I flipped on to the next page and realized the novel has already ended. I closed the book and stared at the ceiling for hours, my lips pursed tightly without the intentions of parting them again for some time. For a moment, I was Alicia. Except I didn't shoot my husband. I was silent while … Continue reading The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides | Silence Doesn't Always Mean Yes
2020 is just around the corner. A few hours from now, fireworks will slice through the night and light up the sky to signify the start of a new year. How was your journey in 2019? Was it your rock bottom?Were you able to score a number of opportunities?Have you lost a loved one?Have you … Continue reading Happy 2020: New Beginning, New Blessings!
We are a few days away before Santa Claus slides down on our chimneys and finally says “Ho Ho Ho, Merry Christmas to everybody!” I bet you are all busy preparing gifts, decorating your nooks with Christmas ornaments, planning your menu for the big day, and by all means, attending year-end parties at your work. … Continue reading Christmas In The Philippines (& My First Christmas Book Tree)
Hello, Sunshine is a young adult slash chic-lit book that ticks all the right boxes for dreamers and limelight mavens. Though identical to many stories about pursuing aspirations, this book presents a polarizing perspective about Hollywood stardom, teenage angst, mother-daughter relationship, liberation, and freedom. However, what makes it stand out among its ilk are the … Continue reading Hello, Sunshine By Leila Howland | A Year In Hollywood With A Few Hundred Dollars In Pocket
Have you tried reading a book and stopping midway because you encountered an unfamiliar word and couldn't seem to understand despite consulting the dictionary? Have you attempted writing an essay but failed to finish because you fall short of words? Or have you struggled remembering the words your teacher taught you in your language class … Continue reading 7 Effective Ways To Learn New Words Quickly
Books are man’s best friends next to dogs, I think we all agree with that. Like dogs, books are a great company during dull moments. It also serves its purpose of uplifting your spirit whenever the going gets tough. But unlike our fur babies, books require no special caring. Plus, they are handy-dandy! This means, … Continue reading 18 Amazing Facts You Should Know About Books
On Reading and Living Reading has always been my silver dust in this contrasting world of love and hate, peace and war, good and bad. It gives me the audacity to painstakingly experience the grandeur of the universe. Likewise, it offers me a different wording from what we have accustomed to. When I read, I … Continue reading On Reading and Living | Author’s Thoughts