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Not Just Your Ordinary Day

Her destination is new to her, but she is ready for this adventure expecting nothing and anything to happen as she starts out on this day trip. She boards the train alone for a destination new and ...
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   This is a bsic storyline with vague scenes. It draws a persons attention in and intrigues them into wanting to read more. It is a book about exploring the world and yourself. It starts out ordinary but turns into an adventure.

 

   This seems to be very good. I am actually interested in reading it. It has a almost realistic quality in the way the words are written. But that's just the summary. The actual book could be as different as the day from the night. Plus when you start reading the book the details may change from what the reader thought they would be.

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15 great books for grads | Bern Dibner Library

15 great books for grads | Bern Dibner Library | Books | Scoop.it
The Bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology strives to offer exceptional service by acquiring, organizing, and providing access to information resources, specializing in the fields of science, engineering and technology management.
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   The bern Dibner Library of Science and Technology provides a wide variety of books, in many different topics to it's community members. The library strives for exceptional service. It is a library that many should visit if looking for a good read. It aquires, organizes, and provides access to informational resources that are based in the world of science. Other topics that are easily found are engineering a technological management.

 

   The article describes the place very well. It also highlights the good qualities of the library and mentions the name. To atract even more readers they include a picture of some of the books you can find there. Many readers are interested in non-fiction books a s well. This library seems to be a good place for them to visit.

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Why Female Authors Tend To Get Girly, Cheesy Book Covers - DesignTAXI.com

Why Female Authors Tend To Get Girly, Cheesy Book Covers - DesignTAXI.com | Books | Scoop.it
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   This eqplains most readers question as to why female writers get such cheesy, mushy-gushy covers for their books. For some people it goes unrealized. Especially when the authors books are romantic fiction. A person will see it and think that it's all about true-love and following your heart. But it's not, "don't judge a book by it's cover".

 

   I think that this article has a good read into the exploits of publishing companies. They try to get you to think one thing about a book when really it could be about something totally unexpected. But that doesn't necessarily mean that it is. But what it makes me think is that publishers are trying to get male writers and lose the females. That idea makes me think that they are a little like masochists of the modern age.

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Laura Brown's comment, May 18, 2013 10:03 AM
I think publishers just don't understand that women are not all about romance, cosmetics and family. Look at the greeting cards and compare cards for Mother's Day and Father's Day, those are the stereotypical image of women and men as seen by the media/ publishers. Things like greeting cards and book covers are very slow in changing, they cling to old standards and stereotypical images for a long time.
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Amazon.com: Alliji "God's girl"'s review of Leiyatel's Embrace (The Dica Series)

Amazon.com: Alliji "God's girl"'s review of Leiyatel's Embrace (The Dica Series) | Books | Scoop.it
RT @Clive_SJohnson: Please have a look at @onisha's review of Leiyatel's Embrace - 'Fantasy fans should love this book'.

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   This website is very modern with language but still seems apropriate. It gives reviews to the books from critics which alerts other authors to what not to do in their books. But more importantly it helps them to know what is good to do in their books. It also gives you a description of the literature under scrutiny. It is a good website to look at.

 

   The article decribes where the critics think the author may have gone wrong in their stories. But what a person thinks is "in the eye of the beholder" right? So the authors can get confused whenone critic comments that one part of the book was bad, but the other parts were good, and another critic comes along and says the opposite. It is (nonetheless) a good site to check on, giving people ideas about their own personal storiies.

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Sci-fi author John Scalzi on digital publishing, feminism and the Cubs - 77Square.com

Sci-fi author John Scalzi on digital publishing, feminism and the Cubs - 77Square.com | Books | Scoop.it
Sci-fi author John Scalzi on digital publishing, feminism and the Cubs 77Square.com John Scalzi's science-fiction novel "The Human Division" features characters in genetically engineered green super-bodies who jettison around the galaxy, meeting...
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   Author John Scalzi tries to help writers with his thought process and ways of technology. His Sci-Fi novel "The human Division" tells about his interests and what he is good at writing. This is a site for young writers to visit if they want to write science fiction book/novel. Reading the book is even better because it gives you experience in reading science fiction, and gives you the knowledge as to how to write it.

