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OCTOBER 27, 2022


‘Sungit’ by Liza Flores

A little girl experiences stormy feelings throughout her day. (Adarna House; available from Adarna House and

‘A Timeline of Mindanao Disasters’ by Alfredo Mahar Francisco A. Lagmay and Ma. Criselda B. Baldago

A Timeline of Mindanao Disasters

This book reminds the Filipino people of the threats of natural hazards and disasters in Mindanao, which are normally lost in the memory of the younger generations. Such events are remembered only through folklore, music, art and stories in different journals. (University of the Philippines Press; available at and the UP Press stores on Shopee and Lazada)

‘Ang Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan’ by Bob Ong

Ang Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan

The popular, pseudonymous Bob switches genre again with this mystery horror novel set in a nameless university where student Galo Manansala writes down the eerie and unexplained events happening around him. The bestselling novel, originally published in 2010 but now rereleased by Avenida, is set to jump to the big screen from Regal and Black Sheep with Chito S. Roño directing and Joshua Garcia as Galo. (Avenida Books, available on

‘Rage’ by Bob Woodward


An unprecedented and intimate tour de force of original reporting on the Trump presidency from Bob Woodward.

“Rage” goes behind the scenes like never before, with stunning new details about early national security decisions and operations and Trump’s moves as he faces a global pandemic, economic disaster and racial unrest. (Simon & Schuster; available from Fully Booked and