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...
Room 216
Room 216
Room 216 is about four strong female characters and their complex experiences. It tells the story of university roommates, each with a unique motivation and struggle. After graduation, Sandy, Tintin, Serene, and Issa embark on separate journeys that take each...
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...
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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...
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
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...
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...
Mouths to Speak, Voices to Sing and Other Stories
Singing Chinese antiquities. Ghosts that only one young man could sense. A house with a sentient A.I. that becomes a part of the family. A cricket that acts as a tragic voice of reason. A man born and bred for...
Have I Got Something To Tell You
A collection of stories that explore the intersections and conflicts in family lives and sexuality that are typical in contemporary Asian societies, yet also universal. These stories are set from post-independent Malaysia to the early decades of the 21st century,...
The Singapore Strain
A mysterious new variant of Covid-19, dubbed the Singapore Strainis infecting people around the world. It changes the victims’ DNAand manifests itself by altering perceptions and attitudesto make them environmental activists and turns theminto Dynaborgs. A motley team of investigatorsfrom...
Tales of Enchantment (Pop! Lit For Kids)
Join us on an enchanting journey to the Philippines! In this book, you will meet magical characters through whom you will find out more about the different places and cultures of the Philippines. From star maidens to giants, to tricksters...
Of Life and Lies
Six weeks after the world began counting its days in fading sunsets, Ava finds herself at a complete loss. Cassie is away, Roy is gone, and the last time she saw Brad, he was bleeding from three stab wounds to...
Sudden Superstar
What happens when one goes from obscurity to celebrity, overnight? Thirty-year-old Arya Alvarez is a travel manager at Isle Z, a luxury travel company in Singapore where she creates bespoke trips for celebrities and influencers. Discretion is her specialty at...
The Termite Queen
Burrowing deep inside the tension-filled relationship between contemporary Vietnam’s hyper-capitalist society and its communist government, Ta Duy Anh’s The Termite Queen tells the Kafkaesque story of a young man who must expose the corruption of a vast network of murky...
A Mother’s Burden
A mentally-disabled boy is found dead in a small town. All signs point to his mother, a poor and ailing widow, as the one who caused his death.But as Liu Yong, the lowly attendant of the magistrate, delves deeper, he...
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...
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