underlined: hunger


I’m a huge fan of Roxanne Gay. She’s up there with Zadie Smith.

Her sentences flow flawlessly but has enough weight to ground it to fit her overarching narrative about her struggles with weight. I’ve enjoyed reading Hunger so much that I savored it, reading slowly, hesitant to finish, until I realized that I still have Bad Feminist: Essays to read.

Below are my underlines of the book. Read More »

sharing is caring: #39


Weekdays were a blur with lot of events on weekends due to lots of November birthday friends, including myself. Coincidentally, I also found out that most of my closest coworkers are also November babies, a pattern that I’ve noticed mostly throughout my career.

While I don’t live my life according to horoscopes and/or Chinese zodiac, there is something about November birthdays and the year of my birth that tends to be a reoccurring theme in my life.

Before I go down a rabbit-hole theorizing how this could’ve happened, here are my interesting reads!

1. If I were a foodie, I would check out all the pizza places in this list.

2. Excited about dwarsliggers, or tiny books that read horizontally, infusing innovation within the publishing industry. Hope that they expand titles of tiny books.Read More »

book shopping list: october, 2018


I love celebrating Fridays and first day of every month. Friday celebration is just my way of rewarding myself for a hard week. The first day of every month was a new celebration that rubbed off from my then co-worker, now friend, used to celebrate it religiously.

To celebrate October, here is another list of books that are on my mind.

The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google
David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview Expanded with New Introduction: and Other Conversations
Hit Makers: How to Succeed in an Age of Distraction
The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness
Leading Gracefully: A Woman’s Guide to Confident, Authentic & Effective Leadership
Brief Answers to the Big Questions by Steve Hawking
Sharp: The Women Who Made Art by Having an Opinion
21 Lessons for the 21st CenturyRead More »