Posts Tagged: Multicultural Romance

Yours to Keep by Serena Bell

Yours to Keep by Serena Bell

November 22, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 8

I heard about this book on twitter, when Ridley asked if any Latinas wanted to review a book featuring an undocumented Dominican heroine. I jumped at the chance after reading a review that focused mostly on the hero. He sounded like a jerk, but it was the heroine I was… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, November 21st

Links: Thursday, November 21st

November 21, 2013 Links 0

People of Color in European Art History Love in Colour: Multicultural and Interracial Romance Novels – Mindy Hung is over at The Toast talking about multicultural romance. She offers some quick reviews of a handful of titles, then asks for recommendations in the comments. The lack of crossover, however, often… Read more »

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Harmony by Sienna Mynx

Harmony by Sienna Mynx

November 20, 2013 Historical, Reviews 3

Someone on Twitter, probably Evangeline Holland, suggested I try Sienna Mynx if I was looking for interracial romance. When I was browsing the author’s backlist this particular title jumped out at me because of the attractive cover, but the Jazz Age Harlem setting and black jazz singer paired with a… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, November 14th

Links: Thursday, November 14th

November 14, 2013 Links 0

Found it, Shel Silverstein. In Hookups, Inequality Still Reigns – I meant to add this to Tuesday’s links. Still, I found it interesting how easily everyone seemed to downplay the importance of female orgasm. One woman says she finds making a man orgasm to be empowering, while the man is… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, November 12th

Links: Tuesday, November 12th

November 12, 2013 Links 2

Pictures From Poppa – A tumblr of pictures her grandfather took, starting when he shipped out to Germany in 1945 during WWII. Mind the Queue: Privilege, Diversity and Romance by Suleikha Snyder – Snyder’s response to the Brockmann article is spot on. While it’s great to see more white authors… 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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Links: Saturday, October 19th

Links: Saturday, October 19th

October 19, 2013 Links 3

Emotional Rollercoaster Abortion in Romance: A Closer Look – Abortion in romance seems to be a hot topic lately. Jessica takes an in-depth look at a Harlequin Medical romance and what it says about women who choose to end a pregnancy. My experience reading Harlequin Medical romance is that they… Read more »

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Taking Him Down by Meg Maguire

Taking Him Down by Meg Maguire

September 30, 2013 Contemporary, Reviews 4

Matchmaker Lindsey Tuttle is going through a rough patch in life. After moving to Boston from western Mass with her newly-minted lawyer fiance, she’s neither engaged nor sure if her relationship’s worth the effort any more. When the cocky, gorgeous, MMA fighter Rich Estrada kicks their ongoing flirtation up a… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, September 19th

Links: Thursday, September 19th

September 19, 2013 Links 5

Tatsuo Horiuchi | the 73-year old Excel spreadsheet artist 8 REASONS PEOPLE OF COLOR MUST RALLY FOR A LONG OVERDUE “WHITE HISTORY MONTH” – The “SPF50 NEVER FORGET” sign was pretty clutch. It’s tough out there for us pale folk. When I wrote an essay about white guys with Yellow… Read more »

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A Deal and A Confession

A Deal and A Confession

September 16, 2013 Opinion 5

The Deal: Kobo is having an awesome sale through the end of the month. Using the coupon code “sept50″ gets you 50% off, and you can use it multiple times. The Confession: I totally planned to run a post today about the author vs. reviewer vs. authors who are also… Read more »

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