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

AuthorsGetLit

AuthorsGetLit | Telling our stories: The challenges of memoir writing.

AuthorsGetLit is a series on This is Lit that will focus on tips for authors, self-published or otherwise, from both bloggers and other authors. Read the previous posts from this series here: 5 tips for getting a blogger to review your book. How to write a book review request email. 3 ways you can find…… Continue reading AuthorsGetLit | Telling our stories: The challenges of memoir writing.

Book Reviews

Despair to Deliverance: A True Story of Triumph Over Severe Mental Illness by Sharon DeVinney

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’ve always been obsessed with books about sickness. I want to know how people felt at the worst point in their life, biologically speaking. And, you know what, society? Mental…… Continue reading Despair to Deliverance: A True Story of Triumph Over Severe Mental Illness by Sharon DeVinney

Book Reviews

Love and Laughter in the Time of Chemotherapy by Manjusha Pawagi

I received an e-copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. When I finished reading this book, my first thought was, “oh shit, I have to review it now”. Because, how do you review the memoir of a woman’s journey after she was diagnosed with leukemia? I don’t want to pick…… Continue reading Love and Laughter in the Time of Chemotherapy by Manjusha Pawagi