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[Friday reads | fiction] The Girlfriend, by Abigail Barnette

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The Girlfriend, by Abigail Barnette (ie, Jenny Trout, my idol), is the sequel to the much-loved The Boss. I was lucky enough to win a copy in the giveaway she held in August. I read the first five chapters before Pirates and Faeries, and now I’m trying to ration myself on the rest of them. When I finished The Boss,… Read more »

Blog Tour: Gabriel Fitzpatrick’s “These Days” Post

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Today I’m hosting Gabriel Fitzpatrick, one of the Literary+ writers, on a blog tour for his new book Rmnce! These Days ‘These days’ was the first expression which ever came to turn my stomach. Never before the moment when I first came into the full realization of its implications can I recall feeling disgusted by a linguistic concept. Since then… Read more »

30 in 30: Day 21 (more Kushiel spoilers, be warned)

Favorite romantic/sexual relationship (including asexual romantic relationships) Phedre/Joscelin, Kushiel Series. I would classify them as a romantic relationship between a sexual and asexual person. Yes, they make love, and yes, Joscelin enjoys it — but he’s still pretty asexual. You can be asexual and enjoy sex. It’s just…not necessary for life. Sexual people (like Phedre, and the writer of this… Read more »