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I think I got this book from some of the recommended new and critically acclaimed lists I get. I like children's and YA literature even after all these years. The cover art looked interesting so did the premise about the relationship between a fox and his boy owner. I am not sure if I was expecting too much from this novel, but it did not impress me as much as I wanted to. I have…

As I have taken on skincare more seriously as a hobby the last few months, I decided to read this book. I have always had an interest in skincare so wearing SPF, moisturizing, and keeping out of the sun have been habits I have employed since I was a teenager. As I am Asian, a lot of the little quirks and beauty care in East Asia does not surprise or shock me. What is nice…

This was my first book of 2017 and the first since I started my new job. I have been busy and tired with work and the holidays to read. I really missed it. This was a good book to go back to reading. It was short, easy to read, and relatively light for a memoirs. I have followed Ripert for a few years. I have seen him on Bourdain's shows and Ripert's own internet shows.…

Dark Shadows (02 10 2016) - I was feeling under the weather and nothing was on. I am over Depp and Burton films, but I do like Eva Green and Michelle Pfeiffer. It was an alright movie. Meh. Maleficient (02 10 2016) - Only watch 2/3 of this film. I like Angelina Jolie. The Vow (20 11 2016) - Romantic drama staring Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams. This was only interesting to me because I…