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After years of living abroad, Eloisa Carreon is back home and working at Reyna Bakery, where she is expected to carry on the family tradition of creating the best cakes in Manila. But it’s a return to drama: Her over-protective brother supervises her every move; her parents wory about her growing independence; and her friends won’t stop setting her up with guys who never turn out as advertised. So when she is asked to design the cake for a big wedding – staged to cover up a couple’s elopement – Eloisa takes on the duties with an understandable dose of cynicism.
What starts out as an obligation takes a turn when Eloisa meets her match in Sean Alvarez, the wedding’s handsome videographer. The attraction between them is undeniable, but Eloisa’s got a dramatic, meddling family and her own emotional baggage to deal with. She must decide if she should take the risk and follow her heart, before she loses her mind. And when better to do it than during the year’s biggest wedding?
Is there a science to falling in love?
Carlisle Santiago is through with men. After the devastating end of a seven-year relationship, she’s trying to put her life back together. What she doesn’t know is that she is the subject of the patient and methodical observations of blue-haired scientist Matteo Villegas, who just wants to find love himself. She must decide whether she’s ready to give love another shot or if this is doomed to be one failed experiment.
1) She has amnesia.
2) She’s on the run from her father’s creditors.
3) She’s enjoying her last days on earth.
Ever since Jang Min Hee walked into Gio’s small museum, she’s given him one excuse after another on why she’s vacationing at scenic Boracay Island. Rarely has Gio’s carefully catalogued world been shaken like this. Soon he finds himself scrambling over rocks, hiding in dressing rooms, and dragging her out of bars. But what is true and what is a lie? Their worlds are getting unraveled — one story at a time.
Julie is determined to be the best — and most adored — artist in her school, and everywhere. Jun, an actual art prodigy, seems to want to avoid attention at all costs. When they meet because his talent makes her question hers, she goes all out in competing with her new rival. Will her ego get in the way of the her first real love?
Fate’s been playing tricks on Cara Nicolas lately. She agrees to go on a blind date with her best friend’s fiance’s cousin, only to discover that the guy is her first love from elementary school, Lucas Lobregat. Now that would have been a charming story, except that the date turns out to be one of the worst ever. And they can’t even pretend it never happened, because they’re both suddenly part of the wedding preparations.
Just as she is starting to get to know more about the boy she used to love, Oliver Sta. Maria, an old flame who owes her some closure, surprisingly shows up. With two pasts resurfacing, which will Cara choose to rekindle? Or will she ever choose at all?
College student Snow Montelo knows what kind of guy she’s looking for. She even has a list of qualities ready (the usual — gorgeous, caring, smells good, etc), to guide her just in case. When she meets Connor Madrid, who’s got his own list, they agree to work together to find each other’s perfect person. Will they find Mr. and Ms. Right?
Caitlin’s friendship with Marcus (the de facto frontman of the world’s biggest boyband Gezellig) has long been an object of scrutiny by almost everyone — their friends and families, the media, and his fans — ever since they “went public” a couple of years back. Who wouldn’t be interested? She was a nobody, catapulted into the limelight of his fame when he struck an unusual friendship with her.
To both Caitlin and Marcus, what they have is “what you see what you get.” To everybody else, there is something more. And then comes a deal the pair couldn’t refuse: a magazine offers a huge amount to be donated to their charities of choice in exchange for a no-holds-barred interview. Will they finally settle the score? Or will they stick to the status quo?