The Writing Community

So you wanna write YA? Here’s your chance!

July 25, 2017

#romanceclass is looking for new YA (young adult) authors–could you be one of them? If you’ve been wanting to write a #romanceclass book but don’t know where to start, this is your chance to be mentored by two amazing Filipino authors, Agay Llanera and Ines Bautista-Yao! Click on the link below to view the signup page, read the rules carefully,…

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Blog Tours, The Writing Community

Give it to me straight “Promdi Heart”

April 9, 2017

Seems like it’s the season for wonderful romanceĀ anthologies, because here’s another one from six #romanceclass authors I look up to.Ā Promdi Heart: Hometown Love Stories is a collection of short stories set in six different provinces in the Philippines–Misamis Occidental, Negros Occidental, Aklan, Bulacan, Ilocos Sur, and Zambales.Ā I one-clicked this gem after its March 29 release (but I’ve not read it…

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Reading, Review

{ Book Review } Once Upon A Player | Agay Llanera

January 24, 2016

Once again, Llanera brought me into her well-crafted and relatable contemporary universe where athletes are celebrities and humans at the same time. Once Upon A Player is honest, raw, and real, delivering a mean spike to the heart at the right moments. Fudge it.

Reading, Review

{ Book Review } Choco Chip Hips | Agay Llanera

September 8, 2015

The thing about high school isĀ it’s never easy.Ā Ever. Anyone who’s gone past that phase will remember how we struggled with a number of things: puberty, algebra, the wholeĀ fitting inĀ business, being cool/uncool and suffering the consequences, and the constant bickering with our parents because they can’t seem to understand us, among others. High school is rough, and Choco Chip Hips takes…

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