Saturday, 31 December 2016

Shades of Earth

Judul : Shades of Earth (Across the Universe #3)
Penulis : Beth Revis
Tebal : 496 halaman
Penerbit : Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Amy dan Elder akhirnya keluar dari kungkungan pesawat Godspeed dan menjejakkan kaki di Bumi-Centauri, planet yang akan menjadi rumah baru mereka. Namun tempat ini ternyata jauh berbeda dari yang dibayangkan Amy selama ini––dan mereka bukan satu-satunya makhluk hidup di sana.

Setiap penemuan baru membawa bahaya yang lebih besar. Apabila koloni mereka musnah, akan sia-sialah semua yang telah mereka korbankan––sahabat, keluarga, kehidupan di Bumi––demi membangun masa depan baru di Bumi-Centauri.

Angel's Blood

Judul : Angel's Blood (Guild Hunter #1)
Penulis : Nalini Singh
Tebal : 339 halaman
Penerbit : Berkley Sensation

Vampire hunter Elena Deveraux knows she is the best- but she does not know if even she is good enough for this job. Hired by the dangerously beautiful archangel Raphael, a being so lethal that no mortal wants his attention, Elena knows failure is not an option—even if the task is impossible. 

Because this time, it's not a wayward vamp she has to track. It's an archangel gone bad. 

The job will put Elena in the midst of a killing spree like no other—and pull her to the razor's edge of passion. Even if the hunt does not destroy her, succumbing to Raphael’s seductive touch just might. For when archangels play, mortals break.

Priceless Moment

Judul : Priceless Moment
Penulis : Prisca Primasari
Tebal : 304 halaman
Penerbit : Gagasmedia

Yanuar ditinggal istrinya secara tiba-tiba. Kehidupannya yang normal seakan hancur tanpa penopang. Kini ia punya dua anak yang masih kecil untuk diurus. Ia baru sadar kalau selama ini dia bukan ayah yang baik. Ia terlalu sibuk bekerja sehingga tidak pernah benar-benar mengenal anaknya. 

Lalu Yanuar berkenalan Lieselotte, pegawai desain baru di perusahaan mebel tempat dia bekerja. Lieselotte sangat eksentrik dan tidak begitu disukai oleh pegawai yang lain. Desain mebelnya sangat berbeda dan dia lumayan ngotot dengan desainnya itu. Tapi entah kenapa Yanuar tertarik padanya. 

Tapi Yanuar tidak bisa mengulangi kesalahannya. Dulu ia memilih pekerjaan dan mengabaikan keluarganya. Ia mengecewakan almarhum istri dan kedua anaknya. Ia tidak bisa sembarangan mengikuti kata hatinya. Ia harus memilih prioritas hidupnya.

The Time Traveller's Wife

Judul : The Time Traveler's Wife
Penulis : Audrey Niffenegger
Tebal : 528 halaman
Penerbit : MacAdam/Cage

The Time Traveler's Wife is the story of Clare, a beautiful art student, and Henry, an adventuresome librarian, who have known each other since Clare was six and Henry was thirty-six, and were married when Clare was twenty-three and Henry thirty-one. Impossible but true, because Henry is one of the first people diagnosed with Chrono-Displacement Disorder: periodically his genetic clock resets and he finds himself misplaced in time, pulled to moments of emotional gravity in his life, past and future. His disappearances are spontaneous, his experiences unpredictable, alternately harrowing and amusing. 

The Time Traveler's Wife depicts the effects of time travel on Henry and Clare's marriage and their passionate love for each other as the story unfolds from both points of view. Clare and Henry attempt to live normal lives, pursuing familiar goals--steady jobs, good friends, children of their own. All of this is threatened by something they can neither prevent nor control, making their story intensely moving and entirely unforgettable.

The Wrath and The Dawn

Judul : The Wrath and The Dawn (The Wrath and The Dawn #1)
Penulis : Renee Ahdieh
Tebal : 388 halaman
Penerbit : G. P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers

A sumptuous and epically told love story inspired by A Thousand and One Nights

Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does so with a clever plan to stay alive and exact revenge on the Caliph for the murder of her best friend and countless other girls. Shazi's wit and will, indeed, get her through to the dawn that no others have seen, but with a catch . . . she’s falling in love with the very boy who killed her dearest friend.

She discovers that the murderous boy-king is not all that he seems and neither are the deaths of so many girls. Shazi is determined to uncover the reason for the murders and to break the cycle once and for all.

Friday, 30 December 2016

Prince of Dreams

Judul : Prince of Dreams (The Stokehursts #2)
Penulis : Lisa Kleypas
Tebal : 488 halaman
Penerbit : Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Dibuang ke Inggris dari tanah kelahirannya di Rusia, Pangeran Nikolas Angelovsky—Nikki—dikenal sebagai pria misterius dengan masa lalu gelap. Namun seorang gadis berhasil menyentuh hatinya: Emma Stokehurst. Ia pun tak segan-segan melakukan segala cara untuk bisa mendapatkan Emma, termasuk memutuskan hubungan gadis itu dengan calon suaminya.

