Mr. Doughnut, it’s all about miracles, curses and well..hitting the gym! | 13 April, 2018

Mr. Doughnut, it’s all about miracles, curses and well..hitting the gym! | 13 April, 2018

Hi Doughie, I think it's time I resume writing Diary entries  but because I don't get to spend my days with you around, I'd like to address these entries to you just as I've been writing letters. My life's pretty dull and monotonous without you but I've been working on keeping myself busy and doing [...]

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“I had become a foreigner in the place, I had always called home.” | My Thoughts on the Kommandant’s Girl by Pam Jenoff | A spoiler-free book review.

“I had become a foreigner in the place, I had always called home.” | My Thoughts on the Kommandant’s Girl by Pam Jenoff  | A spoiler-free book review.

Rating: 3.5 Stars In One Line:A young Jew, living by a Christian name, working under a Nazi Officer, in hopes of being reunited with her husband. Genre: Historical Fiction   "Anna is something wrong?" Yes I want to say. You ran a prison camp for Jews. You keep my parents locked in the ghetto. You [...]

Mr. Doughnut, I jumped for the first time in 12 years. | 9-11 March, 2018

Mr. Doughnut, I jumped for the first time in 12 years. | 9-11 March, 2018

Hi Doughie I'm listening to Kommandant's Girl's audio book, as I write this. It's a book by Pam Jenoff, a historical fiction romance. A little different from other books I've read based during the Nazi invasion. The narration isn't that great but it isn't that bad too. I don't feel like reading physically, yet and [...]

Mr. Doughnut, I’ve been lost but you helped me find a way! | Feb, 2018

Mr. Doughnut, I’ve been lost but you helped me find a way! | Feb, 2018

Hi Doughie Every time I begin to crumble and doubt myself, I remember you keeping your head on my lap and paw in my hand when you heard me cry. This was just before you had to go. Like always, even when you were in unimaginable discomfort, you made sure that I stop crying. You've [...]

“A weed is just a flower growing in the wrong place” | My Thoughts on Perfect by Cecelia Ahern | A Spoiler-free Book Review

“A weed is just a flower growing in the wrong place” | My Thoughts on Perfect by Cecelia Ahern | A Spoiler-free Book Review

Perfect by Cecelia Ahern My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars This book is the Perfect sequel, with its own flaws, to Flawed. See what I did there? Oh well! Perfect starts with twists and turns from the first few pages itself. It has a lot of new characters to present and a lot of new things [...]

“I’ve learned that to be courageous is to feel fear within, every step of the way.” | My Thoughts on Flawed by Cecelia Ahern | A Spoiler-free Book review

“I’ve learned that to be courageous is to feel fear within, every step of the way.” | My Thoughts on Flawed by Cecelia Ahern | A Spoiler-free Book review

Flawed by Cecelia Ahern My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars One of my main reasons to pick a Cecelia Ahern book is to bring some happiness to my usual heavy reading. And that's why I got a copy of Flawed, without reading the synopsis, and decided to read it last year. This book isn't your typical [...]

“I taught you to succeed. I goaded you. But when things went wrong…I did not teach you to fail.” My thoughts on If I Had To Tell It Again by Gayathri Prabhu | A spoiler-free book review.

“I taught you to succeed. I goaded you. But when things went wrong…I did not teach you to fail.” My thoughts on If I Had To Tell It Again by Gayathri Prabhu | A spoiler-free book review.

If I Had to Tell It Again by Gayathri Prabhu My rating: 3 of 5 stars In One Line: Read this book to learn strength and patience ; to understand that it's important to acknowledge and accept ; and learn how to fail. I always find it difficult to "rate" and "review" a memoir. How do [...]

“I was okay just a moment ago. I will learn how to be okay again.” My Thoughts on We Are Okay by Nina LaCour | A spoiler-free book review

“I was okay just a moment ago. I will learn how to be okay again.” My Thoughts on We Are Okay by Nina LaCour | A spoiler-free book review

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour My rating: 3 of 5 stars In One Line: A quick, warm read about loss, grief and moving on - about a young girl & her only family.  I was gifted this book by my friend and I'm so happy to have read it! Yes, I gave it 3 [...]

Why I think Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon is unfair and disappointing | A spoiler-free book review

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon My rating: 2 of 5 stars In One Line: Misguided representation of a highly sensitive health disorder, unfair and disappointing plot line ; good writing style and a quick read with fun illustrations. Before I begin and tell you the reason why this book disappointed me.. let's look at how this [...]