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The Best Cliffhanger Endings Of The Past 15 Years
By Dawn Raffel, Oprah.com
Here they are -- the books that left us breathless in the last 50 pages. Some are traditional thrillers, some whodunits and some roller-coaster novels.
The Delicious Evil Of The Cliffhanger Ending
If there's anything I love to hate more, it's a cliffhanger. I will spend an entire novel hoping for one, while praying to the book gods that I'm wrong. I'm invested emotionally, allowing the author to string me along, hoping the characters pull through unscathed.
The Art of the Cliffhanger
Author of Primacy, Cadaver Blues, The Dark Pool and the Bomb S...
Every genre novel is a novel of suspense. The literary novelist desires the reader to ask, "What does it mean?" The genre novelist wishes more than anything to hear the reader ask, "And then what happened?"
Fortune 500 Parking $1.6 Trillion Overseas, Theoretically Enough To Cover Bush Tax Cuts: Report
But that money mountain is overseas, and corporations are scratching and clawing to keep it there, untaxed, forever -- even
Sheldon Adelson's Fiscal Cliff Dividend Recouped A Year Of Campaign Spending In ONE Day
In other words, by taking a dividend ahead of the fiscal cliff, Adelson has possibly saved himself (and cost the government
William Dudley: Political Dysfunction On Fiscal Cliff Imperils U.S. Economy
"Failure to reach a credible [budget] agreement would suggest a degree of political dysfunction that would undermine U.S
Goldman Sachs CEO The Latest Hypocrite With Terrible Fiscal Cliff Ideas
Or, as FT Alphaville's Cardiff Garcia put it yesterday, only funnier and more succinctly: Unlike some other Wall Street CEOs
Lloyd Blankfein Compares Fiscal Cliff To World War II
Blankfein has said he supports long-term deficit reduction instead of immediate cuts. He said in September that "you can't
Someday This Fiscal Cliff Panic's Gonna End: Seven And A Half Things To Know
All grandparents are required by law to have earthlink email addresses. — Nic Cage Match (@NicCageMatch) November 26, 2012
Lloyd Blankfein, Terry Lundgren, Doug Oberhelman To Meet With President Obama On Fiscal Cliff: Report [UPDATED]
"If their companies save billions in tax dollars, corporate profits will soar — and CEO pay will skyrocket too," the authors
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Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini Threatens Layoffs If Fiscal Cliff Deal Fails [UPDATE]
Cutting the budget too quickly can have negative economic consequences, according to some economists. Three hundred and fifty
Here's Hoping Obama's Fiscal Cliff Summit With CEOs Devolved Into Screaming And Dish-Throwing
Managing Editor, Business and Tech, The Huffington Post
We know nothing about President Obama's meeting on Wednesday with CEOs to discuss the fiscal cliff. But we can hope that it was hostile and unproductive, because the CEOs are hypocrites with terrible ideas.
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'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation' Finale Cliffhangers: One Shot, One Quit, Two Kidnapped (VIDEO)
It's a good thing "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (Wed., 9 p.m. ET on CBS) has already been renewed for a thirteenth season
'Mockingjay' Fever: Is It Possible To NOT Read Collins' Book Quickly?
Like many others I began Mockingjay yesterday morning expecting to be done the same day. I stopped at points to do other
The 5 Most Maddeningly Unresolved TV Plotlines
Writing TV shows is hard. We think. Actually it probably depends on the show. Either way, with all those characters and plotlines
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