Necessity is the mother of invention

Living on my own sometimes made me do things out of pure convenience. Not having anyone to cook for (mainly for fear of them being poisoned by me), I decided to experiment in cooking for myself ever since during RMO (Restricted Movement Order) where I got stuck alone in my rented place in Johor and …

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{Book Review #34} The Restless Girls by Jessie Burton and illustrated by Angela Barrett

My Rating: 4/5 🌟 Pages: 145 pages Publisher: Bloomsbury Goodreads Synopsis: For the twelve daughters of King Alberto, Queen Laurelia's death is a disaster beyond losing a mother. The king decides his daughters must be kept safe at all costs, and for the girls, those costs include their lessons, their possessions, and most importantly, their …

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{Book Review #33} Scared To Death by Anthony Horowitz

My Rating: 4/5 🌟 Pages: 282 pages Publisher: Walker Books Blurb: Sometimes your nightmares become real... This terrifically twisted and wickedly funny collection of spine-tingling short stories is only recommended for the most fearless of readers. From man-eating massage chairs, to terrifying train rides with the living dead or sinister sat navs that direct you …

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{Book Review #31} Scrapbook Of An Unfound Songstress by Vicky Nolan

My Rating: 3.5 /5 🌟 Pages: 186 pages Synopsis from Goodreads: You're a 15-year-old schoolgirl who has big dreams of becoming a pop star, and then one day you get your lucky break. Polydor records sends you to Copenhagen to make pop music - to make you a recording artist. You get back home and …

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{Book Review #30} Inkling by Kenneth Oppel

My Rating: 5/5 🌟 Pages: 282 pages Publisher: Walker Books Synopsis from Goodreads: Ethan’s dad is a comic artist whose greatest creation, the mutant superhero Kren, brought him fame and glory. But after his dad’s string of successful books, a tragedy strikes the family and now his dad is completely stuck. If only artistic talent …

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{Book Review #28} Captain Rosalie by Timothée De Fombelle, illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault

My Rating: 5/5 🌟 Pages: 64 pages Publisher: Walker Books Synopsis from Goodreads: While her father is at war, five-year-old Rosalie is a captain on her own secret mission. She wears the disguise of a little girl and tracks her progress in a secret notebook. Some evenings, Rosalie's mother reads aloud Father's letters from the …

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