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Writer’s Bone Podcast: James Rollins, Friend of Writer’s Bone, Focuses on ‘The Demon Crown’

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Good friend of the podcast James Rollins, author of the Sigma Force Series, talks to Sean Tuohy about his new novel The Demon Crown. James Rollins is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of international thrillers, translated into more than forty languages. His Sigma series has been lauded as one of the “top crowd pleasers” (New York Times) and one of the “hottest summer reads” (People Magazine). In each novel, acclaimed for its originality, Rollins unveils unseen worlds, scientific breakthroughs, and historical secrets–and he does it all at breakneck speed and with stunning insight. His newest novel, The Demon Crown, takes place off the coast of Brazil where scientists discover a horror-stricken sight: an island where all life has been…

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Throw the Ultimate Olympic Viewing Party with Cascade Ice Water — Plus, One Lucky Reader will WIN a Case of Cascade Ice!

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Have you been rushing home every day after work to watch the 2016 Summer Olympics? Is one of your favorite past times creating viewing parties around your current TV obsession? If my suspicions are correct, the following advice has you covered for the ultimate Olympics viewing party. Deck your house in gold, silver and bronze décor and gather around to watch the games with friends and family. If you’re feeling extra ambitious, create some Olympic-esque hurdles and other obstacle courses in your yard to get your guests moving. They’ll work up an appetite in no time. In honor of the host country, settle in with some traditional Brazilian eats. Fried bar foods like cod fritters or Pao de Queijo (bread balls…

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A May Playlist: Music To Make You Happy!

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The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and it’s finally time to put away those black pants and break out the colorful skirts (or shorts)! I don’t know about you, but once the time has come that I can open up my sunroof, I also need to have the perfect music to sing along to while the sun shines down into my car. There really is no better feeling. Whether you’re spring cleaning that dusty book shelf of yours, hiking the Appalachian Trail or simply relaxing in the warm sun with a good book, these songs will make you happy and get you in the springtime spirit.

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Raphael Montes’ Perfect Days Leaves You with a Thriller-Sized Book Hangover

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Isn’t it the absolute worst when you finish a book and all you have left are a ton of questions? #bookhangover! Well, that’s exactly what happened when I finished Raphael Montes‘ Perfect Days (Penguin Press, February 2016). The crime writer from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, had me literally on the edge of my seat from the very beginning and then… I fell off the chair. So what’s it about? Perfect Days, is the perfect thriller! Medical student, Teo, meets the girl of his dreams. But this is not your typical love story that comes to mind. Unfortunately, Teo and his newfound “girlfriend” are about to embark on a journey that they will certainly never forget… or will they? It’s seriously, Gone Girl meets Dexter; Secluded cabins meets…

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