Friday, 23 September 2016

A Pumpkin Spice Blog Post.

EM Kaplan
EM Kaplan says “Happy fall. Here's my seasonal pumpkin spice blog post. ” — Ah, pumpkin spice, the modern day, loved-hated harbinger of an encroaching autumn. As summer draws to a close, leaving us to weep and cling to the last light of shortening days, the first sighting of this hallmark causes much stirring. And many memes. Oh, pumpkin spice, why do people hate you so...

Release Day: The Heir and the Human

Siobhan Davis Author
Siobhan Davis Author says “Release Day: The Heir and the Human” — I am so excited to announce that today is the release day for The Heir and the Human! The Heir and the Human is book #3.1 in the Saven series and can be best read after Saven Defiance. It will be o…

What Makes A Great Book Description?

Ellie Firestone
Ellie Firestone says “What Makes A Great Book Description? ” —     All writers need readers, right? Your book description, the section that describes your book on Amazon, and on the back of your paperback or on the flap of your hardback, is a critical part of finding readers. Readers…


Janet P. Reedman
Janet P. Reedman says “THE MOURNING SWORD ON DISPLAY AT SUDELEY CASTLE” — Sudeley Castle certainly seems to be making the most of its Ricardian connections these days.The latest news is that they will temporarily have Gloucester’s ‘Mourning Sword’ on di…

Horns (2013)

Keeper of The Quill
Keeper of The Quill says “My appraisal of Aja's little red devil. HORNS (2016) ” — Crimson Quill’s Appraisal #566 Number of Views: One Release Date: September 6, 2013 (TIFF) Sub-Genre: Dark Fantasy Country of Origin: United States, Canada Box Office: $3,300,000 Running Time: 120 …

Mythic Fiction Promotions

Aurora Springer
Aurora Springer says “Do you like books with a mythic theme?” —   We have multi-author promos planned, and are expanding the pantheons available. Sign up below to get these emails, and tell us which of the pantheons you enjoy reading! This page is about Am…

Win Up To 40 Romance Novels!

Ellie Campbell Books
Ellie Campbell Books says “Win Up To 40 Romance Novels! This week only. ” — Win Up To 40 Romance Novels! (2) Grand Prize Kindle “Gift Baskets” of ALL eBooks (sweet or spicy!)! + Winners of Individual eBooks (randomly selected titles)!

SALE: Maia and the Secrets of Zagran

S. G. BASU says “SALE: Maia and the Secrets of Zagran” — The Secrets of Zagran in currently on sale at $0.99. Now is a great time to grab a copy if you haven’t already, because the price goes up tomorrow. LINK to PURCHASE And if you’ve alread…

In memory of Terence Crutcher

Chris Martin
Chris Martin says “In memory of Terence Crutcher” — As the blood of an innocent victim soaks the ground Where are the voices, angry at Colin’s silent kneel In the face of a cruel injustice, you’ve made no sound Why has not worshipping a flag b…

The Open Road: the Go West series begins

People and Places
People and Places says “People were overrated most of the time anyway. ” — "I’m telling you all of this because of all of the things that weren’t told to me. Things I had to figure out for myself, one damn surprise after another."

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LincolnFarish says “Brunette Sonya is back on Batgirl watch. Neighborhood is safe, but I don't get much sleep.” — “@LincolnFarish funny's the mini mini me? 🙂”

Big Pharma spent $880mn on keeping opioids available – report

Lonnie Hicks
Lonnie Hicks says “Big Pharma spent $880mn on keeping opioids available – report” — In the midst of one of the worst drug epidemics in the US, a report found that the money spent on keeping painkillers regularly prescribed has overshadowed even anti-gun lobbying efforts and may be behind the opioid epidemic ravaging the nation.

The one story: how to write your book summary

Nicholas C. Rossis
Nicholas C. Rossis says “The one story: how to write your book summary ” — With an epic series like Pearseus, it can be tough to summarize the multiple themes and PoVs.  So, a few days ago, I approached Angela Elliot to take advantage of her experience writing up summarie…

Can You Survive Savannah’s Most Haunted House?

Michelle Muto
Michelle Muto says “Can you survive Savanah's most notoriously haunted house? Find out (an interactive reading game)” —       Ever wish you could change the direction of a story? Ever want to be the main character? Here’s your chance. I wrote an ‘interactive’ story, starring YOU. It&…

Dark Whispers and Debra Webb

Lela Markham
Lela Markham says “Dark Whispers and Debra Webb via @pfiala
I’m excited to introduce you to an author I’ve just recently come to know through a mutual friend, Debra Webb. Debra is generous and kind and I think you’ll love …

20 Ways to Be Flexible in Your Homeschool

AntrimCycle says “20 Ways to Be Flexible in Your Homeschool -”
Ask any homeschooler what one of the biggest advantages of homeschooling is, and flexibility is sure to have made the cut. To a new or prospective homeschool parent, this notion ma…

RRBC Pay it Forward with A.M. Manay

Jenny Hinsman
Jenny Hinsman says “RRBC Pay it Forward with A.M. Manay”
I’m honored to recognize author A.M. Manay.  She is the award winning author of She Dies at the End. Buy Link: About this award winning novel in the author’s own words:…

The Virtual Book Fair

Jason P. Crawford
Jason P. Crawford says “The Virtual Book Fair via @wordpressdotcom - still accepting submissions!”
  Every year, The Little Book Nook will host two Virtual Book Fairs featuring tons of indie authors. Discover new titles, chat with the authors, and enter to win free books an…

How To Be Sober at a Party

Dan Taylor
Dan Taylor says “How to be sober at a party and tackle THAT question > ”
Being the sober dude or dudette at a party can sometimes feel like wearing a Nazi uniform to a D-day memorial parade, but don’t fear, Dan has some inspirational advice.

Ask, listen, watch

Jane Dougherty
Jane Dougherty says “Ask, listen, watch”
  Ask, always, why the grass grows. Listen to the moon’s song, the wild wind wandering. Watch spring blossom fall.  

Excessive Compassion Disorder

Elizabeth Allen
Elizabeth Allen says “"Excessive Compassion Disorder" on the blog now!”
Do you suffer from ECD (Excessive Compassion Disorder)? I am not talking about ED about which we hear daily commercials and ads to “fix” this problem in men. I am talking about a…

Louise Penny: A Great Reckoning

Marni Graff
Marni Graff says “Louise Penny: A Great Reckoning”
Louise Penny’s twelfth Inspector Gamache/Three Pines Mystery, A Great Reckoning, is responsible for making Auntie M cry–twice. That’s how movingly she writes and …

Family Illusions by Bess George

Leah Dempster
Leah Dempster says “Family Illusions by Bess George”
FAMILY ILLUSIONS by Bess George Cover Desginer: The Killion Group Genre: Romantic Suspense   Her life was a lie. Charlie Gomez always fantasized about a better life or at leas…