Author Archives: Zina

About Zina

Zina writes about comics, nerd history, and ridiculous romance novels when not working frantically on her first collection of short stories and complaining about stuff. One day, she'll settle down and write that novel.

[Review] Taste of Wrath (Sin du Jour #7) by Matt Wallace

I don’t know what the future will bring the Sin du Jour crew, but I’m glad I was able to read this brilliant, hilarious, and fantastically fucked up series about a world within our own that we just… don’t see. Continue reading

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[Book Review] Rafe (Loose Ends #1) by Rebekah Weatherspoon

After her live-in nanny bounces without warning, leaving her twin six-year-old daughters alone for several hours, Dr. Sloan Copeland finds herself in desperate need of a new nanny as she works long hours and the girls are set to start … Continue reading

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Stitch Reads Stuff: October TBR List

This October, I’m focusing on young adult books and supernatural fiction! I’m doing some necessary re-reads for reviewing purposes, diving into some books I haven’t had the time to read, and reading one of my most anticipated reads for Fall … Continue reading

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Stitch Does Stuff in October

Here’s hoping October will be as successful as I try to find a balance between my critical writing and just… having fun and sharing my favorite pieces of media with y’all.  Continue reading

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Rumors of a racebent Superman? Yes, please!

I’ve been sitting on my thoughts about the future of Superman’s presence in the DCEU for a while, but I’m done being introspective so it’s time for me to talk about these rumors. Rumors that Henry Cavill might be exiting … Continue reading

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[Review] Shadow’s Bane (Dorina Basarab #4) by Karen Chance

Shadow’s Bane isn’t just great because Dory gets to punch poozers, but it also rocks because we’re seeing her get even further fleshed out as a character as she tries to balance her needs and her fears. Continue reading

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[Review] Brooklyn Ray’s Undertow (Port Lewis Witches #2)

Note: This review contains spoilers for the first book in Brooklyn Ray’s Port Lewis Witches series. Things get extra tense in Undertow, the second novella in Brooklyn Ray’s Port Lewis witches series. Now, I seriously enjoyed my introduction to Ray’s … Continue reading

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What Fandom Racism Looks Like: Only 33 Words in a Trailer

Yesterday, the Captain Marvel teaser trailer broke the internet. Today, I saw a tweet about said trailer from Shakesville.com’s Melissa McEwan from the night before that reminded me that when it comes to feminism and fandom, people of color are … Continue reading

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[Review] Deadline (Harrietta Lee #1) – Stephanie Ahn

Stephanie Ahn’s debut novel is, frankly, one of the finest urban fantasy books that I’ve read this year. Deadline is such a super rereadable book thanks to Harrietta Lee, our main character who happens to be flawed and fun, and … Continue reading

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[Review] Soulless (Awakening of the Spirit #3) by Montiese McKenzie

Soulless pulls zero punches and the serial killer plot is incredibly dark, but at the end of the day it’s a story about a supernatural found-family and what they have to do in order to protect the people they love and the world they live in. Continue reading

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