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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Summer Feels: A #RomanceClass Anthology



Summer Feels: A #RomanceClass Anthology

Sharing information on a new book launching on April 30, 2017 at U.P. Town Center!

Summer loving happens so fast, as you'll find with Summer Feels, an anthology of 23 stories of love under the summer sun by #romanceclass authors. Savor the candied thrill of firsts—first loves, first kisses, first solo vacations—and the bittersweet triumph of second chances. Tour the Philippines as the stories take you to mountain retreats and island paradises. Let the magic of the hot sun, clear blue skies, and lots of love take you on a roller coaster ride of feels. With stories ranging from sweet to sexy, there's sure to be something for any fan of romance.

Featuring stories by:
Elea Andrea Almazora • Erleen Alvarez • Ella Banta • Rachelle Belaro • H. Bentham • Halina Cabrera • Charlie Dio • Mina V. Esguerra • Elizabeth Galit • Georgette S. Gonzales • Ami Granada • Irene Jurado • Catherine Lo • Arlene Manocot • Bianca Mori • Eris Peñaluna • Farrah F. Polestico • Kit Salazar • Miel Salva • Fay Sebastian • Kate Sebastian • Yeyet Soriano • Marian Tee

Edited and compiled by Kate Sebastian
Cover and interior design by Miles Tan

Here's a teaser of the cover:




About the Designer

Miles Tan likes inhabiting imaginary worlds, from fantasy books to sci-fi shows to cheeky mysteries to role-playing games. She works with websites, plays with graphics, and is now currently painting with words.

Finding X is her first published novella. Her short story “Something Real” is included in the YA Luna East anthology, Kids These Days.

To learn more about her books, visit milestanbooks.com. To see more of the cover art she’s designed, check out milestanbooks.com/works.


Book links:
·       Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06Y51NJ9H
·       Print copy preorder links (Philippines only): http://bit.ly/summerfeels-pof


Stories included in this anthology:

·       “All about That Bass” by Fay Sebastian
·       “Alter Christus” by Catherine Lo
·       “Fall for Me” by Miel Salva
·       “The Game of Twenty Questions” by Elizabeth Galit
·       “The Summer You Said Hello” by Ami Granada
·       “At the Bermuda Triangle” by Elea Andrea Almazora
·       “Beachin’ Summer” by Arlene Manocot
·       “Buddy System” by Yeyet Soriano
·       “Busy out of the Friendzone” by Charlie Dio
·       “Flying with You” by Rachelle Belaro
·       “Guide for a Day” by H. Bentham
·       “Ready to Run” by Kit Salazar
·       “Secondhand Wanderlust” by Erleen Alvarez
·       “The Search for the Kissing Monster” by Ella Banta
·       “Anything Can Happen” by Marian Tee
·       “Four Basic Principles” by Bianca Mori
·       “Love after Summer” by Irene Jurado
·       “Lucky in Paradise” by Farrah F. Polestico
·       “The Swimming Instructor” by Eris Peñaluna
·       “Wedding Night Stand” by Mina V. Esguerra
·       “An Overdue Adventure” by Kate Sebastian
·       “Buttered Sunset” by Halina Cabrera

·       “Then Derrick Was Back” by Georgette S. Gonzales

King Butter Buns and The Dark Chocolates

Last Black Saturday, I made up a story together with my son. Sharing all the belly laugh-inducing silliness with you.



King Butter Buns and The Dark Chocolates 
by Justine Camacho-Tajonera

For B. 

King Butter Buns lived peacefully in the green hills with his minions, the Easter bunnies and the regular bunnies. The Easter bunnies were special. They ate the magic weeds of King Butter Bun's hills and pooped Easter eggs filled with soda gummies. King Butter Bun’s regular bunnies, on the other hand, pooped out milk chocolate bars.

Everything was going fine until the Dark Chocolates arrived. There was an army of them. They wanted to take over King Butter Bun’s kingdom. They came armed with Dark Chocolate bows and arrows and catapults. It was an all out war. King Butter Buns hit back with Easter eggs and milk chocolate bars. But they were outnumbered. The Dark Chocolates were winning.

Suddenly, from out of the horizon, a rocket ship of children arrived. The boys and girls saw that the Dark Chocolates covered King Butter Bun’s hills. “Eeew! Dark chocolates!” they cried out. Together, they flung the Dark Chocolates away until they saw the Easter eggs and milk chocolate bars. “Yay! Easter eggs and milk chocolate!” The children defeated the Dark Chocolates.

“Thank you, dear children,” King Butter Buns said, “as your reward, you can have as much Easter eggs, cola gummies, and milk chocolate as you want.” The boys and girls were astonished with the cola gummies. They didn't see that these were hidden inside the sugar shells of the Easter eggs. Everyone cheered! The regular bunnies and Easter bunnies pooped out all the Easter eggs and chocolate bars with grateful hearts. Before they left on their rocket ship, the children, in turn, left a box of carrots for the bunnies. What the bunnies pooped out from the carrots is another story. 


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