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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 →

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Title: My Life Next Door Author: Huntley Fitzpatrick Genre: Contemporary Young Adult Rating: 2 out of 5 Thoughts: Samantha has a very neat and orderly life. Contrary to the Garett’s who stay next door and have a huge, loud and messy… Continue Reading →

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Title: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore Author: Robin Sloan Genre: Adult Fiction Rating: 4 out of 5 Thoughts: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan is an unusual book. It’s about Clay Jannon, a Graphic Designer, who looses his job because… Continue Reading →

The Sunday Salon…mini reviews

This week I’ve been reading more than I expected. Freelancing definitely has its perks. I have free time to read during the week and weekends free to do other stuff. I also have this major itch to buy books. I’m… Continue Reading →

New Bookshelf and reading space!

We recently shifted to a new rented house and my old ikea shelf broke during the transfer. What else can you expect from a S60$ shelf though. I’m surprised it lasted that long. So I ordered a new Bookshelf, slightly… Continue Reading →

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