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‘Holding On’ reminds us to sing with loved ones and keep on dancing

Holding On by Sophia N. Lee is a short read with illustrations full of character and emotion. The story is about lola, who has lived through Filipino love songs and believes that through song...

Lighthearted comic Halina Filipina feels like a vacation to the Philippines

In “Halina Filipina” one will enjoy a simple story of two people and the moments that tie them together. This was an easy and enjoyable read. Characters Cris and Halina meet in the Philippines...

‘Like a Solid to a Shadow’ poetry collection is a hidden gem about the...

“Like a Solid to a Shadow,” by Janice Lobo Sapigao is a poetic compilation of Janice’s journey learning about her family and Filipina roots. Janice’s father left behind love letters recorded for her mother...

Enjoy in the chaos, humor and Filipinx phenomena and family traditions in “Gossip, Sex,...

Gossip, Sex, and the End of the World is a hilarious compilation of sketches from the comedy ensemble Tongue In a Mood’s many shows that were performed in San Francisco at the Bindlestiff Studio...

Inspired by Filipino folklore, “Lalani of the Distant Sea” takes the reader on a...

Lalani of the Distant Sea is a creative, captivating and surprising story that keeps you wondering what is happening next. Erin Entrada Kelly brings the reader on an imaginative and moving journey as a...

“Bone Talk”, a novel for young adults, takes the reader to the Philippines in...

Bone Talk takes you into the mountains of the Philippines with Samkad, a young Filipino boy, on his journey to manhood. Samkad and his best friend, Luki both want to become warriors for their...

Children’s book “Jack and Agyu” puts Philippinx culture front and center, focusing on language...

Jack and Agyu by Justine Villanueva and Lynnor Bontigao is a fun, culturally rich book that I fully intend to read to my future children one day. This short children’s book is about a...

In Patron Saints of Nothing, teenager Jason Reguerro travels to the Philippines to learn...

“Patron Saints of Nothing” is a delightful, fast-paced, emotion-driven read. The main character, Jason Reguerro, is a high school senior preparing to start college in the fall but finds out before spring break that...

“Locus” is a poetic journey through Filipinx culture and experience

“Locus” is a wonderful history and culture lesson through the intersectional journeys of the author using the form of poetry. Jason Bayani navigates youth, aging, history, identity, drugs, violence, belonging, becoming, impermanence, immigration, religion...

“The Last Mistress of Jose Rizal” is an encapsulating collection of intertwining short stories

The Last Mistress of Jose Rizal is everything one could hope it to be, proving yet again history is relevant and heavily influential on lives today. Roley brings you through intertwining stories of different...