Ghost of a Feeling by Celestine Trinidad [Cover Reveal]ย 

Hello! Whoever you are that is reading my blog. ๐Ÿ™‚ How are you?

It’s been a while since I posted anything here. I would like to have this opportunity to share the wonderful cover of a book by one of the Filipina authors I admire.

The book title is , Ghost of a Feeling

What is the novella about?

All Cris Villareal had ever dreamed of was becoming a doctor. But after the death of a patient under her care and the subsequent humiliation she suffers under a senior resident in her hospital, she begins to lose faith in herself. And no one else could understand her and her despair.


So one Halloween night, up on the rooftop of her apartment building, she decides to end it all.


She is stopped from jumping by Emilio, the ghost of a young man who haunts her building, who also committed suicide there many years ago. Eventually, Cris finds herself opening up to him, in a way she had never before, with anyone living or dead.


There is only one problem.


Emilio isnโ€™t really a ghost.


He is actually a living young man named Nathan Morales, and Cris was just one of the unwitting victims in a prank he had once played on the tenants of her apartment. But being Emilio was the only way he could think of to stop her that night, and the only way now he could get her to open up to him. As Emilio, he was someone she could trust enough to help her, in a way Nathan himself never could.


As their relationship grows deeper and their feelings grow stronger each day, can he finally help her find a reason to keep living?

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But how long can he keep lying to her?


ย the novella will be out in ebook format this October 31st ย 2017 (yes, Halloween.)

I hope you can check it out and add it on your “want to read” list on goodreads. Here is the link to the book profile : https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36327811-ghost-of-a-feeling

Please support local and consider reading this because, I will and I am excited to read it. ๐Ÿ™‚

‘Til next blog post

โ™ฅL

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Reading Challenges, anyone? {Updated: January 24,2017}

Reading has been part of my life since I was taught to read when I was in kindergarten. My mother purchased a whole set of children’s picture book to encourage me and my sister to read aloud and read as many as possible. It is probably due to my mom being a wide reader herself. She wanted to pass her hobby to her two little girls and she did not fail on that life goal.

I am not a person who has those new year’s resolution but I do set one year-long goal for myself every year.This year my goal is to read more than the past few years.

Ever since I focused on finishing Dentistry I had to set aside this hobby of mine. I still read a book or two every year but I know that it is not enough.

With that long overdue goal done, (I am patiently waiting for the DLE results as I write this) I have all the time to focus on myself and my pastimes. It also help lessen the stress and the anxiety of waiting for the results. It’s like my brain’s stress ball.

Research her and research there

So I was looking around the inter webs and on facebook for tips and what to put on my to-be-read book pile, when I encountered an article about reading challenges.

Reading Challenges, what’s that?

Basically, a reading challenge can be classified into two (based on my observation.)

One form has reading prompts and the other tracks down how many books you have read throughout the year.

I have tried the latter challenge last year but did not hit my goal of reading 24 books in a year because “dentistry is calling” .

This year I want to try out the reading challenges with prompts. I think it will help me in making up my mind on what book to read next.

Reading Challenges I will participate in

Bookbed’s Reading Challenge

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I told myself to read more local books this year and I know this will help me in my mini goal leading to my year long goal of reading more. ๐Ÿ™‚

I hope you can join us as well and use #BookbedReadsPHLit so that we know you are participating.

Currently reading:—-

Finished:

[x] Any book by a Filipino author: Smaller and Smaller Circles by F.H. Batacan

 

PopSugar Reading Challenge

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Finished reading:

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Currently Reading:

A book involving travel: The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson

So with all of these challenges, I think I can reach my reading goal. ๐Ÿ™‚ Will you join me in facing this challenges?

Comment down below if you will and what you think about reading challenges.ย  If you have book suggestions, don’t be shy to tell me. ๐Ÿ™‚

’til next post!

โ™ฅL