Category: News

#BookbedReads2018: One Book A Month

In 2017, we encouraged you to read one local book a month. This year, we’re broadening! Check out our reading challenge for 2018: Which titles are in your TBR so far? Start the year right by picking up a book or two this month! ☁

Bookbed in 2017

Here’s a recap of the awesome year we had: In January, we… redesigned our website. reopened the Bookbed Store. built the Bookbed Room. launched another Bookbed Shirt through Tee Talk PH. The next month, February, we participated in the International Book Giving Day event by Adarna House. We were also part of the Book Fiesta […]

Bookbed turns 7! (plus 7 giveaways!)

Seven years of Bookbed today, and we’re celebrating it by giving away gifts to seven of our readers and followers! The gifts are: One (1) Bookbed tote A copy of Regret No More by Nelson T. Dy, courtesy of OMF Literature A copy of The Goldilocks Enigma by Paul Davies A journal + 3 pens Three books for children […]

Maraming salamat sa mga naging parte ng #AReaderEveryDay sa Maynila

It is never too late to offer anything good. This is why we are happy to share with you that we have initially handed over the books from the #AReaderEveryDay in Manila drive to our beneficiary, The Storytelling Project. Thank you to everybody who supported this leg! Because of you, the students of Suit Elementary School will get to […]

Bookbed turns 6: 6 Reasons To Enjoy Writing About Reading

We turn six this year, and to celebrate, we came up with six things on why we do what we do here on Bookbed. We hope these encourage you to write about books and reading as well. Enjoy! 1. We write about reading to understand. “Writing about reading helps generate discourse and facilitate understanding.” —WINA PUANGCO of Crossed Wires 2. We […]

#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 the […]

‘A Reader Every Day’ For A #ReadingNation

Our first book drive is here! In partnership with the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Duwaling, Task Force Davao, Switotwins, Inc., Manga Toshokan and Alleycat Tea House, we are going to Davao City (!) to give books and other reading materials to a community in need. Below are the drop-off points where you can send or leave your […]

#BookbedBlindDates: Bookbed’s book exchange

The idea of hosting book exchanges came up during our very first meeting (!) in June 2014—way before this community even existed. This year, we finally decided to do it! Inspired by a photo we found years ago on Tumblr), we hosted our very first #BookbedBlindDates! The mechanics are pretty simple: Dress up a book and put […]