Bookfessional: Offensive Terminology in Books

Bookfessional: Offensive Terminology in Books

Bookfessional: I have ovaries, thankyouverymuch Ten years ago, maybe even as few as two years ago, it took a lot to get me riled up when reading a book. Having a mentally disabled cousin, I’ve always been put-off by authors (or anyone, really) using “retarded” as an adjective. But that was my only real “trigger” […]

— Posted February 16, 2018 by Jessica / 2 Comments
Excerpt: Deadline by Jennifer Blackstream (@jblackstream, @VivianaIzzo)

Excerpt: Deadline by Jennifer Blackstream (@jblackstream, @VivianaIzzo)

Excerpt                “Didn’t you say you weren’t drinking soda anymore?”                I popped the top on the can of Coke and took a defiant swig, more than a little satisfied at the squeak of dismay that came from my judgmental familiar as she wavered on her perch atop my head. “I earned this. I killed a eurypterid […]

— Posted February 15, 2018 by Carmel / 0 Comments
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