The Goodbye Girl by Noringai

Noringai’s third book depicts different stories how girls got disregarded, taken for granted, hurt, frustrated, turn nasty, vengeful, and eventually hopeful all in the name of love. If in her first and second book Noringai displays her humorous and lively viewpoint in matters of the heart, The Goodbye Girl is a bit different: it is more serious, emotional, deeper in exploring the varied pains that loving someone brings about. Continue reading

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Para sa Hopeless Romantic ni Marcelo Santos III

Para sa Hopeless Romantic

Ang kuwento ng Para sa Hopeless Romantic ay tungkol sa mga karakter patungo sa kanilang journey to forever. Kinatatampukan ito ng limang tao na pilit na lumalaban sa masalimuot na mundo ng pag-ibig: sina Maria, Ryan, Becca, Nikko, at Faye. Kahit man nasaktan sa kani-kanilang landas upang makamit ang ultimate goal na magmahal at mahalin in return, pilit pa rin sila sa pakikipaglaban upang magwagi sa huli sa larangan ng giyera ng mga puso. Continue reading

The Bubble Bible by Bitoy

The Bubble Bible is nothing short of brilliant as the comedic wit of Michael V. reaches creative expression in book form. Consider this Bitoy’s “best hits collection” as it gathers some of the remarkable characters that the Funny Man has created and portrayed in the hit comedy show, Bubble Gang. Continue reading

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

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 Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

The Strain That Started It All (A Book Review of Michael Crichton’s The Andromeda Strain) Where others credit classic writers like Jules Verne and H. G. Wells, I forever owe my first real taste of science fiction to Michael Crichton … Continue reading

The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pène du Bois

Flight of Fancy (A Book Review of William Pène du Bois’s The Twenty-One Balloons) After busting a literary heavy I noticed that from time to time there’s this feeling, an emerging need to clear the palate, to freshen up and … Continue reading