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Book Cover Design for free

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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 →

Book Beginnings – Ministry of Moral Panic by Amanda Lee Koh

THANKS FOR JOINING ME ON FRIDAYS FOR BOOK BEGINNING FUN! Please join me every Friday to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book,… Continue Reading →

Wordless Wednesday!

Reading Scottish Folk Tales on a beautiful sunny day in Scotland while drinking coffee. What else do you need?

Book Review: The Wildings by Nilanjana Roy

Title: The Wildings Author: Nilanjana Roy Set in: Delhi, India Pages: 338 Source: Library Genre: Adult Fiction Awards/ Nominations: Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize (2013), DSC Prize Nominee for South Asian Literature for Longlist (2014) Rating: 4/5 My thoughts: This… Continue Reading →

Book Review: We Are Anonymous by Parmy Olson

Title: We are Anonymous Author: Parmy Olsen Genre: Non-Fiction Published June 5th 2012 by Little, Brown and Company Rating: 4 out of 5 My thoughts: It’s a digital World. Everything is online, including our private lives. In the news we… Continue Reading →

Book Review – 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 →

Book Review – 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 →

Book Review – 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 →

Book Review – 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 →

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