Book review – The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

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Author : Lisa Lutz
Publisher : Titan books
Published on :   March 1st, 2016 by Simon & Schuster and
March 15th, 2016 by Titan books
Genre : Thriller, Mystery, Suspense

Synopsis :


With her husband’s body still warm, Tanya Dubois has only one option : run. When the police figure out that she doesn’t officially exist, they’ll start asking questions she can’t answer.

Desperate to keep the past buried, she adopts and sheds identities as she flees. Along the way she meets a cop with unknown motives and a troubled woman who see through her disguise – and who may be a friend or foe.
But ultimately she is alone, and the past can no longer be ignored . . .

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Book review – The Year I Met You

The Year I Met You by Cecelia Ahern is one of the first books that I have read and possibly one of the reasons why I fell in love with reading. (Please keep in mind that I wrote this review quite a few years ago but never got a chance to share it. :D)

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Author : Cecelia Ahern

Genre : Fiction, Romance

Publisher : HarperCollins
Publication date: October 9, 2014

Pages : 325

This book focuses mainly on Jasmine, a successful business woman. She is young and is considered as a workaholic. She loves her job, until one day she got fired. She was forced to take one year’s gardening leave which meant that she would be paid but can’t work anywhere else and especially cannot join any competitive company. Jasmine is not the kind of person who could enjoy a year of holiday just chilling and relaxing but she felt that this was an opportunity for her to spend some time with her family and friends. For the first few weeks, she was able to stay relaxed and enjoy this time she had with her loved ones but as time passed, she was bored out of her mind.

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Another Life Update (A levels and so much more)

Hello everyone!! Remember me? How are you all doing? How has your day been? How has your week been? How has this year been for you? Ok I am getting carried away, but you get my point – how are you?

I realize that it has been sooo long since I posted here. I just can’t believe that it has been more than a year!! I stopped posting without even informing and I am really sorry for that. I have missed you all!! So many things have happened in my life and I am finally sharing it here. Also a huge thank you to all for sticking around!

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Life Update + Get To Know Me tag

Hi everyone! Wow it has been almost a year since I have posted here! So I thought I could write a post filling you all about my life  and other stuffs. You would be knowing most of this if you are following my Instagram.
To all of those who are new to my blog, welcome! I thought I would do a “Get to know me” tag as well.

However I can’t say that I am fully back to blogging, as I am not sure whether I will be able to post regularly. Gosh I missed you all and this wonderful community!!!


Life update

In December 2016, around the time of my last post, my life became somewhat of a nightmare. My brother was admitted in the hospital for 6 days with typhoid and pneumonia. My dad had a kidney stone in his ureter, which thankfully was gone after a few weeks, but it was excruciatingly painful for him especially when the stone moved. Continue reading

Book Review – The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist is one of the most well-known books written by the incredible writer, Paulo Coelho. This book has a very special place in my heart as it is one of those books that I believe left an impact on me.  The Alchemist is also the first book I had ever written a review on.

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Author : Paulo Coelho
Genre : Adventure, Fantasy
Language : English
Publication date : 1988
Published in English : 1993
Original title : O Alquimista
Country : Brazil
Original language : Portuguese

This book is about a boy from Andalusia named Santiago who has forever had the dream of travelling around the world. His father had once told him that shepherds were the only people who travelled amongst them and therefore Continue reading

Book review – Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

I have seen Fangirl all around bookstagram for a long time and after hearing incredible things about it, I decided to give it a shot. I didn’t expect to like it this much!! Here is my review :

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“To really be a nerd, she’d decided, you had to prefer fictional worlds to the real one.”

Author : Rainbow Rowell
Genre : Contemporary, YA,
Publisher : Pan Macmillan
Publication date : September 10, 2013
Pages : 461

This story follows Cath Avery, an introverted girl, as she begins her freshman year in college, discovering new things on the way. Her love for Simon Snow books and movies led her to be a Simon Snow fanfiction writer who got thousands of hits which only increased as each day passed. Cath is not your average teenage girl, she is socially anxious, awkward, shy and nerdy and prefers to write fanfiction all day long, which is what mainly distinguishes her from Continue reading

Book review – Flawed by Cecelia Ahern

Hi everyone! Happy Sunday! How is your day going? Today I am going to be reviewing Flawed, a book that I found to be truly captivating and entertaining. I read this one a few days ago and I immediately knew that I had to write a review on it. I really hope you enjoy reading this.

*No spoilers*

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“Sometimes what you’re afraid of losing is the very thing that will set you free”

Genre : Dystopian, YA
Publisher : HarperCollins
Publication date : 22 March 2016

Celestine North is your typical teen; she is a young, intelligent, beautiful girl living her life of what she considers to be “perfect”. The people in the society is divided into two distinct groups – the normal and the flawed. The flawed haven’t done anything illegal in their lives but have made bad decisions which caused them to be branded with a big red F. They are the ones who are looked down, mocked and harassed by others and they must live their lives under certain regulations. One day Celestine does the right thing in a wrong situation and she is brought to trial where it will be decided whether she will become one of them. Continue reading