Tag: Stupid People Piss Me Off

“Catfish”, “Doxx”, and “Stalk” – What You Need To Know About Kathleen Hale #HaleNo

Last week, The Guardian posted an op-ed piece from YA author Kathleen Hale titled, ‘Am I Being Catfished’? An author confronts her number one online critic (I’m using a Do Not Link filter so the site doesn’t get a hit from your click). Let me break down the article for you. In response to a query […]

Review/Rant: Meeting Trouble by Emme Rollins

Review/Rant: Meeting Trouble by Emme Rollins

I have a confession to make. I’m sort of a sucker for rock stars. I don’t know, but whenever I see ROCK STAR I immediately want to buy. Since that’s bad for my budget, I try to refrain unless I’ve heard good things about the story from people I trust or the reviews are mostly […]

STGrB: Keeping the Public Informed

Posted October 8, 2013 by Holly in Discussions | Tagged: , , | 1 Comment
STGrB: Keeping the Public Informed

Last year at RWA (2012) after the literacy signing, I sat down with Lynn and Blythe from AAR, Renee from Renee’s Book Addiction and author Jill Sorenson. We talked about many things, but one of our main topics was the STGrB site and what we can do to stop them. Sadly, there isn’t a lot. […]

How Goodreads Broke My Trust

Posted September 24, 2013 by Holly in Discussions | Tagged: , , | 24 Comments
How Goodreads Broke My Trust

I joined Goodreads in 2009. Prior to that, I didn’t keep a dedicated list of the books I read. I had a vague idea based on my reviews and my read shelf in my personal library (back then 90% of all my reads were print). Many of my friends tracked their reads each month and […]

"Stop the GR Bullies" aka WTF is Wrong with People?

"Stop the GR Bullies" aka WTF is Wrong with People?

(for the record, the title of this post is a rhetorical question..I know there’s no right – or even good – answer to that question) Warning: The following is going to be a long, rambling rant. Read at your own risk. I’ve been on the internet a long time now. I started lurking on message […]