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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.
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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…

Book Review | Let It Snow - Three Holiday Romances by John Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle

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Title: Let It Snow - Three Holiday Romances
Author: John Green, Maureen Johnson, Lauren Myracle
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Want to know how long it took me to break up with my "perfect" boyfriend and make out with a new guy? It had taken...wait for it...twenty-three minutes!
Let It Snow Synopsis
The worst blizzard for fifty years, three wintry love stories, one magical night!

It's Christmas Eve and Gracetown has been buried by snow. But the weather is more than just an inconvenience. When one girl unexpectedly steps off a stranded train, she sets off a series of life-changing events.

Soon fourteen pumped-up cheerleaders will descend on the local Waffle House, the Duke's DVD night will be rudely interrupted for a Twister mission, and a lovesick barista will determine the fate of a single teacup pig.

As the three stories collide, strangers cross paths and romance blossoms with heart-warming consequences.

My Thoughts
I do love this boo…

Book Review | Wanderlove By Kirsten Hubbard

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Title: Wanderlove
Author: Kirsten Hubbard
Publisher: Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
Genre: Young Adult, Travel, Adventure, Romance, Self-Discovery

"It all looks like it's been in a battle."  "Maltreated mangoes," Rowan says.  Is he actually joking with me? I smile tentatively.  "Abused avocadoes." I try. "Warmongering watermelons." "There aren't any watermelons" -- "That's because they lost the war."
Wanderlove Synopsis
It all begins with a stupid question: Are you a Global Vagabond?

No, but 18-year-old Bria Sandoval wants to be. In a quest for independence, her neglected art, and no-strings-attached hookups, she signs up for a guided tour of Central America—the wrong one. Middle-aged tourists with fanny packs are hardly the key to self-rediscovery. When Bria meets Rowan, devoted backpacker and dive instructor, and his outspokenly humanitarian sister Starling, she seizes the chance to ditch her group and join them…

Book Review | The Reluctant Heiress

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Title: The Reluctant Heiress (Previously published as Magic Flutes)
Author: Eva Ibbotson
Publisher: Speak
Date Published: 1982
Genre: Young Adult/Teens/Historical Romance

"Breathe?" said Tessa, shocked. "I don't need to breathe when I'm with you."
The Reluctant Heiress Synopsis Being an heiress in 1920s Austria with nothing but a broken-down castle to your name and nary a penny in your purse could be frustrating for anyone but the Princess Theresa-Maria of Pfaffenstein. “Tessa,” however, is thrilled with her situation, as it allows her to concentrate on her love of the arts—and no one in the Viennese opera company need know that their delightful and charming under-wardrobe mistress is really a princess. But when the dashing self-made millionaire Guy Farne arrives at the opera in search of suitable entertainment for his high society guests, Tessa realizes that there may be more to life—and love—than just music. But while the attraction between them in undeniable, …

Book Review | You Can't Run by Mandy Thomas

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I was in the bookstore that day, looking for a brand new novel to buy and read. The fiction genre seems to be a bit off for me during that time so I decided to pick a non-fiction book. I went through few books and finally found one that absolutely caught my attention. This book is based on true story and I never thought it would be so heartbreaking and horrific. 


This is a really tough book to read. It's about a domestic violence against a woman named Mandy who has to endure every single pain and she has to struggle to live her life by not letting the fear eats her away. Just with a soft touch by a stranger, her life is completely ruined.

Dusty muncul dalam kehidupan Mandy dengan personaliti yang boleh dikatakan baik pada permulaan. Tapi semakin mereka rapat, Dusty mula mengongkong setiap apa yang Mandy lakukan dan dia mula bersikap celaka dan baran yang teramatlah sangat. Geram okay geram. Pada tahap awal cuma penampar. But the tortures become worst that I cannot brain how can t…

Book Review | The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

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I just finished reading another book by this month. It's the second one, guys! I admit that I am a slow reader. I keep buying the new books and just put them on the bookshelf; waiting to be read. Till one day I realised that I really need to read all of them before buying the new one. Ada ke yang macam aku? Beli tapi tak baca. It's a fact that I adore books more than everything! *sniff sniff*
It was hard for me to understand the stories because the author flips between 18 years old Victoria and her childhood. But it gets interesting once you have immersed yourself in the story. 
Victoria dibesarkan di rumah kebajikan sejak kecil. Mempunyai personaliti yang tidak sukakan orang dan lebih suka menyendiri. Tiap kali di hantar untuk tinggal bersama keluarga angkat, dia akan sengaja berperilaku nakal yang amat supaya keluarga angkat akan menghantarnya semula ke rumah kebajikan. Pada satu hari, dia di hantar untuk tinggal bersama Elizabeth; seorang yang sangat penyayang dan memang ik…

Book Review | Want You Dead by Peter James

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I decided to read this book cause it is kinda related to me when the word "online dating" caught my attention. Please don't misunderstand me. I love talking with strangers online and the synopsis of the book is interesting to me! I have spent less than one week to finish reading this novel and finally come to the last page yesterday. I find it its quite interesting and I wanted to make a quick review of the book. Well, you know, just to have something to be updated on my site :P  Virtual romance becomes a terrifying obsession in Want You Dead . . .
Single girl, 29, smouldering redhead, love life that's crashed and burned. Seeks new flame to rekindle her fire. Fun, friendship and - who knows - maybe more? 
When Red Westwood meets handsome, charming and rich Bryce Laurent through an online dating agency, there is an instant attraction. But as their love blossoms, the truth about his past, and his dark side begins to emerge. Everything he has told Red about himself turn…