Reviews

MONSTRESS: Stories

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Unusual culture clashes between the Philippines and the West drive this intimate and admirably controlled debut story collection.Tenorio has a great knack for striking story premises. "Help" is narrated by a young man who's recruited by his uncle to attack the Beatles at the Manila airport for supposedly disrespecting Imelda Marcos. "The View From Culion" is set in a leper colony where a young ... Read full review

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Review: Monstress

User Review  - Kat Stromquist - Goodreads

Sad and weird in the best possible way. An excellent collection. Read full review

Review: Monstress

User Review  - Paige Newman - Goodreads

Oh my god, my pal Lysley wrote a book of lovely short stories and yes it is awesome! Read full review

Review: Monstress

User Review  - Shan - Goodreads

These stories are just plain awesome. I flew through them, and each one was sadder and funnier and more enjoyable than the last. This is a heck of a debut, and Tenorio is probably only going to get better. Read full review

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