Quick Reviews

Quick Reviews: Goodreads-The Filipino Group Monthly & Challenge Reads

[caption id="attachment_3019" align="aligncenter" width="300"] GPG5010[/caption] I'm trying to clear my review backlog because the OC in me just couldn't move on without writing even just a few lines for all the books I finished reading. So here is another edition of Quick Reviews featuring books I read last year, two of which were Monthly Reads of the book club while the last one was a book club challenge read. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett First Published: 1930 TFG Book of the Month for June 2015 Summary from Goodreads: A treasure worth killing for. Sam Spade,...
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Quick Reviews: John Grisham’s The Broker, The Associate, and The Litigators

I'm reading faster than I write blog posts (which is old news with me, actually) and so here I am with my thoughts, albeit short, before I lost my drive yet again (thank God for petiks Fridays!). It's been a while since I last read a Grisham but a good friend gave me a copy of The Broker a few weeks ago and because I was due for another read, I decided to start. I finished it soon enough and decided to start another from my Kindle. Result: A John Grisham reading marathon of 3 novels for more or less two weeks. * The Broker by John Grisham Published: 2006 Summary from Goodreads: In his...
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Quick Reviews: The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen |The Boyfriend List by E. Lockhart | Cities by Carla de Guzman

Quick Reviews: The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen |The Boyfriend List by E. Lockhart | Cities by Carla de Guzman
Catching up with my review backlog before the year ends! I cannot not post anything about a book I've read, even for a few lines, because that's the way I am. Haha. Here are quick thoughts on three books I read several months back: The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen Summary from Amazon: It’s the dubious distinction of thirty-year-old Willa Jackson to hail from a fine old Southern family of means that met with financial ruin generations ago. The Blue Ridge Madam—built by Willa’s great-great-grandfather and once the finest home in Walls of Water, North Carolina—has stood for years as a ...
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Quick Reviews: THE THIEF, CASE HISTORIES, & THE EYRE AFFAIR

I got a little bit stressed when I realized that it's almost the end of the year and I still haven't made substantial progress with my review backlog. This may sound to be very OC-ish but I wanted a clean slate for the new year with respect to my pending book reviews. A fresh start, so to speak, since I wanted to minimize, if not totally do away, with review backlogs for 2015. I'm actually tempted to just do away with no reviews (less stressful) but I also feel that every book I read deserves to be reviewed. So, as a solution, here is a 3-in-1 post of the books I've read recently that were nei...
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2in1: JUST ONE DAY and JUST ONE YEAR | Gayle Forman

Just One Day by Gayle Forman From Goodreads: Allyson Healey's life is exactly like her suitcase—packed, planned, ordered. Then on the last day of her three-week post-graduation European tour, she meets Willem. A free-spirited, roving actor, Willem is everything she’s not, and when he invites her to abandon her plans and come to Paris with him, Allyson says yes. This uncharacteristic decision leads to a day of risk and romance, liberation and intimacy: 24 hours that will transform Allyson’s life.  A book about love, heartbreak, travel, identity, and the “accidents” of fate, Just One Day shows ...
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