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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

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When you just want to be petty…

I do a lot of beta and ARC reading. Based on my history and education, it's one of the few things I feel like I can do to help authors out. That being said, I have no problem not finishing books, even if it is an ARC, if I am not enjoying for any reason.  … Continue reading When you just want to be petty…

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Storm in a Teacup: Rude

Saw this in an ad for a game called King's Knight and was immediately sadden and angered. As someone who plays a lot of mobile games, mainly RPGs, it upsets me to see pretentious words such as this. People have such close-minded opinions about mobile games that are, honestly, unfounded. Mobile games are held to a… Continue reading Storm in a Teacup: Rude

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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

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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