Kindle Oasis two-week impressions

Two weeks ago I bought the 2019 version of Kindle Oasis, Amazon’s flagship kindle. I decided to replace my 2016 Kindle Paperwhite when the battery life of the old device started deteriorating badly. I went all out and bought the Oasis. The Kindle Oasis is the most expensive electronic book reader in the Kindle lineup.... Continue Reading →

Goodreads reading challenge 2020 (24 books)

Every year for the past six years, I have participated in the Goodreads reading challenge. It is a challenge of setting yourself a goal; the number of books you would like to read for the year. And throughout the year, you track your progress, marking the books you have read, and selecting the books you... Continue Reading →

On the topic of reading…

Now that HBO's run of Game of Thrones is over, I believe now is a good time to fully immerse myself in the world of Westeros. I read the first book many years ago, right after the first season ended. I was curious about the world, and wanted to know more about it, something the... Continue Reading →

Christmas is upon us.

Today, I went to town after work to get a present for a Friend of mine. She wanted a book, by Daniel Kehneman, Thinking Fast and Slow. I bought it at Kinokuniya and had it gift wrapped. I read this book before. Or tried reading it it. I have read hundreds of books ever since... Continue Reading →

I have completed my post grad studies.

Two years. Two years as a part-time post grad student, working and studying at the same time. For two years I hunkered down, bit the bullet and made the arduous journey of completing my studies and finally getting my Master's degree from NUS. Two long years. Sacrifices were made, Something had to give. Now that... Continue Reading →

My Year in Books 2016

24 books. That was the number of books I challenged myself to read for 2016. I set my reading challenge on Goodreads, and it really does help in tracking my progress. 24 books a year roughly amount to about a book every 2 weeks. Challenging for someone who constantly have to find time to set... Continue Reading →

Reading Binge

At the beginning of this year, I decided to read the entire Harry Dresden Novels once again. Written by Jim Butcher, he has written a total of 15 books on Harry Dresden. I stopped reading at book 12 a while back and i took a long hiatus since then. Now, I wanna get back into... Continue Reading →

Tiong Bahru Bakery to chill

  Tomorrow is sunday. If I am free tomorrow, then I might head down to Tiong Bahru bakery, buy a couple of croissants or any of their other famous pastry, and dive into my novels in my kindle I might head town to do just that, slowly savour their breads and pastries, spending my afternoon... Continue Reading →

Books I read in 2012

This is the first time I'm compiling a list of books I have read for 2012. This is made easy by just referring to past orders made from Amazon through the Kindle store. It keeps track of all the purchases I have made during the past year and thus all the books that I have... Continue Reading →

The new Amazon Kindle

I bought it. I finally bought it. Through the help of a friend, she helped me to buy one along with 5 other of her friends who also showed interest in getting the brand new kindle. I have been using for about 3 days now, and I must say, that reading your favourite novels using... Continue Reading →

The New Kindle Paperwhite

E-readers have come a long way. Since then many companies have created, built and improved on e-reader technologies. On the forefront are e-readers with e-ink technology.  E-ink technology is suppose to mimic the look and possibly feel of a trade paperback book. It uses very little power and a typical device could be used for... Continue Reading →

Nook vs Kindle

   VS  I own the iPad and I love reading books on the iPad. E-books are a big thing for me especially when the iPad is around. It is the most dominant form of usage when I'm using the iPad. I mainly use the Amazon Kindle to buy and read my books. Currently I have... Continue Reading →

Post Harry Potter novel lineup

  After spending a couple of weeks devouring all 7 harry potter novels, I have finally reached the finish line in what seemed to be one of the greatest set of books ever written. In a couple of days I would safely say that I am among millions who have finished reading all 7 novels... Continue Reading →

Things to do during the holiday.

I know I shouldn't be writing this list down yet, especially when the exams havent even started yet. But this semester is really a bummer and I just couldnt wait for the holidays to begin. With that being said, I have started to come up with a list of things that I would like to... Continue Reading →

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