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 FiestaContinue reading “Bookbed in 2017”

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 childrenContinue reading “Bookbed turns 7! (plus 7 giveaways!)”

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 toContinue reading “Maraming salamat sa mga naging parte ng #AReaderEveryDay sa Maynila”

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. WeContinue reading “Bookbed turns 6: 6 Reasons To Enjoy Writing About Reading”

#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 theContinue reading “#AReaderEveryDay goes to Manila”

Daghang salamat for the successful ‘A Reader Every Day’ in Davao!

As we settle into this promising new year, we would like to share with all of you our incredible experience at the launch of ‘A Reader Every Day’ last Saturday, January 2, 2016, in Davao City. We were able to collect over 450 books and other reading materials for the drive, all of which weContinue reading “Daghang salamat for the successful ‘A Reader Every Day’ in Davao!”

‘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 yourContinue reading “‘A Reader Every Day’ For A #ReadingNation”

#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 putContinue reading “#BookbedBlindDates: Bookbed’s book exchange”

Bookbed turns 5!

We turn five today! In celebration, let’s walk down memory lane. 2010 – Bookbed ‘launches’ on Sulit.com (now OXL). 2011 – Bookbed moves to Facebook and Tumblr, gaining friends and starting collaborations. 2012 – Bookbed collaborates with other brands, such as Dream A Little More by Aia Arkoncel.   2013 – Bookbed ventures into more giveaways, promos and consignment.Continue reading “Bookbed turns 5!”