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Hi…I’ve been working as a Graphic Designer for 3 years now and my main goal and dream was always to design Book Covers. but since there are not many opportunities to do that in SE Asia I’ve decided to take matters… Continue Reading →

Witchstruck by Victoria Lamb

Title: Witchstruck Author: Victoria Lamb Genre: Young Adult (historical) Set in: United Kingdom Rating: 2.5 /5 My thoughts: This is the first book in the Tudor Witch trilogy. I was mainly attracted to this book because of the setting. I… Continue Reading →

Dear Leader: My Escape from North Korea by Jang Jin-Sung

Title: Dear Leader Author: Jang Jin-Sung Genre: Memoir Rating: 5/5 Thoughts: This book is amazing. If there is one book you read on North Korea, let it be this one. I’ve read 2 books based in North Korea so far… Continue Reading →

BOOK HAUL!

We went to the Big Bad Wolf Booksale which is supposed to be one of the biggest book sales in Malaysia. It happens once a year and people apparently queue outside the doors since 6.30 in the morning just to be… Continue Reading →

Sunday Salon

I’ve started reading a lot from my shelves lately because I haven’t had the time or inclination to go and enquire about a library in KL. Reading from my own shelves gives me a lot of satisfaction. But there are so… Continue Reading →

The Bastard Of Istanbul by Elif Şafak

The Bastard Of Istanbul Author: Elif Şafak Source: Purchased Rating: 5 out of 5 This book had been sitting on my bookshelf for quite some time. I remember buying it for it’s beautiful cover and the Istanbul setting. It took… Continue Reading →

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Night Circus Author: Erin Morgenstern Source: Audible Audiobook Narrator: Jim Dale Duration: 13 hours 43 minutes 3 out of 5 Another book which was very popular in the Book Community and another one I didn’t love as much. But I… Continue Reading →

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Red Queen Author: Victoria Aveyard Genre: YA Dystopian Source: ARC 383 pages Published February 10th 2015 by Orion 1 out of 5 stars I don’t like giving negative harsh reviews. But sometimes it has to be done. Besides considering the popularity… Continue Reading →

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

*SPOILERS* Oh I know, it’s a very old book and what not. I read the first 2 books before the movies and then I decided to wait for the third movie to come out to read the third book, if… Continue Reading →

Take heart: Guest post by Janet Lee Carey

I read Dragon Keep by Janet Lee Carey some time back and loved it. Today I’m very happy to host her as a guest blogger. Hope you all enjoy reading the post and the book as well. ——————————————– About the… Continue Reading →

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