When a Snail Loves by Ding Mo: Part 47

Because JI Bai was so tired, he fell asleep and had a dream.

In the dream, the sun was dazzling, he was lazily sitting under the shade of a  willow tree drooping by a pond, and beside his feet was a fishing rod. A slim girl was squatting on the ground with her back to him. She had her head bent down low, he had no idea what she was doing, just a noisy banging sound could be heard.

After a while, the girl suddenly turned around and threw a big fish with glittering silver scales towards him: “Master, the investigation has been hard on you, eat the fish to nourish yourself.”

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When a Snail Loves by Ding Mo: Part 46

Dusk was falling slowly; the streetlights illuminated one by one.

The town residents liked to take a walk after dinner, waves of people walked back and forth the hotel entrance. The hotel owner moved a chair to sit by the door and ate red pumpkin seeds while happily chatting with people. Everything looked calm and relaxed.

Ji Bai, Su Mu, and Yao Meng were sitting in the car, staring at the road ahead. At the newspaper kiosks and bustling supermarket door not far from there, several police officer dressed in casual clothing were quietly waiting.

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When He Comes, Close Your Eyes by Ding Mo (Review)

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Love me if you dare.

Contains SPOILERS

This is actually the novel that I read before When a Snail loves by Ding Mo. The reason why I picked When a Snail Loves instead of When He comes, Close Your Eyes is because I like the female lead in WASL a tad better. I’m not saying Yao Yao in WHCCYE is not a great but I guess Xu Xu is just more of my preference.

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When a Snail Loves by Ding Mo: Part 45

The police vehicle was speeding on the highway; JI Bai leaned back on the seat with his eyes closed. The sound of the engine and of the wind became fuzzy …

Suddenly, he felt a little heavier, he opened his eyes to see Yao Meng beside him had lowered down to put a red shawl over his chest.

Ji Bai sat up straight.

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When a Snail Loves by Ding Mo: Part 44

Xu Xu raised her eyes to look at her brother.

There weren’t any recent NBA matches so many of the biggest stars had come to China, Xu Xu also heard that basketball superstar named James was coming to Lin city. Her brother obviously knew that she wasn’t interested in this sport, but today he wanted to give her tickets, so it was apparent that he was trying to get her to let Ji Bai make an appearance.

That was really childish.

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When a Snail Loves by Ding Mo: Part 43

Lights in the city were turned on.

Xu Jun was sitting in the quiet restaurant that was lit up by the soft light. Then he saw Xu Xu carrying a shoebox with white earbuds in her ears, walking in relaxingly.  

It seemed that this little girl was in a good mood today.

After eating for a while, Xu Jun asked: “What kind of person are you after?”  Xu Xu only said a little and kept silent about it.

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When a Snail Loves by Ding Mo: Part 42

The first day of vacation.

Under the fresh night and soft starlight, Ji Bai was relaxingly sitting on his balcony in his house and sipped the fragrant tea then took out his cell phone to call Zhao Han.

“Boss, what’s wrong?” Zhao received his call, ready for combat by habit.

Ji Bai: “Nothing, just wanted to find time to eat with you within these two days.”

“Well..” Zhao Han relaxed his tone: “How about tomorrow?”

Ji Bai: “What about the day after tomorrow?”

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Ballad of the Desert by Tong Hua (Review)

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This is probably the first Chinese novel that I read and one of my favorite. It stumbled upon by chance while looking at Kdrama caps on koala playground. So I’m not good at doing reviews but I like to share my thoughts on my favorite novels. (kaka) I really recommend you read this if you haven’t yet.

P.S: I just love Lu Shi Shi

WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILER

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When a Snail Loves by Ding Mo: Part 41

Early in the morning, with a gloomy sky and chilly air, Xu Xu was driving on the empty road.

Yesterday Ji Bai said the morning exercise would resume a few days later. She thought that she would be able to rest comfortably. Surprisingly, after the case ended, the biological clock on routine, once again, she automatically opened her eyes at five this morning, wide awake.

Just go with the flow.

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When a Snail Loves by Ding Mo: Part 40

Like other prestigious families, among the family members, there was a balance of power, emotions, and interests. This balance wasn’t apparent, but from year to year, everyone had their own roles.

Ye Lan was the one who set the rules.

Ye Qiang had always wanted to become the person to maintain the balance, but he was powerless.

Ye Xiao, outwardly arrogant, but in fact, faithfully obeyed.

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