I belong to the special sect of people who occasionally exclaim “Hmm, I need to read more classics” but never bother to read more than 2 or 3 classics per year. When you’re a stickler for finishing Goodreads reading challenges, a classic–which takes more reading time than, say, a YA book–will only slow you down.…… Continue reading Persuasion by Jane Austen
Book bloggers are AMAZING, okay? Hit up any book blog and several hours later, you’ll have exactly 96 book recommendations, gazillion more blogs to follow, and an inspiration to write more. We book bloggers may be from different corners of the world and have our own unique styles, but there are certain types of book…… Continue reading 7 types of book bloggers we’ve all seen.
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 received an e-copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions mentioned here are my own. When you read a really good book, you make mental notes about all the great things you’ll say about it in your review. But, when you put the book down and…… Continue reading The Night Child by Anna Quinn
I received an ARC of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed here are my own. I was recently super stressed about something and decided a little literature therapy was needed. Amazon didn’t seem like it would work on my already empty pocket, which is when I…… Continue reading Pretty, Nasty, Lovely by Rosalind Noonan
Warsan Shire is a Kenyan-born, Somali-British poet, who writes poems that speak to your soul. Shire’s quotes have been adapted by Beyoncé in the visual album Lemonade. Beyoncé reads them out at the start of each song, and her voice makes the already amazing quotes even more impressive. Here are 11 Warsan Shire quotes that say…… Continue reading 9 Warsan Shire quotes that will speak to your soul.
This blog post is a part of the Design Blogger Competition organized by CGTrader “Study the past if you would define the future.”–Confucius. This Chinese thinker and social philosopher’s words are relevant even now. If you want to define the future, you should take a good look at the past. If you’re learning something…… Continue reading Designing for the future–the answer is in the past.