#BookReview Luka Dalam Bara by Bernard Batubara

Halo, semua! Kembali lagi di Tiara’s #BookReview. Tulisan kali ini bukan hanya tentang ulasan salah satu buku yang beberapa minggu lalu aku baca, tapi aku juga mau sedikit share tentang sebuah aplikasi yang sangat membantuku untuk baca novel-novel berbahasa Indonesia, yaitu iJakarta! Belakangan aku cukup sering pinjam buku dari perpustakaan digital ini. Gratis dan praktis (aye, you should use this…

[Writing Challenge] #2: Welcome to My Playlist

Put your music player on shuffle. Write about the first five songs that play and what your initial thought is. Before we go any further, please hold back your “why the fuck do you download a song you don’t listen to” question whenever you feel like it. よろしくおねがいします. So, welcome on board! Initial thought: “Ah, this song!! It’s been…

[Writing Challenge] #1: The Place I’d Like to Move to/Visit.

The first thing that ping my brain when I read the prompt is the land of the rising sun, 日本. The idea of visiting, or even moving to Japan has enchanted me ever since. I am very aware that this part is going to be ridiculous, but talking about Japan is not complete without talking about…

[PROJECT] Self-made Writing Challenge

Hello, everyone! A month has passed since the last time I posted something here. I truly miss blogging but these days I just did not have something to bring up. Thank God, two hours ago I came up with a superb idea that can help me to become a more productive blogger: a writing challenge! The writing challenge I…

Now I’ve stopped watering the dead flowers

I am so fed up with my current uni life. Everything becomes a mess because of things called group projects. As far as I know, group projects are actually meant to lessen the amount of works to do and to ease the burden. On the contrary, what really happens to me is the exact opposite….

[Blogtour + Giveaway] Giveaway Winner Announcement and a Pinch of Gratitude

Selamat hari Rabu! On Wednesday, I announce the #BlogtourGolden giveaway winner. And the lucky winner is… *drum rolls* Rina Fitri Congratulation Rina untuk hadiah notesnya! Kamu bisa kirim identitas diri kamu (nama, nomor handphone yang bisa dihubungi, dan alamat lengkap) ke emailku: tiara.lesmana@hotmail.com secepatnya. Nanti kalau kelamaan hadiahnya buat orang lain, loh. (Ngga deng, bercanda) Buat kalian yang…

Never Been Your Fault; It’s Mine

This afternoon I realized my misjudgement: you did not change. You are still you, the endearing guy who never ceases to spread the benignity. As I realized that, I felt so bad for accusing you. Little did I know that I was the wicked one. Have always been, will always be. Here I write something for you, if you care enough to read….

#ProductReview Affordable Lip Treatments for Chapped Lips

Welcome back to my blog! Today I want to share inexpensive yet impressive lips product to combat your annoying dry lips as well as comparing those three lip balms/ lip butters in the jar. Can you guess which one is the best? For starter I want to apologize for the ugly picture up there. I know,…

John Mayer’s “The Search for Everything” Wave One

Let’s have a casual talk about my man crush forever who just released an EP last week: John Clayton Mayer. After years of waiting, Mayer finally let us hear something new from him: The Search for Everything Wave One. The concept of this album is unique, it’s partitioned into several waves. On his Facebook official page, he…

#BookReview The Girl on Paper by Guillaume Musso

Welcome to another book review! Today I’ll write a review about a book I’ve randomly picked because of its visually pleasing cover. Because I read the translated version, I’ll write this review in Bahasa Indonesia, ya! BLURB Gadis itu terjatuh dari dalam buku. Hanya beberapa bulan yang lalu, Tom Boyd adalah seorang penulis miliarder yang…

#BookReview Chieko’s Sky by Kotaro Takamura

Earlier this week, I stumbled upon a book that was published in 1974: Chieko’s Sky. The cover fascinated me so with no hesitation I picked this one. Chieko’s Sky is a poetry anthology book written by Kōtarō Takamura, a Japanese poet and sculptor, devoted to his beloved wife, Chieko Takamura. Throughout the reading, we will get the…