I am reblogging this post because I think using one’s bigotry to ‘rate down’ a book is symptomatic of how we are still facing discrimination.
Today Paulyanna International Rent-boy got it’s first ONE STAR review. Now I’m saying nothing *cough cough* PHOBIC, each to their own I suppose and I’m sure Paulyanna doesn’t suit everyone.
I could be bitter BUT I’m not, I’m quite chuffed really. I was in good company, William Shakespeare & Stephen Fry.
My book was included in a list of around 250… (I’m still NOT moaning)
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor’s Journey in the Saudi Kingdom
Gay Men, Lesbians and the Law
Were also on the list…
There is consistent theme to all these 1 star ratings this (?erm?) added to their Goodreads account. I did have a good chuckle checking out the list… Why Homosexual marriage is wrong: got five stars. 😉
Anyway I decided to switch it around… Any…
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