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Larissa Shmailo Larissa Shmailo's blog:
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A book release party for Larissa Shmailo's new novel,with poetry, SLY BANG, fea... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 07:20 • 1 view
Penny Freeman Penny Freeman's blog:
The book was released, the hard work has just begun, but success is on the horizon.

Ok, Ok, sounding like a cheerleader was never my forte, but encouraging others is ALWAYS my goal.

Today I begin with encouraging someone to see the light. To see the future of what it can be and not what you're goi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 06:40 • 4 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
“Hey, sunshine,” he said softly, gazing down at her with as much tenderness as passion. “Still as into us as I am?”

Her heart swelled at his thoughtfulness. “More than before.”

-from TRAILS OF LOVE - Now Available!

🔥This savvy investor isn't ready to open his pockets to the sassy business owner, bu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 06:27 • 6 views
Анастасія Воронова Анастасія Воронова's blog:
Покажу вам свою улюблену буктюберку, Сінді. Вона віщає англійською, і дуже швидко говорить, але вона страшенно кумедна. Я натрапила на неї випадково, бо мені підкинуло її відео про, звісно, "Шістку воронів" (почекайте, не закочуйте очі!), і мені здалося, що відео буде критичне, але вона там попис... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 13, 2019 02:35 • 4 views
Rachael Newham Rachael Newham's blog:

Liz Carter is the author of Catching Contentment and she was kind enough to answer a few of my questions about life, lament, writing, faith and living with a chronic illness.


Can you tell us a bit about yourself and how you came to write the book?


I’ve been ill all of my life with a lung conditio...

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Published on January 15, 2019 09:19 • 4 views
H.S.J. Williams H.S.J. Williams's blog:
It's time! I finally drew a coloring page for FAIREST SON! On Facebook, I asked you which scene should be depicted, and the most popular vote was Idris and Keeva dancing in the forest. So here you are! And now, let us have a little contest, complete with prize! Color this page, send it to artofhs... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 15, 2019 15:13 • 7 views
Geoffrey Young Haney Geoffrey Young Haney's blog:

song in my head — “no tears left to cry” by Ariana Grande

Sometimes doing the responsible thing feels somewhat irresponsible.

Maybe this is because what is "responsible" is often determined by the culture or society around us, and any step outside of that lane is viewed as a break from tradi...

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Published on January 16, 2019 04:32 • 2 views
Mariana Flores Mariana Flores's blog:

Citações de “Eu já posso imaginar que faço”, por Carlos Amaral Dias e João Sousa Monteiro.


J.S.M – “Existe hoje, nas sociedades civilizadas, uma imensa intolerância à tristeza. É como se a negação da tristeza constituísse para nós um deus, com um lugar dominante na nossa cultura, ao qual sacri...

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Published on January 16, 2019 03:29 • 4 views
M. Wills M. Wills's blog:
Request: Hi. I’m really starting to enjoy your captions as I start reading them. I was wondering if you’d like to do a caption where a homeless man who’ve recently discovered his body hopping abilities and decided to hop a hot waitress and decides to explore himself publicly.   Part Two of the da... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 04:00 • 4 views
Azaaa Davis Azaaa Davis's blog:

Hi there, 


Shalini aka Shals is an avid reader & book blogger from India. She wrote an interesting review of my novel This Time! Giving it 4 stars (⭐⭐⭐⭐), this is what she had to say: 


The book was so much more than its blurb.


 


 


It began with an enthralling dread with the main character, Nadira...

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Published on January 16, 2019 01:00 • 1 view
John Fea John Fea's blog:

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An 1801 letter from Thomas Jefferson to John Dickinson will be auctioned next month.  Learn more about it at Emily Heil’s piece in The Washington Post.  A taste:


The letter is 218 years old, and yet it might be arriving right on time to deadlocked Washington: a missive from Thomas J...

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Published on January 16, 2019 05:32 • 1 view
Katie Marie Katie Marie's blog:

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Creepy Pasta is a relatively new way to enjoy the Horror Genre. They are the modern equivalent of urban legends, spread through the internet and springing from the phrase copypasta. It’s a mix of found footage, urban legends and ghost stories.  Effectively modern-day campfire storie...

