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The Slump Buster

Mark Grace is attributed with coining the phrase “slumpbuster.” He was on the radio show, Jim Rome, when he described it as finding fattest gnarliest chick you can uncover, and you lay the wood to her Grace also refers to… more

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Product Placement in Books

When I first heard of Julia Quinn’s 2nd epilogues, my first thought was “oh no, what are publishers going to do next.” But publishers, who apparently are feeling the bite of falling profits from just publishing books, are constantly looking… more

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You Might Be a Fangirl If . . .

So in blogs this past week and part of last has been the topic of rabid fangirls. I think we can blame Solaine for stirring the pot that might have been filled by Sarah McCarty’s post over at Let’s Gab…. more

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Notice to Commenters

The comment thread for the False Advertising is now closed. Any further comments on this topic can be made here. Please remember that the comment section is for discussion of the review or topic. It is not a place to… more

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The Threeway

No, no, no, Gentle Reader, not the Ellora’s Cave Threeway. I’m talking Love Triangles. Some readers love them. Lisa Kleypas gave a synposis of her contemporary due out in 2007 over at AAR. It features a Love Triangle between one… more