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Miracles Never Stop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Jerusalem Angela Mercado was not so sure if she was prepared to take the 2016 Medical Board Examinations in Manila, Philippines after her classes in a review center in Manila ended in January 2015. When her father, Norberto, asked her if she would take the physician’s examination the following month, she couldn’t readily reply to the former’s query. She was, in fact, speechless...
A Child @ 70
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,250. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2017 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A New Life in the Philippines When Terence first arrived in Asia in 2010, he told the many girls he met two things: that he had no plans to get married and that he did not intend to have any children. He was in Asia merely to let his hair down. Five years later he was happily married to a dazzling Filipina and father to an equally dazzling baby boy. A Child @ 70 describes Terence’s radical transi
The Towns I Love So Well
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Biographical
There is an adage which states most aptly that home is where the heart is. This is true for me. An American president also once said, “I love them more whom I loved first.” I say this is true, even for places. San Manuel and Moncada are towns I loved first because these are the towns where I grew up.
Destroy The Bandits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2017 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
Andrea Gonzales has been a newscaster and program host in DWRD Radio Davao for five years. The first news item she was to read that day in August 2016 stirred her emotions, for it was about the beheading of a local teenage boy by the Abu Sayyaf, an Islamic bandit group in the island province of Sulu. The Islamic bandit group had kidnapped both foreign nationals and locals for ransom...
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...