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Holiday Giveaway: All of my books in print!

December 18, 2013 - - 50 Comments

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Who wants books? Here, have all my books in print!

Not in photo: The upcoming paperback for Playing Autumn, my first international release. But that’ll be part of the prize pack too! And I will ship it free to the winner to a Philippine address.

To join, answer:
Who’s your favorite guy? (via blog comment or a post on your own blog/social media)
Bonus question: Which main character reminded you of yourself, or a friend? (post on your own blog/social media)

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Happy holidays! Thank you so much for making my year as an author the most awesome one yet.

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50 Comments

  • Cherubim Cassandra Paula Javier

    December 18, 2013 at 11:29 am, Reply

    Lucas is my number 1 because he's just..every kinds of awesome. One, he doesn't care about what people think. Two, he's unconventional, and that, for me, makes him such a dreamboat. Three, bec rockstar :DD. Four, if you get stuck with someone like him during a typhoon, you'd definitely have no reasons to complain. And lastly, he brought out the best in Ellie and he loved her

  • Claudette

    December 18, 2013 at 11:35 am, Reply

    Lucas. He's willing to compromise and even change some of his ways just to create happy memories to replace the bad ones. Plus he looks like a (secret) rock star.

  • Kat

    December 18, 2013 at 11:42 am, Reply

    I actually grew to like Anton, especially after he told Julie that being with someone was never about the right time, but the right person, and that he was upfront about his relationships and choices.

  • jev

    December 18, 2013 at 12:22 pm, Reply

    Diego! He knows how to set things right even if it means resorting to unconventional methods. His powers over sea, journey and work are awesome too.

  • Joanna

    December 18, 2013 at 12:37 pm, Reply

    Team Robbie ftw! πŸ˜€ Because I'm a sucker for sweet, romantic gestures. Ahh, young love. Hihi (side note: had to decide between Lucas or Robbie, clearly young love trumps rock star XD)

  • Alyssa

    December 18, 2013 at 12:56 pm, Reply

    I'll definitely choose Robbie! Why? *dreamy sigh* He's sweet, he's handsome, he's charming, and the list of good characteristic goes on. In other words, Robbie is my dream guy. If only I can find my own Robbie in reality. Pfft.

  • Therese Milady Padigos

    December 18, 2013 at 1:08 pm, Reply

    I want to answer Gabriel (because he's so mysterious and a con artist at that!) but he's not on the list so I'd go for my second choice – Anton. At first glance, he's the typical guy – flirty but you quickly realize that there's more to him than meets the eye. He has depth and you've barely scratched the surface. πŸ˜‰

  • Jhen Macabuag

    December 18, 2013 at 2:03 pm, Reply

    Among the boys of Ms. Mina's works, my favorite guy is Lucas (Fairy Tale Fail). I chose him because his character will make you realize that the concept of a "prince" is not always those who portrays a "good guy image." A guy who is a rockstar with tattoes, a cool guy etc. He doesn't care what would people think over him. I definitely agree that prince charmings are

  • Simply "Crz"

    December 18, 2013 at 11:59 pm, Reply

    My favorite guy is Anton. I love him because he is so unassuming, and he is so effortless in the way he carries himself. Everyone labels him as a bad boy, but it seems like he doesn&#39;t realize it himself, and that is because he isn&#39;t trying so hard to get attention. You simply get drawn to him.<br /><br />I like the fact that from a &quot;bad boy&quot;, he becomes a good boy for the woman

  • Nhiikaalovesyouu

    December 19, 2013 at 1:22 am, Reply

    My favorite is Robbie! I think all of us would like a guy like him. I mean, he&#39;s so sweet! that&#39;s the most charming personality in every guy. If he&#39;s real, i&#39;m gonna make him fall in love with me, too. :)))

  • Georgia Roble

    December 19, 2013 at 1:45 am, Reply

    My favorite is Manolo. Because he is such a mysterious guy. And she did everything just to help Kimmy, ahe did everyhing for Kimmy without Kimmy knowing it. Meaning he don&#39;t want anything in return. He&#39;s cool, his kindness are not shown in his physical appearance that makes him more mysterious, that if you really don&#39;t know him, you won&#39;t say he&#39;s kind. All others would think

