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The Happiness Ta–WAIT, This is Lit is still doing tags?!

Why are you staring? They say your title needs to reflect the content. *shrugs* I’ve been tagged to do a number of posts but I never got around to doing them. I’ve ignored the Disney Princess tag, Earth Day, the Sims tag, and so many more. I’m very sorry, everyone who nominated me–this is because…… Continue reading The Happiness Ta–WAIT, This is Lit is still doing tags?!

Book Reviews

Despair to Deliverance: A True Story of Triumph Over Severe Mental Illness by Sharon DeVinney

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. I’ve always been obsessed with books about sickness. I want to know how people felt at the worst point in their life, biologically speaking. And, you know what, society? Mental…… Continue reading Despair to Deliverance: A True Story of Triumph Over Severe Mental Illness by Sharon DeVinney

General

On Faulkner, writing, and our splendid failure to do the impossible.

Like any other book nerd, I love quoting from literature. While it’s mostly from books I’ve read, I occasionally happen upon a set of beautiful lines that I’ve never heard of before, but love just as well. The current quote that speaks to me on a spiritual level is from William Faulkner. “All of us…… Continue reading On Faulkner, writing, and our splendid failure to do the impossible.

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.

Book Reviews

Love and Laughter in the Time of Chemotherapy by Manjusha Pawagi

I received an e-copy of this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. When I finished reading this book, my first thought was, “oh shit, I have to review it now”. Because, how do you review the memoir of a woman’s journey after she was diagnosed with leukemia? I don’t want to pick…… Continue reading Love and Laughter in the Time of Chemotherapy by Manjusha Pawagi