Demanding Moar: An Interview with MoarBooks Founder Wina Puangco

by KB Meniado MoarBooks, a Manila-based indie press that advocates independent publishing, provides a venue for talents to be recognized and shared, is the brainchild of all-around Superwoman Wina Puangco. Here she talks about how it started, her favorite books and her thoughts on reading in the Philippines. Wina Puangco is a writing wonder. Visit her at Wonder StoriesContinue reading “Demanding Moar: An Interview with MoarBooks Founder Wina Puangco”

Backtracking: An Interview with Author Dawn Lanuza

by Kachi Parado A few posts ago, we raved about The Boyfriend Backtrack and how the story was such a refreshing take on the whole wedding proposal plot. We were so enamored by it that we couldn’t help but want to know a little more about the author, Dawn Lanuza. Dawn Lanuza works for theContinue reading “Backtracking: An Interview with Author 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”

Reading in style: An Interview with Booktique

by Allana Luta and KB Meniado If there’s one thing book lovers love just as much as books, it’s book accessories. (Maybe not AS MUCH, but close.) Who hasn’t furrowed their brows over which bookmark to buy or squeal in delight when a friend gives them the perfect night light for reading? Or maybe you’ve worn a shirtContinue reading “Reading in style: An Interview with Booktique”

Generation W: An Interview with Wattpad Author Leng de Chavez

by Charlie Diaz In the past, people would have to go to brick-and-mortar libraries or bookstores whenever they wanted to read a book. But in this age of Facebook and Twitter, the new breed of readers can, with just a few taps and swipes on their smartphones and tablets, immerse themselves in a new novel (orContinue reading “Generation W: An Interview with Wattpad Author Leng de Chavez”

Spreading Love One Book at A Time: An Interview with Mensis Liber

by KB Meniado The idea behind Mensis Liber is simple: promote reading by giving away a free book every month. (In fact, I won one of the first giveaways—1Q84 by Haruki Murakami!) Since 2011, founder Kenna Marcelo has given away over 40 books to winners from all over the world. Enter the inside pages and discover howContinue reading “Spreading Love One Book at A Time: An Interview with Mensis Liber”

Meet the Goddess of Love Stories: An Interview with Romance Author Mina V. Esguerra

by Allana Luta and Cake Evangelista; art by Hazel Ureta Here at Bookbed, almost everyone is gaga over young adult and romance novels. (If it weren’t obvious yet.) So when we were talking about who we could feature as our first Filipino author, Mina V. Esguerra, one of today’s most popular Filipino authors of romance lit, definitely came on topContinue reading “Meet the Goddess of Love Stories: An Interview with Romance Author Mina V. Esguerra”