Monthly Archives:: March 2014

Links: Tuesday, March 18th

Links: Tuesday, March 18th

March 18, 2014 Links 2

17 of the Most Amazing Treehouses From Around The World Where Are the People of Color in Children’s Books? – Walter Dean Myers writes about how not seeing himself represented in fiction affected him as a child, why he writes juvenile fiction and how he worries about the future of… Read more »

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Secrets And Saris by Shoma Narayanan

Secrets And Saris by Shoma Narayanan

March 17, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 1

After reading The One She Was Warned About I wanted to check out another book by Narayanan. Secrets & Saris surprised me by being having some fairly controversial content. Shefali Khanna is a recently jilted bride overseeing a child care center in a new town. Neil Mitra is a television… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, March 15th

Links: Saturday, March 15th

March 15, 2014 Links 3

Had a rough week? Here’s a cat napping. Unlikable Heroines – Erin Satie writes about the oft discussed “unlikable heroine” and wonders what we mean, exactly, when we use the terms likable or unlikable. When I dislike the protagonist, I do not care. And, before too long, I do not… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, March 13th

Links: Thursday, March 13th

March 13, 2014 Links 7

Toronto, 24 hours apart. PSA: Authors, Write Books, Not War – I don’t know what to make of this Heidi Cullinan post. On the one hand, she’s correct that nothing you do online is private and can and will be seen by readers, but I don’t know that never reviewing,… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, March 11th

Links: Tuesday, March 11th

March 11, 2014 Links 2

F/F Books with WOC Characters/Protagonists Abundant Reading – Liz’s post on book buying, the TBR pile and long books really resonated with me. I’m guilty of pretty much everything she mentions. Most of my reader friends know that the effect of too many books TBR can be the feeling that… Read more »

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Buttercup by Sienna Mynx

Buttercup by Sienna Mynx

March 10, 2014 Historical, Reviews 0

After reading Harmony by Sienna Mynx, an interracial romance between a black jazz singer and a white mobster in Jazz Age Harlem, I got a craving for romance set in the 20s and 30s. I bought an f/f by Colette Moody and this book, and Meoskop’s DNF review didn’t dent… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, March 8th

Links: Saturday, March 8th

March 8, 2014 Links 0

Cat has no time for your nonsense on this Caturday morning. Love, color, and blindness – It seems like a bunch of “love is blind” posts made the rounds recently, and Sunita weighs in with where they fall down for her. Color doesn’t play the same role in every person’s… Read more »

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Happily Even After by Lena Matthews

Happily Even After by Lena Matthews

March 7, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 10

Two kids and a divorce later, Creigh De Luca figures she’s pretty much done with diapers and late night feedings. That is until a little blue stripe turns her world upside down. Never in a billion years would Creigh have thought she’d become pregnant from a one-night stand, nor could… Read more »

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