2012 Finalists

Filipino Readers' Choice Awards


Children’s Picture Books:

  • Mahabang-mahabang-mahaba by Genaro Gojo Cruz and Ghani Madueno (2010, Adarna)
  • Oh Mateo 13: Tree for All by Grace Chong and Beth Parrocha-Doctolero (2011, Hiyas/OMF Lit)
  • But That Won’t Wake Me Up by Annie and Anelka Lumbao and Liza Flores (2010, Adarna)

Chick Lit:

  • One Crazy Summer by Ines Bautista-Yao (2011, Summit) 
  • Table for Two by Marla Miniano (2010, Summit)
  • Fairy Tale Fail by Mina V. Esguerra (2010, Self-published)

Novel in English:

  • Ilustrado by Miguel Syjuco (2010, Anvil)
  • Super Panalo Sounds! by Lourd de Veyra (2011, UST Publishing House)
  • Tall Story by Candy Gourlay (2010, Cacho Publishing House)

Novel in Filipino:

  • Lumayo Ka Nga Sa Akin by Bob Ong (2011, Visprint)
  • Ang Huling Dalagang Bukid at ang Authobiography na Mali by Jun Cruz-Reyes (2011, Anvil)
  • Ang Mga Kaibigan ni Mama Susan by Bob Ong (2010, Visprint)

Comics/Graphic Novels:

  • KikoMachine Komiks Blg 6 by Manix Abrera (2010, Visprint)
  • Angel Crush by Ace Vitangcol (2011, Alturia Hill)
  • Love is in the Bag Vol 5 by Ace Vitangcol (2011, Alturia Hill)

Short story anthology:

  • The Secret of the Cave and Other Stories for Young Readers edited by Ed Maranan (2011, Anvil)
  • Alternative Alamat edited by Paolo Chikiamco (2011, Rocket Kapre and Flipside)
  • Philippine Speculative Fiction 6 edited by Nikki Alfar and Kate Aton Osias (2011, Kestrel DDM)

Essay Anthology:

  • It’s a Mens World by Bebang Siy (2011, Anvil)
  • Astigirl by Tweet Sering (2011, Astigirl Publishing)
  • Chulalongkorn’s Elephants by Ambeth Ocampo (2011, Anvil)


  • Under the Storm: An Anthology of Contemporary Philippine Poetry by Khavn de la Cruz and Joel M. Toledo (2011, Antithesis Collective)
  • May Tiyanak sa Loob ng Aking Bag by Eugene Evasco (2011, Anvil)
  • Off the Beaten Track: Tulaan sa Tren 2 (2010, Vibal)