>Watch the ladies and learn

>This GalleyCat story shares a very interesting case study of the relationship between blogging and book reviewing as viewed through the genteel lens of romance publishing. Good Lord. We are total pikers.

Has anyone read Elizabeth Peters’ two mysteries about the romance-writers circuit, Die for Love, and Naked Once More? Hi-larious.

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Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.

Comments

  1. >I have read (listened to) and enjoy *Naked Once More* . . . a hoot indeed. Of course, I also recently listened to *The Copenhagen Connection*: vintage Elizabeth Peters is a guilty pleasure. It’s fun to watch feminism evolve through genre fiction. The series that ends with *Night Train to Memphis* is an entire survey course (and, by the end, really terrific stuff).

  2. Caitlin says:

    >You will have to start a whole new blog if you’re going to speak of Elizabeth Peters. I mean, how many pseudonyms does she have? And they’re each as good as the lady behind them (Entering strained grammatical waters, so will stop.)

  3. >Loved ‘em!

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