Mari Membaca Buku Anak di Tahun 2013!

Mengutip twit mbak Astrid @pippopu: “I’ll join every challenge to clean up my TBR pile!” (or something like that, hehehe…) saya juga mau ikut Fun Year Event with Children’s Literature yang digagas Bacaan Bzee bersama dengan HobbyBuku. Alasannya tidak lain dan tidak bukan karena saya punya cukup banyak timbunan bergenre Children’s/Juvenile Lit untuk mengikuti event ini. Itu di luar ketujuh buku Harry Potter yang sedang … Continue reading Mari Membaca Buku Anak di Tahun 2013!

Back to the Classics Challenge 2012 Wrap-Up Post

Finally! I have completed the challenge and I can write the Wrap-Up Post for Back to the Classics Challenge 2012 hosted by Sarah Reads Too Much. I enjoyed taking part of this challenge because Sarah divided it into categories which allowed us to explore between genres and eras. Below are all the reviews I have written for the challenge, starting from the very first review … Continue reading Back to the Classics Challenge 2012 Wrap-Up Post

Julius Caesar – William Shakespeare

Julius Caesar was my very first attempt to read Shakespeare. Even though it was relatively short, I had a hard time reading this mainly because it was written in old English language. (Thanks to No Fear Shakespeare that I can conquer this!) The play was divided into 5 acts. The story of the Roman dictator Julius Caesar, revolves in Roman history, politics, conspiracy, betrayal, Caesar’s … Continue reading Julius Caesar – William Shakespeare

Gulliver’s Travels to Lilliput and Brobdingnag – Jonathan Swift

[Review in Bahasa Indonesia and English] Ketika mendengar “Gulliver’s Travels”, yang terbayang di benak orang pastilah sesosok pria yang terjebak di Negeri Lilliput. Namun sesungguhnya, buku Gulliver’s Travels sendiri terdiri dari empat kisah perjalanan, sebagai berikut: A Voyage to Lilliput A Voyage to Brobdingnag A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, Luggnagg, Glubbdubdrib, and Japan A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms Dua diantaranya yaitu Perjalanan … Continue reading Gulliver’s Travels to Lilliput and Brobdingnag – Jonathan Swift

Hotter Potter Event – Master Post

Hotter Potter: A Harry Potter Reading Event (Indonesia) (1 Jan – 31 Juli 2013) Jangan berani ngaku fans berat Harry Potter kalau belum ikut event ini! Event Hotter Potter adalah acara baca bareng ketujuh buku Harry Potter selama event berlangsung, yaitu tanggal 1 Januari hingga 31 Juli 2013. Syarat-syarat mengikuti: – Punya blog (tidak harus blog buku) untuk berpartisipasi dalam event posting review dan monthly … Continue reading Hotter Potter Event – Master Post

Surgabukuku is 2 years old! Who’s the Giveaway winner?

Hi you guys! Today Surgabukuku is officially 2 years old! Woo to the hoo! I wanna thank all my friends, followers, and readers for your support for my blog. I could never make it to 2 years without you all. Below are some stats about Surgabukuku until today, November 23rd, 2012:   I have read all your comments in the 2nd Blogoversary Giveaway post. I … Continue reading Surgabukuku is 2 years old! Who’s the Giveaway winner?

Intimidating Classics: The Classics Club November Meme

This post is written to answer The Classics Club’s November meme question: What classic piece of literature most intimidates you, and why? (Or, are you intimidated by the classics, and why? And has your view changed at all since you joined our club?) Intimidating Classics for me are: Especially those that are called chunky books. Number one on my list is Les Misérables, in which … Continue reading Intimidating Classics: The Classics Club November Meme

Tanah Tabu – Anindita S. Thayf

Tanah Tabu adalah novel yang menceritakan tentang Papua, perjuangan, dan perempuan. Pusat cerita ada pada tiga perempuan tiga generasi yang terikat satu ikatan kasih sayang: Mabel, perempuan setengah baya yang tangguh dan cerdas; Mace, menantu Mabel yang ditinggalkan oleh suaminya; dan Leksi, anak perempuan Mace yang polos dan ceria. Bertiga, mereka berjuang hidup di lingkungan keras di Papua, tanah yang tabu itu. Mabel, yang semasa … Continue reading Tanah Tabu – Anindita S. Thayf