My List of Disappointment : Books I Love LESS Than I Hoped I Would


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It’s been a while since the last time I did a Top Ten Tuesday but this week topic just basically called to me! It’s Ten Books I Loved Less/More Than I Thought I Would. I’ve read 21 books this year but only two of them are 5 stars. This month I haven’t even rated a book 5 stars

Being let down so often inspired me to make a list of books I loved less than I hoped I would. It was a coincidence that this week topic is similar. True story, I swear! 😛 But BEWARE, I’ll be dragging a lot of people’s favorites. It’s okay for you to be upset with my choice, it’s okay if you disagree and want to discuss it, but there’s no need to be angry or fight over favorite books, alright? 😉 Anyway, it’s definitely more than 10. Here you go! Continue reading


Authors Whose Books I’ll Buy Without Even Caring What They Are About


Hello everyone! Welcome to another list/recommendation post ♥

Today we’ll be talking about authors whose books I’ll buy without even caring what they are about, a.k.a my auto buy authors! I have a lot of favorite authors, but are they all auto buy? Not necessarily. Auto buy authors are even better than favorite authors because just like I said, I wouldn’t even read the synopsis before deciding if I’m gonna read the book. I have blind faith in their writing 😛

In order to be an auto buy for me, authors have to had released more than one book and all of them have to be equally great, or at least the newer one is better than the debut. All of the books also need to have something remarkable that would make me crave for more, it’s either the characters, the plot, the writing, or all of them. Continue reading


So You Wanna Get Your Heart Smashed? Read These BOOKS!


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Welcome back to another recommendation post! 😀 We’re well into the rainy season where I live and you know what would be the perfect thing to do during a rainy day? That’s right, curling up in bed with books! Actually, it’ll be the perfect thing to do in ANY weather. Anywayyy, during days like these, I always prefer to read contemporary books over any other genres, preferably books that are sad and will break my heart. Therefore today we’ll be talking about books that will smash our heart right out of its place… figuratively, of course 😛 Continue reading


Fun Bookish Twitter Accounts to Spice Up Your Timeline: The #YACliches Edition


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This year one of my blogging goals is to put more space between my discussion posts because based on my experience last year, constantly coming up with quality and original discussions is HARD 🙈 so today, I’m bringing you another kind but hopefully still fun post! Fun twitter accounts to follow to spice up your timeline: the #YACliches edition!

Before we get started, I need to ask you this. You do have twitter accounts, don’t you? 😛 If you don’t please sign up soon ♣ Continue reading


Say Goodbye to 2016, My Best Reading Year So Far!


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I can’t believe that 2016 will be over in 4 days! Is it just me or time really goes faster as we grow older? 😛 this has been such a roller coaster year, a lot of good as well as bad stuffs had happened to me, but more about that on my monthly recap. Today we’ll be talking about BOOKS, obviously.

2016 has been an awesome reading year for me. I read wayyy more than the past three years combined 😂 the thing is I was too busy to read during my university years that I only managed to finish 2-3 books each month. This year, however, was more laid back because I had no more credits to take and only had to work on my thesis. Now let’s take a look at my year in books! Continue reading


Can’t 2017 Come Faster? Because I NEED to Read These Most Anticipated Books! <3


Okay, not true.

I don’t want 2017 to come faster. I mean, new year always comes with great expectation and I feel like I’m not ready for another set of expectations. Also, no matter how crappy this year has been for others, I still feel like this is one of the best year I’ve had so far. But let’s not get philosophical 😛 I’m here, as always, to talk about books ♥

In term of books, 2017 seems SO PROMISING! So many (hopefully) great books from my favorite authors will be released next year and I just can’t wait anymore! So here goes some of my most anticipated books for the first half of 2017 ♦ only for the first half because I’m linking this post with Top Ten Tuesday (though it’s obviously more than ten but who’s counting?) and most books released on the second half of 2017 don’t even have covers or specific release dates yet 😂 Continue reading


Books I Read Because of the HYPE (and totally live up to it)


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It’s been a while since I’ve been actually active on the blogosphere. I’ve been busy and haven’t had the time to reply comments or blog hop. My whole blog post schedules are a mess because I’ve been behind on drafting all the posts I have planned 😦 but I’m planning to blog hop and draft some posts today in case I don’t have the time to do it again 😀

Today’s post is something I’ve been planning for awhile… hyped books that totally live up to the hype and MORE! I’m also going to link this post to this week Top Ten Tuesday, Books You Read Because of Recommendation. I know I’m a day late for TTT, but whatever right? 😛 Continue reading


Favorite Books to Reread (+Favorite Parts from Each Book)

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These couple of days of my life had been spent by re-watching the whole episodes of Descendants of the Sun. Yes, that super famous, super adorable k-drama 😛 I’ve been fangirling over Captain Yoo and his relationship with Mo Yoen for days ♥♥ I started watching all the episodes, then went back to watch my favorite scenes.

It inspired me to write this post. I’m a notorious book re-reader (is than even a thing?) There’s just something fun from it. For me, just because I already know what happens, doesn’t mean the book will become less interesting. Sometimes I reread a whole book, sometimes only my favorite parts. In this post, I’m going to list down some of my favorite rereads of all time & my favorite parts from each book 😛

Don’t worry about spoilers, I’ll be careful 😉 Continue reading


My Reading Kaleidoscope Part 1: Children’s Books, Comics, & Indonesian Folklore ♣

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Hello everyone, welcome to my reading kaleidoscope series! ♥

When I first started blogging, I wrote this post titled My Love for Books where I explained briefly about why I love books, my first books, and my favorite genres. I actually love the content of that post but since I was just getting started, the writing was sloppy (it was a mix of English and Bahasa, my native language), there was no eye catching pictures, and everything was too… simplified. I mean, we’re talking about my love for books, which is HUGE. So I decided to recreate the content and turn it into post series. Because it’ll be too long for a single post, obviously 😛

This series will show you my reading journey that had shaped me into the reader I am today ♥ I will talk about why I love books in the first place, my reading habits, what influences my reading preference, my favorite genres, etc. It will be split into 3 parts. Continue reading


Halloween Read-A-Thon TBR


After participating in #DiverseAThon this month, I’m so eager to join another read-a-thon as it ‘forces’ me to break out of my comfort zone! ♦ Good news, Lauren @ Wonderless Reviews is hosting Halloween Read-A-Thon where she asked us to read scary books with her! ♥

I’m not a fan of horror stories because they creep me out, but I do have some scary books on my TBR that I’ve been putting off for ages! I figured this would be the perfect time to start devouring them. The read-a-thon will run from October 10th until October 31st and there will also be challenges on the books we read. Since I’m a very competitive person, I LOVE CHALLENGES! But if you don’t, that’s okay too because Lauren said that she wanted to make this event as chill as possible. Continue reading