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 […]

2017 First Quarter Book Haul (Second Part)

  Asian Works Last year, I began exploring Asian literature more by delving into contemporary Asian works, mainly that of Japanese authors like Haruki Murakami, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Gail Tuskiyama. I’ve also read some of the older Japanese works by Lady Murasaki and Yasunari Kawabata. This year, I still intend to continue this trend and read […]

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 […]