The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic

    The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic     By Nick Joaquin   Recently, I was walking inside my favorite bookstore when The Woman Who Had Two Navels and Tales of the Tropical Gothic beckoned me close. Despite the shiny front cover–it didn’t have that premium texture, a woman […]

Insurrecto

Inspired to find my writer’s voice, I am in a quest to search for a novel of a local author. But apart from honing my writing skills, I thought I should also write a review about this book. Gina Apostol’s novel Insurrecto beckoned me to pick it up. In the front cover, the woman in Baro’t […]

The Mango Bride

  It took me a while to open the pages of The Mango Bride and I have had the book for a long time. First, the thing that draw me to pick up the book from the shelf is the yellow cover and the title itself. In contradictory to the saying “Don’t judge the book […]