Posts Tagged: Disability

Links: Saturday, March 1st

Links: Saturday, March 1st

March 1, 2014 Links 4

Caturday is no laughing matter. Romance 101: Can romance novels turn non-readers into booklovers? – One of my favorite bloggers is Pamela/Badass Romance and this interview with her friend @RomanceProf Jessie Matthews, who teaches an undergraduate course on romance, is the kind of high-quality post that makes her such a… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 25th

Links: Tuesday, February 25th

February 25, 2014 Links 2

Young People Swap Clothes With Grandparents And Parents A Rape Survivor on Writing “Non-Con” – Belleau writes a powerful meditation on being someone who’s experienced rape and writing non-con erotica. As someone who’s experienced sexual assault and reads non-con erotica, I found myself nodding along with her post. Survivor or… Read more »

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Dirty Laundry by Heidi Cullinan

Dirty Laundry by Heidi Cullinan

February 24, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 2

One night on Twitter I asked people to let me know about books they knew dealt with disability and/or had PoC characters because it’s not easy to search for that on NetGalley or retailer sites. Heidi Cullinan tweeted me to suggest two of her books as fitting the bill, then… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, February 15th

Links: Saturday, February 15th

February 15, 2014 Links 1

Typical cat. Three Authors Discuss Their Favorite Romance Novels Featuring People of Color – Jessica W. Luther, whom we spoke to earlier in the week, posted a roundtable discussion with authors Suleikha Snyder, Farrah Rochon and our own Rebekah in Bitch magazine’s blog. Nice to see romance in a feminist… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, February 8th

Links: Saturday, February 8th

February 8, 2014 Links 1

Shetland Ponies in cardigans. THE SHORTLIST: Romance – Twitter was very excited on Friday to see romance in the New York Times Book Review. I hate everything, though, so I remain unimpressed to see fluffy blurbs of books in what is obviously a nod to Valentine’s Day. Sorry. When readers… 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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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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I’ll Catch You by Farrah Rochon

I’ll Catch You by Farrah Rochon

January 13, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 1

Rameau’s take on Farrah Rochon lined up with a free promo for I’ll Catch You. Kimani’s haven’t worked for me in the past, but this was a wonderful book. Payton is a former attorney looking to build a new career in sports management. Cedric is an NFL player with an image problem…. Read more »

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New Life by Bonnie Dee

New Life by Bonnie Dee

January 8, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 1

It was sometime back in spring that I ran across Jessica’s guest review of this book over at Radish Reviews. A romance between a 24-year old brain injured janitor and a brand-new lawyer sounded interesting and, based on Jessica’s comments, it seemed like it might also be a thoughtful take… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, January 4th

Links: Saturday, January 4th

January 4, 2014 Links 1

Kate Beaton’s Holiday Comics: 2013 Collection Why Procrastinators Procrastinate – This post and its follow-up describe my life perfectly. The Dark Playground and the Panic Monster are concepts I am intimately acquainted with. (h/t to NTE.) Let me start by saying that I’ve had just about enough of the irony… Read more »

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