The Maps of Camarines
Set in a fictional province in the Philippines, the novel tells the story of the Arguelleses, the Visbales, and the Monsantillos-and their eventual downfall. The three families are members of powerful, wealthy haciendero clans that have long stood uncontested by...
Crying Mountain
A moving tale of courage and love, set against the Zamboanga crisis in the Southern Philippines in the 1970s. In Below the Crying Mountain, the Moro Rebellion that broke out in the Sulu archipelago in the 1970s, and that continues...
The End of All Skies
The final days of Sun Girna Ginar have arrived. The old witch in the marketplace knows it, but no one believes her. How could the Sultanate fall when the God-Sultan rules over the earth and Skyworld? How could anyone ever...
Six Saturdays of Beyblade and Other Essays
Quinabuangan and the glorious marching band. Cembo, Makati and the burning Ship. Baclaran, Manila at night, for the lost and homeless. In these ten personal essays, a father confesses in gripping narratives his coming of age without a father, of...
The Preying Birds
Mando Plaridel is the lead character in this novel of social consciousness. His character combines the qualities found in Simoun and Ibarra, the two lead characters in national hero Jose Rizal’s novels: Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo. Ibarra is...
Tony is one of millions of Filipinos scattered across the globe, working to send money back to his family. But unlike other migrants, he’s no pushover at work and doesn’t live in fear of losing his visa. Squatting in the...
Joy: A Novel
Ariston Letrero is a renaissance man: audio producer, insurance salesman, musician, composer, part-time fast food mascot, and a philanderer who quickly and quietly abandons his wife and son, Lucas, at the peak of his mottled career, for a new life...
Riverrun, A Novel
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Riverrun, A Novel
Riverrun is a rite-of-passage novel on the life of Danilo Cruz, a young gay man who grows up in a colourful and chaotic military dictatorship in the Philippines. Shaped like a memoir, it glides from childhood to young adulthood in...
₱890.00 ₱850.00
A Surplus of Sadness But Wait There's More...
There’s no shortage of sadness. There’s no blaming those who succumb to omnipresent gloom. It’s today’s pervasive emotional climate. However, there’s also enough laughter to go around. At least laughter that comes with a knowing wink, in camaraderie with the...
₱960.00 ₱900.00
The Heart of Summer
A collection of short fiction on love, longing and loss written in the realist and fantastic modesA young boy and his sisters gather beautiful shells on the beach as mementos of a country they will leave behind. A girl who...
The Waters of Manila Bay are Never Silent
When an article about a boy who was killed after being tagged by police as a drug runner lands on his desk, journalist Zechariah ‘Zeke’ Dipasupil feels the story deserves to be on the front page. He empathizes with the...
Banaag at Sikat (Sunrise and Radiance)
Lope K Santos’ novel, Banaag at Sikat, is a love story framed in the context of a political tale. Published in 1906, it became the fountain head of social realism in the Tagalog novel and hailed as Asia’s first proletariat...
The House on Calle Sombra
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The House on Calle Sombra
The House on Calle Sombra follows the fates and fortunes of the esteemed Castillo de Montijo family over three generations. Set in the Philippines – a tropical island nation where truth blends with fiction – none of the Castillos is...
₱1,250.00 ₱1,150.00
The Rosales House
The Rosales House is a contemporary novel about Claire Rosales, a twenty-eight year old advertising executive in Singapore, who hails from a powerful political clan in the Philippines. Claire’s orderly life in Singapore is disrupted by the death of her...
Looking After the Ashes Old Wives' Tales, Taboos; Supernatural and Childhood Superstitions
If you eat while lying down, you will turn into a snake. If you don’t polish off all the rice on your plate you will marry a man full of pimples and pockmarks. Looking After the Ashes is a semi-biographical...
₱960.00 ₱860.00
Love on the Second Read
Emma Morales, tenacious romance book editor and proud cat lady, knows romance, but love? Nope. Thank you very much.Enter nerdy science fiction and fantasy editor Kip Alegre, who quotes JRR Tolkien for breakfast and knows heartbreak all too well.When Emma...
The Healers: A Novel
Set in the Philippine island of Cebu and spanning a wide expanse of the country’s history, Healers is the first book in a three-novel series that follows the lives of Luis, Armand and Victoria, three immortal children with supernatural skills...
The American Boyfriend
Phoebe Wong would do anything to escape a British winter. But it may cost her more than her airfare. Sunsets, tacos and margaritas all sound perfect to exhausted forty-three-year-old single mum Phoebe with a dead-end job in Southwark. When her...
Healers: A Novel
Set in the Philippine island of Cebu and spanning a wide expanse of the country’s history, Healers is the first book in a three-novel series that follows the lives of Luis, Armand and Victoria, three immortal children with supernatural skills...
The Visible Invisbles
A domestic worker from the Philippines runs away from her husband who’s set out to kill her. A mine-blaster looks at his X-ray scan to realize that all he has earned from his sixteen years of work is a catalogue...
Destination: SEA 2050 A.D.
Destination: SEA 2050 A.D. the first Southeast Asian fiction anthology that imagines-based on scientific projections-the world of the year 2050, the same year when 90 percent of the planet’s coral reefs are expected to decline, when plastic is found inside...
The House of Little Sisters
It’s August of 1931 in Singapore, sixteen-year-old Lim Mei Mei (Ah Mei) arrives at the home of Eminent Mister Lee on the eve of the Hungry Ghost Month. She has been sold to the family as a mui tsai, an...
At Night We Are Dancers
This novel spanning seven decades documents the life of Tomas Franco “Cocoy” Sabater and his ascent to becoming one of the Philippines’s most callous vigilante assassins. Punctuated by news clippings from different generations, essays and accounts from a perceptive journalist,...
The Golden Realm
Pula has now metamorphosed into a formidable fighter. He is just like his father, Sikat, the aging Datuk who holds a massive realm on the northernmost tip of Borneo. It is during a time when the early datuks rule the...
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