#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…

#BookReview Flowers for Algernon [A Novelette] by Daniel Keyes

One year ago when I was still an avid reader of YA/romance fictions, a friend of mine recommended a book titled Flowers for Algernon. When I read the title, I was excited because I thought it was a book about love story or something like that. So I typed ‘Flowers for Algernon’ on Google search tab; turned…

#BookReview Critical Eleven by Ika Natassa

Let me be honest here: belakangan ini Tiara jarang banget baca karya-karya penulis lokal. Bahkan sepanjang tahun 2016 cuma beli tiga buku lokal: satu buku karya Tere Liye dan dua buku karya Ika Natassa. Berbeda dengan Tere Liye yang beberapa karyanya telah tuntas ku baca, pengetahuanku tentang karya Ika Natassa awalnya masih sangat minim. Aku baru tahu karya beliau…

What Keeps Me Going: Vanilla!

HAPPY NEW YEAR. I just survived a hellish semester. Yay me! Can you guess which subject I got the highest score during my three years of being (trapped as) an engineering student? ENGINEERING ECONOMIC! I should’ve really enrolled the Accounting major instead. So far the fifth semester has been the toughest and roughest semester I’ve ever…

Racauan Sang Pesakit

Sejak kecil aku bukan seseorang yang sepenuhnya sehat. Ketika teman-teman seusiaku menghabiskan sebagian besar masa kecilnya di tempat rekreasi—Dufan, Taman Safari, you name it, aku lebih sering menghabiskan waktu menunggu giliran bertemu dokter di rumah sakit. Radang tenggorokan adalah sahabat karib yang tak pernah absen bertamu setiap pergantian bulan. Salah makan sedikiiit saja berujung pada dua sampai tiga hari…

Brabbeltaal #009

The hopeless romantic side of me was grateful for the 104 degrees fever during the last three days; for the high temperature had burnt away all the thought of him.

Does Time Really Heal?

Never had I thought you’d be this cruel, My Dear Gus. You, whom I thought were blessed with the kindest and purest soul, were the one who cut open the scratch you’ve left me with and poured salts on the fresh reopened wound of mine afterward. I thought you felt regretful over those mistakes in the past, thus you let me have…

[Chapter W Project] CALL FOR ACTION: Kado untuk Perempuan Istimewa

Before I start writing here, let me show my gratitude. I was selected as a campaigner of this very, very generous ideas of Chapter W’s. Too bad, due to some reasons I couldn’t perform well during the campaign. Then here I am, trying to mend everything before it was too late. Every mankind should have…