Introducing my summer TBR

“That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.” - Jhumpa Lahiri How's the situation in your country? With this I mean, in relation with this cruel pandemic. We are again in a lockdown and we have been for more than a year now Perks: I have more time to read.… Continue reading Introducing my summer TBR

books i read because of recommendations

Do you have fellow book lovers whom you call when you need book recommendations? I asked because The Artsy Reader’s Top Ten Tuesday this week is Books I Read Because Someone Recommended Them to Me . My answer to the question above is yes, I do have a handful! And here are the books they recommended! Great… Continue reading books i read because of recommendations

10 books with long titles

The Artsy Reader’s Top Ten Tuesday 's theme for the week is about October 13: Super Long Book Titles. I looked back at the books I've read to see if I have some on my lists. Out of the over 300 titles I was able to read, a huge 90% are titled with few words, some just… Continue reading 10 books with long titles

10 books on my Fall 2020 TBR

Amidst the chaos and division happening, there is one thing I think we all can agree in. This year is challenging, physically, emotionally, spiritually, psychologically, and all the -ly's I missed to write here. As I try to look at the bright sides of life (to keep me sane as I near my 7th month… Continue reading 10 books on my Fall 2020 TBR

10 books i loved but never reviewed

After a quick check on my Top Ten Tuesday tab, I've figured my last entry was June 7, 2016 (four years ago!!!) where I shared the 10 reasons why I love reading. I cannot believe that it has been that long ago as I still vividly have the joyful memory of revisiting the books I've… Continue reading 10 books i loved but never reviewed

6 Lessons I Learned from Little Fighter, Chika Jeune (perhaps a book review)

Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family by  Mitch Albom Chika Jeune was born three days before the devastating earthquake that decimated Haiti in 2010. She spent her infancy in a landscape of extreme poverty, and when her mother died giving birth to a baby brother, Chika was brought… Continue reading 6 Lessons I Learned from Little Fighter, Chika Jeune (perhaps a book review)

The Entertainer Book Tag

(Note: This tag is stolen from my dearie Jade. I am guilty beyond reasonable doubt; I am willing to pay the price of this crime. ^___^ ) It's a Monday morning and my work email is (surprisingly) quiet and empty. Perhaps like a little street in a province at 12:30 AM. So I decided to… Continue reading The Entertainer Book Tag

NEW BOOK: Between My Bleeding Lines Extended Edition

I was gone for quite a long time, now I'm back with a big big big news about my second poetry collection: Between My Bleeding Lines Extended Edition! From last year's first edition with 100 poems, this new collection contains over 160 pieces and more are now in the hopeful part of the book, which… Continue reading NEW BOOK: Between My Bleeding Lines Extended Edition

5 Quotes Why I Love A Man Called Ove

A 59-year old widower. Grumpy. Trying and failing to kill himself, many times. Here's an odd, funny, yet utterly moving story. A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Rating: ❤❤❤❤❤ The first novel by the Swedish author Fredrik Backman, A Man Called Ove is a balance between heart wrenching and thought provoking lines as well as chuckle-inducing… Continue reading 5 Quotes Why I Love A Man Called Ove

Book Quotes: Rain in the Mountains

Rain in the Mountains: Notes from the Himalayas by Ruskin Bond       Rating: ❤❤❤❤❤ As I remember that this blog is A Reading Writer, and as I want to fuel my reading pace again, I'll start to post quotations and wise words I loved from my recent reads, starting with Rain in the Mountains by India's… Continue reading Book Quotes: Rain in the Mountains