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7 things only people who read while commuting by public transport will understand.

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.

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Chai break: How do you work on your blog posts?

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?

Book Reviews

The Corner Shop of Whispers by Debbie Viggiano

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

Book Reviews · Satire

5 totally real books you should add to your April TBR.

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.

Book Reviews

The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness by Paula Poundstone

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

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Chai break: Why reviews just won’t cut it anymore

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. Have…… Continue reading Chai break: Why reviews just won’t cut it anymore