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Category Archive: Book Recommendations

Famous Dragons in Literature

The favourite creature of the fantasy genre is, of course, the ferocious dragon. From the most evil to the most loyal, here are some famous dragons and the books they are from! Smaug from The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien Source: Smaug is one of the most notorious and ferocious dragons in literature. Drawn to […]

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Neil Gaiman Books That Will Make You Love Him

With numerous fantasy book awards, Neil Gaiman is a must-know for all things fantastical. Here’s an introduction to some spellbinding books that we’re sure will make him one of your favourite authors. Source:   Neverwhere You may think twice about helping others after this story. Source: Richard Mayhew is an average man, but […]

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Current Malay Titles You Should Read

Do you enjoy reading books in your mother tongue? Today, we’ll introduce three contemporary Malay titles recommended by our very own librarians!   Surat yang Tercecer dalam Teksi (Letters Left in a Taxi) by Rohani Din Source: Here’s a title we highly recommend by award winning local author and poet, Rohani Din. It is […]

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Singlit Saturdays: Short Stories to Binge

Singaporeans are a busy bunch, and we don’t always have the time to get through thick novels. Here are some great short stories by local authors that you can binge quickly. Source: These Foolish Things by Yeo Wei Wei Source: In the collection’s titular story, a woman returns home from Phuket to find that […]

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10 Best Book Covers of 2018

Book covers are incredibly important. They’re the first things you see before picking it out from the shelves. Today, we’ve picked ten of our favourite book covers of 2018. Did your favourites make the list? 1. The Afterlives by Thomas Pierce Source: Here’s a clever design that makes sense and doesn’t at the same […]

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