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Wonder
4.42
it was ok
This book was not difficult to write, in my opinion. It was about a boy with some 'defects' on his facial feature who left the cocoon of his family pr ...more
Jul 25, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
 
Maids of Misfortune (A Victorian San Francisco Mystery #1)
3.67
it was ok
Started as a pleasant enough read, only to end not as a mystery left alone a detective novel, but a romance. And a sloppy one at that too. The crimina ...more
Sep 2011
Aug 25, 2011
 
Whose Body?  (Lord Peter Wimsey, #1)
3.91
really liked it
I should say, this was like Sherlock Holmes and Agatha Christie’s mixed together but not to perfection. It was set in a frame bigger than just identif ...more
Sep 12, 2011
Sep 11, 2011
 
The Casual Vacancy
3.27
really liked it
My reaction when Rowling announced that she would write a new book:
"Great! But I hope she will not write anything related to Harry Potter. It is not b
...more
Oct 28, 2012
Sep 28, 2012
 
Secangkir Teh Pengubat Letih
4.34
really liked it
Walaupun Ustaz Hasrizal mengatakan beliau rindu akan bau pohon tin (dalam buku sebelum iniTravelog Tarbiah: Rindu Bau Pohon Tin), namun apabila membac ...more
Jan 15, 2011
Mar 07, 2011
 
Bride of the Water God, Volume 1
3.94
did not like it
This is a review for the whole manhwa, or up to whichever point I abandoned it.

It began well enough: a girl named Soah was sacrificed to become the br
...more
Nov 26, 2015
Nov 25, 2015
 
The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making (Fairyland, #1)
3.97
it was amazing
It was hard not to compare this and the classic Alice in Wonderland: here was also a story about a girl who followed her whim and sought an adventure ...more
Jul 02, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
 
Hafalan Shalat Delisa
4.20
really liked it
Agak sukar untuk saya mengadili buku ini sebenarnya. Ada faktor emosi sewaktu saya membaca buku ini maka susah untuk mengkelaskan apakah air mata yang ...more
Apr 15, 2012
Apr 12, 2012
 
Hatiku Di Harajuku
4.33
did not like it
Sangat-sangat kecewa kerana karya ini tidak sehebat karya yang lain malah terasa idea samurai Melayu adalah fantasi yang 'wishful thinking'. Barangkal ...more
Dec 02, 2009
Feb 13, 2010
 
Travelog Syahadah: Jejak Seorang Mualaf Mencari Jalan ke Syurga
3.68
it was ok
Ada orang petah berkata-kata, ada orang yang lancar menulis, tidak ramai yang bertuah jadi kedua-duanya. Saya kira Ustaz Rashidi adalah mereka yang ka ...more
Nov 02, 2011
Nov 01, 2011
 
If Tomorrow Comes (Tracy Whitney Series, #1)
4.01
it was ok
Ah, here comes rolling in another author everyone, but me, thinks great. Not that I think they are bad, but maybe their style is just not meant for me ...more
Jul 16, 2013
Jul 15, 2013
 
AKB49~恋愛禁止条例~(1) [ AKB49 - Renai Kinshi Jourei, 1]
3.56
liked it
[Manga is still ongoing. Review is up to Ch. 171]

The Japanese are weird, and they come up with the weirdest idea. AKB48 is a group of "idols you can m
...more
Nov 26, 2014
Nov 26, 2014
 
BLOGGING to unblock
4.05
really liked it
Saya tidak pernah menyukai politik Malaysia. Membaca buku ini membuatkan saya, sekurang-kurangnya rasa ingin tahu tentang perkembangan politik Malaysi ...more
Feb 02, 2010
May 01, 2010
 
The Book Thief
4.36
it was ok
I could not get why people love this book. But again, neither could I appreciate poems. Oh well. I guess that was why try as I would, I could not like ...more
Dec 2011
Jan 11, 2012
 
The Design of Everyday Things
4.18
it was amazing
Here was one of those few books that not only made me go "Whoa!" but also made me go away, many times throughout reading it, to do some pondering.

