Mr. Dickens and His Carol

It was nostalgic, dark, humorous, and most of all, relatable. The stories and the scenes in the novel were as quirky as the real-life Dickens.

How to Enjoy Your Life and Your Job

There are a lot of things that we can’t control in life; letting go of them is one thing, but using that free space you created in your mind to improve the quality of work that you can control on another level. I think this can be my single handbook to relieving anxiety, having a healthy mindset over productivity, and living my life as best as I can.

Les Belles Amours

Les Belles Amour is a story of liaison, jealousy, revenge, and all things French. The blurb was right. It did confirm all the French stereotypes. Humor aside, this was one of the best books I’ve read this year. If you’ve been reading my book reviews for a while now, you’ll know that I love poetic…


There’s no controlling this strong emotion. However, recognizing and looking at it with a more holistic approach might do the trick into using the emotion to better the person.

Alias Grace

It is a great read on an eerie evening with a glass of wine at hand. However, be prepared for the nightmares that will come after reading this book.


Sonata was only the second Filipiniana book I’ve read. Unfortunately, there isn’t always much to choose from in the bookstores I visit, and if there are, they’re usually philosophy books or books with cartoons on the cover. It was the story of a writer with a difficult relationship with her family. Ultimately, it showed the…

The Ikigai Journey

“The Ikigai Journey” was the first book I’ve read about the matter. I felt I knew enough about the concept that at that point, what I needed was a game plan.

The Echo Chamber

The Echo Chamber was an epic of a woman’s journey through life. It showed how she experienced life using her extraordinary hearing. It was a book that made Sound one of the main characters. It forces you to embrace the darkness so you can hear as clearly as the main character does.

Everything is Fucked

How can we change the world? Based on just the title, this book seems to be about Nihilism, but oddly enough, this book offers hope.

A Pair Of Silk Stockings

Women have lives and interests outside of being a wife and a mother, and they deserve to hold on to that identity and way of living regardless of any status.