Tag: lausanne barlaan

Bookbed reviews: ‘Mandirigma 173’ by Ellena Odde

by Lausanne Barlaan THE STORY Hinihintay lang naman ni Chi sa beach ang bestfriend niyang nilamon ng Kpop, nang lumitaw ang pusang nagsasalita at asal millennial. Tapos, napili na siyang isa sa mga Mandirigma sa pa-contest ni Bathala, susuungin ang mga misyon sa mundo ng mga engkanto. Dagdag stress pa ang kabataan problems niya sa […]

Bookbed reviews: ‘Bumasa At Lumaya 2’

by Lausanne Barlaan THE STORY Bumasa at Lumaya 2 is the second installment of the first ever resource and reference book on Philippine children’s literature. Edited by Ani Rosa Almario, Neni Sta. Romana Cruz and Ramon Sunico, and featuring works by renowned children’s literature writers like Rene O. Villanueva, Eugene Y. Evasco and Dr. Luis P. […]

Bookbed reviews: ‘Natural Analogies’ by Lora Noreen Domingo

by Lausanne Barlaan THE STORY Natural Analogies is a collection of personal essays by Lora Noreen Domingo. As hinted in the book’s title, the writer narrates her insights and observations through analogies between her subjects and animals. “Definitions” takes readers on a fly-on-the-wall account with the writer, as she observes how a community that worked on unspoken […]