Posts By: Ridley

Links: Tuesday, November 4th

Links: Tuesday, November 4th

November 4, 2014 Links 1

Today’s Links: The radical, romantic female gaze of Outlander – This fabulous essay by Jodi McAllister celebrates how the Outlander miniseries on Starz centers the female gaze and the desire of women who are attracted to men. In her famous… Read more »

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November Open Thread

November Open Thread

November 2, 2014 Open Thread 6

*tap* *tap* *tap* Is this thing on? Happy first of the month! Here’s what we read in October: Read a book with a marginalized character you want to recommend? Run across a terrible portrayal you want to warn others to… Read more »

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Links: Safer Blogging Edition

Links: Safer Blogging Edition

October 24, 2014 Links 4

In the wake of the past week’s Halestrom, I saw a number of people say they were afraid to keep blogging or reviewing. As I’m someone who’s been doxxed by an author and knows of at least two hate sites… Read more »

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#HaleNo Reviewing Blackout

#HaleNo Reviewing Blackout

October 22, 2014 Uncategorized 3

We here at LITM are choosing to join the reviewing blackout bloggers have organized as a reaction to Kathleen Hale’s stalking. From now until October 27th we’ll only be posting links posts and maybe an essay. This might seem like… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 21st

Links: Tuesday, October 21st

October 21, 2014 Links 0

Today’s Links: Why I trunked my novel – A white author who lived in Bangkok explains why they decided to scrap their Thai-set novel after seeing how people praised it as “exotic intrigue.” Regardless of my good intentions and how… Read more »

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Links: Kathleen Hale Edition

Links: Kathleen Hale Edition

October 19, 2014 Links 4

Today’s Links: ‘Am I being catfished?’ An author confronts her number one online critic – First things first, here’s Hale’s post in the Guardian where she admits to stalking a Goodreads reviewer for months before renting a car to drive… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 16th

Links: Thursday, October 16th

October 16, 2014 Links 4

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:… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 14th

Links: Tuesday, October 14th

October 14, 2014 Links 3

Today’s Links: “There’s not much interest in F/F.” Wait…what? – f/f author Andi Marquette talks about how “there’s no market for f/f romance” is both untrue and unfairly limiting. I’d also argue that it lets people off easy for marginalizing… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, October 11th

Links: Saturday, October 11th

October 11, 2014 Links 0

Today’s Links: Reading while Latina – Ana Canino Fluit (@anacoqui on Twitter) talks about reading romance as a Latina and which tropes and themes she particularly enjoys. I am Latina romance reader and reviewer. Born and raised in Puerto Rico… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 9th

Links: Thursday, October 9th

October 9, 2014 Links 2

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… Read more »

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