My good Reads 2017 – 2nd Quarter


For the first quarter, I’ve read 3 books only. I told myself that I have to catch up to my target , so I did.

This quarter, I was able to read 6 books. 🙂

1st quarter – 3 books

2nd quarter – 6 books

1. China Rich Girlfriend by Kevin Kwan51bkIrULzuL._SX322_BO1,204,203,200_

These Asians are really rich, and all they think about is money, they forget about manners.

I am super envious with the life they’re living, but that is only in the beginning because in the end the writer shows the good and the bad side of being wealthy. And I don’t want to be the negative kind of rich.

One of the things that are very striking to me in this book is this quote “If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people He gave it to.” – Dorothy Parker. You have to look on the left and the right, because God gives money to those people who use it for their own advantage and to those people who use it in helping people.

The book revolves around the married life of Rachel Chu and Nick Young. But the day before their wedding, Eleanor Young; Nick’s mom, arrived at the venue. Everyone was surprised because for two years, Nick is deranged to her mom after everything that happened in Singapore.  (Read the book one.)

Eleanor has a reason why she apparently rushed to L.A, it is to expose what she found out. Rachel Chu is a daughter of a billionaire Chinese politician (how come? Read the book na lang, it’s too long to explain here. hehe)

Rachel and Nick travel to Shanghai for their honeymoon and also to meet the family of Rachel’s father. They met Rachel’s brother; Carlton, who is a carbon copy of Rachel, and his friend Colette. They were introduced to different wealthy people and found themselves agreeing to charter a jet to Paris, where Carlton almost got into a car accident AGAIN, but thanks to Rachel being the sister that Carlton never had, but now he has.

The part where Rachel almost dies because of poisoning breaks my heart as I’m afraid that she might really die. You know, some books nowadays kill their lead character for a more dramatic ending but fortunately, Rachel didn’t die.

The book also told stories of some people related to Nick and Rachel, and my favorite among them is the life of Astrid and her struggles with her husband Michael.

Favorite Line: “Behind every fortune lies a great crime. —HONORÉ DE BALZAC”

2. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by JK RowlingHarry_Potter_and_the_Cursed_Child_Script_Book_Cover

Yes, since we created a Harry Potter inspired summer camp; I’ve decided to read the sequel. I’m a fan of Harry Potter movie, I still wished that Hogwarts were real and so the magical world. I’m quiet hoping to discover their world because I know for sure that I’m a muggle and I’m thinking that their world was just hidden from our world. 😀 I’m not crazy, you know.

Let’s go back to the book now; this is the story of Harry Potter’s child. In this book, the trio is now an adult who now has their own family. Hermione ends up with Ron, while Harry marries Ginny Weasley. Happy ending right? Hehe

Well, yes, the whole magical world was at peace for quite some time now. The trio’s daughter and sons are already in Hogwarts to study magic and to advance their ability. But Albus Severus; youngest son of Harry, (yes, he named his son after the great Albus Dumbledore and Severus Snape) had a hard time in his first year because of the popularity of his dad. Stubborn child, which I’m sure he got that from his dad. Albus became friend with Scorpius Malfoy (son of Draco Malfoy) who is an unwanted friend. Many students don’t want to be friends with him because his dad was a death eater before and they thought that he’s the son of Voldemort.

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My Good Reads 2017 – 1st Quarter


Another year, another books to read. Yey!

I have listed all the books I wanted to read for this year and its more than what I have read last year, hoping that I’ll be able to read them all and reach my target. *crossfinger

I have a slow start this 1st quarter as I read 3 books only. 😦 So I am catching up to read more. No more distractions and no more long time thinking about the future. hahaha Just letting things be.

Now, here’s the 3 books I’ve read and they’re so wonderful.

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My Good Reads 2016 – 4th Quarter

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In my Goodreads account, I set a goal to read 20 books in 2016, just to be safe😀because I know I can make more than that.  And I’m so happy to say that I’ve read 23 books.😀 Taps myself on shoulder *good job, good job* ;D

1st quarter – 5 books
2nd quarter – 6 books
3rd quarter – 6 books
4th quarter – 6 books

Here’s the books I’ve finished reading for the last quarter of 2016.

  1. After You by Jojo Moyes

    Book 2 of “Me Before You” 😀

    Yes, after watching the movie “Me Before You”, I looked forward to reading this sequel. And grabe, I misses Will Traynor even more. Huhuhuafter-you

    It has been a year and months since Will died and a lot of thing happens. Louisa travelled around Europe as Will says, and she bought a flat in London using the money Will had left her, while Mr. and Mrs. Traynor got divorced months after going home from Dignitas.

    One night Louisa fell from the rooftop of her flat, a 4th floor high. People thought she did that on purpose, but it was an accident that even her family doesn’t believe. They thought that she is a suicidal girl, who can’t move on from Will.

    A surprise is waiting for her when she got back to her flat after recovering from the accident; Will’s daughter appeared on her front door. She’s a 16 year old problematic teenager whose looking for a family to accept her. Louisa will try her best to help Lily in meeting her grandparents and in changing her bad behavior. Louisa also joined a ‘moving on’ club, where they meet once a week to share how they cope with losing someone they love.

    Read the book, so you can join Louisa in moving on; in helping Will’s daughter; and in falling in love. AGAIN.

    I really can feel that there will be a 3rd book for this. 🙂

    Maybe Louisa in New York?? Please Jojo!

    Favorite line : “You don’t have to let that one thing be the thing that defines you.” – Will Traynor

    2. P.S I still love you by Jenny Han

    p-s-i-still-loveyouBook 2 of “To all the boys I loved before”

    Seems like, I’m into reading sequel books. Hahaha

    But anyway, this book is the continuation of the love story of Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky.

