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Thabiso Monkoe Thabiso Monkoe's blog:
I grew up in Orlando East, during the era of institutionalized racism and enforced tribal segregation by law, that gave rise to hostilities, gangsterism, enhanced tribalism and segregation among blacks, especially in the townships.

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Published on February 21, 2018 05:55 • 2 views
Joni  Parker Joni Parker's blog:
Published in 2014. This is a John Wells novel. He's a former spy for the CIA who no longer works for the agency, but does work on the side. He’s on a cruise ship with his girlfriend and has received an ultimatum. Either he quits or he doesn’t come back. She’s fed up. However, John can’t quit as h... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 21, 2018 05:41 • 24 views
Angelo Aulisa Angelo Aulisa's blog:
Hi friends , i would like to talk about climate change and echo system , pollution and contamination , this world is in dramatic condition situation , for example India and China they are growing economically at fast higher stage , but the price that this two country in particular are paying is a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 21, 2018 05:41 • 6 views
Ann Patchett Ann Patchett's blog:
Looking to shake up your reading life with some nonfiction? Over the next few weeks, Parnassus Books is hosting some author-led discussions that delve into both current events and timeless issues, featuring prominent guest writers. Whether you’re in the mood for political journalism, social comme... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 21, 2018 04:28 • 1 view
Coral Carracedo Coral Carracedo's blog:

Esta es una de esas entradas de cotilleo que a la gente le gusta. Las firmas que dejan los autores en los libros a veces son muy personales y cuando usan sellos son muy originales. Cuando te lo dedican exclusivamente es una pasada.


Cada vez acumulo más libros en físico y por ello los autores me lo...

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Published on February 20, 2018 08:48 • 1 view
Emmy van Ruijven Emmy van Ruijven's blog:

Soms lijkt het alsof er een specifiek boek wel honderd keer aan je wordt aangeraden. The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue was ook zo’n boek. Ik was dan ook erg blij toen ik dit boek bij een swap kreeg. Ik had er zo veel positieve geluiden over gehoord. Dat het een soort Sirius Black […]


Het be...

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Published on February 20, 2018 22:00 • 1 view
Patrick Stuart Patrick Stuart's blog:
I am ending this bitch, so get ready for a rollercoaster of a week and a bit while I get to the end.

We return to Serena and the Savage Man in the forest. The opening lines tell us that Edmunds brief experimentation with democratic nurture-over-nature is over and we are back to 14th Century Geneti... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 13:54 • 7 views
Jordan B. Peterson Jordan B. Peterson's blog:













While in the UK, recently, I had a chance to sit down for an all-too-short half-hour with Dr. Iain McGilchrist, author of The Master and His Emissary (description below). Our conversation was taped by Perspectiva (http://bit.ly/2EOCiU0), who described it as follows: “An extraordinary half-hour c...

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Published on February 20, 2018 15:43 • 7 views
Amy   Marie Amy Marie's blog:
I recently added a novelette to my book series. What’s the purpose? I wanted to give a little emphasis on a backstory with more than just a typical flashback. Also, I wanted to expand my writing portfolio, and this was a good option for what I’m looking to accomplish. [image error] So what is a n... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 14:17 • 1 view
T.S. Paul T.S. Paul's blog:
Free to Read. Today Only!


Check out the first Free Wednesday of 2018. Every third Wednesday of each month the Current Serial book will be available to be read for free on this site. Each book is available world wide on your favorite book service. You can BUY it NOW HERE! 




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Published on February 20, 2018 20:05 • 1 view
Scarlett Hopper Scarlett Hopper's blog:
Pre-Order for Brief Encounters on Kindle is up! Release March 7th, link below! xoxo


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Published on February 21, 2018 04:44 • 8 views
K.D. Winchester K.D. Winchester's blog:
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For our February discussion episode, we're talking about Kindred by Octavie E. Butler and Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi.

Books MentionedKindred (Beacon Press) by Octavia E. ButlerHomegoing (Knopf) by Yaa Gyasi 

Check out our Patreon page to learn more about our book club and other Patreon-exclusive goodie...

