Title: MacArthur Author: Bob Ong Bob Ong’s sixth book, MacArthur is unique among all the stories he did because it is dramatic in nature but still used his famous style, humor and combined it with the socio-political concept of the story. The story revolves around the Manila slum where the main characters Noel, Cyrus, Voltron and Jim lives in. They are… Continue reading "MacArthur by Bob Ong – Student’s Corner"
Author: Trixie Ricablanca Angeles, RN
Title: Ligo na U, Lapit na Me Author: Eros S. Atalia The first time I saw the trailer of the movie Ligo na U, Lapit na Me, I looked forward into watching the film. It was just a two-minute movie trailer but it captured my attention. I wanted to watch the film but unfortunately it was hard to find a copy… Continue reading "Ligo na U, Lapit na Me by Eros S. Atalia – Student’s Corner"
Title: Bakit Baliktad Magbasa Ang Mga Pilipino Author: Bob Ong What makes a Juan, Juan? Do the countrymen know the sickness of our motherland at this moment of time? The yellow book of the well-known anonymous writer, Bob Ong, entitled “Bakit Baliktad Magbasa ng Libro Ang Mga Pilipino (Mga Kuwentong Barbero ni Bob Ong)” is all about being a Filipino.… Continue reading "Bakit Baliktad Magbasa Ang Mga Pilipino by Bob Ong – Student’s Corner"
Title: My Native Wife Author: Cissie Byrne The story is a cross of the city and provincial life. It has that typical rich-bad-boy-turns-to-good-boy plot, but the inflicting backgrounds of the characters made the story stand out. It seems to be a class love story at first, however, the tables did turn! Review: Historical The setting of the story was at Benguet,… Continue reading "My Native Wife by Cissie Byrne – Student’s Corner"
Title: A Place in Time Author: Jessica A. Concha A Place in Time is a book written by Jessica A. Concha a.k.a j_harry08 in Wattpad. This book is really suitable for teenagers like us and also, for teenagers at heart. We liked how it was well-written. The writer’s approach in describing the setting of the story was great because we… Continue reading "A Place in Time by Jessica A. Concha – Student’s Corner"
Title: Diary ng Panget Author: HaveYouSeenThisGirL Is a romantic comedy novel by a Wattpad author under the name of HaveYouSeenThisGirL that revolves around an ugly girl’s life and her diary entries. Diary ng Panget was a runaway hit when it was first published online via Wattpad where it garnered over 12 million reads on 2011 and was later the 4th… Continue reading "Diary ng Panget by HaveYouSeenThisGirL– Student’s Corner"
Title: Ang Reyna Ng Espada At Mga Pusa Author: John Carlo Pacala Ang Reyna ng Espada at mga Pusa (The Queen of Spades and Cats) is a story about a homosexual inmate named Jose T. Clutario III, and his “friend/lover” Peng (short for Pengson). The story is in Clutario’s point of view and revolves about his life in prison. After… Continue reading "Ang Reyna Ng Espada At Mga Pusa By John Carlo Pacala – Student’s Corner"
Title: The Most Painful Battle Author: Haveyouseenthisgirl The Most Painful Battle is one of the most famous wattpad stories written by HaveYouSeenThisGirl or Denny R. in real life. Denny is a Filipino writer known for her works depicting romantic stories with a twist in the end. Denny’s "The Most Painful Battle" is a journey of tragic love story between the… Continue reading "The Most Painful Battle by Haveyouseenthisgirl– Student’s Corner"
Title: 'GAPO AuthorLualhati Bautista The first and last time I have read 'Gapo was three years ago when I was in Grade 9. I must say upon reading the book again after almost three years, a lot has changed. The story has opened my eyes widely about the issue of enslavement of Filipinos in his own country; how the world- known… Continue reading "‘GAPO by Lualhati Bautista – Student’s Corner"
Title: Stupid is Forevermore Author: Miriam Defensor Santiago In the book “Stupid is Forevermore”, Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago included different phrases and sentences that she uses as an ice breaker in her speeches in the Senate. Some of these lines were also used when she speaks in front of students as inspiration and a lot of them relate to these… Continue reading "Stupid is Forevermore by Miriam Defensor Santiago – Student’s Corner"
Title: Dekada 70 Author: Lualhati Bautista Dekada 70 is a Filipino novel that can be classified as a political and historical novel. The novel was written by Lualhati Bautista, a woman who first-handedly witnessed the situation during martial law. The book was originally by Carmelo & Bauermann Print Corp in 1983, two years after Martial Law was lifted in the… Continue reading "Dekada 70 by Lualhati Bautista – Student’s Corner"
Title: Para Kay B Author: Ricky Lee In our hearts and minds, we have this idea of what we think love is or how ideally it should be. Love became one of our utmost desires. Until Ricky Lee proposed a theory about love: “May quota ang pag-ibig. Sa bawat limang umiibig ay isa lang ang magiging maligaya.” At some point,… Continue reading "Para Kay B by Ricky Lee – Student’s Corner"