2017 books

SUMMER CRUSH by Jay E. Tria, Tara Frejas, and Six de los Reyes

* Amazon Paperback (via Tara Frejas) Paperback (via Jay E. Tria) Goodreads Book Synopsis: When life, love, and rock and roll come together on the sandy beaches of La Union for music festival Summer Crush, expect nothing less than the crashing of lips, bodies, and waves against the shore, against each other, and against your soul. Allow these three tales of love to take you away for an unforgettable weekend. Ana’s life as a corporate warrior, graduate student, and girlfriend to indie rock band boy Miki starts to spin out of control, and she wonders if it is love that has to give....
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BETTER AT WEDDINGS THAN YOU by Mina V. Esguerra

Book Links: Amazon  |  Goodreads Book Description: Daphne Cardenas is the best wedding planner around, and everyone knows it. That's why her friend Greg hired her as an emergency replacement one month before his wedding—because he fears his fiancée Helen is falling for the guy they first hired for the job. Aaron Trinidad is new to the wedding industry but years of conference planning and loads of charm make him good at it. Really good at it. Planning the wedding of his friend Helen should be easy, and it is. To be unceremoniously fired isn't good for his new career, but the c...
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[Blog Tour] PROMDI HEART: HOMETOWN LOVE STORIES

PROMDI HEART: HOMETOWN STORIES by Georgette S. Gonzales, Agay Llanera, Chris Mariano,   C.P. Santi, Jay E. Tria, and Ines Bautista-Yao Published: March 29, 2017 About the book: Take a quick tour of the Philippines with six hometown love stories. Visit Jimenez, Misamis Occidental where a priest might just set you up with a man whose dimples are to die for. Visit Silay, Negros Occidental and get on a horse alongside hunky, hazel-eyed Negrense royalty. Visit Kalibo, Aklan and find yourself in the arms of a cute drummer boy who just happens to be your kuya's BFF. Visit Hagonoy, ...
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MISFORTUNES OF T-FUNK by Barnaby Hazen

*** RELEASE DATE: April 1, 2017 SevenElevenStories.com ABOUT THE BOOK: An ensemble sets off on a dark comedy of errors and uncertain conclusions, featuring original music throughout the story. Theo and Judah, two childhood friends, are trying desperately to find an audience for their hard-edged, “grunge” music as they move past their twenties and feel the need to establish careers. Together, they enroll in an unusual college, called The University of Jazz and Music Technology. Attracted at first by the means within the school to professionally record their own original music, the t...
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NEVER UNFRIENDED by Lisa-Jo Baker

Lisa-Jo Baker has been an inspiration to me ever since I read Surprised by Motherhood a  few years back. I was then (I still am!) a struggling new mother and Lisa-Jo’s words spoke volumes of comfort and encouragement as I battled with self-criticism and never-ending sleepiness. This time, Lisa-Jo once more sends out her comforting and truthful words to the world as her newest book, Never Unfriended, is being launched today. Yes, today, this very day as I am writing this post. I don’t know how to begin describing Never Unfriended. I immediately started reading the book the very moment I rece...
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