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Published on February 21, 2018 04:00 • 1 view
John Polis John Polis's blog:
Most of us as parents want the absolute best for our children in every area, including health, education, relationships, and prosperity. I would be offended by someone who suggested that I had the ability to bless my children but not the willingness to do so. I consider myself a good parent when... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 21, 2018 04:34 • 8 views
Kathleen Jowitt Kathleen Jowitt's blog:
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One reads the Thursday Next series as much for the literary snarking as for the plot. And shelving is part of that snarking.


‘The sub-genre of Literary Smut has finally been disbanded with Fanny Hill and Moll Flanders being transferred to Racy Novel and Lady Chatterley’s...

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Published on February 20, 2018 07:36 • 1 view
Robert Kirkman Robert Kirkman's blog:

It’s another big week for Skybound comics! We’ve got three huge titles coming you way in this week’s comics. We’ve got epic battles in BIRTHRIGHT #30, more body horror than you can shake a stick at in EVOLUTION #4 and Zhia’s last stand in HORIZON #18. We’ve got previews of all three issues below...

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Published on February 20, 2018 12:13 • 1 view
Liviu Szoke Liviu Szoke's blog:

Fotografia postată de Daniel Timariu.


Daniel Timariu – Tenebre. Labirintul (2017) 212p., TPB, 13×20, Tritonic, 2017, Colecția Fantasy, red. Michael Haulică, 31 lei, ISBN 978-606-749-282-8


Ce satisfacție deosebită simți atunci când un autor reușește să păstreze ștacheta sus și la al doilea volum al unei serii. De prima dată când...

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Published on February 20, 2018 22:00 • 7 views
Guillem López Guillem López's blog:


Una estupenda reseña en la no menos estupenda web: Fantífica. Pone el análisis Sergi Viciana y entre sus relatos destacados se encuentra El puente, mi pequeña aportación a la publicación referencia de la literatura weird en castellano.
"El puente. Una historia con un claro aroma a Cronenberg, pero... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 20:08 • 8 views
Claudie Arseneault Claudie Arseneault's blog:

“Sometimes I think I want to be with someone, but it never lasts. It’s… like a flicker—a few days of intense pining for romance, and then it’s gone. Does that ever happen to you?”

So… the above is a small excerpt from Baker Thief. It’s also the closest thing I’ve written to my aromanticism. It’...

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Published on February 20, 2018 18:48 • 8 views
Jerry A. Coyne Jerry A. Coyne's blog:

Need I note that I’m using the word “soul” metaphorically?


From The Ithacan, the student newspaper of Ithaca College, we have the sad tale of Mahad Olad, a columnist for the paper who had a narrow escape from religious dogma. A sophomore, Olad was both atheist and gay, but had to hide it from his...

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Published on February 20, 2018 11:15 • 7 views
Christine Hayton Christine Hayton's blog:

I find myself in a busy world these days—inundated with social media postings from bloggers, writers, artists, and editors, each producing a cornucopia of literary advice, instruction, grammar inte…


Source: EVOLUTION – ON TO THE NEXT STEP

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Published on April 21, 2016 14:56 • 4 views
Amanda Tero Amanda Tero's blog:
Bear with me for a moment while I get all business-like on you... but, as many of you know, music is one of my passions. Coupled with my passion for music, is my passion for teaching. And, because of the wonders of the great online, I have begun expanding my video lesson studio!

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Published on February 21, 2018 02:30 • 1 view
Megan Morgan Megan Morgan's blog:

[image error]It’s time for the Author Toolbox Blog Hop! The hop takes place the third Wednesday of every month (minus November/December) and focuses on the sharing of resources and learning tools for authors.


Stop by the hop page and check out all the participants and their posts this month! Al...

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Published on February 21, 2018 00:00 • 8 views
Shantelle Mary Hannu Shantelle Mary Hannu's blog:
Hi, readers! Today is just going to be a quick post talking about highlights from my recent trip!


