8 Things That I Cant Forget The Most About Guangzhou, China

We are just came back from Ghuangzhou China, a travel agency named Al Quds Travel manage it for us. And in Guangzhou we have tour Guide who can speak Indonesian called Ah Yew. So then, the journey begin.

Thats my dad, he’ll guide you along the picture.

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Book Review | The Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Crows remember human faces. They remember the people who feed them, who are kind to them. And the people who wrong them too. – Kaz Brekker


Author : Leigh Bardugo
Publisher : Henry Holt
Type : Paperback, 536 pages
Genre : Young Adult Fantasy, Sci Fiction 

It-was-just EVERYTHING. This book was so fresh, you expect nothing but it will definitely giving you satisfaction instead. A kind of book that were actually makes you grinning and weeping at the same time. It may take time doing this review cause I want to reflect the perfect impression for this book towards you. 

This book was about how Kaz and what left of the Crows trying to get his girl and money back and combating all the hustle at Ketterdam – or precisely the world. It was not only a revenge but a well planning revenge, brick by brick they said.  

“Has anyone noticed this whole city is looking for us, mad at us, or wants to kill us?”
“So?” said Kaz.
“Well, usually it’s just half the city.” – Jesper Fahey

The Plot

The plot was actually simple, but it was layered eventually like with so much problem, so much coincidence and left you asking ‘Would they ever make it? Would they ever success?” 
Thats the power of this story plot, it makes you hungry to unfold the truth. And I must said the author done incredibly awesome pieces in saving the truth for the best. That plot twisting was just so good I tell ya. Mind blowing, if im a dragon I may breath smoke from my nose as a token of appreciation for that twist. 😤
It was about dark business, family-ship, friendship, love story, broromance (totally not expecting this!) and just a bunches of kids playing danger, a very dangerous games,. They were just kids aged from 17-18years! Hellooo. 
This book was never running out of action, it was packs of them. A trail of thrilling scene that actually make you feel you were fighting with them, side by side, holding twin knife or whatever fighting weapon you prefer. I prefer knife because it was keen and super handy like you can hid it under your boots. XD

The Characters

Overall, like I said from previous book one, the character was already firm, the background, their characteristic, you may think they were actually exist and their story was entirely true.

The friendship and loyalties was overwhelmed,

Some strong and influence villians – it was hard to beat the king of The Barrel unless.. well if they may find their opponent worthy.

“There is no shame in meeting a worthy opponent. It means there is more to learn, a welcome reminder to pursue humility” – White Blade

Some Reaction on Pages (In case you will read this book) 

pg 333 – This is when Nina and Jesper were behaving like they were normal kids, it was super cute and funny.

pg 344 – Im dying because I was shock and laughing so much. I barely read each words after because it was just so sudden and then more surprises. I was bursting with laugh so hard. 😂

pg 493 – as im struggle to end this book for good, I think my mind skipped this saddest part of the world. Only to found the next day how hard it stabbed my heart while rereading it. 😭 The lost was just heartbreaking. Hmm.

Ratings
★★★★★ (I need to control my generousity next time.) haha

Recommend!

If you search for that fresh, independent kind of story plot then here is the book. If you fond of magic like Now You See Me then this is the book. If you rooting for romance, perhaps this is the book but you’ll find it was more than a romance book. 🙂 Its suitable for all ages and has less adult content so feel free to read for the sake of awesome plot twist. 😀

Im totally choose this kind of a book rather than romance book. Haha.
Read my first book review of this sequels [here]

8 More Books For My February Reading Haul

I managed to read about 7 books on January. Yeay. Actually I’ve been targeting 8~9 books a month but reading non fiction just so hard than I thought! Huargh. So thats the because why I just manage to fin 7 books cause the other one was non fiction. It was about negotiation. Haha. 
So heading to my a hundred pages a day goal, this were my tbr list. I realize that most of my books were black in colour so February lets just put some bright and more bright colors into it. 😀
1. Aristokra Kronika Nashan by Ahmad Patria

Aristokra Kronika Nashan (That the same kind of name I’ll use if I ever had a fictional character, lols)

It was a Malay book and the first malay book that I’ll read on 2017 and I also the only black book I’ll read. This book story was about Melyn ian Sarra (I actually thought that her name was Aristokra but turn out that Aristokra was her descendant name something) is a princess in Nashan. Im having problem pronounce and remembering their name and places here. So far I read its good and full of patriotism towards a country and I found my patriotic lift up a bit by reading this. Looking forward for this book cause it has a map! Oh God, you just can tell how much that author put their soul in a book if it had a map! Teehee.
A map dooh! And this is my currently reading book
2. Relasi by Hilal Asyraf

