Top 5 Banned Books I've Read

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Top Five Wednesday is a weekly feature created by Lainey at gingerreadslainey. This week's topic is top five banned books that you've read. 

5. Harry Potter series - J.K. Rowling
Honestly I don't understand why this series is frequently challenged or even banned. One of my favorite series and I don't think I need to explain why.

[Review] Love The One You're With - Emily Giffin

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Title of Book: Love the One You’re With
Author: Emily Giffin
Publisher: St. Martin’s Paperbacks
Publication Year: 2013
Language: English
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 384



Ellen and Andy Graham have the perfect marriage. There is no question how deep their devotion is, and how naturally they bring out the best in each other. But one fateful afternoon, Ellen runs into Leo. The one who brought out the worst in her. The one who left her heartbroken nearly a decade ago. The one she could never quite forget. When his reappearance ignites long-dormant emotions, Ellen begins to question whether the life she’s living is the one she’s meant to live.


Top Ten Books On My Fall TBR

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Brooke and The Bookish. This week's topic is top ten books on my fall TBR. This topic is kind of tricky to me as where I live, there's no fall season. I live in a country where we only have two seasons. So I've never experienced the cold but cozy weather, the seasonal pumpkin-everything, or even Halloween. Still, I'd like to set a TBR for the next three months.

[Review] Every Day - David Levithan

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Title of Book: Every Day
Author: David Levithan
Publisher: Ember
Publication Year: 2013
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Pages: 324



I wake up.
Immediately, I have to figure out who I am. It's not just the body - opening my eyes and discovering whether the skin on my arm is light or dark, whether my hair is long or short, whether I'm fat or thin, boy or girl, scarred or smooth. The body is the easiest thing to adjust to, if you're used to waking up in a new one each morning. It's the life, the context of the body, that can be hard to grasp.
Every day I am someone else. I am myself - I know I am myself - but I am also someone else.
It has always been like this.


[Review] Nocturnes - Kazuo Ishiguro

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Title of Book: Nocturnes: Five Stories Of Music And Nightfall
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publication Year: 2009
Language: English
Format: Hardback
Pages: 211



In a sublime story cycle, Kazuo Ishiguro explores ideas of love, music and the passing of time. From the piazzas of Italy to the Malvern Hills, a London flat to the 'hush-hush floor' of an exclusive Hollywood hotel, the characters we encounter range from young dreamers to cafe musicians to faded stars, all of them at some moment of reckoning. Gentle, intimate and witty, this quintet is marked by a haunting theme: the struggle to keep alive a sense of life's romance, even as one gets older, relationships flounder and youthful hopes recede.


Top 5 Favorite Things About Blogging

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Hello! Top 5 Wednesday is a feature that was created by Lainey over at gingerreadslainey. It's been a while since I last doing Top 5 Wednesday and I miss it. There's also a goodreads group for Top 5 Wednesday if you want to know more about the feature. This week's topic is top five favorite things about booktubing/blogging. I've been book blogging for about two years and I enjoyed every second of it. Though I admit there are times when I was on a book blogging slump, especially when the lazy part of me took over. Still, it has been a fun experience maintaining this blog.

[Review] A Very Accidental Love Story - Claudia Carroll

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Title of Book:A Very Accidental Love Story
Author: Claudia Carroll
Publisher: Avon Books
Publication Year: 2012
Language: English
Format: ebook
Pages: 432



Eloise Elliot is one of the youngest newspaper editors in the country. Respected and revered by her peers, she’s at the top of her game.
But, on the eve of her thirtieth birthday, finding herself surrounded by some pathetic looking balloons and mangy sandwiches in The Daily Post’s conference room, Eloise is hit but a long sharp pang of loneliness.
Suddenly, and with dazzling clarity, she realises what she wants to make her life more complete. A baby.
One successful trip to the sperm bank and almost three years later and she is the adoring mother of a gorgeous little girl, Lily. Juggling a high-powered job with motherhood is not easy and when she finds herself without childcare she sends an SOS to her sister Helen. Yet it’s when Lily starts asking about her ‘daddy’ that Eloise really starts to panic. What will she tell her?


August Characters Giveaway Hop 2015 Winner Announcement

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Hi! August Characters Giveaway Hop sudah selesai tanggal 31 Agustus kemarin. Sekarang waktunya kami mengumumkan dua pemenang dari giveaway ini.

[Review] A Night In With Audrey Hepburn - Lucy Holliday

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Title of Book: A Night In With Audrey Hepburn
Series: A Night In With #1
Author: Lucy Holliday
Publisher: Harper
Publication Year: 2015
Language: English
Format: Paperback
Pages: 400
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Actress Libby Lomax has retreated into the world of classic movies, where the immortal lives of her favourite screen goddesses seem to offer so much more in the romance department than her own life.
After a terrible day on set where she embarrasses herself in front of the entire cast and worst of all, it’s sexy bad-boy star, Dillon O’Hara, she plonks herself down on her battered couch to watch Breakfast at Tiffany’s for the trillionth time.
Suddenly, Libby is astonished to find screen icon Audrey Hepburn, complete with little black dress, trademark sunglasses and vintage cigarette holder, sitting beside her and proffering advice.
Has Libby got what it takes to turn her life from a Turkey to a Blockbuster? Perhaps with a little bit of Audrey Hepburn magic, she might just pull it off…
A Night In With Audrey Hepburn is the first in a series of three books following the life and loves of Libby Lomax as she blossoms from Z-lister to A-lister and all of the stages in between with a little bit of help from some very special friends.


[Review] Everything, Everything - Nicola Yoon

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Title of Book: Everything, Everything
Author: Nicola Yoon
Publisher: Delacorte
Publication Date: 1st September 2015
Language: English
Format: ARC
Pages: 320



This innovative, heartfelt debut novel tells the story of a girl who’s literally allergic to the outside world. When a new family moves in next door, she begins a complicated romance that challenges everything she’s ever known. The narrative unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, texts, charts, lists, illustrations, and more.
My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla.
But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my window, and I see him. He’s tall, lean and wearing all black—black T-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly.
Maybe we can’t predict the future, but we can predict some things. For example, I am certainly going to fall in love with Olly. It’s almost certainly going to be a disaster.