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2014 Required Reading: February

Oh, February! Bring in the feels, will ya? :) My January Required Reading Report Last month was an awesome reading month, regardless of the fact that my heart got broken into pieces. A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin. 5/5 stars. I am still nursing a broken heart, so don't you dare get on my nerves. </3 Just One Day by Gayle Forman. 3/5 stars. A melancholic read about self-discovery, fate and accidents, and Paris! My adult self want to spank Allyson for her carelessness, but I'm giving her enough allowances because I have yet to read its companion book, Just One Year. Will come ...
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Wednesday Diaries: an additional reading goal

Before posting my reading goal for this year, I considered including a list of books that I should read before the year ends but scrapped the idea. I thought that I should be spontaneous with my reading, as what I've been doing with the monthly Required Readings  but then I saw some blog posts of required reading lists for the year that I reconsidered. I can actually choose just a few books, and as much as possible include them in the monthly required reading lists that I do. It will then be hitting two (or three) birds with one stone because I have several books on my physical TBR pile that ...
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2014 READING GOALS (and a quick recap of 2013)

As is tradition, every beginning of the year I write down my goals for the new year, reading-wise. This year is no exception, because I like making goals. They  make me feel accomplished and mature (haha!), and it doesn’t matter if they are just reading goals. :D But first, here's a quick recap of how I fared with my 2013 Reading Goal: Reading Goal of 30 books. I had increased this number to 40 midway in June (?) but still managed to surpass it by finishing 53 books when 2013 ended. And to think that I gave birth last July and have become a first-time mom. I guess that’s what we call time m...
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FANGIRL | Rainbow Rowell

So, there had been a lot of fan-girling over Rainbow Rowell's new book, Fangirl, and because I totally, pathetically, loved Attachments, I knew I had to read this book, too. Along with some friends at the book club, I excitedly devoured this book with high expectations, desperately longing to have another Lincoln moment again. (Didn't I say I am pathetic when it comes to Lincoln O'Neil?) Fangirl, though, comes differently from Attachments but it's a good kind of different, nonetheless. The humorous writing's still there, but this time Rainbow Rowell writes for a new audience: young adults, or...
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THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE/Neil Gaiman

Summary from Goodreads: It began for our narrator forty years ago when the family lodger stole their car and committed suicide in it, stirring up ancient powers best left undisturbed. Dark creatures from beyond the world are on the loose, and it will take everything our narrator has just to stay alive: there is primal horror here, and menace unleashed - within his family and from the forces that have gathered to destroy it. His only defense is three women, on a farm at the end of the lane. The youngest of them claims that her duckpond is ocean. The oldest can remember the Big Bang. Just ...
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