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A Monster Calls
4.24
Originally posted on The Bibliophile's Journal

There is nothing in the world that could prepare a person to face a life that has been shattered by cir...more
Jun 21, 2011
Jun 20, 2011
 
A Child Called It
4.06
When I first picked up this book, I never know that reading it would be this traumatic. It is a very short read but I seriously have to say that it is...more
Jan 29, 2010
Jan 01, 2010
 
Mr Maybe
3.30
I don’t know what to expect when I first picked up this novel. Jane Green was not one of the authors that I’m familiar with so I thought it is good to...more
Jan 23, 2010
Jan 01, 2010
 
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist
3.76
The idea that two heartbroken people find love blossoming in one another seems quite sweet and interesting to me. However, the way the book was writte...more
Jun 18, 2011
Jun 17, 2011
 
Last Breath (The Morganville Vampires, #11)
4.35
Last Breath, the eleventh chapter in the Morganville Vampire series, proved to be a HUGE disappointment. This far into the series, I expect that any e...more
Nov 11, 2011
Nov 10, 2011
 
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard, #1)
4.27
What an excellent piece! I have not feel this satisfied with a book in quite awhile. Highly recommended =)
Sep 16, 2013
Jul 21, 2011
 
Devil Wears Prada
3.63
“Disappointing” - That is probably the best word to describe how I feel when I arrived at the final page of this book (Other than “Hurray” I should sa...more
Jan 04, 2010
Jan 01, 2010
 
His Eyes
3.79
Disappointing. I was attracted by the premise of His Eyes where a girl, Amy, is hired to babysit a blind guy named Tristan who is having a hard time a...more
Jun 23, 2011
Jun 23, 2011
 
The Host (The Host, #1)
3.85
Intriguing. That is perhaps the most suitable word to describe how I feel about The Host. Despite being categorised under science fiction, I believe t...more
Mar 14, 2010
Jan 01, 2010
 
The Stonecutter (Patrik Hedström, #3)
3.80
The Stonecutter turned out to be such a tiresome read for me. It feels like the author tried to cover so many grounds in her book till she losed focus...more
Nov 22, 2011
Nov 06, 2011
 
The Boleyn Inheritance (The Tudor Court, #3)
3.80
I was first introduced to Philippa Gregory when I watched movie adaptation of one of her novels. The Boleyn Inheritance is actually the third installm...more
Feb 23, 2010
Jan 01, 2010
 
Looking for Alaska
4.20
Who can predict that some final words could give a huge impact in one person’s life? “I go to seek a Great Perhaps” were the last words said by Franço...more
Jun 02, 2010
May 24, 2010
 
Unwind (Unwind Trilogy, #1)
4.21
What if you live in a period where your parents own the right to “terminate” your life? Period where someone else has a say on what is going to happen...more
Mar 14, 2014
Jun 16, 2010
 
A Song for Arbonne
4.17
This was my first exposure to Kay's work, and I've to say that I've already fallen in love with his writing.

In A Song for Arbonne, he created a dazzl...more
Oct 27, 2012
Oct 31, 2011
 
Flowers for Algernon
3.97
Flowers for Algernon is an amazingly poignant story that follows the rise and fall of one Charlie Gordon, a 32-year-old mentally challenged man.

The b...more
Jan 27, 2013
Jan 23, 2013
 
Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss, #2)
4.01
Overrated. Lola and the Boy Next Door is simply the remake of its predecessor Anna and the French Kiss but with a more clichéd storyline and melodram...more
Dec 05, 2011
Dec 04, 2011
 
Human Blend
3.82
A runaway with special abilities. A young girl with a difficult life. An unfortunate child with a dark, mysterious past. This is a story of a girl nam...more
Dec 09, 2010
Dec 03, 2010
 
Salem Falls
3.77
Salem Falls is definitely my favourite book by Picoult thus far. She had – again – successfully incorporated a tinge of romance, a tinge of courtroom...more
Mar 03, 2010
Jan 01, 2010
 
Shutter Island
4.02
Situated offshore from Massachusetts, Shutter Island is an asylum specialise in housing the criminally insane person. US Marshall Teddy Daniels lands...more
Jul 26, 2010
Jul 23, 2010
 
The Tales of Beedle the Bard
3.93
Despite being a huge fan of Harry Potter, I never really have any intention to read these short stories by J.K. Rowling. However, its physical attract...more
Jan 31, 2010
Jan 31, 2010
 
Honest Illusions
3.96
Life is hard for the 12-year-old Luke Callahan. In his attempt to safe himself from the hell he calls home, he is force to be a runaway, live on the s...more
May 20, 2010
Feb 04, 2010
 
City of Bones (The Mortal Instruments, #1)
4.12
Have you ever close a book at night, thinking of forcing yourself to sleep but ended up picking the book back and read until you reach the final page...more
Apr 2010
Jan 01, 2010
 
Glass Houses (The Morganville Vampires, #1)
3.94
My Review:
Claire Danvers only dream is to pursue her studies at an Ivy League college but that is not something that her parents agree with. Since sh...more
Apr 10, 2010
Apr 08, 2010
 
Hounded (The Iron Druid Chronicles, #1)
4.11
Hounded was indeed an easy, funny read but at the same time, I feel that the author rush the story too much to the point that it became impossible for...more
Nov 15, 2011
Dec 30, 2010
 
Seabiscuit: An American Legend
4.15
Definitely one of the best, memorable biography that I've ever read. Hillenbrand created a fantastical world in this book, capturing every crucial mom...more
Oct 18, 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
Jenny Pox (The Paranormals, #1)
3.63
What if you were born with supernatural power? Not just a mere kind, but one that is formidable enough that it can cause death on another person. What...more
Oct 14, 2010
Oct 14, 2010
 
Blood And Bone
3.36
Blood and Bone was an uninspired story starred by a couple of uninteresting and forgettable characters. The core idea of the book, the one that has to...more
Dec 09, 2011
Dec 06, 2011
 
The Pact
3.97
I have to admit that it is difficult to write review for this book without giving anything away. Without doubt, The Pact had gripped my attention from...more
Jan 10, 2010
Jan 01, 2010
 
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner: An Eclipse Novella
3.53
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner is a short novella that chronicles the life of a newborn vampire named Bree Tanner. I believe that the fate that...more
Jun 29, 2010
Jun 28, 2010
 
Inkheart (Inkworld, #1)
3.82
I like reading books that were beautifully written and without any doubt, Inkheart was one of them. The prose in this book was almost poetic and there...more
Mar 21, 2010
Mar 14, 2010
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