2014 Finalists

Fiction in English

  • Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW): This is My Life and Story by Fernando Lachica (Createspace) – 1,230
  • The Filipino Werewolf by Fernando Lachica (Createspace) – 1,054
  • Gitarista by Reev Robledo (Self-published) – 927

Fiction in Filipino/Taglish:

  • Para sa Hopeless Romantic by Marcelo Santos III (PSICOM) – 3,445
  • In Sisterhood – Lea at Lualhati by Lualhati Bautista (Self-published) – 1,523
  • Ang Banal na Aklat ng mga Kumag by Allan Derain (Cacho Pub) – 1,448

Romance in English:

  • When Fangirls Cry by Marian Tee (Independent Publishing) – 1,325
  • A Royal Heartbreak by Marian Tee (Independent Publishing) – 1,053
  • All’s Fair in Blog and War by Chrissie Peria (Self-Published) – 800

Romance in Filipino:

  • Awit ng Veakaria (Book 2): Isadora, Ang Huling Tunay na Birhen ng Lamia by Vanessa (Precious Pages Corporation) – 2,871
  • Baby, Be Mine by Sofia (Precious Pages Corporation) – 2,467
  • A Home In His Arms by Aya Myers (Precious Pages Corporation) – 2,425

Fiction Anthology:

  • Trese: Stories from the Diabolical by Budjette Tan and Kajo Baldisimo (Visprint) – 824
  • BAKA NG INA MO: O bakit hindi palaging mother knows best by Ronaldo S. Vivo Jr., Erwin C. Dayrit, Danell Arquero, Ronnel S. Vivo, Earl Kristian Palma, Christian De Jesus (UngazPress) – 805
  • Manila Noir edited by Jessica Hagedorn (Anvil) – 725

Young Adult Fiction:

  • Secretly Married by forgottenglimmer (Summit/Pop Fiction) – 1,651
  • She’s Dating the Gangster by SGWannaBe (Summit/Pop Fiction) – 1,526
  • The Despicable Guy by Leng De Chavez (Summit/Pop Fiction) – 1,201

Children’s Picture Book:

  • Kayumanggi by Christine Marie Lim Magpile, Illustrated by Jonathan Ranola (Lampara) – 1,414
  • Si Berting, ang Batang Uling by Christopher S. Rosales, illustrated by Aldy Aguirre (Lampara) – 1,300
  • Princess Lea: The Life and Story of Lea Salonga by Yvette Fernandez, illustrated by Nicole Lim (Dream Big Books) – 1,136

Comics and Graphic Novels:

  • Wandering Heart by Nald Tabuzo (Black Ink Comics) – 1,654
  • Kikomachine Komix Blg. 9 by Manix Abrera (Visprint) – 968
  • BLACKink SHORTCUTS: BIC 0026 by Herbs Navasca, Jonathan Ipan, Gypsy Guevarra, Jeff Nice, Arman Francisco, Jayron Zapant (Black Ink Comics) – 926

Poetry:

  • Musings of a Filipino Fighter by Malyari Lucban (Dagitab Publishing) – 665
  • Ulikba at iba pang bangong tula by Epifanio San Juan, Jr. (UST Publishing House) – 580
  • Ang Romansa ng Pagsagip ng Osong Marso by Virgilio Almario (Rio Alma) (UST Publishing House) – 544

Inspirational/Religious:

  • Lovestruck: Sexy Edition by Ronald Molmisa (OMF) – 2,960
  • Mama Mary and Her Children Book 4 by Fr. James Reuter, SJ (Anvil) – 1,710
  • Quick Questions, Uneasy Answers by Fr. Johnny S. Go, SJ (Christian Life Community of the Philippines) – 1,364

Humor:

  • Tambalan by Nicole Hyala and Chris Tsuper (Anvil) – 6,176
  • Parang Kayo Pero Hindi by Noreen Capili (Anvil) – 2,710
  • I Saw Da Sign by Various Authors (Summit) – 1,198

Food & Cookbook:

  • Dessert Comes First by Lori Baltazar (Sketchbooks) – 1,699
  • The Sexy Chef Cookbook by Rachel Alejandro and Chef Barni Alejandro-Rennebeck (National Bookstore) – 1,498
  • The Malunggay Book by Theodore Salonga and Mon Urbano (Anvil) – 840

Nonfiction:

  • 60 Minutes: Interviews with People Who Inspire by Ivy Mendoza / Manila Bulletin (Anvil) – 1,706
  • Human Face: a Journalist’s Encounters and Awakenings by Ceres P. Doyo (Anvil) – 1,140
  • The Naga We Know by Paz Verdados Santos and Kristian Sendon Cordero (Anvil) – 1,090