This book has been way too long in my shelf and I’m gonna put it on my february read. I have so much experience with Hilal books before, his kind of writing was more into Islamic fiction plus a lots of action. I really like his writing since I red Takdir (this review was made 6 years ago, so, pardon for the childish words 😅), because it was a high fantasy novel with an Islamic background. I do really enjoy this kind of books. 
And Relasi.. from the summary it was like a science fiction. And actually Hilal does comment on my bookstagram oh god I am so blushing. Kerdil rasanya diri ini. bahaha. 
@hundpaj is my bookstagram account so yeah. XD
3. The GODs by Rozlan Mohd Noor
I reread this cause I didnt quite understand what this book about but I remember it was an ex army who kill people by The GODs instruction. :3
4. The One in  A Million Boy by Monica Wood
The one I got from Bookish Bundle subscription box. This book was about an old woman (104 years old) and a boy who actually befriend with her but from the summary I read the boy actually died and his mother had comes to that old woman and determined to finish his son’s good deeds. I just hope I didnt cry too much from this book. 
5, 6 & 7 Firebird Series by Claudia Gray (All the white purplelicious books in the picture above)
I tot it was a science fiction stories but when I goodreads it was actually… hmm.. its really hard to say.. Its L-O-V-E. I should know it by the cover. Arghhh. But I guess I have no option but to read it and stuck in a dramatic love triangle. Its gonna be a loong month. :3
8. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell


Just bought it because of the color! Its yellow. Feb is Yellow, White and Black day. Lols. But you know, I have struggle to realize which one actually the book title, Rainbow Rowell or Carry On. Luckily I found this book review a lot on bookstagram. 
So thats what its, do you already decide your to be read book for Feb? 
Tell me on the comment below. 😀  

Shout Out for Liyana Jasmi

To be frank, I have hosted a giveaway of my own, and the winner to that giveaway was Liyana Jasmi, and regardless her busy SPM year she’s making an effort to post an unboxing version of my giveway. Thank you so much well. ^^
If you missed it. My giveaway is about unboxing things, that kind of mystery box you eager to know what inside it, I just love to make people smile. And I’m glad she loved it. 
Liyana is a cute girl who struggle with her SPM year, lets all pray that Allah will ease her way.
This were her embedded post, headed here for the original post. 😍 Thanks Liyana, u deserved it. And I’ll actually joined and try my best if you gonna host the same giveaway concept. Hehe.

Unboxing Bookish Bundle Box and Some Thoughts On The Weekend

Waking up today and placing myself in front of my desk and suddenly I became blackout from my surrounding. Just once, the reality snapped your face
1. I just received my Bookish Bundle Subscription Books last wednesday. The theme was Eternal Bond. Its not what I expected but Im still happy tho. Its my first subscription box and I’m enjoying it. My office mate know how eager I am while poslaju bro handing me the box. The joy of getting a present for your own self  was all that I felt, I scream (or maybe glow) for it by the way. 😀

2. I’ve been in a bookstore and found myself reaching for Zodiac series, Im actually skimming that novel and accidentally read that part of how Rho choosing someone “dead” over Hysan so I dont wanna read that series ever again. If only I can get Hysan for myself, I’ll take care of his feeling more than you Rho. Pfft. Okay its just a fiction, just a fiction Eyqa, it doesnt have to do with your life.
3. Im changing my blog theme color over again and get a new template because I’m thinking a new kind possible way presenting my blog.

I love on how the sky looks at night and I tot maybe Im gonna go with black, blue, yellow and white color pallette. Cause I’m actually missing Night Court so much and Feyre paintings, and Rhysand flirting.

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The new cover released for ACOWAR was really beautiful. Me and Fatina actively messaging each other on our social media claiming for Rhysand exciting ourselves for the upcoming ACOWAR, only four months left! Haha. I wish Claudy can join the excitement but she was a Crows Club. XP 

4. I decide to consider myself a malay novel, since the last experience was not really reassurance. The problem I usually face for any malay novel that I bought the storyline just too cliche, some characters was too much kind, like when people crying you’ll usap-usap kepala mereka, dan bila jahat it’ll turn out they will be so baddd (sampai tak tercapai akalmu jahatnya) and in the end they’ll just dead or enter prison or mental hospital. But that does not meant there were no good and incredible author out there and of course I’ll hunt and read their book. A malay novel, sound nice if I can write one, well of course in paranormal genre. :3

5. I need to study more on how to reviewing books the proper way cause I feel bored reading my own reviewing style. Haha. Keep improving right?

How you spend your weekend? Any box need unboxing? 😀