  • sunshinesayree

    December 19, 2013 at 2:39 am, Reply

    Here I am joining a raffle contest for the Nth time hoping to win. Not just to experience winning a first but also because I just really love collecting books of obviously ONE OF MY FAVORITE AUTHOR. :&quot;&gt;

  • Kimberly

    December 19, 2013 at 7:36 am, Reply

    Lucas! πŸ™‚

  • Gail

    December 19, 2013 at 8:55 am, Reply

    Quin. Definitely Quin. He&#39;s serious, brooding, and totally mysterious. &quot;Quins&quot; can even help bring out the best in you, and get you out of trouble. They are so by-the-book, that when they do bend the rules for you, you couldn&#39;t help but appreciate it.<br /><br />The challenge of getting a Quin appeals to me a lot. The complications, the waiting, the hinting that seemed to get

  • Chona

    December 19, 2013 at 1:27 pm, Reply

    It’s definitely hard to choose which among the guys my favorite is because each one of them has a certain charm that I like about them. It actually seems like some sort of mental debate was happening in my mind as I was typing this. *Sighs!*<br /><br />Anyways, I ended up picking Robie. Why? Simply because he reminds me of the guys I used to fantasize when I was younger. He is cute, charming,

  • Nicka Jerao

    December 19, 2013 at 2:25 pm, Reply

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  • Nicka Jerao

    December 19, 2013 at 2:33 pm, Reply

    It&#39;s hard for me just to pick &quot;one guy&quot; but i guess my favorite is Anton, because &quot;That kind of guy&quot; is my favorite book so far. Anton is just my ideal guy, the bad-boy player type i know it&#39;s a risk to like/love that kind of guy but i can say it&#39;s worth it to be with &quot;that kind of guy&quot;. The story also hit the part of my life, when I was in high school I&

  • The Reluctant Stylista

    December 19, 2013 at 3:40 pm, Reply

    My favorite guy was Dante (though I crush Diego very much, too). He knew what he wanted, he&#39;s a history buff AND he&#39;s into martial arts. I probably have a bias because that&#39;s exactly my type. Plus the fact that he&#39;s younger–well, I can *almost* relate to Carla, except I have lesser hang ups about dating someone that young (here in Manila it&#39;s practically unavoidable. For a

  • Jessene

    December 19, 2013 at 7:19 pm, Reply

    My favorite guy is Zack! People would think he&#39;s too &#39;torpe&#39; for not telling Jasmine his feelings for her sooner, but I guess it&#39;s because he valued their friendship so much. He&#39;s a rare gem!<br /><br />I see myself as Chesca from Love Your Frenemies. I have good intentions for my friends, but these always turn out the wrong way. Also, I like playing mind games like her (hehe)

  • Allen Grace

    December 20, 2013 at 6:04 am, Reply

    Okay, my comment on this blog might appear a little biased for some reason that My Imaginary Ex is the only book of Mina that I read this year. Yes, I know, I&#39;ve been missing a lot lately, but don&#39;t fret you guys, I have paperback copies of That Kind of Guy, which I believe had won as the Best Chicklit at ReaderCon few weeks ago, I also have No Strings Attached, these are books that I

  • Van Rosalada

    December 20, 2013 at 12:46 pm, Reply

    My favorite guy is Quin. He&#39;s a very mysterious guy. And, though he may not be very expressive, you can tell that he loves you and cares for you by the way he acts — he&#39;s always there for you. πŸ™‚

  • phoibee

    December 20, 2013 at 2:16 pm, Reply

    My favorite is Anton because certainty is sexy.

  • Danieca Cablitas

    December 22, 2013 at 10:23 am, Reply

    Joaquin &quot;Quin&quot; Apolinario is really my favoite. He makes me really curious, the type of guy who hides their feelings well.

