Review: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can’t seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse – Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy’s mom finds out, she knows it’s time that he knew the truth about where he came from, and that he go to the one place he’ll be safe. She sends Percy to Camp Half Blood, a summer camp for demigods (on Long Island), where he learns that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea. Soon a mystery unfolds and together with his friends—one a satyr and the other the demigod daughter of Athena – Percy sets out on a quest across the United States to reach the gates of the Underworld (located in a recording studio in Hollywood) and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods.(Goodreads)

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Review: Coraline by Neil Gaiman

The day after they moved in, Coraline went exploring….

In Coraline’s family’s new flat are twenty-one windows and fourteen doors. Thirteen of the doors open and close.

The fourteenth is locked, and on the other side is only a brick wall, until the day Coraline unlocks the door to find a passage to another flat in another house just like her own.

Only it’s different.

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WWW Wednesday: August 8th, 2018

Hello, friends! How have you been doing?
Reading-wise, last week wasn’t that great for me; I didn’t get to read as much/fast as I wanted and there’s not much to report as a matter of fact.

Anyways, let’s get down to this week’s WWW Wednesday!

WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Sam@Taking on a World of Words.
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Books That I Got Last Week

Hello, bookworms! Sorry I’ve been quiet since my last update. As I mentioned earlier in my posts, I was away last weekend to visit my friends in Tokyo and I had another bout of inflammatory flare-ups supposedly from physical exhaustion caused by excruciatingly high temperatures in recent weeks.
For those two reasons, I didn’t get to read nor blog as much as I wanted 😦

That said, I did buy/get a ton of books during my stay in Tokyo and I’d love to share them with you today! Continue reading

Bookworm Problems: Books and Traveling Don’t Go Hand in Hand!! 2

Hello, bookworms! Welcome to another Bookworm Problems post 🙂
It’s been quite a while since my last post on this theme, but I’ve just hit upon another conundrum related to traveling and that inspired me to write up this post.

As readers, you may or may not relate to this post or have similar problems, in such cases, feel free to comment below and let’s talk about them!

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