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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 the […]

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Bookbed reviews: ‘Interim Goddess of Love’ trilogy by Mina V. Esguerra

by Allana Luta You know how you first tasted actual grown-up responsibilities in college? Like doing your own laundry, feeding yourself or actually budgeting your allowance for the first time. Taking care of oneself is hard enough, but imagine having the responsibility of taking care of everyone else’s problems. And not just any little ol’ problem, […]

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Bookbed reviews: ‘MONO’ by Erin Noir

by KB Meniado For someone who hasn’t met her face-to-face yet, I assume to know a LOT about Erin. I’ve known her since ’03 or ‘04, when we were still on Tabulas (remember that site??), and over the years, I’ve watched her grow—from Mindy to Barbara to Basterda to Erin Noir—and witnessed her artistic endeavors. Her […]

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Bookbed recommends: ‘Welcome to Envy Park’ by Mina V. Esguerra

by KB Meniado It sounds selfish and ungrateful, doesn’t it? Bemoaning life’s imperfections and focusing on the negatives instead of counting all the amazing things you actually have going on for you, I mean. (And by you, I mean all of us self-doubting youngins on the verge of adulthood.) But it’s normal, just the circle of […]

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Bookbed reviews: ‘The Boyfriend Backtrack’ by Dawn Lanuza

by Kachi Parado Ladies and gents, I think it’s safe to say we are familiar with how a girl reacts when she’s being proposed to. But this book, The Boyfriend Backtrack by Dawn Lanuza? Well, you might just want to know its different way of taking this topic on! THE STORY If they say that life […]

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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! We […]

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Bookbed reviews: ‘Fall Like Rain’ by Ana Tejano

by KB Meniado With my mission of stacking more Filipino books into my to-read list, prowling for chick lit has become one of my regular routines. Not that they’re undercover or released in secret or anything like that because, let’s be real, chick lit has infiltrated many a bookstore shelf today, making them hard to miss. […]

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Story submission: ‘Carved’

by Petersen Vargas This is a story about my first love. But before I tell you about my first love, let me tell you what my name is first. My name is Hil Petersen Vargas, and I was called Petersen for the first half of my life, and Hil for the second half up until now. […]

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Bookbed reviews: ‘Until’ trilogy by Jonaxx

by Pauline P Being friend-zoned sucks. But being cousin-zoned is way worse. Have you ever experienced being so attracted to a certain someone only to find out you’re actually related to them? Ouch. Despite the common notion of incest being evil, there have been couples in the past, and even today, where the pair turned out to be first cousins. Some of the […]

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Story Submission: ‘kinsey x’

by Rachel i am thirteen and i look at pornography and i think, is that it? is that the grand event, the grand design spoken of in furtive whispers and secret asides, as if it’s some majestic cathedral of sweat-slick intimacy with a choir of grunts and moans and slap-smacked limbs, every orgasm a hallelujah on […]