Book Review: Everything I Never Told You – Celeste Ng

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“You don’t feel like smiling? Then what? Force yourself to smile. Act as if you were already happy, and that will tend to make you happy.”

This debut novel by Celeste Ng tells the story of an Asian-American parents; Marilyn and James Lee, and their three teenage children. There’s Nath, the oldest son who is undeniably talented, and Hannah, the youngest daughter of the family. But whatever they’re doing, it’s often put aside by their parents because of Lydia, the middle child. Though she never asked for it, Lydia’s described as the golden child of the family who’s holding up all of the expectations from her parents. From the expectation to be a successful doctor in the future, expectation to have a good social skill, up to the hinted expectation for her to always follow what Marilyn and James say. Without realizing how Lydia is mentally and emotionally exhausted because of it.

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Big Bad Wolf Book Sale 2018

Yesterday, I went to Big Bad Wolf Book Sale with mamski in JX International Surabaya. This is the fourth time Big Bad Wolf held in this city, from September 27th until October 8th. So I was kind of excited to see if there’s any changes between this year and the previous events.

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Weekly Reflection of Year 7 Learning #3

It’s a week left before Indonesia Independence Day! Because of that, in this post I will focus on telling you what my school prepared for the Independence Day and also one more interesting activity.

This week, the teachers informed that Year 6 and Year 7 students were chosen to be the flag ceremony officer, so everyone in that years will be involved no matter what. 

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