Best Books by Filipino Authors

The book must be authored by a Filipino author. It doesn't matter if it's in Tagalog or English as long as the author is a Filipino.
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4.19 avg rating — 6,349 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 8,844 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 8,381 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 6,297 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 7,211 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 6,105 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 8,689 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 3,232 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 3,095 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 1,137 ratings
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3.40 avg rating — 2,309 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 1,166 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 812 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 565 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 4,630 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 1,613 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 5,355 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 2,259 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 1,223 ratings
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4.03 avg rating — 661 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 3,744 ratings
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4.26 avg rating — 2,448 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 1,266 ratings
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4.11 avg rating — 536 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 84,034 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 82 ratings
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3.59 avg rating — 2,108 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 1,366 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 2,064 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 433 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 391 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 924 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 129,453 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 1,039 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 731 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 1,748 ratings
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3.83 avg rating — 295 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 2,885 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 798 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 58 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 137 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 586 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 735 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 99 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 203 ratings
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4.46 avg rating — 39 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 76 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 603 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 2,932 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 26 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 678 ratings
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3.96 avg rating — 53 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 63,868 ratings
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3.71 avg rating — 12,722 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 37,461 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 422 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 73,632 ratings
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4.45 avg rating — 38 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 731 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 32 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 788 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 457 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 308 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 39 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 565 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 429 ratings
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4.69 avg rating — 13 ratings
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3.42 avg rating — 486 ratings
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3.73 avg rating — 424 ratings
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3.95 avg rating — 117 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 1,011 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 392 ratings
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3.86 avg rating — 42 ratings
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4.07 avg rating — 565 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 47 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 173 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 4,109 ratings
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3.62 avg rating — 21 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 1,180 ratings
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4.05 avg rating — 184 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 189 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 22,168 ratings
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3.73 avg rating — 15 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 135 ratings
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3.67 avg rating — 24 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 367 ratings
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3.61 avg rating — 391 ratings
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4.33 avg rating — 6 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 5 ratings
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4.50 avg rating — 104 ratings
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186 books · 398 voters · list created December 8th, 2010 by Joyzi (votes) .
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Joyzi 680 books
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KaiPea 480 books
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kwesi 章英狮 4145 books
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RE 255 books
337 friends
Dream 1211 books
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Michelle 912 books
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Joselito Honestly 681 books
380 friends
Tintin 199 books
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Comments Showing 1-26 of 26 (26 new)

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message 1: by Jasmin (new)

Jasmin Is Melisa de la Cruz Filipino? XD


message 2: by Jasmin (new)

Jasmin Oh I just looked her up. She is. :O


message 3: by Joyzi (new)

Joyzi Yep she is Filipina, but I think she lives in US now


Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly In the 500 Great Books by Women (Erica Bauermeister, Jesse Larsen and Holly Smith) there are two entries from Filipino women authors: DOGEATERS by Jessica Hagedorn and AWAITING TRESPASS by Linda Ty-Casper. I haven't read the former, and I would have voted for the latter had it been in your list.


message 5: by Joyzi (new)

Joyzi You can add books to this list just click on the adjacent tab above "add books to this list"


message 6: by Tintin (new)

Tintin Are comics not included? Only novels? :)


message 7: by Joyzi (new)

Joyzi Sure Tintin you can add them


message 8: by Joyzi (new)

Joyzi Sure Tintin you can add them


message 9: by Rose (new)

Rose hi everyone! i am just a newbie here..please help me find interesting books, especially filipino books. .i am really fond of reading filipino novels even though i was an english major. i'll be glad and grateful with your help..have a nice day always.. :)


message 10: by Michelle (new)

Michelle why are books by elizabeth gilbert, dan brown, robert ludlum, and mark twain on this list?


message 11: by [deleted user] (new)

Micaela wrote: "why are books by elizabeth gilbert, dan brown, robert ludlum, and mark twain on this list?"

I was about to ask the same thing.
Do you mind if I delete them?


message 12: by Joyzi (new)

Joyzi Rose wrote: "hi everyone! i am just a newbie here..please help me find interesting books, especially filipino books. .i am really fond of reading filipino novels even though i was an english major. i'll be glad..."

I recommend Bata Bata Pano Ka Ginawa, this book puts Filipino novels in a pedestal. Also try Rizal's works :)


message 13: by Ronnel (new)

Ronnel Suangco abnkkbsnplako is so verry funyy jejejjejejejejejjejejejjejejjejejejeej


message 14: by Joyzi (new)

Joyzi kk fhowz


message 15: by Love (new)

Love Rose wrote: "hi everyone! i am just a newbie here..please help me find interesting books, especially filipino books. .i am really fond of reading filipino novels even though i was an english major. i'll be glad..."

you can try Karen Francisco's Naermyth... a great book that could be great as any popular vampire/gothic novels..


message 16: by Serg (new)

Serg Love wrote: "Rose wrote: "hi everyone! i am just a newbie here..please help me find interesting books, especially filipino books. .i am really fond of reading filipino novels even though i was an english major...."

among the younger pinoy authors, try edgar calabia samar.


message 17: by Marga (new)

Marga VINCE O. TEVES


message 18: by Laura (new)

Laura The Little Prince
by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ???


message 19: by Dagny (new)

Dagny Laura wrote: "The Little Prince
by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry ???"


Yes, surely he was French. Born in Lyon, school in Switzerland. I believe he was in the United States when he published The Little Prince. Also spent time in Northern Africa.


message 20: by Laura (new)

Laura I know, that's why his book must be removed from this list.


message 21: by Hayley (new)

Hayley What about Stevan Javellana's Without Seeing the Dawn?


message 22: by Tmac (new)

Tmac Daoey I recently read the first fictional novel ever written by an Igorot of the Philippines. That alone should be why it belongs on this list.


message 23: by Zara (new)

Zara hi guys..i need an analysis of Kerima Polotan's The Hand of the Enemy. Can someone help me? I badly need it in my major subject.


message 24: by Abi (new)

Abi The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau? Huh?


message 26: by Merlie (new)

Merlie Ventura Hi guys I am just a new here and I want to ask. Is Brian Ascalon Roley a Filipino?


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