Review: Butterfly Soup, a Visual Novel About Coming of Age, Finding Love, and Playing Baseball

This is part of our series reviewing visual novels and storytelling games. You can watch our streams and hear our live reactions on Twitch. Butterfly Soup is an LGBTQ coming of age romantic comedy about four high school-aged girls navigating new and old relationships while also joining the school’s newly christened baseball team.  This visual … More Review: Butterfly Soup, a Visual Novel About Coming of Age, Finding Love, and Playing Baseball

Nine Works of Fiction By Authors of Color to Expand Your Reading List

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. We’re approaching March, when we will be reading a work of fiction by a writer of color. I wanted to share with you some of my favorite works of fiction by … More Nine Works of Fiction By Authors of Color to Expand Your Reading List

Book Review: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. “Hi! My name is Nao and I am a time being.” The story begins in Japan, as a young girl named Naoko Yasutani sits in a French maid café writing in … More Book Review: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

50 Books by Scientists of Color to Read for #ReadPOC2021

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. This is a long list with quite a bit of discussion preceding it. Before I begin, here are my top three books that I think are most important to read. If … More 50 Books by Scientists of Color to Read for #ReadPOC2021

Review: Do You Dream of Terra-Two? by Temi Oh

This post is part of the Reading Writers of Color 2021 challenge hosted by Lonely Cryptid Media’s staff writer and editor, Dan Michael Fielding. This review contains spoilers. Do You Dream of Terra-Two?, Temi Oh’s debut novel, is a deftly written coming-of-age story about six astronauts. The conceit of the book is that a habitable … More Review: Do You Dream of Terra-Two? by Temi Oh