The
...more
Jun 24, 2013
Jun 23, 2013
 
A Heart Most Worthy
3.91
liked it
The story of three Italian girls, set during the Great Emigration and the approaching of the end of World War I, Luciana, Julietta, Annamaria, who wor ...more
Oct 24, 2015
Oct 23, 2015
 
Legend (Legend, #1)
4.19
it was ok
I am back to reviewing books, and this I do, in honour of my youngest brother. Because in the frustration of finding how hard it is to convert people ...more
Sep 20, 2014
Sep 20, 2014
 
The Sign of Four (Sherlock Holmes, #2)
3.96
it was ok
Here is another work by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle that makes me go ha? If Sherlock Holmes were the product of the current generation, he would not have s ...more
Dec 03, 2014
Dec 02, 2014
 
Me Before You (Me Before You, #1)
4.28
liked it
I cannot write this review without feeling anger broiling in the pit of my belly, ready to spill out.

It carries this beautiful message for you to live
...more
Dec 2015
Nov 30, 2015
 
Di Hamparan Shamrock Ku Seru Nama-Mu
4.46
it was ok
Entah kenapa buku ini gagal menyentuh hati saya sebagai mana Travelog Tarbiah: Rindu Bau Pohon Tin dan Secangkir Teh Pengubat Letih. Padahal saya bena ...more
Nov 2012
Jan 02, 2013
 
Gone Girl
4.03
liked it
Reading this was like reading The Light Between Oceans. They are the kind of books that make me go Nononononono, the kind of books I hate to love. Eit ...more
Dec 07, 2015
Dec 01, 2015
 
Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1)
3.78
did not like it
WHAT ON EARTH???

I had never read any book with a slower pace than this. And the characters, were they carved out of stone or something? I could still
...more
Mar 21, 2012
Mar 21, 2012
 
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
3.76
it was ok
27 September 2011 (On my hunt for books to be re-read):

Another novel which appreciation in reading it was destroyed by too great an expectation. My fr
...more
Jan 2006
Sep 24, 2011
 
Harry Potter: The Prequel (Harry Potter, #0.5)
4.22
liked it
From the prequel I am not working on — but that was fun!
-J.K. Rowling, 2008


For this alone, I award 50 points to Gryffindor!

(Seriously, not even kiddin
...more
Oct 12, 2016
Oct 12, 2016
 
The Silence of Mohammed
2.86
did not like it
If there is a star lower than one star (for I HATE THIS BOOK), I will give it to this book. How could you write about Prophet Muhammad s.a.w like that ...more
Mar 2010
Mar 21, 2011
 
Aku Terima Nikahnya 2: Bercinta Sampai Ke Syurga
4.23
liked it
Tajuknya boleh membuatkan ibu-ibu mengangkat kening dan ayah-ayah bertanya “Nak bapak carikan calon ke nak?” tapi isinya tidaklah ‘sejiwang’ yang disa ...more
Nov 2010
Mar 03, 2011
 
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
4.22
really liked it
I read The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo four years ago, and thought it was ehh, so-so. And only now I picked this one up and I loved it. Mostly because ...more
Oct 31, 2015
Oct 28, 2015
 
From Beirut to Jerusalem
4.31
it was amazing
Heart-wrenching. If you read and you don't feel a thing, then something must have gone really wrong with either your head or your heart.
Sep 27, 2010
Nov 04, 2010
 
The Pillars of the Earth
4.29
it was amazing
After finishing this book, I tried reading a more current historical fiction but was quick to give up for it could not satisfy me. Compared to Pillars ...more
Aug 31, 2012
Aug 06, 2012
 
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1)
4.22
it was ok
This was quite fun but the picky reader in me was just not satisfied. Putting aside the existence of Greek gods, 'Lightning Thief' did not make sense. ...more
Mar 25, 2012
Mar 24, 2012
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