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Debbie's Spurts

Just an avid reader. Mostly SF/Fantasy, some hobbies, paranormal, urban fantasy and lighter, fluffier things.

 

Currently reading

A Dance of Blades
David Dalglish
Progress: 10 %
For Love of Mother-Not (Pip and Flinx Adventure Series #1)
Alan Dean Foster
By a Thread (Elemental Assassin #6)
Jennifer Estep
Biting Cold
Chloe Neill
The Unyielding
Shelly Laurenston
Progress: 100 %
Wings of Fire
Alma Alexander
Progress: 100 %

Favorite Book Quotes


"Never interrupt your enemy while he is making a mistake"— Lois McMaster Bujold

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hugo-Winning Author Nnedi Okorafor on How Whitewashing Once Came to Her Book Cover

Seriously, a story set in Africa with Africans gets a blonde white woman (see first left cover, an unacceptable to author first revision middle and final post-ARC cover) in African dress walking thru African desert?  Inarguable example shown in cover images:

 

Source: http://io9.gizmodo.com/hugo-winning-author-nnedi-okorafor-on-how-whitewashing-1793374744