What Am I To You: Episode 9

by Kath C. Eustaquio-Derla Tristan’s car smells like him. Brand new. The same thing can be said about his hair. Gone are the messy locks. Tonight, his long curly hair is neatly tied in a sexy man bun that even I, as a woman, can’t pull off even if it takes me the whole day. HeContinue reading “What Am I To You: Episode 9”

Tosses and Turns: The Importance of Bookstores

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. This time, I want to talk about the downsizing and shutting down (blasphemy!) of bookstores. I’m sure you’ve heard about this issue—all those news on big bookstore chains abroad closing down from lastContinue reading “Tosses and Turns: The Importance of Bookstores”

#AReaderEveryDay goes to Manila

… and we’re partnering with When In Manila! For this leg, we’re excited to raise book donations to benefit the Suit Elementary School in Dagupan City through The Storytelling Project! If you’ve been living with your nose forever perched in a book, TSP is a non-government organization that shares the same advocacy of spreading theContinue reading “#AReaderEveryDay goes to Manila”

Romance in full bloom on #AprilFeelsDay

by Maria Criselda Santos From being a small group of indie authors wanting to get their novellas published to becoming one of the largest reading communities in the country, #romanceclass has indeed come a long way. The authors do not only attract mainstream publishers noawadays, but they also held a successful event last Sunday (April 17),Continue reading “Romance in full bloom on #AprilFeelsDay”

What Am I To You: Episode 8

by Kath C. Eustaquio-Derla I leave Tristan’s place feeling better. He sounded so excited to be back and start a new life that I almost forgot my own problems. I didn’t want to burden him with my Matthew issues. Well, at least not yet. Sure, I’ve updated him about the dating part but I didn’t tellContinue reading “What Am I To You: Episode 8”

Story Submission: ‘I pray your last name is not weird’

by Toni Vivares To the one I owe many explanations, You better be living your life well, ‘cause I am short tempered and I do not want to listen to boring stories. I hope you aren’t wasting your time breaking that heart that is meant to be mine. I pray your last name is not weird.Continue reading “Story Submission: ‘I pray your last name is not weird’”

Bookbed reviews: ‘One Day’ series ni Amae de Chavez

ni Lucille de Mesa ANG KWENTO Ang One Day series ni Amae de Chavez ay umiikot sa dalawang karater na sina Maylie at Ethan. Tungkol ito sa kanilang namumuong pagkakaibigan na naging pag-iibigan. Ang One Lovely Summer Day ay tungkol sa dalawang magkaibang tao na pinagsama sa tahimik at magandang bayan ng Pila, Laguna. Si Maylie ay isang batang babae naContinue reading “Bookbed reviews: ‘One Day’ series ni Amae de Chavez”

What Am I To You: Episode 7

by Kath C. Eustaquio-Derla Unlike my college buddy Hazel who spent the following year after college traveling and meeting boys, I joined the workforce two months after graduation. I had so much pent-up energy that I needed to throw myself into work. I was single for a long time. I was bored. And I was fedContinue reading “What Am I To You: Episode 7”

What Am I To You: Episode 6

by Kath C. Eustaquio-Derla I had almost forgotten what it was like to be with him. How it feels to be the one beside Matthew and have all the other girls feel a lot less. Men like him are a rarity. At least, in my current circles and in my own twisted point of view. TheContinue reading “What Am I To You: Episode 6”