Why Filipinos Should Read: ‘White Lady, Black Christ’ by Charlson Ong

by Bryan Meniado August is Buwan ng mga Wika and Buwan ng mga Akdang Pinoy. These occasions serve as reminders to celebrate our languages and the work of Filipino writers. Notice that I wrote Buwan ng mga Wika, which is plural, and not the usual Buwan ng Wika because I want to celebrate the diversityContinue reading “Why Filipinos Should Read: ‘White Lady, Black Christ’ by Charlson Ong”

#BookbedMeets: Silent Reading Session this August 28

We have another #BookbedMeets session this Saturday, August 28, at 5 p.m.! To find out what to expect, check out Silent Book Club Manila’s post below: BOOKS READ DURING THE JULY 24 SESSION See you! ☁ #BookbedMeets is Bookbed’s Community Day. Everyone is welcome! To receive invites to future meetups and other updates, subscribe toContinue reading “#BookbedMeets: Silent Reading Session this August 28”

#BookbedFictory 040: ‘First Day Jitters’

by Christianne Fayth Ong This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.”Continue reading “#BookbedFictory 040: ‘First Day Jitters’”

#BookbedFictory 039: ‘The Campus Tour’

by Nigel Libranages This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” “WhyContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 039: ‘The Campus Tour’”

#BookbedFictory 038: ‘Ileaia’s First Day High’

by Paola Aliedo This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” I’mContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 038: ‘Ileaia’s First Day High’”

#BookbedFictory 038: ‘From Her Perspective’

by Pauline Navarro This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” AnnContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 038: ‘From Her Perspective’”

#BookbedFictory 037: ‘Walking on a Dream’

by H. Bentham This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” ONEContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 037: ‘Walking on a Dream’”

#BookbedFictory 036: ‘All That Matters’

by Celestine Trinidad This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” ContentContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 036: ‘All That Matters’”

#BookbedFictory 035: ‘History: Berkeley and Reagan’

by Krystle Mae Labio This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.”Continue reading “#BookbedFictory 035: ‘History: Berkeley and Reagan’”

Book Journaling: ‘Totally Engaged,’ ‘How To Become A Planet,’ and everything else I read in the past three months

by KB Meniado I read 30 books in the first half of 2021. Below is the list of the titles I finished in the second quarter, and in case you missed it, here’s the one from the first quarter. I hope you find something here that you’ve also picked up or some that you’d likeContinue reading “Book Journaling: ‘Totally Engaged,’ ‘How To Become A Planet,’ and everything else I read in the past three months”