You know Jane Austen. Author of timeless classics such as Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. Writer of realistic stories with brilliant social commentary. Overall supercalifragilisticexpialidocious human whose signature wit is responsible for her books still remaining in print. In what other romantic story would you find gems such as this? “It is your turn…… Continue reading Jane Austen made bawdy jokes and I can’t even.
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
Ladies and gentlemen, put your hands together for the brilliant title this blog post has! How creative! How inspired! Did I tell you I get paid to write? Anywhoo. Today is my birthday. And yes, it’s Halloween. I’ve been told it’s very fitting that I was born on this day. *flips hair* The big old…… Continue reading Today is my birthday and I have a lot of thoughts.
Up and coming YA novel seeks a strong and motivated female to lead its team to victory in a dystopian future. Job duration: 3 books Job description The ideal candidate will: 1. Have an obscure name that is difficult to pronounce. 2. Be an orphan or raised by a single mother or father who never…… Continue reading Wanted: Heroine of a Young Adult novel.
I received a free copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Of all paperbacks authors have sent me for review, I loved the cover of this one the best. Seriously, look at it! It’s so pretty! I started reading this…… Continue reading The Giants Look Down by Sonja Price
Hiya, nerds! Who’s got 2 thumbs, speaks limited French, and has totally been ignoring tags for the past few months? I’ve been nominated to do multiple tags and awards, but being a Horrible Person™, I never bothered doing them. Why are you doing the Sunshine Blogger Award, then? I thought it was for bloggers who…… Continue reading The Sunshine Blogger Award #2
I received a free copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Indiscretion is a quick read despite being a 500 page long tome. Read it if you like romance with a twist of angst, with detailed descriptions of geography. Goodreads…… Continue reading Indiscretion by Hannah Fielding
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. Nerds!…… Continue reading Chai break: How do you find time to read?
I recently purchased a bunch of books by Jodi Picoult. I’ve read only a few of her books but I love them enough to call her one of my favorite authors. I decided to read Handle with Care first, and I’m wondering how I will be able to string together coherent sentences to review this…… Continue reading Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult
It was my blog’s 1 year anniversary three days back. On May 25, 2016, I started this blog with a review of Killing Floor (Jack Reacher #1) by Lee Child. Looking back, I realize that starting this blog was a spur of the moment thing. I had a little notebook where I reviewed books. I…… Continue reading 9 tips for the book blogger who is just starting out.
Like me, you probably read when you commute by public transportation every day. And, like yours truly, you’ve probably experienced all of the following, too. 1. When you get into a really crowded train or bus, but forget the crowd when you open your book. 2. When you smell your book and catch a commuter…… Continue reading 7 things only people who read while commuting by public transport will understand.