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Jennifer Niven Jennifer Niven's blog:


This #fanart of Libby from #HoldingUptheUniverse is the loveliest thing

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Published on December 16, 2017 08:07 • 1 view
Jason Fried Jason Fried's blog:

I had a vague inkling of an idea for a company in 2005. A friend of mine mentioned this new program called Y Combinator that was investing in teams willing to move to Silicon Valley and build out their ideas.

We were older (by a bunch) than the college/new grads they seemed to be targeting. We did...

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Published on December 16, 2017 05:16 • 1 view
Paul Cornell Paul Cornell's blog:

Thanks very much for all the kind reactions to yesterday’s post.  I was quite worried about what people would think.  Today is really a day off for me, as Tom’s with his nanny, and I get to pull my energy together for the forthcoming week.  So I thought I’d do quite a jolly post about what some o...

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Published on December 16, 2017 13:11 • 8 views
Scot McKnight Scot McKnight's blog:
Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen. […] ... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 22:08 • 13 views
Harry Connolly Harry Connolly's blog:

I’ve been talking about this here and there, so let’s hit the topic one more time, but with art.


The new Twenty Palaces novella, The Twisted Path, will be released soon. I just got the copyedit back, so sometime in the next few days, I guess? Being a novella, it’ll be ebook only, and I hope you’ll...

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Published on December 16, 2017 08:01 • 8 views
Josh Lanyon Josh Lanyon's blog:
Guten Morgen und Frohe Weihnachten!

This morning's giveaway was donated by my lovely friend Sabine, who many of you know from our Facebook and Goodreads gatherings. Sabine thought it would be a nice surprise to do something specifically for European readers, who are so often left out of online gi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 01:00 • 7 views
Gretchen Rubin Gretchen Rubin's blog:

Because I study happiness, good habits, and human nature, I've done a lot of thinking about New Year's resolutions.


In fact, when I was identifying the Four Tendencies -- my framework that divides the world into Upholders, Questioners, Obligers, and Rebels -- thinking about various reactions to Ne...

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Published on December 16, 2017 04:00 • 13 views
Timothy Ferriss Timothy Ferriss's blog:

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“Holding a grudge is a symptom of not knowing how you want to spend the gift of the day.” 

– Mike Maples, Jr.


Mike Maples, Jr. (@m2jr) is the man who taught me how to invest. He’s one of my favorite people and a personal mentor.


He is a partner at Floodgate, a venture capital firm that...

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Published on December 16, 2017 12:15 • 1 view
Alex  Ross Alex Ross's blog:


Warmest birthday wishes to the German-born soprano Hilde Zadek, who turned one hundred yesterday. She was honored at the Vienna State Opera, where she once sang alongside Schwarzkopf and della Casa in the company's famed postwar ensemble; Christa Ludwig, a younger colleague from those years, led...

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Published on December 16, 2017 08:43 • 7 views
Sharon Lee Sharon Lee's blog:

69. An Unkindness of Magicians, Kat Howard (e)

68. Incident at Badamyâ, Dorothy Gilman

67. Me: Stories of My Life, Katharine Hepburn

66. The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax, Dorothy Gilman (e) re-read)

65. Making Money, Terry Pratchett (read aloud w/Steve)

64. Nine Coaches Waiting, Mary Stewart (e) (re-read)...

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Published on December 16, 2017 10:36 • 10 views
Emilie Richards Emilie Richards's blog:

enjoy!


“Mark the holidays by spending time with people you love, and try not to fret too much about what you have for dinner.” -Cara Rosenbloom


Here’s a riddle: During the holidays, what is both immensely enjoyable and terribly troubling?


Give up? The answer is food.


The food during the holidays is so...

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Published on December 16, 2017 22:47 • 9 views
Anna Scott Graham Anna Scott Graham's blog:
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Hello baby!

I have a new granddaughter!  Formerly known as Lil’ Sis, Miss Em arrived on Thursday, much to her parents’ delight, as well as the rest of us.  My daughter had been experiencing vision issues, and while an induction had been planned for this weekend, docs decided there w...

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Published on December 16, 2017 09:12 • 9 views
Michael J. Sullivan Michael J. Sullivan's blog:
As reported by the New York TimesThe Disappearance of Winter's Daughter hit the Top 10 Bestselling Audiobooks. To be honest, I didn't think we'd make it this time around as there were a number of highly anticipated releases to come out on the same day, but we snuck on in the 8th spot. Since the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 08:38 • 9 views
Den Warren Den Warren's blog:
Christian; Do you know of someone who would read an E-book (or paperback) which has been described as ". . . a truly fun book of solidly Christian cyberpunk dystopian YA."?

See full review HERE.

