Currently Reading: Gifted Little Creatures (Interim Goddess of Love) by Mina V. Esguerra

23234855Maya, the goddess of the moon, is in human form as a college student for now — and she’s grounded. This doesn’t keep her from doing what she does well, manipulating the world and everything in it, from the home she can’t leave. (An illustrated short story set in the Interim Goddess of Love universe.)

You can get this free story here:

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/476183

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Interim Goddess of Love series by Mina V. Esguerra

About Mina V. Esguerra

Mina V. Esguerra writes contemporary romance and young adult novellas. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a master’s degree in Development Communication, put to good use in her work as trainer and content management consultant. Mina lives in Metro Manila, Philippines, with her husband and daughter.

She finds inspiration in the lives and experiences of other people, so the answer to “Is this story based on you?” is always, always “No.”

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Giveaway Winner: Interim Goddess of Love Trilogy in Kindle by Mina V. Esguerra

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And … the winner of our Interim Goddess of Love Trilogy in Kindle giveaway is:

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Thanking everyone who participated! ‘Til our next giveaway! 🙂

You can get the Kindle bundle version of the Interim Goddess of Love trilogy at $0.99 (US price, $2.99 Asia Pacific) until this weekend. Its regular price is $4.99!  ❤

Happy reading! 🙂

 

Giveaway: Interim Goddess of Love by Mina V. Esguerra: The Complete Trilogy in Kindle

IGoLGet the Kindle bundle version of the Interim Goddess of Love trilogy! It will be $0.99 (US price, $2.99 Asia Pacific) for a limited time. Its regular price is $4.99! Or: join the giveaway by clicking the link below for a chance to win all three ebooks! ❤

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About the Interim Goddess of Love: The Complete Trilogy

Publication Date: February 6, 2014 Get the entire INTERIM GODDESS OF LOVE trilogy in one ebook!

College sophomore Hannah Maquiling doesn’t know why everyone tells her their love problems. She’s never even had a boyfriend, but that doesn’t stop people from spilling their guts to her, and asking for advice. So maybe it shouldn’t be a surprise when the cutest guy in school tells her that she’s going to have to take on this responsibility — but for all humanity.

The Goddess of Love has gone AWOL. It’s a problem, because her job is to keep in check this world’s obsession with love (and lack of it). The God of the Sun, for now an impossibly handsome senior at an exclusive college just outside of Metro Manila, thinks Hannah has what it takes to (temporarily) do the job.

INTERIM GODDESS OF LOVE: While she’s learning to do this goddess thing, she practices on the love troubles of shy Kathy, who’s got a secret admirer on campus. Hannah’s mission, should she choose to accept it, is to make sure that he’s not a creepy stalker and they find their happily ever after — or at least something that’ll last until next semester. (As if she could refuse! The Sun God asked so nicely. And he’s so, well, hot.)

QUEEN OF THE CLUELESS: If you’ve been feeling neglected by the Goddess of Love lately, don’t worry — Hannah Maquiling, college sophomore, is in training to take over. The Original Goddess is missing, but Hannah is Interim Goddess now, and she should figure out how to solve humanity’s love problems soon. Quin (God of the Sun) is still her mentor, still really hot, but apparently isn’t as honest about his other earthly relationships as she thought. It’s frustrating, and enough to make her check out possibilities with Diego (God of the Sea) and Robbie (Cute Human).

In the meantime, she’s decided to spend some of her precious training time helping to break up a relationship, instead of putting one together. Why? Because the girl in question happens to be her best friend Sol, whose boyfriend is stealing not just from her, but from other people on campus. Sol didn’t exactly summon the Goddess, but this is what power over Love is for, right? Surely it’s not just about matchmaking, but ending doomed relationships too. (Even when it’s not what people want.)

ICON OF THE INDECISIVE: College student Hannah Maquiling, also temporarily working as the Goddess of Love, has had

 Icon of Indecisive (Interim Goddess of Love #3) by Mina V. Esguerra

Icon of Indecisive (Interim Goddess of Love #3) by Mina V. Esguerra

enough of everyone asking for her help when it comes to relationships. It’s her turn to find romance! She deserves it, after serving as matchmaker and confidant to everyone else in Ford River College for the past year. She’s had a crush on handsome senior (and God of the Sun) Quin forever, but he’s destined to fall in love with an extraordinary mortal woman, so she’s figured her chances with him have pretty much dropped to zero.

It’s not like she doesn’t have any options for a classic college romance though. There’s Diego, God of the Sea and Quin’s best friend/enemy. And regular guy Robbie is stepping up, making sure she knows how he feels about her. How hard can it be for a goddess to find someone to love, and be loved in return?

