Monthly Archives:: September 2013

Taking Him Down by Meg Maguire

Taking Him Down by Meg Maguire

September 30, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 4

Matchmaker Lindsey Tuttle is going through a rough patch in life. After moving to Boston from western Mass with her newly-minted lawyer fiance, she’s neither engaged nor sure if her relationship’s worth the effort any more. When the cocky, gorgeous, MMA fighter Rich Estrada kicks their ongoing flirtation up a… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, September 28th

Links: Saturday, September 28th

September 28, 2013 Links 5

Simpsons à la real life Personal, Political, Cultural: Parsing the Concept of Author Behavior in Goodreads Policy – When I said “no more Goodreads posts, I swear” I hope none of you believed me. Anytime I say I’m over some sort of drama, I am lying. Besides, this post is… Read more »

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My Fair Concubine by Jeannie Lin

My Fair Concubine by Jeannie Lin

September 27, 2013 Historical, Reviews 0

The Nobleman Who Turned a Tea Girl Into a Princess… Yan Ling tries hard to be servile—it’s what’s expected of a girl of her class. Being intelligent and strong-minded, she finds it a constant battle. Proud Fei Long is unimpressed by her spirit—until he realizes she’s the answer to his… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, September 26th

Links: Thursday, September 26th

September 26, 2013 Links 3

Grammar Grumble Mugs – Set of all 6 Why I Write Negative Reviews (Hint: Authors, it’s not all about you) – After all the recent drama, I appreciate the reminder about why we’re in the reviewing “business.” And if my reviews do, somehow, manage to “ruin” the author(s): how is… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, September 24th

Links: Tuesday, September 24th

September 24, 2013 Links 0

HOODFEMINISM | Life at the Intersection. – Feminist writers Mikki Kendall and Jamie Nesbitt Golden have launched a new feminist blog, and it looks pretty amazo. Hood Feminism hopes to accomplish what other sites haven’t. We don’t want to talk at folks; we want them to be part of the… Read more »

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Simple Jess by Pamela Morsi

Simple Jess by Pamela Morsi

September 23, 2013 Historical, Reviews 12

This is a repost of a review I posted years ago on Goodreads. I thought I’d post it here to show that it is possible to write a romance with a disabled character that I loved. Widowed mother Althea Winsloe just wants to be left alone to raise her young… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, September 21st

Links: Saturday, September 21st

September 21, 2013 Links 6

So all of book culture has lost its god damned mind and declared it open season on reviewers. The most recent episode is brought to you by Goodreads, who changed their Terms of Service without notice then deleted users’ shelves and reviews. Additionally, they’ve created the following helpful pop-up for… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, September 19th

Links: Thursday, September 19th

September 19, 2013 Links 5

Tatsuo Horiuchi | the 73-year old Excel spreadsheet artist 8 REASONS PEOPLE OF COLOR MUST RALLY FOR A LONG OVERDUE “WHITE HISTORY MONTH” – The “SPF50 NEVER FORGET” sign was pretty clutch. It’s tough out there for us pale folk. When I wrote an essay about white guys with Yellow… Read more »

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