Monthly Archives:: September 2014

Links: Saturday, September 6th

Links: Saturday, September 6th

September 6, 2014 Links 2

Today’s Links: The Man and the Hero – I’m not really a fan of the terms “alpha” and “beta” as terms to describe romance heroes and this post hits on some of the things I dislike about them. Yes, I know romance novels are all fiction. I just worry sometimes… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, September 4th

Links: Thursday, September 4th

September 4, 2014 Links 7

Today’s Links: Barbara Palmer: Why we read romance novels – Ostensibly this was written as a celebration of the genre, but I found it super patronizing. I’m sick of talking about women and women’s interests like we’re an alien or arcane entity that needs to be interpreted. “Women crave being… Read more »

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The Color of Love by Sandra Kitt

The Color of Love by Sandra Kitt

September 3, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 2

This book went on my shopping list a while ago when multiple people tweeted their excitement over seeing it released in ebook after it was published almost twenty years ago. When that wasn’t quite enough to get me over my wariness of cop heroes and click buy, I saw Kitt… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, September 2nd

Links: Tuesday, September 2nd

September 2, 2014 Links 2

Today’s Links: Middle School Teacher on Administrative Leave – Apparently a middle school teacher in Maryland has been suspended, subjected to a psych evaluation and moved to an “undisclosed location” for writing a sci-fi novel about a school shooting in the far future. This news story reads like a press… Read more »

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September Open Thread

September Open Thread

September 1, 2014 Open Thread 7

Happy first of the month! Here’s what we read in August: 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… Read more »

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