Posts Tagged: C Minus

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Covet Thy Neighbor by L.A. Witt

Covet Thy Neighbor by L.A. Witt

January 27, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 7

In one of my links posts last week, I mentioned wanting to read a romance featuring a religious or atheist character where there was no conversion narrative. That caught the attention of Riptide editor Sarah Frantz, whom I’ve talked to on Twitter for years, and she offered me a copy… Read more »

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The Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin

The Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin

January 17, 2014 Fantasy, Reviews 0

One of the side-effects of contributing for this blog is that I’ve started to actively seek out POC authors in other genres too. Last autumn, I suggested my local library acquire this trilogy and in December I got a message telling the books were waiting for me.   The Hundred… Read more »

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A Dream Defiant by Susanna Fraser

A Dream Defiant by Susanna Fraser

November 11, 2013 Historical, Reviews 7

I picked this one up a while ago based on the unusual pairing for a regency, and then promptly forgot about it since my TBR is out of control. When I was ranting again on Twitter about how hard it is to find romance with POC characters, someone brought it… Read more »

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The Sinful Art of Revenge by Maya Blake

The Sinful Art of Revenge by Maya Blake

October 28, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 7

I have a complicated relationship with Harlequin Presents. On the one hand, they’re a seductive fantasy, like a contemporary fairy tale. They take place in a world where wealth and privilege have made it so the only challenges left to the characters are the interpersonal. Everything external drops away to… Read more »

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The Arrangement by Mary Balogh

The Arrangement by Mary Balogh

August 27, 2013 Historical, Reviews 5

Some books permanently change the reader / author relationship. Having loved Mary Balogh since her earliest days I half-heartedly defended her previous disability themed books but still cringed when she announced The Survivor’s Club series. There are authors that do disability well, and then there’s Mary Balogh. Her disabled characters are… Read more »

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