3:30 p.m. with Sir Galahad (A Time for Dragons) by Kate Aton – Osias – Student’s Corner

Title: 3:30 p.m. with Sir Galahad (A Time for Dragons) Author: Kate Aton – Osias A hideous dragon being rebuked, a noble knight trying to save the damsel in distress, a beautiful angel being dazzling as ever, evil step-sisters antagonizing their pathetic step-sister, a fairy godmother that appears out of nowhere, a judgmental magical mirror, […]

MacArthur by Bob Ong – Student’s Corner

Title: MacArthur Author: Bob Ong MacArthur is a novel written by a Filipino author Bob Ong in 2007. It was written in Filipino and depicts the culture and reality happening here in the Philippines. Bob Ong uses humor in this story not to entertain people but to inform them the reality and meaning behind this […]

It Started With A Converse by Laylaa Khan – Student’s Corner

Title: It Started With A Converse Author: Laylaa Khan It started with a converse is a wattpad story about a teenage girl named Anne De Ville, that has fallen in love with the school’s number one bad boy named Hunter Denegan. The story was on the point of view of both of them and revolves on […]

Bata, Bata… Pa’no Ka Ginawa? by Lualhati Bautista – Student’s Corner

Title: Bata, Bata… Pa’no Ka Ginawa? Author: Lualhati Bautista Bata, Bata… Pa’no Ka Ginawa? is a short novel written by the Filipino female writer Lualhati Bautista and was published in 1988. Though, if taken literally, the title would mean that how a child is made, it actually has a deeper meaning which is “Child, Child… How […]

Alamat ng Gubat by Bob Ong – Student’s Corner

Title: Alamat ng Gubat Author: Bob Ong Bob Ong’s “Alamat ng Gubat” is a contemporary book that talks about the adventure of a crab named Tong in search for the Puso ng Saging. In his journey in finding the Puso, he encountered other animal characters, each representing people in our society. The book was published in 2003 […]

Books in My Baggage First Ever Giveaway!

AWESOME news awaits you guys! 😍📚😎 Because we still have books that were not sold from our Book Sale, we will have our first ever GIVEAWAY! 🙂 This will run starting, September 12 to 31, 2017. 6 Winners will be announced on October 02, 2017 ❤️❤️ Here are the books that you can get when you join our […]

Ligo na U, Lapit na Me by Eros Atalia – Student’s Corner

Title: Ligo na U, Lapit na Me Author: Eros Atalia Ligo na U Lapit na Me is a book written by Eros S. Atalia published in the year 2009 by Visprint Inc. It is a book written in Filipino and had a book based movie in 2011. The story covers a casual sexual relationship of Intoy and […]

Glass By Nikki Alfar – Student’s Corner

Title: Glass Author: Nikki Alfar Glass by Nikki Alfar is one of the 17 short stories in this book, A Time for Dragons: An Anthology of Philippine Draconic Fiction. The plot revolves around a girl named Mariska. Ever since, Mariska has always been beautiful to the eyes of all. Apparently, her beauty became the one who’ll […]

Operation: Break the Casanova’s Heart by Aly Alyloony – Student’s Corner

Title: Operation: Break the Casanova’s Heart Author: Aly Almario AKA ‘Aly Alyloony’ “Operation: Break the Cassanova’s Heart” is a pop fictional story written by Aly Almario with the pen name ‘Aly Alyloony’ who is also the author of the bestselling book “She’s Dating the Gangster”. The story talks about a girl named Naomi Perez and she has […]

What to Do When You Are Not Ready for the Book?

What do we mean by “Not Ready for a Book?” Let’s face it, not ever book is for you. Not all that is written in a book is for you. When there are chapters in a book that doesn’t make sense to you, no matter how many times you’ve read and re read it, then […]

What is Student’s Corner? – Books in My Baggage

Student’s Corner: 21st Century Literature of the Philippines and the World Book Review Guidelines Objectives: • Encourage students to read 21st Century Literature from the Philippines • Give students the chance to critic and romanticize Philippine Literature of the 21ST Century • Utilize the use of blogs as a powerful tool to promote reading specifically, […]

Author Interview: Ed Murray of the Book: In a Northern Town

Who is Ed Murray? Like so many others, I’m just someone trying to find my place in the world while exploring my passions, and writing books is at the top of the list. A little background about me: I’m happily married, living with my beautiful wife and our mini Aussie in Southeast Michigan. As a […]