Storiesnap Time: ‘5-Minute Star Wars Stories’

Welcome back to Storiesnap Time, in which we feature books with illustrations in snaps and clips. This time, we’re featuring Star Wars: 5-Minute Star Wars Stories, “an epic collection of stories adapted from all seven Star Wars films, including Star Wars: The Force Awakens! With 12 Star Wars stories that can each be read in 5Continue reading “Storiesnap Time: ‘5-Minute Star Wars Stories’”

Storiesnap Time: ‘I Met You for a Reason’

Welcome back to Storiesnap Time, in which we feature books with illustrations in snaps and clips. This time, we’re featuring I Met You for a Reason, an illustrated poem by Layla S. Tanjutco, illustrated by Carla de Guzman. It’s about finding hope amid heartbreak, something that a lot of people can relate to—and not just love-wiseContinue reading “Storiesnap Time: ‘I Met You for a Reason’”

All Reading Aloud: ‘I Wrote This To Remind You That…’ by Arli Pagaduan

Welcome to All Reading Aloud, in which we read excerpts out loud. Released in December 2020, I Wrote This To Remind You That… is Arli Pagaduan‘s third book. It is a: “a short collection of writing spurts with simple illustrations. I wrote these when I was in college, when I was hurt, when I wasContinue reading “All Reading Aloud: ‘I Wrote This To Remind You That…’ by Arli Pagaduan”

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.Continue reading “All Reading Aloud: ‘Please Pick Me’ by Reina Regina”

Storiesnap Time: ‘The Mamba Mentality: How I Play’

Welcome back to Storiesnap Time, in which we feature books with illustrations in snaps and clips. This time, our friend Bibi Mangki #thereadingmonkey shares about a new favorite book: The Mamba Mentality: How I Play by the late Kobe Bryant, one of the best basketball players of all time. In this book, he talked about hisContinue reading “Storiesnap Time: ‘The Mamba Mentality: How I Play’”

Storiesnap Time: ‘The Little Prince’

Welcome back to Storiesnap Time, in which we feature books with illustrations in snaps and clips. This time, it’s The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery—a mainstay in readers’ favorites list, including ours! This particular copy has the French text on top of the Korean and English translations. Here’s one of the most highlighted lines fromContinue reading “Storiesnap Time: ‘The Little Prince’”

Storiesnap Time: ‘A Treasury of Fairy Tales’

Welcome back to Storiesnap Time, in which we feature books with illustrations in snaps and clips. It’s been a while, we know, but now that we’ve been in quarantine long enough (or too long??), some of us might have made quite several trips down memory lane. And this time, we found a classic: A Treasury ofContinue reading “Storiesnap Time: ‘A Treasury of Fairy Tales’”

Storiesnap Time: ‘Dead Balagtas’ by Emiliana Kampilan

Welcome back to Storiesnap Time, in which we feature books with illustrations in snaps and clips. This time, we chose Dead Balagtas Tomo 1: Sayaw ng mga Dagat at Lupa by Emiliana Kampilan. This may be familiar to you, as it has gained recognition and awards in the local book community for its brave and inventiveContinue reading “Storiesnap Time: ‘Dead Balagtas’ by Emiliana Kampilan”

Bookbed recommends: ‘Detective Boys of Masangkay: Ang Closed-Door Mystery’ ni Bernalyn Hapin Sastrillo

ni KB Meniado Nakalakhan ko ang Nancy Drew at Goosebump na mga libro kaya nama’t mahilig ako sa mga mystery novels. Nanonood din ako dati ng Detective Conan, kasamang pareho yung palabas sa TV at yung mga pelikula. Noong unang pagkakataong nalaman kong ang Detective Boys of Masangkay series ay waring pinagsama itong mga paboritoContinue reading “Bookbed recommends: ‘Detective Boys of Masangkay: Ang Closed-Door Mystery’ ni Bernalyn Hapin Sastrillo”

All Reading Aloud: ‘The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories’ by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, wirrow

Welcome to All Reading Aloud, in which we read excerpts out loud. This time book, we feature The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories, Vol. 2 (The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories #2) by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, illustrated by wirrow. This contains haiku-like verses that are thought-provoking and will stay with you for a time. Watch theContinue reading “All Reading Aloud: ‘The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories’ by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, wirrow”