I’m Still Alive But I Am Barely Breathing – My First Year In Law School Experience: A Life Update

Yes, that line from the song Breakeven of The Script perfectly summarizes my status now after my first year in law school. But before going any further let me just say that it feels so good to be back into blogging again! It’s been almost 8 months since my last post and I feel so… Read More I’m Still Alive But I Am Barely Breathing – My First Year In Law School Experience: A Life Update

My Manila International Book Fair (MIBF 2016) Experience and Book Haul

So the Manila International Book Fair 2016 happened! My apologies for this very late recap. 🙂 The Manila International Book Fair is an annual book fair in the Philippines that gathers local and international publishers in one venue to satisfy the literary cravings of its attendees. It’s a five day event filled with book signings… Read More My Manila International Book Fair (MIBF 2016) Experience and Book Haul

My Thoughts About The Fifth Mountain by Paulo Coelho (Book Review #86)

Inspired by the story from the bible, the book follows the story of Elijah, a prophet who fled after deflecting orders from his hometown, Israel. Princess Jezebel, who just married King Ahab of Israel, ordered the death of all the prophets refusing to worship the pagan God Baal. “There are moments when troubles enter our… Read More My Thoughts About The Fifth Mountain by Paulo Coelho (Book Review #86)

My Thoughts About The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (Book Review #83)

Originally written as a short radio play, this debut novel was long-listed for the 2012 Man Booker Prize. Meet Harold Fry, a 65-year retired sales agent from a local brewery with a troubled past and a far from perfect present. One normal spring day he received an unexpected letter from a former colleague, Queenie Hennessy,… Read More My Thoughts About The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (Book Review #83)

My Thoughts About Lumayo Ka Nga Sa Akin by Bob Ong (Book Review #82)

Despite writing in a pseudonym and his identity is yet to be revealed, Bob Ong is one of the most influential authors in the Philippines today. I consider him as one of the agents of change. His works are always an eye-opener to the situation of the Philippines and the flaws in our system. His… Read More My Thoughts About Lumayo Ka Nga Sa Akin by Bob Ong (Book Review #82)

My Thoughts About The Grownup by Gillian Flynn (Book Review #81)

“I didn’t stop giving hand jobs because I wasn’t good at it. I stopped giving hand jobs because I was the best at it.” That first two opening lines immediately got me very intrigued with this book. I mean, Who would not? It’s a curiosity-raising and attention-grabbing start that really got me hooked until the… Read More My Thoughts About The Grownup by Gillian Flynn (Book Review #81)

My Thoughts About Hollow City (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children #2) by Ransom Riggs (Book Review #79)

“Strange, I thought, how you can be living your dreams and your nightmares at the very same time.” ― Ransom Riggs, Hollow City Explosive. Totally explosive. Mind-blowing. Totally mind-blowing. Unnerving. Totally unnerving. When you thought the book couldn’t get any better. But yes, it did. 🙂 Don’t worry, this is a spoiler free review. 😉… Read More My Thoughts About Hollow City (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children #2) by Ransom Riggs (Book Review #79)

My Thoughts About Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel (Book Review #71)

I just reviewed Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children last time but I found myself a copy of the book’s graphic novel adaptation the same week at a used bookstore and so I decided to read it and put my thoughts about it. Just a brief summary of what the book is, it follows 16-year… Read More My Thoughts About Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel (Book Review #71)