Looking to liven up your Facebook newsfeed? Or your newsreader updates? Check out these five Author Facebook and web pages.

Author Pages: Five to Try
Vivi Anna AuthorFor all things paranormal and kick-butt, Vivi has you covered.

Her Facebook page serves up daily chatter about vampires, werewolves, and other creatures of the night in books, film and TV.
Duncan M HamiltonAnyone who enjoys epic fantasy and swashbuckling adventure will enjoy Duncan's novel, The Tattered Banner, first part of the Society of the Sword trilogy. Check out his web page for updates.
Harvey ChuteLovers of YA, historical romance and mystery will enjoy this blog which has short essays on Harvey's family observations and small-town reminiscences, as well as updates about Harvey's upcoming book, "Stone and Silt."

The YA novel is set in 1860s British Columbia, in an era of gold-seekers and pioneer life, and follows 16-year-old Nikaia's race to solve a murder mystery after her father is falsely accused.
Size 12 By St Patrick's DayLooking to shed a few for the summer?

Come find out how Cherise, the author of "Dog Aliens," lost 90 pounds in 10 months, and has kept the weight off since March of 2012. You can follow her blog progress, Flylady-style, to see what she did on each day to lose those extra pounds.
Zoe YorkThis working mother and busy wife somehow finds time for writing romance novels like "What Once Was Perfect."

Zoe writes modern, sexy small town romances, and her Facebook page is a great way to get a sneak peek at her next book, get recommendations for other books that Zoe loves, and connect with her on common interests - this summer, hopefully books and beaches!