Happy National #LiteratureMonth: The First Books We Loved

April is National Literature Month or Buwan ng Panitikan, and the theme this year is “500 Years of Writing the Filipino World.” Today, we look back in history and share about the first books we read and loved. Do you recognize any of these titles? “The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (for kids). ItContinue reading “Happy National #LiteratureMonth: The First Books We Loved”

Bookbed reviews: ‘The Mystery on 17th Street’ by Annie Gorra

by Rae Rival I once tried writing about my neighborhood when I was younger, but I lacked the values and skills needed to create a good story about one’s neighbors. I didn’t know how to sustain telling the lives of so many characters. I didn’t know how to hold them together so my narrative will have a unified quality.Continue reading “Bookbed reviews: ‘The Mystery on 17th Street’ by Annie Gorra”