Posts Tagged: Disability

The Wrangler by Pamela Britton

The Wrangler by Pamela Britton

October 4, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 0

Samantha Davies is a former show horse rider who has shown up unannounced at Clint McAllister’s Montana ranch. Sam is losing her sight after suffering massive head injuries in the car crash that killed her parents a few months ago. Before she goes completely blind, she wants to see a… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 1st

Links: Tuesday, October 1st

October 1, 2013 Links 5

Disney princesses dressed as their princes Bad Sex in Romance Novels – This is looking at character-building bad sex, not funny ha-ha, poorly written sex. Good stuff. There comes a time when the flawless pistoning of hips starts to resemble a factory. Failure adds spice and interest, as well as… Read more »

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Simple Jess by Pamela Morsi

Simple Jess by Pamela Morsi

September 23, 2013 Historical, Reviews 12

This is a repost of a review I posted years ago on Goodreads. I thought I’d post it here to show that it is possible to write a romance with a disabled character that I loved. Widowed mother Althea Winsloe just wants to be left alone to raise her young… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, September 12th

Links: Thursday, September 12th

September 12, 2013 Links 4

Disabled People Are Sexy – Truth in advertising. Communities: You Got Your Industry in my Fanwork – While this post is talking about SFF and television fandoms, I found much of it relevant to Romancelandia’s struggle with reader-author interaction. Over the last few years many previously fannish book blogs I… Read more »

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Links: Friday, August 30th

Links: Friday, August 30th

August 30, 2013 Links 0

A Probing to Remember by Kathereen Chowdy – This Photoshop sight gag Tumblr occasionally riffs on old Presents covers. This one was amazingly apropos. In Search of Lesbian SFR: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly – Author Cathy Pegau guest posts at the science fiction romance blog The Galaxy… 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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The Story Guy by Mary Ann Rivers

The Story Guy by Mary Ann Rivers

August 15, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 9

Heads up: I’m going to discuss what some might consider spoilers below. Carrie West, city librarian, has hit a bit of a rut in her life. She’s just canceled an Alaskan cruise after breaking down in tears (at work!) at the idea of playing the thirty-something year old third wheel… Read more »

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The Heiress Effect by Courtney Milan

The Heiress Effect by Courtney Milan

August 13, 2013 Historical, Reviews 3

My abiding love for Courtney Milan books is well documented. You should know that I have neither objectivity nor credibility on this subject. (Which means you should totally read every Courtney Milan review I ever write because the breakup is going to an epic bit of room clearing.) ANYWAY. The… Read more »

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