Book Review: Room by Emma Donoghue

“Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.” 41st – Room by Emma Donoghue Rating:  (Good read, definitely!) What is it about: To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it’s where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat […]

Book Review: Eleven Hours by Pamela Erens

“The external world disappears; all she hears is her own sound; she is a cave filled with a great echoing voice. When she is done she closes her eyes for a moment, returning to herself.” 36th – A graphic novel – Eleven Hours by Pamela Erens Rating:  (Good read, definitely!) What is it about: Eleven […]

Book Review: The Crown (The Selection, #5) by Kiera Cass

“Maybe it’s not the first kisses that are supposed to be special. Maybe it’s the last ones.” — Kiera Cass, The Crown (The Selection, #5) 34th – A book based on fairytale – The Crown (The Selection, #5) by Kiera Cass Rating:  (Good read) What is it about: When Eadlyn became the first princess of Illéa to […]

Book Review: The Ice Twins by S.K. Tremayne

“…the death of those we love is so much worse than our own death, and yes all love is a form of suicide, you destroy yourself, you surrender yourself, you kill something in yourself, willingly, if you really love.” — S.K. Tremayne, The Ice Twins 33rd – A book that takes place on an island  – The […]

2016 Reading Challenge Update: April Part 2

“All grown-ups were once children… but only few of them remember it.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince I have read seven books last April and the first four are posted here. As promised, here are the three more good reads I had last month! 25th –A book at least 100 Years Older Than […]

2016 Reading Challenge Update: April Part 1

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone As promised early this week in the middle of a coffee date, here are first half of the seven awesome books I have read last April. (YES! I finally read Harry Potter!) 22nd – A […]

2016 Reading Challenge Update: March

“The holes in your life are permanent. You have to grow around them, like tree roots around concrete; you mould yourself through the gaps.” ― Paula Hawkins, The Girl on the Train Thank you Holy Week’s five-day-long break for letting me catch up read! 😀 18th – A book that’s under 150 pages – Kindred Spirits  What […]

Love Anthony by Lisa Genova: A Review and A Reading Challenge Update

We have pills for headaches. We have antidepressants for sadness. We have God for believers.We have nothing for autism. – Lisa Genova, Love Anthony I know I am in love with a story if: It affected me personally. It left me haunted. It gave me book hangover I can’t brush off and I want to know the […]

2016 Reading Challenge Update: Part 2

Before the year ‘leaped’, I was able to read four more books for this month. (My first update for February is here.) So here are the awesome novels that I have read on and before the 29th. ❤ 13th – A classic from the 20th century – To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee What is it about: Compassionate, […]

2016 Reading Challenge Update: February Part 1

With the help of Chinese New Year holiday, I started my month-long reading at full speed! 😀 😀 😀 Here are the six (yes, six!) beautiful novels that I have read since February 1 ! ❤ 7th – A book translated to English – Norwegian Wood by by Haruki Murakami What is it about: Toru, a quiet and […]