Crushingly Close: Now Available for Preorder!

Crushingly Close is now available for pre-order on Amazon! Get it now for the special pre-order price of 99 cents before it goes up to $2.99 on release day. Working out details with other retailers as we speak, but more than likely it will be on Smashwords on release day with distribution to other retailers TBA. News about distribution on

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COVER REVEAL: Crushingly Close

And it’s (almost) here! *cue “Hold On, We’re Going Home” by Drake*Look at that cover! It’s so glorious! The cover was designed by the lovely Gail Villanueva, who helped me out with the stock photos and typography to make sure that everything stood out in the final product. She’s also a writer, so she understood how to hit the sweet spot for

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My Life In Tweets

Right now my Twitter feed is a mess of political posts (it is an election year in the Philippines, after all) but I’ve managed to sneak in a few peeks into my life in the meantime. Here are some highlights: So here’s a thing: — Stella Torres (@TheStellaTorres) April 11, 2016 Yes, the book is coming. Yes, the title

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More #romanceclass Sightings!

#romanceclass is on the shelves at select National Bookstore branches! SM North (photo credit: yours truly) #romanceclass books at NBS SM North! @agayskee @dementedchris — Stella Torres (@TheStellaTorres) October 20, 2015 Greenbelt 1 (photo credit: Chi Rodriguez) Yay! Spotted at #NBS greenbelt 1 ❤ #romanceclass — 치シ (@_chirodriguez) October 20, 2015 And SM Rosario! (photo credit: Kevin +Tomebound) Look

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#romanceclass: Now Available in Stores!

Good news! Save the Cake and other #romanceclass titles are now available at all branches of Pandayan Bookshop! They also take online orders through their official Facebook page. And here are some documented sightings on the shelves of National Bookstore branches in Molino and Trinoma, courtesy of Chrissie Peria and Ysa Arcangel. Bookspotting at NBS Central Molino: Visprint’s #romanceclass books!

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Stella Torres

is the author of the adult contemporary romances Save the Cake, Crushingly Close, and Nine Years Away, as well as the short story “Be Creative” in the anthology Kids These Days: Stories from Luna East Vol. 1.

In her previous life, she has worked in public relations, taught English as a second language, and even attended graduate school (twice!). She has lived in Indonesia, Honolulu, and Quezon City before moving back to her hometown of Los Banos, a few hours’ drive (with traffic) from the heart of Manila.

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