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I write YA romance and love romance novels, Netflix TV shows and BTS. Read more.

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Review | Another Word for Happy by Agay Llanera

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Growing up, I only encountered two Asian characters in fiction meant for people my age, the goddess Claudia Kishi from The Baby-Sitters Club and Cho Chang from Harry Potter.

Just two.

Pretty sad, I know. It's even sadder if you take into account that neither of them grew up i…

Blurb Reveal | Keeping the Distance 2.6.17

I announced last week that Keeping the Distance is coming out early next year. This week, I'm very excited to share the blurb with all of you. In the meantime, you can add it to your to TBR on Goodreads: http://bit.ly/2gvqre8.

No bets. No fake relationships. Just a very real one that has to be …

Title Reveal | Keeping the Distance 2.6.17

Facts about my next book:

❇ Title: Keeping the Distance

❇ Release Date: 2.6.2017

❇ Tagline: No bets. No fake relationships. Just a very real one that has to be kept under wraps.

❇ You can add it your Goodreads TBR here: http://bit.ly/2gvqre8.

I'm so excited for you guys to read this book. Afte…

The Emerald Pep Rally | Review | Settle the Score and Hustle Play by Tara Frejas

SynopsisSettle the Score

College senior Garnet Figueroa lives and breathes basketball. A reliable asset to her varsity team, she is equipped with the skills and smarts to get the De La Sierra Lady Hunters closer to this year’s championship title. But Garnet soon finds out that her good friend (and…

Review | Well Played by Katrina Ramos Atienza

SynopsisAmazon | Gooodreads

Patrice Reyes is starting her junior year at the University and she's convinced it's going to be the best semester ever. For starters, it looks like this is the year her team will win the regional football (soccer, for you Yanks) championships. Her subjects are …

Prom Queen Perfect is Free Until 11.13.16!

Prom Queen Perfect is *FREE* until November 13, 2016. Yay, right? You can get your copy right here.

Warning: It contains a sarcastic anti-heroine, one major makeover, red lipstick, and an exasperated boy said heroine might or might not hate. It depends.

Once you're done reading, I would highly…

Attending Ines Bautista Yao's Writing Young Adult Fiction Workshop

It all started with K-pop.

One of my coworkers is a huge K-pop fanatic. Since we live in Iloilo and most concerts are held in Manila, she starts saving money months in advance—for tickets, airplane fare, hotel rooms, even official light sticks. The works. Now, you’re probably wondering what K-pop …

Review | Weightless by Kandi Steiner

Hot damn. That was an amazing book.

Those were my first thoughts after I finished reading Weightless. When I purchased it a few months ago, I thought the cover was beautiful, but the back blurb was sooo vague. A brilliant decision on the author’s part. I went into the book without any idea what it …

7 Lessons I Learned from Self Publishing My First Book

About two months ago, I published my young adult romance novella, Prom Queen Perfect, on Amazon.

The earth didn’t stop spinning on its axis.

I didn’t turn into an award-winning, critically-acclaimed author overnight.

Life went on as usual, but did that lessen the thrill of knowing my book was floa…

Review | When Sparks Fly by Ines Bautista-Yao

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*The author provided a free copy in exchange for an honest review.*

When Ines Bautista-Yao posted about her upcoming book on Facebook, I almost jumped and down from excitement. First of all, I’ve read her previous work, Only a Kiss and Plain Vanilla, and swooned over both. She ju…

Excerpt | Crushingly Close by Stella Torres

Crushingly Close by Stella Torres
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Release Date: July 19, 2016
About the Book:
At twenty-four years old, Agnes Escueta has risen from the ranks to become a producer for Sports Tonight. No one can touch her, it seems—not even crush-worthy anchorman Daniel Ferrer, who she gets to work …

Playlist | Prom Queen Perfect by Clarisse David

Like most writers, I need to have some music blaring in the background whenever I'm writing. Music always gives me an extra dose of inspiration and helps me walk around a character's shoes a little better, especially when that character happens to be my complete opposite.

Alex dela Cruz, th…

Prom Queen Perfect Release Day 7.7.16!

Prom Queen Perfect by Clarisse DavidAmazon | Goodreads
Release Date: July 7, 2016

Being perfect isn’t supposed to be this hard.

Alex dela Cruz has it all. Looks, money, and a killer sense of style.

When the annoyingly gorgeous Adam Cordero calls her selfish, she decides to prove him wrong by transfo…

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Excerpt | Prom Queen Perfect by Clarisse David

My young adult romance novella, Prom Queen Perfect, will officially be out in a few days (July 7, 2016)! I'm so excited that I decided to share a brief excerpt with you guys.

Without further ado, here it is:

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If Asia Pacific Academy were a monarchy I, Alexandra dela Cruz, would be its queen.…

8 Days to Go Until Prom Queen Perfect by Clarisse David is Live!

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Blog Tour | Underneath It All by Ysa Arcangel

Underneath It All
A senior at Gates University, Agata Ferrero knows without a doubt that Reeve Gates is off limits…
Students can’t date faculty, and Reeve has been appointed by his father as the new Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. But when a near accident with the front end of Reeve’s sleek…

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Backlist Revival Tour | In Over Her Head by Anne Plaza
Review In Over Her Head by Anne Plaza is the siren song of every girl who’s ever been left hanging…
Cover Reveal | Keeping the Distance (I Heart Iloilo #1) by Clarisse David
Today, I finally get to show you the cover of Keeping the Distance ! Are you ready? Really? Are you …
5 Writing Tools That Will Supercharge Your Productivity
Writing tools are fantastic. When you're struggling, they give you that extra push so you can …
Cover Reveal | Play It By Ear (Backstage Pass #2) by Tara Frejas
Hey! We have an excellent treat in store for you. Today's the cover reveal for the second book…