Source: http://www.amazon.com/Interim-Goddess-Love-Complete-Trilogy-ebook/dp/B00IAV7ZT0

About Mina V. Esguerra

Mina V. Esguerra writes contemporary romance and young adult novellas. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a master’s degree in Development Communication, put to good use in her work as trainer and content management consultant. Mina lives in Metro Manila, Philippines, with her husband and daughter.

She finds inspiration in the lives and experiences of other people, so the answer to “Is this story based on you?” is always, always “No.”

Currently Reading: Icon of the Indecisive (Interim Goddess of Love #3) by Mina V. Esguerra

Our book club – Pinoy Reads Pinoy Books [PRPB] will start reading together Mina V. Esguerra’s Icon of Indecisive (Interim Goddess of Love #3) on Monday. It is the last book of the series. Below is our reading schedule:

Chapters 1 to 3 – January 13, 2014

Chapters 4 to 6 – January 14, 2014

Chapters 7 to 9 – January 15, 2014

Chapters 10 to 12 – January 16, 2014

Chapters 13 to 15 – January 17, 2014

Chapters 16 to 18 – January 18, 2014

Chapters 19 to 21 – January 19, 2014

Chapters 22 to 25- January 20, 2014

Chapters 26 to 29 – January 21, 2014

I will start posting questions on Monday. I hope that you’ll read with us! If you’re at Goodreads, you can check the discussion thread here: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1617706

Happy reading! ^_^

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 Icon of Indecisive (Interim Goddess of Love #3) by Mina V. Esguerra

Icon of Indecisive (Interim Goddess of Love #3) by Mina V. Esguerra

College student Hannah Maquiling, also temporarily working as the Goddess of Love, has had enough of

everyone asking for her help when it comes to relationships. It’s her turn to find romance! She deserves it, after serving as matchmaker and confidant to everyone else in Ford River College for the past year. She’s had a crush on handsome senior (and God of the Sun) Quin forever, but he’s destined to fall in love with an extraordinary mortal woman, so she’s figured her chances with him have pretty much dropped to zero.

It’s not like she doesn’t have any options for a classic college romance though. There’s Diego, God of the Sea and Quin’s best friend/enemy. And regular guy Robbie is stepping up, making sure she knows how he feels about her. How hard can it be for a goddess to find someone to love, and be loved in return?

About Mina V. Esguerra

Mina V. Esguerra writes contemporary romance and young adult novellas. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a master’s degree in Development Communication, put to good use in her work as trainer and content management consultant. Mina lives in Metro Manila, Philippines, with her husband and daughter.

She finds inspiration in the lives and experiences of other people, so the answer to “Is this story based on you?” is always, always “No.”

Book Review: Interim Goddess of Love by Mina V. Esguerra

 Interim Goddess of Love (Interim Goddess of Love #1) by Mina V. Esguerra

Interim Goddess of Love (Interim Goddess of Love #1)
by Mina V. Esguerra

My Review:

Dates read: December 23, 2013 to December 31, 2013 with PRPB.

This is my second read and second review of the Interim Goddess of Love (Interim Goddess of Love, #1).

I felt the same way I had felt the first time I read this book so my rating remains the same.

In fact I appreciated this book more after reading it again. Kasi, I had to ask questions for our group read – kaya naman parang bawat sentence yata noong book – binutingting ko na. LOL.

[IGoL is about Hannah (a college student) who was asked to take the place of the goddess of love (currently MIA) who’s in-charge of the humanity’s love lives.

This made me think about a lot of things – mainly about life. But what I really liked the most about IGoL was that it made me reminisce my college life! (OMG, that was a long, long, long time ago. Napaghahalata). I did have friends like Kathy who had love problems.

Those days were fun. ^_^

What made this interesting was because there were three guys in Hannah’s personal love zone – each guy as interesting as the last. A pity she liked Quin (although I personally thing that Quin is actually the man! and that he’s actually likeable once he removed that emo and mysterious persona of his.

Well, I’ll never know until I finish the series – so, yeah! I hope you’ll read it with us in PRPB (Pinoy Reads Pinoy Books). Cheers!

First review: (Date read: Feb. 2013)

I totally love this book!

I was feeling down and in panic and swamped with work – I didn’t know which one should come first anymore. And so, I picked up this book which has been in my bed for quite sometime already.

I call it Mina magic – the author’s ability to make me smile and feel kilig. Her books have the ability to uplift my spirits which I think is currently on an all-time low due to my [daily?] emotional turmoil and all that.

Anyway, I love the characters – Hannah, Quin, Robbie, Sol, and even Diego and etc. I have my own theories why Quin’s like that but I’m going to leave it at that!

I can’t wait to read the second book! ^_^

My Rating: ★★★★★

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About the Book

When you’re offered to become the goddess of love, how can you refuse?