  • jiaaaaan

    December 22, 2013 at 6:47 pm, Reply

    Lucas. He&#39;s probably every girl&#39;s dream guy. :&quot;&gt;

  • Gracie Jimenez

    December 22, 2013 at 7:32 pm, Reply

    Lucas!!! πŸ™‚ He&#39;s sensitive at the same time bad ass!

  • Freine Writes

    December 24, 2013 at 7:31 pm, Reply

    Lucas! He knows the value of genuine love.

  • Ethel Caraig

    December 24, 2013 at 7:34 pm, Reply

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    • Ethel Caraig

      December 24, 2013 at 7:37 pm, Reply

      Lucas!! the guy who is willing to prove his love for someone despite of his imperfections

  • roma jyn

    December 24, 2013 at 7:40 pm, Reply

    My favorite guy is Lucas on Fairy Tale Fail! He&#39;s my dream guy, and I love his personality. Anyone can fall in love with him. πŸ™‚

  • Katrina

    December 24, 2013 at 7:52 pm, Reply

    Robbie! I like her for Hannah, although he&#39;s clueless with Hannah being the goddess of Love, I&#39;m certain they would be a perfect match! xD

    • Katrina

      December 24, 2013 at 8:02 pm, Reply

      I&#39;ve seen myself in Hannah and Ellie&#39;s story, I guess. You know the thing of matching your friend with someone? I&#39;ve always wanted to try that. And also the Fairy-tale-in-real-life expectation. The feeling that you always yearn and expect that in every relationship, there&#39;s a happy ending. That&#39;s why I see myself in them. πŸ˜€

  • GLAIZA

    December 24, 2013 at 7:53 pm, Reply

    My favorite guy would be Lucas from Fairy Tale Fail. Surely every girl would wish him to be someone for real.<br /><br />I can totally relate to Ellie of Fairy Tale Fail too. At one point, I kept wanting an old flame back thinking that no one out there would take his place. But in reality, there&#39;s always someone worth waiting for for everyone.

  • mae-ann doria

    December 24, 2013 at 8:01 pm, Reply

    Among the boys of Ms. Mina&#39;s works, my favorite guy is Lucas (Fairy Tale Fail). I chose him because his character will make you realize that the concept of a &quot;prince&quot; is not always those who portrays a &quot;good guy image.&quot; A guy who is a rockstar with tattoes, a cool guy etc. He doesn&#39;t care what would people think over him. I definitely agree that prince charmings are

  • Kimberly Gonzales

    December 24, 2013 at 8:30 pm, Reply

    My favorite guy would be Manolo from &quot;Love Your Frenemies&quot;. I loved him because he wasn&#39;t perfect. Not that it&#39;s bad thing. I felt that he was a real person who exists. Sure, he has flaws and all but past all that, he truly cares for Kimmy. He had always been there and always thought about how she was. Another thing is, you could see how he matured even with just the glimpses

  • Claire Madarang

    December 24, 2013 at 8:41 pm, Reply

    I like how Zack is there for Jasmine, especially when Jasmine finally broke up with Tim. πŸ™‚

  • Kristal Jade

    December 24, 2013 at 9:34 pm, Reply

    I like Lucas. He is quiet and mysterious yet caring and sensitive. My type of guy. Teehee. And what I observed is that he is also a good listener especially during Ellie&#39;s moments. Haha! :)<br /><br />I see my friend(RK) in Ellie&#39;s character. What happened to Ellie actually happened to RK except that the guy broke up with her on her 17th birthday. The guy said that she has issues and he

  • Sarah Jane Alcantara

    December 24, 2013 at 11:04 pm, Reply

    Grabe, puro english yung mga nakikita kong entries. Hindi naman po ako kagalingan sa english, kaya ita-type ko nalang po yung gusto kong sabihin sa kung saan ako mas kumportable. Baka magkamali pa ako.<br /><br />Sa totoo lang po, wala pa po akong nabili na books niyo, kasi nakalaan po yung pera ko para sa iba. Mas nauna ko pa nga itong nakita, kesa sa mga nabili ko eh. At ito na po yung chance,

  • Sarah Jane Alcantara

    December 24, 2013 at 11:39 pm, Reply

    Hindi naman po talaga sa nare-remind ako nung character (Kimmy). Gusto ko lang po talaga yung concept nung story, na tipong maghihiganti. Isa po kasi talaga yun sa mga hinahanap ko sa stories eh.

