25 Bookish Facts About Me

25 Bookish Facts About Me

Lazy Saturdays are the best time to work on my blog (and listen to Tom Waits). I was catching up on my WordPress dashboard when I discovered one of my favourite bookish people, Eunice, has written a 25 Bookish Facts About Me post! I decided to join in the fun, so here’s my entry! #1 […]

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With Malice Eileen Cook

Eileen Cook’s With Malice Shows The Ugly Side of Friendships

Eileen Cook’s With Malice proves one thing that I already know to be true: a lot of teenagers lack empathy. At one point, I wanted to throw the book out of the window. I couldn’t stand the characters. They’re vicious, selfish. They’re willing to do anything to garner attention from the media. It’s toxic. It’s […]

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RaifBadawiTheVoiceofFreedombyEnsafHaidarAndreaCHoffmann

Raif Badawi: The Voice of Freedom – Shocking And Devastating

I live in a small country called Singapore. I’ve never been on an airplane — this statement says a lot, because I’m 23. Like one of my heroes, Bill Bryson, I’m a reluctant traveller. I live a quiet and sheltered life. A Saudi woman is never her own ruler. I watch and read the news […]

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The Obsession Nora Roberts

3 Signs Nora Roberts’ The Obsession Is For You

The Obsession: predictable, but thrilling nonetheless 1st Sign You’re an interior design and/or photography buff. You love books with beautiful descriptions. I have a feeling Roberts did a lot of research before writing The Obsession. All those passages about angles and interior design are top-notch. The author paints such an exquisite picture that I can […]

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3 Reasons To Put A Frightfully English Execution In Your TBR Pile

Inspector Singh Investigates: A Frightfully English Execution No. 1 Diversity. Inspector Singh clashes with the Singapore police force, so he gets sent to other countries by his superiors to work on their murder cases. Imagine the look on my face when I found out that the protagonist is a Singaporean! We need more diversity, not […]

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Broken Promise Linwood Barclay

4 Reasons Why Broken Promise Will Knock Your Socks Off

No.1 Multi-twisted plot The cops at Promise Falls have a lot of things on their plate — the murder of a dead woman, dead squirrels, a rapist lurking around campus, and a creepy prank with mannequins. Broken Promise is a page-turner. Every chapter ends with a bang. No.2 Direct prose Linwood Barclay cuts to the […]

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