Monthly Archives:: February 2014

In Her Corner by Vicki Essex

In Her Corner by Vicki Essex

February 7, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 2

I enjoyed Essex’s 2013 release, Back to the Good Fortune Diner, so when Brie tweeted about In Her Corner earlier this week it didn’t take much for me to decide to buy the book. I’m not the biggest fan of romances featuring MMA fighters as it’s hard to reconcile HEA… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, February 6th

Links: Thursday, February 6th

February 6, 2014 Links 7

Saved From The Paper Drive – A collection of pulp novel covers. African American Romance: My Take, Your Thoughts by La-Tessa Montgomery – This post reminded me of the discussions we had here around the Multicultural Romance Roundtable post. How many white readers who participated and said they want more… Read more »

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Night Whispers by Alisha Rai

Night Whispers by Alisha Rai

February 5, 2014 Reviews, Urban Fantasy 2

If I learned one thing from Isaac Marion’s Warm Bodies, it was that zombies and romance don’t mix. Then Alisha Rai proved me wrong. In three or four generations this world will be ashes, Shadows, and survivors. The government is split and so are people. Humans did this to themselves… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 4th

Links: Tuesday, February 4th

February 4, 2014 Links 3

Deal with it. Adobe to Require New Epub DRM in July, Expects to Abandon Existing Users – This new Adobe DRM looks like an enormous mistake. I guess I need to find a way to download epub books without using ADE. What a mess. The tl;dr version is that Adobe… Read more »

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The Jade Temptress by Jeannie Lin

The Jade Temptress by Jeannie Lin

February 3, 2014 Historical, Reviews 0

The Jade Temptress technically has a March release date. I’ve stopped advance reviewing because people find it annoying, but Harlequin has a history of early release in it’s e-store and I wanted to talk about something I liked for a change. We’ll keep it spoiler free. A few pages in to The… Read more »

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February Open Thread

February 1, 2014 Open Thread 1

Happy first of the month! Read a book with a marginalized character you want to recommend? Run across a terrible portrayal you want to warn others to avoid? Just want to rant about the general state of the genre? Let ‘er rip in the comments. Nothing is off topic, but… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, February 1st

Links: Saturday, February 1st

February 1, 2014 Links 8

Cats Taking Selfies Has Romance Fiction Been Struck by Lightning? A conversation with author Cecilia Tan – Normally I skip over author interviews in my feed reader, because they’re usually wicked boring, but Pamela of Badass Romance asks really good questions and Tan gives some interesting answers. Cecilia Tan: Let… Read more »

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