Author: Georgette

Introvert. Poet. Journalist. Rude calligrapher.
books, reviews

[Review] Taboo: Poems – Melizarani T Selva

Stars: 4/5 tl;dr: A glimpse into Malaysia via the goggles of one of its most recognisable spoken word poets. After reading so much garbage poetry books that seem to be the one making all the money, Melizarani is refreshing to the fellow spoken poet’s soul. This book peels back the layers around the world of …

internet, malaysia, reviews

[Review] Flower Chimp does Kuching

Back a few year ago, I started getting myself flowers once a week to cheer myself up from having to deal with a nightmare of a toxic and thankfully former colleague. I’m not sure why I stopped. The florist I usually go to moved and it was a break in routine that stopped my flower …

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[Review] The Body Reader – Anne Frasier

This digital copy of The Body Reader by Anna Frasier was courtesy of NetGalley. Stars: 4/5 tl;dr: Fast paced, compelling psychological thriller. This was pretty damn hard to put down. Detective Jude Fontaine escaped a 3-year captivity after overpowering her captor and making a run for it. But she was not the same person anymore. …

books, Life Without Facebook, reviews

[Review] The Escape of Princess Madeline – Kristin Pulioff

  This reading copy was courtesy of NetGalley. Stars: 2/5 tl;dr: It’s fine if you’re in the Middle Grade (8-12) age range. Anyone better read will overthink it. I think the thing I’m most confused about is the target audience versus the actual protagonist age and theme in this book. Isn’t Middle Grade supposed to …

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[Review] I.D. – Emma Rios

This digital copy of I.D. by Emma Rios was courtesy of NetGalley. Stars: 3/5 tl:dr: Interesting concept but could have been better executed. The description of this graphic novel is interesting, particularly when gender dysphoria is gaining recognition, technology is close to perfecting full body transplants, and society is grappling with the ethics of it. …