From the Bookbed Room: Filipino Indie Komiks by @komikninja

Welcome back to the Bookbed Room! Today, we are opening a new feature series on Filipino indie komiks, led by our resident komikninja EK Gonzales. If this is your first time chancing upon Pinoy comics, we got you! Check out some of our recommendations here and here, and click Play on this video from the…More

Why Filipinos Should Read: Filipiniana

by Bryan Meniado It’s been a while since I last wrote for Bookbed. My last “Why Filipinos Should Read” was published two years ago! But while I may have lied low on reading, the books are there, and new ones keep coming. A real tsundoku! *laughs* Moving on, one of the silver linings of this…More

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…More

#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…More

#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…More

#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…More

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! ☁️More

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.…More