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Check Out What This Week’s AuthorBuzz authors have to say! Get free books, and more

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Dear Reader, See what this week’s authors have to say! In each AuthorBuzz note you’ll receive invitations to join contests, get free books, bookplates or bookmarks, read personal stories, and more. Dear Reader, Coop is back! You know that prosecutor Alex Cooper had a terrifying experience in her last outing, but she is back with Detective Mike Chapman – now her lover – still recovering from her ordeal but forced to deal with a murder case involving the father of an old friend. KILLER LOOK takes the players into the high- stakes world of the fashion industry….glamorous on the runway but lethal business when one of the world’s most iconic designers, Wolf Savage, is killed at the top of his game. I…

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Dear Reader, See what this week’s authors have to say! In each AuthorBuzz note you’ll receive invitations to join contests, get free books, bookplates or bookmarks, read personal stories, and more. Dear Readers, I’m thrilled to be able to introduce the MacKenzie Family World to you. I asked five of my favorite authors to create their own characters and put them into the world you all know and love. These amazing authors revisited Surrender, Montana, and through their imagination you’ll get to meet new characters, while reuniting with some of your favorites. These stories are hot, hot, hot—exactly what you’d expect from a MacKenzie story—and it was pure pleasure for me to read each and every one of them and see my…

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TED Talks: Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Knocks Down Stereotyping

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Stories are everywhere – our perspectives on culture and our own lives depend on the stories we hear, create and share. In her amazing talk from TEDGlobal 2009, Nigerian novelist and Beyoncé collaborator Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie discusses the importance of stories in the ways we build our perspectives about other people – and the critical disconnects that can occur by only listening to one story. Drawing from personal experiences with judging others and being judged for being Nigerian, she draws the parallels between single stories and stereotypes. In her words, “The single story creates stereotypes. And, the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. They make one story become the only story.” This…

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Read Personal Stories from This Week’s Authorbuzz Authors

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Dear Reader, See what this week’s authors have to say! In each AuthorBuzz note you’ll receive invitations to join contests, get free books, bookplates or bookmarks, read personal stories, and more. Dear Reader, Opposites attract…so what happens when two people are very much alike? In STRIPPED DOWN, playboy rancher Wynton Grant and good time girl, Melissa Lockhart meet at a wedding and the sparks fly between them—in a good way. One night of fun becomes more when a family emergency leaves Wynton shorthanded at the ranch. Melissa volunteers to help out. The time they spend together gives them both more than they bargained for—and learning to lean on each other is harder than they both imagined. I hope you enjoy this peek…

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