Bookbed reviews: ‘Skor’ by Earl Kristian Bayta Palma

by Twila Bergania THE STORY Skor by Earl Kristian Bayta Palma is a novel set in the slums of Manila, where poverty, sex and drugs rule everyone’s lives. Throughout the book, the term “skor” is used to depict drug use and crimes, themes that make the novel fairly different from most books you might see in…More

Burning the Passion for Reading

by Lucille de Mesa A few days ago, my friend and I were reminiscing about our high school memories which led to talking about books. We were avid readers back in the day. I told her about my current Goodreads challenge and the review on my blog about a book I just finished reading. We were…More

‘Give Your Books A Second Chance’ on the 20th!

If your 20th of February isn’t booked yet, then save the date for us! Together with Every Teacher A Reader and Tweedle Book Cafe, we will be celebrating Valentine’s Day and International Book Giving Day through “Give Your Books A Second Chance.” It will be a night of games, spoken word, #bookbedblinddates and acoustic music—all for a good cause! See…More