone's taste. If you haven't check it out yet, you should. Each of the couples has a special place in my heart and I loved writing each of their stories.

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Published on December 04, 2022 10:53
Michelle  Novak Michelle Novak's blog:

Thank You Studio Moonfall!

Thank you, as ever, to Studio Moonfall in Kenosha, WI ~ This magical bookstore endlessly supports indie authors and makers! They host wonderful bookish fun and carry so many titles by independent authors, mine included! Check it out with a visit in-person, or online – You can even take a virtual

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Published on December 04, 2022 10:38
Doug Lewars Doug Lewars's blog:

Coffee Withy Hitler

Coffee With Hitler: The Untold Story of the Amateur Spies Who Tried to Civilize the Nazis Coffee With Hitler: The Untold Story of the Amateur Spies Who Tried to Civilize the Nazis by Charles Spicer

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


*** Possible Spoilers ***

This book was well written and interesting. That said, I don't know how much credibility to assign to the author. I'm sure he has his facts c Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 10:36
John Everett Branch Jr. John Everett Branch Jr.'s blog:

Looking backward: A 2015 view of the Wright brothers and Elon Musk

A black-and-white image of Wilbur Wright flying the Wright brothers’ airplane, seen against a color image of Mars. (Photo illustration by me, from two public-domain Wikimedia images.)

A September 2015 London Review of Books account of two biographies, which was linked in a recent LRB email, and which I finished reading yesterday, is illuminating and a little surprising. It addresses a book by David McCullough

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Published on December 04, 2022 10:08
Xavier Neal Xavier Neal's blog:

New Release List

HAPPY RELEASE ROUND UP!
AUTHORS, congrats on your new releases!
READERS, enjoy new books and smile!
R.C. Stephens (Irene Cohen), Damaged Player: https://amzn.to/3h0nmaj
Tiye Love, Forever Begins: https://amzn.to/3VBUIej
Shyla Colt, I Do Knot: https://amzn.to/3VFjri4
Kenya Wright, 12 Days of F*ckmas: htt Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 10:14
Ashley  Brandt Ashley Brandt's blog:

FREE BOOK PROMO

Hello readers!

Craving a suspense to start the week? Wouldn’t it be great if it was free?

Starting Monday 12.5.22 through Friday 12.9.22 my novel, The Face You Know will be available for free on Amazon in eBook format. Grab yourself a copy and get lost between the pages!
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Published on December 04, 2022 10:06
John M3 Frame John M3 Frame's blog:

summer beauty woman you are the destination of my life

summer beauty woman you are the destination of my life

you are that hot thought in the early morning

I like you when I savor the erotic perfume of your vanilla body

of the delightful and citrusy raspberry

woman with bewitching hypnotic eyes for the beating of my heart

I want to make slow love to you taki Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 09:59
Bernard Mulholland Bernard Mulholland's blog:

Nazareth Quest - advice sought

Nazareth Quest is now available to read on Kindle Unlimited for $0.00 or to buy from only $9.99.

See: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B92V9VYF



My novel Nazareth Quest, which is a thriller, is now out with a literary agency to determine whether a book-to-film/television/gaming deal is negotiable. Can I ask Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 09:56
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:

3 DAYS TO GO!!!

"Christ, you feel like home." ~ Tobias Riggs
We are just THREE DAYS AWAY from the release of THE WICKED TRUTH! Do you think Tobias Riggs will knock out your favorite Wicked hero from the top spot?

Get ready for a wickedly spicy, heartbreakingly angsty, and laugh-out-loud funny ride! Read their not-so Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 09:45
Rick Buchanan Rick Buchanan's blog:

Here There Be Monsters -- The Audiobook

audiobook cover With much trepidation, I dipped my toes into the audiobook pool. What I expected to be a complicated and difficult process, is actually fairly painless. I chose to go with ACX, and they've made the whole thing intuitive and easy to walk through.

I'm working with a talented narrator, Nicky Jordan and Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 09:47
Rebecca Moll Rebecca Moll's blog:

Waiting, A Novel by Ha Jin, A book review by Rebecca Moll

Any novel that sheds light on an unknown corner of our world is worthy of a read. Pearl S. Buck, one of the first to do so in early 20thc China with The Good Earth, shocked the world with both disparity (cultural differences) and parallel (rural life/connection to land/depression). Ha Jin adds color Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 09:41
B. Milton Hyde B. Milton Hyde's blog:

Pale Horse Revelations - #39 Horse "Power"

Hello readers and welcome back to Pale Horse Revelations. where we explore significant people, places, and events in Old West history. While I make no promises, don't be surprised if some of these places, people, or events find their way into future Pale Rider adventures.