  • Sarah Jane Alcantara

    December 24, 2013 at 11:45 pm, Reply

    Bilang wala pa po ako ng mga books niyo, magco-comment nalang ako ng mga gusto kong makita (or rather mabasa) tungkol sa mga katangian ng lalaki niyong characters. Syempre, handsome, sweet, maginoo, pero medyo bastos. Yung tipong &#39;Ideal Boyfriend&#39; na.

  • Jean Camille Mazo

    December 25, 2013 at 2:05 am, Reply

    Robbie,,, why!? He&#39;s sweet, charming and a dream guy. An ideal guy for women. πŸ˜€

  • Evert

    December 25, 2013 at 10:54 pm, Reply

    Manolo! Financially smart, physically fit, seems to be intimidating, but apparently a hopeless romantic!

  • Anna Marie Santos

    December 26, 2013 at 6:09 pm, Reply

    My favorite guy is Robbie!! He is really sweet and he always thinks of making Hannah happy. I was so *kilig* when he saved Hannah and danced with her after the bash. And I find it cute when he was like cheering himself that &quot;she&#39;s not saying no&quot; when he had taken her hand and rested the other on her hip. He is a dream guy for me! When I was reading that part, I had actually fell in

  • Precious Pajarellano

    December 27, 2013 at 1:51 pm, Reply

    Quin! He&#39;s just so dreamyyy and mysterious! And he&#39;s ughhh can&#39;t even put to words what I&#39;m feeling!

  • Rose Ann

    December 27, 2013 at 5:38 pm, Reply

    Anton is definitely the kind of guy that I like. For me he is a cool guy and confident with himself. I like that about him. Even though he is a playboy he is willing to change and be a good guy for the love of his life, Julie. And that&#39;s why I like him even more. He is different when it comes to Julie. He treats Julie the other way he treats his girls before. <br /><br />This one&#39;s my

  • Ina Mariel Nera

    December 27, 2013 at 9:21 pm, Reply

    Aww. I was reading the comments and I don&#39;t even know what they&#39;re talking about! I really am missing a lot lately.. :(( There aren&#39;t really bookstores in our place so I haven&#39;t gotten copies of your book. But, I&#39;ll try reading, though.

  • Ina Mariel Nera

    December 27, 2013 at 9:28 pm, Reply

    Well, Ellie reminds me of my childhood best friend, Danielle. I know I haven&#39;t read your books because of lack of money and there aren&#39;t stores in our province but Ellie reminds me of my best friend because they almost have the same names

  • ooirynoo

    December 27, 2013 at 9:58 pm, Reply

    Diego is my ideal kind of guy. Aside from being a Sea God ( I am fascinated by the sea and its mysteries), he&#39;s a hottie as described in a book when he was in the pool swimming with Hannah — &quot;His body was insanely ripped, wet hair slicked back and not wildly curly, so yeah, this was suddenly all attractive to me&quot; (Queen of the Clueless). His kisses brings warmth —&quot; …

  • professional dreamer nagi

    December 27, 2013 at 10:31 pm, Reply

    Hands down, it&#39;s Lucas. I used to be a Dante fan, but when Lucas came into the picture, boom! What&#39;s nice about Lucas is that even if he was described as dreamy, we get to see a side of him that is scarred and emotionally dragged down (more than what we see in the other male characters in the other stories), and that makes him even rounder and more believable. I also like the way he was

  • myrya

    December 27, 2013 at 11:06 pm, Reply

    Hands down my fave guy is Lucas. I even dream about him sometimes. Hahaha. He just seems so real to me that I sincerely believe I will run into A Lucas during one stormy day. I really like how he&#39;s portrayed as being up there and unreachable but when Ellie gets to know him he&#39;s so normal and relatable, fanboy tendencies aside. I just love the progression from Office Crush to Cafeteria/

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