Just those two alone tapped me out. Between the Alpha Holes and mind games, I just couldn't do it.
Category: Storm in A Teacup
DNFs of 12/31/19
I am a bit of an anomaly in the reading community because I have zero problem DNFing a book. There are multiple reasons I do so, but mainly the bottom line is that I wasn't enjoying them and I have zero time to waste on something I don't enjoy. Because my curiosity usually kills me,… Continue reading DNFs of 12/31/19
My Top Reads from 2017
Despite not having a lot of free time to devote to reading, I was able to discover some amazing reads this past year. Even if they weren't published the same year, the following are my top reads of 2017. Nine Minutes Past Midnight by Lena de Savoie = I was actually contacted by the author… Continue reading My Top Reads from 2017
Sometimes, it’s okay to not finish what you started
I am back again with another Storm in a Teacup post about a social norm I wish didn't exist. Well the phrase 'social norm' may seem a bit generous. The last SiaT post I wrote was about how I think people should rate DNF books even if they could not finish them. The following post… Continue reading Sometimes, it’s okay to not finish what you started
Why I Still Rate DNFed books
When it comes to book reviewing, much like any other community, there are a certain set of rules in place. Some are outlined pretty clearly in writing, such do not pirate books or share free book given to you from the author.
Why we need Oracle more than Batgirl
They don’t need another hero swinging around the top of Gotham kicking the snot out of villains. Those characters are a dime a dozen. There was only one Oracle. We don’t need another Batgirl. We need the Oracle.
Why I Don’t Read YA
Young Adult is a genre that has recently exploded into something far beyond what it was when I was that age. With the popularity of series such as Harry Potter, Twilight, The Immortal Instruments, etc., it seems that the YA genre has been growing exponentially both in novels written and the authors who write it.… Continue reading Why I Don’t Read YA
Storm in a Teacup: My Real Beef With Historical Romance Novels
I have a love/hate relationship with romance novels. As humans, we strive for acceptance, companionship, but mostly love. Anyone who says otherwise is probably a sociopath. Romance novels have always had a huge impact on the way couples perceive relationships, from sex to interpersonal communication. Seriously, think of how many times people reference romance novels… Continue reading Storm in a Teacup: My Real Beef With Historical Romance Novels