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The Pokémon Go Book Tag!

Pokémon Go Book Tag Rules:  Link back to my blog (Read at Midnight) is appreciated but optional. Feel free to use my graphics. Tag people, don’t tag people, whatever. Just have fun! I really like Squirtle, but to give me a challenge I always started with Charmander. The first gym in the original game (Red/Blue), … Continue reading

Gen Con Most Anticipated

Gen Con is next week, the largest board gaming convention in the United States, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Many games will be released and sold for the first time there. Unfortunately, due to many circumstances, I am unable to attend this year but I am in tuned to what games are coming out and I am … Continue reading

Book Review: The Summer That Melted Everything by Tiffany McDaniel

Disclaimer: I received a free electronic copy of this novel in exchange for an open and honest review. It is hot out. I feel like I am literally burning up. I feel sweat running down my face, my shirt is soaked trough to the skin. I am on edge. I know something bad is about to … Continue reading

Board Game Review: Smash Up

Designer: Paul Peterson Publisher: AEG Players: 2-4 Weight: Light Play Time: ~45 min Type: tactical card game, area control   Smash Up is a tactical card game where players take two factions and “smash them up” to form their draw deck for the game. These factions included in the base set are dinosaurs with lasers, ninjas, … Continue reading

No One Wants to Read That #RBWL

Time and time again, inevitably, we are having the conversation about diverse representation in literature. Pretty much every genre suffers from the lack of representation from different identity groups or from the misrepresentation, stereotyping, and tokenizing of identities. The conversation about #WeNeedDiverseBooks continues as many people speak out, no scream out, in frustration and anger … Continue reading

Power of the $1 Pledge

I am by no means in a financial crisis and I also know I am by no means swimming in money and investments. I am somewhere in the middle, surviving the day to day, slowly paying off my many debts. So it is hard to “keep up with the Joneses” when it comes to board … Continue reading

Yes, Branding

When I started this blog, I had no idea where I wanted to take it. I simply wanted an outlet to write about books, games, and the social issues I saw go along with them. I used my personal social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, BoardGameGeek, Email, etc.) in order to publicize my posts and tweet … Continue reading

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