Books

The Text by Claire Douglas

The Text by Claire Douglas Published: 2017 by Penguin Genre(s): Short Story, Mystery, Crime Pages: 40 Format: ebook IBSN: 9781405935623 Goodreads Google Play Amazon The Text by Claire Douglas has an intriguing premise—one that many of us can easily imagine ourselves in. I mean, on one hand, who hasn’t said or written something terrible during the heat…… Continue reading The Text by Claire Douglas

Life · Writing

Will You Publish a Book Under Your Real Name or Nah?

I’ve recently met up with a few friends of mine who are all part of the local creative scene when one of them asked me whether I’d publish a book under my real (English, not Chinese) name or not. Normally, I wouldn’t hesitate to say “yes!” because ‘Aria’ is what I’m used to being called…… Continue reading Will You Publish a Book Under Your Real Name or Nah?

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Mister Tender’s Girl by Carter Wilson

Mister Tender’s Girl by Carter Wilson Published: 2018 by Sourcebooks Landmark Genre(s): Thriller, Suspense Pages: 400 Format: Paperback IBSN: 9781492656500 Goodreads Book Depository Kinokuniya Amazon Inspired by the 2014 Slender Man stabbing where two twelve-year-olds stabbed their friend in attempt to impress Slender Man, Mister Tender’s Girl is a mix of what I had expected and what I hadn’t expected.…… Continue reading Mister Tender’s Girl by Carter Wilson

Lists

10 Times I Got Fashion-Envy from Book Covers

This might be the weirdest post I’ve ever written or it might just be a semi-normal one, but ever since I started paying more attention to book covers (thanks bookstagram!), I started paying more attention to what the cover-models wore as well. And let me tell you, there’s certainly ten times—at the very least—that I…… Continue reading 10 Times I Got Fashion-Envy from Book Covers

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Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes

Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes Published: 2011 by Myriad Editions Genre(s): Thriller, Suspense, Psychological Fiction Pages: 417 Format: Kindle ASIN: B006WB7IN8 Goodreads Book Depository Kinokuniya Amazon When I read that this book is a psychological thriller, I had expectations that it’d be all-consuming and a huge mind-blowing/emotional experience because that’s how psychological thrillers usually end up being…… Continue reading Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes