Daily Archives: August 6, 2014

Smart bookmark lets authors tweet at readers who have neglected their novel

Brazilian Penguin-Companhia’s Tweet for a Read campaign takes authors harassing readers to a new level. They’re offering a smart bookmark to readers that senses how long it was since you last picked up the book you’re reading and lets the author know so they can tweet you to pick it back up.

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What abuse in relationships looks like: A note to YA and NA readers, watch these

Considering the alarming number of YA and New Adult books marketing abusive heterosexual relationships as romantic, here’s something to educate the masses who are seduced by the abusive arseholes that are the heroes.

This is Abuse is a campaign launched by the UK government to inform and support victims of abuse in relationships specifically targeted at young people. There’s even an FAQ to help you identify it and advice on how to tackle specific situations.

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