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Catherine's Homecoming
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Christian » General
“I have always longed to come back to the Philippines. It is my home. Everything in my life started in my country,” Catherine told her seatmate, Laura Khristenson, in the plane on a long flight from Denmark to Manila. Laura was surprised. Her seatmate, a Caucasian from Denmark, was visiting the Philippines for the first time. She was with five other tourists from Denmark...
The Other Manila
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Agents 32 and 33 of the hard-to-define entity known as psecret psociety investigate the small North Coast (California, USA) enclave of Manila on Arcata Bay. They soon realize that they may be stranded for fifteen hours. But then, a pair of kind Asian gents accost them and let them know an option for getting to their desired destination. With time on their hands, they head out to the sand dunes ...
Learn Tagalog Through Legends
Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Oceanic & Australian Languages, Fiction » Fairy tales
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The main purpose of this book is for you to start reading, pronouncing and writing Tagalog words and sentences as they are in the natural text. This how you can use this book: - Read aloud or write the Tagalog first and then look at English translation for your understanding - Once done with the short paragraph, read the same entire paragraph in Tagalog without looking at the English translation
Legacy of a Filipina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,610. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
Legacy of a Filipina, a new novel by Charles Au Lavoie, examines the divide between these Filipinos and the North Americans who encounter them on a daily basis: employers, co-workers, church-goers and neighbours.
EDSA 1986: Iladong Rebolusyon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: Tagalog (Filipino). Published: July 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
Ano ang nangyari sa mga taong nakilahok sa rebolusyon? Mas nakakabagabag kaysa sa Noli Me Tangere... Isinulat sa linguahe ni Balagtas... Istorya ng panibagong pagkakasadlak ng bayang Pilipinas sa kamay ng makabagong mga ganid.
Parched Fields
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” This question of Uncle Gadong rang in my ears as I sat at the base of the Ambuklao tower in the western field of Lanat, San Manuel, Tarlac, my birthplace. He asked me this question sometime in November 1961 when he visited us. He is the younger brother of my mother Francisca Lacierna Mercado...
Coming Home
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Kara sang well. It was amazing how she memorized the lyrics of the song at such a young age. As she sang, my thoughts wondered to the time when my mother Francisca Lacierna Mercado, and her younger sister Ninay, fetched their sick brother Gadong who escaped from his Japanese captors during the infamous Death March in April 1942…
Cebuano Illustrated: Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Miscellaneous, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Learn Cebuano with comics. Practice with confidence, pick up new vocabulary and master new words you won't forget. Part 1 features 15 lessons of basic conversational Bisaya or Cebuano with English translation.
A Whale of a Good Time (Maybe)
Series: Marine Life. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
As I stood on the boat with my morning coffee and watched the people pile in the boats and head out to the whale sharks, my immediate reaction was “we are in a whale shark theme park”. I believe it’s become more about the peso than the whale shark. I can’t blame them for developing the tourism business, but is there a balance that can be reached? This has spawned a great deal of controversy.
The Questions of Dodong
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,010. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Dodong went to a store just to buy bread. He had no idea he would be meeting an old man who would open his mind to the larger truths in life. Everything seems to be unexpected. The extra-love affair, being stabbed, the earthquake and conversing with God both in his dreams and in his waking consciousness... In some of the chapters. President Rodrigo Duterte is featured.