Links: Tuesday, September 30th

Links: Tuesday, September 30th

September 30, 2014 Links 0

Today’s Links: Tuesday Talk-Time- Romance Sans Frontières – Shoma Narayanan talks about writing and reading romance as an Indian woman. So – romance in different cultures. It’s something I’ve thought about a lot in the last three years, ever since I started writing. My first book was also the first… Read more »

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Lord Carew’s Bride by Mary Balogh

Lord Carew’s Bride by Mary Balogh

September 29, 2014 Historical, Reviews 0

You’ve probably noticed that we’ve been pretty bad at posting reviews lately. We’ve all either got stuff going on or we bought new videogames we just can’t seem to stop playing and reading books and writing reviews has just not been happening. I didn’t want to go a full week… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, September 27th

Links: Saturday, September 27th

September 27, 2014 Links 2

Today’s Links: Ellora’s Cave Sues Dear Author Book Blog for Defamation – If you’re not on Twitter, you might have missed this little gem. Here’s something crazy. Romance publisher Ellora’s Cave has been having financial issues for the past year or so, but rather than sit down and fix them… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, September 25th

Links: Thursday, September 25th

September 25, 2014 Links 1

Today’s Links: “everyone was doing it then so nobody thought it was wrong” – MedievalPOC goes in on “that’s just how it was” and how that’s used to excuse the way things are today. What we have here is a near-terminal case of “Things Were Just Like That Back Then”…. Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, September 23rd

Links: Tuesday, September 23rd

September 23, 2014 Links 3

Today’s Links: Love and Sex in the Dark Future by Angelia Sparrow – Sparrow has a quick post here talking about love, sex and romantic relationships in dystopian worlds. Romance is all about transformation though the power of love. But what happens when love bumps its nose against control, against… Read more »

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Lie By Moonlight by Amanda Quick

Lie By Moonlight by Amanda Quick

September 22, 2014 Historical, Reviews 4

I thought I’d bring back another review, this time from 2005. I’m reasonably certain it’s Amanda Quick’s Lie By Moonlight. The original version of this had far more profanity with no title or character names.  Jayne Ann Krentz / Amanda Quick / Jayne Castle / Jayne Taylor / Jayne Bentley / Stephanie James… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, September 20th

Links: Saturday, September 20th

September 20, 2014 Links 0

Today’s Links: Better, Less Offensive History – Olivia Waite attends her college reunion and some artwork she sees there leads to a great post about how historical romance whitewashes history. What matters, I think, are not so much the mistakes, but the mistakes we insist upon repeating. Repetition creates a… Read more »

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Disability-Themed Romance Novels

Disability-Themed Romance Novels

September 19, 2014 Reading Guide 9

A few years ago, I did this post as an “If You Like…” over on Dear Author. Sadly, I don’t have any new books to add beyond a single, heavily-caveated rec for Sweet Annie but I thought I’d repost this with a few minor changes for anyone who hasn’t seen… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, September 18th

Links: Thursday, September 18th

September 18, 2014 Links 1

Today’s Links: Brave New (Marketing and Promotion) World – Evangeline Holland talks about some of the ways she sees the romance community as having become much more about promo than discussion. A lot of what she writes about is why LITM doesn’t do buy links, giveaways, cover reveals or the… Read more »

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Unexpected Interruptions by Trice Hickman

Unexpected Interruptions by Trice Hickman

September 17, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 2

You guys! I finished a book! (I kind of hated it, but that’s not what’s important here.) Trice Hickman’s Unexpected Interruptions had some fatal flaws in structure but a number of interesting elements. I’m honestly not sure if I’d read another book by the author. I might, because Hickman’s voice… Read more »

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