Louise Aldana cannot catch a break.
In her anger and grief, she summons the man in her portraits - ang kaniyang guardian angel na si Alexus. As she tries to learn why her angel manifested himself, a young man named Jax enters the picture. Jax - like Louise - is an Oculus, a person who can see angels and ghosts. Things start to take a toll when a ghost sought for Louise's help, and she failed to meet her end of the bargain. With her life in constant motion and danger, kakailanganin ni Louise na makaraos sa tulong ni Alex at Jax - if they can last two seconds without getting on each other's nerves.
Ultimately in a battle between her heart and mind, Louise must choose: follow the rules or break the sacred rule of love.
Love, in whatever shape or form, is always beautiful. Despite hurdles and heartaches, it inspires us to be brave and bold in realizing the desires of our heart. The stories in this collection explore the restlessness of keeping love a secret for too long, the anxiety of confessing one’s feelings, the exhilaration of having one’s affection returned, and the heartbreak of losing someone dear to one’s heart. Read through the stories by Pop Fiction’s beloved authors ilurvbooks, fallenbabybubu, peachxvision, j_harry08, and shirlengtearjerky as they share the sweet and bittersweet things of finding love between now and ever after.
After losing Terrence, her first love, to an illness, Shay begins to believe she can’t fall in love again. She holds on to a sketch of Terrence’s best friend, “Nathan”, and looks for him just as she had promised Terrence. Much to her surprise, she meets “Nathan” when she enters her new school, Trinity High. But “Nathan” introduces himself as Jiroh and denies knowing anyone named Terrence. Thus begins the story of Shay and Jiroh, a boy whose past is inexplicably tied to her own and whose present offers a possibility of a new love. “I’m another what if, Shay,” Jiroh says. Will Shay let herself fall in love again or will she hold on to her past with Terence? Can one really move on from one’s first love?
Shaylie is a typical fifteen-year-old girl from a religious family. Terrence, on the other hand, is not your average teenage boy. To Shaylie, Terrence has always been the enigmatic, aloof, talented, and temperamental older brother of her best friend, who has never given her a second look. Until they has thrown together on a date. Their first date sparks an unlikely romance that confuses Terrence, who has long pushed people away because of a secret he has kept throughout his life. But Shaylie is patient with him, giving him a chance to feel things he has never felt with anyone else before. Will they overcome the challenges that stand in the way of their budding love? Or, will a happy ending ultimately be too much to ask for?