Dalam keputusasaan, Emma menerima lamaran Nikki, yang berjanji akan memberikan semua yang ia inginkan. Sayangnya setelah mereka menikah, Nikki malah menjauhinya, dan akhirnya bersikap dingin serta kejam. Bisakah Emma menyingkap tabir masa lalu Nikki dan menemukan pangeran impiannya?

The Midnight Star

Judul : The Midnight Star (The Young Elites #3)
Penulis : Marie Lu
Tebal : 336 halaman
Penerbit : Penguin Books Ltd

There was once a time when darkness shrouded the world, and the darkness had a queen.

Adelina Amouteru is done suffering. She's turned her back on those who have betrayed her and achieved the ultimate revenge: victory. Her reign as the White Wolf has been a triumphant one, but the darkness within her has begun to spiral out of control, threatening to destroy everything.

When a new danger appears, Adelina must join the Daggers on a perilous quest in order to save herself and preserve her empire. But this uneasy alliance may prove to be the real danger . . .

Thursday, 29 December 2016

The Silkworm

Judul : The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike #2)
Penulis : Robert Galbraith
Tebal : 672 halaman
Penerbit : Mulholland Books

When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days--as he has done before--and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home.

But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realizes. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were to be published, it would ruin lives--meaning that there are a lot of people who might want him silenced.

When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, it becomes a race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any Strike has encountered before...

The Rose Society

Judul : The Rose Society (The Young Elites #2)
Penulis : Marie Lu
Tebal : 448 halaman
Penerbit : Penguin Books Ltd

Adelina Amouteru's heart is set on revenge. Now known and feared as the White Wolf, she and her sister flee Kenettra to find other Young Elites in the hopes of building her own army. Her goal: to strike down the Inquisition Axis, the white-cloaked soldiers who nearly killed her.

But Adelina is no heroine. Teren Santoro, leader of the Inquisition, wants her dead. And her former friends at the Dagger Society want to stop her thirst for vengeance. Adelina struggles to cling to the good within her. But how can someone be good, when her very existence depends on darkness?

Isla and The Happily Ever After

Judul : Isla and The Happily Ever After (Anna and The French Kiss #3)
Penulis : Stephanie Perkins
Tebal : 339 halaman
Penerbit : Speak

Hopeless romantic Isla has had a crush on introspective cartoonist Josh since their first year at the School of America in Paris. And after a chance encounter in Manhattan over the summer, romance might be closer than Isla imagined. But as they begin their senior year back in France, Isla and Josh are forced to confront the challenges every young couple must face, including family drama, uncertainty about their college futures, and the very real possibility of being apart. 

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

The Young Elites

Judul : The Young Elites (The Young Elites #1)
Penulis : Marie Lu
Tebal : 355 halaman
Penerbit : Penguin

I am tired of being used, hurt, and cast aside.

Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. Adelina’s black hair turned silver, her lashes went pale, and now she has only a jagged scar where her left eye once was. Her cruel father believes she is a malfetto, an abomination, ruining their family’s good name and standing in the way of their fortune. But some of the fever’s survivors are rumored to possess more than just scars—they are believed to have mysterious and powerful gifts, and though their identities remain secret, they have come to be called the Young Elites.

Teren Santoro works for the king. As Leader of the Inquisition Axis, it is his job to seek out the Young Elites, to destroy them before they destroy the nation. He believes the Young Elites to be dangerous and vengeful, but it’s Teren who may possess the darkest secret of all. 

Enzo Valenciano is a member of the Dagger Society. This secret sect of Young Elites seeks out others like them before the Inquisition Axis can. But when the Daggers find Adelina, they discover someone with powers like they’ve never seen. 

Adelina wants to believe Enzo is on her side, and that Teren is the true enemy. But the lives of these three will collide in unexpected ways, as each fights a very different and personal battle. But of one thing they are all certain: Adelina has abilities that shouldn’t belong in this world. A vengeful blackness in her heart. And a desire to destroy all who dare to cross her.

It is my turn to use. My turn to hurt.

Absolutely on Music

Title: Absolutely on Music
Author: Haruki Murakami
Number of Page: 352
Publisher: Harvil Secker

Haruki Murakami's passions for music runs deep. Before turning his hand to writing, he ran a jazz club in Tokyo, and the aesthetic and emotional power of music permeates every one of his much-loved books.

Now, in Absolutely on Music, Murakami fulfils a personal dream, sitting down with his friend, acclaimed conductor Seiji Ozawa, to talk about their shared interest.

Transcribed from conversations about the nature of music and writing, here they discuss everything from Brahms to Beethoven, from Leonard Bernstein to Glenn Gould, from record-collecting to pop-up orchestras, and much more. Ultimately this book gives readers an unprecedented glimpse into the minds of two maestros.

Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Apa Pun Selain Hujan

Judul : Apa Pun Selain Hujan
Penulis : Orizuka
Tebal : 296 halaman
Penerbit : Gagasmedia

Wira membenci hujan. Hujan mengingatkannya akan sebuah memori buruk, menyakitinya....

