Book Review: Sad Girls

Author: Lang Leav Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing Publishing Date: 2017 Number of Pages: 362 pages Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Romance Lang Leav is a renowned poet who has a prominent presence in the social media. She is quite popular among the social media savvy Filipino readers. They are among her most devout followers. She rose to prominence with her poetical […]

Book Review: Stones from the River

Author: Ursula Hegi Publisher: Scribner Paperback Fiction Publishing Date: 1994 Number of Pages: 525 pages Genre: Historical Fiction So to begin with, I purchased this book in a used bookstore, without any inkling of what it is about. It is one of those impulse purchases that seem to overcome me whenever I pass by a bookstore. Upon reading the […]

Book Review: The Secret History

Author: Donna Tartt Publisher: Vintage Contemporaries Publishing Date: April 2004 Number of Pages: 559 pages Genre: Mystery, Inverted Detective Story, Literary Fiction Synopsis: Under the influence of their charismatic classics professor, a group of clever, eccentric misfits at an elite New England college discover a way of thinking and living that is a world away from the humdrum […]

Book Review: The Sun is Also a Star

Author: Nicola Yoon Publisher: Delacorte Press Publishing Date: 2016 Number of Pages: 344 pages Genre: Young Adult, Romance, Contemporary Fiction Synopsis: Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New […]