My Thoughts About Detective Boys of Masangkay: Ang Mangkukulam by Bernalyn Hapin Sastrillo (Book Review #125)

Nostalgic. That for me is the best description that best suits this Filipino book that I picked up during this year’s Manila International Book Fair. Detective Boys of Masangkay is one of the new books published by Adarna Publishing House this year and it created quite a buzz in the reading community and so when… Read More My Thoughts About Detective Boys of Masangkay: Ang Mangkukulam by Bernalyn Hapin Sastrillo (Book Review #125)

My Thoughts About The Loved Ones by Sonya Chung (Book Review #123)

How far will you go for your loved ones? How far will you go to protect them, to show that you care for them and to save them? These questions became the focal points of Sonya Chung’s The Loved Ones. The Loved Ones is a multi-generational saga that follows the story of two families. There’s… Read More My Thoughts About The Loved Ones by Sonya Chung (Book Review #123)

Exploring Philippine Graphic Novels: My Thoughts About Sixty Six by Russel Molina (Book Review #122)

What would you do when wake up one morning and you found out that you suddenly possessed superhuman strength? Here’s the catch, You’re already sixty six years old. Its been a while since I last read a Filipino graphic novel. Well, let me rephrase that, its been a while since I last read the Trese… Read More Exploring Philippine Graphic Novels: My Thoughts About Sixty Six by Russel Molina (Book Review #122)

My Thoughts About Absolutely on Music by Haruki Murakami and Seiji Ozawa (Book Review #120)

“Haruki Murakami….doesn’t just love music, he knows it.” – Seiji Ozawa, Absolutely on Music To be honest, the primary reason why I wanted to read to this book is because it’s co-written by Murakami. I am a fan of anything Murakami so after knowing that he has a new book coming out, I took the… Read More My Thoughts About Absolutely on Music by Haruki Murakami and Seiji Ozawa (Book Review #120)

Book Blog Feature #12: Book Quotes from The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

So here’s another another blog feature for you guys. To those who are new here in my blog, this “book quotes feature” features the lines and quotes that I enjoy from a book that I just read. If you’ve already read my review of The Sun is Also a Star you’ve probably already know that… Read More Book Blog Feature #12: Book Quotes from The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

My Anvil Publishing Grand Christmas Sale 2016 Experience + Book Haul

Hey fellow Filipino bookworms! Here’s the book sale that everyone’s talking about since it started, it’s the Anvil Publishing Grand Christmas Sale! I just went there for the second time and I thought I can share here with you my experience (+ tips and directions) to help those who are planning to have a visit.… Read More My Anvil Publishing Grand Christmas Sale 2016 Experience + Book Haul

My Thoughts About The Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang (Book Review #118)

What defines a family? Is the definition of family constant? Or does it change as time passes? Honest. Heartbreaking. Hilarious. Hopeful. Those are the words that, for me, best describe The Wangs vs. The World, the debut novel of journalist Jade Chang. I have high hopes going into this book. This book is in almost all… Read More My Thoughts About The Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang (Book Review #118)

My Thoughts About Wounded Little Gods by Eliza Victoria (Book Review #117)

Eliza Victoria is really taking the theme of Philippine folklore and Philippine urban fantasy to a whole new level! I really did not imagine that there will come a time that I will fully believe that local gods and deities worshiped by our ancestors do really exist and they live and walk with us without us noticing.… Read More My Thoughts About Wounded Little Gods by Eliza Victoria (Book Review #117)

Book Blog Feature #11: Book Quotes from Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

We all know now the drill. 🙂 A good book deserves a book blog feature. Here are the lines and quotes that I enjoyed from Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven. Enjoy! 🙂 “It’s my experience that the people who are most afraid are the ones who hide behind mean and threatening words.” ―… Read More Book Blog Feature #11: Book Quotes from Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven

My Thoughts About Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven (Book Review #116)

You are wanted. You are needed. You are loved. Jennifer Niven is really good with playing with the feelings and emotions of her readers. If Violet & Finch’s story in All The Bright Places took you on a roller coaster ride of emotions, in Holding Up the Universe, be prepared for another ride. Niven yet… Read More My Thoughts About Holding Up the Universe by Jennifer Niven (Book Review #116)