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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 →

Undress me in the temple of heaven by Susan Jane Gilman

I’m featured on book bloggers International. Do check it out Title: Undress me in the temple of heaven Author: Susan Jane Gilman Genre: Travelogue, memoir Paperback: 320 pages Publisher: Grand Central Publishing; 1 edition (February 8, 2010) Rating: 4.5 out… Continue Reading →

Red Lotus by Pai Kit Fai

Title: Read Lotus (UK version) Author: Pai Kit Fai Source: Library Published by Sphere (first published January 5th 2010) Rating:4 out of 5 stars I had a reading block for the longest time; hence the lack of posts. I haven’t… Continue Reading →

Teaser Tuesdays!

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE… Continue Reading →

DragonKeeper by Carole Wilkinson

Title: DragonKeeper Author: Carole Wilkinson Genre: Fantasy Set in: China Reading level: Ages 9-12 Hardcover: 352 pages Publisher: Hyperion Book CH; 1 edition (April 2, 2005) Rating: 4 out of 5 My Thoughts: Dragonkeeper is a story set in Ancient… Continue Reading →

The last Empress

The first book Empress Orchid is about how a young village girl of 17 called Orchid becomes the Empress of China. The book ends with her husband’s death and with her taking the reins of the kingdom. All I can… Continue Reading →

Empress Orchid (The last Empress of China)

Generally after I finish reading a book, usually on the very day itself, I open a blank word document and start writing my review. But the page for this book stayed blank for a very long time. I didn’t know… Continue Reading →

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