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The Steriskai

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It took me almost one hour to finally write something. It's not the hesitation to write but more of having no idea how to start telling about my life.

So hey, first of all, I want to say that I am still alive and I am doing just fine. I have decided to name my blog as Steriskai. Just like how people usually name their diary or belongings, this blog shall be entitled of its own name too. Steriskai simply means starry sky. Nothing more nothing less. Instead of saying I'm gonna write on my blog, I can say I'm gonna write on the starry sky aka Steriskai. Kewl, no?

I went through over my old posts on this blog yesterday and realised that I don't really save many happy memories -- it's more to gibberish and sad talking, and reviews, and few good contents -- and it's truly disappointing. This blog supposed to be a memento for me but what kind of remembrance I will read in 20 years ahead if I actually had nothing about my life in here? Where're all the good memori…

June 2019 Reading Wrap Up

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Another 7 books done in June. This might sound so highly of myself but I am proud of myself cause this is one hella achievement! Sebelum ni tiga bulan memang satu je buku dibaca. Lepas tu reading slump memanjang. I love reading! I always love. I love books. I love collecting books. Semua la pasal buku aku suka cuma tak pernah aktif macam sekarang. Hiks. Now dah boleh buat jadi salah satu niche blog pulak. Well at least ada la benda nak update kan. Konon je lifestyle tapi aku banyak mereputs di rumah ajak! So yeah, this is what I mostly do now. Reading and keep reading. So here goes my June 2019 reading wrap up!

1. The Butterfly Garden (The Collector #1) By Dot Hutchison
Published by Thomas and Mercer on 1st June 2016. In this book, butterfly ain’t really a butterfly. They are girls being kidnapped, tattooed with a butterfly wing on their back, being murdered and preserve in a glass of resin by a man who is obsessive with butterfly. It shows that psychopath is really capable of doing …

May 2019 Reading Wrap Up

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Hello earthlings! Here goes my May 2019 reading wrap up. As for in May, I managed to read only two books. I can't recall why I didn't read much but perhaps it was because the reading slump mode has been activated. Tapi sikpa. At least ada daripada shiada kan! Two is better than none. Hiks.

1. Alter Ego (Jonathan Stride #9) By Brian Freeman
Published by Quercus on 1st May 2018. It took me a few weeks to reach the final chapter because I was on hiatus for reading. Well, the book is intriguing enough even though the bad people is obviously laid out on every page. It's about a pervert superstar predator overloaded with ego hunting for a young prey and about a girl taking revenge who lost a father by suicide. Different cases but one of them leaving breadcrumbs to make the crime related to each other. I don’t expect any plot twist at all but surprisingly ada and benda ya sik disangka pun. I love how the author squeezes a little lovey-dovey scene despite how busy the police team…

April 2019 Reading Wrap Up

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April reading wrap up is here! Suka gila sebab ever since aku ada Kindle memang non-stop lah baca buku. Kadang memang ada reading slump datang tapi aku kasi chance sekejap je then terus cepat-cepat pilih next book to read. Hiks. Sekarang aku nak share buku yang aku dah baca pada bulan April.

1. I Owe You One By Sophie Kinsella
Published by Dial Press on 5th February 2019. I love this book! Kelakar but annoying at the same time. This book is mostly about unlucky Fixie Farr yang selalu kena ambil kesempatan oleh orang sekeliling dia. Even she put her family first, both her brother and sister is taking advantage on her. Dengan crush dia sekali buat perangai. Until one day dia jumpa someone and her life change to better even ada up and down jugak lah.
Rating : ★★★★
2. When In Doubt, Add Butter By Beth Harbison
Published by St. Martin's Press on 17th July 2012. This book is so-so. Only the first few pages caught my attention and the plot becomes slow and boring yet still exciting.
Rating …

20 Things You Should Look Out For Before You Buy Property

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Whether you're a first home buyer entering the market, or an investor, buying property is a big decision which requires a great deal of time and research to find the perfect place to suit your needs. Even with the help of services like Urban.com.au and other real estate discovery platforms, it's important to have a checklist in mind to ensure you'll be happy with your choice years down the track.

To help with your search, we've compiled a list of key considerations to take into account when buying property in Australia. (If we've missed anything, please feel free to let us know in the comments).

STRUCTURAL CONSIDERATIONS #1 CLADDING Dodgey cladding can lead to a string of financial problems as well as health and safety risks. Recent discussion around materials which pose significant health risks (such as asbestos and combustible cladding) has made buyers more aware of the importance of good quality and proven materials in construction. It's important to identif…

Book Review | Sorcery of Thorns By Margaret Rogerson

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For all the girls who found themselves in the books.
Title: Sorcery of Thorns
Author: Margaret Rogerson
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books (June 4th, 2019)
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Goodreads Summary:  All sorcerers are evil. Elisabeth has known that as long as she has known anything. Raised as a foundling in one of Austermeer’s Great Libraries, Elisabeth has grown up among the tools of sorcery—magical grimoires that whisper on shelves and rattle beneath iron chains. If provoked, they transform into grotesque monsters of ink and leather. She hopes to become a warden, charged with protecting the kingdom from their power.

Then an act of sabotage releases the library’s most dangerous grimoire. Elisabeth’s desperate intervention implicates her in the crime, and she is torn from her home to face justice in the capital. With no one to turn to but her sworn enemy, the sorcerer Nathaniel Thorn, and his mysterious demonic servant, she finds herself entangled in a centuries-old conspiracy. Not…

Embracing My Reading Hobby

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Hello. Lamanya dah tak update blog. Last update pun on May 15th. Almost sebulan lebih. Nak cakap life aku busy sangat memang tak lah jugak. Blame the Kindle. Ever since aku dapat benda tu, masa aku memang banyak habis ke membaca je. I supposed to write the book review here on my blog tapi tak terupdate sampai sekarang. I have like 16 book reviews pending to be updated. Review pendek setakat up dekat Instagram je. Banyak kerja nak buat. Procrastination is really, really bad you know.

Just to share with those who read my blog, Kindle is definitely worth buying. Aku memang minat baca buku lama dah. Dulu pun memang rajin beli buku. But reading progress memang agak slow which i tak tau kenapa. But bila dah ada Kindle, ko tengok lah 16 buku aku dah habis baca within 3 months. Gigih tak gigih. Hiks. 

If you happened to stumble upon my Instagram, i am turning the feed into bookish realm. Gigih ambik gambar flatlay k. And i am so happy to make friends dengan booknerds yang lain. Its really a …