Category Archives: Storm in A Teacup

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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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.

We’ve All Been There

Saw this on my Facebook today and thought it was amusing.  As a reader , though,  it can actually be quite frustrating. I don’t know when the trend started,  but making up weird names can ruin a book for me. Also, there is a difference between using foreign names and creating your own.  Thankfully there […]
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