Book Blog

Book Blog

The Library System will regulary feature a publication that typically relates to a particular topic and consists of articles and personal commentary by one or more authors.


Asian Stories: A Journey to its past and present

Shawn Sy                            |                            Jan 11 2023

Asia is a fascinating place filled with diverse cultures, traditions, beliefs, languages, and cuisines. Besides being the largest continent in the world, Asia is known for its rich history and civilization, including its natural resources and early architecture. This cultural heritage is further explained and passed down to each generation through stories and folktales.

A Christmas Blurb

Shawn Sy                            |                            Dec 6 2022

We all look forward to the Chri s tmas season as kids or adults. With the holiday season nearing, we can’t help but get excited about the upcoming parties, decorations, delicious food, and present s we’ll receive. But did you know there’s much more to di scover about this festive holiday?

Dead but beautiful: Looking through the Gothic Literature

Shawn Sy                            |                            Nov 23 2022

When hearing the names of Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Shelly, Bram Stoker, and H.P. Lovecraft, we are mostly reminded of stories that are dark, grotesque, mysterious, and horrifying.

Political Books Through the Ages

Shawn Sy                            |                            Jun 6 2022

Politics has been a topic of debate through the ages, controversial enough that people often avoid conversing about it with friends, family members, and strangers. Yet despite the unspoken prohibition surrounding its discussion, politics continue to hold importance in our daily lives, our economy, and our way of living. We can read tweets making comments about the president’s new projects; sometimes, we see posts on Facebook on their latest accomplishments. We can even see their action and decisions broadcasted live in our phones

Hogwarts Book and Where To Find Them

Shawn Sy                            |                            Apr 23 2022

You've read through the magical world of Harry Potter, you've met his friends, defeated the Dark Lord, and you've seen Harry mature throughout his adventures; but are you curious about what they do during their classes? The tales told by their parents when they were young? What about the magical creatures that roam around the entire Wizarding Worlds?

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Shawn Sy                            |                            Mar 7 2022

Maybe you were one of the kids who would always play witches and wizards. Maybe you used to pick random sticks that had fallen on the ground and fashioned it as your wand, waving it in the air and believing that it would one day cast a spell.

Romance and Chill

Shawn Sy                            |                            Feb 7 2022

Valenetine's Day is around the corner this February, the month that's been anticipated by couples and lovers - unless you're single (against your choice) then you probably dislike it with bitter aversion...

Shakespeare's Greatest!

Shawn Sy                            |                            January 12, 2022

You've probably heard of Hamlet and his famous lines "to be or not to be", or the tragic love story of Romeo and Juliet, or perhaps the crushing fate of Julius Caesar and his Roman Empire. But, did you know about the man behind these masterpieces? If yes, congratulations! If not, then, it's probably time to visit your library and read some of his works.

Books or Treat!

Shawn Sy                            |                            Oct 26 2021

Fear is one of human's basic emotions. We fear the unknown and different, such as ghosts, monsters, the darkness, and even a few creepy crawlies - and yet for some reason, we seek to scare ourselves by watching a horror movie or by visiting a haunted house, especially when Halloween is around the corner.

Psychology Books For Everyone

Shawn Sy                            |                            Sept 6, 2021

Learning Psychology is fun and interesting. It helps you understand why people act the way they do and can even help you improve your decision-making skills, manage stress, and live a healthy lifestyle. But, like any other subject, Psychology is not the easiest thing to understand, especially when you are still new to this area.

Qualitative Research Titles For You!

Shawn Sy                            |                            Sept 3, 2021

Although research is not everybody’s cup of tea, it equips you with the right information and knowledge to answer the unknown, develop your reasoning skills, and solve problems in the most efficient way possible. Yes, it can be tedious to some, but hey! Research work can also be fun once you get to know the basics. And, once you finish and submit your first research output, you’ll definitely feel that sense of achievement after a long day’s work.