Nine Supernatural Stories edited by April Timbol Yap and Lara Saguisag

Nine Supernatural Stories — Book Cover

Breaking Supernatural ( A Book Review of Nine Supernatural Stories edited by April Timbol Yap and Lara Saguisag ) Pushing the cobwebs aside and giving an old-timer a modern spin, Nine Supernatural Stories, published by The University of the Philippines … Continue reading

Afraid: The Best of Philippine Ghost Stories edited by Danton Remoto

Afraid: The Best Philippine Ghost Stories — Book Cover

Ghost Stories Through the Night ( A Book Review of Afraid: The Best Philippine Ghost Stories edited by Danton Remoto ) It was on a dreary afternoon on All Soul’s Day, November 2, just as dusk approaches, when I decided to … Continue reading

The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

The Wizard of Oz — Book Cover

On the Yellow Brick Road Adventure is a Few Steps Away ( A Book Review of L. Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz ) Growing up, I was never the kind of kid who is fond of reading books. It was … Continue reading

It’s A Mens World by Bebang Siy

Its A Mens World — Book Cover

Mahapdi, Madugo, ngunit Masaya: Mga Alaala ng Kamusmusan ( Suring Aklat ng It’s A Mens World ni Bebang Siy ) Naranasan mo bang maglaro ng mataya-taya, patintero, langit at lupa, at Chinese garter sa kalsada? E, mangupit ng pera o … Continue reading

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Life of Pi — Book Cover

The Search for the Better Story ( A Book Review of Yann Martel’s Life of Pi ) Life of Pi is many things. It’s zoology… it’s spirituality… it’s an adventure… it’s a survival tale… and most importantly it’s about faith. Part … Continue reading

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

The Perks of Being a Wallflower — Book Cover

Even Wallflowers Bloom (A Book Review of Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower) Meet Charlie. Not in the slightest one of the popular students at school, even though his brother is the school’s star football player. In no … Continue reading