Posts Tagged: Racism

Links: Thursday, October 16th

Links: Thursday, October 16th

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Today’s Links: Everything Wrong With What John Grisham Said – There’s not much for me to add to this. Grisham said some reeeeeeealy messed up shit about childhood sexual assault and was vaguely racist about it to boot. Content Note: This post contains Grisham’s words and his defence of child… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 9th

Links: Thursday, October 9th

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Today’s Links: The growing, unavoidable toxicity of Twitter – Sunita’s post about some Twitter users’ less-than-helpful ways of showing support for Jane really reminded me of my STGRB ordeal in 2012. Every time people linked to a post about STGRB it signal-boosted my personal info posted on the site and… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 7th

Links: Tuesday, October 7th

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Today’s Links: Adobe is Spying on Users, Collecting Data on Their eBook Libraries – If you’re using the most recent version of Adobe Digital Editions – ADE4 – you should read this post about how it’s collecting your data. Adobe is gathering data on the ebooks that have been opened,… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, September 27th

Links: Saturday, September 27th

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Today’s Links: Ellora’s Cave Sues Dear Author Book Blog for Defamation – If you’re not on Twitter, you might have missed this little gem. Here’s something crazy. Romance publisher Ellora’s Cave has been having financial issues for the past year or so, but rather than sit down and fix them… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, September 25th

Links: Thursday, September 25th

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Today’s Links: “everyone was doing it then so nobody thought it was wrong” – MedievalPOC goes in on “that’s just how it was” and how that’s used to excuse the way things are today. What we have here is a near-terminal case of “Things Were Just Like That Back Then”…. Read more »

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Links: Saturday, September 20th

Links: Saturday, September 20th

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Today’s Links: Better, Less Offensive History – Olivia Waite attends her college reunion and some artwork she sees there leads to a great post about how historical romance whitewashes history. What matters, I think, are not so much the mistakes, but the mistakes we insist upon repeating. Repetition creates a… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, September 18th

Links: Thursday, September 18th

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Today’s Links: Brave New (Marketing and Promotion) World – Evangeline Holland talks about some of the ways she sees the romance community as having become much more about promo than discussion. A lot of what she writes about is why LITM doesn’t do buy links, giveaways, cover reveals or the… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, September 16th

Links: Tuesday, September 16th

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Today’s Links: A Rough Guide on Where to Find South Asian Lit – Swapna Krishna highlights some books and publishers to check out if you’re looking for South Asian fiction. So, if you’re looking for South Asian novels, where do you go? The surprising answer? Very small, independent, and often… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, September 13th

Links: Saturday, September 13th

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Today’s Links: You Never Forget Your First – I love these posts about the first romance novel people read. Mine was Gayle Callen’s Never Dare a Duke, which was full of every trope I’d DNF a book for now but completely entertained me at the time. It had a Nathan… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, September 9th

Links: Tuesday, September 9th

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Today’s Links: The ahistorical historical: we’re all id reading now – Sunita got her ranty pants on over historical details and her conclusions about id-reading really resonated with me. Everything in books lately seems to be there to deliver a certain emotional experience for the modern, “mainstream” reader. For example,… Read more »

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