HAPPY WORLD BOOK DAY, NERDS! I was wondering what I should blog about today and thought, “hey, what’s your most favorite topic–the one you can never stop talking about? Write about that.” My favorite topic? Myself. What can I say, I’m a narcissist. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Guess who’s got two thumbs, speaks limited French, and finally got…… Continue reading Twitter, Tina the technical writer, and tears on a Sunday afternoon.
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.
I received a free copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I raced to my laptop as soon as I was done because I need people to know about this amazing book! There are some books that you just want to recommend to others and The House is definitely one…… Continue reading The House by Simon Lelic
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. Welcome,…… Continue reading Chai break: How do you work on your blog posts?
I received a free copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I loved the cover of the book and that’s the main reason I requested it. I liked reading this book–it’s an excellent break from serious stuff. If you can suspend your disbelief at the characters’ antics for the entirety…… Continue reading The Corner Shop of Whispers by Debbie Viggiano
With a new month comes new books, and today, we have 5 new books that released at the break of dawn. Get an exclusive look at the covers of these books, read the blurbs, and let us know which ones you’ll be adding to your TBR list! Warning: This post includes swearing and references to…… Continue reading 5 totally real books you should add to your April TBR.
I received an e-ARC of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Okay, full disclosure: I did not know who Paula Poundstone was until reading this book. I love standup comedy and the Internet says it’s a given that I should know Poundstone, but I didn’t. I read this book without knowing…… Continue reading The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness by Paula Poundstone