Book Haul December 2016

Salam and hello guys. Its been a long since my last haul.. oh wait, I never make one. Hahaha. 
Mega Bookfair done, shopping done, I have all the checklist done for a book haul does it? So here is one, may my post brighten up your day especialy bibliophiles. 
I choose four books and yeah Alhamdulillah done with my 10 book to be read challenge this year today! The last book was Seruan Pertama where I’ll be updating the review shortly later.

These are the books that I brought from bookfair (two of them) and the rest were from the bookstore (since they dont sell newly released on bookfair).


1. The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins
Genre : Mystery, Thriller

This a story about a girl named Rachel who took the same commuter train every morning. Only one day she witness something shocking and everything changes when she have the chance become a part of the lives she’s only watched from afar.
I just can help myself with another mystery story, knowing that I’ll be end with the third book of Cormoran Strike’s Mystery. So yeah, two more books about mystery.

2. The Girl With All The Gift by M.R. Carey

Yet another kind of paranormal and mystery thingy. This book about a young little girl named Melanie, she enjoy being in classed but the way this book summary write about her is how dangerous she was and people kept her in cell like a captive.
I was eager to know who is she actually, why people act like she is a dangerous person. So I brought the book with high faith its gonna worth my time and curiousity.

3. Barefoot On The Wind by Zoe Marriot

A companion title to Zoë Marriott’s critically acclaimed Shadows on the Moon, BAREFOOT ON THE WIND is a darkly magical retelling of “Beauty and the Beast” set in fairytale Japan.
There is a monster in the forest…
Everyone in Hana’s remote village on the mountain knows that straying too far into the woods is a death sentence. When Hana’s father goes missing, she is the only one who dares try to save him. Taking up her hunting gear, she goes in search of the beast, determined to kill it – or be killed herself.
But the forest contains more secrets, more magic and more darkness than Hana could ever have imagined. And the beast is not at all what she expects…

Just to make myself outta of mystery thingy, here is one vice versa genre from what I always brought. A fantasy fiction, about beauty and the beast retelling stories set in Japanese world. Yeah, all the sakura is what on my mind know.

Notes: I’ve been donning reading this one, it features fiction and how I love the setting of the novel (at least in my imagination), the book cover is stunning too. I like the main character albeit I hope for more romance between Itsuki & Hana San but who am I to judge other loves story? Lols.
My rating should be : ★★★☆☆
4. Hotel for The Lost by Suzanne Young
I thought my self already sick of with paranormal thingy books, nope I’m not! Haha. So here’s one. 

Stay tonight. Stay forever.When Audrey Casella arrives for an unplanned stay at the grand Hotel Ruby, she’s grateful for the detour. Just months after their mother’s death, Audrey and her brother, Daniel, are on their way to live with their grandmother, dumped on the doorstep of a DNA-matched stranger because their father is drowning in his grief.
Audrey and her family only plan to stay the night, but life in the Ruby can be intoxicating, extending their stay as it provides endless distractions—including handsome guest Elias Lange, who sends Audrey’s pulse racing. However, the hotel proves to be as strange as it is beautiful. Nightly fancy affairs in the ballroom are invitation only, and Audrey seems to be the one guest who doesn’t have an invite. Instead, she joins the hotel staff on the rooftop, catching whispers about the hotel’s dark past.
The more Audrey learns about the new people she’s met, the more her curiosity grows. She’s torn in different directions—the pull of her past with its overwhelming loss, the promise of a future that holds little joy, and an in-between in a place that is so much more than it seems…
And the 13th chapter will only add to the mystery behind the 13th floor of Hotel Ruby…and ultimately, what it means for Audrey.

Welcome to the Ruby.

