Review – The Jungle Book


Title : The Jungle Book
Author : Rudyard Kipling
Translator : Anggun Prameswari
Publisher : Penerbit Atria
Published : September 2011 (Edisi ini)
Page : 239 pages
My Rating : 3/5


Bukit Batuan gempar! Mama dan Papa Serigala mengajukan seorang anak manusia untuk diasuh oleh mereka. Meskipun dengan berbagai pertentangan, Akela sang Pemimpin Serigala mengizinkannya, dengan jaminan sebuah lembu dari Bagheera, sang Macan Kumbang Hitam, dan pembelaan si Beruang Hitam Baloo, guru dari semua anak-anak serigala.Namun Shere Khan, si Harimau Pincang tidak setuju karena anak manusia itu adalah buruannya. Itulah sebabnya, Mowgli si Katak, nama anak manusia itu, harus terus belajar agar ia berhasil bertahan hidup dan mengalahkan Shere Khan.

Tetapi, saat sebagian besar kawanan serigala mengusirnya, dapatkah Mowgli bertahan sendirian?

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Review – The Maze Runner (#1)


Title : The Maze Runner (#1)
Author :James Dashner
Publisher : Delacorte Press
Published : August 2010
Page : 375 pages
My Rating : 3/5


If you ain’t scared, you ain’t human.

When Thomas wakes up in the lift, the only thing he can remember is his name. He’s surrounded by strangers—boys whose memories are also gone.

Nice to meet ya, shank. Welcome to the Glade.

Outside the towering stone walls that surround the Glade is a limitless, ever-changing maze. It’s the only way out—and no one’s ever made it through alive.

Everything is going to change.

Then a girl arrives. The first girl ever. And the message she delivers is terrifying.

Remember. Survive. Run.

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Review – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children(#1)

Title : Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children(#1)
Author : Ransom Riggs
Publisher : Quirk
Published : June 2011
Page : 352 pages
My Rating : 3/5


A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of very curious photographs.

It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience.

As our story opens, a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen-year-old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways, it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar. They may have been dangerous. They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason. And somehow—impossible though it seems—they may still be alive.

A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children will delight adults, teens, and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows.

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Review – How To Love

Title : How To Love
Author : Katie Cotugno
Publisher :  Quercus Publishing
Published : October 2013
Page : 390 pages
My Rating : 3/5


This is a love story. But it’s not what you think. This is not a first kiss, or a first date. This is not love at first sight. This is a boy and a girl falling in messy, unpredictable, thrilling love. This is the complicated route to happiness that follows.

This is real. This is life. This is how to love.

BEFORE:

Reena has loved Sawyer LeGrande for as long as she can remember. But he’s never noticed her, until one day… he does. They fall in messy, complicated love. But then Sawyer disappears from their humid Florida town, leaving a devastated – and pregnant – Reena behind.

AFTER:

Three years later and there’s a new love in Reena’s life: her daughter Hannah. But just as swiftly and suddenly as he disappeared, Sawyer turns up again.

After everything that’s happened, can Reena really let herself love Sawyer again?

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