Agar bisa terus melangkah, Wira meninggalkan semuanya. Ia meninggalkan kota tempat tinggalnya. Meninggalkan mimpi terbesarnya. Bahkan, meninggalkan perempuan yang disayanginya.

Namun, seberapa pun jauh langkah Wira meninggalkan mimpi, mimpi itu justru semakin mendekat. Saat ia sedang berusaha keras melupakan masa lalu, saat itulah ia bertemu Kayla.

Pertemuan itu mengubah segalanya.

Sebuah novel tentang melepaskan mimpi di bawah hujan. Tentang cinta yang diam-diam tumbuh bersama luka. Juga tentang memaafkan diri sendiri.

Dying to Please

Judul : Dying to Please
Penulis : Linda Howard
Tebal : 480 halaman
Penerbit : Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Sarah Stevens pengawal yang sangat mumpuni, hal yang sangat berguna dalam posisinya sebagai kepala pelayan pensiunan hakim Federal. Namun ketika ada pengagum berbahaya yang terobsesi pada Sarah, Detektif Thomas Cahill mau tak mau dilibatkan dalam penyelidikan. Seiring misteri yang semakin mencekam, Sarah mendapati diri tertarik ke dalam penyelidikan. Dan masalah menjadi semakin rumit ketika Cahill dan Sarah tertarik kepada satu sama lain.

World After

Judul : World After (Penryn & The End of Days #2)
Penulis : Susan Ee
Tebal : 314 halaman
Penerbit : Skyscape

When a group of people capture Penryn's sister, Paige, thinking she's a monster, the situation ends in a massacre. Paige disappears. Humans are terrified. Mom is heartbroken.

Penryn drives through the streets of San Francisco looking for Paige. Why are the streets so empty? Where is everybody? Her search leads her into the heart of the angels' secret plans where she catches a glimpse of their motivations, and learns the horrifying extent to which the angels are willing to go.

Meanwhile, Raffe hunts for his wings. Without them, he can't rejoin the angels, can't take his rightful place as one of their leaders. When faced with recapturing his wings or helping Penryn survive, which will he choose?

Me and Earl and The Dying Girl

Judul : Me and Earl and The Dying Girl
Penulis : Jesse Andrews
Tebal : 304 halaman
Penerbit : Harry N. Abrams

Up until senior year, Greg has maintained total social invisibility. He only has one friend, Earl, and together they spend their time—when not playing video games and avoiding Earl’s terrifying brothers— making movies, their own versions of Coppola and Herzog cult classics. Greg would be the first one to tell you his movies are terrible, but he and Earl don’t make them for other people. Until Rachel.

Rachel has leukemia, and Greg’s mom gets the genius idea that Greg should befriend her. Against his better judgment and despite his extreme awkwardness, he does. When Rachel decides to stop treatment, Greg and Earl must abandon invisibility and make a stand. It’s a hilarious, outrageous, and truthful look at death and high school by a prodigiously talented debut author.

Thursday, 15 December 2016


Judul : Angelfall (Penryn & The End of Days #1)
Penulis : Susan Ee
Tebal : 284 halaman
Penerbit : Skyscape

It's been six weeks since angels of the apocalypse descended to demolish the modern world. Street gangs rule the day while fear and superstition rule the night. When warrior angels fly away with a helpless little girl, her seventeen-year-old sister Penryn will do anything to get her back.

Anything, including making a deal with an enemy angel.

Raffe is a warrior who lies broken and wingless on the street. After eons of fighting his own battles, he finds himself being rescued from a desperate situation by a half-starved teenage girl.

Traveling through a dark and twisted Northern California, they have only each other to rely on for survival. Together, they journey toward the angels' stronghold in San Francisco where she'll risk everything to rescue her sister and he'll put himself at the mercy of his greatest enemies for the chance to be made whole again.

Midnight Angel

Judul : Midnight Angel (Stokehurst #1)
Penulis : Lisa Kleypas
Tebal : 432 halaman
Penerbit : Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Dituduh melakukan pembunuhan yang tak diingatnya, Lady Anastasia Ivanovna Kaptereva melarikan diri dari penjara dengan berpura-pura mati dan mengasingkan diri ke Inggris. Ia pun kemudian mendapati dirinya menjadi guru putri Lucas Stokehurst, Marquess of Stokehurst.

Luke mendapati dirinya terpikat oleh wanita misterius yang meminta perlindungannya. Bahkan ketika akhirnya wanita itu mengungkap rahasia kelamnya, Luke sudah tak bisa lagi melawan ketertarikan terhadap Tasia dan memutuskan untuk menikahinya. Sayangnya bayang-bayang masa lalu Tasia tak mau melepaskan mereka begitu saja.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Clockwork Princess

Judul : Clockwork Princess (The Infernal Devices #3)
Penulis : Cassandra Clare
Tebal : 568 halaman
Penerbit : Walker Books Ltd


A net of shadows begins to tighten around the Shadowhunters of the London Institute. Mortmain plans to use his Infernal Devices, an army of pitiless automatons, to destroy the Shadowhunters. He needs only one last item to complete his plan: he needs Tessa Gray.

