"Usury" is a sin. It's sometimes been described as moneylenders using very high interest, and sometimes lending money with any interest, depending on one's breed and era of Christian. It's potentially a reason that Judiasm in Europe was so villified - "good" Christians refused to engage in lending money with interest,… » 7/24/14 1:56pm Yesterday 1:56pm

I have a friend for whom the combination of how great Secretary was and her deep disappointment in Shades of Grey was kind of a launching pad for her to start publishing her own stuff. It's not really my scene, but I think they're pretty great books regardless, in that I actually give a shit about the characters.… » 7/24/14 11:22am Yesterday 11:22am