Author David Elliott explores how Joan of Arc changed the course of history and remains a figure of fascination centuries after her extraordinary life and death. Told through medieval poetic forms and in the voices of the people and objects in Joan of Arc’s life, (including her family and even the trees, clothes, cows, and … Continue reading Book Review: Voices, The Final Hours of Joan of ARC by David Elliott
From the Orange Prize-winning, internationally bestselling author of The Song of Achilles comes the powerful story of the mythological witch Circe, inspired by Homer's Odyssey Chosen as must-read book of 2018 by the Guardian, Independent, Mail on Sunday, Sunday Express and Stylist In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the … Continue reading Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller
Realistically painful. Empowered with life. Relatable to a whole new perspective. Please Don't Go Before I Get Better by Madisen Kuhn is that one poetry book that will suck your soul into the depths of her writing and words. Where you feel her sadness in her prose, where your longing will ignite in her poetry, … Continue reading Book Review: Please Don’t Go Before I Get Better by Madisen Kuhn
Hopeful and Powerful. Inspiring and heartfelt. Courageous and Eccentric. Glimpse by WD Tuck is a raw selection of poetries that readers could see what kind of person the author is. Discussed his fair share of kind words, awkward experiences, courting stage and loving a person with utmost honesty and respect. He gave us not a … Continue reading Mini Book Review: Glimpse by W.D. Tuck
We contain so much. You, me, all of us. We're so full of mysteries, dreams, and potential, we each carry an entire world inside. And every day, we offer part of it to the people in our lives. A glimpse. We exchange glimpses that are powerful and life-changing. This book collection contains the glimpses that … Continue reading Interview with William David Tuck!
1. You told in the Philippine Readers and Writers Festival that you got your heart broken and that’s when you find the courage to start writing Midnight Monologues, on the process of writing the poems did you ever find yourself moving on little by little and how was it? Yes, it's actually my method of coping. … Continue reading Interview with Charissa Ong Ty!
Three type of pain was inflicted to my being while I was reading Midnight Monologues. Stinging Pain. Hanging Pain. Leaving Pain. Midnight Monologues is a good poetry book that could provide different kinds of voices per line in one poem. It will leave you wanting more even if you know, in the back of my … Continue reading Book Review: Midnight Monologues by Charissa Ong Ty