General

Jane Austen made bawdy jokes and I can’t even.

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.

General · Satire

A little tough love from your TBR pile.

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.

General

Today is my birthday and I have a lot of thoughts.

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.

Chai break

Chai break: How do you find time to read?

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?

Listicle

7 things only people who read while commuting by public transport will understand.

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.