Robot Roz

The Wild Robot – Wild Robot Series, Book 1  by Peter Brown Audio book by Kate Atwater Roz opened her eyes, climbed the uphill, learned from the animals how to survive and adopted an orphaned gosling. The Wild Robot Escapes – Wild Robot Series, Book 2 Audio book by Kathleen McInerney

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Nell Gwynn

The Darling Strumpet  by Gillian Bagwell I got stunned Nell Gwynn cannot even read through her whole life. In history, Nell Gwynn was famous for her wit and popularity among the people. It is said that this book is not a recommendation as a first Nell Gwynn, and it surely is not.

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Myth and Real

Juliet’s Nurse  by Lois Leveen Audio boo by Nicola Barber The author’s note is the highlight of this book, I should really have listened this 5 mins first and foremost. Here is this Juliet, stupid and selfish, and this Romeo who is plain looking and plotting against House Cappelletti. A fascinating adaption from Shakespeare’s Juliet, but […]

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Alone Together

Ordinary People  by Diana Evans Audio book by Jennifer Saayeng Couldn’t get a whole picture of what is this book about. Surely the story is a sad one. and you will pick up some very moving pieces every other time. Anyway, Jennifer Saayeng’s voice is most impressive.

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A Day in the Sun

Buzz – The Nature and Necessity of Bees  by Thor Hanson Today is my lunar birthday. It was only after few chapters that I’ve noticed those bees on the cover were different species. With massive information about bees and the evolution, it is definitely one of the worth-the-time-books.

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Sunset Beach

Sunset Beach  by Mary Kay Andrews Audio book by Kathleen McInerney I honestly don’t like Drue. I think she is a failure and can’t keep even a tiniest secret to herself. But guess what, I am crazy about the cover, it is the life I am living, the South Pacific sunset, the sea bird, the […]

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Infinite

The Perks of Being a Wallflower  by Stephen Chbosky &Audio book I have read straight through this book in one day, stole a few minutes in the office under my supervisor’s owl-like watchful eyes, in the waiting area of my Orthodontist’s, in the kitchen chewing and in my comfortable bedroom. I guess sometimes I myself is […]

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Graphic & Comic Ⅱ

Hey, Kiddo  by Jarrett J. Krosoczka Keep drawing, life goes on. My Beijing  by Nie Jun Beijng has always been a grey and crowed megalopolis for me. I like the way Yu’e made Beijing colorful. Going into Town – A Love Letter to New York  by Roz Chast Nice Manhattan things. I want to tell […]

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Immortalize

The Lady in Gold – The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt’s Masterpiece, Bloch-Bauer  by Anne-Marie O’Connor Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer. Life is always hard, both to the lady in gold and her extended family and the artist scratching behind the canvas.

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