    When Josh finds out that everything is just a contract between Lara Jean and Peter, he confronted them at Lara Jean’s house. Everyone has heard about it, that makes the situation even worse.

    But, neither did Lara Jean know that she has fallen in love with Peter. That she likes him taking her to school and back to her house, she likes it when Peter buys her donuts and they will eat together during lunch. Yes, he still loves Peter, because when she writes the letter to say goodbye to that feeling, it never left her heart. It stays there and it blossom because they spend more time with each other more.

    During New Years Eve, Lara Jean met Peter at his house, to give him the letter she wrote saying that she still love him. However, facing Peter gives her chills and she was chickened to hand him the letter, so she crumpled it and keep it in her pocket. Peter notices her hand not leaving her pocket, so he tried to check what it is. He won in the battle and was able to grab the letter, he read it silently and then there, everything is back. Peter likes her. No. Love her, but he’s not telling her directly unless he is so sure about his feeling.

    Both will try to keep the relationship stable, as they face a lot of challenges like the hot tub video of them kissing passionately, Genevieve – Peter’s ex-girlfriend and Lara Jean’s ex-best friend and John –their childhood friend; one of the recipients of Lara Jean’s letter, who liked her during 8th grade and likes her till now.

    Kilig much ako sa couple na ito. 🙂 hahaha

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My Good Reads 2016 – 3rd Quarter


In my Goodreads account, I set a goal to read 20 books in 2016, just to be safe😀because I know I can make more than that.  And I’m two book ahead of schedule😀

1st quarter – 5 books
2nd quarter – 6 books
3rd quarter – 6 books

Here’s the books I’ve finished reading for the 3rd quarter of 2016.

1. Library of Souls – Ms. Peregrine House for Peculiar Children (Book 3)


After finding out that they were fooled by the bird they brought along their journey, Emma and Jacob were left on a train station because their peculiar friends were captured by the wights. Now, they need to find where Ms. Peregrine and the other ymbryne’s and their friends were brought.

Jacob also further developed his power in this part, turns out that he is one of the most powerful peculiar more than what other’s expected. He was able to control the hollows and talk to them; he can also see the jar of souls in the library of souls.

This third book is more intense as it has a lot of cliff hanger scenes and a lot of characters have added to the books, these characters are helpful in ending the story.

The whole book series will teach you how to be courageous even if the battle that you will face is bigger, greater and powerful than you. Just go, fight and never give up.

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My Good Reads 2016 – 2nd Quarter


In my Goodreads account, I set a goal to read 20 books in 2016, just to be safe 😀 because I know I can make more than that.  And I’m one book ahead of schedule 😀

1st quarter – 5 books
2nd quarter – 6 books

Here’s the books I’ve finished reading for the 2nd quarter of 2016.

1. The girl on the train by Paula Hawkins


Intense. Thrilling.

This jaw dropping, mind blowing, and a mysterious book that will awaken your mind while reading the story because every scene is part of the whole book. ‘walang tapon’.

Rachel is the girl on the train; she uses the train every day to get to her work. One day while on the train, she witnessed something that can help the police in a mysterious absence of Megan; the girl she used to watch and observe every day.

Rachel’s marriage with Tom didn’t work out well because of another woman named Ana.

Rachel, Tom, Ana, Megan and Scott, their lives will be tangled as they uncover the truth.

The book was released February last year, but over the span of 2 months, it has sold over 1 million copies worldwide and by April 2015 it has sold more than 3 million copies in the US alone. Imagine the craze of people wanting to read this book. You better read it to know why. 🙂

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My Good Reads 2016 – 1st Quarter

Hello 2016!! I was so great that I welcome you with lots of books to read. Hehe. 😛 So here’s the books I’ve finished in the 1st quarter of 2016.

  1. 8 secrets of truly rich by Bo Sanchez8-Secrets

I wanna be a Billionaire so freaking bad, buy all of the things I never had. Familiar, right? That’s one of those songs of Bruno Mars, and the part of the lyrics that says “the world better prepared for when I’m a billionaire” is my favorite.

Reading another book of Bo Sanchez always inspire me to be rich and help a lot people. My goal is to donate a 100k check to charities and to Chiro, and I want to help the people around me. Upon reading Bo’s book, it opens my minds widely to a lot of possibilities out in our world. All we need to do is to act.

Read Bo’s book to be inspired for I was inspired by him.

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My Good Reads 2015

I love books. ❤

When 2015 started, I’ve been recording all the books I’ve read. So far I have read 23 books. Onti noh? 😀 hehehe. I’m not a fast reader tho. 🙂 Ok, here’s my list and short impression about the book.

1. Love Rosie by Cecelia Ahern

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I love Alex and Rosie 🙂 When I started reading this book, I get easily hooked because of the concept. Writing letters to each other really catches a woman’s heart, even if it’s old school. (Old school ako eh.)

Rosie is in love with her best friend, but did not mind telling him bc she thinks Adam like this other girl from their school, neither did she know that Adam is also in love with her.

The whole story is complete with laughter, sadness, hurt, joy, love, fulfillment of dreams and kilig.

So, if you want a complete pack of emotion, then this could be the best book to read, but embraces yourself because this could make you cry. Yes, I cried. 😦 the movie is also nice.

Realization: If you love someone and you feel that s/he is the one, don’t let go of that person. Tell him/her what you feel before it’s too late bc if you will keep it to yourself; you are wasting the time that supposed to be spent with the one you love.

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