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Most Challenged Books of the Year & Vampire Writing Contest: Top Stories of the Week

For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including our vampire-themed writing contest, free samples of the most challenged books of the year Samuel L. Jackson‘s picture book campaign video (embedded above).

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1. Read Free Samples of the Most Challenged Books of the Year

2. Robert Gottlieb Responds to Penguin Lawsuit: ‘Authors Beware’

3. Samuel L. Jackson Reads ‘Wake the F*** Up’ to Support Barack Obama

4. Free Sites to Promote Your eBook

5. 90+ Published Novels Began as NaNoWriMo Projects

6. 99-Cent Sale Sweeps Self-Published Bestsellers List

7. 50 Shades of Infographic

8. Harper Voyager to Accept Unagented Manuscripts for Two Weeks

9. Book Centerpieces for a Wedding

10. Rewrite Victorian Vampires for Fun & Prizes

 

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