Tag Archive: rant

How To Get Your Book Noticed Without Being A Jackass

The likelihood that you have written the next great American novel is slim-to-none.

Please Shut the Fuck Up: 50 Shades of Grey Does NOT Spell the Demise of Humanity

In case you’ve been living under a rock, 50 Shades of Grey by E.L James is this book that’s, well, kind of popular and it has this movie coming out now based on the book.

Reading Rage: Why I Hate TV and Movie Tie-In Book Covers

The original cover art is pretty much always better.

Dear Ruth Graham, Don’t Shame Me For Reading YA Books

According to a recent article by Ruth Graham on Slate.com, I should be ashamed of my YA reading habit.

Dear Authors: Please stop creating attention-seeking controversy on the internet.

The whole Lynn Shepherd debacle (sj pretty much sums up my feels about that here) is one incident in what is becoming a disturbing trend where some self-published or little-known […]

Reading Rage: Pretty sure the new Bridget Jones novel is gonna be bullshit.

WARNING: SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS I’ve never been much of a mainstream chick-book kinda girl, but for whatever reason, I was obsessed with Bridget Jones in college. Partially with the book, majorly with […]

Death Match the Ultimate: Shark Week vs. Cunt Week

It all started with an innocuous tweet… @lucysfootball @thebooksluts Imma go ahead and say it: Cunt Week is better than Shark Week. — Skyla Dawn Cameron (@skyladawn) August 7, 2013 […]

I appreciate you for being cruel; I’m burning bright thanks to your rejection fuel

Hi, Mitch. It’s me, one of The Insatiable Book Sluts The Cunts. First, thank you so much for wishing us all the best. That’s so kind of you. You know, […]

Reading Rage: You can’t hide a self-published work under a vanity press name. Just don’t.

Our review policy has undergone (is that a word? did I conjugate that correctly?) some changes in the recent past. I decided to stop accepting pitches from self-published authors because […]

I do not like the thing that you like, and that is okay.

If you’ve been poking around IB for awhile, you know that I have pretty distinct tastes in books. While I’m not a total book snob (see also, my husband, who […]

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