This award-winning, vetted novel, suitable for young adults has the Gospel message appearing throughout... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 23:55 • 115 views
Suzy  Davies Suzy Davies's blog:
There's another chance to tune into my chat with Jonathan Hines of U.K Talk Radio tomorrow!

My radio interview is this coming Sunday - 17th December. 11.30 to 1 p.m G.M.T (United Kingdom ) guaranteed approx start time. Tune in to discover more about "Luna The Moon Pig," and my magical collaboratio... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 20:56 • 70 views
Thabiso Monkoe Thabiso Monkoe's blog:
Rather than aiming for yet another change of politicians and parties in power, why not aim for a change of the political system itself? As representative democracy sinks into crisis, we need to go back to democracy in its original meaning as rule of the people. It is time to imagine what real dem... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 19:41 • 24 views
Heidi Peltier Heidi Peltier's blog:
Our Own Little Christmas part 7/8:
On Christmas morning, Terra doesn’t wake up alone, and if I have my way, she never will again. She begins to stir, but I wrap my arm tighter around her to hold her in place. I kiss the back of her head and nuzzle into her hair.
When we finally emerge from the bedr... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 19:31 • 21 views
Nancy Warren Nancy Warren's blog:
So, I've been making Rum Balls for some time now and I have to say they are amazing. I got the recipe from a community newspaper some years ago and I've never found a better one. The secret, I think, is lots of rum. Anyway, if you'd like the recipe, be sure to sign up for my newsletter at www.nan... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 18:18 • 6 views
Desi Valentine Desi Valentine's blog:
My favourite author of all time mentioned my work at the end of her Writers Trust Award Best Books of 2017 blurb, and I am still fangirling three days later. If you haven't read Billie Livingston, go do that right now. She will change the way you see.
I hope my voice and my work will become as gen... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 16:53 • 49 views
Lilac James Lilac James's blog:
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It's a real award, and The Devil's Domme has been nominated for it! 'Excited' doesn't exactly measure up to how I feel.

Come check out my blog at

http://lilacjamesauthor.wordpress.com/

on Dec 19. Dr. Charley Ferrer will be there at noon for an interview and some Q & A. Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 16:28 • 10 views
C.  Read C. Read's blog:
Devotional for Friday ~ 15-16 December 2017 / 28 Kislev 5778
Feast of Dedication ~ Festival of Lights

[It was late when I posted this devotional last night, and I have polished it up a bit. May God bless, C. Read]

Just as Pastor Arnie said, for those who are walking with God, by the power of His Hol... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 15:04 • 10 views
Allison Symes Allison Symes's blog:
My favourite stories at Christmas are the Nativity and Charles Dickens's marvellous A Christmas Carol.

My favourite poem/carol is In the Bleak Midwinter (Christina Rossetti). I adore the imagery in this. As for Scrooge's story, I love redemption stories and this is the classic one.

I like to watch... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 14:42 • 12 views
James Litherland James Litherland's blog:
The weather worm turned today, bringing slightly (but much appreciated) warmer temperatures. My mood and productivity both improved as a consequence. And I’ve gotten partway into the rewrite of PH chapter 16, the last (except for the epilogue.) Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 13:32 • 10 views
Laura     Miller Laura Miller's blog:
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All Laura Miller hardcovers are now 25% off!

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Published on December 16, 2017 13:43 • 8 views
Kate Willis Kate Willis's blog:

[image error]“What if Santa Claus isn’t one man? What if he is a secret organization? 


Jeremy Ogden has 25 days to accomplish his mission. Just like every man in his family, he has a list of people whose lives can be changed forever if he makes it to them in time. But he has one big problem…And...

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Published on December 16, 2017 09:27 • 14 views
C. Derick Miller C. Derick Miller's blog:
Hmmm...

To review The Last Jedi is to review modern society. How does one do that?

Let me think...

If you are the type of person that goes to a museum to SEE...this movie will confuse you. You will hate it. You will convince other people like yourself to hate it. You will eventually convince someone... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 12:18 • 124 views
Aubrey Law Aubrey Law's blog:
"For a supposedly powerful witch you sure get your ass kicked a lot," said Sonja. She'd disobeyed my instructions and given up waiting outside to check on me.
"Supposedly?" I laughed, painfully holding my throat together. "Who is still alive? Not the werewolf, or the Archdemons, and it will be the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 12:24 • 14 views
Maria Savva Maria Savva's blog:
Dark Flash 2Dark Flash 2 by Maria Haskins

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Maria Haskins is a poet as well as a fiction writer and I think this gives her a distinct edge when it comes to writing intricate and thought-provoking prose. Her fiction is faultless and the perfect sentences push the stories forward in a natu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 12:06 • 65 views
Kristen Ashley Kristen Ashley's blog:
Now if you’re not an animal lover or the parent of a beloved pet or you wish to stay resolute in holiday cheer (and I don’t blame you), this blog post is probably not for you. And if you follow me on social media, you might have seen me express some of my emotions already.

