Tag Archives: Ruthie Knox

Reading Between the Throwaway Lines: Feminism and Romance, Again

Book Thingo is hosting a series featuring romance readers’ responses to Anna Goldsworthy’s essay “Unfinished Business: Sex, Freedom and Misogyny.” The two posts so far, from Jodi McAlister and Jessica, are great reading. One line in particular, from Jessica’s post, has stuck with me: … Continue reading

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Boxes, Blurbs, Big Boy

Some random thoughts, all to do in some way with fitting–or not–into boxes. Blurbs and Boxes By now most people have probably seen that Mills & Boon-dissing review of Laura Vivanco’s book. (I’m not linking it directly because, though they deserve … Continue reading

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Short and . . . Reviews: Part II

Short and  . . . not romance It’s contemporary fiction, though, so I’m throwing it on the pile. The cover and blurb of Helen Smith’s Alison Wonderland led me to expect a chick-lit mystery: “After Alison Temple discovers that her … Continue reading

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