(picture found on pixabay.com)
Beautiful weather, family, laughter, and good food! ^_^

~ Spending time with my dear older brother! Us three oldest kids had some great, lovely times together this trip.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 07:00 • 1 view
J. Moufawad-Paul J. Moufawad-Paul's blog:
Charles Post's Actually Existing 'Socialism' – A Critique of Stalinism  is such a mess of ideological nonsense, category mistakes, and predictable Trotskyist adages that, as one of my comrades pointed out, it must have been rushed to publication since Post, regardless of his flaws, is usually mu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 22:20 • 7 views
Jill Kemerer Jill Kemerer's blog:

I used to spend a few hours every day on social media sites, but a while back, I found myself wondering if it was all worth it. I wasn’t engaging with people as much, and I drastically cut back on sharing content. The majority of my time was spent merely scrolling through my feeds.


I wasted a lot...

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Published on February 21, 2018 03:00 • 7 views
Sarah Waters Sarah Waters's blog:
The Little Stranger Film Still

© PATHÉ PRODUCTIONS LTD


This is the first film still from The Little Stranger, which is coming to UK cinemas in autumn 2018.


The film is being directed by Lenny Abrahamson, produced by Pathé and stars Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Poulter Will and Charlotte Rampling.


Find out more here:

www.focusfea...

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Published on February 14, 2018 04:30 • 14 views
Donna Maree Hanson Donna Maree Hanson's blog:

I’ve been trying to get Beneath the Floating City into print. With generous help from friends I have lodged the files with Createspace. However, Createspace threw a spanner in the works and I haven’t been able to proof the file until I can prove I own the copyright of my stories. I understand the...

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Published on February 20, 2018 16:45 • 8 views
Roseanna M. White Roseanna M. White's blog:

A couple weeks ago, I shared a guest post from Amy Anguish about the difficulty of coming up with a title for her novel, An Unexpected Legacy (originally called For the Love of Smoothies). Today I thought I'd take you behind the scenes of the cover design process for the book, from when it was s... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 21, 2018 02:30 • 8 views
Cecilia Garcia Diaz Cecilia Garcia Diaz's blog:

Altered Carbon posee un piloto excelente. La historia de Takeshi Kovacs, el exbrigadista resucitado en un nuevo cuerpo para investigar el “suicidio” del Mat Laurens Bancroft, arranca con garra y una fuerza plástica que plasma con brillantez el futuro distópico, urbanita y tecnológico donde solo l...

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Published on February 20, 2018 22:00 • 7 views
Andrew Liptak Andrew Liptak's blog:

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Myke Cole’s new fantasy novella The Armored Saint hits bookstores today, and it’s a really fantastic read. I brought an advance copy with me when I went to New York Comic Con in October. I figured it would be a good backup read while I went through a couple of other books I was cove...

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Published on February 20, 2018 13:09 • 7 views
Garrison Keillor Garrison Keillor's blog:

We’re all waiting patiently for the Supreme Court to decide the Colorado wedding cake case, whether a baker can be required to bake one for Adam and Steve––as he’s baked them for Solomon and his 700 wives, though the baker says his religious beliefs tell him homosexuality is an abomination unto t...

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Published on February 20, 2018 09:12 • 8 views
Rob Mclennan Rob Mclennan's blog:



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thirty-eight years I lived with my husbandwhen I was not on pilgrimages orlocked in the buttery saying prayers by rotethirty-eight years & fourteen children Ilived with my husband     I am no virginI am no heretic either                         margerykempe conceives in a hai... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 05:31 • 8 views
R.A. McCandless R.A. McCandless's blog:
Evil fairies?  Bad.  Evil fairies with firearms?  Worse.
What’s the deal with Fairies and iron?
Back in the bad-old-good-days or yore, before things like flush toilets, toothbrushes, and a general understanding of bacteria and hygiene, folk could be forgiven for a general lack of knowledge about t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 10:23 • 7 views
Martin Fowler Martin Fowler's blog:


People find the notion of integration tests confusing, since they are
ill-defined even by the standards of testing terminology. So they are a
great topic for Ham's example application and explanation.



more…

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Published on February 20, 2018 06:12 • 9 views
J.K. Norry J.K. Norry's blog:

Some of us may think political parties have never been so much at odds as they are today, while others realize people have a tendency to remember the past with less color than they view the present. The truth is that although political parties may have literally switched sides a time or two throu...

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Published on February 20, 2018 07:11 • 7 views
Kelly Risser Kelly Risser's blog:
PictureGangs of New York meets Cassandra Clare in this debut YA fantasy set in 1882 Brooklyn

New York, 1882. A dark, forbidding city, and no place for a girl with unexplainable powers.

