2016 Reading Challenge Update: January

Four books in one month! Am I slow? ūüėÄ 1st - A book with a blue cover -¬†We Are Called to Rise: A Novel¬†by Laura McBride What is it about:¬†An immigrant boy whose family is struggling to assimilate. A middle-aged housewife coping with an imploding marriage and a troubled son. A social worker at home… Continue reading 2016 Reading Challenge Update: January

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

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Finished Series I Have YET to Finish

It takes a lot of interest and patience to be able to finish a book series. - rosemawrites I know a lot will agree with me on that. Unless you are really so engrossed with a book, you will not be able to finish a whole series. Today's¬†The Broke and the Bookish¬†Top Ten Tuesday is… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Finished Series I Have YET to Finish

TAGGED: The Book Cover Guessing Challenge

Don't judge the book by its cover. But, can you 'know'¬†the book just by looking at its cover? I will actually try to do that after the overly sweet¬†Dimple of enthrallingdimple¬†tagged me to do this cool challenge that I really really want to do! Please go check out her blog. She has written a lot… Continue reading TAGGED: The Book Cover Guessing Challenge

2015 Reading Challenge Super Update Part 4 (26th to 28th)

2015‚Äôs first half is now officially over so it is now time to give an update on my 2015 Reading Challenge. Last month has been so busy but thankfully I was able to a few good books. Here are they: A mystery (26th) - ¬†The Vanishing Point by Val McDermid I never realized that I… Continue reading 2015 Reading Challenge Super Update Part 4 (26th to 28th)

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.… Continue reading 2015 Reading Challenge SUPER UPDATE Part 3: 21st to 25th Book

2015 Reading Challenge Update: A BOOK WITH A NUMBER ON ITS TITLE (10/50)

After reading a lot of YA novels, I took a break and started reading the book listed in my 2015 Reading Challenge's a book with a number on its title. What's funny is among the 50 categories in this challenge, this is the category that I easily filled up. 1st to Die (Women's Murder Club,… Continue reading 2015 Reading Challenge Update: A BOOK WITH A NUMBER ON ITS TITLE (10/50)

BOOK READS: A Review of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time by Mark Haddon

A¬†short but sweet read, that is¬†The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. My first encounter with¬†Mark Haddon's¬†storytelling is surprising.¬†Just when I though that this book, with a very looong title, would be a crime mystery it appears it is not. Christopher John Francis Boone is the exceptionally intelligent¬†young man who have written the… Continue reading BOOK READS: A Review of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time by Mark Haddon

BOOK READS: Weekend List Update

I was not able to post a weekend book list last Friday due to heavy rains. But surprisingly, last weekend was my most productive weekend book reading so far. Here are the awesome book reads that I had this weekend. 1.¬†The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time¬†by¬†Mark¬†Haddon¬†- This book does surprise me in… Continue reading BOOK READS: Weekend List Update

DAY Eleven

It is day 11 of 30 Day Book Challenge. So here‚Äôs my answer to the question for the day: ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†11. ¬† Favorite classic book. Because this is published on 1939, I think this one‚Äôs really a classic. I just recently read And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie and it is… Continue reading DAY Eleven