ARC Review: The Couple on Cedar Close

The Couple on Cedar Close by Anna-Lou Weatherley on January 18, 2019 Genres: Mystery, Thriller Format: ARC Source: Netgalley Buy on Amazon Add to Goodreads Cedar Close has always been a nice place to live – a quiet suburban street where everyone looks out for one another and bad things don’t happen. Until late one…

Top 5 Wednesday: Books I Didn’t Get to This 2018

This week’s topic is Books I Didn’t Get to This 2018 but are on the top of my list for 2019. 1. The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee Okay so this book is the first on this list. I already bought an audiobook of this book but I haven’t started on…

Book Review: Beyond Scandal and Desire by Lorraine Heath

Beyond Scandal and Desire by Lorraine Heath Series: Sins for All Seasons #1 Published by Avon on January 30, 2018 Genres: Historical Romance Format: eBook Buy on Amazon, Buy on Book Depository Add to Goodreads At birth, Mick Trewlove, the illegitimate son of a duke, was handed over to a commoner. Despite his lowly upbringing, Mick…

How to Have Attainable New Year’s Resolutions?

As 2018 comes to an end, some of us are evaluating our year and are starting to plan our goals for 2019. For some of us, these goals come in the form of New Year’s Resolutions. Some say “Why bother?” since based on experience, we forget about these resolutions after 3 weeks or so. I…

Top 5 Wednesday: Most Anticipated 2019 Releases

This week’s topic is Most Anticipated 2019 Releases. This year (2018), I’ve discovered Netgalley so I was able to read unpublished books that is soon to be published this coming 2019. Fortunately for me, I really loved the books that I requested and I am really anticipating their publication.

Book Review: I Was Here by Gayle Forman

When her best friend Meg drinks a bottle of industrial-strength cleaner alone in a motel room, Cody is understandably shocked and devastated. She and Meg shared everything—so how was there no warning? But when Cody travels to Meg’s college town to pack up the belongings left behind, she discovers that there’s a lot that Meg never told her. About her old roommates, the sort of people Cody never would have met in her dead-end small town in Washington. About Ben McAllister, the boy with a guitar and a sneer, who broke Meg’s heart. And about an encrypted computer file that Cody can’t open—until she does, and suddenly everything Cody thought she knew about her best friend’s death gets thrown into question.

Top 5 Wednesday: Books to Give My Loved Ones as a Gift

This week’s topic is Books to Give _____ as Gifts. I decided to do one for my loved ones instead of one particular person. Here are the five books I will give my family and best friend: 1. Becoming by Michelle Obama for my parents This is a memoir by the former first lady Michelle…

How to Become More Productive with the Eisenhower Box?

Whether you are a student, an employee or you are handling your own business, there are times when you are overwhelmed by simple and complex tasks in our every day lives. Sometimes, it really gets so overwhelming that we do not know where to start anymore. You have to respond to the email but at the same time you are also rushing to finish a presentation. What do you do? What task do you prioritize? As a medical student, I have also struggled in choosing which tasks should I do first and which tasks can I put on hold. That is until I’ve tried using the Eisenhower Box.