Read, Review and Win!
Good news! We have extended the deadline for the book review to 26th December 2014!
Perdana Leadership Foundation is having a book review contest, and we want you to be a part of it!
READ, REVIEW AND WIN!
Write a review of a book based on the list given. Then submit your review to our competition. All book reviews submitted will be considered for publications on our website.
Tips on writing book reviews for our contest.
Write a book review that inspires others to read it! Instead of a summary of the book, your review should provide compelling reasons for another person tp read the book.
Book review category
Category 1 : For age 13-17 years old. A book review of 200 words till 300 words
Category 2 : For age 18-30 years old. A book review of 350 words till 500 words
Be sure to include
- Title and author of the book
- Your name and contact info (Full name, Email Address, Phone Number and Address) *A valid email address is compulsory*
- Correct grammar, spelling and punctuation.
- The reviews you submit must be your own original work and must not be published anywhere else.
- There is no fee for entering the contest.
- All reviews entered in the contest may be published on our website.
- You MUST write a review based on the list given
- The last day to enter the contest is 26th December 2014. The winner will be announced on Perdana Leadership Foundation Facebook Page, through our website (www.perdana.org.my) and through email.
- Contestants needs to be a member of the Perdana Library which you can register either through walk in at the library or at our website.
- The format for the review must be in Microsoft Words.
Below are the details to the book titles, author and the book's call number.
Book List (English Titles)
1. Found in Malaysia by The Nut Graph
Call Number : 305.8 FOU
2. I, Too, Am, Malay by Zaid Ibrahim
Call Number : 305.89923 ZAI
3. The Assault on Reason by Albert Gore
Call Number : 973.931 GOR
4. Iron House by John Hart
5. Thinking Through Malaysia by Julian Hopkins and Julian Lee
6. When Daddy was a Little Boy by Alexander Raskin
891.744 RAS (PMR)
7. Soul of Malaya by Henri Fauconnier
843 FAU (TMM)
8. 101 Malaysian Anecdotes by Salmiah Alias
9. Blood’s a Rover by James Ellroy
10. The Red Coffin by Sam Eastland
11. Net Force : State of War by Tom Clancy
12. Map of the Invisible World : A Novel by Tash Aw
13. The Indian Clerk by David Leavitt
14. The Known World by Edward Jones
15. The Man from St Petersburg by Ken Follet
16. Power plays: win or lose - how history's great political leaders play the game by Dick Morris
17. The Prophet Muhammad : His Life And Eternal Message by Golam W. Choudhury
297.63 CHO (PJS)
18. The Voice Of Hope : Aung San Suu Kyi by Conversations With Alan Clements
19. Journey to Space by Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor
20. The New Rulers of the World by John Pilger
21. Abiding Times by Tunku Zain Al-‘Abidin Muhriz
Book List (Bahasa Malaysia)
1. 50 personaliti terbilang Malaysia by Jeniri Amir
2. Kenali Tokoh Berjasa by Talib Samat
3. 100 Wira Negara by Abd Aziz Rahman
959.500922 AAR (TMM)
4. Ibu Melayu mengelilingi dunia : dari rumah ke London by Aishah Ghani
923.2595 AIS (TMM)
5. Menggapai Bintang by Sheikh Mustapha Shukor Al-Masrie
6. Kenali Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra al-Haj: menjulang kemerdekaan, mencipta keamanan by Maruwiah Ahmat
7. Kenali Tun Hussein Onn : Mengukuh perpaduan, Melestari keamanan by Maruwiah Ahmat
8. Kenali Tun Abdul Razak Hussein : Memangkin pemodenan, Mengukuh pendidikan by Maruwiah Ahmat
9. Dr. Mahathir Mohamad : Perdana Menteri kita : era permodenan & globalisasi by S. Hashim Ahmad
923.259 SHA (TMMR)
10. Kenali Tun Abdullah Hj. Ahmad Badawi : mencetus Islam Hadhari, memperkasa modal insan by Maruwiah Ahmat
11. Kenali Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad : menjana wawasan, memacu kemajuan by Maruwiah Ahmat
12. Kenali Dato' Seri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak : menjunjung harapan, mengalas wawasan by Maruwiah Ahmat
13. The great leaders : kisah Khulafaur Rasyidin by Ath-Thatthawi, Ahmad Abdul 'Aal
14. Dr. Mahathir: Pemikirannya melangkaui segala-gala by Abdul Halim Taib
15. Dalam ribuan mimpi gelisah: Memoir Said Zahari by Said Zahari
16.Tun Dr. Ismail: Kejora Timur yang mengerdip by Thajunnisa Mohamed Ibrahim
17. Melayu 5 dekad by Abdul Mua’ti @Zamri Ahmad
18. Biografi Dato’ Seri Amar Di Raja Tan Sri Haji Wan Mokhtar bin Ahmad: Sekali angin menderu by Sharif Putera
19. Sejarah Kg. Bahru: disini awal bermula by Dato’ Dr. Sulaiman Mohamed, LokmanHj. Mohd. Zen
20. Dari hati yang ikhlas by Zaid Ibrahim
21. Hari itu sudah berlalu by Zainuddin Maidin
22. Dua wajah: tahanan tanpa bicara by S. Husin Ali
23.Kita dalam pandangan masyarakat by Bung Hatta