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Bone Talk by Candy Gourlay
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really liked it
bookshelves: 2019-reads, 2019-favorites, filipino-authors, ya-reads

The world-building was vivid, sweeping me right into the action. And that’s what kept me turning pages—the chase for answers and adventures, packed with very Filipino nuances. I imagined being in the Cordillera, putting my self in the lives of highlanders mingling with lowlanders and foreign captors. I imagined how it was to be in the middle of an invasion, of a war, my knowledge of what already existed and what remained to be unexplored clashing and coming together. I imagined living a version of Filipino culture that’s untainted and faithful to the ‘original’ norms. And I appreciated the very fact that I could do so because the author didn’t hold back, from animal sacrifice rituals down to battle bloodshed.

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Reading Progress

March 31, 2019 – Started Reading
March 31, 2019 – Finished Reading
April 23, 2019 – Shelved
April 30, 2019 – Shelved as: 2019-favorites
April 30, 2019 – Shelved as: 2019-reads
April 30, 2019 – Shelved as: filipino-authors
April 30, 2019 – Shelved as: ya-reads

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