But I’m a writer and whe... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 11:56 • 11,758 views
Steven Cooper Steven Cooper's blog:
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Published on December 16, 2017 11:53 • 9 views
Seth Chanowitz Seth Chanowitz's blog:
Get the ebook of a 4 star rated thriller inspired by true events that is Finland connected! See summary below and link:

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

See Seth Chanowitz's blog/writer site: https://schanowitz.wixsite.com/website

Mr. Chanowitz is an internationally published journalist and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 11:41 • 1 view
John Delacourt John Delacourt's blog:
It's been so long since I've updated what I've been reading. I'm thinking a couple of year-end lists might serve to do so.

Though I would have liked to have kept these two lists to books released in 2017, what is here below represents all the divergent paths my own writing led me down. This seems... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 11:55 • 46 views
P.J. Parker P.J. Parker's blog:
All P.J. Parker e-books are now free for Amazon Prime members during the holiday season. Enjoy!

Fire on the Water A Companion to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by P.J. Parker
Fire on the Water: A Companion to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Roxelana & Suleyman by P.J. Parker
Roxelana and Suleyman

America Túwaqachi The Saga of an American Family by P.J. Parker
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Published on December 16, 2017 11:22 • 38 views
Liz Treacher Liz Treacher's blog:
I had a strange but interesting experience the other day. I went to an immersive theatre production of 'Neverland' by the Guild of Misrule. Along with the rest of the audience, I crawled through a gap in a curtain and found myself transported to Kensington gardens where the Llewelyn Davies family... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 11:16 • 10 views
Miriam Ciraolo Miriam Ciraolo's blog:
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Published on December 16, 2017 10:43 • 8 views
Sharon Kay Penman Sharon Kay Penman's blog:
A quick bulletin from the battlefield. First of all, I belatedly want to wish a Happy Hanukkah to my Jewish friends and readers. And congratulations to my fellow football fans who will be lucky enough to have their teams advance to the playoffs. Now I have good news for all those who share my adm... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 10:38 • 22 views
David Amerland David Amerland's blog:
It’s no secret that I use the Goodreads blog to talk about writing which makes this space a lab, of sorts, and myself the subject. So, when I Tweeted that I had got sucked into my own book (https://goo.gl/62X7wv) I was being honest despite it sounding weird.

I know you’d think that the writer of... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 10:29 • 178 views
J.J.   Campbell J.J. Campbell's blog:
my poem "something charming" has been published in The Beatnik Cowboy. you can find the poem by going here: https://beatnikcowboy.com/2017/12/16/j-j-campbell-3/

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Published on December 16, 2017 10:27 • 9 views
George Thomas Clark George Thomas Clark's blog:
This is a story from the collection "Paint it Blue"

Click here to read:
http://www.georgethomasclark.com/?p=1...
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Published on December 16, 2017 10:25 • 11 views
John    Williamson John Williamson's blog:
This week it is the turn of 'Black Whiskers the River Pirate.' It's available on kindle for only $0.99 or 99p in the UK. It's a children's novel with grit, and will hopefully keep them entertained over the holidays(Also available in paperback).
Remember to follow me on twitter or goodreads for t... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 09:37 • 18 views
Melissa Foster Melissa Foster's blog:
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**This book is published by Montla... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 08:37 • 13 views
Tisa Pescar Tisa Pescar's blog:
Het op buitengewone wijze vormgegeven boek "Pascal-Schaduw van de bloedmaan" is vanaf 16 december te lezen op www.tisapescar.com/maanmysteries.
Vier personages vertellen hun verhaal semi-live d.m.v. blogs en vlogs. Als lezer kun je actief meedoen door op de blogs te reageren. Je vindt het boek hi... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 08:23 • 10 views
Darren McCollester Darren McCollester's blog:
I finally published Shimmy Shimmy Black Girl. It is the second book that spawned from an epic trip to the central African nation of Chad. In 2006 Sudanese refugees were streaming into Chad from Sudan, fleeing war and genocide. I traveled with a colleague named Malcolm, and we self-funded a trip.... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 08:07 • 45 views
J.R. Mai J.R. Mai's blog:
I'm still trying to get a handle on the whole blog thing, but I was just doing a little research and it struck me. With all the data collection and predictive algorithms used by our computers today, I must confuse the Hell out of Google. In the same day, I'll research pregnancy symptoms AND most... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 07:18 • 43 views
Brett L. Abrams Brett L. Abrams's blog:
Bob D'Angelo interviews me about my book, Terry Bradshaw: From Super Bowl Champion to Television Personality (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017).
"Abrams does more than just document the football career of Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw, who won four Super Bowl titles during the 1970s with... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 16, 2017 07:00 • 7 views
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