People From My Neighbourhood: I Need to Read More Japanese Micro-Fiction || A Book Review

People From My Neighbourhood (ARC) Author: Hiromi Kawakami Publisher: Granta Books Released: August 6th, 2020 Genre: Short stories Pages: 128 Format: ARC (Paperback) Take a story and shrink it. Make it tiny, so small it can fit in the palm of your hand. Carry the story with you everywhere, let it sit with you while you … More People From My Neighbourhood: I Need to Read More Japanese Micro-Fiction || A Book Review

The Girl and The Ghost: A Cute MG Book Starring A Cute (Yet Scary) Pelesit Named Pink || A Book Review

The Girl and The Ghost (ARC) Author: Hanna Alkaf Publisher: Harpercollins Released: August 4th, 2020 Genre: Middle Grade, Fiction Pages: 288 Format: e-ARC (Edelweiss) Characters: Suraya (Sooz), Jing, Pink, Mama, Pawang, … I am a dark spirit, the ghost announced grandly. I am your inheritance, your grandmother’s legacy. I am yours to command. Suraya is delighted when her … More The Girl and The Ghost: A Cute MG Book Starring A Cute (Yet Scary) Pelesit Named Pink || A Book Review

Silver Sparrow || A Book Review

Silver Sparrow Author: Tayari Jones Publisher: Oneworld Publications Released: March 19th, 2020 Genre: Fiction Pages: 350 Format: Hardback Characters: Dana Lynn Yarboro, Chaurisse Witherspoon, Gwen , James Witherspoon, Raleigh Witherspoon, Laverne Witherspoon, … With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, “My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist,” author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man’s deception, … More Silver Sparrow || A Book Review

House of Koi: My Childhood Memories || A Book Review

House of Koi Author: Lilian Li Publisher: New Degree Press Released: December 2nd, 2019 Genre: Young Adult, Fiction Pages: 400 Format: Paperback Characters: Mila Chu, Sean (Xian), Popo (Grandma), Jane, Ming, … House of Koi follows Mila as she strives to reconcile the person she became in an effort to fit into her American international school … More House of Koi: My Childhood Memories || A Book Review

Last Tang Standing: Unpopular Opinions Alert || A Book Review

Last Tang Standing (ARC) Author: Lauren Ho Publisher: HarperCollins Released: June 11th, 2020 Genre: Fiction, Romance, Chick Lit Pages: 416 Format: e-ARC (Netgalley UK) Characters: Andrea Tang, Linda, Eric Deng, Melissa, Suresh, … At thirty-three, Andrea Tang is living the dream: she has a successful career as a lawyer, a posh condo, and a clutch of fun-loving … More Last Tang Standing: Unpopular Opinions Alert || A Book Review

Clap When You Land (ARC)|| A Book Review

Clap When You Land (ARC) Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Publisher: Quill Tree Books Released: May 5th, 2020 Genre: Young Adult, Novel In-Verse Pages: 432 Format: e-ARC (Edelweiss) Characters: Camino, Yahaira, … Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed … More Clap When You Land (ARC)|| A Book Review

Bangkok Wakes To Rain: I’m Still Unclear About It || A Book Review

Bangkok Wakes To Rain Author: Pitchaya Sudbanthad  Publisher: Sceptre Released: August 8th, 2019 Genre: Historical Fiction Pages: 416 Format: Paperback Characters: Sammy, Nee, Nok, Pig, Mai, Clyde, Phineas, … A missionary doctor pines for his native New England even as he succumbs to the vibrant chaos of nineteenth-century Siam. A post-World War II society woman marries, … More Bangkok Wakes To Rain: I’m Still Unclear About It || A Book Review

Sesuatu Yang Hilang || A Book Review / Ulasan Buku

Sesuatu Yang Hilang Author: Anna Lee Publisher: Prolog Media Released: 2020 Genre: Fiction, Contemporary Pages: 422 Format: Paperback Characters: Mikha, Ben, Ibra, Nora, Nayan, Shuwan, … Malay “HIKMAH ATAU BENCANA?” Bagi Mikha Mikhail kehidupannya sudah sempurna.Ada ibu yang menyayanginya; dapat bekerja di syarikat idamannya dan ada dua orang BFF yang sehati sejiwa. Namun, semuanya berubah pada … More Sesuatu Yang Hilang || A Book Review / Ulasan Buku

Dear Girls: Gross, Funny and Emotional || A Book Review

Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets and Advice for Living Your Best Life Author: Ali Wong Publisher: Canongate Books Released: April 27th, 2018 Genre: Nonfiction, Memoir/ Biography Pages: 240 Format: Hardcover Ali Wong’s heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters (the two she put to work while they were still in utero), covering everything they need to … More Dear Girls: Gross, Funny and Emotional || A Book Review

Penumpang: It Went Downhill in the Second Half || A Book Review

Penumpang Author: Fee Anyau Publisher: Buku FIXI Released: April 27th, 2018 Genre: Fiction, Mystery Pages: 302 Format: E-book Characters: Jai, Eddi, Nina, Kay, John, … Malay Jai dihantar helaian jurnal sahabatnya Eddi yang mati membunuh diri. Dalam jurnalnya, Eddi telah menceritakan pengalamannya sebagai penumpang bas. Bagi Eddi, menumpang bas merupakan rutin yang membebaskan jiwanya. Dalam usaha untuk … More Penumpang: It Went Downhill in the Second Half || A Book Review