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Mark your calendars for the Indian Lit Readathon!

Hiya, nerds! If you’ve been following me on social media, you would’ve noticed that all I’ve been talking about for the last couple of days is this readathon. What is the Indian Lit Readathon? The Indian Lit Readathon is a 48 hour readathon where participants read books written by Indian and Indian-origin authors. This amazing…… Continue reading Mark your calendars for the Indian Lit Readathon!

Banned Book Club · Book Reviews

Banned Book Club’s BoTM: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Banned Book Club is a meme I host where we read one historically challenged book a month. We support free speech and fight censorship every chance we get. Join our Goodreads group and DM me on Twitter to join our group chat.   Book of the month (May 2018): The Absolutely True Diary of a…… Continue reading Banned Book Club’s BoTM: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Book Reviews

Lacks Self-Control: True Stories I Waited Until My Parents Died to Tell by Roy Sekoff

I received a copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. I know, I know, I’m supposed to be on a NetGalley hiatus, but do you see that title? How can I, Shruti Ramanujam, ever stay away from a book with such…… Continue reading Lacks Self-Control: True Stories I Waited Until My Parents Died to Tell by Roy Sekoff

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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?