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.

Spring Semester Summary

In absolutely unsurprising news (to everyone BUT me): I have another semester of straight As.  This means that I’m basically 3 credits and a completed Thesis away from having my MA. Holy crap! This semester has been… a lot. Advertisements

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[Book Review] Behind the Mask: A Superhero Anthology

Title: Behind the Mask: A Superhero Anthology Editors: Tricia Reeks and Kyle Richardson Authors: Kelly Link, Cat Rambo, Seanan McGuire, Lavie Tidhar, Carrie Vaughn, Sarah Pinsker, Kate Marshall, Michael Milne, Aimee Ogden, Nathan Crowder, Keith Rosson, Stuart Suffel, Jennifer Pullen, … Continue reading

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[Book Review] Greedy Pigs (A Sin du Jour Affair #5) by Matt Wallace

Title: Greedy Pigs (A Sin du Jour Affair #5) Authors: Matt Wallace (Twitter) Rating: So Funny I’m Gonna Die, So Highly Freaking Recommended Genre/Category: Politics, Urban Fantasy, Supernatural, Food Release Date: May 16, 2017 Publisher: Tor.Com Publishing Order Here: BARNES … Continue reading

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So Long and Good Riddance, Sleepy Hollow

Back when Sleepy Hollow first started, it was basically everything I wanted in an TV show. This was a few months after I’d officially given up on Supernatural as a show so not only did I need a new Urban … Continue reading

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For a Howling Good Time, Try Moonlighters!

They’re monster helpers, not monster hunters. Continue reading

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[Book Review] Buns by Alice Clayton

Title: Buns (Hudson Valley #3) Author: Alice Clayton Rating:  Recommended Genre/Category: Contemporary Romance, Comedy, Found Family Release Date: May 23, 2017 Publisher: Gallery Books Order Here: BARNES AND NOBLE | AMAZON Note: I received a free copy of this book … Continue reading

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[Video] PCAACA 2017 Wrap-Up

So I got back from PCA this morning at the butt crack of dawn and between being sick all day and my usual anxiety, it took me a while to get this up. (This is still way faster than I’ve … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Trips – Asra and Katan

Note: This is set a few months after Breaking and Entering‘s sequel-in-progress, but the only real spoiler for what I’m writing is “blink and you’ll miss it” tiny. Unless you didn’t guess that Asra and Katan would be in a relationship the … Continue reading

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[Book Review] The House of Binding Thorns (Dominion of the Fallen #2)

Title: The House of Binding Thorns (Dominion of the Fallen #2) Author: Aliette de Bodard (Twitter) Rating: Highly Recommended Genre: Fantasy,  Angels & Demons, Political Drama, Vietnamese Mythology/Culture Release Date: April 4, 2017 Publisher: Ace Order at: AMAZON | BARNES AND … Continue reading

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[Book Review] Zombies, Migrants, and Queers: Race and Crisis Capitalism in Pop Culture by Camilla Fojas

Title: Zombies, Migrants, and Queers: Race and Crisis Capitalism in Pop Culture Author: Camilla Fojas Rating: Your Cup of Tea Maybe? Genre: Nonfiction, Pop Culture, Media Criticism, Race/Racism Release Date: February 28, 2017 Publisher: University of Illinois Press Order at: … Continue reading

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