Rant List!

We have a few things to get off our chests… 1. Lack of diversity in publishing, including in-house, writers, and main characters. 2. Sexism (i.e. men being squashed by their own egos, making sad puppy dog faces). 3. Having too many books in the TBR pile. 4. Not enough money to buy books in the … Continue reading Rant List!

Should Authors Take Bad Reviews Seriously?

In which 80 Books Blog discusses and debatesĀ hot topics in publishing. This week, we talkĀ bloggers, reviews, and the strained relationship with authors. “Really, Hagrid, if you are holding out for universal popularity, I’m afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time.” –Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire   … Continue reading Should Authors Take Bad Reviews Seriously?