Blog Tour: The Sword of Kaigen (A Theonite War Story) by M.L. Wang [REVIEW]

You know that feeling when you’re completely sucked in and already so deeply invested that you don’t want the book to end? It may sound so cliché at this point, but this is literally what I felt reading this book – dreading the last chapter but still keeping at it because… what else can you do when you’ve already fallen head-over-heels in love?

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Review: Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami

Reading Murakami has given me three impressions: emotional, vintage, and surreal. With a set of curious, and almost strange characters…. Murakami made, what I think, one of his most emotionally vulnerable creations.

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Review: Viva Durant and the Secret of the Silver Buttons by Ashli St. Armant

Listening to this audiobook reminded me so much of those early children shows, especially with those “ding” moments when the protagonist figures something out. It made me appreciate more the efforts in producing these pieces and also made me realize that I need to listen to audiobooks more often.

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Photo Diary: Of crimson and gold (Yosemite, CA)

There’s a sort of magic in those moments within the woods. Everything seemed to glow bright. The golds of the sunlight reflected differently. And amidst the withered leaves and dried barks, it’s as if it the forest is more alive that it ever is.

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Review: While You Were Reading by Ali Berg and Michelle Kalus

This is for the adults that still dreams of romantic things and happy ending. For the ones that still love and appreciate the comfort of written words so much that it is still an escape from their hectic lives after all these years. Honestly, I felt seen. A “29-year-old dog-earer of books” – dial this down by two years and this is probably something I will write for my bio just to be witty.

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Review: The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

To say that I thoroughly enjoyed The Starless Sea is an understatement. I loved every word in it and every minute of it. If I could pocket this book and carry this everywhere, I would – knowing that I will hold a little piece of magic with me all the time.

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Photo Diary: New York on my mind

There’s something about visiting New York City for the first time. The busy streets, the skycrapers, the nightlights and the people. I feel like I’ve romanticized this city so much because of too much consumption of books and TV series that somehow did the same. But seeing it first-hand is definitely an experience.

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THAT ONE LINE {a new blog series!} – #001

It’s the first day of October. Fall just kicked in. I’m back from the dead (a.k.a. a combination of reading and blogging slump) and I am launching a new blog series! Seriously, what is happening? This is “That One Line”.

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