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.
I first started reading the Harry Potter series when I was in the fifth grade. The first 5 books had released by then. I finished them all over the summer vacation and The Half-Blood Prince released in the start of the school year, in 2005. By grade 6, all of my friends were into Harry…… Continue reading Hogwarts has always been there to welcome me home.
I recently purchased a bunch of books by Jodi Picoult. I’ve read only a few of her books but I love them enough to call her one of my favorite authors. I decided to read Handle with Care first, and I’m wondering how I will be able to string together coherent sentences to review this…… Continue reading Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult
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. Pour…… Continue reading Chai break: How do you comment on blog posts?
I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions mentioned here are my own. When Daniel Garrison contacted me about this book, he said that this book was all about adventure. My review policy doesn’t have adventure in the list of genres I prefer,…… Continue reading Drifting in the Push by Daniel Garrison
It was my blog’s 1 year anniversary three days back. On May 25, 2016, I started this blog with a review of Killing Floor (Jack Reacher #1) by Lee Child. Looking back, I realize that starting this blog was a spur of the moment thing. I had a little notebook where I reviewed books. I…… Continue reading 9 tips for the book blogger who is just starting out.