November Wrap Up!

Hey guys! πŸ™‚

Sorry that I haven’t been updating lately! I’ve just started my internship last week. It’s a full-time working shift so I’ve been reading really really slowly since! It’s been an amazing experience though, really learnt a lot about the publishing and literature scene in Singapore, something I’ve been wantingΒ to experience for some time now πŸ™‚

So yes!!!! November just flew by. It went by soooo quickly!!! I had my final exams during november, and had to pack up and leave Melbourne to return to Singapore for my summer holidays. Also, I’m moving to a new place next semester so there was quite a bit of packing to do as well.

Nevertheless, November was a great month of reading! IΒ basically had the whole week to read at home after my exams, and so I guess I read a little more books this month as compared to the past few! November was also the month that I started this blog, so I guess most of these books have been reviewed here already.

So here were the books I read during November!

  1. Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella23305614I loved this book! It really gave me an insight to Social Anxiety and General Anxiety Disorder (GAD). Having taken a few psychology modules in Uni, I largely looked at these illnesses and symptoms in an objective manner. It was really enlightening to see things from Audrey’s perspective, and also heartening to watch her through her journey to recovery πŸ™‚ Would definitely recommend it!
  2. 10600010Attachments by Rainbow Rowell 

    IΒ feally enjoyed this book! Having lived with internet, emails and social media all my life, I felt like I was transported back to an era where emails were Β a new advent. This novel was witty, funny, and generally a pleasant read. Would recommend it for college students and working adults!-

  3. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell16068905

    My thirdΒ book by Rainbow Rowell!! I absolutely loved this book! Being a first-year college student, I felt that I could really relate to the characters in this novel, as well as the transitions they were going through. All of a sudden, IΒ didn’t feel that alone adjusting into a Β new college out of town. Also, this book introduced me to the wonders of Fan-fiction, something I’ve always been wanting to learn about. Rainbow Rowell’s dedication towards building her characters is justΒ incredible.-

  4. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
  5. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
  6. City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
  7. City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare


    I decided to do a wrap up of these four titles together, because they all belong to the same series! I just discovered about The Mortal Instruments series in November, and oh gosh, why didn’t I read them earlier!!! I might have just became a huge fan of these series. Can’t wait to read the rest of the series, as well as The Infernal Devices series! Cassandra Clare is really such a genius.

So yup, that’s all for November! Managed to buy more books to read in December heheee nothing like shopping for books at home. Will be doing up a December TBR post, as well as trying out a new feature post every friday πŸ™‚ Stay tuned!

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November Book Haul: Part 1!

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Exams are finally over!!!! Long awaited (temporal) freedom :>

Really exciting plans ahead for the summer! πŸ™‚Β Making it a point to read much more this summer as well (I have to, really, after buying so many books hahahaha). So here’sΒ my book haul for November! Β Well, actually, it’s only half of it. I ordered the rest online and got it shipped to my home in Singapore (yesssss i’m going hoome!), to reduce my baggage load onΒ the flight. Actually have no idea how I’m gonna bring everything back πŸ˜›

  1. The Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
    Really excited to read this! Have heard so, so many great reviews about it! And also because the Shadowhunters’ TV series is coming out next January, it seems like nowΒ willΒ be a good time to read it!
  2. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
    Wanted to start on this series as well because I’ve heard incredible things about Sarah J. Maas’s writing. This is my first book written by her, hopefully it wont disappoint!
  3. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Jay Fowler
    This was a last-minute add on! Read the synopsis and just couldn’t resist buying it.

Reading so much fantasy/science fiction related books these few months, but really enjoying it!Β Apart from these, I’ll also be starting on my literature texts for next semester, to reduce the reading load I’ll have once school starts. I think there’s Wuthering Heights (Emily BrontΓ«)Β and Persuasion (Jane Austen) in it. We’re doing feminist literature next semester, so it’ll be reallyΒ interesting!!

Also, while I’m backΒ home, I’ll try to stock up on more books written by Singaporean writers! Taken a huge interest in local literature lately πŸ™‚ Probably going to review some of it here as well. Hopefully I’ll be able to finish everything!

Happy reading xx