Posts By: Ridley

Links: Tuesday, January 20th

Links: Tuesday, January 20th

January 20, 2015 Links 3

Today’s Links: “Can’t we all just get along?” …No – Lately hockey Twitter has been inundated with blog posts calling for civility from women who call out people for saying sexist or bigoted things and I thought this reaction post… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, January 17th

Links: Saturday, January 17th

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Today’s Links: Queers Destroy Science Fiction! – This Kickstarter for an edition of LIGHTSPEED magazine written and edited by people who are LGBT looks interesting. “Why was this character gay? It didn’t add anything to the story.” “It was distracting… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, January 13th

Links: Tuesday, January 13th

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Today’s Links: Three Funerals That Shaped My Life – Jason Reynolds has a YA novel about a 17-year-old boy who works in a funeral home in Brooklyn and talks about funerals on Diversity in YA. You know what sucks? Death…. Read more »

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Links: Thursday, January 8th

Links: Thursday, January 8th

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Today’s Links: Why You Aren’t an LGBTQ Ally – Author Sasha L. Miller gives the eye to bloggers and publishers who claim the mantle of LGBTQ when they really just mean m/m. I swear, it’s not a week anymore if… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, January 6th

Links: Tuesday, January 6th

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Today’s Links: Romance and Feminism – A post from romance author Emma Barry about how the genre of romance isn’t feminist itself, but reading it and discussing it can be a feminist act. What I’m saying is that romance makes… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, December 18th

Links: Thursday, December 18th

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Today’s Links: Why Female Authors Get Angry at Erasure – I’ve refrained from linking to the Konrath brouhaha because the man’s ego doesn’t need more attention, but this reaction from Beth Revis is worth reading for how it gets to… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, December 16th

Links: Tuesday, December 16th

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Today’s Links: Fixing the Problematic Legacy of Romance/Erotica: Polyamory is NOT Cheating – @fangirlJeanne talks about seeing a book review give a content warning for consensual non-monogamy and term it cheating. While I’ve been browsing through what other readers have… Read more »

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The Duke’s Wager by Edith Layton

The Duke’s Wager by Edith Layton

December 12, 2014 Historical, Reviews 3

Edith Layton’s family recently re-released this as an ebook, so I thought I’d post my review of the old Signet edition. Romance readers often talk about their “conversion kits” to refer to romances they’d recommend to their genre-critical friends and… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, December 11th

Links: Thursday, December 11th

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Today’s Links: Dear Book World: Stop Making Excuses For Your Race Problem – A needed call for editors and other decisionmakers to put up or shut up on diversifying their lineups. The time for talk has passed. I understand, from… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, December 9th

Links: Tuesday, December 9th

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Today’s Links: The Sweetest Thing, by Deborah Fletcher Mello – Liz also reviewed The Sweetest Thing and she ended her review with interesting commentary about the state of criticism in romance circles. I feel that talking about the writing in… Read more »

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