Category: Book Review

  • Book Review: Finding Audrey – Sophie Kinsella

    304 pagesPublished: May 2016Publisher: EmberGenre: Teenlit, Mental Health, Romance Synopsys:Audrey wears dark glasses all the time, even in the house. She almost never goes out, doesn’t talk to new people, and finds making eye contact to be nearly impossible. But then one day she meets Linus. Linus is her brother’s friend and a sensitive spirit with…

  • Book Review: Lone Wolf – Jodi Picoult

    416 pagesPublished: March 2012Publisher: Allen & UnwinGenre: Young adult fiction. Synopsis: A life hanging in the balance…a family torn apart. The #1 internationally bestselling author Jodi Picoult tells an unforgettable story about family, love, and letting go. Edward Warren, twenty-four, has been living in Thailand for five years, a prodigal son who left his family…

  • Book Review: Looking for Alaska – John Green

    268 pagesPublished: March 2011Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s BooksGenre: Young adult fiction Synopsis: “In the dark beside me, she smelled of sweat and sunshine and vanilla, and on that thin-mooned night I could see little more than her silhouette, but even in the dark, I could see her eyes – fierce emeralds. And not just beautiful, but…

  • Book Review: The Wedding Girl – Medeleine Wickham

    366 pages Published: December 2010 Publisher: Black Swan Genre: Young Adult, Fiction Synopsis: At eighteen, in that first golden Oxford summer, Milly’s best friends were Rupert and his American lover Allan. When Rupert suggested that she and Allan should get married, just so that Allan could stay in the country, it all seemed just a…

  • Book Review: Tentang Kamu – Tere Liye

    534 pages Published: October 2016 Publisher: Putra Bangsa Genre: Fiction, Mystery Synopsis: Terima kasih untuk kesempatan mengenalmu, itu adalah salah satu anugerah terbesar hidupku. Cinta memang tidak perlu ditemukan, cintalah yang akan menemukan kita. Terima kasih. Nasihat lama itu benar sekali, aku tidak akan menangis karena sesuatu telah berakhir, tapi aku akan tersenyum karena sesuatu…

  • Nggak Usah Jaim Deh – Valeria Verawati

    312 pages Published: 2005 Publisher: Gramedia Pustaka Utama Genre: Teenlit, fiction Language: Indonesian Synopsis: Setiap hari dilalui Rhea dengan wajah manyun.Gimana nggak manyun, coba? Berangkat dan pulang sekolah bareng Papa. Nilai-nilainya dipantau Papa. Tingkahnya di sekolah pun diawasi Papa. Soalnya papa Rhea kepala sekolah. Boro-boro bisa pacaran, cabut ke mal aja nggak bisa? Makanya, sewaktu…

  • Sandra – Agnes Jessica

    382 pages Publisher: Vania Books Published: not stated (but firsly published in 2005, according to Goodreads) Genre: Romance, adult, fiction Language: Indonesian Synopsis: Dari Yogyakarta,Sandra datang ke Jakarta untuk menemukan pembunuh Diana Denita,kakaknya. Ia memulai penyelidikannya dengan terjun langsung ke dunia model yang ia geluti kakaknya semasa hidup,untuk itu ia mengikuti sebuah kontes kecantikan yang…

  • Wattpad Review: Resign – Almira Bastari

    288 pages Published: January 2018 Publisher: Gramedia (originally from Wattpad) Genre: Young adult, romace comedy Language: Indonesian Synopsis: Kompetisi sengit terjadi di sebuah kantor konsultan di Jakarta. Pesertanya adalah para cungpret, alias kacung kampret. Yang mereka incar bukanlah penghargaan pegawai terbaik, jabatan tertinggi, atau bonus terbesar, melainkan memenangkan taruhan untuk segera resign! Cungpret #1: Alranita Pegawai…

  • Girls in The Dark – Akiyoshi Rikako

    283 pages Published: December 2015. Originally in June 2013 (Japanese ed.) Publisher: Penerbit Haru (Indonesian) Genre: Mystery, young adult Language: Indonesian Synopsis: In this Rashomon-style mystery story, each member of a high-school literature club presents her own version of the death of the group’s leader. At a prestigious girl’s school, a student has died. Itsumi…

  • Book Review: Critical Eleven – Ika Natassa

    344 pages Published: August 2015 Publisher: Gramedia Pustaka Utama Genre: Romance Fiction, Adult, Chicklit. Language: Bahasa Indonesia Dalam dunia penerbangan, dikenal istilah critical eleven, sebelas menit paling kritis di dalam pesawat—tiga menit setelah take off dan delapan menit sebelum landing—karena secara statistik delapan puluh persen kecelakaan pesawat umumnya terjadi dalam rentang waktu sebelas menit itu.…