Monthly Archives:: March 2014

Links: Thursday, March 6th

Links: Thursday, March 6th

March 6, 2014 Links 6

A cause I support 100% Triggered – The New Republic published an article the other day entitled “Trigger Happy: The ‘Trigger Warning’ Has Spread from Blogs to College Classes. Can It Be Stopped?” I thought it was both poorly argued… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, March 4th

Links: Tuesday, March 4th

March 4, 2014 Links 0

Verily I say unto ye The Girl Myth in YA Fiction (And Beyond) – Kelly Jensen talks about the ways gender influences how readers talk about book characters. We talk at lengths, however, about female characters’ likability. And it’s a… Read more »

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Bounce by K.M. Jackson

Bounce by K.M. Jackson

March 3, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 2 DNF

In keeping with my 2014 policy of reviewing more DNF’s, I’m going to talk about the first few chapters of K.M. Jackson’s Bounce. At it’s heart, Bounce is about a woman rediscovering herself. We meet Sabrina struggling to emotionally connect… Read more »

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March Open Thread

March 1, 2014 Open Thread 6

Happy first of the month! Read a book with a marginalized character you want to recommend? Run across a terrible portrayal you want to warn others to avoid? Just want to rant about the general state of the genre? Let… Read more »

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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… Read more »

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