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Sara A. Survivor Sara A. Survivor's blog:
There may appear to be duplicates of some postings at times as for some reason my website blogs and the blogs showing here on Goodreads are not aligned properly. If you see duplicates it is for that reason. I keep deleting the duplicates but they keep reappearing so it has to be some kind of sync... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:57 • 1 view
Connie D'Alessandro Connie D'Alessandro's blog:
The Holy One calls me this morning. Nothing changes our early morning conference calls, and for that I am so thankful. The Holy One has called to me every morning for years.

I am sure He was calling to me even before I recognized His voice or my need to respond. That's the way it is with Holiness... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:36 • 6 views
Jay  Trott Jay Trott's blog:
You know the story. Lear wants to retire from the burdens of kingship without giving up the perquisites of power.

He hopes to settle the best third of his kingdom on his youngest daughter, Cordelia, knowing very well that she loves him more than Goneril or Regan, and hoping he can depend on her l... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:36 • 4 views
Angelo Aulisa Angelo Aulisa's blog:
Hi friends , beloved friends love all of you , i was watching a fragment of stars wars , the new one i never see it complete the all move because basically i dont understand who is in war with and for what they fight this war for me is a mess i dont know the drama , the first one of stars wars wh... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:35 • 11 views
Lee  Allen Lee Allen's blog:
Irène (Camille Verhœven #1)Irène by Pierre Lemaitre

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


'Irène' (originally 'Travail Soigné') is Pierre Lemaitre's debut novel and the first to feature Commandant Camille Verhœven. It is a dark and brutal novel, following Verhœven's investigation into multiple murders committed by a killer who becomes kn... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:27 • 17 views
LeTara Moore LeTara Moore's blog:
Reflection in the MusicToday I am offering free copies of my book via Amazon Kindle. You can also read it if you have a Kindle Unlimited membership. Check out a sample of the book
here.

Synopsis:
How do you mend a broken heart when you are your own worst enemy? Melissa is lost and hasn’t the first... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:20 • 4 views
Sherwood Smith Sherwood Smith's blog:
A dash of the history behind my newly-published anthology It Happened at the Ball.
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Published on September 22, 2018 06:03 • 5 views
Elena Ferrante Elena Ferrante's blog:

A friend, married for 48 years, says there is

The relationships of couples are an effective embodiment of the precariousness of our lives. If we meet someone we haven’t seen for several months, we hesitate to say: “Tell Franco hello from me.” It’s better to find out first, through circumspect ques...

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Published on September 21, 2018 23:00 • 2 views
Angela R. Watts Angela R. Watts's blog:
  There are moments when it hits you how precious life is. Like when I, time after time, go to look into one of our horse fields, only to not see the horses I expect to see. After years of seeing certain furry faces staring back at me, it still is strange to not see … Continue reading DON’T STOP... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 03:30 • 4 views
Paul Colt Paul Colt's blog:
Most of us know Kirby Grant from his TV role as Sky King. Arizona rancher and aviator, King flew to a rescue or encounter with bad guys assisted by his niece Penny (Gloria Winters) or nephew Clipper (Ron Hagerthy). Two planes filled the role of the Songbird over the course of the series, a ‘Bambo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 05:51 • 5 views
Isaac  Hess Isaac Hess's blog:
Any early riser will recognize it: The Catalyst. That gnawing reason to climb out of bed for even a moment which eventually just leads to starting the entire day.

Laundry, homework, bills, the bathroom, and even set alarms are common Catalysts (though a true early riser has no need of an alarm). C... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 05:49 • 6 views
J.N. Morgan J.N. Morgan's blog:
10:03AM
Well, now that I've fixed that big derp in the title of my last blog post from last night, I can start the one for today. I'll jump right into my somewhat revelatory moment from this morning with the equation I had come up with.

Disproportionate Success + Being (or Being Made into) an 'Othe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 05:47 • 6 views
Cordelia Kingsbridge Cordelia Kingsbridge's blog:

In completely unshocking news, finally treating my previously undiagnosed ADD (with medication that took a month to be authorized by my insurance company) has markedly improved my quality of life in just a single day. I can’t believe I made it to the age of 31 never knowing this was a problem tha...

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Published on September 21, 2018 17:55 • 6 views
Jana M. Light Jana M. Light's blog:

HOW IS THE GYM STILL SO HOT AND HUMID. Come on, Hawai’i. This climate cannot be a surprise by now and a/c is one of humankind’s greatest inventions.

But… probably shouldn’t use it because global warming.

I remain conflicted. And sweaty. Blech.

I have tried to put into words my reactions to the GO...

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Published on September 21, 2018 13:00 • 5 views
Nathan Nobis Nathan Nobis's blog:
1. "Don't hide your light under a bushel"




2. "Do you do anything interesting or important, in terms of scholarship, research, academic activities?"

