Author Archives: wynd2796

About wynd2796

I'm fresh out of Form Six (Pre- university) and am waiting patiently to enter university. I am a great lover of books from all sorts of genres (except horror because I've never actually read one due to my overactive imagination). My other passion is animals and I aspire to be a veterinarian one day.

Book Review: The Sweetest Spell

Author: Suzanne Selfors Published: August 21st 2012 by Walkers Children Blurb: Emmeline Thistle, a dirt-scratcher’s daughter, has escaped death twice-first, on the night she was born, and second, on the day her entire village was swept away by flood. Left … Continue reading

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Book Review: A School For Unusual Girls

Author: Kathleen Baldwin Published: May 19th 2015 by Tor Teen Blurb: It’s 1814. Napoleon is exiled on Elba. Europe is in shambles. Britain is at war on four fronts. And Stranje House, a School for Unusual Girls, has become one … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Shattered Crown

Author: J. W. Webb Published: March 5th 2015 Blurb: ‘You ride into peril, Corin an Fol!’ Those are the words of the witch at the ford. Corin an Fol, mercenary, brawler, womaniser and drinker, ignores them and thus finds himself … Continue reading

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Book Review: GILA: A Journey Through Moods & Madness

Author: Hanna Alkaf Published: 2016 by Gerakbudaya I thought of giving books written by local authors a try when my eyes happened upon this title. The title fascinated me and the book cover conveyed exactly what the book was going … Continue reading

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2016 Wrap-up

It’s already the end of the year already, and this year has really been a year full of changes for me, entering university and everything. Although I’ve been reading everywhere on Facebook that 2016 isn’t really a good year, I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Someday

Author: Alison McGhee Illustrator: Peter H. Reynolds Published: December 15th 2015 by Little Simon (First published January 1st 2007) The transition from a baby, to a child and finally to an adult is something that happens to everyone but to … Continue reading

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Big Bad Wolf 2016

This year is the first time I went to the largest book sale in Malaysia held in Selangor: Big Bad Wolf. The previous times I took part in the book sale was when it was held in my home state, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Case of the Restless Redhead

Author: Erle Stanley Gardner Published: 1969 by Mayflower Books What began as a friendly advice from Perry Mason to Frank Neely, a young lawyer, turned out to be a complex affair after Neely’s client, Evelyn Bagby, went to Mason to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Six-Gun Snow White

Author: Catherynne M. Valente Published: November 10th 2015 by Saga Press (First published February 28th 2013) Blurb: Forget the dark, enchanted forest. Picture instead a masterfully evoked Old West where you are more likely to find coyotes as the seven … Continue reading

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One of the Few: A Marine Fighter Pilot’s Reconnaissance of the Christian Worldview

Author: Jason B. Ladd Published: 2015 by Boone Shepherd Blurb: Everyone dies. Young or old, whether by accident, murder, natural disaster, or illness, death comes to every human being, and only rarely does the dealer show his hand. When the … Continue reading

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