In last week's edition we

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Published on December 04, 2022 09:22
Shireen Fox Shireen Fox's blog:

What should be the question?

I spread mental health awareness because everyone is going through 'stuff'. I'll use a PG word. Haha. (If anyone knows me they know I have a potty mouth) But people are so quick to judge others without trying to understand.

The common question is: What's wrong with you?

When the question should be: Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 09:34
Abhijit Naskar Abhijit Naskar's blog:

She is Crown (The Sonnet) | Himalayan Sonneteer

Love her for all she is,
Not just when she can please.
She is the crown of your life,
Not the fly of your jeans.

Love her for all she is,
Even when she hates herself.
If you can't be the rock to her,
It is you who needs help.

Love her for all she is,
Be the cushion to her failure.
While all celebrate her triu Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 09:16
C.S. Poe C.S. Poe's blog:

Translation: Jour de neige

The French edition of Color of You is now available as Jour de neige !

Blurb: En déménageant dans le New Hampshire, Bowen ne s’attendait pas à trouver l’amour. Ni à devoir se démener pour prouver à l’élu de son cœur que leur relation naissante vaut la peine de se battre.
Bowen Merlin – oui,

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Published on December 04, 2022 09:05
Nenia Campbell Nenia Campbell's blog:

LITTLE DEATHS is LIVE!

I'm happy to report that my newest book, LITTLE DEATHS, is LIVE on Amazon!

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0BNXZ1XQ9

It's a story of love, obsession, and TERROR. The heroine is a retired horror actress in her early forties and the hero is a mystery author in his late twenties who has written several best-s Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 08:59
Robert H. Edwards Robert H. Edwards's blog:

D. B. Cooper and Flight 305: “no funny stuff”

In the aftermath of the hijacking of Flight 305, the FBI interviewed all six members of the crew, every passenger (except of course the hijacker), and two ground staff who were able to furnish descriptions of the man. Among the witnesses, only five could recall the hijacker’s voice: the three stewar Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 08:54
Tanja Nayak Tanja Nayak's blog:

Happy International Cheetah Day!

The cheetah is well-known for being the fastest animal on the African plains. These elegant cats have slender bodies, small heads, spotted fur, long tails, and unlike other cats, non-retractable claws. The cats have distinctive tear-like markings on their faces which makes them easily identifiable. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 08:53
Kris Courtney Kris Courtney's blog:

 Florida Retirement Is Murder ~ A New Fictional Satire My...

 Florida Retirement Is Murder
 ~ A New Fictional Satire Mystery Novel by American Artist & Author Kris Courtney#PreOrder your Copy Today!

#newbook #fiction #satire #novel #mystery #floridaretirement #murder #ebook #nye2022 #christmas #gift #newrelease #humor #funny #exciting #goodread #amazon #bn #bar Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 08:45
Ruby.K Gold Ruby.K Gold's blog:

Kidnapped Prince

I've begun work on my fourth book in the series, "In Pursuit Of Death," which will hopefully be published soon. In the meantime, read the first three books, and if you want all three books in one Omnibus edition, I've already published it, so pick up a copy or download it from KDP.

Immortal Prince
Pha Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 08:40
V.P. Nightshade V.P. Nightshade's blog:

New Release Tomorrow!

Today is the LAST DAY to pre-order your copy of Forever Blood!
Forever Blood
Forever Blood (Vampiris Bloodline #5) by V.P. Nightshade

This is the long awaited romance between Castor Blood and Katja Frost which has been hotly brewing throughout books 3 and 4 of the series!

I am really excited about this book and can't wait for you to read it! I loved w Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 08:37
Henry   Hoffman Henry Hoffman's blog:

Solitaire: An Adam Fraley Mystery

For those with a Kindle, this is to let you know that the latest entry in the Adam Fraley Mystery Series titled Solitaire will be selling at the reduced price of $2.99 during the holiday season. Thank you,

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Published on December 04, 2022 08:22
Dale  Johnson Dale Johnson's blog:

First Sentences

While my giveaway has been completed. I will sometime in the future be giving another copy of Trapped in a Curse away. I’ve also made a new entry on my blog on my webpage. I’m planning on making an entry every week this month. Something I tried to do at the end of every year. That’s the blog on my w Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 08:11
G.M. Malliet G.M. Malliet's blog:

The Twist of a Knife

The Twist of a Knife (Hawthorne and Horowitz Mystery, #4) The Twist of a Knife by Anthony Horowitz


I just got notice my eBook copy is available to me from my local library. Loved the other books and expect to love this one, too.

