For Avid Readers

Reading to Escape: 4 Reasons Why Reading is Better than TV

I'll admit, I've binge-watched my fair share of awesome TV shows. Westworld, Charmed, Avatar: The Last Airbender (<<< THIS). Their plots are mind-blowing, with characters you just want to set off an adventure with, even if their special effects don't always stand the test of time. While a TV licence isn't worth the price tag… Continue reading Reading to Escape: 4 Reasons Why Reading is Better than TV

For Avid Readers

The Ultimate Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Cheat!

If you're a bookworm, there's a huge change you're a Harry Potter fan, and if you're a Harry Potter fan, you've probably got Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery stowed away on your phone somewhere. As it's an app, there's not a huge amount of potential for cheats, but I'm here to give you some good news.… Continue reading The Ultimate Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery Cheat!

For Avid Readers

Why We Still Need “Damsel in Distress” Stories

  “Damsel in distress.” Don’t you just hate that saying? It reeks of dependency, and paints a picture of a blonde stick figure gasping as she faints at the sight of a mouse skittering by. The phrase has some seriously sexist undertones. It’s not as if there’s a male equivalent, although maybe there should be.… Continue reading Why We Still Need “Damsel in Distress” Stories