Celebrating Chinese New Year has somewhat become part of Filipino tradition. So much so that Filipinos are even the first ones in the supermarkets buying round fruits to bring their homes good luck when this day arrives, even partaking of tikoy (glutinous rice) to promote unity among family members and friends. The President has even… Read More Feng Shui Essentials for 2015
I was initially unsure of what to think of the new Superman movie. When I saw the new costume, it totally made me think twice about watching it. But when I learned that Zack Snyder of 300 and Sucker Punch was directing and Christopher Nolan (Dark Knight trilogy, Inception) was producing, I decided to give… Read More Man of Steel: Movie Review
I finally finished this amazing coming of age novel after my third sitting last night. I know it sounds lame because really, this book is so engrossing that otherwise I would have finished it in a couple of hours time. However, I had to take a while to digest this 224-page novel in parts because… Read More The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Book Review
Ever since I learned how to read, I have always had my nose buried in a book. I started out with comics, then later, fairy tales, moving on to Sweet Valley and Sweet Dreams (I miss them), R.L. Stine, Christopher Pike, later to Mills and Boon, historical and then the thicker suspense thrillers from a… Read More Top things I love about books plus my favorite authors
With the barrage of movies based on books being released by Hollywood nowadays, this question would crop up eventually. It was only a matter of time. I would have to assume the basis for all these movies are good books because it caught the fancy of Hollywood producers in the first place and I find… Read More Is the book always better than the movie?
So, with the last chapter of the Harry Potter franchise just around the corner (fans are already making advance reservations on IMAX while Transformers is still playing), I would like to devote this blog to a brief review of previous movies featuring the boy wizard who lived from the very first installment to its penultimate… Read More Harry Potter Movies: A Rundown
I am currently guilty of a crime that most bookworms would never forgive. Its been a recent habit that’s been brewing over the past couple of months. I know it kind of defeats the purpose of curling up with a good book in the first place but since I started, I just couldn’t stop. I’ve… Read More Skip Reading. Are you guilty of the crime?