Reading challenge 2022

At the start of the year, I will log in to my Goodreads account and set a reading challenge for the year. Last year in 2021, I set a goal of reading 20 books. However, I blazed through my goals and achieved reading 29 before the year ended. Initially I set my goal to read... Continue Reading →

Finally finished Goldfinch

I initially enjoyed reading the novel when I first started it. However, the plot got muddled a little bit in the final 1/3 of the book. The ending is somewhat long and convoluted, with a slightly disappointing conclusion. In the end, I feel less attached to the characters than I did at the beginning. For... Continue Reading →

The Name of Wind

Having completed my second read through of this amazing novel by Patrick Rothfuss, I am still at awed by the way it is written. Beautiful, engaging and the characters filled within the pages are believable and as real as it gets. I am so emotionally attached to the characters in the book, that I will... Continue Reading →

Pricing error.

Today I bought a book, on "Inside Apple", written by Adam Lashinsky. I initially wanted to buy it as an e-book format, until I came across the physical book for only 15 dollars. It was too good to be true. I bought it immediately. I went to the cashier and set to pay for the... Continue Reading →

My next read

The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home Got my Ang Pao money, so I'm gonna spend on something beneficial. A book. My next read would be "The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Work and at Home written by Dan Ariely. I haven't... Continue Reading →

The Name of the Wind

Patrick Rothfuss novel, The Name of the Wind, is probably the book that surprises me most. This 700 page tome is a joy to read from start to finish. This is the thing about reading a novel from an author that you know little about: It may take some time to really get used to... Continue Reading →

The Facebook Effect

  Facebook is the fastest growing and largest social networking site in the world. From its infancy in the dorm room at Harvard created by Mark Zuckerberg and his roommates to its present state of more than 500 million registered users, this phenomenal novel, “The Facebook Effect” tells a remarkable story about the founding and... Continue Reading →

The Survivors Club

The Survivors Club, written by Ben Sherwood, is an international bestselling book that explores the secrets and sciences that could save your life. And by the definition of "saving your life", he means the human psychology of what makes someone a survivor. Be it in an air crash, or a person who have experienced extreme... Continue Reading →

Dan Brown

So i decided to do some accelerated reading, meaning to read a little more than my average reading pace. I started spending more of my free time catching up on my reading. During the holidays, i bought a lot more books to occupy myself. But wanting something different this time around, i tried picking up... Continue Reading →

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