What are the best books by Filipino writers?

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    #1ABNKKBSNPLAKo?!

    ABNKKBSNPLAKo?!

    ABNKKBSNPLAKo?! is a non-fiction humorous book written by Bob Ong. This novel is about school experiences and first published in 2001 by Visprint Inc. 

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    Samuel Montgomery
    Written on April 15, 2018
    "Bob Ong is one of the most widely known Filipino authors that you can find I can guarantee you that and he would always deliver. He has a specific style that caters to all ages and his style is very unique yet familiar for all types of situations. I can guarantee that this book is also one of his best sellers, a must buy."
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    #2Noli Me Tangere

    Noli Me Tangere

    Noli Me Tangere is a Filipino historical fiction written by Jose Rizal and translated by Harold Augenbraum. This classic novel is first published in 1887.

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    Rubén Félix
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "This seems to be a good book by a Filipino writer. If you are looking for one check this out."
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    #3Bakit Baliktad Magbasa Ng Libro Ang Mga Pilipino?

    Bakit Baliktad Magbasa Ng Libro Ang Mga Pilipino?

    Bakit Baliktad Magbasa Ng Libro Ang Mga Pilipino? is a Filipino non-fiction humorous book written by Bob Ong and first published in 2001. This book contains facts about Filipino culture. 

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    Jeremy Beck
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "If you are into funny books then this is a good read for you! In addition to that, it is written by a Filipino man by the name of Bob Ong. This book is not only funny, but gives you a nice perspective of Filipino Culture as well."
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    #4El Filibusterismo

    El Filibusterismo

    El Filibusterismo is a Filipino historical fiction book written by Jose Rizal. This classic novel is the sequel of Noli Me Tangere and first published in 1891. 

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    Jeffrey Castro
    Written on April 10, 2018
    "I've read a few books by Filipino writers so far and this guy is my favorite of them. El Filibusterismo by Jose Rizal is such a classic. A definite page-turner!"
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    #5Bata, Bata... Pa'No Ka Ginawa?

    Bata, Bata... Pa'No Ka Ginawa?

    Bata, Bata... Pa'No Ka Ginawa? is a historical fiction book written by Lualhati Bautista. This classic Filipino book tackles family issues and is first published in 1983.

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    Ruth Jordan
    Written on April 17, 2018
    "If you have never read the book Bata, Bata... Pa'No Ka Ginawa? you should check it out. I am not that big of a fan of Filipino writers usually but Lualhati Bautista really won me over with this one."
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    #6Para Kay B

    Para Kay B

    Para Kay B is a Filipino romance fiction novel written by award-winning screenwriter Ricky Lee. This book is first published in 2008 by The Writers Studio. 

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    Anna Wood
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "Any fan of Filipino writing should check out Para Kay B by Ricky Lee. This book should interest fans of romantic novels and feel good stories. I really liked out the characters were developed within the story."
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    #7The Woman Who Had Two Navels

    The Woman Who Had Two Navels
    The Woman Who Had Two Navels is a mysterious historical fiction novel written by Nick Joaquin. This classic book is first published in 1991 by Bookmark Inc. 


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    Jonathan Medina
    Written on April 9, 2018
    "This is certainly a book by a Filipino writer! It's release under the Filipino Literary Classics label identifies it as such! I wanted to feel cultured and worldly and this totally did the job."
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    #8Dusk (Rosales Saga)

    Dusk (Rosales Saga)

    Dusk is the first book in Rosales Saga written by F. Sionil Jose. This Filipino historical fiction book is about a family in small town of Rosales. It is first published in 1984. 

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    Eric Gilbert
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "After doing some research in school I ended up wanting really check out more Filipino writers. One of the books I came across was Dusk, which is the first book in Rosales Saga written by F. Sionil Jose. This book really surprised me with how good it was."
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    #9Gapo

    Gapo

    Gapo is a fiction novel written by Lualhati Bautista. This Filipino social literary book is about a province Olongapo when it became an American military base. 

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    Raquel Andrade
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "I would never buy a book for that price, oh my God, that is more expensive than 10 books that I own that are best sellers. I know maybe thousand other books written by Filipino authors, I can name all of it even and I own some of it."
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    #10Before Ever After

    Before Ever After

    Before Ever After is a contemporary romance fiction novel written by Samantha Sotto. This Filipino fantasy historical fiction book is first published in 2011. 

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    Alexander Hernandez
    Written on April 7, 2018
    "Samantha Sotto is the best writer of his or her generation. This is incredible stuff, and I should know, because I read all sorts of books. I even read magazine, but that''s beside the point. Great characters. Really thrilling adventure. You'l love it more than I did, probably."
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    #11A Small Party in a Garden

    A Small Party in a Garden

    A Small Party in a Garden is a Filipino fiction novel written by Linda Ty-Casper. It is first published in 1988 by Cellar Book Shop and it is about the Marcos regime in the Philippines.

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    Roy Ramos
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "I was learning more about Filipino culture in school and I wanted to check out a novel written by a Filipino. This was a great read and was exactly what I was looking for. It gave me some insight into the culture and places that I don't think I could get out of a history book."
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    #12Ilustrado

    Ilustrado

    Ilustrado is a Filipino historical mystery fiction novel written by Miguel Syjuco. It is first published in 2008 and won the Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for English Novel. 

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Best What are the best books by Filipino writers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1ABNKKBSNPLAKo?!Books 26 Paid
2Noli Me TangereBooks 22 Paid
3Bakit Baliktad Magbasa Ng Libro Ang Mga Pilipino? Books 19 Paid
4El FilibusterismoBooks 19 Paid
5Bata, Bata... Pa'No Ka Ginawa?Books 17 Paid
6Para Kay BBooks 15 Paid
7The Woman Who Had Two Navels Books 13 Paid
8Dusk (Rosales Saga)Books 11 Paid
9GapoBooks 9 Paid
10Before Ever AfterBooks 8 Paid
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