Chai break

Chai Break: Is it okay to love the art but hate the artist?

Hiya, nerds! Welcome to yet another discussion post here on the blog. Today, we’re going to be discussing a topic that’s been plaguing my thoughts for the past few weeks. Should an artist’s actions outside of their craft have an impact on how we perceive their art? If you’re a part of our Banned Book…… Continue reading Chai Break: Is it okay to love the art but hate the artist?

Book Reviews

Banned, challenged, authorship questioned: My take on the controversial book, Go Ask Alice.

This book was in my TBR for the longest time before I finally read it for Dewey’s 24 hour readathon. Read on to find out my take on this extremely controversial book. Goodreads synopsis: A teen plunges into a downward spiral of addiction in this classic cautionary tale. January 24th After you’ve had it, there…… Continue reading Banned, challenged, authorship questioned: My take on the controversial book, Go Ask Alice.

Listicle

5 ways you should not react when that annoying friend says they don’t read.

If, like yours truly, you’re a bookworm, you probably lead with talking about your love for books while trying to make friends as an adult. In response to your almost incoherent gushing about how books are your babies, some people smile and nod. Some say a long-drawn-out “nice”, the only response they have to almost…… Continue reading 5 ways you should not react when that annoying friend says they don’t read.

Banned Book Club

Have you joined our Banned Book Club yet?

Hiya, nerds! I’ve got some big news for you! We’re starting a new meme, the Banned Book Club. Banned Book Club meme Banned Book Club is a monthly meme at This is Lit to encourage readers to read more challenged and banned books. We’ll pick a challenged book each month and read and review it…… Continue reading Have you joined our Banned Book Club yet?

Book Reviews

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

I don’t know if you noticed, but this is all I’ve talked about both here and on Twitter this past week. I finally picked up Simon and boy, what a great decision it was! Goodreads synopsis: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email…… Continue reading Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Chai break

Chai Break: Will reading YA books get you more followers?

Chai break is a periodic feature on This is Lit to discuss concerns that every book blogger has. This is meant to be a lighthearted discussion that you’d have over tea and the only reason for it not being called Discussion Post is that the site’s author thinks that would be too mainstream. Pfft. Look…… Continue reading Chai Break: Will reading YA books get you more followers?

General · Wrap-ups

April 2018 wrap-up: New things, old things, and…old-new things?

Sometimes, I think I need an award for all the creativity I put into blog titles. Anyhoo… I don’t generally do wrap-ups, but this is one of the aforementioned “new things”. Like every other wrap-up post in the blogosphere, we will be looking back at everything that happened in April.   Books read This poignant…… Continue reading April 2018 wrap-up: New things, old things, and…old-new things?