Is It Right To Get Hellish?

February 20, 2015 Opinion 1

LITM has been pretty quiet due to Boston turning to ice and the release of That Movie. I haven’t read a single page in weeks. It’s difficult to ignore the promotional tie ins and chatter. When I was living in an… Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, February 18th

Links: Wednesday, February 18th

February 18, 2015 Links 7

Today’s Links: On concern trolling & the policing of reading or why I’m not talking about that book with you – When it comes to problematic books, I’m all about pointing out the problems. But, a lot of the Fifty… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, February 14th

Links: Saturday, February 14th

February 14, 2015 Links 6

Today’s Links: Perceptions of Diversity in Book Reviews, Part 1: "Scarcely Plausible" – Malinda Lo has put together a fabulous series looking at how reviewers talk about diverse themes in their reviews of YA lit. Not all reviews discuss diversity… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 10th

Links: Tuesday, February 10th

February 10, 2015 Links 3

Today’s Links: Home Is a Complicated Place – YA author Renée Watson talks about growing up in Oregon as a black girl and watching gentrification change her community. For Maya Younger, the main character in This Side of Home, home… Read more »

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I Love You Just the Way You Are

I Love You Just the Way You Are

February 9, 2015 Opinion 11

Today’s post is from Jessica Tripler, aka @RRRJessica. She writes about romance for Book Riot and at her personal blog, Read, React, Review. She’s also a Red Wings fan, but nobody’s perfect. Sometimes when I’m talking about the romance genre with… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 3rd

Links: Tuesday, February 3rd

February 3, 2015 Links 1

Today’s Links: You Talking To Me, Sonali? (an authenticity in diversity a-ha moment) – This short post from Sonali Dev is a clever observation of the details that make an author’s voice authentic. The point here is that despite the… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, January 29th

Links: Thursday, January 29th

January 29, 2015 Links 0

Today’s Links: Sex in Europe: Gender and Sexuality in European Popular Culture – Someone, maybe RRRJessica, tweeted a link to this academic journal that looks interesting. What is European popular culture? And how does it represent gender and sexuality? These… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, January 27th

Links: Tuesday, January 27th

January 27, 2015 Links 1

Today’s Links: Ankara Press – A couple people tweeted a link to this new romance imprint of a Nigerian publishing house. From the excerpts it seems like the books have an almost chick lit sort of vibe. Anyone looking for… Read more »

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