  

   This website seems very good and authentic. I would suggest it to other writers so as to get "help" from another author without vague answers. "Read the book to find out" is a popular saying and it stands true to writing books as well as reading them. I would almost bet that it would be something an author would tell an aspiring young writer. Besides, it seems like an interesting book.

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Fiction Books | ‘Bohemia’ by Veronika Carnaby

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Teaser Tuesday ... http://t.co/pWOa64K6rW
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   This is very interesting and tingles the senses into craving the words from a book. The article gives some names and summaries. But it mostly teases you and draws you towards that specific book. It is a type of article that could esily be used as a commercial. It is called "Teaser Tuesday".

 

   The article draws a person towards the book of fancy. The genres are mostly fiction and fantasy. The person who writes the articles is very good at their job. It really attracts a persons attention and keeps it in check long enough to intrigue them. It seems to work and is very interesting.

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Curse of Atlantis

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There are 3 books in the Atlantis series: Hidden Courage, Tomb of Atlantis and Curse of Atlantis. Please see recommended order of reading below.

Hidden Courage: is the prequel in the… read more at Kobo.
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   This tells about the book and what the title's are in this seeming trilogy. It gives off a good price and suggests that you recommend them to your friends. The title offers a air of mystery and ancient times, instilling you with a need to read the book. You may or may not like it but it still wouldn't be a waste of money. It is an encouraging site.

 

   I think it gives too little detail because it doesn't get you all that hooked on the book itself. What it really does is get you interested in the mystery of it. But the mystery of the story and the actual story are to completely different things. One cannot easily distinguaish them unless you are an avid reader or a potential author. But not all of those who can distinguish the difference has to be. But it makes it much easier to see.

 

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All Things Fantasy Daily

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All Things Fantasy Daily, by Anastasia V Pergakis: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos. (All Things Fantasy Daily is out!
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   This gives a good idea as too what kinds of fantasy are out there and how to spot them. The website also gives descriptions, posts, comments, and criteria on the different sources of fantasy. But unknown to the authors is if a critic is behind some comment, or a regular person. Thart seems to work because then the authors take all the messages to heart. It's pretty much a blog.

 

   It seems to be a good source of information when it comes to fantasy. You automatically have to take all reprimands and good words to herat because you don't know who is a critic and who isn't. It makes a mystery that most do not want solved. That is just what happens too. It doesn't get solved, but making everyone happy.

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The Untold Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Luke Benjamen Kuhns: 9781780922430: Amazon.com: Books

The Untold Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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   Amazon.com:books is a site that tells you what books there are for sale. It also tells you how much they are going for at the lowest, and gives a description. That way you aren't buying a book without knowing what it's about. The websie is also kind enough to tell you when a books price drops and how much it originally cost. The best thing that the site does, is tell you just how much you would be saving on that particular book.

 

   I would say that the site is a very good one to look to if you are interested in buying books. I wouldn't say it's no good if you are looking to write one though. It is always best to read other authors works, especially if they are on the best seller list, and see what people are into nowadays. Amazon.com is not always trustworthy because it takes a while to fully update a system so filled with books and their prices. But it is still a good site to check out.

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New Smashwords Survey Helps Authors Sell More eBooks

New Smashwords Survey Helps Authors Sell More eBooks | Books | Scoop.it
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   This website tells how writers are still learning even when they have been writing books for several years. The website also gives advice to said writers as to how to improve their book sales. They say that to improve your books sales, you must adjust it as if it has knobbs and screws in it. Tweak it till it seems just right. If you do then the sales rates are supposed to go up.

 

   I think that this website is a good source of information. It seems to be authentic as well as well researched. I would personnally use this website to correct a book if I decided to write one. It helps to have websites like this because then you can keep up with what's going on in the real world. Not just what's going on in the world of your story.

 

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