May 29, 2019

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

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"the summer was not meant for boys like me. boys like me belonged to the rain."

★★★★

This is the first Young Adult book I have read in a long time since I entered college. Frankly, I enjoyed Sáenz's novel, but it was slightly underwhelming. The book's plot and ending were cliche and predictable, but I still find great importance in it in that Sáenz truly explores what it means to grow up in a small town and discover yourself.

Jan 21, 2019

Pursuing Art & Literature in a Third World Country

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Living in the Philippines, a Third World country in Southeast Asia, entails either two things: (1) pursuing a science-based career; or (2) entering the field of business.

Jan 16, 2019

Now a University Student, but Still in Love with Books

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"True love has a habit of coming back."

If you have known me since I started my blog in 2014, literature has been my true love since the day I learned how to read. It was in every page, in each meticulously crafted plot, and in the detailed paragraphs did I find a home in a good book. And knowing this has made me come back after a seemingly long break, now a university student who is still in love with reading nonetheless.

Jun 7, 2018

A New Chapter: In the Past Five Months

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I believe it's been five months, and writing up this post nearly felt quite difficult to do because of the amount of requirements and paperwork that I had. While I am writing this, I am currently on summer break with the much-loved free time at hand and a number of books right beside me. Here is how I've been these past few months.