Monthly Archives:: October 2013

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Links: Thursday, October 10th

Links: Thursday, October 10th

October 10, 2013 Links 2

This needs to be the cover of a romance novel. Pride and prejudice: Scotland’s complicated black history – Hat tip to Laura Vivanco for this link. May it breed plot bunnies. Black History Month has been held annually in the US since the 1920s and in the UK from the… Read more »

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Light by ‘Nathan Burgoine

Light by ‘Nathan Burgoine

October 9, 2013 Paranormal, Reviews 0

*A portion of this review appears on booklikes.com* Kieran Quinn is a bit telepathic, a little psychokinetic, and very gay—three things that have gotten him through life perfectly well so far—but when self-styled prophet Wyatt Jackson arrives during Pride Week, things take a violent turn. Kieran’s powers are somewhat underwhelming… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 8th

Links: Tuesday, October 8th

October 8, 2013 Links 2

The Changing Face of America – Photo Gallery The Changing Face of America – Another great look at how we construct race visually and socially. The U.S. Census Bureau has collected detailed data on multiracial people only since 2000, when it first allowed respondents to check off more than one… Read more »

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Daffodils In Spring by Pamela Morsi

Daffodils In Spring by Pamela Morsi

October 7, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 0

Daffodils In Spring was a 2011 freebie meant to promote literatureforallofus.org and honor it’s founder, Karen Thomson. In fact the cover model strongly resembles a younger idealized Thomson. She doesn’t fit the age of any particular character so I think she’s there to sell us on reading the story. Inside… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, October 5th

Links: Saturday, October 5th

October 5, 2013 Links 3

Parents of the year. Let’s Read About Sex – This link is for hate reading. Not only does the first writer dub the 1980s “the height of the feminist terror,” the article doesn’t include a single romance or erotica author. Writing about sex can be uniquely powerful — and perilous…. Read more »

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The Wrangler by Pamela Britton

The Wrangler by Pamela Britton

October 4, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 0

Samantha Davies is a former show horse rider who has shown up unannounced at Clint McAllister’s Montana ranch. Sam is losing her sight after suffering massive head injuries in the car crash that killed her parents a few months ago. Before she goes completely blind, she wants to see a… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 3rd

Links: Thursday, October 3rd

October 3, 2013 Links 3

How To Be A Professional Author And Decent Human On The Internet – An easy-to-follow multi-step guide to success. Step One 1) Set-up a Google Alert for your name. It is important to know if someone is talking about you or your work on the internet. 2) Make sure you… Read more »

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Art & Sole by Jane Gershon Weitzman

Art & Sole by Jane Gershon Weitzman

October 2, 2013 Non-Fiction, Reviews 0

Strictly speaking, Art & Sole doesn’t fit our concept. That said, if you spend very long in romance circles you will find that shoes are an amazingly frequent topic of conversation. If we made a word cloud, Zappos would dominate. I don’t know what it is about the shoe. Cinderella,… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 1st

Links: Tuesday, October 1st

October 1, 2013 Links 5

Disney princesses dressed as their princes Bad Sex in Romance Novels – This is looking at character-building bad sex, not funny ha-ha, poorly written sex. Good stuff. There comes a time when the flawless pistoning of hips starts to resemble a factory. Failure adds spice and interest, as well as… Read more »

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