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. In…… Continue reading Chai Break: How positively have authors responded to your negative reviews?
There comes a moment in every book blogger’s life where they turn around, look at all the review copies they haven’t got around to reading yet, and wonder what the hell were they thinking. Here are the 5 stages of dealing with your ever-increasing TBR pile. Stage 1: Denial This is where you go numb.…… Continue reading The 5 stages of dealing with all your unread books and ARCs.
Language warning: Contains expletives. Hide your mother. Hey. Hi. Hello. Can I have your attention please? Push your coke-bottle eyeglasses up your nose and notice me, you freakin’ nerd. Can’t you see how big I’m becoming? Ease the pain a little, you dipshit. Read a book from me instead of laughing at random cat videos,…… Continue reading A little tough love from your TBR pile.
I received a copy of this book through Ryder Author Resources in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. I was really interested in reading this book because of the blurb which promised a lot of action, political intrigue, and drama. I was a little disappointed by the…… Continue reading Dancing With Shadows by Adrian Chruchward
I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Calling all Sci-Fi enthusiasts! This new release from Peter Bailey should be right up your alley! Goodreads synopsis: Matthew is just trying to hold the wreckage of his life together…… Continue reading Kings of this World by Peter Bailey
I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. You go through your life, reading totally normal books. And occasionally, a book comes along that’s so soul-shredding, compellingly written, and emotional that you want to stand on a box…… Continue reading Revenants: The Odyssey Home by Scott Kauffman
I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. I love reading poems, especially by women. One of my favorite poets is Warsan Shire. She writes about feminism, immigration, dysfunctional families, and a lot more. [Related: 9 Warsan Shire…… Continue reading More Than a Memory by Pragya Bhagat