Charlotte Branwell, head of the London Institute, is desperate to find Mortmain before he strikes. But when Mortmain abducts Tessa, the boys who lay equal claim to her heart, Jem and Will, will do anything to save her. For though Tessa and Jem are now engaged, Will is as much in love with her as ever.

As those who love Tessa rally to rescue her from Mortmain’s clutches, Tessa realizes that the only person who can save her is herself. But can a single girl, even one who can command the power of angels, face down an entire army?

Sunday, 11 December 2016

Lola and the Boy Next Door

Judul : Lola and the Boy Next Door (Anna and the French Kiss #2)
Penulis : Stephanie Perkins
Tebal : 384 halaman
Penerbit : Usborne Publishing

Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn't believe in fashion... she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit – the more sparkly, more wild – the better. And life is pretty close to perfect for Lola, especially with her hot rocker boyfriend.

That is, until the Bell twins, Calliope and Cricket return to the neighbourhood and unearth a past of hurt that Lola thought was long buried. So when talented inventor Cricket steps out from his twin sister's shadow and back into Lola's life, she must finally face up to a lifetime of feelings for the boy next door. Could the boy from Lola's past be the love of her future?

Ti Amo, Tia Amoria

Judul : Ti Amo, Tia Amoria
Penulis : Karla M. Nashar
Tebal : 344 halaman
Penerbit : Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Tia Amoria, si mata cokelat ekspresif, dengan mudah membuat lelaki tergelincir dalam kecantikan alami yang dimilikinya. Sayangnya, Tia telah mematri rapat hatinya karena ia memiliki alasan terbaik di dunia ini untuk bersikap demikian. Tapi semua itu berubah ketika dia bertemu dengan Marco Dantè yang eksentrik.

Marco Dantè, si tampan yang eksentrik, selama dua tahun terakhir berhasil hidup steril tanpa kehadiran wanita. Seperti halnya Tia, Marco memilih untuk menutup pintu hatinya karena ia pun memiliki alasan terbaik di dunia ini untuk bersikap seperti itu. Tapi semua itu berubah ketika dia bertemu dengan Tia Amoria yang memesona.

Butuh energi luar biasa bagi Tia untuk mempertahankan apa yang selama ini dipercayainya setelah Marco memasuki kehidupannya. Tia pun harus mempertanyakan kembali semua keputusan yang telah dibuatnya beberapa tahun lalu.

Terlebih ketika Marco berbisik di telinganya...

“Ti amo, Tia Amoria — I love you, Tia Amoria.”

Sunday, 30 October 2016

Death Angel

Judul : Death Angel
Penulis : Linda Howard
Tebal : 440 halaman
Penerbit : Gramedia Pustaka Utama

Drea Rousseau hanyalah wanita pirang bodoh yang tertarik pada permata dan lelaki berbahaya. Benarkah? Setelah Rafael Salinas “meminjamkan” dirinya kepada seorang pembunuh bayaran, Drea memutuskan untuk membalas sang penyelundup narkotika itu. Drea mencuri uang dua juta dolar milik pria itu dan melarikan diri. Salinas mengamuk, dan mengirim sang pembunuh bayaran untuk memburu wanita itu. Perburuan itu berakhir dengan kecelakaan tragis yang menewaskan Drea.

Drea mengalami keajaiban. Ia diberi kesempatan kedua dan dikirim kembali ke dunia nyata. Kesempatan itu tak disia-siakannya. Drea mengubah hidupnya, dan memutuskan bekerja sama dengan FBI, untuk menjatuhkan Rafael Salinas, sang penyelundup narkotika . Tanpa terduga, Drea juga menjalin hubungan dengan pria paling berbahaya yang pernah ia temui. Namun, saat perasaan di antara mereka semakin kuat, Drea menyadari mereka juga semakin dekat dengan bahaya. Drea menyadari, bahwa harga untuk kehidupan barunya ini adalah nyawanya—dan juga hatinya.

The Shadow Throne

Judul : The Shadow Throne (The Ascendance Trilogy #1)
Penulis : Jennifer A. Nielsen
Tebal : 352 halaman
Penerbit : Scholastic

One war.
Too many deadly battles.
Can a king save his kingdom, when his own survival seems unlikely?

War has come to Carthya. It knocks at every door and window in the land. And when Jaron learns that King Vargan of Avenia has kidnapped Imogen in a plot to bring Carthya to its knees, Jaron knows it is up to him to embark on a daring rescue mission. But everything that can go wrong does.

His friends are flung far and wide across Carthya and its neighbouring lands. In a last-ditch effort to stave off what looks to be a devastating loss for the kingdom, Jaron undertakes what may be his last journey to save everything and everyone he loves. But even with his lightning-quick wit, Jaron cannot forestall the terrible danger that descends on him and his country. Along the way, will he lose what matters most? And in the end, who will sit on Carthya's throne?

The Palace of Illusions

Judul : The Palace of Illusions
Penulis : Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Tebal : 384 halaman
Penerbit : Anchor

A reimagining of the world-famous Indian epic, the Mahabharat—told from the point of view of an amazing woman.

