[Blogtour + Giveaway] 30 Paspor: The Peacekeeper’s Journey

Di kelas 30 paspor kali ini mahasiswa Pak Rhenald ditugaskan tak hanya pergi ke luar negeri, tetapi juga menjadi relawan, terlibat dalam kegiatan sosial atau membantu siapa pun yang membutuhkan. Tujuannya, merajut perdamaian! BErbagai petulangan seru pun terjadi. Dikejar-kejar orang asing, kehilangan koper, bahkan salah seorang mahasiswa hampir dirampok. Berbekal teri kacang sebagai alat diplomasi,…

Memorabilia

Jingga membangun bisnis majalah online Memorabilia bersama Januar dan Karsha. Media ini memuat beragam kisah kenangan di dalam barang-barang yang hendak dijual atau diberikan kepada pembaca yang tertarik. Namun, bisnis itu sedang diujung tanduk. Jumlah pembaca menurun seiring dengan berkurangnya pemasukan iklan yang menjadi tuang punggung Memorabilia. Di saat sulit itu, datang Pak Pram membawa…

The Book of Forbidden Feelings

I wanted to say, ‘I would love to know your obsessions. Is it landed house, gadgets, power, domestic life, succulent plants, achievements, money, work, more likes and followers, health, validations, sex, organic food, pets, perfect selfies, children, sports, religion, relationship, minimalism, perfection, muscles, urban toys, shoes, traveling, or fame?’ but nobody is prepared for that…

#194 Hari Setelah Kita Jatuh Cinta

Sinopsis Saat membatalkan pernikahannya sendiri, Rasi merasa langit runtuh dan mengubur dirinya di kedalaman bumi hingga mustahil dirinya bangkit lagi. Akan tetapi Tuhan tidak kehabisan kejutan. Di saat Rasi selesai membenahi dan kembali menjalani hidup, hadirlah Reuben. Lelaki itu membuat Rasi berpikir apakah dia hadir sebagai tiket untuk bisa bangkit kembali dan jatuh cinta? Rasi…

#193 I’ll Give You The Sun

Jude and her twin brother, Noah, are incredibly close. At thirteen, isolated Noah draws constantly and is falling in love with the charismatic boy next door, while daredevil Jude cliff-dives and wears red-red lipstick and does the talking for both of them. But three years later, Jude and Noah are barely speaking. Something has happened…

[Blogtour] Alang

Jalan seni memang terjal. Meski berbekal tekad yang kuat dan kerja keras, Alang masih terseok-seok untuk menggapai mimpi sebagai musisi. Bapaknya bukanlah tipe penuntut, tapi ia menginginkan anaknya memiliki cita-cita yang membuat hidupnya lebih sejahtera dibanding kehidupannya sekarang. Bapaknya hanyalah seorang tukang becak dan ibunya berjualan sayur di pasar pagi. Hobi dan cita-cita Alang dianggap…

#192 Paperboy

I have eyed this novel for a while. Yap, totally because of its newbery honor title. Before I read the blurp, I think that the cover is quite interesting too, and of course the title. Paperboy tells the story of Victor Vollmer, a boy who can’t talk without stuttering. His disability to talk normally like…

#191 84, Charing Cross Road

This charming classic, first published in 1970, brings together twenty years of correspondence between Helene Hanff, a freelance writer living in New York city and a used-book dealer in London. Through the years, though never meeting and separated both geographically and culturally, they shared a winsome, sentimental friendship based on their common love for books.…

#190 Playing for Pizza

Rick Dockery is the third-string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. In the AFC Championship game, to the surprise and dismay of virtually everyone, Rick actually gets into the game. With a seventeen-point lead and just minutes to go, Rick provides what is arguably the worst single performance in the history of the NFL. Overnight, he…

#189 The Art of Racing in the Rain

A heart-warming and inspirational tale in which Enzo, a loyal family dog, tells the story of his human family, how they nearly fell apart, and what he did to bring them back together Sepertinya sudah beberapa kali saya melihat judul novel ini berseliweran, meski entah di mana atau di daftar apa saya melihatnya. Buat saya,…