Author Spotlight: 8 Questions for Christine Brae

Christine Brae shares her experiences on how she come up with the story of her newest book, Eight Goodbyes. Q1. How did you come up with the story of Eight Goodbyes? Coming out of my previous novel, In This Life, I wanted to tell a “lighter” story, given that I’d just written something full of…

New Year, New Cover!

Out with the old, in with the new! Like people, book covers also need a makeover —a face-lift. Every year, people try to make themselves better. Here at Anvil, we also try to respond to the times by giving our readers some fresh book covers. As they say, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.”…

Sydney-based Author in Manila for Philippine Readers and Writers Festival

Kristyn Maslog-Levis, Sydney-based Filipino writer and author of young adult series The Girl Between Two Worlds and The Girl Between Light and Dark, will be in Manila for the Philippine Readers and Writers Festival.  It will be held on August 10-12 in Raffles Makati. Her two books follow the fantastical story of Karina. On Karina’s sixteenth birthday, she discovers…

Newport Launches Her First #AnvilFood Book “Coconut Kitchen”

Maria Regina “Regee” Tolentino Newport, founder and first president of the Culinary Historians of the Philippines (CHOP), launches her first book, Coconut Kitchen: Appetizers and Main Dishes, at National Book Store Glorietta 1 last October 14, 2017. Coconut Kitchen, a cookbook made for the home cook, contains basic information on the coconut – highlighting its…