Bookbed recommends: ‘My Life Next Door’ by Huntley Fitzpatrick

by Allana Luta The only thing I could say after I finished reading Huntley Fitzpatrick’s My Life Next Door was “God” with the ‘o’ elongated more and more over the next times I said it repeatedly. I don’t exactly know what it was about My Life Next Door that made me fall in love with it.Continue reading “Bookbed recommends: ‘My Life Next Door’ by Huntley Fitzpatrick”

Fiction Nation: Where Allegiances Lie

by Allana Luta Movies have been a part of my life ever since I was little. I’m pretty sure I watched films before I could read which is why films have a special place in my heart. But when books I love get adapted into films, I get a little defensive as if the film industryContinue reading “Fiction Nation: Where Allegiances Lie”

Bookmark the Vote

by Lindy Gamolo June is quite an important month for the Philippines. We celebrated our Independence Day on June 12 and today marks the 154th birthday of our national hero, Jose Rizal. And you know how Rizal said that the youth is the future of our nation? We believe that, too! The youth will play anContinue reading “Bookmark the Vote”

FaceBookIt: Makeup Inspired by ‘They Call Her Dana’ by Jennifer Wilde

by Elaine Zapanta and Juvy Ann Lazo This time, we’re teaming up with Juvy from Plump Cheeks, who’s sharing a makeup look based on the cover of They Call Her Dana by Jennifer Wilde. Let’s get the ball rollin’! I chose this book because the main character, Dana O’Malley, had to overcome several different crossroads on her wayContinue reading “FaceBookIt: Makeup Inspired by ‘They Call Her Dana’ by Jennifer Wilde”

10 Things To Love About Tweedle Book Café

by KB Meniado I’ve been on the lookout for book cafés since I went to Café Talk last year so when an office mate (a shout-out to Ms. Reggie!) told me about Tweedle Book Café, I got excited. Got even more so when I found out it was only around Quezon City, and so I finallyContinue reading “10 Things To Love About Tweedle Book Café”

Tosses and Turns: Letting Go of Books—Yay or Nay?

by KB Meniado Welcome to Tosses and Turns, where I rant-chant about whatever reading-related issue that has been keeping me up at night. I’m at a crossroad in terms of my ways in this book buying life: Do I stop buying books and just let them all go? Or do I keep them and bury myselfContinue reading “Tosses and Turns: Letting Go of Books—Yay or Nay?”

Bookbed goes to: Bookish Destinations in Hong Kong

by Clarissa Chua Hong Kong has always been one of the top Asian destinations for amusement parks and shopping centers. This time, though, I’ll be talking about bookstores! Let’s explore these two bookstores I came across in the city. The first one I want to talk about is Basheer Design Books. It is one of the smallContinue reading “Bookbed goes to: Bookish Destinations in Hong Kong”

Bookmarked: The Bookmark Collector ~ Willy Nieuwveld

by Lindy Gamolo If you’re still surprised or puzzled that there are people who actually collect bookmarks (yes, as serious and “technical” as stamp and coin collectors, if you know what I mean), then it’s time to let it sink in because I’ll be proving you wrong in many Bookmarked posts to come. I’m not aloneContinue reading “Bookmarked: The Bookmark Collector ~ Willy Nieuwveld”