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Published on January 15, 2019 12:16 • 3 views
Tracy  Barker Tracy Barker's blog:
Well, hello again! and a happy new year to you all, I’m sure some of you will be surprised to be hearing from me; I hope for all our sakes that it is a pleasant surprise..! Following weeks of un-relentless badgering from a few close friends (not least my wife), coupled with a flurry of feedback,... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 03:45 • 4 views
Jana M. Light Jana M. Light's blog:

It’s the start of the busy season! For the gym, that is. So far I haven’t had to wait for any piece of equipment nor has anyone hit me in the face (accidentally or on purpose) with a dumbbell, so I’m happy to welcome the 2019 resolutioners to the awesome-for-your-body work that is weight lifting....

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Published on January 15, 2019 11:00 • 4 views
Heather Rose Jones Heather Rose Jones's blog:
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I finally have the projected publication date for Floodtide (by virtue of simply asking about it). It's on the Bella Books schedule for October 2019. My mind immediately goes to thinking about where that falls with respect to conventions and whatnot....

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Published on January 15, 2019 06:52 • 2 views
Lee Tobin McClain Lee Tobin McClain's blog:
Women come in all shapes and sizes, right? Right. And women say they prefer to read about real women, not heroines who are movie-star glamorous with slender (but perfect) curves, and long, shapely legs the hero can’t keep his eyes off of. Those legs were a recurring theme in a romance I read rece... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 01:00 • 3 views
Jordan B. Peterson Jordan B. Peterson's blog:

Saskatchewan In the spring the snow crystallizes and glints the sun now has some warmth black patches appear in the fields the creeks and rivers overflow their banks people say hello again to their neighbours everyone a little older (everyone who lives here is a little older) there are not so man...

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Published on January 15, 2019 12:41 • 12 views
Theresa  Smith Theresa Smith's blog:
A Dog’s Way Home…
About the Book:

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Ashley Judd releasing February 2019.



From W. Bruce Cameron, author of the beloved bestseller and major Hollywood movie A Dog’s Purpose, comes this beautifully told, charming tale that explores the unbreakable bond betwee...

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Published on January 15, 2019 11:00 • 4 views
Joni  Parker Joni Parker's blog:
Published in 2018. The author of the "All Souls Trilogy" continues the adventures in the life of Diana, the weaver witch and Matthew, her husband-vampire. A combination not approved by either the witches or vampires but exists nevertheless. This time, Diana tells us the story of Phoebe and Marcus... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 05:23 • 39 views
Tracy Lorraine Tracy Lorraine's blog:

★.•°★°•.★ NOW LIVE ★.•°★°•.★



I’m going to expose more than just her film.



As a single father, I spend a lot of time at home — but it’s a new year, and I’ve made a resolution: Get out more. 
So I sign up for an evening photography class, ready to learn how to take better photos of my little girl.
The...

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Published on January 16, 2019 04:48 • 5 views
倪匡 倪匡's blog:

◇能進步的人,都有自己獨立的思想,聽他們的談吐,就知與眾不同,感想和觀點皆獨特的,都是努力奮鬥的人物。

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Published on January 15, 2019 14:00 • 6 views
Krystal Jane Ruin Krystal Jane Ruin's blog:

For some insane reason, I gave myself 9 books to read in January. >.<


In my defense, most of the books are shorter or easier to read. And also in my defense, I actually originally wrote down 8 books, and that’s the goal I have posted by my desk, so really, I don’t have to read 9 books to mee...

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Published on January 15, 2019 23:10 • 4 views
Kate Forest Kate Forest's blog:
Let’s just agree that humans are impacting the environment. I’m no scientist, and chances are you aren’t one either. So let’s trust the people who brought us penicillin, computers, and whatever magic chemical is in my anti-wrinkle cream. The earth is heating up and it’s our fault.And I’ll leave i... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 05:00 • 7 views
Thomas D. Isern Thomas D. Isern's blog:
Awaiting rosy fingers on the eastern horizon, I make a prayer of thanks for the morning dark, the starry quiet, and the companionship of this interlude.

Not a creature is stirring, not even Angie the History Dog. So what is this pre-dawn "companionship" of which I speak?

