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Make way for the new ‘Queen’


Over the last two decades, the multiple universes of Young Adult (YA) literature have provided a new generation of readers—and more—a whole slew of compelling settings in various moods.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Paragons and hypocrites in the fiction of Geraldine C. Maayo


Seasoned short-story writer Geradine C. Maayo’s gallery of portraits, old and new, most recently collected in “The Boys in the Boarding House” (already in its third printing) continue to unnerve the reader, even those who, like this one, have read her short stories with uncommon interest for the several decades of an enviable career.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Chic-lit work is witty, occasionally kinky


You wouldn’t expect anything good to come out of a hook-up between a hot drunk girl and a hot drunk guy, especially if neither of them remembers details of their night together.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Super | Read More »

Bestselling author Amy Tan coming to Manila


Fans of author Amy Tan (“The Joy Luck Club,” “The Kitchen God’s Wife,” “The Hundred Secret Senses”) won’t want to miss October 23 – 25 when the bestselling novelist drops by Manila. She will be one of the authors brought in by National Book Store for their first ever Philippine Literary Festival. Korean-American novelist Chang-Rae Lee (“Native Speaker,” “On Such A Full Sea,” “The Surrendered,”) will also join Amy Tan for the panel and book signing events.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

The Super guide to buying books


It’s the evil question book lovers have asked themselves in past; if you’re one of us, you know how it feels. But don’t worry, there’s no need to fret any longer! Super brings you the best and only guide you’ll need to making that oh-so-painful decision.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Headlines,Infographics,Lifestyle Stories,Super | Read More »