Book Review | English

Book Review : Rainbirds

As long as he remembered his sister was the only family he had, the one who would come to school to collect his card report, the one who cooked for him everyday, and the one who understood him.

Until one day, the sister that he loves dearly crumbled and turned to ashes. No more regular call, no more listening to his sister persistent talk. He only realized how much his sister meant to him when she gone, forever and ever. He wondered again and again, if he told the truth about how he felt to her, would it ever change the current situation?

Rainbirds, by Clarissa Goenawan.

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Book Review | English

Book Review : Elle Burton and The Reflective Portals

“Elle, you are going to have experience others only dream of. You will visit Fiori, where flowers are as big as tractor tires. You will sail on the back of a giant turquoise bird and catch an elevator made of a spider’s web. You will ride on the back of Pegasus and be protected by a powerful warrior named Amadeus. You will save so many children as your grow into adulthood. Your mother and I will be so proud of you. I need you to be brave now”

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English | Original Fiction

The Awaiting

The breeze grazing my cheek softly giving me a chill. Together with the soft-cracked sound beneath my shoes, I am accompanied in this new, yet familiar surroundings. The smell of the damp forest is foreign but the dull brown leaves and the mist seems natural.

The memory is vague, even though, I simply walk among the trees. As the ground covered by falling leaves, no footprint left when I walked on. A glitter thought of the past, the same feeling of being watched and directed exist.

I was here, when I was a kid. My dad brought me here to visit grandma—from my mother side—who was living in the mountain, not so far from the main city. I remember I used to explore this forest.

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