#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 clearedContinue reading “#AReaderEveryDay Cotabato: Presenting… Bookends!”

#AReaderEveryDay Cotabato: “There are no bookshops here”

by Bam Baraguir Earlier this year, I asked a friend to find me a copy of Alcott’s Little Women. I received a package not soon after and was elated upon seeing my friend’s name on the return address. However, the excitement gave way to instant anxiety when I saw that he sent me a freshlyContinue reading “#AReaderEveryDay Cotabato: “There are no bookshops here””

Bookbed goes to: Dasa Book Cafe

by KB Meniado In what looks like a tiny, nondescript space along Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok, there is a well-known haven among and for book lovers called Dasa Book Cafe. It houses three floors worth of books, magazines and CDs, and is open to trades and consignment. The prices seem fair, given that most books areContinue reading “Bookbed goes to: Dasa Book Cafe”

Bookbed goes to: The Bookyard Cafe

by Gayna Kumar, p hotos by Lindy Gamolo Walk several steps towards the Garden Heights Condominium parking area along E. Rodriguez Sr. Avenue in Quezon City and be prepared to have your The Secret Garden moment. Save for small signages seen through the glass window, you’ll never guess that a book-themed cafe exists across Trinity University ofContinue reading “Bookbed goes to: The Bookyard Cafe”

Bookbed goes to: Press by Fully Booked

by Nicai de Guzman, photos by Juan Sinag Cano Have you dropped by the new Press by Fully Booked in Rockwell? They encourage reading inside the café by allowing their patrons to borrow the books they have on their shelves! The first thing you’ll notice when you enter the café is that it’s heavily designed with books.Continue reading “Bookbed goes to: Press by Fully Booked”

10 Things To Love About Tweedle Book Café

by KB Meniado I’ve been on the lookout for book cafés since I went to Café Talk last year so when an office mate (a shout-out to Ms. Reggie!) told me about Tweedle Book Café, I got excited. Got even more so when I found out it was only around Quezon City, and so I finallyContinue reading “10 Things To Love About Tweedle Book Café”

Bookbed goes to: Café Talk

by KB Meniado Back when Bookbed was but a wee baby, I had other ideas in mind to satiate my love for books. One of those was Book Buffet. It was a dream project my college friends and I talked about one afternoon as we chomped on our burgers at a popular fast food chain. BookContinue reading “Bookbed goes to: Café Talk”