There is fire. The two fire... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 05:11 • 29 views
Victoria Lynn Victoria Lynn's blog:
Video Notes for those who don’t want to watch the entire vid. Treat the author as a human being, they are someone’s family member, treat them as if they are yours. Stars: Stars mean different things to different people. A good general rule to follow if you don’t know where to get started is Goodr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 15, 2019 07:00 • 4 views
Harloe Rae Harloe Rae's blog:
WINTER PRIZE PACK ALERT!
Who’s in the mood to win a super-cute basket of goodies? I’m hoping YOU are!
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Surprised signed paperback


Two coffee mugs


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3 pairs of Valentine’s socks


Apple sugar lip balm


Surprise swag pack


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Published on January 15, 2019 19:24 • 6 views
Ton van 't Hof Ton van 't Hof's blog:
Oceanen warmen op en zetten daardoor uit. Deze uitzetting zorgt voor een stijging van de zeespiegel. Bovendien oefenen opwarmende oceanen invloed uit op stormen, orkanen en de hydrologische cycli zoals wij die nu kennen. Aan de hand van nieuwe onderzoeken verkrijgen wetenschappers steeds meer inz... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 15, 2019 10:20 • 6 views
Christian McKay Heidicker Christian McKay Heidicker's blog:

Good evening.

























We here at cmheidicker.com pride ourselves on our honesty and accuracy. Which is why it is with a heavy heart and creased brow that we regret to inform you that we made an error in our previous blog post.

You see, we said we were going to say goodbye to Phoebe for a while. Ahem. But...

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Published on January 15, 2019 15:45 • 5 views
Berna Ojeda Labourdette Berna Ojeda Labourdette's blog:

[image error]Desde que se iniciaron los cómics, aparecieron los “funny animals” : animales antropomorfos que permitían hablar de temas importantes y hacer reír también, colocando temas que hubiera sido muy difícil plantear en historieta (sin ir más lejos, el ejemplo perfecto: Maus)… Hice una list...

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Published on January 16, 2019 04:09 • 6 views
José Miguel Tomasena José Miguel Tomasena's blog:

Me gusta hacer listas de fin de año porque me dan la oportunidad de repasar las cosas que hice. Lo llevo haciendo desde hace tiempo. Existe una etiqueta en este blog que se llama listas. (Qué ingenioso.)

No sólo es una forma de recapitular, sino de darme cuenta de lo rápido que pasa el tiempo. Mor...

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Published on January 15, 2019 22:47 • 5 views
Kellyn Roth Kellyn Roth's blog:

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Hi y’all! Today I’m going to tell you about 5 romance tropes I can’t get enough of. Why? Because they are perfect. Because we all need a little awesome cliche in our lives.


Because originality is overrated, and why teach a old dog new tricks if you can just tweak the trick so it’s sl...

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Published on January 16, 2019 04:00 • 8 views
Cookie O'Gorman Cookie O'Gorman's blog:

There’s been a lot going on bookishly speaking, so here we go. I’m currently editing the book I hope to release this year. About half-way through now, and I’m loving every moment!

There are some cool things coming soon, including the fact that NINJA GIRL will be released in the spring as an audi...

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Published on January 16, 2019 01:44 • 5 views
Liviu Szoke Liviu Szoke's blog:

Fotografia postată de Editura NEMIRA.




La primul club de lectură Nemira din 2019 (cu numărul #65), invităm cititorii să schimbăm impresii despre romanul Frumoasele adormite, de Stephen și Owen King, un thriller distopic, un comentariu la epoca #metoo și o premisă originală: ce s-ar întâmpla dacă, într-o zi, nicio femeie din lume nu s...

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Published on January 16, 2019 03:02 • 9 views
K.D. Winchester K.D. Winchester's blog:
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We're back, bookish friends! With our first regular episode, we chat about some of our most anticipated releases of 2019.

Many thanks to our sponsor for this week’s episode, The Great Courses Plus! We’ve arranged a special, limited time offer for our listeners: an entire month of unlimited learnin...

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Published on January 16, 2019 04:00 • 9 views
Evelyn   Wood Evelyn Wood's blog:
We spent three days, before Christmas in Wimborne Dorset. It's a charming place that is too big to be a town, but too small for a village. The Minster, dedicated to St Cuthburga sister of King Ina of Wessex, dominates the town. She founded a Benedictine Nunnery there around 705 A.D. Nuns from Wim... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 04:19 • 18 views
Rod Dreher Rod Dreher's blog:

This is funny:



CNN legal analyst Areva Martin thought she was talking to a white man Tuesday while appearing as a guest on David Webb’s SiriusXM radio show.


When Webb, a frequent Fox News contributor and host on Fox Nation, said he considered his qualifications more important than his skin colo...

