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 […]

Meaning

Binded but never blinded collection Of letter conniving to form words Of timeless wisdom freeing up minds Kept inside the dark room of ignorance. — 08.10.2018 ©2018 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo via Unsplash For dVerse: Celebrate with me today! I’m celebrating National Book Lovers Day!

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 […]

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 […]

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: When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi Rating: ❤❤❤❤❤ What is it about: At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. […]

history and poetry

“Among other things, you’ll find that you’re not the first person who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behavior. You’re by no means alone on that score, you’ll be excited and stimulated to know. Many, many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, […]

FLYLēF turns 2!

And the baby of my darling Lonna named FLYLēF just turned 2! To celebrate, an amazing group of bloggers and I have planned posts for you to enjoy, all centered around the theme… FRIENDSHIP Please make sure to visit them, and perhaps make a new friend along the way.  FRIENDSHIP  I am delighted when I learned […]

Come In

more often than not, i find myself tucked in between crumpled sheets of bed and book inside a well-lit room, with a cuppa black and hot coffee on the side, paired with a blank page waiting, expecting for the sudden flow of ink, as i breathe in and out words. come in, join my community […]

Book Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

46th – My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga Rating:  (Good read, definitely!) What is it about: Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her […]