Lie With Me by Sabine Durrant

Lie With Me by Sabine Durrant

The truth is, we all tell lies. A few lies never hurt anyone right? Wrong! Paul Morris has a plan. It starts with hiding or exaggerating a few things here and there. Paul is actually broke and has just been evicted from his rented flat and now resides with his mother. Twenty years ago, he wrote a novel which received ...

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The Caller By Chris Carter

The Caller by Chris Carter

If you are looking for a disturbing and spine-tingling thriller, The Caller by Chris Carter fits the bill. But be warned. If you have a weak stomach, this book is not for you. Filled with grisly details of each murder, you will be left feeling shaken by the gore. After a tough week, Tanya Kaitlin is looking forward to a ...

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Her Every Fear By Peter Swanson

Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson

London-based Kate Priddy experiences bouts of anxiety that often explodes into full-blown panic attacks after an abusive boyfriend beat her, locked her in a closet and then committed suicide by shooting himself. When Corbin Dell, a distant cousin in Boston whom she has never met, suggests the two temporarily swap apartments for six months, Kate sets aside her apprehension and ...

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RIP Young Man!

Drug addiction

RIP Young Man Another young life snubbed out Years of struggles came to nought Seeking escape from reality Only to meet with futility. The mountain was too tough to climb Drugs took him to hell, disguised as something sublime Like a prisoner in a prisoner cell Like a ship unable to set sail. Drugs destroyed his body Cutting short his ...

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I See You

Clare Mackintosh’s “I See You”

I have not done much reading lately as I have been preoccupied with a venture of mine for the past few months. And about three weeks ago, I started experiencing tunnel vision in my right eye, the second time this has happened in my life. Though my right eye vision has improved, I am still having a mild vision distortion ...

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Miss Charity Beauty Pageant Preview

Christine Chua

I happened to be in Permaisuri Imperial City Mall last Sunday afternoon when I heard the MC announced that the Miss Charity Beauty Pageant Preview Show was scheduled to start at 2pm. I quickly went to my car and grabbed my camera. The beauty pageant is organised by Chloe’s Dream Studio. The fashion outfits and eyewear for the show at ...

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Oh Marimo!

The RM25 Marimo moss ball bought by my sister-in-law

There is a new fad in town and its name is Marimo moss balls, also known as Cladophora ball, Lake ball, Mossimo or Moss Balls. I was at Candy Box on the first floor of Imperial Mall Old Wing when I saw these moss balls being sold at one of the boxes in the store. Each moss ball is stored ...

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Is This A Rip-Off?

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

Can this be considered a form of rip-off by book publishers and authors? I notice that some authors who have a couple of bestsellers under their belts have opted to increase the prices for their subsequent books very significantly. Maybe it is the publishers who are at fault and not the authors though I suspect both parties are in cahoots. ...

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Who Owns the Largest Bitcoin Stash?

Who is Satoshi Nakamoto?

Who owns the most bitcoins? That question has intrigued the whole world and no one knows the answers for sure. Most Bitcoiners do not store vast quantities in a single wallet. They stash them in many wallets and all are anonymous. But the honour is widely believed to belong to bitcoin’s shadowy inventor Satoshi Nakamoto. Satoshi is estimated to have ...

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Bitcoin Pizza Day

Bitcoin Pizza Day

Do you know what is Bitcoin Pizza Day? On May 18, 2010 Laszlo Hanyecz went to a Bitcoin forum and asked the community if someone would go and buy him two pizzas in exchange for 10,000 Bitcoins. The US dollar value of 10,000 Bitcoins at that time was about US$25. Laszlo got himself a deal on May 22 and he ...

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