Category: Reviews

 
The Legend of Mariang Makiling Retold by Jose Rizal
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The Legend of Mariang Making – Retold by Jose Rizal

The many legends of Mariang Makiling tell of a young woman who lived on the beautiful mountain that separates the provinces of Laguna and Tayabas. Her dwelling place was never definitely known, because those who had the good luck to deal with her would wander about for a long time lost in the woods, unable … Read More

Story Review of The Peril in the Lagoon by Loreto Paras Sulit
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Story Review of The Peril in the Lagoon by Loreto Paras Sulit

Staying at home most of the time for more than a year now, makes me linger for those days I could have gone out with no fear of getting infected with the the dreaded virus. However, as what the authorities and older people have cautioned that if there were no urgent matters to do, it was better to stay home  and be safe.  While many have been obedient to instructions, some others have been stubborn and … Read More

Story review of carlos bulosan my father goes to court
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Story Review: My Father Goes to Court by Carlos Bulosan

Carlos Bulosan, the author of “My Father Goes to Court” came from a poor Filipino family in Pangasinan. He was later known as a Filipino American author, poet and activist. One of his best works is “America is in the Heart” which is a semi-biographical novel written in 1946.   His other works are “On Becoming Filipino,” “All … Read More

korean book review Korean grammar in use
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KOREAN BOOK REVIEW: Korean Grammar In Use

For those learning the Korean language, looking for a textbook as a good reference on the Korean grammar should be one of the steps that should be considered.  A good grammar book is invaluable to any learners of the Korean language. Anyone can learn the vocabulary, words, or phrases but unless a person can put … Read More

Korean Book Review: Active Korean 2 by Two Ponds
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Korean Book Review: ‘Active Korean 2’ by Two Ponds

Learning Korean is a tough journey but once you obtain good materials, the journey in learning the language becomes light. I received two books from my Korean friend which are the ‘Korean Grammar in Use’ and ‘Beginning and Active Korean 2’. I will discuss the first book on my other blog post. Choosing which book to open and … Read More

Book Review Heart in Two Places by Gemma Nemenzo
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Review on Heart in Two Places- An Immigrant’s Journey by Gemma Nemenzo

Stories at their finest.  A solid compendium of the lives and routines of a skillful writer and  a deep thinker. Gemma Nemenzo has plethora of ideas which was generously shared in her book. A curator of intelligence, her pieces of advice are substantial. Through reading this insightful collections, I feel like I gained pivotal perspectives. … Read More