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The Six Fix: Awesome Bestsellers to Perk You Up on a Rainy Day

The Six Fix: Awesome Bestsellers to Perk You Up on a Rainy Day

It’s bed weather once again, better to curl up with a good book that will let you forget about the dark clouds and the rain outside your window (or to have these reads handy when you're clouded by gloom right at your office desk).


1. Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman

Master story teller Neil Gaiman crafts another enjoyable tale with this one about a father who goes out to buy milk and has one hell of an adventure. This one is for the kids and for the kids at heart.


2. Cover (Story) Girl by Chris Mariano

Proving that there is more to Boracay than the powdery white sand, Cover (Story) Girl uses the scenic tourist destination (and even some lesser known spots) as the backdrop for a love story. Gio is a local who plans things to the littlest detail. Imagine when Min Hee, a Korean model, CEO, amnesiac, and other things which you can believe what she says that she is, asks that he be her impromptu tour guide. This book will have you reminiscing of the sound of the waves and beach loves in no time.


3. The Uncoupling by Meg Wolitzer

A new drama teacher decides to stage Greek comedy Lysistrata, and slowly the women of Stellar Plains in New Jersey fall into a strange spell. From the married women to the teenage girls, the spell affects everyone and makes them stop having sex with the men. The lull creates a ripple of effects that makes people think about the passions of life and love.


4. Falling into the Manhole by John Jack Wigley

Funny and witty, the author shares narratives culled from his childhood in Pampanga and from who he is now in Manila. He shares anecdotes about being a fan of Meryl Streep, Nora Aunor, Madonna, and Lea Salonga. He shares anecdotes about what is going on in a usual classroom in UST. He shares more of himself and truly, this engaging read will make you laugh as the rain pours outside.


5. The Harder We Fall by Mina V. Esguerra

Graduating student, Daria falls for rugby hottie Nicholas. But she wants nothing more but a fast fling as she’s eyeing Europe while he’s heading to Japan. Esguerra gives enough of the feels with sweet words and steamy scenes to make the rainy weather turn to some heat.


6. A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George RR Martin

Ser Duncan the Tall is a hedge knight who has found a trusty squire in Egg, who has unknown to many is a Targaryen. Set about a hundred years before Robert’s Rebellion, this Game of Thrones prequel needs not the reader to be familiar with the different houses or even with the series itself. This series of adventure stories is considered light with no plotting for the throne involved.

These bestsellers are now available at your favorite bookstores.

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