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Story Submission: ‘A Couple of Wednesdays’

by Dominique Gonzaga-Sulatra Chynna never forgets a face—well, no one forgets the face of their first love, anyway. And so as soon as she sees the guy wearing that unmistakable blue beanie stepping inside the book café, she almost drops her book.  Omo, is that Jaehyun? Chynna sits up. Squints her eyes. Blinks twice. Thrice. Rubs her eyes […]

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Recommended Reads

Bookbed recommends: ‘Sweet on You: A Filipino Christmas romance’ by Carla de Guzman

by KB Meniado Now more than ever, we need something good and filling, and Sweet on You: a Filipino Christmas romance by Carla de Guzman hits the spot. More so if you are, well, Filipino and have a sweet tooth like me because *wipes drools* this foodie romance is delicious and comforting in all the […]

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All Reading Aloud

All Reading Aloud: ‘Please Pick Me’ by Reina Regina

Welcome to All Reading Aloud, in which we read excerpts out loud. Please Pick Me is Reina Regina’s debut book, filled with beautiful poetry—words strung together that gives us a glimpse of the author’s life. It’s cut into multiple parts, diving deep into her story as a lover, a tarot reader, a daughter, a writer. […]

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Banana Feelings Comics Comics

#MagbasaMonday Marathon: 16 Books for the Filipino Reader

Happy #MagbasaMonday! Today, we also celebrate National Heroes’ Day and the last day of Buwan Ng Mga Wika. But as Bibi Mangki says, we should celebrate the things that make us Filipino every day! Enjoy this marathon of #MagbasaMonday, and if you have time, check out Banana Feelings Comics. ☁

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Fictory Stories

#BookbedFictory 034: ‘Sister, S̶i̶s̶t̶e̶r̶’

by Eko This year’s Fictory is for a cause. We donate P100 to a chosen beneficiary for every fic submitted. This is the last of the final batch of release. Enjoy this one, and see you again soon! Prompt: A story told from the perspective of someone who thinks the protagonist is evil and must […]

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Fictory Stories

#BookbedFictory 033: ‘Delivered’

by Jhay-em Lachica This year’s Fictory is for a cause. We donate P100 to a chosen beneficiary for every fic submitted. This is part of the final batch of release. Enjoy this one! Prompt: Every baby in history cries when they are born, however yours laughed. It felt like the room had no doors, no […]

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Fictory Stories

#BookbedFictory 032: ‘Meow meow meow meow’

by Liam Blunt This year’s Fictory is for a cause. We donate P100 to a chosen beneficiary for every fic submitted. This is part of the final batch of release. Enjoy this one! Prompt: Nobody can explain the nightly cat gathering that happens on your street. Catherine sipped the glass of warm milk as she […]

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Fictory Stories

#BookbedFictory 031: ‘The Shadow’

by Krystle Mae Labio This year’s Fictory is for a cause. We donate P100 to a chosen beneficiary for every fic submitted. This is part of the final batch of release. Enjoy this one! Prompt: Someone’s watching. You’ve become convinced of that. You’ve become much less convinced of everything else. Trigger warning: death of a […]

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Fictory Stories

#BookbedFictory 030: ‘Red Room’

by Eko 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: Your landlord is a vampire, so he offers you a deal. You can pay […]

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Fictory Stories

#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, […]