I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest reviewer. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. Listen. LI-sten. Before we go into how exactly Tweet Cute snatched my wig, we need to discuss my favourite topic of all time–myself. One of my absolute favourite movies is…… Continue reading Blog tour | Hey, Tweet Cute, I want my wig back.
Banned Book Club (BBC) is a meme I host where we read one historically challenged book a month, in an effort to support free speech. August’s BoTM is Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan. Banned for: The cover image of two boys kissing, including “sexually explicit LGBT content”, condoning public displays of affection. Goodreads synopsis: New…… Continue reading BBC spotlight: Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
Up and coming YA novel seeks a strong and motivated male to lead it and the dystopian word it’s set in to a bestseller list. Job duration: 3 books Description The ideal candidate will: 1. Have a name that is obscure and sounds non-American though you are, in fact, American and whiter than the Pillsbury Doughboy’s…… Continue reading Wanted: Hero of a Young Adult novel
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. Synopsis: Everyone we love, everything we know, is going away… and only an autistic boy can stop it. Alex knows exactly how many steps it takes to get from his…… Continue reading Losing Normal by Francis Moss
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. When Paul Kane reached out to me about reviewing this book, I was immediately sold! Leaving Jackson Wolf is a coming of age contemporary story and I found the blurb…… Continue reading Leaving Jackson Wolf by P.A. Kane
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: The Earth, My Butt, And Other Big Round Things…… Continue reading Banned Book Club’s July BoTM: The Earth, My Butt, And Other Big Round Things by Carolyn Mackler
I’m currently reading The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner. Do you remember how I once wrote a whole post raving about Faulkner and said I wanted to start reading the guy’s books? Yeah, that’s not working out well for me. My first Faulkner read is a disaster. I don’t get the book at…… Continue reading To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
I buddy-read this book with Simant, the lovely blogger behind Flipping Through The Pages. Both Sim and I adored this book and have been waxing eloquent about it ever since! Goodreads synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso knows all about unrequited love—she’s lived through it twenty-six times. She crushes hard and crushes often, but always in secret.…… Continue reading Buddy read review: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
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
I don’t know if you noticed, but this is all I’ve talked about both here and on Twitter this past week. I finally picked up Simon and boy, what a great decision it was! Goodreads synopsis: Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email…… Continue reading Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
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. Look…… Continue reading Chai Break: Will reading YA books get you more followers?
Waddup, nerds? I’m going to be doing Dewey’s 24 hour readathon today. I’ve never done a readathon before, but since I’m already trying new things this month (read Look who fancies herself a poet now! | NaPoWriMo update), I decided to give this a try too. For the readathon, I’ve chosen several YA contemporary books.…… Continue reading My TBR for Dewey’s 24 Hour Readathon.