When Hannah is asked to take the place of the goddess of love, she agrees because it was assigned to her by the love of her life-who just so happens to be the very gorgeous sun god. Though she does have a knack for listening to other people’s heartaches, she’s totally new at it and can’t understand how she can help bring love into people’s lives when she can’t even get one particular boy to pay attention to her. Will Hannah ever survive this goddess gig? Or will she end up heartbroken as well?

About Mina V. Esguerra

Mina V. Esguerra writes contemporary romance and young adult novellas. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a master’s degree in Development Communication, put to good use in her work as trainer and content management consultant. Mina lives in Metro Manila, Philippines, with her husband and daughter.

She finds inspiration in the lives and experiences of other people, so the answer to “Is this story based on you?” is always, always “No.”

Currently Reading: Queen of the Clueless (Interim Goddess of Love #2) by Mina V. Esguerra

Our book club – Pinoy Reads Pinoy Books [PRPB] is now currently reading together Mina V. Esguerra’s Queen of the Clueless (Interim Goddess of Love #2). Below is our reading schedule:

Chapters 1 to 3 – January 3, 2014

Chapters 4 to 6 – January 4, 2014

Chapters 7 to 9 – January 5, 2014

Chapters 10 to 12 – January 6, 2014

Chapters 13 to 15 – January 7, 2014

Chapters 16 to 18 – January 8, 2014

Chapters 19 to 21 – January 9, 2014

Chapters 22 to 25 – January 10, 2014

I will start posting questions tomorrow! After this, we’ll move on to the last book of the series.

I hope that you’ll read with us! If you’re at Goodreads, you can check the discussion thread here: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1617706

Happy reading! ^_^

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Queen of the Clueless (Interim Goddess of Love #2)

Queen of the Clueless (Interim Goddess of Love #2)

If you’ve been feeling neglected by the Goddess of Love lately, don’t worry — Hannah Maquiling, college sophomore, is in training to take over. The Original Goddess is missing, but Hannah is Interim Goddess now, and she should figure out how to solve humanity’s love problems soon. Quin (God of the Sun) is still her mentor, still really hot, but apparently isn’t as honest about his other earthly relationships as she thought. It’s frustrating, and enough to make her check out possibilities with Diego (God of the Sea) and Robbie (Cute Human).

In the meantime, she’s decided to spend some of her precious training time helping to break up a relationship, instead of putting one together. Why? Because the girl in question happens to be her best friend Sol, whose boyfriend is stealing not just from her, but from other people on campus. Sol didn’t exactly summon the Goddess, but this is what power over Love is for, right? Surely it’s not just about matchmaking, but ending doomed relationships too. (Even when it’s not what people want.)

About Mina V. Esguerra

Mina V. Esguerra writes contemporary romance and young adult novellas. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a master’s degree in Development Communication, put to good use in her work as trainer and content management consultant. Mina lives in Metro Manila, Philippines, with her husband and daughter.

She finds inspiration in the lives and experiences of other people, so the answer to “Is this story based on you?” is always, always “No.”

Currently Reading: Interim Goddess of Love by Mina V. Esguerra

Our book club – Pinoy Reads Pinoy Books [PRPB] is currently reading together Mina V. Esguerra’s Interim Goddess of Love. Below is our reading schedule:

December 23 to 24, 2013 – Chapters 1 to 3

December 24 to 25, 2013 – Chapters 4 to 6

December 25 to 26, 2013 – Chapters 7 to 9

December 26 to 27, 2013 – Chapters 10 to 12

December 27 to 28, 2013 – Chapters 13 to 15

December 28 to 29, 2013 – Chapters 16 to 18

December 29 to 30, 2013 – Chapters 19 to 21

December 30 to 31, 2013 – Chapters 22 to 24

After this, we’ll move on to the next book of the series until we finish it. [There are three books in total].

I hope that you’ll read with us! If you’re at Goodreads, you can check the discussion thread here: https://www.goodreads.com/topic/show/1617706

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 Interim Goddess of Love (Interim Goddess of Love #1) by Mina V. Esguerra

Interim Goddess of Love (Interim Goddess of Love #1)
by Mina V. Esguerra

When you’re offered to become the goddess of love, how can you refuse?

When Hannah is asked to take the place of the goddess of love, she agrees because it was assigned to her by the love of her life-who just so happens to be the very gorgeous sun god. Though she does have a knack for listening to other people’s heartaches, she’s totally new at it and can’t understand how she can help bring love into people’s lives when she can’t even get one particular boy to pay attention to her. Will Hannah ever survive this goddess gig? Or will she end up heartbroken as well?

About Mina V. Esguerra

Mina V. Esguerra writes contemporary romance and young adult novellas. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communication and a master’s degree in Development Communication, put to good use in her work as trainer and content management consultant. Mina lives in Metro Manila, Philippines, with her husband and daughter.

She finds inspiration in the lives and experiences of other people, so the answer to “Is this story based on you?” is always, always “No.”