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Links: Friday, February 27th

Links: Friday, February 27th

February 27, 2015 Links 0

Today’s Links: Paying my respects to Bertrice Small – Romance pioneer Bertrice Small, whose historical sagas packed with kinky sex were many readers’ first tastes of romance, died Tuesday at the age of 77. There’s also a longer obituary at… Read more »

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Bertrice Small’s Big Shoes

Bertrice Small’s Big Shoes

February 25, 2015 Opinion 0

Bertrice Small. Wow. Smart Bitches Trashy Books has a pretty perfect tribute up on their page today, and I’m sure many are doing the same. Really, you only need the one. I finished it and wanted to applaud. Small was an author… Read more »

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Rise by Karina Bliss

Rise by Karina Bliss

February 23, 2015 Contemporary, Reviews 0

I loved What the Librarian Did. I loved the book and its hero enough to name a then GR shelf after him. I loved the heroine’s strength and how the story subtly undermined one of the most irritating romance tropes:… Read more »

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Is It Right To Get Hellish?

February 20, 2015 Opinion 0

LITM has been pretty quiet due to Boston turning to ice and the release of That Movie. I haven’t read a single page in weeks. It’s difficult to ignore the promotional tie ins and chatter. When I was living in an… Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, February 18th

Links: Wednesday, February 18th

February 18, 2015 Links 7

Today’s Links: On concern trolling & the policing of reading or why I’m not talking about that book with you – When it comes to problematic books, I’m all about pointing out the problems. But, a lot of the Fifty… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, February 14th

Links: Saturday, February 14th

February 14, 2015 Links 6

Today’s Links: Perceptions of Diversity in Book Reviews, Part 1: "Scarcely Plausible" – Malinda Lo has put together a fabulous series looking at how reviewers talk about diverse themes in their reviews of YA lit. Not all reviews discuss diversity… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 10th

Links: Tuesday, February 10th

February 10, 2015 Links 3

Today’s Links: Home Is a Complicated Place – YA author Renée Watson talks about growing up in Oregon as a black girl and watching gentrification change her community. For Maya Younger, the main character in This Side of Home, home… Read more »

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