Long Second

Three Things About Elsie  by Joanna Cannon It always fascinated me to think how my old self would comment on my current life; all these decisions, little or big ones, important things that I’ve neglected, everything. A long second is when the clock hesitates, to give you extra time to make the right decision.

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Stereotyped Romance

A Perfect Proposal  by Katie Fforde Audiobook read by Jilly Bond Sophie the neglected girl went to Manhattan and met an old lady who got mysteriously fascinated by her. Obviously the old lady will have a handsome and insanely rich grandson and obviously there will be a perfect proposal. Why so many romance novels have to be […]

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Aboriginal

How Hedley Hopkins did a dare, robbed a grave, made a new friend who might not have really been there at all and, while he was at it, committed a terrible sin which everyone was doing even though he didn’t know it – by Paul Jennings If ever forget the plot again just try the title. Troubled […]

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Belonging

All You Can Ever Know – A Memoir  by Nicole Chung To fit in and feel like a normal another in the crowd is just so hard being a minority. Adopted Asian kid growing up in white community got rejected by peer buddies and felt not belonged.

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Trojan

The Silence of the Girls  by Pat Barker Audiobook by Kristin Atherton Achilles, Briseis the royal slave, Patroclus, Agamemnon, Hector, Priam “kiss the hands of the man who killed my son” begging Achilles for Hector’s dead body. It’s just kind of relieve to see the Trojan war from another perspective.To at least get to think of the fate of Troy’s […]

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What Love Is

Eleanor & Park  by Rainbow Rowell Red-haired Eleanor and Park the half-Korean kid, love story about school bus, comic books  and  music tapes. Being young and being in love. Hopefully someday someone can make a movie out of it.

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Kids’ Special Ⅲ – Tree Houses

The 13-Storey Treehouse,Treehouse Series, Book 1,by Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton This is where the story starts. Andy writes and Terry The day about the flying cat, sea monster, sea monkeys, giant gorilla, giant bananas, mushroom machine and the book. The 26-Storey Treehouse,Treehouse Series, Book 2 How Andy and Terry and Jill met and the story goes […]

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Spinning World

The Girl with the Red Balloon – The Balloonmakers Series, Book 1  by Katherine Locke Space-time is like a fabric. How fantastic is the idea to travel by holding a balloon with equations. The two stories from different time and generations to be linked by coincidence.

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