I love literary books but ever since I started college, I never had a chance to read such things. Though my habit of buying novels whenever I go to a bookstore is still a habit. So this summer I started downloading e-books and I tried reading all the bunch of books I bought but never read. In music, people call it as song playlist... In this blog, I will call this as my book readlist. Okay corny. Mehehe. Here you go:
- Fifty Shades Trilogy by E. L. James
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Most people I know who read this trilogy say, "Parang porn na may story." In some points, that is, undoubtedly, true. I actually tried reading this earlier this year but E. L. James pictures the scenes in this novel vividly, and yes, I was taken aback so I had to stop reading when I've reached the first erotic part. Haha. But summer is boring and my classmates really recommend the book because they have fallen deeply in love with Christian Grey, the protagonist with the fifty shades of fuckedupness.
- The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
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Drugs, rock and roll. There's a film adaptation of the book, you can watch it if you're too lazy to read.
(But you see, the book is always better than the film. Always!)
- Looking for Alaska by John Green
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Unrequited love, hopelessness and hope. I wish I am as badass as the Colonel and his gang so that I, too, can execute a well-planned prank! Hihi.
- For One More Day by Mitch Albom
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Mother and son. Huhu.
"When someone is in your heart, they're never truly gone. They can come back to you, even
at unlikely times."
- The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
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Cancer, love and death. This fiction shows how the universe can take a whole 360-degree turn when you least expect it. And that love knows no boundaries when it is most pure. Charaught! Haha
- Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
This is the trilogy I read last summer and I must say, it's not your typical kind of plot. If you know the film Battle Royale, then it's pretty much like that but with epic twists and certainly has a more compelling love story. The story is madness all by itself and pure badass (that's why it's my favorite hahaha).
- Without Seeing the Dawn by Stevan Javellana
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My Philippine Literature prof assigned this book to me and my partner for our final paper. I actually thought this novel is lame but as I read through, this book proved me wrong. No wonder it was a best seller in U.S.A back in the days; it was featured in New York Times. A classic book that will take you through time and space, everything in between is defined in love, betrayal and sacrifice. Eto lang ang favorite Filipino novel ko. Swear!
Sorry I got too lazy to write something about the other books but I promise: there won't be any regrets reading them. Most of which are about love and being hopeless in life and being a badass (haha). But still, these books are worth reading!