Mini Book Review: Heartstopper #1 and #2 by Alice Oseman

Charlie, a highly-strung, openly gay over-thinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, meet at a British all-boys grammar school. Friendship blooms quickly, but could there be something more...? Charlie Spring is in Year 10 at Truham Grammar School for Boys. The past year hasn't been too great, but at least he's not being bullied … Continue reading Mini Book Review: Heartstopper #1 and #2 by Alice Oseman

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Graphic Novel Review: Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (Issue #1 – #54)

When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe. From bestselling writer Brian K. Vaughan, Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the worlds. Fantasy and science fiction … Continue reading Graphic Novel Review: Saga by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (Issue #1 – #54)

Book Review: Tabi Po Isyu 3 by Mervin Malonzo

LAHAT NG LIHIM AY MABUBUNYAG. WALANG HINDI MAGKAKAMIT NG PARUSA. Ang pagbabalik ng mga multo ng nakaraan, naghahanap ng hustisya: ang malagim na sinapit ng taumbayan ng San Diego, ang pagpapatuloy ng brutal na paghihiganti ni Salome sa lahat ng nagmalupit, ang pagsiklab ng apoy ng rebolusyon ni Matanglawin, ang paglalim at pagdilim ng lumalawak … Continue reading Book Review: Tabi Po Isyu 3 by Mervin Malonzo

Mini Book Review: Sandali by Mikey Jimenez and Mikey Marchan

Sa gitna ng pila. Sa loob ng mall. Sa siksikang jeep. Sa Facebook. Sa may yosihan sa labas ng opisina. Nagtataka ka na ba minsan kung ano ang kwento ng mga tao sa iyong paligid? Kung kumusta ang araw nila. Kung ano ang iniisip nila. Kung saan kaya sila nanggaling, o kung saan sila papunta. … Continue reading Mini Book Review: Sandali by Mikey Jimenez and Mikey Marchan

Book Review: Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

An unexpected teenage pregnancy pulls together two families from different social classes, and exposes the private hopes, disappointments, and longings that can bind or divide us from each other. Moving forward and backward in time, Jacqueline Woodson's taut and powerful new novel uncovers the role that history and community have played in the experiences, decisions, … Continue reading Book Review: Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson