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[Review] Icha Ayu - Distance

Judul: Distance: 11.369 km untuk satu cinta (Goodreads, Stiletto Book)
Pengarang: Icha Ayu
Penerbit: Stiletto Book
ISBN: 9786027572300
Tahun: Agustus 2014 (Cetakan I)
Tebal: 177 hlm.
Rating: 2/5 stars
Format: Paperback
Mulai: 18 April 2015
Selesai: 23 April 2015

Kirana, mahasiswi penerima beasiswa short course program di Jenewa-Swiss, berharap akan sebuah petualangan di benua yang selalu dia impikan. Ternyata yang ia dapatkan jauh lebih dari sekedar pengalaman akademis saja; persahabatan dengan beberapa mahasiswa lain dari berbagai negara, dan juga cinta yang tidak pernah dia sangka sebelumnya, seolah melengkapi pengalaman barunya tersebut.
Pertemuan dengan Emmanuel, mahasiswa Prancis, memberikan warna tersendiri dalam hidupnya. Kebersamaan mereka berdua didasari oleh perbedaan yang tidak pernah diduga akan menjadi sangat sulit saat Kirana harus pulang ke Indonesia. Ada 11.369 km jarak, 11.369 perbedaan, namun juga ada satu cinta yang ia tetap coba untuk yakini.

[Review] Veronica Roth - Allegiant

Title: Allegiant (Goodreads)
Series: Divergent #3
Author: Veronica Roth
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Published: October 2013
ISBN13: 9780062287335
Pages: 526
Rating: 4/5 stars
Format: ebook
Start: 13 April 2015
Finish: 14 April 2015

This review contains spoilers from the previous books.

[Review] Veronica Roth - Insurgent

Title: Insurgent
Series: Divergent #2
Author: Veronica Roth
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Published: May 2012
ISBN13: 9780062024046
Pages: 525
Rating: 5/5 stars
Format: ebook
Start: 12 April 2015
Finish: 13 April 2015

This review contains spoilers from the previous book.

[Review] Veronica Roth - Divergent

Title: Divergent (Goodreads)
Series: Divergent #1
Author: Veronica Roth
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Published: April 2011
ISBN13: 9780062024022
Pages: 487
Rating: 4/5 stars
Format: ebook
Start: 11 April 2015
Finish: 12 April 2015

In Beatrice Prior's dystopian world, society is divided into five factions: Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family or being who she really is - she can't have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.
During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles to determine who her friends really are - and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes infuriating boy fits into…

[Review] Angela S. Choi - Hello Kitty Must Die

Title: Hello Kitty Must Die (Goodreads)
Author: Angela S. Choi
Publisher: Tyrus Books
Published: April 2010
ISBN13: 9781935562023
Pages: 320
Rating: 3/5 stars
Format: ebook
Start: 10 April 2015
Finish: 11 April 2015

On the outside, 28 year old Fiona Yu appears to be just another Hello Kitty - an educated, well-mannered Asian American woman. Secretly, she feels torn between the traditional Chinese values of her family and the social mores of being an American girl.
To escape the burden of carrying her family's honor, Fiona decides to take her own virginity. In the process, she makes a surprising discovery that reunites her with a long-lost friend, Sean Killroy. Sean introduces her to a dark world of excitement, danger, cunning, and cruelty, pushing her to the limits of her own morality.

[Review] Windhy Puspitadewi - Morning Light

Judul: Morning Light (Goodreads, GagasMedia)
Pengarang: Windhy Puspitadewi
Penerbit: GagasMedia
ISBN: 979780433X
Tahun: 2010 (Cetakan 2)
Tebal: 180 hlm.
Rating: 4/5 stars
Format: Paperback
Mulai: 5 April 2015
Selesai: 5 April 2015

March - April Wrap Up & May TBR

Good morning everyone!
Today I'm going to share some books that I bought and read in the last 2 months, as well as my TBR for May 2015. Since this is going to be a pretty long post, I'm just gonna get started now.