AuthorsGetLit is a new series on This is Lit that will focus on tips for authors and publishers about interacting with bloggers, soliciting book reviews, and more. Check out our first 2 posts! AuthorsGetLit: 5 tips for getting a blogger to review your book. AuthorsGetLit: How to write a book review request email. So,…… Continue reading AuthorsGetLit: 3 ways you can find book bloggers to review your book.
Marc Whelchel is the author of The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief, a story about V.C. Almond and his ragtag group of friends who solve the double death of V.C.’s best bud Jake. I believe this is one of the best debut novels of this year. Check out my review here. I asked Marc a lot of…… Continue reading Interview with Marc Whelchel, author of The Doubly Dead Angel-Thief.
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.
Scott Kauffman is the author of Revenants: The Odyssey Home, a brilliant novel about a young girl who volunteers at the local VA hospital while trying to get over her brother’s death. By getting herself involved in one of the hospital’s mysteries, she aims to find answers about the mystery, and herself in the process.…… Continue reading Interview with Scott Kauffman
Like any other book nerd, I love quoting from literature. While it’s mostly from books I’ve read, I occasionally happen upon a set of beautiful lines that I’ve never heard of before, but love just as well. The current quote that speaks to me on a spiritual level is from William Faulkner. “All of us…… Continue reading On Faulkner, writing, and our splendid failure to do the impossible.
Jaq Hazell is the author of My Life as a Bench, a compelling story about a young girl who’s soul gets trapped in a bench when her life is abruptly cut short. I really enjoyed reading this book. You can read my review here. I asked Jaq a lot of questions and she was kind…… Continue reading Interview with Jaq Hazell
I really loved Rita Stradling’s Ensnared and have been fangirling over it ever since I read it. I asked her a lot of questions and she was kind enough to answer them. Can you tell us a little about Ensnared? Ensnared is an adult, near-future retelling of Beauty and the Beast. In the year 2026,…… Continue reading Interview with Rita Stradling