Relevant to today’s war-torn world, The Palace of Illusions takes us back to a time that is half history, half myth, and wholly magical. Narrated by Panchaali, the wife of the legendary Pandavas brothers in the Mahabharat, the novel gives us a new interpretation of this ancient tale.

The novel traces the princess Panchaali's life, beginning with her birth in fire and following her spirited balancing act as a woman with five husbands who have been cheated out of their father’s kingdom. Panchaali is swept into their quest to reclaim their birthright, remaining at their side through years of exile and a terrible civil war involving all the important kings of India. Meanwhile, we never lose sight of her strategic duels with her mother-in-law, her complicated friendship with the enigmatic Krishna, or her secret attraction to the mysterious man who is her husbands' most dangerous enemy. Panchaali is a fiery female redefining for us a world of warriors, gods, and the ever-manipulating hands of fate.


Judul : Winter (The Lunar Chronicles #4)
Penulis : Marissa Meyer
Tebal : 823 halaman
Penerbit : Puffin

Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana.

Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won't approve of her feelings for her childhood friend--the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn't as weak as Levana believes her to be and she's been undermining her stepmother's wishes for years. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, Winter might even have the power to launch a revolution and win a war that's been raging for far too long.

Can Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter defeat Levana and find their happily ever afters?

Dilan: Dia adalah Dilanku Tahun 1990

Judul : Dilan: Dia adalah Dilanku Tahun 1990 (Dilan #1)
Penulis : Pidi Baiq
Tebal : 332 halaman
Penerbit : Pastel Books

Inilah kisah cinta zaman tahun 1990, saat Bandung masih sepi dan tidak macet, saat belum ada teknologi ponsel, saat surat dan telepon rumah adalah sarana utama dalam pacaran. 

Milea hanya seorang gadis SMA biasa. Perkenalannya dengan Dilan sangat berkesan hingga akhirnya dia jatuh cinta pada cowok misterius itu.

Bagaimana perjalanan dari kisah dua orang ini?

Sunday, 9 October 2016

The Devil in Black Jeans

Judul : The Devil in Black Jeans
Penulis : aliaZalea
Tebal : 352 halaman
Penerbit : Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Dara betul-betul mencintai pekerjaannya sebagai personal assistant para artis, sampai dia bekerja untuk Blu, penyanyi opera Indonesia berumur lima belas tahun. Masalahnya bukan pada Blu, tapi kakaknya, yaitu Johan Brawijaya, drummer paling ganteng se-Indonesia yang superprotektif kepada adiknya dan membuat Dara ingin mencekiknya setiap kali bertemu.

Sebagai drummer kawakan Indonesia dengan wajah di atas rata-rata dan masih single, Jo mencintai kebebasannya untuk melakukan apa saja yang dia mau. Kebebasan ini punah dengan kedatangan adiknya di rumahnya. Seakan itu belum cukup parah, kini seorang PA artis yang sok tahu, super menyebalkan, berbentuk Dara, muncul dan mulai mengatur kehidupannya.

Satu-satunya hal yang membuat mereka berdua bisa saling bertoleransi adalah karena Blu. Atau itulah yang mereka pikir hingga ciuman itu terjadi. Satu ciuman yang membuat keduanya berpikir dua kali tentang perasaan mereka terhadap satu sama lain.

Gloomy Gift

Judul : Gloomy Gift
Penulis : Rhein Fathia
Tebal : 288 halaman
Penerbit : Bentang Pustaka
Kupandangi kamu dengan wajah memelas. Berharap kamu mau menyingkap apa yang sedang kita alami sekarang. Kamu tetap pada pendirianmu, bungkam. Pura-pura tak ada hal besar yang baru saja terjadi.

Bagaimana mungkin semua baik-baik saja? Di hari pertunangan kita, segerombolan orang menyerbu rumah. Tembakkan diletuskan. Peluru. Jeritan orang-orang. Dan, kamu membawaku kabur masih dengan kebaya impian yang kini terasa menyiksa dipakai di saat yang tak sepantasnya.
Hari yang seharusnya bahagia, menjelma tegang dan penuh tanya. Kenapa kita harus lari? Belum cukupkah aku mengenalmu sejauh ini?

Aku tak siap menyambut kenyataan. Tak siap jika harus kehilangan. Tak kuat menahan rasa takut yang berkepanjangan.

Clockwork Prince

Judul : Clockwork Prince (Clockwork Angel #1)
Penulis : Cassandra Clare
Tebal : 512 halaman
Penerbit : Walker Books

In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at last found safety with the Shadowhunters. But that safety proves fleeting when rogue forces in the Clave plot to see her protector, Charlotte, replaced as head of the Institute. If Charlotte loses her position, Tessa will be out on the street—and easy prey for the mysterious Magister, who wants to use Tessa’s powers for his own dark ends.

With the help of the handsome, self-destructive Will and the fiercely devoted Jem, Tessa discovers that the Magister’s war on the Shadowhunters is deeply personal. He blames them for a long-ago tragedy that shattered his life. To unravel the secrets of the past, the trio journeys from mist-shrouded Yorkshire to a manor house that holds untold horrors, from the slums of London to an enchanted ballroom where Tessa discovers that the truth of her parentage is more sinister than she had imagined. When they encounter a clockwork demon bearing a warning for Will, they realize that the Magister himself knows their every move—and that one of their own has betrayed them.

