Magical Review: Vassa in the Night by Sarah Porter

Vassa in the Night is an enchanting, modern retelling of the Russian folktale “Vassilissa the Beautiful” for young adults by the critically-acclaimed author, Sarah Porter. Leigh Bardugo, New York Times bestselling author of the Grisha Trilogy, calls it, "A dark, thoroughly modern fairy tale crackling with wit and magical mayhem."

Lauren Kate’s book signing event & Fallen movie promotion

Last November 6, 2016 (Sunday), I went to Lauren Kate's book signing event, and at the same time, it's the promotion of the movie adaption of her Fallen book. I'm so excited that I would meet them! For Lauren Kate's book signing, it's her third time to visit the Philippines. And I always missed that … Continue reading Lauren Kate’s book signing event & Fallen movie promotion

Book review: The Yellow Wallpaper (The importance of women in this new generation)

First published in 1892, "The Yellow Wallpaper" is written as the secret journal of a woman who, failing to relish the joys of marriage and motherhood, is sentenced to a country rest cure.

Book review: And The Trees Crept In

When Silla and her little sister, Nori, escape London and their abusive father, Aunt Cath's country house feels like a safe haven. Leaving the smog and fear behind, the girls have the love and freedom they never had in their violent home. But slowly, ever so slowly, things begin to unravel.

Let’s explore: Silver spoon cafe

I’ve been a fan of coffees, dark, brewed including the 3-in-1 brands that luring around stores. That’s why I’ve been searching great cafeterias wherever I will be. The great thing is when we dropped by to Urdaneta, Pangasinan because of work, we saw this café after we went CB Mall. We’ve been at Pangasinan for … Continue reading Let’s explore: Silver spoon cafe

Book review: Collared by Nicole Williams

When a seventeen-year-old girl vanishes, A community is shaken. Parents turn desperate. Friends hold vigils. And the boy who loves her searches. When a year goes by, The community is recovering. Parents feel hopeless. Friends feel helpless. And the boy who loves her continues his search. When ten years go by, The community has forgotten. Parents cling to the past. Friends move toward the future. And the boy who loves her . . . Brings her home.