Shelfwalking: My 5 Books for Life

by Lucille de Mesa Every single book I own has a unique memory to me: They are like friends who will never leave me—or can never leave me. But when I was asked to do Shelfwalking, I admit I had no idea what to share at first. But I remembered the photo I took for #ThrowbackThursday:Continue reading “Shelfwalking: My 5 Books for Life”

Bookbed reviews: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ by J.K. Rowling

by JB Gutierrez It’s been quite some time since I last went to a bookstore to buy a Harry Potter book, and good gracious, the thrill I felt when I queued up to get a copy of the book and the sense of anticipation I got when I finally reached home and opened the book forContinue reading “Bookbed reviews: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ by J.K. Rowling”

Happy Birthday, Harry! Love, From A Certified Potter Nerd

by Cake Evangelista If this were some kind of “Bookaholics Anonymous,” where we would take turns in standing up, introducing ourselves and admitting our book addiction, I’m pretty sure my intro would be something like this: “Hello, my name is Cake. And I’m a Harry Potter addict.” It feels like it was only yesterday when myContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Harry! Love, From A Certified Potter Nerd”

Fiction Nation: Young At Heart

by Allana Luta Bookbed turned five this month, which is the age most kids start to take an interest in reading, if they’re not already. (Speaking of, we celebrated the National Children’s Book Day at the Philippine Children’s Book Summit yesterday!) And with the recent release of the movie Home, based on The True Meaning ofContinue reading “Fiction Nation: Young At Heart”

FaceBookIt: Makeup Inspired by ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ by J.K. Rowling

by Elaine Zapanta Happy new year! Let’s welcome 2015 with a magical look that’s perfect for all the adventures waiting for us. For this look, I chose the book that started it all—“it” meaning my love for books, especially YA fiction: Queen J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Yes, friends, I was quite lateContinue reading “FaceBookIt: Makeup Inspired by ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ by J.K. Rowling”

Dumbledore’s Army Reunites in the Wizarding World

by Charlie Diaz For pureblooded Harry Potter fans like me, the year the final movie came out felt like a huge loss. I was resolved to read anything—I mean, anything—that would still make the—any!—connection to the Wizarding World. I felt like I deserved to know more beyond that moment Harry’s kids boarded the Hogwarts Express. ThisContinue reading “Dumbledore’s Army Reunites in the Wizarding World”