Tessa finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, but her longing for Will, despite his dark moods, continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will—the wall he has built around himself is crumbling. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa the answers about who she is and what she was born to do?

As their dangerous search for the Magister and the truth leads the friends into peril, Tessa learns that when love and lies are mixed, they can corrupt even the purest heart.

The Naked Viscount

Judul : The Naked Viscount (Naked Nobility #5)
Penulis : Sally Mackenzie
Tebal : 375 halaman
Penerbit : Elex Media Komputindo

Setelah delapan Season di London, Lady Jane Parker-Roth siap untuk menghentikan pencarian membosankan untuk mendapatkan seorang suami demi pengejaran yang lebih menarik. Jadi saat ia bersirobok dengan seorang penyusup di townhouse, ia tidak akan membiarkan bangsat itu lepas.

Sampai ia mengetahui bahwa ia sedang bergulat dengan seorang viscount-Edmund Smyth, seorang bangsawan yang tidak keberatan ia temui di kegelapan.

Dan saat pergulatan mereka menghancurkan patung dewa Pan yang menggairahkan, hasil yang bahkan lebih nakal...

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

P.S. I Still Love You

Judul : P.S. I Still Love You (To All The Boys I've Loved Before #2)
Penulis : Jenny Han
Tebal : 337 halaman
Penerbit : Scholastic Press

Lara Jean didn’t expect to really fall for Peter. She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren’t. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever. When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara Jean’s feelings for him return too. Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?

Monday, 8 August 2016

Anna and The French Kiss


Judul : Anna and The French Kiss (Anna and The French Kiss #1)
Penulis : Stephanie Perkins
Tebal : 372 halaman
Penerbit : Speak

Anna is happy in Atlanta. She has a loyal best friend and a crush on her coworker at the movie theater, who is just starting to return her affection. So she's less than thrilled when her father decides to send her to a boarding school in Paris for her senior year.

But despite not speaking a word of French, Anna meets some cool new people, including the handsome Étienne St. Clair, who quickly becomes her best friend. Unfortunately, he's taken —and Anna might be, too. Will a year of romantic near misses end with the French kiss she's waiting for?

To All The Boys I've Loved Before

Judul : To All The Boys I've Loved Before (To All The Boys I've Loved Before #1)
Penulis : Jenny Han
Tebal : 420 halaman
Penerbit : Scholastic

Lara Jean keeps her love letters in a hatbox her mother gave her. One for every boy she's ever loved. When she writes, she can pour out her heart and soul and say all the things she would never say in real life, because her letters are for her eyes only. Until the day her secret letters are mailed, and suddenly Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control...

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Sabtu Bersama Bapak

Judul : Sabtu Bersama Bapak
Penulis : Adhitya Mulya
Tebal : 278 halaman
Penerbit : Gagasmedia

Ini adalah sebuah cerita. Tentang seorang pemuda yang belajar mencari cinta. Tentang seorang pria yang belajar menjadi bapak dan suami yang baik. Tentang seorang ibu yang membesarkan mereka dengan penuh kasih. Dan…, tentang seorang bapak yang meninggalkan pesan dan berjanji selalu ada bersama mereka.

The Indigo Spell

Judul : The Indigo Spell (Bloodlines #3)
Penulis : Richelle Mead
Tebal : 401 halaman
Penerbit : Razorbill

In the aftermath of a forbidden moment that rocked Sydney to her core, she finds herself struggling to draw the line between her Alchemist teachings and what her heart is urging her to do. Then she meets alluring, rebellious Marcus Finch—a former Alchemist who escaped against all odds, and is now on the run. Marcus wants to teach Sydney the secrets he claims the Alchemists are hiding from her. But as he pushes her to rebel against the people who raised her, Sydney finds that breaking free is harder than she thought. There is an old and mysterious magic rooted deeply within her. And as she searches for an evil magic user targeting powerful young witches, she realizes that her only hope is to embrace her magical blood—or else she might be next. 

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Because of Miss Bridgerton

Judul : Because of Miss Bridgerton (Rokesbys #1)
Penulis : Julia Quinn
Tebal : 352 halaman
Penerbit : Piatkus

Sometimes you find love in the most unexpected of places...
This is not one of those times.
Everyone expects Billie Bridgerton to marry one of the Rokesby brothers. The two families have been neighbors for centuries, and as a child the tomboyish Billie ran wild with Edward and Andrew. Either one would make a perfect husband... someday.
Sometimes you fall in love with exactly the person you think you should...
Or not.
There is only one Rokesby Billie absolutely cannot tolerate, and that is George. He may be the eldest and heir to the earldom, but he's arrogant, annoying, and she's absolutely certain he detests her. Which is perfectly convenient, as she can't stand the sight of him, either.
But sometimes fate has a wicked sense of humor...
Because when Billie and George are quite literally thrown together, a whole new sort of sparks begins to fly. And when these lifelong adversaries finally kiss, they just might discover that the one person they can't abide is the one person they can't live without...

