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Jeremy Maddux Jeremy Maddux's blog:

What if...

Al Franken and Brownface Trudeau are not hypocrites skewering themselves on their own pitchforks, but just like us treacherous 'racists' and 'misogynists' (sic)? Maybe they should just chill the fuck out and be at peace with their past and even present choices. Who the fuck really cares if Al Fra... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2019 08:28
Susan Wittig Albert Susan Wittig Albert's blog:

Review of SO FAR FROM PARADISE

So Far From Paradise So Far From Paradise by Judy Alter

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


Texas historical fiction is usually written by men, about men. To celebrate the state's sesquicentennial, Judy Alter wrote a woman's story: the saga of Cassie Belden, a strong woman who tells her own strong and stirring story about the fo... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2019 08:20
Phyllis Babrove Phyllis Babrove's blog:

Gift Codes

I still have 3 gift codes for "The Primrose Garden" and 13 for "My Name is Rebecca: A Novelette." Visit my page on Amazon, read about the books and about me--and send me an email for a code. That's it--how much simpler can it be to get a free book? And after you've read it, I'd love to know what... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2019 08:21
Henry Martin Henry Martin's blog:

New poems 09/22/19

A couple more Twitter poems from this weekend. As always, written on the spot, live, and based on a prompt word.

Chapters:

I closed a few books
along the way
chapters unread
left for other to decipher.
The ashes of my mistakes
burning perhaps brighter
when embers reignited
by someone who was better
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Published on September 22, 2019 08:17
S.P. Oldham S.P. Oldham's blog:

Clairvoyant


Later this week I am going to a Spiritualist Church to see a locally renowned psychic. I am going to be totally up front here and say that, despite having what I consider to have been strange supernatural experiences in the past myself, I do not believe in clairvoyants. 


I used to, completely. M...

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Published on September 22, 2019 07:25
Cyril Mukalel Cyril Mukalel's blog:

News Paper Interview

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Published on September 22, 2019 07:28
Rick Rawes Rick Rawes's blog:

Basements, Beers and Banter: Leeds International Beer Festival 2019


To understand how we feel about Leeds International Beer Festival (yes, it is possible to have deeply philosophical feelings towards an event – B-word anyone?) you need to understand something about the foundations of the Hunger Bears. Ours is a love story told across Britain’s deepest and longes... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2019 05:00
Debby Feo Debby Feo's blog:

Grandpa Goes To Florida

Today I'm working on the 2nd sequel to "Grandpa's Chair". This poetry book is called "Grandpa Goes To Florida".
"Grandpa's Chair" is available in print form, so that kids can illustrate it, on Amazon.
Both "GC" and "Herman's Store" are available as e-books on Smashwords.
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Published on September 22, 2019 07:26
Désirée Nordlund Désirée Nordlund's blog:

Win a copy of Caged Warrior

Enter before the 28th of September for a chance to win a physical copy of "Caged Warrior" at
https://kingsumo.com/g/v65prd/fantasy...

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Published on September 22, 2019 07:05
V. Theia V. Theia's blog:

Go to Manhattan and find a new book boyfriend

Three series.
All standalone romances.
Set in the same location.
And characters who know each other and might pop into their friends stories.

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It Was Love: mybook.to/ItWasLove It Was Always Love: mybook.to/ItWasAlwaysLove Manhattan Sugar: mybook.to/ManhattanSugar Manhattan Bet: myb... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2019 06:24
Vanessa Kittle Vanessa Kittle's blog:

Day 2 Results

Day 2 featured only Freebooksy...
and it exceeded my expectations.
I got around 2000 downloads which was good for rank 54 on all of Amazon! This was also good for #1 in epic fantasy. When you get to the top of a strong category like epic fantasy and when you get into the top 100 overall, good thing... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2019 06:35
M.E.  Evans M.E. Evans's blog:

Book Launch! M.E. Evans: Naked (in Italy): A Memoir About the Pitfalls of La Dolce Vita

At twenty-seven years old, M. E. Evans had just graduated from college, twice, and still had no idea what to do with her life besides frequent strip clubs and fantasize about being a woman known for a sort of vague, unnamed success. But when her plans to become a better version of herself are der...

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Published on September 21, 2019 10:34
Jeff Mach Jeff Mach's blog:

The Talesenders

But someone, too, must sell the magic beans

Must sing a doom glissando when the Banshee calls in sick,

Must know the wire to pluck

when a time machine needs breaking,

and how to osmose secrets

into a dreamer’s head.


Listen closely to the wind

and you’ll hear voices

that’s not a coincidence;

do you know ho...

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Published on September 21, 2019 08:14
Stefania Hartley Stefania Hartley's blog:

Sicilian Love: the leopard and his mum

Giuseppe Tomasi, Prince of Lampedusa, loves his mum. When she says ‘come’, he comes, when she says ‘go’, he goes.


