Category Archives: Sunday Salon

Sunday Salon: The Critical Role

Earlier this month, Slate published a piece with the deliberately rage-baiting title, “Against YA.” The piece aggravated me, primarily because it set up a false binary of YA=simplistic and adult=complex. There’s also the problem that I don’t think the article’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: The Language of Book Reviews

One of my favorite things about the online book community is the way it allows us readers to chat about books in the way we prefer. Anyone with a computer and a basic facility with writing can share his or … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Literary Lines and More

One of my favorite coffee mugs features a famous line from Jane Eyre: I am not a bird, and no net ensnares me; I am a free human being with an independent will. It’s a great line—and one that stands … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Holy Crap Books and More

It’s been ages and ages since I’ve done one of these. I got bored of writing about general bookish topics and couldn’t think of anything new. On top of that, I’ve been busier than usual this year and haven’t had … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: Lots of Book News

It’s been a while since I’ve done a Sunday post, but there’s been a lot going on, so I wanted to take a little time to share and get your thoughts. The big news this week was that Goodreads was … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: 2012 in Review

I’m a little reluctant to post this today because there are still two more days left in the year, and I plan to spend most of today and tomorrow reading, so whatever I say today is subject to change. Last … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: On the Horizon

This is the time of year when everyone seems to be making plans for next year. I’m seeing mention of reading challenges, lists, and resolutions. My own plan is mostly to continue with not having much of a plan. I’m … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: When Bloggers Disagree

When I hear stories about how vicious and nasty the Internet can be, I breathe a sigh of relief that the corner of the Internet that I’m part of is generally pretty calm and polite. We book bloggers do get … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: November Reviews of Note

Hello and happy Sunday! I hope our U.S. readers are enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday and that everyone else is just having a lovely weekend. I’ve had family visiting all weekend and therefore haven’t gotten much time for reading and blogging, … Continue reading

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Sunday Salon: A Little Link Love

I haven’t done a Sunday Salon post for a while, partly because I haven’t had anything in particular to say and partly because other life stuff has taken over and kept me from reading, blogging, and tweeting as much as … Continue reading

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