Interesting or important to who?  . . .
If 'no,' then why not? (There are legitimate reasons and challenges, and others that aren't so good). If 'yes,'...
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Published on September 21, 2018 06:06 • 7 views
Gracelyn Buckner Gracelyn Buckner's blog:

Hey y’all! Today I have a special review for y’all. Miss Kellyn Roth is releasing a prequel to her Lady of the Vineyard series called Goldfish Secrets. I’ve loved Kellyn’s books, and this one was no exception. There’s also a fun giveaway, so be sure to check out the bottom of the post for that.

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Published on September 21, 2018 05:30 • 3 views
Addison Cole Addison Cole's blog:
Fan of enemies to lovers romances? Fan of super loyal sexy cowboy heroes? Don't miss the second title in the Sweet with Heat: Weston Bradens series, OUR SWEET DESTINY, releasing November 14th!
https://addisoncole.com/books/our-swe...

After ditching a troubled relationship—and her veterinary practi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 05:06 • 5 views
Georgia Hunter Georgia Hunter's blog:

As soon as plans for a We Were the Lucky Ones TV series were announced, Jewish Journal’s Hollywood Schmooze column featured news of two Holocaust-themed books – We Were the Lucky One is one of them – to be adapted for the screen. The article notes, “Old 320 Sycamore has optioned Georgia Hunter’s...

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Published on September 21, 2018 09:57 • 4 views
Penny Reid Penny Reid's blog:
HUZZAH, The newsletter is OUT! Check those inboxes and spam/promotions folders people!! Also, we send it in batches. Therefore if you don’t see it in your inbox immediately, DON’T PANIC! It can take up to an hour to reach you. Part 5 of Nobody Looks Good Naked is in there… Along with an exclusiv... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2018 14:52 • 4 views
Eliza Taye Eliza Taye's blog:
I'm running a little behind on my blog posts, so I'll update this soon with some of my research for book 2 of Oceania: The Underwater City.

Thanks for understanding,
Eliza
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Published on September 22, 2018 00:30 • 4 views
Kurt Baumeister Kurt Baumeister's blog:
UNDER THE INFLUENCE #2, SON OF KID OF BABY
written by Kurt Baumeister July 10, 2018 (ran initially at Entropy Magazine)




“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose

By any other word would smell as sweet;”


– Juliet, Act II, Scene II of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare


 


In school, we’re taug...

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Published on September 21, 2018 14:22 • 4 views
Alyssa Ayres Alyssa Ayres's blog:
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Published on September 22, 2018 04:55 • 6 views
Abigayle Claire Abigayle Claire's blog:
We all know what writers' block is (though its existence is up for debate right now). But have you ever heard of readers' block? Chances are you've experienced it, and it's no fun.


Do you ever sit down to read a book and get nowhere? Maybe it's a book you were previously enjoying. Or maybe you st... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 03:00 • 5 views
Marsh Myers Marsh Myers's blog:
My Summer With Robot Launch Image Join young adult author Marsh Myers for the official launch of his new novel, MY SUMMER (WITH ROBOTS).

This online event will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9;00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST.

MY SUMMER (WITH ROBOTS) is Marsh's third YA novel and the launch will be celebrated by giveaways... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2018 04:38 • 10 views
Barnabas Piper Barnabas Piper's blog:

Each week (give or take one here and there) I share three things I like – It could be a book, a movie, a podcast, an album, a photo, an article, a restaurant, a food item, a beverage, or anything else I simply enjoy and think you might too. You can find a whole pile of things, especially books, I...

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Published on September 21, 2018 05:10 • 6 views
V.C. Lancaster V.C. Lancaster's blog:

Wow, long time no post!

I’ve been asked to put a rundown of all the Office Alien races in one place. I understand how people can get confused, especially since there’s only a letter or two difference between some of them. So let’s get started!

Ypex
Big ravenous bugs that just run around eating an...

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Published on September 21, 2018 09:00 • 3 views
Assaph Mehr Assaph Mehr's blog:

Dear readers, tonight with me is a major in the Commonwealth Marine Corps. He is here to tell us about his career as a space-marine, the alien planets he visited, and the lifeforms he found there — at least, tell us as much as he can without needing to kill us afterwards.

Tell us a little about... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 20, 2018 17:00 • 1 view
Rod Dreher Rod Dreher's blog:


Via the Twitter feed of Amir Sariaslan.


Here’s a new form of relationship brought about by the October Revolution. It’s a prisoners’ bedroom in a gulag:


(Wikimedia Commons)


Political scientist Jodi Dean is actually a revolutionary communist.


I have increasingly little doubt that people like Dean — h...

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Published on September 21, 2018 13:53 • 7 views
Gary Garth McCann Gary Garth McCann's blog:

“Hardy is working his way through that difficult journey of discovering not only who he is and what he wants out of life– but also finding, or better, defining what love means for him. ‘Young and In Love?’ is a very sexy, fun reading experience. I like that author Gary Garth McCann doesn’t allow...

