An Amateur Literary Criticism to The Book of Lost Things

This book was solid. Reading this novel is revisiting my childhood and the fairy tales that I grew up with and found comfort in. More than that, the novel is a good specimen for close reading and analysis. I have taken the liberty of examining some of the story’s elements using the little knowledge of…

Quick Review: The Garden of Lost Secrets

Just so we are on the same page, there’s the word ‘quick’ in the title for a reason. If you are looking for in-depth criticism, analysis or appreciation of a book, I am also looking for an opportunity to write one and unfortunately, this is not it. The Garden of Lost Secrets I confess myself…

Quick Review: A Quiet Girl in a Noisy World

January was a busy month for me, at least as far as I could remember it. Days went by like a blur–here I go again with time moving too fast. However, I managed to read some books this month, a good way to start 2020. Quiet Girl in a Noisy World The world of introversion…

2020 Projects

There will be time for reminiscing but this is not it. Do standby because I have another post for my 2019 Highlights. lol. Here are my projects for 2020 as the title so explicitly indicates: Puzzle: Tower of Babel The Tower of Babel has intrigued me for as long as I got hooked on Harry…

Hardest Booklover Would-You-Rather

While searching for and plotting possible content for my blog, I came across this Would-You-Rather tag “Extreme Book-Lover’s Edition” from LaurensBookshelf. I’m tagging the following bloggers: Syme, Average Gay Guy Dani , Perspective of a Writer Alys, Alys in Bookland JL Hunt, Hunt’s Clubhouse Balie, Noveler’s Blog Amy, Novelgossip 1. Would you rather have a friend who loses…

MIBF 2019: Experience Learning with Vibal Group

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to grab quality VIBAL books in this year’s Manila International Book Fair. Since, this is the event’s 40th year, you can expect great deals and awesome activities we have in store. We are also launching great Chikiting books so yay for our young readers. Visit Vibal Group’s booth at…

The ULTIMATE Book Tag, 2019

Suffice it to say I found another book tag–blame all the holidays in August for my sudden prolificness. I got this one from Bookworms Anonymous – for the sake of anonymity, I did not include his or her name. That was a bad joke. Hi, Chiara! I added 2019 to the title with the assumption…

20 Questions Book Tag

I tagged myself to ABookNation‘s post with the same title so you better check it out as well. #1: How many books are too many in a series? After reading Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, I have started thinking that thirteen would only be acceptable if the author was Snicket, or if the…

Parallelisms: Harry Potter and Credence

I’m pretty sure I am not the first one to write about it but I want my own version for content purposes. Upon you reading this, I will have finished reading the screenplay of Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Grindelwald and will have mulled over the movie several weeks after its release. I hereby present…