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… Continue reading Storm in a Teacup: Rude

Books

Book Club Blues

I have always loved the idea of a book club. I mean, I love books and I love talking about books. What could be better than a club specifically designed for reading and discussing books? Unfortunately, I just haven’t found one that suits me. Of course there are countless on the internet. Literally countless. I… Continue reading Book Club Blues

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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

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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.

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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