Title: Patron Saints of Nothing
Author: Randy Ribay
Published: September 10, 2019
Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary
July 24, 2020 | Before you read this, please take a moment to read this important blog post by the author of the book, and learn about how you can take action against the new Terror Law in the Philippines.
Growing up, I was reluctantly proud of being half-filipino.
Even though I was also half-Indian, my mom was undoubtedly more successful than my dad at ensuring that my siblings and I were connected to her homeland and Filipino culture (sorry, dude ✌️). We used Filipino honorifics like “Ate” and “Kuya” in our household, regularly went to fiestas and novenas organized by family in the area, and visited the Philippines every two or three summers.Continue reading “Book Review: Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay // my most anticipated read of 2020”