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

It’s Raining Mens ni Bebang Siy

Kung ang It’s a Mens World ay pagtunghay sa kabataan ni Bebang Siy, ang It’s Raining Mens ay sulyap pa rin sa buhay ng may-akda nang siya’y maging isang dalagang-ina, sa pawarde-wardeng daang tinahak ng kanyang buhay pag-ibig, at ilang isyung kinaharap at patuloy na hinaharap bilang babae sa kasalukuyang lipunan. Tampok din sa aklat ang ilan sa kanyang mga katha gaya ng maiikling kwento, radio drama, at iba pa. Continue reading

It’s A Mens World by Bebang Siy

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

Filipiniana Book Finds

Sure thing, book finds for the second to the last week of October isn’t much, but wait until you’ve seen for about how much I got them!   October 23, 2012 — Cubao-Araneta Center Bones of Contention: The Bonifacio Lectures by Ambeth Ocampo – … Continue reading

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

Through Pages and Hearts She Lives (A Book Review of Anne Frank’s Diary of a Young Girl) “I feel the suffering of millions,” Anne Frank wrote in an entry on her diary dated July 15, 1944.  Unknown to its young … Continue reading