Pacific Rim – Uprising: Movie Review

Image Source Written by Fajar Binti Benjamin   Pacific Rim: Uprising, as described by my friend, is the “Perfect Popcorn Movie”. You don’t go in to concentrate on the details and analyse the characters’ motives. You go in to see some robots smash into each other while you exercise your jaw over a large popcorn... Continue Reading →

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Book Review: Every Last Word

Source: Goodreads Written by Chua Jia Ying   Every Last Word Author: Tamara Ireland Stone Publisher: Hyperion, 2015. Every Last Word was one of the books I read as I was doing my A Book A Day Challenge - my very last one, as a ceremonial ending to the project. I was admittedly hesitant about... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Renegades

Written by Shuvern Yeoh   Renegades Author: Marissa Meyer Publisher: 2017, Macmillan Children’s Book "If people wanted to stand up for themselves or protect their loved ones or do what they believe in their hearts is the right thing to do, then they would do it. If they wanted to be heroic, they would find... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Calligrapher’s Daughter

 Written by Shuvern Yeoh   The Calligrapher’s Daughter Author: Eugenia Kim Publisher: Bloomsbury, 2009 “Without having to confine my dreams to the destiny outlined in one’s name and the expectations bestowed during one’s naming, I was left free to embrace the natural turns of my character and to determine my own future, drawing from the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Handmaid’s Tale

Photo Credits Written by Raeesah Hayatudin The Handmaid’s Tale Author: Margaret Wood Publisher: McClelland & Stewart, 1985 Before settling in to watch the first season of the recent TV show The Handmaid’s Tale from Hulu, based on the novel from Margaret Atwood, I hurried to reread the memorable book. And I was reminded of exactly... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Strange the Dreamer

Written by Shuvern Yeoh   Strange the Dreamer Author: Laini Taylor Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, 2017 “You’re a storyteller. Dream up something wild and improbable," she pleaded. "Something beautiful and full of monsters." “Beautiful and full of monsters?" “All the best stories are.”   This is a young adult fantasy novel and is the... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Thousandth Floor

  Written by Natasha Effendy The Thousandth Floor Author: Katharine McGee Publication: Harper Collins, 2016 The Thousandth Floor is the first book in a series of the same name. The second book (The Dazzling Heights), came out on 29 August this year but it may be long before we can see the book itself on... Continue Reading →

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