#SparkPlugs: Don't Tell My Mother by Brigitte Bautista

#SparkPlugs || EXCERPT: Don’t Tell My Mother by Brigitte Bautista

First things first: Don’t forget to follow #SparkPlugs on Twitter to see the rest of the Spark Books line-up in this blog series!

Do take that trip to your nearest National Bookstore or Powerbooks or go ONLINE to get your print copy of Don’t Tell My Mother, then add and/or rate it on Goodreads.


Don’t Tell My Mother by Brigitte Bautista
With an overly zealous mother as her guide, 19-year-old Sam has never had a problem navigating through Christian suburbia before. But, all that changes when she befriends and becomes intrigued with Clara, her widowed neighbor and the village’s social outcast.

When their friendship grows into the ‘unnatural’, Sam is forced to examine her upbringing and come to terms with who she really is.

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#SparkPlugs: Sounds Like Summer by Six de los Reyes

#SparkPlugs || EXCERPT: Sounds Like Summer by Six de los Reyes

First things first: Don’t forget to follow #SparkPlugs on Twitter to see the rest of the Spark Books line-up in this blog series!

Do take that trip to your nearest National Bookstore or Powerbooks or go ONLINE to get your print copy of Sounds Like Summer, then add and/or rate it on Goodreads.


Sounds Like Summer by Six de los Reyes
It’s not just a weekend for Lux Castelo. She has a plan, of course.

Phase One: Escape to the beach for a music festival.
Phase Two: Deal with what she can’t control.
Phase Three: Return to reality whole and ready.

Nowhere in that plan is Micah Jacinto, self-proclaimed adventurer and the kind of boy with his head stuck in the clouds and the moon inked on his arm—everything her rational sense tells her to stay away from. And yet Lux finds herself welcoming the distraction. As they spend the entire weekend together, Micah leads her to rediscover the lost pieces of herself amidst the excitement and the confusion of a raving mosh pit.

But all weekends come to an end and Lux needs to return to the dreaded reality she’s running away from. Does being brave enough to leave summer behind mean being brave enough to ask Micah to stay?

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SHAME GAME! (Because social media and fandom be cray.)

[Open to PH residents only.]

Surprise! August isn’t over yet. Which means my birthday month isn’t over yet. Which also means #BuwanNgMgaAkdangPinoy isn’t over yet either. (Let’s be real, every month should be Buwan Ng Mga Akdang Pinoy, yes? YES.)

So here’s another giveaway with books that might introduce you to new feelings along with the #romanceclass feelings you already know (basically all the feelings, okay). These stories are scandelicious!

You know the drill, save the image below:

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Iris After The Incident by Mina V. Esguerra + Scandalized by Tara Frejas

Post it on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #ShameGameGiveaway, and tag me @chiyurodriguez. The winner will be chosen randomly and announced on Monday, August 22, 2016! Go on, gossip about it. Good luck!