Sixteen-year-old Avery Kohl pines for the life she had before her mother was taken. She fears the mysterious men in crow... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 04:32 • 7 views
Rick  Killian Rick Killian's blog:
Looking for raving fans? Here are a few keys. [Photo by Desi Medoza (Unsplash.com)]

Looking for raving fans? Here are a few keys. [Photo by Desi Medoza (Unsplash.com)]

If you are someone with a message—whether for your business, nonprofit, ministry, agency, political candidate, speaker, journalist, etc.—something inside of you is probably telling you to write a book. And the tru...

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Published on February 20, 2018 06:19 • 8 views
Nadine Brandes Nadine Brandes's blog:

Five years ago I wasn’t published, I didn’t even have a book contract, and I was launching my own freelance editing business hardly knowing at all what I was doing. Since then I’ve had the joy and pleasure to work with over 100 authors and watch their careers take them to successful indie publish...

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Published on February 21, 2018 03:00 • 10 views
Edith Maxwell Edith Maxwell's blog:

It’s Edith hosting Wicked Wednesday again. We’ve been riffing on hearts all month, so let’s talk today about heart-healthy habits. Some of you know that my sister’s heart stopped without warning on Christmas night. By some miracle of modern medicine (and hundreds of people praying for her), she r...

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Published on February 21, 2018 01:09 • 1 view
Kathy MacMillan Kathy MacMillan's blog:

The TombsThe Tombs by Deborah Schaumberg


Summary: New York, 1882. A dark, forbidding city, and no place for a girl with unexplainable powers. Sixteen-year-old Avery Kohl pines for the life she had before her mother was taken. She fears the mysterious men in crow masks who locked her mother in the Tombs asy...

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Published on February 20, 2018 06:00 • 8 views
Debra Presley Debra Presley's blog:



Title: Rock King (Nothing But Trouble, Book 1)

Author: Tara Leigh

Genre: Contemporary Romance / Rockstar Romance


Release Date: February 20, 2018

Cover Designer: Forever Romance

Hosted by: Buoni Amici Press, LLC.





Fans of Kristen Callihan and Kylie Scott will scream for this sizzling bad boy rock star...

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Published on February 20, 2018 05:00 • 7 views
Paul   Bennett Paul Bennett's blog:
This is an impressive bringing to life of an episode, an era, really, in pre-revolutionary America, the French and Indian War. While some of the elements are known to general readers, like George Washington's military service and General Braddock's disastrous retreat, Paul Bennett brings to life... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 21, 2018 02:54 • 7 views
Jay Northcote Jay Northcote's blog:

I’m very excited to announce that book 6 in my bestselling Housemates series, Pretty in Pink, is out today!


Buy Links


https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079TS27XS


https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B079TS27XS


Universal Amazon link: mybook.to/PIP_JayN


NB: This ebook is currently Amazon exclusive and available...

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Published on February 21, 2018 02:15 • 3 views
C.P. Mandara C.P. Mandara's blog:

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Howdy teasers! I have to confess I haven’t got much writing done in the February half-term, but I still managed a few words here and there. Here are some of them

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Published on February 20, 2018 21:00 • 7 views
Eli Of Kittim Eli Of Kittim's blog:
By Eli KittimDeuteronomy 18.15 foretold
the coming of a notable prophet after the manner of Moses...
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Published on February 20, 2018 21:27 • 7 views
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Published on February 20, 2018 06:17 • 7 views
Gloria G. Brame Gloria G. Brame's blog:
Extend your sex play with desensitizing spray.   As someone who spends a lot of time thinking about penis function — yes, one of the joys of being a sex therapist is getting paid to think about penis — I have always wondered about the efficacy of over-the-counter delaying agents. They seemed a li... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on February 20, 2018 18:03 • 1 view
Roopkumar Balachandran Roopkumar Balachandran's blog:
For me some of the books authored by Clive Cussler, Jack Higgins, Ken Follett and Dan Brown as and when the novel reaches the end I feel why not add another 50 or 100 pages to the story. This I felt when I finished reading Where Eagles Dare.




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Published on January 30, 2018 07:00 • 7 views
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