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Book Awards Challenge Wrap Up

The Book Award Challenge ends today, and with 2 books that I finished on the last minute, I managed to read 10 books in total. We’re supposed to read 12 books, but I joined pretty late (according to my post, end of October 2007 – the challenge started on 1 July 2007), so I’m pretty […]

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24 Hour Read-a-thon: Hour 24 – The End

Yay the end! I just finished The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. In this read-a-thon, I finished only 1 book. But for me, it’s a big accomplishment, because I can’t remember when was the last time I finished a whole book in 1 day. Probably some time in middle school or primary […]

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24 Hour Read-a-thon: Hour 20 & Author Challenge

Well I haven’t read again since my last post. I just want to point out Jessi’s mini-challenge because I think it’s really cool. How many authors can you recognize below? I can only recognize 6 of them. I guess I haven’t read that many books 😛

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Read-a-thon: Hour 19 & Mini-Challenges

I do get a bit bored reading for a few hours, even though it’s interrupted by blog reading and blogging. I’m continuing my interesting facts about Korean: 7) Koreans start their age from 1. So they are 1 when they’re born. (The same like Chinese) 8) When Koreans commit suicide, they usually jump into the […]

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Read-a-thon: Hour 14 & Korean Mini-Challenge

I haven’t participated in any of the mini challenges, but I’m interested in Bybee’s and I’m sooo gonna win this! 😀 Person who can list the most facts (trivial or otherwise) about Korea may win. I’m not gonna list the trivial facts (e.g. Korea divided into North and South Korea etc), but I’m gonna list […]

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24 Hour Read-a-thon: Hour 10

Well, I just woke up about an hour ago. It’s 9:30am Sunday my time now. I think I slept around 1am. I just had to sleep, because I’ll be working tomorrow (Monday), and there will be no time to catch up my sleeping time 🙂 For the past hour I’ve been reading Dewey‘s to see […]

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24 Hour Read-a-thon Start!

It’s almost 12am Sunday in my part of the world, which is almost 9am Saturday at I’m guessing where most of the other people are. So the read-a-thon should start soon! (That also means I’m super sleepy and probably will sleep soon and start afresh tomorrow) I can see that Dewey and friends have worked […]

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The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy by Tim Burton

First, the book is oh-so-pretty. Hardcover, with pretty illustrations inside. Yes, pretty, even The Boy with Nails in His Eyes… Okay, I don’t like that one much. But really, I think the art style is great. The book contains 23 poems slash short stories about sympathetic creatures (children?), trying to fit in or struggling to […]

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EW’s The New Classics

Entertainment Weekly published the list of 100 books that they consider “The New Classics”. Their 100 best reads from 1983 to 2008. I saw this list posted all over people’s blog. I’m skeptical about the list, seeing books like Eat, Pray, Love and Angela’s Ashes (ones that I think I would never read). But then […]

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24 Hour Read-a-Thon

Dewey is running the 24 Hour Read-a-thon this weekend. I hope to do it better than the 48 Hour Book Challenge. I just signed up, because I wasn’t sure if I was gonna be free this Saturday. Well, happened that I still have to work, and I’m going to the Korean B-Boyz and Ballerina show […]