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On Compelling Fiction

You guys, I don’t ever go in the romance section. No–that came out wrong. I totally spend time in the romance section when I’m alphabetizing and updating the front list with new books and pulling books to send back to … Continue reading

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On the Romanticizing of Abusive Relationships

I love books. I’m a book person. I like reading them, I like rearranging them on my shelf, I like recommending them without provocation to strangers. I buy them like other women buy shoes, and for many of the same … Continue reading

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Hard Limits; or, a rather ranty review of FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James (NSFW)

Recently, people absolutely lost their junk over this book. And, being a bookseller and a person who is generally interested in books, writing, and the book industry, I figured I might read it. Let me say a few things before … Continue reading

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