Archive for "May 2009"

11.May.2009 Mailbox Monday This Week

I received Mr. Fooster Traveling on a Whim from debnance at readerbuzz as a prize to join her Bookcrossing mini-challenge at Dewey’s read-a-thon. Written by Tom Corwin, illustrated by Craig Frazier. It’s a Visual Novel as written on the cover. I was torn between Metamorphosis by Kafka or this. I thought this looked more quirky […]

10.May.2009 Sunday Salon: State of the Week

I spent two days of my weekend watching Lost season 2 and Heroes season 2 on DVDs. Gosh somebody stop me! These two shows are pure geniuses. Honestly. Book-wise, I’m reading three books right this week. I kinda paused to read Burnt Shadows to read Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell. For someone from a society who’s […]

05.May.2009 Ethel & Ernest by Raymond Briggs

Ethel & Ernest is a true story of Briggs’ parents, from their first encounter to their deaths. It’s a story of two ordinary people, who experience the changing of the world around them: Second World War, the arrival of television, people landing on the moon, as they brought up their only son. It’s really nice […]

04.May.2009 Sunday Salon: Lazy Week

It’s been a pretty slow week for me. I’m just somehow not in the best mood to read or to blog. *sigh* I’m currently reading Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie. I find the beginning pretty slow going. Also, I’m awfully aware that Shamsie is a Pakistani and she chose to write about a Japanese girl […]

01.May.2009 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling

I finally finished the Potter series. Surge of sadness just came flooding after the last page because it has ended. It’s like leaving your good friends knowing that you may never see each other again. You can only occasionally revisit the good memories, but nothing further. No more adventure, no danger, no more secrets revealed. […]

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