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Top Ten Short Classic Books That Will Fire Up Your Classics Reading Engine



Have you been meaning to read a few classics but haven't found the time or the motivation? Are some of those thick and heavy monster classic books scary to you? If so, you'll like this post...

About 5 years ago I decided that I wanted to read as many books of classic literature as I could. I…

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Added by Bryn Hottman on May 15, 2015 at 4:50am — No Comments

My first article for The New York Times is on libraries, Instagram and #BookfaceFriday

I'm thrilled to have this article, "Oh, Those Clever Librarians and Their #Bookface" in Sunday's New York Times Styles section. It's my first piece for them, and is about my favorite topic, books! (Yes, sorry sex and dating, my main beats, but books really are my absolute favorite thing to write about, with those a very close second.) Hope you like it, and if you know any… Continue

Added by Rachel Kramer Bussel on May 2, 2015 at 4:37am — No Comments

Pick up one of my books here:

 

For mystery and murder read this: www.melange-books.com/authors/joannemyers/MMF.html

 

If its true crime you’re into:…

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Added by JoAnne Myers on April 14, 2015 at 4:16pm — No Comments

From Laura Ingalls and Alicia Florrick to Elizabeth II: literary and historical women as role models

The more time I spend reading, writing, volunteering at the library, and exploring what I want to do with my life, the more I’ve learned that what I read and who I read about has influenced who I am and who I want to be. While I love Dickens, Steinbeck, Fitzgerald, and Shakespeare, my…

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Added by Jenna Sauber on April 12, 2015 at 9:00am — 7 Comments

Find Out the Title of Your Next Book Right Now!

Added by Lesley J. Vos on April 7, 2015 at 1:41am — No Comments

Finding Your Audience - Part II - Reviews

One of the hardest parts of "finding" your audience is actually connecting with it.  You might know who it is, but you also might not be able to find a way to make them find you.

Advertising is one way, but that can be expensive.   

It is interesting how many freebie book sites are online right now, and even a few review sites where you can submit your book to be reviewed - by an average reader.  As frustrating if not terrifying as this can be, it is actually a good exercise.…

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Added by Marguerite Arnold on March 31, 2015 at 3:37am — No Comments

Thought for the Day

Posted Thought for the Day, a quote from the Prologue of 'La rosa profunda' by Jorge Luis Borges:

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2015/03/thought-for-day_29.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on March 29, 2015 at 10:44am — No Comments

Check out my new weekly author guests for great reads:

 

For the romantic in you, try this contemporary romance:

http://www.booksandpaintingsbyjoanne.com/page29  

If its an Egyptian mythology thriller you want, this is it:…

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Added by JoAnne Myers on March 15, 2015 at 11:55am — No Comments

Childrens Book Just Published

A childrens e-book about a Jack Russell who discovers that his fear of change holds many suprises for him – a fun story for kids to learn about how life changes can become a happy experience.  Since Boulette is an American dog who ‘became’ French, the…

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Added by Kim Defforge on March 10, 2015 at 9:55am — No Comments

My New Weekly Guest Authors

If Steampunk is your thing, read this:…

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Added by JoAnne Myers on March 9, 2015 at 9:54pm — No Comments

Monday Muse: Poets on Poetry

Posted Monday Muse collection of quotes on poetry from Mary Szybist, Mary Oliver, Linda Gregerson, Jane Hirshfield, Andrew O'Hagan, Carl Phillips, Dawn Potter, and Paul Muldoon:

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2015/03/monday-muse-poets-on-poetry.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on March 9, 2015 at 7:25am — No Comments

Monday Muse on 'A Poet's Sourcebook'

Posted Monday Muse review of Dawn Potter's 'A Poet's Sourcebook':

http://writingwithoutpaper.blogspot.com/2015/03/monday-muse-on-poets-sourcebook.html

Added by Maureen E. Doallas on March 2, 2015 at 8:37am — No Comments

Reviewres wanted for Publishing House.

#REVIEW #READ #ROMANCE #FICTION #YOUNGADULT #WOMENFICTION #NONFICTION

 

I am the Marketing Director for WDA Publishing and we are in need of reviewers for our books.

All Books are available in PDF. If interested please inbox me.

 

Bella’s Choice KINDLE:

 

http://amzn.to/1H087SK

 

SAMSON

http://amzn.to/1vN9a0y

 

MANSCAPES…

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Added by Lynelle Clark on February 20, 2015 at 3:04am — No Comments

My New Weekly Guest Authors

If its true life, and danger you’re into. This is the one:

Connected: From Godfather to God-the-Father http://www.booksandpaintingsbyjoanne.com/page29



If you like romance and intrigue click here:

https://joannemyers.wordpress.com/2015/02/15/new-release-by-frank-scozzari/



If its werewolves and love you want:… Continue

Added by JoAnne Myers on February 18, 2015 at 9:52am — No Comments

Thoughts Behind Habits of Famous Writers

We are ladies who write. And it would be logical to suppose we read a lot too. Reading a book, we do not usually think about a personality of its author, about his/her motivation to write that book, about his/her habits that helped them finish that writing masterpiece...



After finishing the book, we start analyzing it. And what a big surprize it can become for us when we learn more facts about its writer and realize it was his/her... weird or even awkward habit that helped them…

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Added by Lesley J. Vos on February 10, 2015 at 3:07am — No Comments

Books on Writing to Improve Your Craft

No matter what stage you are in your writing career, there are always things to learn. Here are a list of books to guide you in your writing education.

Full post at:

http://www.deeconnell.com/writing-books-improve-craft/

Added by Dee Connell on February 7, 2015 at 11:57am — No Comments

My Interview with Giveaway

For mystery and danger w/giveaway

http://patyjager.blogspot.com/2015/02/murder-most-foul-joanne-myers-giveaway.html…

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Added by JoAnne Myers on February 4, 2015 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Looking for Blog Hops

Hello fellow members, if anyone is getting together a blog hop for authors I would like to be included. My email is joannemyers@frontier.com 

 

Thank you

Added by JoAnne Myers on February 4, 2015 at 12:54pm — No Comments

“Solo una Teoria” estratto in italiano

dal libro “Just a Theory”

di Annie Wood

“Hai mai avuto un déjà vu? "

«Me l'hai appena chiesto."

“E’ un po' come una commedia metafisica." Il professore ride.

Martin non riesce a trovare l’ironia in questo momento, e lancia uno sguardo severo al professore.…

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Added by Annie Wood on February 1, 2015 at 12:09pm — No Comments

The Agony . . . The Ecstasy . . .

Imagine the thrill of that first published book: your name on the cover, your words filling each page. Who needs a major publisher to promote and distribute when you are brimming with enthusiasm and have put aside a small sum for travel expenses? My novel, The Bone Weaver, semi-self-published by a small indie press, was going to sell; I would make that happen. And there would be bookstore readings and signings, flashbulbs (we're talking 2001, so no cell phone shots) and fans lining…

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Added by Victoria Zackheim on January 27, 2015 at 3:00pm — 14 Comments

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