Bookbed turns 8: 8 Ways to Encourage More People to Read (plus 8 giveaways!)

by Agnes Manalo, Allana Luta and KB Meniado When it comes to reading, it’s never about less is more. The more people who read, the merrier! Here are eight ways to encourage non-readers to get into the habit: Suggest books related to their personalities and interests. Pretty self-explanatory. Find out what the person is into, and try to link them a few titles you think they would enjoy. If that doesn’t work, Put a bookish twist into their hobbies. Your gym friends want to get into reading? Use books as weights! Your cool down activity can be a book discussion *wink* Never…

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 organized by the National Book Development Board in celebration of World Book and Copyright Day, and part of Clover Hartly‘s Project RE-STORE in April. In June, we… finished MV Redemption, the first Booktungan story. launched #MagbasaMonday by Bibi Mangki, the reading monkey. started #BookbedMeets. were…

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 Two (2) Bookbed fans + seven (7) postcards by Abbey Sy and Ginger de Guia A set of Bookbed bookmarks by Sashi’s Squad Enter below!  a Rafflecopter giveaway Giveaway runs until the 20th of July and is open only to Philippine residents. ☁

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 write about reading to share our passion. “Writing about reading allows you to share your passion, your reading experience or how a literary piece has affected you, among others. In the process of writing about reading, you gain a better understanding of your own reading…

Bookbed turns 5!

We turn five today! In celebration, let’s walk down memory lane. 2010 – Bookbed ‘launches’ on (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. 2014~present – Here we are! Thank you to those who continue believing in what we do. To more years ahead! ☁

Bookbed turns 4

We started selling books and meeting readers in 2010, and somewhere along the way, were fortunate enough to work with writers, artists, authors and other bookish people. Today, we bring all of those together. Welcome to the Bookbed community! ☁ Visit the old Bookbed.