Essential Reading: November 2014

November, one of my favorite months, is now here. It’s my birthday month (which explains why November is a favorite) and I usually read good books at this time of the year which makes me a bit excited. Anyway, my October round-up: The Woman Upstairs by Clare Messud (4/5) The Tenth Man by Graham Greene (4/5) The … Continue reading

Filipino Readercon 2014 – Filipino Fridays 3: What Do You Think of Fanfiction?

It’s Friday again, the first Friday of November, and it means that this is the day  for the third installment of the Filipino Readercon’s meme, Filipino Fridays. This week’s question is something I feel strongly about: fan fiction. Fanfiction is pretty popular, no doubt about it, but it has been received with mixed feelings by … Continue reading