Romance, Historical, Contemporary, Paranormal, Young Adult, Book reviews, industry news, and commentary from a reader's point of view

About Robin Reader

http://dearauthor.com/author/janet/

isn't sure if she's an average Romance reader, or even an average reader, but a reader she is, enjoying everything from literary fiction to philosophy to history to poetry. Historical Romance was her first love within the genre, but she's fickle and easily seduced by the promise of a good read. She approaches every book with the same hope: that she will be filled from the inside out with something awesome that she didnʼt know, didnʼt think about, or didnʼt feel until that moment. And she's always looking for the next mind-blowing read, so feel free to share any suggestions!

Posts by Robin Reader:

Thursday News: The Authors Guild’s appeal, Underrated movies, below-stairs stories, Alice in Wonderland redux, and Plus-Size Barbie

Thursday News: The Authors Guild’s appeal, Underrated movies, below-stairs stories, Alice...

Authors Guild Appeals Google Decision – The Authors Guild provided notice that it is appealing Judge Chin’s dismissal of the Guild’s suit against Google. They did not file a brief, but their notice was filed in the Second Circuit, where the Author’s… more

Anxieties of Influence

Anxieties of Influence

As some of you already know, I lost my mom several weeks ago – suddenly and unexpectedly – right around the time of my last opinion post at Dear Author, Isn’t It Romantic?. I’m not telling you this for sympathy… more

Monday News: More self-publishing and subscription news, holiday gifts, publishing insights, intellectual property data, and opinions about women

Monday News: More self-publishing and subscription news, holiday gifts, publishing insights,...

Smashwords Website Revamp And Scribd Deal – Not only did Smashwords dramatically update and revise its website, but it has also entered into a distribution deal with Scribd, including Scribd’s new $8.99/month subscription service. According to Smashwords founder Mark Coker: “For Scribd’s… more