Posts By: Ridley

Links: Saturday, March 14th

Links: Saturday, March 14th

March 14, 2015 Links 1

Today’s Links: Sir Terry Pratchett, renowned fantasy author, dies aged 66 – Oh man, this made me so sad! I was sobbing like a favorite relative had died. There isn’t enough space here to say how much I loved his… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, March 10th

Links: Tuesday, March 10th

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Today’s Links: Character Catnip – This was a lovely post from Ana Canino Fluit about what she looks for in a book’s characters. I ended up thinking about that post for a long while. I was particularly struck by the… Read more »

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Links: Friday, February 27th

Links: Friday, February 27th

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Today’s Links: Paying my respects to Bertrice Small – Romance pioneer Bertrice Small, whose historical sagas packed with kinky sex were many readers’ first tastes of romance, died Tuesday at the age of 77. There’s also a longer obituary at… Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, February 18th

Links: Wednesday, February 18th

February 18, 2015 Links 7

Today’s Links: On concern trolling & the policing of reading or why I’m not talking about that book with you – When it comes to problematic books, I’m all about pointing out the problems. But, a lot of the Fifty… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, February 14th

Links: Saturday, February 14th

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Today’s Links: Perceptions of Diversity in Book Reviews, Part 1: "Scarcely Plausible" – Malinda Lo has put together a fabulous series looking at how reviewers talk about diverse themes in their reviews of YA lit. Not all reviews discuss diversity… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 10th

Links: Tuesday, February 10th

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Today’s Links: Home Is a Complicated Place – YA author Renée Watson talks about growing up in Oregon as a black girl and watching gentrification change her community. For Maya Younger, the main character in This Side of Home, home… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 3rd

Links: Tuesday, February 3rd

February 3, 2015 Links 1

Today’s Links: You Talking To Me, Sonali? (an authenticity in diversity a-ha moment) – This short post from Sonali Dev is a clever observation of the details that make an author’s voice authentic. The point here is that despite the… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, January 29th

Links: Thursday, January 29th

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Today’s Links: Sex in Europe: Gender and Sexuality in European Popular Culture – Someone, maybe RRRJessica, tweeted a link to this academic journal that looks interesting. What is European popular culture? And how does it represent gender and sexuality? These… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, January 27th

Links: Tuesday, January 27th

January 27, 2015 Links 1

Today’s Links: Ankara Press – A couple people tweeted a link to this new romance imprint of a Nigerian publishing house. From the excerpts it seems like the books have an almost chick lit sort of vibe. Anyone looking for… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, January 22nd

Links: Thursday, January 22nd

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Today’s Links: TBR Challenge Read: The Burnt Toast B&B by Heidi Belleau and Rachel Haimowitz – Jessica reviewed a m/m romance with a trans hero in it over at Read React Review. I was asking on Twitter a couple of… Read more »

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