The month of fasting, or Ramadan, begins on 13 April this year for our Muslim friends. It’s a significant religious observance in Islamic tradition, so we’ve picked some relevant titles to help you understand its meaning. Here’s your reading summary for this week:
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Fithri recommends these books for every Singaporean – Using international best-sellers or Goodreads to find our next read means that we tend to overlook the literary gems in our own backyard. That’s why in todays edition of our Literary journal, Fithri shifts our attention back to the local scene and highlights some of her favourite books to come out of Singapore in recent years! From Fiction to non-fiction and even poetry, you just might find something that will pique your interest in our latest article. Visit our website to read the full article!
Haris reviews The House In The Cerulean Sea – In this week’s book review, ReadNUS Publicity Assistant Director, Haris, tells all about the things he loves and doesn’t love about ‘The House in the Cerulean Sea’ by T.J Klune. He writes: “The book certainly offers some unique contributions within the fantasy and young adult genres, and it is backed by a robust plot with thought-provoking themes and lovable characters. Yet, I cannot help but feel that the style of writing is slightly overpowering, making this read a bit of a miss.” Head over to our website for his full review.