Pros & Cons: My Early Forays Into Audiobooks

I have a long commute back-and-forth from home to work every weekday. About 2 to 3 hours is spent only in the car, going through routine roads and being stuck in traffic jams. I mostly use the time to listen to many podcast episodes or the same 100 songs on my Spotify playlist on loop….

[Accidental Genius] Struck by Genius book review

1-Sentence Summary. True story of a carefree party-guy & Planet Futon salesman, Jason Padgett, who got hit on the head one night and woke up to suddenly become a mathematical genius and automatically starts seeing mathematical equations in front of his eyes all the time. Why I Picked it Up. I’ve always been mystified about knowing more…

[Bookstore Hopping] Dasa Secondhand Bookstore in Bangkok

So I went to Bangkok a few weekends back with friends and we had fun exploring the different tourist attractions!   And of course, whenever possible, I’d like to sample a taste of their local bookstores. We paid a visit to Dasa Bookstore, a popular hipster bookstore in Bangkok. I got more excited knowing that…

Mythic Mana March 2016 – Subscription Box Review

As you might know, I had mixed feelings about their first box back in February (click here to read my review of the previous box). I’m happy to say that this time, the curation have been vastly enhanced and I have positive feelings about every single items in the box! Now, onwards to the review….

[Book Tag] Keep It Fresh Award

Hello dear Bibliomaniacs! Last week I’ve been tagged by the enthusiastic Tiffany @ WhenLostInABook for the Keep It Fresh award. Basically it’s a fruit-themed bookish tags to pair a book with specific fruits to describe your feeling for them. So let’s get on with this! RULES: Post the rules before starting and link back to this…

[Dating Trends] Modern Romance book review

Disclaimer. I have never watched Aziz Ansari’s shows before and I feel particularly neutral about him. All I know is that he is a well-renowned and smart comedian, and I remember not being impressed with his performance when I watched him host an awards show many years back for a short 3 minutes on TV. With…

[History Fixers] Time Riders book series review

I’ve just finished reading the ninth and final book of the Time Riders series and I’m so happy that a much-loved series has finally reached its conclusion! … Or ‘sort of’ conclusion, judging by the ending. To give it justice, I will now be reviewing it as a whole chronicle series, rather than based on…

[Teenage Burglars] The Bling Ring book review

1-Sentence Summary. True story about a group of rich teenagers, The Bling Ring, who crashed into Hollywood celebrities’ houses and stole clothing, shoes, undergarments and even naked photos just to feel nearer to their idols. Why I Picked it Up. Tell me, wouldn’t you be interested in knowing more about the actual teenagers who easily stole stuff from…

Mythic Mana Feb 2016 – Subscription Box Review

The Concept. By subscribing to it every month, a box will arrive to your doorstep filled with geeky surprises to please the dorky fan in you. The curated items will be based on the monthly themes that they have set for the box. Mythic Mana is the only geek and gamer subscription box in Malaysia….

[Football Maestro] Alex Ferguson: My Autobiography book review

  1-Sentence Summary. Manchester United’s legendary manager, Alex Ferguson, fills us in on his football team strategy, what he really thinks of certain star players, behind-the-scenes dramas of transferring players, his mistakes in recruiting, his rivalry with the other 3 major football clubs and along with his other personal life stories that built him up. Why I Picked it…