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Stories

Story Submission: ‘A Couple of Wednesdays’

by Dominique Gonzaga-Sulatra Chynna never forgets a face—well, no one forgets the face of their first love, anyway. And so as soon as she sees the guy wearing that unmistakable blue beanie stepping inside the book café, she almost drops her book.  Omo, is that Jaehyun? Chynna sits up. Squints her eyes. Blinks twice. Thrice. Rubs her eyes […]

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Recommended Reads

Bookbed recommends: ‘Sweet on You: A Filipino Christmas romance’ by Carla de Guzman

by KB Meniado Now more than ever, we need something good and filling, and Sweet on You: a Filipino Christmas romance by Carla de Guzman hits the spot. More so if you are, well, Filipino and have a sweet tooth like me because *wipes drools* this foodie romance is delicious and comforting in all the […]

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Events

#BookbedMeets: Silent Reading Session this Nov 21

This is the fifth #BookbedMeets this second half of the year, and we’re once again inviting you to read silently with us for an hour this coming Saturday, November 21! Sign up here, and bring any book you’d like to read—or even a friend or two. See you! ☁ BOOKS READ DURING THE OCT 29 […]

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Features News Places

#AReaderEveryDay Cotabato: Presenting… Bookends!

by Bam Baraguir A couple of months ago, I asked for your help regarding a small reading nook I wanted to put up here in my hometown in Cotabato City, and while it has taken a while to prepare the space, I’m now happy to present to you…. *drumrolls*… Bookends! My cousins and I cleared […]

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Events

#BookbedMeets: Silent Reading Session this Oct 31

We’re hosting yet another (!) #BookbedMeets this October 31 and we’re inviting you to come join us! We won’t bite, BUT we promise that we will devour some good stories together. Sign up here, and bring any book you’d like to read (spooky reads allowed!). See you! ☁ BOOKS WE READ DURING THE SEP 19 […]

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Shelfwalking

Shelfwalking: Bibi Mangki’s Library

Welcome to the book jungle! This is a special Shelfwaking episode featuring #thereadingmonkey‘s library. Bibi Mangki, together with Fella The Cat and Sonny D Dog, shares a sneak peek of the books they have at home. Enjoy, and leave a like and comment! ☁️

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All Reading Aloud

All Reading Aloud: ‘Please Pick Me’ by Reina Regina

Welcome to All Reading Aloud, in which we read excerpts out loud. Please Pick Me is Reina Regina’s debut book, filled with beautiful poetry—words strung together that gives us a glimpse of the author’s life. It’s cut into multiple parts, diving deep into her story as a lover, a tarot reader, a daughter, a writer. […]

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Bookmarked

Bookmarked: The Bookmark Collector ~ Gökhan Micik

by KB Meniado Long time no bookmarking! Today, I’m stepping in for Lindy Gamolo who hosts this column series to feature Gökhan Micik, a bookmark collector all the way from Hamburg, Germany. A quick trivia about him right off the bat: he found a bookmark collector friend through Bookbed! Here’s to hoping we help connect more. […]

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Reviews

Bookbed reviews: ‘Furia’ by Yamile Saied Méndez

by KB Meniado THE STORY An #ownvoices contemporary YA set in Argentina, about a rising soccer star who must put everything on the line—even her blooming love story—to follow her dreams. In Rosario, Argentina, Camila Hassan lives a double life. At home, she is a careful daughter, living within her mother’s narrow expectations, in her […]

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Events

#BookbedMeets: Silent Reading Session this Sep 19

We’ve had two silent reading sessions for #BookbedMeets in the past two months, and we’re having another one this Saturday, September 19! The experience has been a great way of meeting new friends and more especially, reading and talking about books. If you’re interested to join, sign up for another round here! All you need […]