The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides | Silence Doesn't Always Mean Yes

I flipped on to the next page and realized the novel has already ended. I closed the book and stared at the ceiling for hours, my lips pursed tightly without the intentions of parting them again for some time. For a moment, I was Alicia. Except I didn't shoot my husband. I was silent while … Continue reading The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides | Silence Doesn't Always Mean Yes

Happy 2020: New Beginning, New Blessings!

2020 is just around the corner. A few hours from now, fireworks will slice through the night and light up the sky to signify the start of a new year. How was your journey in 2019? Was it your rock bottom?Were you able to score a number of opportunities?Have you lost a loved one?Have you … Continue reading Happy 2020: New Beginning, New Blessings!

Christmas In The Philippines (& My First Christmas Book Tree)

We are a few days away before Santa Claus slides down on our chimneys and finally says “Ho Ho Ho, Merry Christmas to everybody!” I bet you are all busy preparing gifts, decorating your nooks with Christmas ornaments, planning your menu for the big day, and by all means, attending year-end parties at your work. … Continue reading Christmas In The Philippines (& My First Christmas Book Tree)

Hello, Sunshine By Leila Howland | A Year In Hollywood With A Few Hundred Dollars In Pocket

Hello, Sunshine is a young adult slash chic-lit book that ticks all the right boxes for dreamers and limelight mavens. Though identical to many stories about pursuing aspirations, this book presents a polarizing perspective about Hollywood stardom, teenage angst, mother-daughter relationship, liberation, and freedom. However, what makes it stand out among its ilk are the … Continue reading Hello, Sunshine By Leila Howland | A Year In Hollywood With A Few Hundred Dollars In Pocket