Book Review # 11: The Knife of Never Letting Go (Book I of Walking Chaos Trilogy)

Author: Patrick Ness Publisher: Walker Books Publishing Date: 2008 Number of Pages: 479 Genre: Dystopian, Young Adult, Contemporary Synopsis: Prentisstown isn’t like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else’s thoughts in a constant, overwhelming, never-ending Noise. There is no privacy. There are no secrets. Then, just one month away from the birthday that will make […]

2017 First Quarter Book Haul (Second Part)

  Asian Works Last year, I began exploring Asian literature more by delving into contemporary Asian works, mainly that of Japanese authors like Haruki Murakami, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Gail Tuskiyama. I’ve also read some of the older Japanese works by Lady Murasaki and Yasunari Kawabata. This year, I still intend to continue this trend and read […]

Book Review # 1: The Sun is Also a Star

Author: Nicola Yoon Publisher: Delacorte Press Publishing Date: 2016 Number of Pages: 344 pages Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary Fiction Synopsis: Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New […]