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Happy #MagbasaMonday! If you're subscribed to Bookbedwatch, you've most likely been following the first season of this series, where Bibi Mangki of the Banana Feelings Comics has been recommending books. Today, Season 1 ends with its 15th episode: an excerpt from Detective Boys of Masangkay by Bernalyn Hapin...

BY JELA OLASO Once upon a time, when I was a little girl, I found a red cap.   And so, I wore it!   I loved my red cap, my first love ever. We stayed together. We walked together. We sang and danced together. Always, forever.   Until one day—   My mom, li'l brother and I rode a tricycle, and all of...

BY SHEALEA IRAL What are the hard sciences? you ask to the class a person from the back answers chemistry                         physics                                                 biology                                                                         mathematics your right hand briefly dances in the air an obviously dismissive gesture and light laughter forces its way out of your weary throat now let’s forget about the hard sciences Let’s not I...

BY LUCILLE DE MESA, CELESTINE TRINIDAD, SARAH BULALACAO, MIKKI SHIU AND BJ MEDINA Click here to read the previous episode. Girlie held his gaze. Every fiber of her being screamed for her to avert her eyes, keep them on the ground or the ceiling or the wall, anywhere other than...