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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 →

The Raising by Laura Kasischke

Title: The Raising Author: Paperback: 496 pages Publisher: Harper Perennial (March 15, 2011) Rating: 3 out of 5 stars The Raising is about a perfect blond teenager who died in an accident and comes back to the campus to haunt…. Continue Reading →

Year of the Tiger by David Miller

Title: Year of the Tiger Author: David Miller Source: Review Copy Set in: Singapore Paperback, 278 pages Monsoon Books Pte Ltd Rating: 4 out of 5 My Thoughts: My only reason for accepting this book for review was that it… Continue Reading →

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Title: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Author: Ransom Riggs Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Quirk Books; Book Club edition (June 7, 2011) My thoughts: Here is a completely different take on a very popular topic. Mr. Riggs has taken the… Continue Reading →

The Informationist by Taylor Stevens

Title: The Informationist Author: Taylor Stevens Genre: Thriller (Adult fiction) Source: Review Copy Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Crown; First Edition edition (March 8, 2011) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 My Thoughts: I usually don’t read a lot of thrillers. I… Continue Reading →

SchoolGirl by Osamu Dazai

Title: Schoolgirl Author: Osamu Dazai (Translated by Allison Markin Powell) Paperback: 100 pages Publisher: One Peace Books (October 1, 2011) Genre: Fiction/ Novella Source: Review Copy Set in: Japan Challenge: East and SouthEast Asia Challenge Rating: 3 out of 5… Continue Reading →

Pompeii by T.L.Higley

Title: Pompeii Author: T.L.Higley Genre: Historical Fiction Set in: Pompeii (Rome) Source: Review Copy Rating: 4 out of 5 My Thoughts: This being the third book I have read by T.L.Higley, I can safely say that this author never disappoints…. Continue Reading →

Women on the verge of a nervous breakthrough by Ruth Pennebaker

Title: Women on the verge of a nervous breakthrough Author: Ruth Pennebaker Source: Review Copy Publisher: Berkley (January 4, 2011) Rating: 3.75 out of 5 My thoughts: When 3 generation of women who cannot stand each other have to live… Continue Reading →

Shameless by Anne Stuart

Title: Shameless Author: Anne Stuart Mass Market Paperback: 416 pages Publisher: Mira; Original edition (June 21, 2011) Genre: Historical romance Source: Review copy Rating: 3.5 out of 5 My Thoughts: Shameless is the 4th book in the House of Rohan… Continue Reading →

A Golden Age and the Good Muslim by Tahmima Anam

Today I’m reviewing two books together just because they are the first 2 books in a 3 book series and I feel the second cannot be read without the first. Title: A Golden Age Author: Tahmima Anam Genre: Fiction Set… Continue Reading →

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