I received a free copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. When I saw this book on NetGalley, what jumped out to me from the synopsis was “A Near Future Retelling of Beauty and the Beast “. Here’s the thing–I LOVE Beauty and the Beast. It’s my most favorite fairy…… Continue reading Ensnared by Rita Stradling
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. Start…… Continue reading Chai break: The dreaded DNF
I received an e-ARC of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review. Thanks so much, Jaq! I started reading this book 4 days back, while on the train to work. I have a 50 minute long journey to look forward to everyday and I get bored very easily. I usually read…… Continue reading My Life as a Bench by Jaq Hazell
Chai break is a new weekly 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.…… Continue reading Chai break #1: How do you review poorly written ARCs/galleys/giveaway wins?
Hey, readers! I haven’t been blogging for the past few days. Cyclonic storms + weak cables from Internet Service Providers = No Internet for regular blog posts. In case you were wondering, Internet isn’t back yet. I’m sitting outside, surreptitiously using a neighbor’s WiFi (don’t you dare judge me!). Anyway, the lack of Internet made…… Continue reading The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
I picked this book up when I went on a book buying spree. I had already read Malice by this author before (and abso-freakin-lutely loved it). I bought this book with great expectations and it sure did not disappoint! Goodreads synopsis: When a man is discovered dead by poisoning in his empty home his beautiful…… Continue reading Salvation of a saint by Keigo Higashino
What is the meaning of life? If you're told you're going to die within the next few weeks/months/years, what would your life be like? These are questions I have been grappling with for over a year now due to some personal reasons. In When Breath Becomes Air, Paul Kalanithi explores the same questions. Like the… Continue reading When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi