Time of Your Life – Rando Kim (Review)

I just read a book by Rando Kim, an infamous professor and prominent student’s mentor of Seoul National University. With original title; “Youth, It’s Painful” (Apeunikka Cheongchunida), Rando Kim tried to give his best support and advice for the young generation of South of Korea who has been pressured by the high expectation of family and society; to enter the best major of best university in order to be able to fit in Korea’s best company and institution as well. Even though this book not for my age, I enjoyed reading it and at some point, I stopped and nodded … Continue reading Time of Your Life – Rando Kim (Review)

If I Could Find a Way to Make It Easier

Argh, it looks like I’ve picked up a few hard books in 2014 and it makes my reading challenge accomplishment is getting slow and this is bad for me since I’ve been bought so many books in 2014. Hamlet by William Shakespeare, besides the fact that the Prince of Denmark took revenge after his father death by his own uncle, and then this uncle married his mother, and how everyone ended up (which I see the background story similar to bible story when David sent Bathsheba’s husband to war because of his desire to marry her), I didn’t get the … Continue reading If I Could Find a Way to Make It Easier

The Lost Boy – Dave Pelzer (Review)

The Lost Boy – Dave Pelzer Published by Gramedia Indonesia, 340 pages, True Story Being free from her mother torture didn’t mean David’s life had been getting much easier. New obstacles right in front of young David. As he had been trying so hard to free his body, mind, and soul from his mother torture, David had to adapt well with the new environment; for receiving what a new environment offered and to be received by that new environment as well. It wasn’t easy because David never had been in such environment, he had no any idea how did it … Continue reading The Lost Boy – Dave Pelzer (Review)

A Child Called “It” – Dave Pelzer (Review)

A Child Called “It” – Dave Pelzer Published by Gramedia Indonesia, 168 pages, True Story Generally, a family adores a child presence so much and childhood is something that we really love to, but it so much different from what David Pelzer thought and experienced. In this first book of David Pelzer’s true stories trilogy, David tells his life from 4 – 12 years old, where he had been brutally abused by his mother. David tells how hard he had been trying to obey her mother in order to free him from all of unreasonable tortures and to get his … Continue reading A Child Called “It” – Dave Pelzer (Review)

The Chamber – John Grisham (Review)

 (1996, 676 pages) Chamber, a narrow octagonal shaped room, eight feet by fifteen wide with a chair in the middle added with a gas tube in the bottom, part of square red-brick building attached to the southwest corner of Maximum Security Unit with two white metals doors without windows. That chamber room was waiting for prisoner who had sentenced to death, a capital punishment. And one of them was a white man; Sam Cayhall, a racist old man, a father and grandfather, Ku Klux Klan member. Sam Cayhal was a brilliant, bright, and cold hearted man that could learn something … Continue reading The Chamber – John Grisham (Review)

Chicken Soup for the Sister’s Soul (Review)

Taking a deep breath, collecting all my brave!!! Honestly i’m not kind of one who love to make a review for a book. Like i’ve written so many times, i really read a book for fun, even it is a comic, novel, or a literature. Beside that, i’m bad at writing :p. I never talked deeply about any book, or sharing what books contain. Absolutely not me. But, i already promised to myself for reading book seriously without leaving its fun. So here my first review. Some facts about this book; first, i got this book from  my sister about … Continue reading Chicken Soup for the Sister’s Soul (Review)