Category Archives: Book Talk

The Great Big Anita Blake Reread: The Killing Dance

There are interesting aspects to The Killing Dance, but as usual, they’re nearly lost thanks to all the weird and upsetting shit that happens and all of the absolutely pointless relationship drama. 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 @ BookNet Fest 2018

Note: I used my headset to dictate a lot of this so most of the errors here exist because my computer still doesn’t understand me when I talk… I finally got the chance to sit down and work on my … Continue reading

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Too White Bread for This Shit: Race and Racism in Laurell K Hamilton’s Urban Fantasy Series

“I’m so white-bread, if you cut me I’d bleed bleached flour! I have no ethnicity to me, and I’ve always wanted some.” – Laurell K. Hamilton in an interview excerpted from Locus Magazine. I’ve been reading Laurell K. Hamilton’s urban … Continue reading

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A to Z Bookish Tag

I was in the mood to do something fun and this book tag seemed like just the thing! You can find the original over at The Perpetual Page-Turner! Author you’ve read the most books from: Nalini Singh, hands down. I’ve … Continue reading

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The Great Big Anita Blake Reread: Bloody Bones

For this installment of my reread series, I’ll be changing up the format in order to look at “The Good”, “The Bad”, and “The Just Plain Borked” parts of the novel. If this all goes well, this will be what … Continue reading

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Stitch Plays Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

Y’all know my complicated and frequently critical feelings about J. K. Rowling and the Harry Potter franchise, but man… Hogwarts Mystery is kind of almost what I wanted from Pottermore when that was first announced. So of course, I had … Continue reading

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[Stitch Goes Places] Elizabeth Acevedo & Tomi Adeyemi in Conversation @BooksandBooks

I love book events. Talks, signings, readings… You name it and I’ll probably enjoy watching an author I admire and adore do it because I just think they’re cool. So when news first dropped about Tomi Adeyemi going on a … Continue reading

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#NowWeRise – Children of Blood and Bone Blog Tour (Moodboard + Blogging Bits)

You know, I think this might be the first time I’ve ever done a blog tour? When I got the email about possibly doing something for the release of Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone in its release week, I … Continue reading

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The Great Big Anita Blake ReRead – The Lunatic Cafe

Content/Trigger Warning: References to sexual violence, sex work/er shaming, and well… a snuff film in the text that I describe in medium detail. I still can’t believe it was in the book. I cover the ableist language in the title … Continue reading

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