#BookbedFictory 036: ‘All That Matters’

by Celestine Trinidad This year’s Fictory is in partnership with BRUMULTIVERSE, a fictional multiple universe with dimensions, realms and parallel realities where amazing stories happen. All fics use the prompt: “The Main Character wakes up on the first day of school, late for their classes in a university to which they don’t remember enrolling.” ContentContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 036: ‘All That Matters’”

#BookbedFictory 029: ‘A Second Chance’

by Celestine Trinidad This year’s Fictory is for a cause. We donate P100 to a chosen beneficiary for every fic submitted this July. Participate here if you can. You may also submit a story anytime of the year. Enjoy this one! Prompt: A necromancer doesn’t know that he can bring back the dead using magic,Continue reading “#BookbedFictory 029: ‘A Second Chance’”

#BookbedFictory 023: ‘See Your Face Again’

by Celestine Trinidad This year’s Fictory is for a cause. We donate P100 to a chosen beneficiary for every fic submitted this July. Participate here if you can. Enjoy this one! Prompt: You have met the perfect person for you, except it seems you can never remember their face. She had always been really badContinue reading “#BookbedFictory 023: ‘See Your Face Again’”

Continuing the Legacy: An Interview with #HeistClub New Blood Authors Part 1

by Allana Luta In June of 2016, Bookbed published a 3-part interview series with crime fiction authors from the newly established #HeistClub. Their voices were fresh and exciting, introducing crime fiction with a local flair to Filipino readers. Two years on, #HeistClub is back with an anthology titled The Secrets That We Keep, featuring five shortContinue reading “Continuing the Legacy: An Interview with #HeistClub New Blood Authors Part 1”

Bookbed reviews: ‘Ghost of a Feeling’ by Celestine Trinidad

by KB Meniado With mentions of failure, bullying and suicide (not to mention, a great pretender~) on the blurb, readers might think twice adding Ghost of a Feeling to their reading list. I know I did. Because if you’ve experienced these things yourself, it’s a little scary to be going into a story that could possibly messContinue reading “Bookbed reviews: ‘Ghost of a Feeling’ by Celestine Trinidad”

Booktungan: MV Redemption Finale Part 2

by Lucille de Mesa, Celestine Trinidad, Sarah Bulalacao, Mikki Shiu and BJ Medina Click here to read the previous episode. Girlie held his gaze. Every fiber of her being screamed for her to avert her eyes, keep them on the ground or the ceiling or the wall, anywhere other than on his own—like she always did ever since theirContinue reading “Booktungan: MV Redemption Finale Part 2”

Booktungan: MV Redemption Finale Part 1

by Lucille de Mesa, Celestine Trinidad, Sarah Bulalacao, Mikki Shiu and BJ Medina Click here to read the previous episode. “That was some stunt you pulled,” Phil said as he sat by Drew’s bedside. They both laughed. The others had already gone back to the resort to fetch their things. Phil volunteered to stay with Drew at theContinue reading “Booktungan: MV Redemption Finale Part 1”

Booktungan: MV Redemption Episode 14

by Lucille de Mesa, Celestine Trinidad, Ibyang Riot, Sarah Bulalacao, Mikki Shiu and BJ Medina Click here to read the previous episode. Brenda and Girlie strolled along the seashore, feeling the waves touch their feet. “I feel like a kid again,” Brenda said excitedly. “It has been such a long time since I felt this relaxed and carefree.” GirlieContinue reading “Booktungan: MV Redemption Episode 14”

Booktungan: MV Redemption Episode 13

by Lucille de Mesa, Celestine Trinidad, Ibyang Riot, Sarah Bulalacao, Mikki Shiu and BJ Medina Click here to read the previous episode. Phil was surprised by how Dimitri appeared to be, restless and intense. It looked like his friend had something big to tell him. “So,” Dimitri began, sitting up to face him. “Do you think you can talk to BrendaContinue reading “Booktungan: MV Redemption Episode 13”

Booktungan: MV Redemption Episode 12

by Lucille de Mesa, Celestine Trinidad, Ibyang Riot, Sarah Bulalacao, Mikki Shiu and BJ Medina Click here to read the previous episode. “You’re the real fucking monster!” Brenda’s voice kept ringing in Girlie’s head as she traversed the boulders by the edge of the falls, as fast as her legs could go. The water gushing down the rocks was aContinue reading “Booktungan: MV Redemption Episode 12”