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Wishful Wednesday #62

Hello, Wednesday! Hello, you! Whoaa I’m so ready for this weekend’s Wishful Wednesday. Why? Because I knew what I wanted. Clue: recently been translated to Indonesian -coming soon from GPU. It’s a historical fiction and also a book about book. Well, can you guess the title of the book that I mean?

#143 The General in His Labyrinth

Title: The General in His Labyrinth Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez Release Date: March 6th, 2014 (first published 1989) Format: ebook Page Count: 304 pages Status: Read from October 21 to 29, 2014 Genre: Historical Fiction, Classic, Latin American Literature. Boli­var, known in six Latin American countries as the Liberator, is one of the most revered…

#140 Fever 1793

Title: Fever 1793 | Author: Laurie Halse Anderson | Release Date: August 16th, 2011 | Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers | Format: ebook | Page Count: 272 pages | Status: Read from July 7-8th, 2014 | Genre: Young Adult, Historical Fiction | Literary Award: Rebecca Caudil Young Readers Book Award (2003) | “Some days felt like we were trapped in a…

#130 Mei Hwa dan Sang Pelintas Zaman

Title: Mei Hwa dan Sang Pelintas Zaman Author: Afifah Afra Release Date: Januari 2014 Publisher: Indiva Media Kreasi Format: Paperback Page Count: 368 pages Status: Read from August 26 to 29, 2014 Genre: Novel, Indonesian Lit, Historical Fiction. Goodreads: Huru-hara 1998 tak sekadar telah menimbulkan perubahan besar di negeri ini. Sebongkah luka yang dalam pun…

#114 Da Conspiracao

Da Conspiracao Afifah Afra 632 halaman, November 2012. Penerbit Afra Novela, imprint Indiva Media Kreasi. Raden Mas Rangga Puruhita, pemuda terpelajar, sarjana ekonomi lulusan Leiden, ningrat Jawa, dan visioner. Ia dibuang ke Flores karena terlibat dalam gerakan melawan kekuasaan pemerintah Hindia Belanda. Tan Sun Nio, gadis yang jelita, cerdas, ambisius, dan terlahir dari keluarga keturunan…

#112 An Elephant in The Garden

An Elephant in The Garden Michael Morpurgo Format: ebook, 208 pages Published October 25th 2011 by Feiwel & Friends Goodreads Lizzie and Karl’s mother is a zoo keeper; the family has become attached to an orphaned elephant named Marlene, who will be destroyed as a precautionary measure so she and the other animals don’t run…

#110 Karma

Karma by Cathy Ostlere Format: Ebook, 528 pages Published: March 31st 2011 by Razorbill Literary Awards: Booklist Editors’ Choice (2011), YALSA Awards for Best Fiction for Young Adults (2012) It is 1984, and fifteen-year-old Maya is on her way to India with her father. She carries with her the ashes of her mother, who has…

#102 Lustrum

Rome, 63 BC. In a city on the brink of acquiring a vast empire, seven men are struggling for power. Cicero is consul, Caesar his ruthless young rival, Pompey the republic’s greatest general, Crassus its richest man, Cato a political fanatic, Catilina a psychopath, Clodius an ambitious playboy. The stories of these real historical figures…

#93 Imperium

Imperium (Cicero #1) | Robert Harris | Alih bahasa: Femmy Syahrani | Paperback | 416 halaman | Tahun terbit: 2008 | Gramedia Pustaka Utama | Kisah dimulai ketika Tiro, sekretaris pribadi senator Romawi, Marcus Tullius Cicero, membuka pintu pada suatu hari bulan November yang dingin dan menemukan seorang pria tua yang ketakutan, penduduk Sisilia yang menjadi…

#88 Inside Out & Back Again

Inside Out & Back Again | Thanhha Lai | Ebook, 176 pages | Published February 22nd, 2011 by HarperCollins | Literary Awards : National Book Award for Young People’s Literature (2011), Newbery Honor (2012) | ~ Thanhha Lai menceritakan kisah Kim Ha bukan dalam format novel, tapi ia membiarkan puisi yang bercerita. Hasilnya? More beautiful…