Review: Slim to None by Freya Barker

Slim to None has disability representation that I don't often see in romance novels: the heroine is somewhat older than usual (she's 47); she has chronic pain (which, as I've mentioned, doesn't show up too often in romance); she sometimes uses a walker (a sparkly purple one! I love my sparkly purple walker); and she's got varying mobility, … Continue reading Review: Slim to None by Freya Barker

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Review: Priceless by Linda Kage

While re-reading this book before writing this review, I kept thinking, "I see things I need to critique, but these characters are just being so adorable!"  And really, that's what I've got for this book: I mostly loved it, it's got a few problematic things that I do want to address, and the characters are … Continue reading Review: Priceless by Linda Kage

Mini-reviews: Queerly Loving (Volume 2) and Resilience: Puerto Rico

These are a couple of short story collections that came out recently, both with some good disability rep. First, Queerly Loving (Volume 2).  It's a collection of stories with characters from "across the fantastic queer spectrum," all of them very sweet.  I really loved reading this book.  Disability rep that I noticed: "Tenderness" by Xan West … Continue reading Mini-reviews: Queerly Loving (Volume 2) and Resilience: Puerto Rico

Washington Post article on disability and romance

This is a great article, and many quotes in here that I could use as examples of why I write this blog.  Valentine's is coming. Rethink your assumptions about the disabled and romance. What I don’t get, though, is why in this day and age — when our society has embraced interracial, same-sex, and other varieties … Continue reading Washington Post article on disability and romance