A word about library lending: People think authors don't get paid for a library borrow, and I've had readers apologize to me fo Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 07:41
J.M. Van Horn J.M. Van Horn's blog:

December 2022

It is still hard to believe w are down the home stretch of 2022.

November was a mix bag of things. 

The Neighborhood is picking up steam with another entry in the flash fiction series. Reminder, if you are not following me on Instagram, you can sign up for the newsletter, which will serve as a backup Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 07:10
Gael Carnes Gael Carnes's blog:

Welcome to myself.

I have been writing for years. Not in journals but in creating worlds that transform this one. I wrote in feminist groups and in local gatherings My early attempts were bad. So, I began to read. I saw that there was craft in the writing of the most simple language. How choosing time and tone made al Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 04, 2022 06:56
Elizabeth        Grant Elizabeth Grant's blog:

"Inside, all was light and warmth; outside, darkness and howling wind": Read Chapter 2 from An Independent Heart

Read a sample chapter from An Independent Heart: A Novel by Elizabeth Grant

Chapter 2

And seek elsewhere, in turning other books,
Which better may her labour satisfy.
Drayton, Idea


The curtained recess seemed suspended between inside and outside. Inside, all was light and warmth; outside, darkness and ho

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Published on December 03, 2022 07:39
Silvanna Snow Silvanna Snow's blog:

Free book

Free book
Sunday 12/04/2022 until Thursday 12/8/2022


This is an erotic novel intended for adult audiences.

What should you expect from this book? Sex, smut and lots of it. I hope you enjoy it!

The small remote village of Caidhreamh Collai is home to some of the most amazing and awe-inspiring views natur

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Published on December 04, 2022 06:26
Zilla Novikov Zilla Novikov's blog:

Rachel A Rosen talks about Cascade!

Rachel A Rosen wearing an awesome plaid dress talking at the Merrill Library

Watch Rachel A. Rosen talk about Cascade at the Brighton Public Library on Tuesday, Dec. 6. It’s on Zoom—get the link through their calendar!

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Published on December 04, 2022 02:06
Mel Gurtov Mel Gurtov's blog:

Post #358: China’s COVID Uprising

Significant dissent in China reared its head for the first time since the Tiananmen uprising in 1989. In many of China’s major cities, protesters joined hands to denounce the COVID restrictions and, though not in all cases, also denounce the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, Xi Jinping. Wester

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Published on December 04, 2022 05:00
Sille Poola Sille Poola's blog:

Tõenäoliselt tühiasi vol 3 - terviseärevus

 


Mõned katked veel Casey Guereni raamatust "Its Probably Nothing"

Heaolu tööstuse peamiseks sihtmärgiks on hea sissetulekuga nooremapoolne naine, kes muretseb oma tervise ja keha väljanägemise üle.

Ja holimata sellest, kas me otsime seda terviseinfot teadlikult või mitte, jõuab see paratamatu

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Published on December 04, 2022 05:39
Susan Stoderl Susan Stoderl's blog:

Creative Steaming

https://youtu.be/hpNDi52RJao

Author Susan Stoderl ( @writer_susanstoderl ) is reading an excerpt from Chapter 8 of Mission 1: All in a Day's Work, the first book in her Sophia of the Bright Red Sneakers Series. In this excerpt, Brad Whitewood a.k.a. Brad-the-Block, tries to intimidate Pedro and Sophi

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Published on December 03, 2022 14:39
Amy  Nielsen Amy Nielsen's blog:

The Bystander, The Mother, and The Son

This is the story of an autistic boys' meltdown shown from the points of view of a bystander, the mother, and her son.Continue reading The Bystander, The Mother, and The Son →
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Published on December 03, 2022 12:59
Suzanne Rightley Suzanne Rightley's blog:

Power of Words

‘Sticks and stones may break my bones but…’

About that but

Most of us are familiar with this expression, and for good reason. We admit the second part (words will never hurt me) for what it is…defensive bluster.

The truth is a different matter, because yes…words can, and do, most certainly hurt u

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Published on December 03, 2022 09:29
Chris  Armstrong Chris Armstrong's blog:

Who is Trystan Lewis? Who Am I?

Chris

Much of The Dark Trilogy deals with my past. A while ago I read, and felt that I had to respond to, a blog post – Clearing Out – by Andrew Green, one-time National Librarian of Wales. He had written:


I’ve been clearing out.  Clearing cupboards in the front room, full of books, files, m

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Published on December 04, 2022 04:09
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