Best Read Books of 2015

Out of 48 books read last year, only eleven (11) were given five stars. And they are... Mystery/Thrillers The Pelican Brief  by John Grisham With twists and turns I have never predicted, this book made me an automatic fan of John Grisham. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold A book I have written a full-length review is surely a… Continue reading Best Read Books of 2015

2015 Reading Challenge Super Update

Six more books, one more month!  It was October 21 when I last posted an update on the PopSugar 2015 Reading Challenge that I participated into! What a shame right? (facepalm) A bigger shame is that after more than a month, I was only able to read five (05) books only! Like, seriously! 😐 One final blow is that… Continue reading 2015 Reading Challenge Super Update

2015 Reading Challenge: A book you we’re supposed to read in school (39th)

“What do we call visible light? We call it color. But the electromagnetic spectrum runs to zero in one direction and infinity in the other, so really, children, mathematically, all of light is invisible.” ― Anthony Doerr After almost two weeks of reading at night, I can now finally post an update for the PopSugar 2015 Reading… Continue reading 2015 Reading Challenge: A book you we’re supposed to read in school (39th)

2015 Reading Challenge Update: A book you own but have never read (38th)

“Everything's a risk. Not doing anything is a risk. It's up to you.” - Nicola Yoon A book you own but have never read (38th) - Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen… Continue reading 2015 Reading Challenge Update: A book you own but have never read (38th)

2015 Reading Challenge Update: A book with a color in the title (37th)

Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me. And I think all the other folks did too. They come to church to share God, not find God. - Alice Walker A book with a color in the title (37th) - The Color Purple by Alice Walker Taking place mostly in rural Georgia, the story… Continue reading 2015 Reading Challenge Update: A book with a color in the title (37th)

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books On My Fall TBR

A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. - George R.R. Martin I can’t help but smile as I write this post because The Broke and the Bookish’s Top Ten Tuesday today is almost related to my post last week, Top Ten Books I am Dying to Read. September 22: Top Ten Books On… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books On My Fall TBR

2015 Reading Challenge Update: A book set in the future (36th)

“Nature never appeals to intelligence until habit and instinct are useless. There is no intelligence where there is no need of change.” - H. G. Wells A book set in the future (36th) - The Time Machine by H.G. Wells “I’ve had a most amazing time....” So begins the Time Traveller’s astonishing firsthand account of his journey 800,000 years… Continue reading 2015 Reading Challenge Update: A book set in the future (36th)

2015 Reading Challenge Update: A (photo)graphic novel (35th)

“You don't know me. You know one me, just like I know one you. And you can't know every me, and I can't know every you.” - Evan Here's another update for my 2015 Reading Challenge! A graphic novel (35th) -  Every You, Every Me by David Levithan I am not really fond of graphic novels/comics. I have also a… Continue reading 2015 Reading Challenge Update: A (photo)graphic novel (35th)

2015 Reading Challenge Update: A MEMOIR (34th)

Entertaining yet insightful. That is the memoir that I have read for my 2015 Reading Challenge. Here it is: A Memoir (34th) : On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King This is a book that every writer should read. With no less than Stephen King as this novel's author, On Writing is full… Continue reading 2015 Reading Challenge Update: A MEMOIR (34th)

BOOK READS: A Review of The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Emotionally haunting. Vividly described violence while expressing hope.  After reading Markus Zusak's I Am the Messenger , I was convinced that he is indeed a not-your-ordinary author. And as I read The Book Thief, I have proven how 'deep' he really is. Genre: Historical Fiction Published: 2005 Rating: 💖💖💖 (You MAY read it.) THE STORY: Liesel Meminger,… Continue reading BOOK READS: A Review of The Book Thief by Markus Zusak