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Go Paranormal This Halloween With Our Endorsed Paranormal Books Collection

All Hallows Eve is nearly upon us, which means our doorsteps are about to get haunted by…GASP mini Miley Cyrus impersonators! Oh, and maybe some ghosts, witches, and vampires too. But seriously, I’m much more terrified of Miley. Sure, the … Continue reading

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Amazon Matchbook: Book Bundling Has Arrived

About a year ago I wrote a blog post about how I was desperate for the book publishing industry to start bundling books like they do blu-ray movies. I wanted to be able to purchase a paperback/hardback copy of a … Continue reading

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Authors: To Curse or Not To Curse in Your Novel

Picture this: You’re relaxing in the park with a book. It’s a warm summer day, and you’re reading happily along, when you come across an f-bomb. Does it shock you? Offend you? Or do you not even notice? There are … Continue reading

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How Should You Read an Amazon Review? With a Grain of Salt.

Ever read a bad book? We all have. And we never want to do it again, right? It wasted our time and our money. So how do you avoid making a face so angry someone just has to capture it … Continue reading

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Compulsion Reads Endorses 100 Books and Counting

Did you know that the average American reads 15 books per year? Well, here at Compulsion Reads, we far exceeded the average reader within the first months of opening our proverbial doors. In fact, in just over a year (literally … Continue reading

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Compulsion Reads Turns One

Woot Woot! That’s right. July is the one-year anniversary of Compulsion Reads! I still remember sitting across the table from Leslie at our usual Starbucks hangout in 2011 when she pitched me this crazy idea. We’d both recently self-published our … Continue reading

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How to Find Free Ebooks!

Want to know what my favorite thing about ebooks is? They are usually much cheaper than their physical counterparts! What’s even cooler, though, is that there are a lot of authors who will put their ebooks on sale–or even make … Continue reading

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Our Reviews Are Now Reaching More Readers

The number of books published and self-published each year is mind numbing. As a reader, discovering new authors and books to read can be tantamount to climbing Mount Everest without the aid of a Sherpa. Many readers and authors have … Continue reading

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Are Libraries Becoming Obsolete?

When I was a kid, going to the library was a pretty big deal. I had my own library card (it was an assignment from school to get one) and I went there every two weeks with my grandma to … Continue reading

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Your Dad Deserves The Gift Of A Great Story

Father’s Day is here, and if you are like thousands of other procrastinators out there you probably haven’t nabbed your dad the perfect gift yet. If your dad is like my dad, he has everything he wants, so buying presents … Continue reading

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Daily Writer Inspiration

I finally had everything I’d ever wanted. I was exactly where I wanted to be. So Why couldn’t I just enjoy it?

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