Get cozy with Inquirer e-books this Holy Week | Inquirer Technology

Get cozy with Inquirer e-books this Holy Week

/ 04:20 AM April 04, 2012

For the long Holy Week break, Inquirer Books has released several e-books for readers preparing their book lists for the quiet afternoons ahead.

First on the list is the newly released “Inquirer Book of Prayers.”

Taken from the prayers regularly featured on the front page of Inquirer Libre, the Inquirer Group’s free commuter newspaper, the prayers are short, heartfelt missives on work, family, love and relationships that were selected and arranged by Inquirer Libre editor in chief Chito de la Vega.


For readers who prefer romance to prayer, Inquirer Books has “Si Lorna, Si Tessa at Si Mando” a Tagalog romance by noted screenwriter Gilda Olvidado that was serialized in Bandera
Inquirer, the Inquirer Group’s mass-based newspaper.


For readers preferring more serious fare, the Inquirer has two-column collection e-books.

“With Due Respect” by retired Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban discusses how the Supreme Court arrives at its decisions and how mediation can help unclog court dockets.

The book, which debuted at No. 3 on the Amazon best-seller list in its category, also outlines the considerations that must be kept in mind when automating Philippine elections; and for, would-be lawyers, how to prepare for the bar exams.

As oil and power rate hikes continue, Inquirer columnist and former National Economic and Development Authority Chief Cielito Habito explains the nature of the Philippine economy in “No Free Lunch” and what ordinary people can do to cope with economic woes.

In addition to being e-books, “With Due Respect” and “No Free Lunch” are also available as actual physical books in Powerbooks and National Bookstore branches.

Rounding out the list is “Coconut Calvary,” an e-book that marks the first time an Inquirer special report has been released in e-book format. Written by i-Team editor Fernando del Mundo, the report delves into the coconut levy fund and whether its intended beneficiaries, the Filipino coconut farmers, benefited from it.


The e-books are available on the Amazon Kindle store and on local Philippine retailer Flipreads (Si Lorna, Si Tessa at Si Mando is available as a free sample on Flipreads.)

Selected Inquirer e-books are also available on,
, the iBookstore and the Barnes & Noble Nook store.

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Combined, the wide variety of e-book retailers and formats ensures Inquirer e-books can be read on Kindles, iPads, Nooks, Android tablets and other mobile devices as well as desktop PCs and notebooks.

TOPICS: Holy Week, Inquirer e-books, technology, Vacation
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