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Book Review: SEEKER, by Arwen Elys Dayton

SEEKER, by Arwen Elys Dayton

Quin, Shinobu and John—three very different young people with three very different destinies that are compelled to intertwine. All three train to be a Seeker, but each for a different reason. Quin seeks to bring about justice and set things right. Shinobu wants to please his father and be near Quin. John has ulterior motives and a promise he needs to keep to someone. The only problem is: None of them have any clue what’s in store for them, and becoming a Seeker isn’t what any of them believe it to be.

Fast-paced, quick action and never a really dull moment can be found in this book. While I wouldn’t necessarily call it a page-turner, you definitely won’t find many moments in which you’re compelled to skim or skip anything, because everything has a purpose and the action just never lets up.

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Author Interview: Dr. J. R. Paine, D.Sc. & Dr. S. N. Gupta, Ph.D.

“Dear God, Let Me Lose Fat, Amen”

by Dr. J. R. Paine, D.Sc. & Dr. S. N. Gupta, Ph.D.

Excerpt:

Dear God, Let Me Lose Fat, Amen holds every dieter’s hand and walks them through their inner body, introduces them to their stomach, cells, tissue, heart and other vital organs. The E-School provides 24/7 personal trainer 24/7 pinups. All dieters and non-dieters can avail themselves of instant help when they get the urge to splurge.

The vast community of dieters should seek the advice and consent of their own personal physician for their special and specific health needs before they decide to diet or not to diet.

AUTHOR INTERVIEW:

It’s rare today to find an author who does nothing but write for a living...

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Interview with Author Amir Makin

Amir Makin

A Worthy Muslim
www.unworthymuslim.com

Amir Makin found Al Islam on an unexpected yet fruitful journey to Africa. Having always been intrigued with issues of the oppressed masses, he quickly learned how this way of life directed all to defend and protect the indigent from tyranny while preserving the dignity of the dispossessed. Since that time, he has instilled in himself and advanced the type of analysis that leads to positive change throughout society. He has since immersed himself in the study of developing solutions to communities most disaffected. He regularly gives lectures and seminars on manhood training and development, and different areas in need of social justice...

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Author Interview with Paul Kiritsis

Paul Kiritsis Bio:

I was born in Melbourne, Australia to Greek migrants in 1979 and together with my younger brother who is five years my junior, was reared in a somewhat overprotective environment by my grandmother since both my parents worked full time. I quite freely admit I was spoilt from a young age as there was nothing my parents wouldn’t do to satisfy my young ego. If you’re remotely familiar with Greek culture and Greek migrants in particular, this type of red carpet treatment is quite common if not painstakingly regular. Greek parents exist for their children. ‘Everything we do we do for you,’ is something my ears have heard innumerable times over. In their eyes, their dreams are exalted when you succeed in becoming a valuable and successful citizen of society...
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Author Interview: Michaela Riley

Michaela Riley was born in 1960 and grew up in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia in a town that borders the Ohio River and is surrounded by beautiful rolling hills.

As a child Riley would spend most of her time reading every book she could carry home from the school library. She admits, “Being a writer was a fairytale for some else’s life. Then I found a story that needed to be told.”

During her college years and after completion of her active duty tour during the Gulf War, she supported herself in a variety of healthcare positions. She plans on retiring from the Army Reserves this year and smiles as she says, “It was the best job and career I have ever had. I love my country.”

Nearly twenty six years later Riley has completed a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and a M...

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Author Interview: Charlie Hills

Author Bio Charlie Hills,
author of Why Your Last Diet Failed You

Charlie Hills has been working on an epic fantasy novel like no other for the past fifteen years. And now, after years and years of research, hard work, and completely wearing out two thesauruses, he spits out this completely different book which has nothing to do with his primary writing passion: a book about dieting. After all, what the world needs is another dang diet book.

As far as the epic fantasy novel goes, he’s currently working on his second paragraph.

Author Interview:

Do you have a ‘real’ job other than writing, and if so, what is it? What are some other jobs you’ve had in your life?

Charlie Hills: By day I’m a software developer. And I’ve been doing that, oh, just about every day for the past twenty years...

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Author Interview: Christie Silvers

Author Bio

Christie Silvers is a wife, mother, and writer. She resides in north Georgia with her husband and three daughters. She is the oldest of three children born to Ricky and Lynn Grant.

At a young age, Christie would devour any and all books that she could get her hands on. She loved reading anything that was adventurous and new. She was always the girl with a book in her hands.

At the age of seventeen, she married her high school sweetheart and they began their long journey together. At the age of nineteen, they were graced with the birth of their first daughter. Christie became a stay at home mom from that moment on.

Over the years, Christie thought that she would enjoy writing a book. She started many, but never found a subject that intrigued her enough to finish...

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Author Interview: Rick R. Reed

Author Bio Rick R. Reed

Rick R. Reed’s most recent published work includes a thriller about a serial killer using a gay hookup website to find his victims called IM (Quest Books, May 2007); a tragic vampire love story set in 1950s Greenwich Village and modern-day Chicago called In the Blood (Quest Books, September 2007); and a paranormal page-turner about a psychic reluctantly caught up in the murders of two teenage girls in her small western Pennsylvania town called Deadly Vision (Quest Books, January 2008).

Other published novels include A Face Without a Heart (a modern-day version of Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray), Penance, and Obsessed. His horror short story collection, Twisted: Tales of Obsession and Terror was published in April 2006.

Upcoming novels include a sexy thrille...

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Author Interview: Lily Ratliff

Author Bio Lily L Ratliff


Author Lily L. Ratliff is a teacher by profession who has a passion for writing. She has taught elementary and middle school English and reading for ten years. Lily has served in many ministry capacities, from singing in her local church choir to teaching Sunday school and reading enrichment for the youth in her community.

She has a master’s degree in reading education and an education specialist degree in educational leadership. Lily currently resides in Lithonia, Georgia with her daughter, Asia Denise.

Author Interview:

It’s rare today to find an author who does nothing but write for a living. Do you have a ‘real’ job other than writing, and if so, what is it? What are some other jobs you’ve had in your life?

Lily L. Ratliff: I am a teacher by profession...

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Author Interview: Shalya “Shay” Crape

Author Bio Shalya Crape:

I was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio and I am the youngest of five kids. I currently reside in Milwaukee, Wisconsin along with my fiancé, my twin boys, and my daughter.

I have always dreamed of being a writer since I was a kid. My mother could always be found reading a book and that is what started my love for reading. As I got older the books I would read inspired me to try and write. My first story I had ever written was a short story on Sherlock Holmes for an English assignment I had my junior year in high school. My teacher said I was one of the best writers in the class and she really enjoyed reading it.

From there I took that as motivation to one day pursue my dream...

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