Unfortunately, in 1931, Giuseppe falls in love with another woman. Now when his mum wants him to stay in Palermo and he want to meet his secret crush in Rome, he asks a friend to send...

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Published on September 21, 2019 10:01
Fi Phillips Fi Phillips's blog:

7 facts about how I write

When my publisher asked me to create a blog post to explain
how I write, I thought, ‘that’ll be simple to answer, I just…





And then it struck me. There’s no just about it. The
act of writing, in fact, the whole process of writing, isn’t just
anything. It’s complicated, and meandering, and sometimes a...

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Published on September 21, 2019 10:36
Keith Frohreich Keith Frohreich's blog:

Blueberry Thrills

If, like me, you are a domestic engineer kind of guy, one of your new domestic duties is that of family food police. (Uniforms are optional, but aprons are not). Not only do you prepare the repast, you must know what’s in it and what it can do to you and your loved ones if consistently consumed i...

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Published on September 21, 2019 16:13
O.L. Gregory O.L. Gregory's blog:

Author’s Commentary – Gift of the Bering Sea (Part 1)

Title





I played of the title of the first book in the series. Towards the end of the story, I’ll reveal that ‘Gift’ refers to the life she leads.





Second Book in the Trilogy





I had this master list of ideas as I wrote the first book. I kept trying to place them in a sense of chronological order, an...

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Published on September 22, 2019 05:00
Lutz Balschuweit Lutz Balschuweit's blog:

Steter Tropfen

Ich habe diesen Sport ja irgendwann vor vielen Jahren einmal begonnen, um damit mein Übergewicht in den Griff zu bekommen

Dass ich dazu eine Regelmäßigkeit, eine Routine brauchte, hatte sich schnell gezeigt

Das mit dem Übergewicht hatte sich somit auch recht flott erledigt. Doch dann war ich an d...

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Published on September 22, 2019 01:52
Marina Bonzelet Marina Bonzelet's blog:

#260 SundaySound – Prometheus

Immer wieder sonntags *sing* Ich mag Saltatio Mortis ja generell sehr gerne. „Satans Fall“ und „Prometheus“ gehören definitiv zu meinen Lieblingen. Mal ganz abgesehen von „Spiel mit dem Feuer“ natürlich, was für mich der Soundtrack zu meinem Buch ist. Außerdem mag ich es wenn alte Legenden und Sa... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2019 15:03
Jude Gray Jude Gray's blog:

Numbers


These numbers are spectacular. Thank you for helping me get here!

Get the series




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Published on September 21, 2019 21:26
Ametra S. Rayford Ametra S. Rayford's blog:

Blasts From the Past

I realize that this blog post was supposed to be about book distribution…but, we’ll have to get to that next time. In a way, the idea behind today’s offering somewhat supports the point that I’m bringing up today…because the original topic of discussion was somewhat ceremoniously hijacked.

If you...

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Published on September 21, 2019 15:00
Anna Shelley Anna Shelley's blog:

Ascension

All the woo woo people are talking about ascending into 5D or whatever, but we are already there. We always have been.





The key is getting out of our minds and living in the now.







Title track from my album From The Spheres available here.



Be sure to sign up to my email list below to keep up to date wi...

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Published on September 22, 2019 05:24
Kristi Drillien Kristi Drillien's blog:

Book Review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Author:Heather Morris My rating: 3.5 / 5 Genre: Historical fiction
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Published on September 21, 2019 09:05
Nikki Noir Nikki Noir's blog:

When the End is Only the Beginning - Mendes

A Guest Blog by S.C. Mendes By the beginning of 2019, I came to the conclusion that I would never write fiction again. When The City was first published, I had every intention of continuing the series. Unfortunately, life has a way of derailing the best-laid plans. Social media stressors, keeping... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2019 18:32
Brenda Joyce Patterson Brenda Joyce Patterson's blog:

Love and Romance

I’ve written what feels like a ton of love poems. Love poems to the sky, to flowers, to the Mister. Even to myself. All of which makes sense because I’m always in the middle of reading a romance novel. And I really do believe in love.  Gambit ““So we start like this?” he asked, frowning … Continu... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2019 21:36
Lancelot Schaubert Lancelot Schaubert's blog:

He Likes Primary Colors

Roger Sippl over at The Showbear Family Circus - Lancelot Schaubert's and Tara Schaubert's liberal arts circus. said ::


He likes primary colorsbut he knows when Mommy is dressed up pretty. He smiles badly for picturesunless he actually thinks something is funnyor is tickled and he’s in the mood fo...

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Published on September 21, 2019 08:00
Paul    Keller Paul Keller's blog:

I am getting out of paying the interest rate penalty in a real estate investor loan. Read more to find out how.

