27 stories of love, heartache, and bitterness in Ampalaya Monologues

Summit Books brings the episodic play’s hugot-fueled monologues from the stage to print.

Are you #TeamAmpalaya? If so, you’ll love the latest from Summit Books, a hugot-fueled offering that captures in 27 stories what it’s like to love, to lose, to be alone, and to long for love again. Out now from Summit Books is Ampalaya Monologues, a collection of 27 monologues about love, heartache, and bitterness written by Mark Ghosn.

One of the longest-running episodic plays in the country, Ampalaya Monologues has long kept viewers captive with straight-through-the-heart feels delivered with bald-faced honesty and biting humor. Now in book form, Ampalaya Monologues will tug at the heartstrings of even more audiences who are bound to find comfort for their hidden wounds in the confessional pieces’ candid, unrestrained words.

From a lover’s lament on the struggle of defining the relationship to another’s pain upon knowing that his is about to end, from the plea of a perpetually single person to that of one who’s perpetually left behind, anyone who has ever loved and lived to tell the tale will find a familiar face in Ampalaya Monologues’ 27 relatable characters.

Ampalaya Monologues is now available in newsstands, bookstores, convenience stores, and supermarkets nationwide for P250. Join the discussion and share your posts relating to Ampalaya Monologues on social media by using the hashtag #AmpalayaMonologues.