Tuesday, 5 July 2016


Judul : Cress (The Lunar Chronicles #3)
Penulis : Marissa Meyer
Tebal : 550 halaman
Penerbit : Puffin Books

Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they’re plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and her army. 

Their best hope lies with Cress, a girl imprisoned on a satellite since childhood who's only ever had her netscreens as company. All that screen time has made Cress an excellent hacker. Unfortunately, she’s just received orders from Levana to track down Cinder and her handsome accomplice. 

When a daring rescue of Cress goes awry, the group is separated. Cress finally has her freedom, but it comes at a high price. Meanwhile, Queen Levana will let nothing prevent her marriage to Emperor Kai. Cress, Scarlet, and Cinder may not have signed up to save the world, but they may be the only hope the world has.

Sunday, 3 July 2016


Judul : Forbidden
Penulis : Tabitha Suzuma
Tebal : 432 halaman
Penerbit : Definitions

She is pretty and talented - sweet sixteen and never been kissed. He is seventeen; gorgeous and on the brink of a bright future. And now they have fallen in love. But... they are brother and sister.

Seventeen-year-old Lochan and sixteen-year-old Maya have always felt more like friends than siblings. Together they have stepped in for their alcoholic, wayward mother to take care of their three younger siblings. As defacto parents to the little ones, Lochan and Maya have had to grow up fast. And the stress of their lives—and the way they understand each other so completely—has also also brought them closer than two siblings would ordinarily be. So close, in fact, that they have fallen in love. Their clandestine romance quickly blooms into deep, desperate love. They know their relationship is wrong and cannot possibly continue. And yet, they cannot stop what feels so incredibly right. As the novel careens toward an explosive and shocking finale, only one thing is certain: a love this devastating has no happy ending.

Thursday, 23 June 2016


Judul : Memori
Penulis : Windry Ramadhina
Tebal : 312 halaman
Penerbit : Gagasmedia

Mahoni sudah cukup sukses menapak kariernya di Virginia sebagai arsitek. Sampai suatu hari ia mendapat telepon kalau ayahnya meninggal dan dia harus balik ke Jakarta. 

Mahoni pernah dekat dengan ayahnya dulu. Ia kerap kali menonton ayahnya bekerja sebagai tukang kayu, membangun sesuatu. Lalu orang tuanya bercerai. Mahoni tinggal bersama ibunya yang adalah seorang ratu drama, sementara ayahnya menikah lagi dan punya anak bernama Sigi.

Kini Mahoni terpaksa kembali ke Indonesia dan tinggal di rumah lamanya bersama Sigi, remaja ingusan yang belum bisa hidup sendiri. Tewasnya ayah dan ibu kandungnya membuat Sigi berkabung di dalam kamar terus-menerus. Sementara Mahoni... Ia berjuang dengan memori-memorinya di rumah itu, beradaptasi dengan kehidupan barunya dan melepaskan pekerjaannya di Virginia, berhadapan kembali dengan ibunya yang masih seperti anak kecil, dan bertemu kembali dengan Simon, pria yang dulu pernah berarti baginya.

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

All You Can Eat

Judul : All You Can Eat
Penulis : Christian Simamora
Tebal : 472 halaman
Penerbit : Gagasmedia

Sarah menemukan pacarnya berselingkuh. Saking kesalnya, dia sampai tidak bisa menulis naskah skenario. Tidak niat, idenya buntu. Kebetulan Anye, sahabatnya punya vila di Bali dan dia menyarankan agar Sarah berlibur di sana sekaligus melupakan pacarnya yang selingkuh itu.

Dan ternyata adik Anye, Jandro juga sedang menginap di sana. Yang jelas pertemuan mereka menyangkut seseorang yang sedang tidak memakai sehelai benang. Jandro lebih muda tujuh tahun dari Sarah dan Sarah tertarik secara fisik pada pria itu. 

Jandro pernah suka sama Sarah dulu di masa sekolah, masa-masa dia masih cupu dan geek. Dia pernah ditolak Sarah dulu. Tapi sekarang... dia tidak bisa membiarkan Sarah pergi lagi darinya.

Friday, 10 June 2016


Judul : Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles #2)
Penulis : Marissa Meyer
Tebal : 452 halaman
Penerbit : Square Fish

Halfway around the world, Scarlet Benoit's grandmother is missing. It turns out there are many things Scarlet doesn't know about her grandmother, or the grave danger she has lived in her whole life. When Scarlet encounters Wolf, a street fighter who may have information as to her grandmother's whereabouts, she is loath to trust this stranger, but is inexplicably drawn to him, and he to her. As Scarlet and Wolf unravel one mystery, they encounter another when they meet Cinder. Now, all of them must stay one step ahead of the vicious Lunar Queen Levana.

Tuesday, 7 June 2016


Judul : Outlander book 1 & 2 (Outlander #1)
Penulis : Diana Gabaldon
Tebal : 580 & 548 halaman
Penerbit : Gagasmedia

Claire Randall, seorang mantan perawat perang yang sedang menikmati bulan madu kedua sekembalinya dari bertugas. Saat berjalan melalui batu di salah satu lingkaran batu kuno, tanpa diduga dia justru ‘terlempar’ ke puluhan tahun lalu.

