Flipside Publishing

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Flipside is a company made up of a team of editors, artists, and ebook production personnel providing a wide array of services, from manuscript development to distribution. We created Flipreads.com, the Philippines' first operational ebookstore. To date, it carries hundreds of titles from various authors and publishing houses in the Philippines and abroad.

Though Flipside Publishing Services, Inc. (FPSI) was incorporated in November 2011, we’ve had more than a decade of experience in ebook production, working with some of the biggest names in the international publishing scene through our parent company, Flipside Digital Content. With our expertise and longtime involvement in the industry, we aim to widen access to Asian titles both in the regional and global markets and help local publishers and independent authors meet international standards in ebook production and retailing.

Flipside began as an advocacy to empower local publishers and cultivate reading in this age of digital revolution. In its early days, it published content from university presses, starting with publications from the College of Arts and Letters of the University of the Philippines. It has since gone on to publish titles in various genres, especially fiction and graphic fiction, creative nonfiction, and scholarly works.

Today, Flipside is recognized as the leading publisher of ebooks in the Philippines and the Asia-Pacific region.

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Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 9
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,430. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A young tikbalang auditions at the country’s largest TV station; a priest travels the universe to officiate sacraments; a murdered girl returns unscathed to the home of her killers. The Philippine Speculative Fiction shows that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have received Honorable Mentions from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Alternative Alamat: Stories Inspired by Philippine Mythology
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,000. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Philippine mythology is full of images that ignite the imagination, yet too few of these tales are known and read today. Alternative Alamat gathers stories by contemporary authors of Philippine fantasy, which make innovative use of elements of Philippine mythology. It is our hope that, in reading our stories, you may catch a glimpse of, and develop a hunger for, those venerable tales.
The Best of Philippine Speculative Fiction 2005-2010
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,940. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Horsemen of the Apocalypse are all born to a Filipino family; a young boy discovers how his brother turns into a superhero locked in an eternal struggle; a company makes a fortune selling diseases. This anthology is a collection of what the editors consider thirty of the best stories from the first five volumes of Philippine Speculative Fiction, published from 2005 to 2010.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 8
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,490. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Darna encashes a check at the bank; a god trapped in a statue wakes up to the scent of his spectator; humans are homogenized to idealize the species. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 7
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,850. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A youth discovers the first woman, Maganda, in a garden; A girl sold as a bride to a Tiq’Barang; Filipinos suddenly transform to look like foreign celebrities. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 6
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,580. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A kapre turned basketball superstar; An expert on interspecies dating and marriage counselor to the supernaturals; A girl creating mechanical wings. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 5
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,690. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Living the life with your husband, an A.I. agent; a boy’s interview with Death; the mythic love of deities; Joseph and his “Immaculate Virgin” wife, Mary. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 4
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,220. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A comic book fan gets his wish; A woman’s quest for the perfect man; Diseases sold over the Internet. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. "Volume 4 of the series is, in my humble opinion, the best yet in the series." —World Fantasy Award-winning author Jeffrey Ford.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 3
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,020. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
A diet drug gone wrong; A boy born with winged feet; A murder mystery set in a refrigerator. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series proves that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Marrying an aswang and fishing for mermaids; Redeeming a demon in a church; A girl drawn to a haunted river; Hunting giant Wyrms with a gunsaddle. The Philippine Speculative Fiction series demonstrates that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Philippine Speculative Fiction Volume 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,530. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Philippine Speculative Fiction Vol. 1 is the first of several anthologies that feature magic realism next to sci-fi; traditional fantasy beside slipstream; imaginary worlds mingling with alternate history—proving that the literature of the fantastic is alive and well in the Philippines. Stories from this series have been part of the Honorable Mentions list from The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror.
Project 17
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,690. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
It’s the late 2020s, and robots can do pretty much anything. College student Lillian is looking for a summer job, and thinks she’s struck gold when offered a caretaking gig by Paul Dolores—awesome pay plus a Titanium card for her meals. But why can’t she find any info about Paul, his brother Caleb, or Caleb’s weird meds? Time for a little more in-depth research—firewalls be damned.
A Bottle of Storm Clouds
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,370. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Alternate realities, goddesses in modern society, flesh trade in dystopic future—these are but some of the ideas to have sprung from writer Eliza Victoria. In A Bottle of Storm Clouds, Victoria’s first compilation of short fiction, her subjects are a mottled bunch; her characters, of all walks of life; her approaches, from all directions. But her stories all boil down to one question: “What if?”
Windmills: Book 2: Bearly Standing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 160. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Josel Nicolas’s slow-and-stumbling, furry komix autobiography continues with a transcript of two separate nights a year apart, spent as one extended cathartic binge on friendship, longing, and copious amounts of cheap and easy alcohol ingested with a couple of childhood friends, leaving all three feeling young, aimless, and severely hung-over in the Morning After of the rest of their lives.
Windmills: Book 1: Bearkdowns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 150. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
"A bear named Bear suffers from child abuse, melancholia, and despair as he ponders upon things like Adam Sandler movies and Ganesha in this fictional autobio from komikero Josel Nicolas. The entire 29-page book is written and drawn with youthful exuberance and verbosity and frenetic anxiety previously never seen anywhere in komixdom... " — Adam David, Philippines Free Press, Best Books of 2008.
How to Traverse Terra Incognita
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,980. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
How to Traverse Terra Incognita is Dean Francis Alfar's second collection of short fiction. An advocate of the literature of the imagination, he is the publisher of the Philippine Speculative Fiction anthologies, an annual showcasing of Filipino fictionists that he began in 2005.
Lower Myths
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,090. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Lower Myths features two novellas of contemporary fantasy from Asian spec fic writer Eliza Victoria. In “Trust Fund Babies,” children of two warring families fight to a centuries-old vendetta. In "The Very Last Case of Messrs. Aristotel and Arkimedes Magtanggol," a father and daughter reveal sinister hints in a famous lawyer-sibling pair’s mansion that their reality may not be what it seems.
The Kite of Stars and Other Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,810. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
“Blindfolded courier pigeons, the AsiaPac community station in geosynch orbit around the moon, stars in many forms; and always, riddles. For those who like their stories rich, their wit dry and their history served with a twist, this gorgeous collection from a cynical romantic deserves a global readership.” — Anna Tambour, author of Spotted Lily and Monterra's Deliciosa & Other Tales
The Viewless Dark
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,990. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Flipside Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Anthony and Flo have been investigating strange things around campus: the Philosophy major who jumped from her dorm window; the Computer Engineering student who prowled campus on all fours; the revelation of an all-girls satanic cult; the demonic possession of a fourth-year Psychology major. And now Flo is dead. Anthony is determined to pry out the truth.


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