Filipino Books

[Blog Tour] KEEP THE FAITH by Ana Tejano: Author Interview + Giveaway!

Book Title: Keep the Faith Release Date: July 31, 2016 Author: Ana Tejano As a community development worker, Faith was quite familiar with heartbreak and recovery after all the time she spent on disaster relief missions. So when her five-year relationship ends right before she left for a mission trip to a typhoon-stricken town in Iloilo, she tries not to make a big deal out of it. How can she be broken up about a breakup when she’s with people who literally lost everything? But now that she’s back, all Faith wants is for her life to go back to normal and have people stop looking at her...
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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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WHEN COCOY BECAME KIKAY by C.P. Santi

Summary from Goodreads: Cocoy’s not-so-secret dream is to one day become a gun-toting, ass-kicking secret agent. But she has another dream—and this time, even her best friends don’t have a clue—she dreamsof someone. Problem is, she finds out that Jaime Arguelles—a.k.a. the guy she’d been secretly crushing on for years—likes girls who . . . well . . . like pink. To Cocoy’s logical mind, there’s only one solution: it’s time to go girly. After all, how hard can it be? With the help of her friends, Cocoy embarks on a pink-tinged journey that somehow turns her neat and orderly life upside d...
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THIS SIDE OF SUNNY by Agay Llanera

There's no denying the scorching heat and the early sunrise: it's summertime on my side of the world. This Side of Sunny is the latest novella from one of my favorite local authors, Agay Llanera, and this short but sweet read is perfect for the summer season. Here's a summary from Goodreads: Like her boyfriend back in the States, 18-year-old Mela Connor is spending Spring Break by the beach. But the difference is she's spending it on an exotic island in the Philippines, where she'll spend the next six days finding her estranged mother, of whom she has no memory. In the process, Mela meet...
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[Blog Tour] Don’t Forget The Parsley by Marie Claire Lim Moore: Review + Giveaway!

*** Don't Forget the Parsley ( a sequel to Don't Forget The Soap) by Marie Claire Lim Moore Launch: Feb 15, 2016 Genre: Non-fiction memoir Get the book: Amazon | Goodreads | Also available at Fully Booked SYNOPSIS: "Marie Claire Lim Moore builds on her first memoir, Don’t Forget the Soap, offering more entertaining stories about her family in this follow up. Like her first book, Don’t Forget the Parsley is a collection of anecdotes from different points in Claire’s life: stories from her second-generation immigrant childhood in Vancouver and New York City mix with recent expat experiences ...
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