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 […]

Book Review: Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

“Reality depends on perspective, on what is paid attention to.” 43rd – Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova  Rating:  (Good read, definitely) What is it about: Joe O’Brien is a forty-four-year-old police officer from the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Charlestown, Massachusetts. A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their twenties, and respected officer, […]

Book Review: P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern

“Shoot for the moon, even if you fail, you’ll land among the stars.” 42nd – P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern  Rating:  (Good read) What is it about: Holly couldn’t live without her husband Gerry, until the day she had to. They were the kind of young couple who could finish each other’s sentences. […]

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: The Way Back to You by Michelle Andreani and Mindi Scott

“The beauty of being young is that you can change your mind a hundred times and life is still before you with all the options.” 40th – A book about a roadtrip – The Way Back to You by Michelle Andreani and Mindi Scott  Rating:  (Good read) What is it about: Six months ago, Ashlyn Montiel died […]

Book Review: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

“Paradox of marriage: you can never know someone entirely; you do know someone entirely.” 39th – Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff    Rating:  (Not for me, sorry.) What is it about: Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not […]

April & May in a Cup of Coffee

Because this week has been gentle to me, please share another cup of coffee with me. I would apologize, first, because this might be a long talk. (I honestly avoid to write long poems and fictions because I don’t want readers to skim through my words. I want them to read them.) But I guess […]

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 […]

BOOK READS: A Soundtrack for THE MAGIC STRINGS OF FRANKIE PRESTO by Mitch Albom

I was reviewing my emails yesterday when I read an exclusive letter from Mitch Albom. (I’m a Shelved subscribers guys, so if you’re a fan you can sign-up here: http://mitchalbom.com/d/shelved.) According to him, Republic Records will release a soundtrack on November 6th for his upcoming novel, The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto! The album’s titled, The Magic […]

2015 Reading Challenge SUPER UPDATE Part 3: 21st to 25th Book

I am back! I’m almost halfway through my 2015 Reading Challenge and I am happy to share to you my 21st to 25th books! A book of short stories (21st) – Tenth of December by George Saunders It’s deep. George Saunders is really a genius. A funny book (22nd) – Scared Scriptless by Alison Sweeney Yes it’s funny, but it’s forgettable. […]