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

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

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

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

Because of Dust (A Book Review of Karen Hesse’s Out of the Dust) Since reading John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath, I’ve often wondered how life could’ve been to the Oklahoman farmers and families who opted not to leave their land. … Continue reading

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

Defying the Odds (A Book Review of Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings)  The first volume in a five part nonfiction autobiography series, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings chronicles Maya Angelou’s coming-of-age in the segregated … Continue reading

Looking for Alaska by John Green

  Grand Possibilities: Things we Seek, Sometimes Lose and Always Gain (A Book Review of John Green’s Looking for Alaska) In Looking for Alaska, John Green explores the themes of friendship, suffering, loss, grief and coping. The novel follows a … Continue reading

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Reading a Celebrated Classic (A Book Review of Haper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird) July 11 marked the 50th anniversary of the publication of To Kill a Mockingbird, a Pulitzer Prize winning novel, and arguably one of the most influential … Continue reading