Thoughts: War Child by Emmanuel Jal

Title: War Child Author: Emmanuel Jal Genre: Non-fiction, memoir Set in: Sudan, Kenya Thoughts: This book is the second book I've read on a Child Soldier. War Child is about 7 year old Jal or Emmanuel from Sudan who gets caught up in the war between Northern Sudan and Southern Sudan. His entire family is... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Wildings by Nilanjana Roy

Title: The Wildings Author: Nilanjana Roy Set in: Delhi, India Pages: 338 Source: Library Genre: Adult Fiction Awards/ Nominations: Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize (2013), DSC Prize Nominee for South Asian Literature for Longlist (2014) Rating: 4/5 My thoughts: This is story about a colony of strays, a story where cats are the main characters.... Continue Reading →

BOOK HAUL!

We went to the Big Bad Wolf Booksale which is supposed to be one of the biggest book sales in Malaysia. It happens once a year and people apparently queue outside the doors since 6.30 in the morning just to be the first ones to enter the sale. The sale lasts for a few days, but... Continue Reading →

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Title: My Life Next Door Author: Huntley Fitzpatrick Genre: Contemporary Young Adult Rating: 2 out of 5 Thoughts: Samantha has a very neat and orderly life. Contrary to the Garett's who stay next door and have a huge, loud and messy family. Samantha has grown up watching the Garett family from her rooftop until one day... Continue Reading →

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