Anvil Publishing’s got a set of reads that will make your cheeks blush and create butterflies in your stomach! The new set of Sparks Books are now out. Here’s a little preview of each of them:
All That Glitters by Ines Bautista – Yao
College students Billie and Carlos have spent years teasing and poking fun at each other. That is until the blindingly handsome Inigo enters their lives. Billie is now faced with a dilemma, and soon realizes that she is in over her head. It just might take a miracle (or a boy who cares deeply about her) to get her out of it.
Bucket List to Love by C.P. Santi
Aya is living the dream, studying in the land of sakura, sushi, and the rising sun. She enjoys the privilege of being part of her dream architecturalÂ design program and basks in the fascinating sights and sounds of Tokyo. But there’s one problem: her tutor doesn’t seem to like her.
Ryo is talented, smart, and hot, but he’s also a nosy, surly, and bossy know-it-all. After stumbling onto Aya’s bucket list, he teases her mercilessly about it. But in an unexpected twist of fate, they are paired up in a design competition. Fueled by cookies and beer, they start crossing out items from Aya’s bucket list – and perhaps, discover something deeper between them.
Chasing Mr. Prefect Â by Katt Briones
For the first time in her entire life, Vinnie is on the brink of academic suspension. After confronting a bully, she is forced to work with Cholo, the head disciplinary prefect. As much as she wants to match his high expectations, he leads her into a crazy chase.
Don’t Tell My Mother by Brigitte Bautista
Sam’s overzealous mother has shaped the way she sees the world. But when she meets Clara, a widow and neighborhood outcast, an “unnatural” friendship quickly grows between them. Sam must look deep into herself and come to terms with who she really is.
First to Fall by Farrah Polestico
Georgina knew from the start that she and Matt were meant for each other, until she caught him cheating. Georgina now has to face the music, pack her things, and look for a new apartment.
And then Atkins comes strolling into her office , with his angular jaw, day-old stubble, and long lashes. At the same time, Matt comes crawling back to her and asks for her forgiveness. Should she give Matt a second chance, or work things out with Atkins?
Midnights in Bali by Carla De Guzman
Ava is a girl with a plan – a life plan that included becoming a lawyer and living happily with her boyfriend Matteo. When Matteo breaks up with her and she fails to get into law school, she books herself a ticket to Bali to try and get over her failures.
While on the beautiful island, she meets Scott, a foreigner who thinks there’s more to her than meets the eye. Scott was never part of Ava’s plan, but she’s determined not to let him slip away.
Relish by Kate Evangelista
Dakota’s dreams are getting worse. The memories of Luka Visraya’s power over her and betrayal is intense. Her story is not just some romance about two lovers getting back together, making up. For Dakota, returning to Luka meant plunging herself into a world more familiar than she ever thought possible.
Serenade by Claire Du
Twenty-five year old Elise is a corporate junkie who has everything she could ask for – except for one: a boyfriend. After being dared by her best friend, Elise joins a dating site where she meets Julian, a seemingly perfect man. She flies to the Queen City of the South just to meet him, but she quickly realizes he’s not as perfect as she thought.
Here enters Connor, a snobbish, easy going, boy band has-been. Set in the beautiful city that is Cebu, their story unfolds.
Simply Joei by Clare Elisabeth Marquez
Old debts are Jake’s tool of choice to reconnect with Josephine, his “Joei”. The two had a brief yet unforgettable “history” in college, a past that Jake would like to bring back.
To restart their old flame entails a make-believe relationship for the sake of an ailing matriarch, an unforgettable country drive into the heart of a storm, and lots of obstacles in between. The question is: are things better left in the past, or will true love shape the future?
Sounds Like Summer by Six de los Reyes
Lux is looking forward to a pretty wild weekend. Her plan has three phases: escape to the beach for a music festival, deal with what she can’t control, and then return to reality.
Micah is not part of the plan. As they spend the weekend together, Micah leads her to rediscover the lost pieces of herself. But all weekends must end, and Lux must soon return to the dreaded reality she’s been running away from.
The Art of Shifting Gears by Chlyu Rodriguez
Rae’s life took an unexpected turn – many unexpected turns, as a matter of fact. Facing almost every roadblock imaginable, she turned to karting as a lifeline. As she enters her junior year in college, she finds herself blindsided by signs that weren’t supposed to be there.
The Problem with Being Laura by Ava Feliz
Laura is the most rigid person you’ll meet. Her promotion makes her admired by her colleagues, but it hasn’t won her any friends. Laura mustÂ improve her social skills, as she needs them to get a promotion at work. Colleague Mikaela and her brother Miguel offer to help, but her every effort is met with a disaster. Will Laura find the courage to find herself, and maybe even love?
Which of these Sparks Books appeal to you? You can get them for just P199 each from National Book Store.
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