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Talking About Manga

I don’t read manga that often anymore, only a few books a year if I’m up for it. But once upon a time, my whole life revolved around manga. Growing up in a country where translated or foreign books weren’t readily available, there was a point when I finished reading the whole kids library and […]

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Lee, Harper

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

To Kill A Mockingbird seems to be one of the most loved book in the history of literature, so I was excited to finally get to read it. Did I fall in love with it? Prior to reading, I knew there was a lawyer as main character and I was expecting court scenes. But there […]

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On Hong Kong

I haven’t done any Short Saturday for a while, because I’m reading short stories from Love in A Fallen City by Eileen Chang for our Asian book group this month which I will talk about after I finish the collection. I love that the book is set mainly in Hong Kong. Having been there three […]

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Gaiman, Neil

The Sandman Vol 3: Dream Country by Neil Gaiman

I wonder how many Sandman I should read before I “get” it. I liked Dream Country a tiny bit more than the first two, but still not as much as I would’ve liked. People say the series gets better from the third series and above, that’s why I continued reading. In this third volume, the […]

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Carroll, Lewis

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

I absolutely did not expect to love Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland as much as I did! I grew up with the Disney version of Alice, and while it is always fun and evokes all sense of wonderment, it is never funny, I don’t think. How surprised I was to find the book incredibly amazingly hilariously […]

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Winick, Judd

Pedro and Me by Judd Winick

I have to thank Michelle for this one. If not for her glowing review I wouldn’t have picked up the book judging from the cover. It looks like some cheesy TV series from the 90s (not the first one, the second one below. I put the blue cover first because I just don’t like that […]