Ratings: ★★★★ 1/2 (4.5/5)**
Title: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Author: Gail Honeyman
Publisher: Viking-Pamela Dorman Books, dated May 9, 2017
Pages: 327 counts
After I finished this novel, it has taught me three things I should not do before picking up a book:
a) Never judged a book by its innocent, unassuming and plain looking toned cover. I chose this book expecting a featherweight but.. hello, from the other side! (Adelle said it right).
b) A book entitled with a fine word does not guarantee that it’s all about that, fine. I realized how that word can be underestimated and overestimated congruently with feelings inexplicably expressed.
c) Preventing myself to read reviews before opening a book is completely fine. It’s a good move not to spoil my most anticipated curiosity and be surprised once in a while.
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Hola, guys! How’s your first Thursday has been going? For me, it’s rolling back to my daily life after a long holiday. And spending quality time here just made me warm, giddy and happy notwithstanding of all my accumulated paperworks at my desk. It made me relax to be here and update you guys of what is coming forth here at my created world.
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I know that I”m two days late for this greetings and for the year-end wrap up (forgive me guys, but I’m attending our family reunions away from my home and laptop) but my heart is still ecstatic to do this post and greet the book blogosphere and my book soulmate buddies here!! 🎉😊💕 *you know who you are guys.
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Ratings: ★★★★ (4/5)**
Title: Turtles All the Way Down
Author: John Green
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Reader, dated October 10, 2017
Pages: 286 counts
How could I not love thee, John Green? If you just have my curiosity just by staring the cover and reading the title? If you just blatantly speak scientific terms (especially about microbes or C.diff) obsessively, yet sparkled the devouring night-owl reader within me? If you just have a tightening spiral of thoughts inside your head and penned it as a masterpiece? If you just created another book that proved why you are dubbed as the King of YA novels? Oh no! Now, my crush-oh-meter just leveled-up and I think it’s time to confess why I’m obsessing the you reflected in this book.
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Ratings: ★★★★★ (5/5)**
Title: Strange the Dreamer
Author: Laini Taylor
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, dated March 28, 2017
Pages: 536 counts
I always preferred dystopian YA more than fantasy ones, but this book just ruined my tongue for all the other tastes (as how Lazlo put it and it’s funny 😄 ). I think from now on, I’ll try to balance my attention in between. I just turned the last page of this book two days ago but the story that Laini Taylor’s explicitly weaved into my imagination still lingers within me. Yes, this book deserved all the prominent stellar rate and it proved to be. Maybe, it is a combination of all the strange things your childhood memory can recover. You are free to add a Strange dreamer as its protagonist, or a strange city you can traverse that left you mesmerized and captivated by its mysteries. And Poof! This book is now at your service and I promise you this is not.strange.at.all when you want to cuddle with a spectacular (there are too much adjective words running through my veins, so this is an understatement but the best one to have at the moment, though) fantasy book that you can’t help but beguiled into.
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Ratings: ★★★★★ 5/5
Title: You Are the Apple of My Eye
Director: Giddens Ko / Writer: Giddens Ko (novel/screenplay)
Release Date: 19 August 2011 (Taiwan) / Time: 1h 49min
Main Casts: Kai Ko, Michelle Chen
Since I’m in the process of reading the subject of my review, let’s review a movie. Here I am, having a long stare game with my laptop, searching for unfamiliar one from bulks of movies I watched before. Speaking to myself, “I need it to be great and worth it.” I’m self-testing what genre to pull, being specific is highly commended to google in order to acquire great recommendation in its worldwide web. So, I gave life to my idea the moment my hands keep in touch with the keys. And viola, I found one and it became the apple of my eye (literally, guys!) Moreover, my interest has peaked the moment I noticed and read: based on true story and semi-autobiographical. Ahh, I’m such a sucker of it. This one nailed it for me.
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Before the first week of December ends, which is also way passed the month of November, I’ve decided to do my first wrap-up month (Yayyy! my heart can’t help it but felt ecstatic ☺️). Let me share with you guys why November is an incredible month for me:
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