Behavioral

Predictably Irrational – The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions  by Dan Ariely So many forces can easily influence our behavior, relativity,social norms….Hell the so called rational mind is just another human being’s fantasy illusion? But knowing that doesn’t do much harm. Rational isn’t all about happiness,is it? It’s good to know the theory behind odd […]

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Life While Ageing

How Hard Can It Be?  by Allison Pearson Life has never been easy for women, nor for elders, let alone ageing women, especially those who want to get back on her feet in  work force.  Ageing is looming upon everyone. Can’t bear to think that I’m dying gradually, by gradually I mean every passing second. And […]

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Afghan Women

A House Without Windows  by Nadia Hashimi Zeba was trapped in a dilemma between choosing her life and the so called honor of both another little girl &  her own children. There are tones of names of different relatives. Zeba and her husband Kamal, her parents Gulnaz  & Mullah , her children Basir , Shabnam,Kareema and […]

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Being Named and Seen

Landmarks  by Robert Macfarlane We’re becoming indifferent between things of nature. All these detailed difference of land, nature and weather went unnamed and thus unseen. Language is being shaped by capitalism, urbanization and data-based daily life. Most of the time we do things as the computer told us to do and regard all things indifferently with their […]

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Boys and Girls

Hello, Universe  by Erin Entrada Kelly Audiobook read by Ramon De Ocampo How friendship blooms between two boys and two girls. Valencia Somerset the deaf girl who wears hearing aid, is secretly lonely. Virgil is a  shy boy and feels out of place in his crazy-about-sports family. Virgil was trapped at the bottom of a well . It is so […]

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Meet Maud

Elizabeth Is Missing  by Emma Healey Maud is forgetful old lady who has to make notes to help with memory. It turned out that its Sukey who was missing and buried in Elizabeth’s garden. Good way to tell a story by pulling all these threads in the end. There’re also details of how forgetful person get through […]

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Fantasy

Anne of Green Gables – Anne of Green Gables Series, Book 1,  by L. M. Montgomery Audio book read by Shelly Frasier Anne talks tooooo much. Just why would anybody speaks out every word in her mind. All these fancy girlish silly thoughts, em, just too many to follow.

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What We Want

Beautiful Ruins  by Jess Walter Audiobook by Edoardo Ballerini Dee Moray went to Porto Vergogna on the Italian coast, convinced that she was diagnosed cancer.  Pasquale fell in love with this beautiful, dying  American actor. Then it turned out that Dee Moray was just pregnant and the father of the baby is Richard Burton whose love affairs […]

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Resurrection

Music and Freedom  by Zoe Morrison I found there’s astonishing similarity with the destiniy of wife in The Atomic Weight of Love  only this is a different story in different way. The first part is about domestic violence and gender inequity, while the second part of this book is all about music and life. It is, […]

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Voices To Be Heard

The Hate U Give  by Angie Thomas The hate U give little infants fucks everybody. Starr witnessed Khalil being murdered and everything changed ever since. All of the characters, Starr who live in black communty but study elsewhere, Khalil who had to sell drug because of his mom, starr’s boyfriend Chris who was lovely and brave, Seven […]

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