Monthly Archives: December 2017

[Book Review] Meet Cute

Title: Meet Cute Authors: Jennifer L. Armentrout; Dhonielle Clayton; Katie Cotugno; Jocelyn Davies; Huntley Fitzpatrick; Nina LaCour; Emery Lord; Katharine McGee; Kass Morgan; Julie Murphy; Meredith Russo; Sara Shepard; Nicola Yoon; Ibi Zoboi Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance, Anthology, Queer … Continue reading

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Urban Fantasy 101: Sexual Assault in the Genre – Part One

Content warnings: this installment of Urban Fantasy 101 will be dealing with sexual assault in the genre. This means that I will be quoting and talking about sexual assault with vivid and graphic language largely pulled from the books that … Continue reading

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2017 Wrap-up

I usually wait until the end of the year to do this and spend the thirty-first panicking my way through remembering everything I did/read/saw/ate this year, but I’m going to pretend that I’ve turned a new leaf over here and … Continue reading

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The Last Jedi: Thoughts

I don’t have the energy to write a full review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. I mean, I literally don’t have any energy. I’m exhausted from not sleeping well the night before and I’m literally trying to write this … Continue reading

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Black Girls Next Door: Four changes I’d like to make in Spider-Man: Homecoming

  I loved Spider-Man: Homecaming way more than I probably should love a film that takes a huge chunk of what (little) I liked about Brian Michael Bendis’ origin story for Afro-Latino Spider-Man Miles Morales and… gives it to (a … Continue reading

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“You Can’t Ship a Protagonist and an Antagonist”

Content Notes: This post is ostensibly about abuse (and how fandom assigns “abuse/r” labels based on the role a character plays in their respective narrative). I also quote dialogue between Jessica Jones and her abuser Kilgrave and discuss abuse related … Continue reading

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“Who’s Super Selfish Here?”: Oliver and Felicity, WestAllen Wedding Crashers

References: Stills from DC Legends of Tomorrow S03E08 come from Screencapped.net, the transcripts from the episode come from the Springfield! Springfield! website which has transcripts for tons of films and TV episodes and the gifs embedded in the piece (as … Continue reading

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[Flashback Friday] Dear Fandom, It’s Always About Race

I originally wrote this post over a year ago, back in May 2016. It was one of those period where I was seeing racism in fandom surge to a high level (this was after the meta of doom a certain … Continue reading

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Stitch’s Stuff: December 7th

It’s almost midnight so… This will be short. My roommates in the dorm are super sweet young women who have been nothing but generous and kind since we all moved in back in August. They are awesome and without roommates … Continue reading

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[Book Review] All About Mia by Lisa Williamson

Title: All About Mia Author: Lisa Williamson (Twitter) Rating: Recommended Genre: Contemporary, Black heroine, Diverse, Coming of Age, Young Adult, Publisher: Scholastic, Inc. Release Date: September 12, 2017 Buy Links: AMAZON | BARNES AND NOBLE Note: Please message me if … Continue reading

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