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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 – 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 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 →

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 →

Cover Spotlight! Perfect Ruin by Lauren Destefano

I just love this cover. It’s beautiful on screen and in person. Love the font as well. I just created a mock thingy in photoshop just to keep my skills updated and for fun. Have you read Perfect Ruin?  

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 →

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