Friday, 21 April 2017

Shadow and Bone

Judul : Shadow and Bone (The Grisha #1)
Penulis : Leigh Bardugo
Tebal : 308 halaman
Penerbit : Indigo

The Shadow Fold, a swathe of impenetrable darkness, crawling with monsters that feast on human flesh, is slowly destroying the once-great nation of Ravka.

Alina, a pale, lonely orphan, discovers a unique power that thrusts her into the lavish world of the kingdom's magical elite - the Grisha. Could she be the key to unravelling the dark fabric of the Shadow Fold and setting Ravka free?

The Darkling, a creature of seductive charm and terrifying power, leader of the Grisha. If Alina is to fulfil her destiny, she must discover how to unlock her gift and face up to her dangerous attraction to him.

But what of Mal, Alina's childhood best friend? As Alina contemplates her dazzling new future, why can't she ever quite forget him?


Judul : Metropolis
Penulis : Windry Ramadhina
Tebal : 354 halaman
Penerbit : Grasindo

Setiap kota punya sisi gelap dan di sana mereka—mafia—berpesta.

Bram, polisi muda yang cerdas, anak seorang pecandu yang mati dibunuh pengedar. Miaa, perempuan misterius yang tidak pernah memiliki ayah. Johan, laki-laki yang lahir di kalangan mafia dan punya banyak piutang nyawa. Indira, perempuan berhati bersih, orang yang salah di tempat yang salah.

Keempatnya tenggelam dalam kegelapan metropolis, di tengah-tengah konflik antargeng pengedar narkotika Jakarta. Tapi, mereka tidak hitam, bukan pula putih sepenuhnya. Mereka manusia biasa yang punya ambisi, memendam niat buruk, melakukan kesalahan, serta merasakan benci dan cinta.

Friday, 31 March 2017

Everything, Everything

Judul : Everything, Everything
Penulis : Nicola Yoon
Tebal : 310 halaman
Penerbit : Corgi Children

Madeline Whittier is allergic to the outside world. So allergic, in fact, that she has never left the house in all of her seventeen years. But when Olly moves in next door, and wants to talk to Maddie, tiny holes start to appear in the protective bubble her mother has built around her. Olly writes his IM address on a piece of paper, shows it at her window, and suddenly, a door opens. But does Maddie dare to step outside her comfort zone?

Out of the Easy

Judul : Out of the Easy
Penulis : Ruta Sepetys
Tebal : 346 halaman
Penerbit : Penguin Books Ltd

Out of the Easy is set against the vivid backdrop of 1950s New Orleans. Written by New York Times bestselling author Ruth Sepetys, this novel has something for everyone: love, mystery, murder, blackmail and warmth.

Josie Moraine wants out of The Big Easy - she needs more than New Orleans can offer. Known locally as a brothel prostitute's daughter, she dreams of life at an elite college, far away from here.

But then a mysterious death in the Quarter leaves Josie caught between her ambition and a clandestine underworld. New Orleans is luring Josie deeper in as she searches for the truth, and temptation beckons at every turn.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

The Lost Prince

Judul : The Lost Prince (Call of the Forgotten #1)
Penulis : Julie Kagawa
Tebal : 377 halaman
Penerbit : Harlequin Teen

Don’t look at Them.
Never let Them know
you can see Them.

That is Ethan Chase’s unbreakable rule. Until the fey he avoids at all costs—including his reputation—begin to disappear, and Ethan is attacked. Now he must change the rules to protect his family. To save a girl he never thought he’d dare to fall for.

Ethan thought he had protected himself from his older sister’s world—the land of Faery. His previous time in the Iron Realm left him with nothing but fear and disgust for the world Meghan Chase has made her home, a land of myth and talking cats, of magic and seductive enemies. But when destiny comes for Ethan, there is no escape from a danger long, long forgotten.

My name is Ethan Chase.
And I may not live to see my
eighteenth birthday.

Therese Raquin

Judul : Therese Raquin
Penulis : Emile Zola
Tebal : 336 halaman
Penerbit : Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Di sebuah apartemen kumuh di Passage du Pont-Neuf, Paris, Therese Raquin terjebak dalam pernikahan tanpa cinta dengan Camille, sepupunya yang sakit-sakitan. Namun hari-harinya yang sungguh membosankan tiba-tiba berubah ketika dia menjalin hubungan gelap dengan Laurent, teman suaminya. Gairah cinta mereka yang tak kenal batas akhirnya menjerumuskan pasangan kekasih ini ke dalam perbuatan kriminal yang akan menghantui mereka selamanya.

Friday, 6 January 2017

Romance Reading Challenge 2016 (Wrap Up Post)

Eh, iya. Ketinggalan satu wrap up lagi. Kali ini bergenre romance dan saya bakal memisahkan daftarnya berdasarkan tema yang audah ditentukan.

1.   Out of the Century

2.   Your Opposite Perspective
      - Transcendence by Shay Savage

3.   Books to Movie

4.   Royal Love
      - Because of Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

5.   Trip to Europe

6.   Enemies Turn Lovers
      - Love, Curse, & Hocus Pocus by Karla M. Nashar

7.   Third Instalment

8.   Chunkster Books
      - Outlander by Diana Gabaldon 

9.   Native Language
10. Darker Part of Romance

11. Superheroines

12. Love in the Spotlight

13. School's Day
      - Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell 
      - P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han

14. Out of Normal
      - Angelfall by Susan Ee 

15. Men in Uniform

Jadi, totalnya ada 33 buku. Lumayan. Bahkan masuk ke kategori Hopeless Romantic (>30 buku). Hihi...