Every Sunday, we share the books that found their way to us through sinister, fairly-healthy, oft-suspicious-but-generally-welcomed means.
This week, I am excited to share to fellow book-lovers that there is an upcoming book sale here in Singapore. You know where to find me during these dates.
Picturebook Finds related to Grey and Golden, Young and Fleeting Reading Theme
We have just recently launched our reading theme. And so I scoured our library shelves to find books that would be in keeping with our Grey and Golden reading theme.
Grandfather’s Wrinkles by Kathryn England and illustrated by Richard McFarland.
Free To A Good Home by Colin Thompson, The Big Little Book of Happy Sadness by Colin Thompson.
Gifts of the Heart and The Blessing Cup by Patricia Polacco.
Fiona’s Lace and Bun Bun Button by Patricia Polacco.
Valentine and Birthday Book Loot
My husband got me these gorgeous babies for Valentine’s Day: Hansel & Gretel by Neil Gaiman and Lorenzo Mattotti, The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Chris Riddell.
And my birthday loot? Here is Part One. 🙂 Many thanks to my greatest enabler of all times, dear husband and daughter.
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie and Art by Ellen Forney (National Book Award Winner), No Matter the Wreckage: Poems by Sarah Kay.
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances by Neil Gaiman.
The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro, City of Saints and Madmen by Jeff Vandermeer.
The Insufferable Gaucho by Roberto Bolaño.
The Dream Hunters by Neil Gaiman.
Poetry is Alive in Singapore
I learned about Edwin Thumboo during the Singapore Writer’s Festival 2013 and was in awe of him. It’s about time I get to know more of his poems.