Best Reads of 2012

BestReads2012

2012 was really an awesome reading year for me. I have managed to finish 61 books (including graphic novels) which means I exceeded the number of books required for my Goodreads’ 2012 Reading Challenge. All in all, it was a very great reading year. But, of course, some books are better than others and this … Continue reading

Hooliganism: Genre Kryptonite

Hooliganism

Three nights ago, while I was browsing Bookriot (one of the websites that I frequent), I came across a feature of theirs titled Genre Kryptonite. Bookriot explains the feature in these words: GENRE KRYPTONITE is a regular feature about genres we have an inexplicable weak spot for. I clicked on one of the articles under Genre Kryptonite labeled as Dysfunctional Families (Under-the-Radar Edition) and … Continue reading

Essential Reading: September

Essential-Reading

August may have been my most productive reading month in terms of works read. This is primarily because I read a lot of novellas this month and because I don’t have a social life except for my girlfriend and for TFG. It may seem sad but it is not since I’m not really a going-out-the-door-to-party-or-to-go-to-the-mall … Continue reading

Book Review: Man in the Dark

Man-in-the-Dark

“The weird world rolls on.” – August Brill quoting Rose Hawthorne There is something about tragic stories that kindle my heart. Yes, happy stories are sweet but nothing reaffirms life better than tragedy. In sorrow and despair lie the most fundamental truths of human life. Forget all the hodgepodge regarding happiness as the answer to life’s … Continue reading