[Review] One Hundred Names - Cecelia Ahern

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Title of Book : One Hundred Names
Author : Cecelia Ahern
Publisher : Harper Collins Publisher
The new novel from the bestselling author. Journalist Kitty Logan's career is being destroyed by scandal - and now she faces losing the woman who guided and taught her everything she knew. At her terminally ill friend's bedside, Kitty asks - what is the one story she always wanted to write? The answer lies in a file buried in Constance's office: a list of one hundred names. There is no synopsis, nothing to explain what the story is or who these people are. The list is simply a mystery. But before Kitty can talk to her friend, it is too late. With everything to prove, Kitty is assigned the most important task of her life: to write the story her mentor never had the opportunity to. Kitty not only has to track down and meet the people on the list, but find out what connects them. And, in the process of hearing ordinary people's stories, she starts to understand her own.

[Review] Charlie and The Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl

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Title of book : Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Author : Roald Dahl
Publisher : PT. Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last!
But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life!

[Book Haul] Book Haul (#2)

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Ever heard of bookdepository.co.uk? It's basically an online book store. I tried to buy from them because I want to know this online store's service. It's difficult to find most books, that I want to read, in the book store here. So I have to rely on the internet. The books that I bought are Emily Giffin's Something Borrowed and Up Over Down Under from the S.A.S.S. (Student Across the Seven Seas) series. Since it's a trial I only bought two books.

[Review] The Partner - John Grisham

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Title of Book:  The Partner
Author:  John Grisham
Publisher:  PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Mereka mengamati Danilo Silva selama berhari-hari sebelum akhirnya menangkapnya. Ia tinggal seorang diri, hidup sunyi di kota kecil di Brasil; kehidupan bersahaja di rumah sederhana, tentu saja kemewahan. Dan tanpa bukti kekayaan yang mereka pikir telah dicurinya. Ia jauh lebih kurus dan wajahnya telah berubah. Ia berbicara dengan fasih dalam bahasa lain.
Namun banyak bab dalam masa lampau Danilo. Empat tahun sebelumnya ia adalah Patrick Lanigan, partner muda di biro hukum terkenal di Biloxi. Ia mempunyai istri cantik, anak perempuan, dan masa depan cerah. Lalu suatu malam di musim dingin, Patrick terjebak dalam kebakaran mobil dan menemui ajal dengan mengerikan. Ketika ia dikuburkan, peti matinya hanya berisi abunya.
Dari dekat, Patrick menyaksikan pemakamannya sendiri. Kemudian ia menghilang. Enam minggu sesudahnya, biro hukum bekas tempatnya bekerja dulu kehilangan kekayaan dari rekeningnya di luar negeri. Dan Patrick lenyap lagi.
Tetapi mereka menemukannya.

[Review] The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Title of Book:  The Great Gatsby
Author:  F. Scott Fitzgerald
Publisher:  Oxford University Press

In 1922, F. Scott Fitzgerald announced his decision to write "something new--something extraordinary and beautiful and simple + intricately patterned." That extraordinary, beautiful, intricately patterned, and above all, simple novel became The Great Gatsby, arguably Fitzgerald's finest work and certainly the book for which he is best known. A portrait of the Jazz Age in all of its decadence and excess, Gatsby captured the spirit of the author's generation and earned itself a permanent place in American mythology. Self-made, self-invented millionaire Jay Gatsby embodies some of Fitzgerald's--and his country's--most abiding obsessions: money, ambition, greed, and the promise of new beginnings. "Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that's no matter--tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther.... And one fine morning--" Gatsby's rise to glory and eventual fall from grace becomes a kind of cautionary tale about the American Dream.