Book Review: Disminoriya

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Author:
Lapis sa Kalye Writers (lapissakalye)
Genre:
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Short stories and poems collections
Status:
Published under Lapis sa Kalye
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Halina sa mundo ng makabagong Maria Clara.

Sa mundong akala mo’y pamilyar, ngunit malalim ang kinukubling liwanag. Sisirin ang hapdi at kirot at namnamin ang sustansya ng isang anghel at ng isang haliparot.

Narito ang istorya ng iba’t ibang babae, bilang isang kaibigan, anak, ina at minamahal.

Halina sa mundo ng Disminoriya.

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Book Review: The Cortlandt Boys

cortlandt boysAuthor:
Laura Vanderkam (lauravanderkam)
Genre:
• Mystery | Romance | Sports
Status:
• Available as an eBook (here)
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A small town high school basketball team wins the Pennsylvania state championship with an improbable last second three point shot. The Cortlandt Cavaliers celebrate their unlikely victory, but good fortune changes the boys’ worlds in unpredictable ways. This story revisits the characters 10 and 20 years later as the ramifications of their youthful success play out over the course of their lives, forever linking them and the people around them to this little town that has its ways of not quite letting you go.

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Book Review: Kitty Hawk and the Mystery of the Masterpieces

Kitty Hawk Mystery of the MasterpiecesAuthor:
Iain Reading (Iain Reading)
Genre:
• Adventure | History | Mystery
Status:
• Available in eBook (here)
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Kitty Hawk and the Mystery of the Masterpieces is the eagerly anticipated fifth installment of the Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency book series. This series features the intrepid teenage seaplane pilot and amateur detective Kitty Hawk as she continues in the footsteps of Nancy Drew and Amelia Earhart on her epic flight around the world.

After meeting up with an old friend in the eternal city of Rome, Kitty Hawk unexpectedly stumbles (almost literally) into a bizarre mystery involving creepy disembodied voices, secret hidden rooms, unbreakable mathematical codes, ominous chain-smoking strangers and an array of plundered artworks by such famous masters as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro and Vincent van Gogh – all of it wrapped up and entwined in an enigmatic riddle hanging in plain sight right in front of everyone’s noses.

With the help of friends both old and new, Kitty Hawk follows a trail of cryptic clues that leads her on a breathless tour across a quintessentially European landscape – from ancient Roman Italy to the darkest corners of Germany, Austria and beyond.

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Book Review: Kitty Hawk and the Tragedy of the R.M.S Titanic

Kitty Hawk RMS TitanicAuthor:
Iain Reading (Iain Reading)
Genre:
• Adventure | History | Mystery
Status:
• Available in eBook (here)
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Kitty Hawk and the Mystery of the Masterpieces is the eagerly anticipated fifth installment of the Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency book series. This series features the intrepid teenage seaplane pilot and amateur detective Kitty Hawk as she continues in the footsteps of Nancy Drew and Amelia Earhart on her epic flight around the world.
After meeting up with an old friend in the eternal city of Rome, Kitty Hawk unexpectedly stumbles (almost literally) into a bizarre mystery involving creepy disembodied voices, secret hidden rooms, unbreakable mathematical codes, ominous chain-smoking strangers and an array of plundered artworks by such famous masters as Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro and Vincent van Gogh – all of it wrapped up and entwined in an enigmatic riddle hanging in plain sight right in front of everyone’s noses.
With the help of friends both old and new, Kitty Hawk follows a trail of cryptic clues that leads her on a breathless tour across a quintessentially European landscape – from ancient Roman Italy to the darkest corners of Germany, Austria and beyond.
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Book Review: Kitty Hawk and the Icelandic Intrigue

Kitty Hawk Icelandic IntrigueAuthor:
Iain Reading (Iain Reading)
Genre:
• Adventure | Culture | Environment
Status:
• Available in eBook (here)
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Following in the footsteps of her hero Amelia Earhart, Kitty Hawk sets off on an epic flight around the world and arrives in Iceland’s capital city of Reykjavik where she finds herself immersed in a beautiful alien world of volcanoes, Vikings, elves and trolls. Before she knows it Kitty is plunged head first into an amazing adventure that sweeps her across a rugged landscape where humans and nature exist side-by-side in an uneasy truce and magical realms seem to lie just out of sight beneath the surface.
Kitty Hawk and the Icelandic Intrigue is the dazzling third installment of the Flying Detective Agency series featuring Kitty Hawk, an intrepid teenaged seaplane pilot with boundless curiosity and a knack for getting herself into – and out of – all kinds of precarious situations.
This is a perfect book to fire the imaginations of readers of all ages – armchair explorers and amateur detectives alike. From dangerous criminals and corrupt government officials to mystical beings and clashes with the elemental forces of nature, this book has it all. Come and join Kitty Hawk as she experiences the strange and extraordinary world of the Icelanders, and unravels the Icelandic Intrigue.

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