Tosses and Turns: My Top 5 Childhood Literary Superheroes

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. Before you worry about my slumber schedule, let it be known that I’ve had a pretty easy time choosing this topic, thanks to the annual International Women’s Day celebration. Which, of course, ledContinue reading “Tosses and Turns: My Top 5 Childhood Literary Superheroes”

Bookbed reviews: ‘The Girl Who Saved The King of Sweden’ by Jonas Jonasson

by Mikki Shiu THE STORY From the author of The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared comes a picaresque tale of how one person’s actions can have far-reaching-even global-consequences On June 14, 2007, the king and the prime minister of Sweden went missing from a gala banquet at the royal castle. Later itContinue reading “Bookbed reviews: ‘The Girl Who Saved The King of Sweden’ by Jonas Jonasson”

Bookbed recommends: ‘Welcome to Envy Park’ by Mina V. Esguerra

by KB Meniado It sounds selfish and ungrateful, doesn’t it? Bemoaning life’s imperfections and focusing on the negatives instead of counting all the amazing things you actually have going on for you, I mean. (And by you, I mean all of us self-doubting youngins on the verge of adulthood.) But it’s normal, just the circle ofContinue reading “Bookbed recommends: ‘Welcome to Envy Park’ by Mina V. Esguerra”

Fiction Nation: Dust to Dust

by Allana Luta When I think of transitions, I immediately thought of Bildungsroman, the literary world’s fancy term for a coming-of-age story. The Catcher in the Rye and the Harry Potter series are just two modern examples of this genre. But what I want to talk about is a series that’s critically acclaimed but I feelContinue reading “Fiction Nation: Dust to Dust”

Bookbed reviews: ‘The Boyfriend Backtrack’ by Dawn Lanuza

by Kachi Parado Ladies and gents, I think it’s safe to say we are familiar with how a girl reacts when she’s being proposed to. But this book, The Boyfriend Backtrack by Dawn Lanuza? Well, you might just want to know its different way of taking this topic on! THE STORY If they say that lifeContinue reading “Bookbed reviews: ‘The Boyfriend Backtrack’ by Dawn Lanuza”

Wattpad’s ‘Queen J’ on Writing, Fans and Future Plans: An Interview with Jonaxx

by Pauline P We saw how much you loved my review of the Until trilogy by Jonaxx, we thought we’d give you a treat. Here’s a quick peek into Jonaxx’s world as a writer. Enjoy!   Jonah Pacala’s stress reliever is writing. Read her work on Jonaxx on Wattpad and follow her on Facebook at Jonaxx WP.   Hi , Jonah! WeContinue reading “Wattpad’s ‘Queen J’ on Writing, Fans and Future Plans: An Interview with Jonaxx”

FaceBookIt: Makeup Inspired by ‘Boy Meets Boy’ by David Levithan

by Elaine Zapanta A belated happy Valentine’s Day to you, Cheer Readers! As the love month is coming to a close, here is our last hurrah for love. You never know, you might just meet the Noah to your Paul before this month ends, so it’s best to be prepared! This time, FaceBookIt features Boy Meets Boy byContinue reading “FaceBookIt: Makeup Inspired by ‘Boy Meets Boy’ by David Levithan”

5 Lessons in Love from Literature

by Allana Luta “Toughen up, Valentine’s Day wasn’t meant for my kind anyway.”* When it comes to romantic love, I haven’t had much experience. You see, I’m part of the SSB Club: Single Since Birth. No biggie—being single is awesome… except on Valentine’s Day. Or Single Awareness Day for my kind, anyway. And yet, despite theContinue reading “5 Lessons in Love from Literature”

Bookbed reviews: ‘Tangled’ by Emma Chase

by Pauline P Have you ever read a book that made you think: “Thank the Lord I found this book!”? And its awesomeness leaves you speechless, and you cannot help but brag about it to almost every bookworm you know? I do! And it would be Emma Chase’s Tangled. THE STORY Drew Evans is a winner.Continue reading “Bookbed reviews: ‘Tangled’ by Emma Chase”