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Blog tour, day 30

Captain's Log, Stardate 09.30.2008 The complete schedule of the Single Sashimi blog tour is here. Anne Dayton and May Vanderbilt chat with me about writing and I'm sorry (not really) but my snarkiness comes out. Imagine that.

Excerpt - THE PERSONIFID INVASION by R.E. Bartlett

Today's Wild Card author is: R. E. Bartlett and her book: The Personifid Invasion Marcher Lord Press (October 1, 2008) You can live forever in your new artificial body...but are you alone in it? In the future, you can transfer your consciousness insot an artificial body--known as a personifid--and cheat death indefinitely. But human beings aren't the only ones who want those bodies--Interterrestrials have found that personifids will house them very well, too. Ashley is trapped in San Edhem, a city where Interterrestrials and humans struggle for control of the personifids. Can her siblings, Aphra and Antha, rescue her before she is lost to them forever? Marcher Lord Press officially launches on October 1: http://www.marcherlordpress.com/Launch.htm They will be giving away amazing bonus gifts to everyone who purchases Marcher Lord Press novels on opening day. Whether you're a voracious reader, an up-and-coming novelist, or you're just buying this for you

Blog tour, day 29

Captain's Log, Stardate 09.29.2008 The complete schedule of the Single Sashimi blog tour is here. Tyora Moody and I did a really cool podcast

Excerpt - SOS FOR PMS by Mary Byer

Captain's Log, Stardate 09.29.2008 The SOS for PMS: Practical Help and Relief for Moms by Mary Byer In her latest book, Mary explores an often frustrating topic, the symptoms of PMS, and offers practical advice and encouragement for mothers. Readers will find comfort in the stories shared by other moms, realizing that they are not alone in their struggles with PMS. With this book, you will find suggestions designed to inspire healthier lifestyles, relationships, and daily choices for all women. Gather any group of moms together and the topic of frustrating PMS symptoms rises up in conversation along with the guilt and concern about its effects on family members. Now Mary Byers, author of The Mother Load, offers mothers encouragement, help, and camaraderie as she shares: ~women's stories-the good, bad, and the hopeful ~overlooked symptoms and how to manage them ~foods and activities to avoid or indulge in God's first aid for stress, depression, and anxiety

Excerpt - John 3:16 by Nancy Moser

This week, the Christian Fiction Blog Alliance is introducing John 3:16 Tyndale House Publishers (September 9, 2008) by Nancy Moser ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Nancy Moser is the author of three inspirational humor books and eighteen novels, including Solemnly Swear , Time Lottery , a Christy Award winner, and her latest historical, Washington's Lady . Nancy and her husband Mark live in the Midwest. She’s earned a degree in architecture, traveled extensively in Europe, and has performed in numerous theaters, symphonies, and choirs. She gives Said So Sister Seminars around the country, helping women identify their gifts as they celebrate their sisterhood. She is a fan of anything antique—humans included. Find out more at Nancy Moser.com and Sister Circles.com ABOUT THE BOOK Five people looking for a reason to keep living are about to find it in the last place they expect... In my usual "big cast" style comes a story of what happens when one man puts his f

Excerpt - The Miracle Girls by Anne Dayton and May Vanderbilt

div align="center"> Today's Wild Card authors are: Anne Dayton and May Vanderbilt and their book: THE MIRACLE GIRLS FaithWords (September 8, 2008) Ana Dominguez was happy in San Jose, but everything changed when her dad moved the family to Half Moon Bay, California, to open a law practice. Her parents think she's settling into her new school nicely, but she has them fooled. Riley, the most popular girl in school, has picked Ana as enemy #1, and Tyler, Ana's crush, doesn't even know Ana exists. When Ana ends up in detention with Riley, her life suddenly changes. When Ana, Riley, Christine, and Zoe share their essays on "The Day My Life Changed," it turns out they have more in common than they ever would have imagined. Now as Ana lives out her faith, she and Zoe are determined to befriend Riley and Christine. But the drama of high school life has only just begun. . . . ABOUT THE AUTHORs: Anne was born in San Jose, California, where sh

Excerpt - HERO, SECOND CLASS by Mitchell Bonds

Today's Wild Card author is: Mitchell Bonds and his/her book: Hero, Second Class Marcher Lord Press (October 1, 2008) Have at You! Cyrus Solburg is a young man who dreams of becoming a Hero in a fantasy world in which Heroes owe monthly dues and Villains are allowed only one eclipse per fiscal quarter. Cyrus becomes the apprentice to Sir Reginald Ogleby, also known as the Crimson Slash, a towering swordsman with a titanic sword and a penchant for self-narrating his own battles. It's up to Reginald to train Cyrus in the essentials of Heroism so that one day, at the conclusion of his first Quest, Cyrus may become a Hero, Second Class. More is afoot than the routine of training in the arts of Heroic Derring-Do, however. A bona fide Arch-Villain is on the loose. And this Villain is particularly interested in Cyrus, not least because of how Cyrus seems to have magic coming to him in spite of himself, resulting in tremendous disruption of the magical planes. Entering into th