May 26, 2016
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Sonny Hayes Talks about Gambling, Goons and “US vs. Welkner”

I used to gamble fairly regularly. I wasn’t in to the loan sharks, as the book’s protagonist is, but I was quite familiar with the bookies and their chrome revolvers and the giant pair of goons typically flanking them.

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How a Kickstarted Novel Inspired a Publishing Career

We’ve interviewed dozens of writers who started out indie only to sign with a traditional publisher. But this is the story of an author who, after slogging through the work required to create his own book, decided that it might be interesting to start a publishing company of his own.

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Michael Phillip Cash Discusses His Inspiration for “Monsterland”

A misguided teen must save his date in a theme park, whose main attractions – real werewolves, vampires and zombies – descend the place into chaos.

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Julia Fox Talks About “And Then There Were Three: Sixty-Seven Letters to Sasha”

This autobiographical memoir documents the challenges that still face members of the LGBT community, especially those in countries where being homosexual is still considered an abnormality.

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Paul Proffet Talks About “CrossBack”

“CrossBack” is crying out for readers who are thirsty for something a little different.

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Clinton E. Day Explains How to “Set Your Own Salary”

Wannabe entrepreneurs should read the book to learn how to deal with challenges creatively, save time and money, and think outside the box.

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Suzanne Falter Talks About “Transformed: San Francisco”

Charley McElroy is a handsome, well-heeled travel writer and CIA informant who also happens to be an F to M transman. And he’s having a midlife crisis.

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Sandra Bullock Smith talks about “Trading Places: Becoming My Mother’s Mother”

It is a memoir filled with respect, compassion and love, as well as life lessons and lessons learned.

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Sheila Flaherty Explains “East of Mecca”

“East of Mecca” is a harrowing story of love and betrayal, a family’s tragic undoing, the transcendent power of friendship, and the ultimate price of oppression.

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Deborah Bladon Talks about the Easiest (+ Hardest) Parts of Self-Pubbing

The NYT and USA Today bestselling author has written 32 novellas (parts of serials) and four stand alone books.

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Robb F. Thinks “Maybe God Has a Better Idea”

If anyone is going through a tough time in their own life and reeling from the emotional and other effects, then they most certainly need to read this book!

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John Gaiserich Talks About “The Prelapsarians”

It’s a novel that offers a complete reading experience, with ample quantities of both visceral action and character intimacy.

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What, Me Query?

When life gives you lemons, don’t make lemonade. Nope. Instead, snatch up the biggest juiciest lemon, and you hurl that mo-fo back as hard as you can.

and then there
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Julia G. Fox on “And Then There Were Three: Sixty-Seven Letters to Sasha”

When gay marriage was legalized in the United States on June 26, 2015, it appeared as though the last major hurdle for LGBT rights was finally overcome. While this is a major milestone in the journey for equal rights, there is still a long way to go before global tolerance can be achieved.

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Hank Quense Talks about “Moxie’s Decision”

There are two reasons why someone should read this book. The first is entertainment. The book is filled with satire and humor. The second is a need to escape from the harsh reality of the modern world. Take a mental health break!

love, chloe
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Alessandra Torre Talks Love, Hybrid Publishing + To What Book She Owes Her Career

New York Times, USA Today + Wall Street Journal bestselling author has written eleven novels, five of which have become #1 Erotic Bestsellers

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Andrew Diamond talks about “Warren Lane”

Will Moore sat in a lounge chair by the hotel pool in his Bermuda shorts and white polo shirt, browsing through photos of escorts on his phone.

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William Poe on “Endings: Poetry and Prose”

Dead ends, murderous deeds, and unfulfilled lives all combine in a unique collection of poems and stories acknowledging that sometimes things just don’t work out.

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William Poe on “Endings: Poetry and Prose”

Dead ends, murderous deeds, and unfulfilled lives all combine in a unique collection of poems and stories acknowledging that sometimes things just don’t work out.

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Jeb Kinnison on “Shrivers: The Substrate Wars 3”

An entertaining look at a future where technology has freed humanity from poverty and war, yet faces real problems coping with its own violent nature.

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Donna Mabry on Starting to Write at Sixty + Where She Finds Inspiration

Donna’s latest book, Maude–which became a #1 bestselling self-published nonfiction book on Amazon–is a deeply personal account of her grandmother’s life in Detroit during the 1900s.

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Ryan Kane Talk About “From the Big Bang to Your Cells: The Remarkable Story of Minerals”

I was interested in learning more about minerals and all they do in our bodies. So I looked for books that were about mineral nutrition and I found very little.

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James Force on “2016”

I wanted to write the kind of book that I like to read: both fast-paced and suspenseful while also having a strong/smart plot.

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Lauren Blakely on Inspiration, Dirty Talk and Light Bondage

With nine New York Times bestsellers, her sexy, contemporary titles have also appeared on the USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists more than three dozen times.