So thats all I’ve got for my reading companion for the end of 2016.
I bet you all have already make a haul on books. Would you care to share? 😀

Welcome Into Bookish World

  • I need to admit that I found Donatella perspective was way too adventerous compared to Scarlett. 😇 #legendary #stephaniegarber .
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I keep forgetting about whom is whom from Caraval and I feel a little bit lost learning where Dante comes from 😂 Hence I put Caraval on my next list just to recap what actually happen. .
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As the lovey dovey thing I prefer Tella dilemma in choosing love rather than Scar. .
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Q: #teamTella or #teamScar?
  • Akhirnya aku membaca buku ini dipandu emosi diluar kewarasan. 
Rare species yang amat, one of its kind. Never in my life I stumble into this kind of reading. .
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Tak tahu nak nangis atau nak ketawa. 😂
  • All time fave local book. Bits of Heaven by Aishah Madidiy. This is one of a few english novel that I owned, written by a local Malaysian. Hooked me on the very first chapter and the very reason why I decide to write my blog wholly in english. .
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"Akeed's dauntless journey explored every aspect of journalism, philosophy and religion. The book is an interesting read for those who yearn for something with different twist"
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I remember that I dont get bored easily on every chapter as it was a very light reading. Some says that Aishah Madidiy could be the next Hlovate (some says laa). 💖
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Q: Have your read any Aishah Madidiy books yet? What do you think of it? Im kinda sad will I get the copy again as JS already close down. 
For #bookendsmy #merdeka2k18bookchallenge
  • My most anticipated books will/already published on 2018 🎉😎
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✔A Court of Frost & Starlight by SJM - following my dearest Rhysand whereabout 😂
✔Legendary by Stephanie Garber - hopefully I could get a glimpse of that mind reading dress on Tella and the mastermind behind the circus (ok I need to read the book back cause my memory begin to fade out) ❌Wildcard by Marie Lu - of course as a gamer in between I must have this book into possesion
❌ A Thousand Perfect Notes by C.G Drews - the debut of the hilarious talented book blogger Paper Fury had comes into pieces? Who did not want to be tame by this dark magic right? .
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I have planned that if I get all these books this year then I can start my book banned scheme successfully, till then I just need to pile up my TBR books a bit high more. .
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What is your most anticipated books this year? .
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Notes : ✔ (got it) | ❌(pending)
  • "Sini kak.." lambainya memanggilku. Aku hanya mampu terdiam kaku. Suasana sangat sunyi ketika itu sehinggakan aku boleh dengar degupan jantungku sendiri. - Syif Tengah Malam
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Ajaib sangat aku post benda ni di tgah malam. Tadi bukan main mengigil meskipun dibaca kala pagi. Sorry sgt dgn gambar gaya-gaya kiut tak menunjukkan keseraman langsung. .
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Sumpah seram sbb intimate sangat cerpen-cerpen dalam ni dengan aku, bukan sebab aku kerja kat hospital tapi sebab kawan aku yang kerja di hospital pernah cerita benda yang sama pernah terjadi. Jadi kaitan dia tu mmg sgt berkaitlah. Sebijik sama! .
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Rekomen terhadap pencinta paranormal/benda asing/entiti sebab ada sesuatu tentang penulisan amatur ini yang perlu dijadikan pedoman. .
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4/5🌟
Soalan : Kisah seram bikin ketagih kan? Serupa samyang 😂
  • I've been tagged by @eiyafarihah to do the #bareyourbookshelf tag. So lets go ✌😎 .
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📚 A BOOK YOU OWN BUT HAVEN'T READ ➡ There is so much but let me feauturing Aku Arkitek Jalanan by Teme Abdullah
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📚A BOOK YOU BOUGHT FOR THE COVER ➡NAMAMU and its white. 😍
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📚A BOOK PUBLISHED THIS YEAR ➡Warcross by Marie Lu
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📚A BOOK FROM AN AUTHOR YOU'VE NEVER READ BEFORE
➡ Truthwitch by Susan Dennard
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📚A BOOK FROM AN AUTHOR YOU LOVE
➡ A Court of Frost & Starlight by SJM
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📚A BOOK AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR TBR PILE
➡ Sindrom by Tey Marzuki
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📚A BOOK SET SOMEWHERE YOU'VE WANTED TO VISIT
➡ Tokyo as describe in Warcross by Marie Lu 😍 the neon light etc
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Thanks for tagging me and feel free to do this #bareyourbookshelf tag!
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Also for #junebookchallenge2k18 by #bookendsmy [11] Your Favourite Film Adaptation.