Si Janus Sílang at ang Tiyanak ng Tábon ni Edgar Calabia Samar

Janus Silang - book cover

Pinatutunayan lang ng akdang ito ang mayamang tradisyon ng ating panitikan; na maaari itong gamitin para sa mga makabagong kuwentong naangkop sa ating modernong panahon at bigyan ito ng makabagong panlasa, ilahad ito sa nakakapukaw, naiibang paraan, na tiyak na kagigiliwan ng mga mambabasa. Continue reading

Firestarter by Stephen King

Firestarter, Book Cover

Charlie McGee’s story is never about destruction and, though she had lost people who were most dear to her, it is neither about tragedy nor defeat. Firestarter is about hope and defiance seen in Charlie, in the survivor and heroine in her against severe injustice and degenerate actions by a nation to its citizen. Continue reading

Utos ng Hari at iba Pang Kuwento ni Jun Cruz Reyes

Utos ng Hari — Feature

Sa Utos ng Hari at Iba Pang Kuwento, ang kauna-unahang nalathala niyang aklat tampok ang mga maikling kuwento na nanalo sa patimpalak ng Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature, makikita ang pag-usbong ng kanyang panulat; ang mapaglaro, eksperimental niya istruktura’t naratibo; at kung papaano niya inilarawan, binigyang buhay at itinaguyod ang kalagayan ng pangkaraniwang tao kasama ng lipunang iniinugan nito. 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

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

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Millennium Sleuths (A Book Review of Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) To call Stieg Larsson’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo an explosive read is an understatement in my case as I finished the book amid the noise of … Continue reading

The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis

The Silver Chair — Book Cover

Over and Under Narnia (A Book Review of C. S. Lewis’s The Silver Chair) The Silver Chair by C. S. Lewis is considered the penultimate book in The Chronicles of Narnia, and I have no contention why readers said that … Continue reading

The Horse and his Boy by C. S. Lewis

The Horse and his Boy — Book Cover

Flight to the Free Land of Narnia (A Book Review of C. S. Lewis’s The Horse and his Boy) What makes C. S. Lewis’s The Horse and his Boy special among the books in The Chronicles of Narnia is it’s … Continue reading

Prince Caspian by C. S. Lewis

Prince Caspian — book cover

Journey Back to Narnia (A Book Review of C. S. Lewis’s Prince Caspian) The holidays are now over for the Pevensie siblings; a year has passed since their magnificent adventure in the magical land of Narnia. On the train station … Continue reading