File this under “where have I been” but apparently Paramount is engaged in some egregious whitewashing in the Airbender movie. Aspiring author, Ellen Oh, writes about how whitewashing is racist. There is a site devoted to the Airbender casting fiasco (all the heroes are white and the bad guy and secondary characters are ethnic characters).(…)
Back in June or so, some bloggers formed a group blog called DIKladiesrule. It’s a fun place that features interviews with authors and alot of book chat about the bloggers’ favorite books. About late June, Dear Author started a feature called “If You Like” based upon the shelftalkers at bookstores. It came to my attention(…)
As I wrote in my last ATBF column, I know these results will be discussed elsewhere online. And some of those who write elsewhere online are semi-active on our forums. I’ve not checked, but have they suggested their readers participate? I know we share some readers, but by no means all, and it would make(…)
The All About Romance Reader’s Top 100 Poll is out now. Maybe I can convince my blogging partners to do a table comparison as we did in the past. AAR also has an analysis of the poll available.