Book Buys

MAYBE THIS TIME: STORIES OF LOVE AND SECOND CHANCES by Caryn P. Santi

Title: Maybe This Time: Stories of Love and Second Chances Author: C. P. Santi Genre: Contemporary romance / Short stories Length: 16,000 words (3 stories of approximately 5k+ words each) BLURB: An accidental reunion . . . a sneaky plot . . . things finally falling into place. Maybe This Time contains three heart-warming stories of love and second chances. Because when fate gives you a break, you grab the chance to finally make things right. In Sweeter by the Second, when paintings conservator Rina David arrives for the Arts Festival in the heritage town of Jimenez, she’s reunited wit...
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Wednesday Diaries: Harry Potter, old books & new, and a wishlist

Hohoho! Because we, Filipinos, are more excited about Christmas than the rest of the world (we start celebrating in September, haha) ~ MERRY CHRISTMAS! :) I've recently finished rereading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone(the book club will be having a Harry Potter Christmas) and I enjoyed it, although I was not as impressed as I had been the first time I read it which was like, five years ago.  Still, the spells are a delight to read (I am tempted to use the limb-lock spell for the stray cat who kept trying to get inside the house) and I was always fascinated by Quidditch. It was a fun r...
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Wednesday Diaries and a book buy

Hi friends! I was planning on skipping this week's notes/diaries (because I don't want to post the same feature as last week) but I have a little time to kill, and I feel talkative at this hour of the night, so please bear with me. (Didn't I say that this feature is actually just an excuse for me keep on talking? :P) Between last Wednesday and today, I made some progress on A Bottle of Storm Clouds, where I have just finished The Just World of Helena Jimenez. This one's my most favorite as of now (I still have 3 more stories to go) because it talks about justice and law and punishment, and we...
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my Christmas bookish loot!

This post is actually a combination of Books In The Mail and Book Buys posts which I regularly feature in this blog, but since this is Christmas season, I decided to make a special post for the bookish loot I acquired these past few days. Let me start with my book buys. Actually, it is only a book buy because it's only one book but still I consider it one great find from a sale bin: A Visit From The Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan for only P25.00! I don't usually buy print copies of books which I have ebook copies already, but I made an exception for this one for two reasons: it's a Pulitzer winn...
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BOOK BUYS (and a book gift!)

***** Here's my latest bookish loot: The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers is a modern classic story and I have been seeing raving reviews on this book. Bought at Booksale for P5.00! Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson. Ticked off one book from my wishlist tonight. And I am just so delighted to have found this beautiful copy for only P20.00! A total amount of P25.00 for my book purchases for the past two months! Isn't that just the greatest? :) P.S. I  also got this book from Ms. Ronnie when I visited Manila and met up with the book club last October: [caption id="attachme...
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