Monthly Archives:: September 2013

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Links: Tuesday, September 17th

Links: Tuesday, September 17th

September 17, 2013 Links 1

I’m going to do this links post a bit differently and use it to catalog some of the key posts in the ongoing discussion book culture is having about reviewers, authors, and reviewing books as an author. So much has been said already that any post I wrote would basically… Read more »

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A Deal and A Confession

A Deal and A Confession

September 16, 2013 Opinion 5

The Deal: Kobo is having an awesome sale through the end of the month. Using the coupon code “sept50″ gets you 50% off, and you can use it multiple times. The Confession: I totally planned to run a post today about the author vs. reviewer vs. authors who are also… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, September 14th

Links: Saturday, September 14th

September 14, 2013 Links 1

Artist Collaborates with her 4-Year-Old Daughter to Create Amazing Illustrations Tumblr explains the Macklemore hate – This doesn’t have much to do with anything here, but it was too good not to share. we’re not mad at macklemore. or— well, we are mad at macklemore, but we’re more mad at… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, September 12th

Links: Thursday, September 12th

September 12, 2013 Links 4

Disabled People Are Sexy – Truth in advertising. Communities: You Got Your Industry in my Fanwork – While this post is talking about SFF and television fandoms, I found much of it relevant to Romancelandia’s struggle with reader-author interaction. Over the last few years many previously fannish book blogs I… Read more »

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A Woman Entangled by Cecilia Grant

A Woman Entangled by Cecilia Grant

September 11, 2013 Historical, Reviews 1

While I admired much about Cecilia Grant’s debut novel, I didn’t love it. A Woman Entangled caught my eye because it promised all the things I love most. Class conflict. Toxic family dynamics. Social climbing beauties. Younger sons. I was ready for Grant to bring it on. Ultimately the experience… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, September 10th

Links: Tuesday, September 10th

September 10, 2013 Links 2

History according to Tumblr. Romance Debate part one – why Anachronist doesn’t like the genre – I do like romance, obviously, and I can’t really argue with these points. After writing several nasty reviews of romantic fiction (because nothing makes my inner demon more active than a bad romance) I… Read more »

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How To Ruin Your Series For Me In One Easy Step

How To Ruin Your Series For Me In One Easy Step

September 9, 2013 Opinion 28

Today’s post is from our friend Alicia, and she hits the nail on the head. You can find her on Goodreads.  It is probably something that didn’t even cross your mind. Or, at least, I hope it didn’t. You wanted to include some diversity in your cast of characters. So… Read more »

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Veiled Desire by Alisha Rai

Veiled Desire by Alisha Rai

September 7, 2013 Contemporary, Erotica, Reviews 0

Leyla Karimi can’t help herself. If her smoking-hot neighbor’s going to walk around in his underwear with no blinds in the windows while she’s sitting on her back patio one night after work, well, she’s just going to go ahead and watch. Nevermind that Dr. Mason Barrett is four years… Read more »

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