"There's a kind of freedom in defiance." Sirscha Ashwyn comes from nothing, but she’s intent on becoming something. After years of training to become the queen’s next royal spy, her plans are derailed when shamans attack and kill her best friend Saengo. And then Sirscha, somehow, restores Saengo to life. Unveiled as the first soulguide … Continue reading INTL Blog Tour: Forest of Souls – Shamanborn #1 by Lori M. Lee (ARC)
Today is the second father's day since my Dad passed away early last year. I think this will always be a bittersweet occasion for me with him gone. A few days ago as I was going through my old iPhone notes before I switched into a new phone, I saw an old file. I think … Continue reading A Last Letter to My Father
In this time of uncertainty it is even more important to support small businesses and strengthen communities. I am happy to share that Haliya Publishing is now a part of the #TheIndiePubCollabPH -- an initiative to bring together local independent publishers and creators with the aim of expanding engagement, reach, and sharing of resources. … Continue reading We Got Books You Didn’t Know Existed–The Indie Publishers Collab PH
“Both fictions and memories are recalled and retold. They're both forms of stories. Stories are the way we learn. Stories are how we understand each other.” ― Iain Reid, I'm Thinking of Ending Things MAY WRAP-UP How are you? We have witnessed so much evil in the world recently that it seems too trivial to … Continue reading May Wrap-up + Musings
Proudly Pinoy and independently produced, I highly recommend this to all fans of animation, horror and good stories with a social conscience.