During my current refinance the Fed has reduced the rates
twice for a total of 0.5%.  One would
think the interest rates would go down because of this, but at my bank, they
are still the same before the two rate cuts. 
They have fluctuated a quarter percent, however.





The refinance is taking a long tim...

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Published on September 21, 2019 12:29
Rachel Bedard Rachel Bedard's blog:

Stuck writing your goals? Try this!

Thanks for trying to be more specific with your therapy goals and targets. I appreciate your efforts. I’ll be honest: as a therapist I am ALWAYS trying to figure out what is unsaid in my office, what the client’s (unsaid) goals are, and if there is a way to meet them. I would be glad to accept th...

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Published on September 21, 2019 08:52
Kevin       Johnson Kevin Johnson's blog:

The Hill

“I highly suggest this book, as it is a great story that draws you in and makes you really care for the characters. I could not put it down and was sad to finish it. Add it to your must read list!”

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Published on June 07, 2019 09:49
Book Fanatic Book Fanatic's blog:

All The Way by Kendall Ryan

*Thank you to the author for providing me with a review copy in exchange for an honest review* I think I’m officially a Kendall Ryan addict! My reads from Kendall Ryan are slowly stacking up high and I’m loving it! I loved Playing For Keeps and am enjoying this series so much. So when I […]
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Published on September 21, 2019 07:00
Laura Greenwood Laura Greenwood's blog:

New Release: Glass Heart

Glass Heart Laura Greenwood urban fantasy wolf shifters reverse harem
==> books2read.com/glassheart
Following her heart is more dangerous than just falling in love…
Poisoned and left for dead, Bree's only hope is a heart of glass. She soon discovers the city is being tormented by the sister she left behind. With her trusted wolves by her side, Bree prepares hers... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 22, 2019 01:39
Tiffany Vakilian Tiffany Vakilian's blog:

Take A Break on That

I sat in a room considering the facades we are so quick to hold on to for dear life. Before moving too quick, I have to (and as you to) take a minute.


The post Take A Break on That appeared first on .

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Published on September 21, 2019 14:55
Bethany Martin Bethany Martin's blog:

The Ruins: Book Review

Book cover of 'The Ruins' by Scott SmithCover of The Ruins by Scott Smith. Image courtesy of Amazon.

This review contains affiliate links!

The Ruins by Scott Smith initially came across as a slow burn. It begins with a group of friends on holiday in Mexico, but it quickly takes the action up a few notches. The lack of real chapters a...

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Published on September 21, 2019 15:44
L.S. Fellows L.S. Fellows's blog:

Blog Tour ‘n’ Book Review – Barnabus Tew and The Case of The Enlightened Cow

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Barnabas Tew and the Case of the Enlightened Cow

Rama, the Hindu god who maintains dharma, or the balance of all things, is in terrible trouble, and only Barnabas and Wilfred can save him!

Private detectives to the gods, Barnabas Tew and Wilfred Colby, believed they’d discovered...

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Published on September 22, 2019 00:11
Ikram Hawramani Ikram Hawramani's blog:

Muslim alternatives to savings accounts

Salam, Since savings accounts aren't an option because of interest, are there other alternatives you know of where muslims in the west can safely keep their monthly savings?





Alaikumassalam wa rahmatullah,





If you live in Britain, Al Rayan Bank offers Islamic savings accounts where the income is f...

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Published on September 21, 2019 09:35
Chiara Casalini Chiara Casalini's blog:

EaP: che cosa sono?

Spesso si sente parlare di EaP, una sigla a molti ignota che significa “Editori a pagamento”. In pratica, all’autore viene chiesto un contributo economico per essere pubblicato e le formule utilizzate sono davvero molte. Lusingano il malcapitato, lo ricoprono di complimenti e poi affondano il col...

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Published on September 22, 2019 06:06
Kathryn Ann Kingsley Kathryn Ann Kingsley's blog:

King of Blood: Deleted Explicit Scene, Chapter 8.5

“I’d like a shower before we go any further,” Lydia said up at Aon and kissed his jawline. “If you don’t mind.”

“Would you now? Well…ask, and ye shall receive,” he purred with a fiendish grin and a dark kind of mischief that was her only warning of trouble.

The world tipped and whirled around her....

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Published on June 18, 2019 16:30
Joshua J. Masters Joshua J. Masters's blog:

A Special Bible Verse for Batman Day

[image error]Hey, it’s me, the Bat Pastor. Today we have a very special Heroes of Faith Bible verse because today is Batman Day (I don’t think there’s a Bat Pastor day, but that’s not why we’re here). This year’s Batman Day is special because The Dark Knight turns 80. Batman first appeared in Det... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 21, 2019 08:05
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