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Condescension, Crosstalk, and why Connie Willis’ Misunderstanding of the Romance Genre is a Deal Breaker for Me

When I first heard about Connie Willis’ book Crosstalk, it sounded like a bunch of fun. I put it on my wishlist and dropped a bunch of hints that I’d be open to reviewing it even if I had to … Continue reading

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[Rant]Too Many Alpha Male Assholes

Content warnings for mentions of sexual assault/”so-called-seduction” and generally awful behavior from these main characters Why is it that in many romance novels, the word ‘alpha’ is often synonymous with ‘asshole’? I don’t know why we’re getting this influx of … Continue reading

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