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[Review] Stephen Chbosky - The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Title: The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Goodreads)
Author: Stephen Chbosky
Publisher: Pocket Books
Published: February 1999
ISBN: 0671027344
Pages: 213
Rating: 4/5 stars
Format: ebook
Start: 11 June 2015
Finish: 16 June 2015

Charlie is a freshman.
And while he's not the biggest geek in the school, he is by no means popular. Shy, introspective, intelligent beyond his years yet socially awkward, he is a wallflower, caught between trying to live his life and trying to run from it.
Charlie is attempting to navigate his way through uncharted territory: the world of first dates and mix tapes, family dramas and new friends; the world of sex, drugs, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show, when all one requires is that perfect song on that perfect drive to feel infinite. But he can't stay on the sideline forever. Standing on the fringes of life offers a unique perspective. But there comes a time to see what it looks like from the dance floor.

[Review] Windry Ramadhina - Memori

Judul: Memori (Goodreads, GagasMedia)
Pengarang: Windry Ramadhina
Penerbit: GagasMedia
ISBN: 979780562x
Tahun: 2012 (Cetakan 1)
Tebal: 304 hlm.
Rating: 5/5 stars
Format: Paperback
Mulai: 10 Juni 2015
Selesai: 10 Juni 2015

Alkisah Mahoni, seorang arsitek muda yang memilih bekerja di luar negeri untuk mengejar karirnya dan meninggalkan keluarga serta berbagai permasalahan di masa lalu. Peristiwa tragis yang menimpa keluarganya mengharuskan ia untuk kembali ke Indonesia. Ke rumah masa kecilnya yang penuh dengan bayang-bayang masa lalu. Pertemuannya kembali dengan orang di masa lalunya memberikan ia harapan bahwa akan ada hidup yang lebih baik bagi dirinya di tengah kesulitan yang ia alami.
Okay aku menyerah. Buku ini terlalu indah untuk aku coba rangkum dalam 1 paragraf. Mohon dimaafkan.

September Wrap Up

It just came to my attention that I haven't posted anything for this month. But seeing my writing schedule for the past months, I guess you could have guessed that, right? Unfortunately, it won't get better until next month, at least, because I had a pretty huge transition in my workplace soon. It terrified me and I think it will have a huge impact on my reading and writing schedule. What's left of it anyway.