TV shows

Why I fell in love with Netflix’s new TV show, The Haunting of Hill House.

This is a spoiler-free review. I was 8 when I saw my mother using a Ouija board. We were at my cousin’s house and I was wandering around, bored. I opened a random room, and there she was, sitting on the floor, across from my aunt. They both had their hands on a planchette, but…… Continue reading Why I fell in love with Netflix’s new TV show, The Haunting of Hill House.

General · Wrap-ups

April 2018 wrap-up: New things, old things, and…old-new things?

Sometimes, I think I need an award for all the creativity I put into blog titles. Anyhoo… I don’t generally do wrap-ups, but this is one of the aforementioned “new things”. Like every other wrap-up post in the blogosphere, we will be looking back at everything that happened in April. Books read This poignant and…… Continue reading April 2018 wrap-up: New things, old things, and…old-new things?

TV shows

TV show review: Netflix’s The Chalet

I’ve recently been struggling to find a good, binge-worthy TV show on Netflix. Every weekend, I’ll keep scrolling endlessly through the site and find nothing at all. So this week, when the French thriller, The Chalet, dropped on Netflix, I immediately jumped at it. This six-episode show is about childhood friends returning to Valmoline, a…… Continue reading TV show review: Netflix’s The Chalet

General · TV shows

TV show review: La Casa de Papel, a binge-worthy Spanish heist show.

Look, I’m no one to tell you how to live your life, but what are you even doing if you haven’t watched La Casa de Papel yet? This is a Spanish heist show that Netflix added in December 2017. After Netflix Germany’s amazing sci-fi TV show Dark, I’ve started watching more international shows. La Casa…… Continue reading TV show review: La Casa de Papel, a binge-worthy Spanish heist show.

Chai break

Chai break: Book to screen adaptations.

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: Book to screen adaptations.