The Wrestless Pen

a pen that can never be taken away

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Book Store by Robin Sloan: A Book Review

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore (Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, #1)Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

What would you do if you were suddenly thrusted into a world where books holds a 500 year secret that has been protected by a society hidden in plain sight? Well you read of course. And discover the secret the books hold. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore is a story of mystery, fantasy, friendship, a little bit of romance and adventure, and a whole lot more of secrets and codes. Continue reading “Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Book Store by Robin Sloan: A Book Review”


The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom: A Book Review

The First Phone Call from HeavenThe First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The first time I read The First Phonecall from heaven by Mitch Albom, I felt goosebumps all over. And I still do whenever I read it again. I mean, in a story where the only person who does not believe in a miracle experience the truest miracle he can receive, who wouldn’t? Continue reading “The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom: A Book Review”


Brothers at Night


Three brothers walking towards home at night

Talk Me Down by Victoria Dahl: A Book Review

Talk Me Down (Tumble Creek, #1)Talk Me Down by Victoria Dahl
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Talk Me Down, is one of those books I bought that I got interested about since it’s protagonist is an author. It’s also one of those books that I was searching for: an erotic mystery thriller, which I only found out after looking for said genre of novels. Continue reading “Talk Me Down by Victoria Dahl: A Book Review”

Set You Free (Filipino)

Nung mag umpisa ako mag sulat, nagsimula ako sa tula, gaya ng mga sinabi ko noon sa ilang mga post at About Me page. After college, or during college, parang natigil ako sa pag susulat ko ng tula. Di ko alam. Napalitan siguro ng mga mas importanteng writing projects, assignments, at mga librong babasahin. Continue reading “Set You Free (Filipino)”

The Rise and Fall of Photography

Taking pictures have always been one of those things that you can’t stop doing. We’ve come a long way from different kinds of cameras. From film cameras and instant ones which died out (or just minimized) to digital ones which continues to expound. From large, bulky ones to ones that fit in our bags and pockets. Heck, when camera phones arrived, you have to have one or else you’re not in. From VGAs to Megapixels, camera phones have evolved and continued to rival professional ones. In a way. Continue reading “The Rise and Fall of Photography”

The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks: A Book Review

The Last SongThe Last Song by Nicholas Sparks
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I could not believe myself reaching out to another Nicholas Sparks books. But since I rallied myself to read his works, I must say that I do not have any regrets reading his works. My fourth Nicholas Sparks book (after The Lucky One, A Walk to Remember, and Dear John), The last Song is one of the most tearjerker of them all. Continue reading “The Last Song by Nicholas Sparks: A Book Review”

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