Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Next Big Thing Wish List

Do you read? Do you love zombies or the men who fight them? Vampires who for some reason hang around high school girls? Kinky rich dudes? Then you my friend have been loving the shit out of the past few … Continue reading

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The Best Bad Sex Ever

I read Cecilia Grant’s A Lady Awakened in a trance, a state not unlike swimming through the deepest layers of a dream. I rarely reach that layer of involvement in my reading—not in “literary” and not in romance—and it’s the … Continue reading

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On Escapism in Historical Romance

I recently read Carrie Lofty’s His Very Own Girl, and it has thrown me into a mental tizzy regarding historical romance and escapism and what on earth it is I want from the historical subgenre. Such a tizzy, in fact, that I kind of … Continue reading

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