Silver Linings is a carefully selected mix of literary and genre fiction depicting Philippine mythological creatures, time travel, women’s fiction, and the paranormal – with one common theme: love, in whatever form, triumphs over all, inspiring hope and courage in a pandemic setting.
A man from the future travels back in time to prevent a deadly virus from wiping out the human race by searching for the doctor who formulated a secret vaccine.
Alina R. Co
Trapped, alone, and starving during a pandemic, Nancy thought she couldn’t have it any worse, until a tiny mouse trespasses on her life and turns it upside down.
Sometimes, messages come from beyond the grave, and for Esther Soriano, there’s one message she must give before time runs out.
YNISHKA FROM THE OTHER WORLD
An aswang princess sets foot on the human world for the first time when she volunteers to save a witch, believed to have caught the virus, and meets the man who saved her life once.
THE WHITE BUTTERFLY
Torn between the love she nurtured and the pain of losing her husband, a widow caught in a web of emotional conflicts finds her strength to move forward when she realizes that what she needs is already inside her.
Before he could lose his chance, a nurse caught in the middle of the pandemic takes extra measures to express the love he found in a woman infected with the virus.
Stuck between heaven and hell, a guilt-ridden frontliner couple struggles to find peace without knowing what happened to the son they left behind after sacrificing their lives.
After another day at the hospital, a young and hopeful doctor yearns for a long break but instead gets an encounter with a child stuck in solitude.
TOYS OF JOY
A toy maker receives an irresistible offer from an eccentric woman amid a pandemic lockdown: the opportunity to provide joy to others while saving his own.
In a world where myths and deities belong to fantasy stories, a deity found her place in the modern world as a hospital orderly, but had to deal with a pandemic plaguing humans without revealing her powers.