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Published on September 22, 2018 03:10 • 9 views
Preethi Venugopala Preethi Venugopala's blog:
Have you ever wondered about the struggles an author goes through while writing a book?

Author Adite Banerjie shares her experience or rather the 'How I did it' details about her recent bestseller rom-com, 'Bombay Heights'. 

If you are a writer or an aspiring writer, I am sure you will find this... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2018 11:09 • 5 views
Fonda Lee Fonda Lee's blog:

I’m going to be part of two stops on Scholastic’s Find Your Story Tour this October, along with Scott Westerfeld, Ally Carter, Elliot Schrefer, Kody Keplinger, Justina Chen, and Sarah Darer Littman. You can find me in San Francisco at Towne Center Books on Oct 22, or in San Diego at Mysterious Ga...

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Published on September 21, 2018 09:08 • 7 views
Rachel  Knowles Rachel Knowles's blog:
From left: Lady Anne Barnard, Lady Elizabeth Foster and Lady Caro LambFrom left: Lady Anne Barnard, Lady Elizabeth Foster and Lady Caro Lamb
(for details of each picture, see below)Last month I blogged about the correct way to refer to dukes and lesser peers in narrative. You can find that blog post here. This post tackles the subject of titles of married daughters... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2018 09:15 • 6 views
Mercy Celeste Mercy Celeste's blog:
I have four ready made Southern Scrimmage series character bracelets. I must admit that the actual bracelet is premade. I don't like the way the slider bracelets I've made look. The wire is too thin. So I bought these at Michaels. They hook together. I can get this bracelet on, but it is very tig... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2018 10:16 • 9 views
Larry Richman Larry Richman's blog:

new-directionOn May 8 of this year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans for new resources for girls and boys, young women, and young men coming in 2020. Some have wondered if camps and activities would continue to be a part of the experience for children and youth.


In response to th...

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Published on September 21, 2018 08:19 • 6 views
George M. Frost George M. Frost's blog:
Hey, everyone. I'm sorry for the radio silence all this time. It's been a hell of a year for my family. I meant to give you guys an update ages ago, but I just kept getting distracted and putting off, and time got away from me.

I guess I needed more time away than I thought. I'm very sorry for ta... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2018 11:17 • 6 views
Marcha A. Fox Marcha A. Fox's blog:
Give your supporting characters unique talents that fit your plot so each contributes something to the story. This enhances their individuality and helps avoid redundancy in your characters by justifying their existence in the story. If you’re not sure what … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2018 07:00 • 11 views
Judith Starkston Judith Starkston's blog:
My round up of archaeology and history: a sad wolf mummy, a new sphinx and some miniature Neolithic masks and the tale they tell.
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Published on September 21, 2018 16:07 • 10 views
Julia Quinn Julia Quinn's blog:

Are you following JQ on instagram? If you are you got to see this:



Read | Buy


We’re getting close to release date: November 20! That means a real excerpt will soon be posted. Subscribe to JuliaQuinn.com News to get notified whenever new content is posted.

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Published on September 21, 2018 16:06 • 20 views
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet's blog:
[image error] A new rule means travellers on the streets of Florence could be hit with a €500 fine © RossHelen / Shutterstock

Why did a Cathay Pacific Boeing aircraft require a repaint? And what act now carries a €500 fine in Florence? Test your knowledge of the latest happenings in the travelsp...

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Published on September 21, 2018 08:21 • 7 views
Veronica  James Veronica James's blog:

We had been intrigued, no obsessed, with visiting the isolated island nation for nearly a decade, ever since our eldest sent photos and videos of her trip. In typical Gypsynester fashion went right for the weird stuff... CONTINUE READING >> 


The post Reykjavík has a Famous Phallic Fascinatio...

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Published on September 21, 2018 12:52 • 5 views
Karen Joy Fowler Karen Joy Fowler's blog:

I’m registered to vote. Are you? You can find out how to do it at https://vote.gov/. But the window to register in many states closes soon, so do it now. Nothing could be more important.  Do it now!

More than 200 writers are participating in this action. If you want to join in, go to www.bookthevo...

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Published on September 21, 2018 08:36 • 5 views
Sebastien de Castell Sebastien de Castell's blog:

Check out my events page if you want to know where I’ll be on the tour. I’ll try to update as soon as I get info from the organizers.

One of the first things people warned me when I started my career as an author way back in 2014 was that only blockbuster authors ever got to do book tours. Fortuna...

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Published on September 21, 2018 13:51 • 5 views
Bethany-Kris Bethany-Kris's blog:
Hey, loves! 
This particular outtake was requested exactly as it is written, with Catherine and Siena spending time together and becoming friends. There are some for all the Legacy ladies, too, and I will some time get around to doing that but not before all my Legacy ladies are out in the world a... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2018 07:15 • 6 views
Amanda Linehan Amanda Linehan's blog:

I feel like writing a blog post today. I’m just not sure what I want to say. So, I’ll just figure it out as I go along.

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Published on September 21, 2018 08:43 • 11 views
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