Perang klan sedang berkecamuk di Skotlandia. Claire Randall adalah Sassenach—seorang ‘outlander’.

Gairah dalam Dilema.
Claire tak hanya terlempar ke masa lalu, tetapi juga terperangkap dalam situasi yang tak dimengerti sama sekali olehnya. Kapan saja, di mana saja, perempuan bisa terperosok dalam bahaya—mengancam hidup dan juga hatinya. Terutama ancaman bernama James Fraser, sosok prajurit Skotlandia yang muda dan tampan. Perempuan Masa Depan yang terlempar ke masa lalu itu berjalan di persimpangan, antara keinginan bersetia dan keinginan mengikuti gairah.

Dan saat James berada di sekitarnya, dilema itu semakin menyiksanya...

Akhirnya saya baca juga buku fenomenal ini. Setelah tahun lalu TV series-nya keluar, saya memang sudah menargetkan untuk membacanya. Pokoknya aturannya kan baca dulu sebelum nonton. Tapi saya baru menemukan mood sekarang.

Claire Randall sedang menjalani bulan madu bersama suaminya, Paul di Skotlandia. Setelah enam tahun terpisah karena perang dan pekerjaaan masing-masing, mereka sekarang bisa bebas menikmati pernikahan dan kebahagiaan mereka.

Paul Randall adalah seorang sejarawan. Dia sedang menyelidiki asal-usul nenek moyangnya di Skolandia.  Penyelidikannya itu juga sempat membawa mereka ke sebuah lingkaran batu tempat "penyihir" melakukan ritual. Dan tanpa disangka, Claire terlempar ke masa lalu saat menyentuh salah satu batunya.

Claire tiba di masa Skotlandia sedang perang antarklan. Dia bertemu seseorang yang mirip Paul di dekat tempat ia mendarat, tapi saat ia meminta tolong, pria itu malah hampir memerkosanya. Untungnya ia diselamatkan oleh seorang anggota klan MacKenzie. Dalam kebingungan, Claire terpaksa mengikuti nasibnya. Ia merawat Jamie Fraser, salah satu anggota klan yang terluka dan bahkan akhirnya tinggal di kastil Skotlandia milik klan tersebut. Ia hanya berharap bisa kembali ke masanya. Tapi untuk sementara, ia menggunakan kemampuannya dalam ilmu perawat untuk menjadi penyembuh di kastil itu.

Namun identitasnya yang misterius sebagai orang Inggris sangat mencurigakan. Pada akhirnya ia terpaksa menikah dengan Jamie demi mendapatkan perlindungan klan. Tapi saat ia jatuh cinta pada pria itu, ia tidak yakin lagi kehidupan mana yang nyata baginya. Bagaimana mungkin ia tega kembali pada Paul saat Jamie menginginkan dirinya untuk tetap tinggal?

Wow. Novel yang sangat tebal dan... membosankan. Hahahaha.... Saya bukan penggemar cerita yang murni romance, saya lebih suka jika unsur sejarahnya yang ditonjolkan. Justru hal yang paling saya suka dari Outlander adalah settingnya. Saya bisa membayangkan pemandangan dan kemuraman zaman itu. Tapi hanya itu saja. Sisanya cuma seputar kisah romansa antara Claire dan Jamie. Romantis? Menurut saya sih biasa saja. Tapi saya harus akui Jamie itu lucu. Dia lebih muda 4 tahun dari Claire dan kepolosannya cukup adorable. Saya sangat bisa mengerti kenapa akhirnya Claire jatuh cinta pada Jamie. Jamie sangat tulus dan baik hati. Kalau bicara soal fiksi, saya suka cowok-cowok nakal yang penuh percaya diri. Tapi pada kenyataannya, akan lebih bahagia punya cowok yang mencintai dengan manis seperti Jamie. Eaaa... Orang praktis dan tanpa basa-basi seperti Claire bahkan tersentuh dengan kebaikan Jamie. 

Buku setebal ini cukup bikin saya tersiksa membacanya. Tidak ada adegan yang dramatis atau penting sih. Penjahatnya juga nggak jelas. Sampai akhir saya tidak mengerti kenapa Jonathan Randall (leluhur Paul) sangat terobsesi pada Jaime dan Claire. Seorang kaptain Kerajaan Inggris peduli pada Jaime? Memang apa bagusnya si Jaime? Kenapa si Randall sampai segitu sukanya menyiksa Jaime? Kasihan. Sumpah, si Diana Gabaldon lumayan kejam menggambarkan penyiksaan Jaime. Saya sampai bingung. Kok bisa si Jaime masih utuh jiwanya? 

Saya tidak suka ceritanya yang terlalu terfokus pada kedua tokoh utamanya. Segala hal terjadi karena mereka padahal mereka bukan siapa-siapa. Tapi saya suka setting dan sifat kedua karakter utamanya. 

Saatnya nonton filmnya :)