Over Fear Is Choices

The Choice  by Edith Eger Trauma is so common in China yet the suffer remains neglected or covered by all these seemingly odd or mad gaps between generations. People got hurt systematically, war, dehumanization, drought, or roaring price of a roof. They struggled and struggling in different ways, learned to live on with their pain. People are not born difficult, […]

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Mother and Daughter

The Bonesetter’s Daughter  by Amy Tan Audiobook read by Amy Tan & Chen Joan Tan Some of the backgrounds of the story line feels like The Joy Luck Club , but that makes perfect sense since they share the same writer. Amy Tan had done a wonderful job, made all these different books set in similar […]

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The Dry

The Dry  by Jane Harper One of those books featured “hard to start, once started hard to stop”. It’s not good to reveal too many details about a suspense book after all.

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Truly Heartily Be

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck – A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life – by Mark Manson Audiobook read by Roger Wayne The writer holds very helpful values. Indeed this book stands as a bestseller for a reason.

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What Defines Us

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda  by Becky Albertalli Audiobook read by Michael Crouch Simon Spier, sixteen, came out , happy ending. Human are so keen on categorization. The things is, once been put on a label, you’re largely been defined by that. Labels, like woman, man, LBGT, Christian,communist, etc, we use these to define others and […]

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Pain and Live

Milk and Honey  by Rupi Kaur Poems. Beautiful out of bitterness. With so many lovely and artistically illustrated drawings, both pain and love out of these poems are so so real.

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Moonrise

Moonrise  by Sarah Crossan Story in poems. I never believed that Ed would die.  Always expecting happy ending would always end up with disappointment yet relive out knowing this is ugly, truly reality. Beautifully and poetically written, I felt kind of relieved in the end to know it is a novel.

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Fairy Tale/Nightmare

Coraline by Neil Gaiman Audio book I can still remember the black button eyes in the movie after so many yeas. I thought It was a fairy tale or something when I started, and it turned out…let me just say, I totally forgot the sunflower seeds that I’d prepared,and the reason was clearly not because it […]

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Individual South African

We Are All the Same – The Life And Death Of Nkosi Johnson  by Jim Wooten Audiobook read by Alan Sklar Born with AIDS, native South African, black, tribunal, adopted by a white family,  and Nkosi is the leading character of this whole story. No judgement but I can feel the western white elite perspective out […]

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