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Published on January 16, 2019 02:43 • 4 views
J.S. Scott J.S. Scott's blog:
La voz del multimillonario by J.S. Scott💜💜💜░L░A░N░Z░A░M░I░E░N░T░O!!!
HOY LES PRESENTO
La voz del multimillonario, Saga Los Sinclair Libro #4

Micah Sinclair vive por y para el riesgo. Amante de los deportes extremos, es dueño de una gran fortuna, de un carácter intrépido y de un cuerpo que despierta el deseo y las bajas pasiones. Concibe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 04:16 • 8 views
Shari L. Tapscott Shari L. Tapscott's blog:
Hey everyone! You can now pre-order The Sorceress in Training: A Retelling of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice on Amazon! It’s the third book in my Fairy Tale Kingdoms series. >>Click Here to View the Book on Amazon<< Also, I want to let you know about several fun releases that you might be... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 15, 2019 14:00 • 5 views
Anne Leinonen Anne Leinonen's blog:

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Published on January 16, 2019 01:16 • 3 views
Kass McGann Kass McGann's blog:
Wherein I am not a tourist

Before I begin today’s post, I wanted to thank those of you who have commented on previous posts. You have been so supportive and I am grateful. It is so much easier to keep writing when one knows one has an audience. So here we go…









Last week was a week of frustration, a...

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Published on January 16, 2019 00:37 • 8 views
Jaideep Khanduja Jaideep Khanduja's blog:

Is compatibility a matter of chance in any relationship? Especially life partners? I don’t think so. In fact, I used to be a big fan of Linda Goodman’s Sun Signs during my college days. I would have read that umpteen times in a year or two. In fact, I used to guess a person’s zodiac without knowi...

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Published on January 15, 2019 08:03 • 5 views
Tanja Rohini Bisgaard Tanja Rohini Bisgaard's blog:
1. What do you write? I’m passionate about systems thinking. Our decisions impact society and environment every day, but we don’t always understand the effects of our actions on the complex ecosystem of people and nature. Competing advice about the best way to live creates uncertainty which slows... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 03:25 • 54 views
Denver Michaels Denver Michaels's blog:
Monday marked three years since I released my first book People are Seeing Something: A Survey of Lake Monsters in the United States and Canada . To celebrate the milestone, I've been giving away free Kindle editions of the book this week. Today is the last day to get a free copy. I hope you'll... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 03:51 • 4 views
Anne H. Janzer Anne H. Janzer's blog:

You need something from a colleague, a vendor, a partner, a relative – what do you do? If you’re of a certain age, you write an email.


You do it in hopes that something will happen as a result – the recipient(s) will take action, respond, whatever. Yet often, those emails go unnoticed, lingering u...

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Published on January 15, 2019 09:42 • 10 views
Jill Kemerer Jill Kemerer's blog:

It’s cover time! Whoop! Whoop!





I’m so excited to share with you the cover of my May 2019 release (and final Wyoming Cowboys book), His Wyoming Baby Blessing!





What do you think?



Ooh-la-la!!



She’s pregnant on his doorstep…



Saddle up for this Wyoming Cowboys novel!





When his childhood friend Kit McAllistor...

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Published on January 16, 2019 03:00 • 6 views
Bill Ricardi Bill Ricardi's blog:
Dear friends and fans. 'Rhythm' should be available in the following libraries as soon as they are received & processed:

Bodleian - Oxford, Cambridge University, Scottish National, Welsh National, Trinity - Dublin, Belfast - Main, and The British Library.
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Published on January 16, 2019 03:43 • 5 views
Thomas H. Brand Thomas H. Brand's blog:

When fourteen year old Marjorie Barrett begins to display the signs of acute schizophrenia, her family’s life begins to fall apart. The doctors are unable to stop her illness spreading, and when her father loses his job the family is soon running out of money, patience, and hope. Soon they reach...

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Published on January 15, 2019 05:43 • 1 view
Marko Kloos Marko Kloos's blog:

All right. Fine. After some feedback from fans and colleagues, I have reconsidered my stance on award posts. Even though it makes me feel a little uncomfortable, here’s my own award eligibility post.


In 2018, I had two published works that are eligible.


First, POINTS OF IMPACT, book 6 in the Frontl...

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Published on January 15, 2019 12:39 • 7 views
Steve McEllistrem Steve McEllistrem's blog:
The Sessile Pioneer

I used to call my pine tree Shane

I just liked the name

It was one heck of a conifer too

Tall and broad, not an ounce of fat on it

But it finally moved

After threatening to depart for years

Packed its trunk and wandered away

Where are you going? I asked

North, I thought I heard its nee... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on January 16, 2019 03:27 • 4 views
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