Three Blind Mice and Other Stories by Agatha Christie

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Three Blind Mice begins at the newly opened guest house of Molly and Giles Davis. As the lodgers arrive at Monkswell Manor, and the place cut off by a snow storm, a baffling murder takes place before long, where all the characters have a seeming motive to kill the “blind mice”. Continue reading

It’s Raining Mens ni Bebang Siy

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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

Finally, Nick and Bebang!

Last Week of November Book Finds

Today’s post on The Weekly Awesome Book Finds is way overdue since I had bought these books as November came to a close (which was a good two weeks ago). But me being me, missed blogging dates are never an … Continue reading

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

Komikon Loot and Another Round of Filipiniana Finds

Last Week of October, 2012

Like others I thought October will end in its silent way, slipping by without my notice; yet I was proved quite mistaken for certain events over the past weekend before the month concludes have once again surprised me for the … Continue reading

Tales of H. P. Lovecraft Selected and Edited by Joyce Carol Oates

Tales of H. P. Lovecraft — Book Cover

Weirder Than You Think (A Book Review of Tales of H. P. Lovecraft edited by Joyce Carol Oates) Without a doubt Howard Philips Lovecraft, or more commonly known as H. P. Lovecraft, is one of the greatest writers the turbulent … Continue reading

The Weird, Grotesque, and Gothic this August

H. P. Lovecraft - Author of the Month

It’s been months now since I last read a Horror book, but the “Voice,” my incorporeal guide and eternally influential Book-Muse, obnoxiously yanks my sleeves and lets me focus my gaze elsewhere — elsewhere meaning a fantasy book (it’s been … Continue reading

A Series of Fortuitous Events

IT by Stephen King

I’m always on the look out to do something new this year. Then sometime this week while browsing Facebook, I happen to stumble upon this request on my home page inviting me on to an event called Snape Day. Seeing … Continue reading

The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales by Edgar Allan Poe

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Inspired Madness (A Book Review of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher and other Tales) There’s no denying that much of modern horror fiction — as we know it anyway — grew out of the gloomy, … Continue reading

Night Shift by Stephen King

Night Shift — Book Cover

Short Tale Excursions to Horror and Dread (A Book Review of Stephen King’s Night Shift) The short story is a literary form I rarely read, appreciate and enjoy. A handful of writers, O. Henry, Ernest Hemingway and — in light … Continue reading