Category Archives: wankfestery

maybe it’s me, but…

Fuck me, but the Romance Bookity World is a nightmare at the moment.  I mean, geesus.  What the hell happened to, I don’t know, reading?  For fun??  Who knew it was that fucking hard.  Christ. So, please, for the love … Continue reading

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end-of-year bandwagon wrap-up: 2012

Well, hello there. Yes, it’s me.  I’m still here. Sometimes. Maybe. Anyhoody, I’ve had some recent requests to access this site and, in a move completely disparate to my usual apathetic-can’t-be-bothered-with-this-stuff-anymore-and-who-cares-if-people-think-I-hate-them-cos-it’s-more-than-likely-true, decided I should reopen the place and grace you … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, best of 2012, best ofs, book debates, books, goodreads, lazyarse but still awesome, me, randomness, serious randomness, serious shit, still crazy, still here, wankfestery | 25 Comments


“Our job is to show members those reviews, and not show reviews that we deem to not be appropriate or a high enough level of quality.”  (Source: GR Review Guidelines.) Well, I’m totally fucked. The end.  

Posted in goodreads, important stuff, ratings, readers, reviews, reviews-not mine, serious randomness, serious shit, suckage, wankfestery | 10 Comments

more on communities: a better late than never ramble

As I said in this post, it’s the way in which the phrase ‘m/m community’ has been flung around over the last 12 months – not unlike Harry yelling Expelliarmus – that has had me thinking.I’m probably one of many people … Continue reading

Posted in allegiances, embrace the rainbow, glbtqq, important stuff, m/m, serious randomness, serious shit, wankfestery, WTF | 18 Comments

dear author

‘Lo, there do I see my Father.‘Lo, there do I see my Mother, and my Sisters, and my Brothers.‘Lo, there do I see the line of my people; Back to the beginning!‘Lo, they do call to me;They bid me take my … Continue reading

Posted in dear author, pet peeve/fave rant, readers, reviews, wankfestery, WTF | 24 Comments

things that make you go O.o

I promised myself no more shit storms for at least six months.I promised myself I wouldn’t post about this latest crap to hit the m/m community.Seriously though??  What.  The.  Fuck.  Yeah, based on the things I’ve read, it definitely seems … Continue reading

Posted in m/m, serious randomness, serious shit, things that make you go O_o, wankfestery, WTF | 25 Comments

ratings (again) & the 5 stars thing

When I did the series about ratings last year, the issue of those readers who tend to give everything 4-5 stars was raised and the majority of commenters agreed they either take no notice of these reviews or take them … Continue reading

Posted in authors, goodreads, pet peeve/fave rant, ratings, readers, reviews, reviews-not mine, wankfestery | 43 Comments

ratings and… THE FUCK?!

So I started reading Katiebabs chook’s post about the latest wankfestry going on all the while thinking ‘yeah, yeah, same old crap’ when suddenly…O.oWHAT.  THE.  FUCK.Some peepo are turning into abusive arseholes on goodreads because they bought a book based on … Continue reading

Posted in good reads, katiebabs chook, pet peeve/fave rant, ratings, reviews, reviews-not mine, wankfestery | 22 Comments

just wondering…

… about a couple of things. 1. Do you think parents realise that when they name their child Anonymous that kid is more likely to turn into a complete fucktard? 2. Can someone tell me what the hell is going … Continue reading

Posted in cookies, giveaway, pet peeve/fave rant, pretties, wankfestery, yaoi | 28 Comments

it’s a small, small world

I’ve read a number of thought-provoking discussions this past week.The first was by Lisabea in which she talked about readers being positively and negatively influenced by the personalities of authors. The second was Jenre’s response to this post and some … Continue reading

Posted in dear author, Ellora's Cave, Jenre, Lisabea, wankfestery, weird | 8 Comments