Happy National #LiteratureMonth: The First Books We Loved

April is National Literature Month or Buwan ng Panitikan, and the theme this year is “500 Years of Writing the Filipino World.” Today, we look back in history and share about the first books we read and loved. Do you recognize any of these titles? “The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (for kids). ItContinue reading “Happy National #LiteratureMonth: The First Books We Loved”

Making Time for Creative Pursuits: How Writer Janelle Almosara Balances Reading, Writing, and Podcasting

by KB Meniado Happy Women’s Month! In celebration, we are featuring some of the women readers in our community. In this interview, get to know Janelle Almosara, a hobby hoarder, a serial procrastinator, and also our awesome virtual #BookbedMeets host. Here, she talks about following her curiosities and how she’s easing back into writing andContinue reading “Making Time for Creative Pursuits: How Writer Janelle Almosara Balances Reading, Writing, and Podcasting”

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”

#BookbedMeets: Silent Reading Session

by Janelle Almosara Last July, we gathered online for the first ever virtual #BookbedMeets! Together with our other book loving friends, we sat in silence to finish page after page of the book from our ever growing to-be-read pile. We believe that having the accountability, time, and space gave us the extra push to finishContinue reading “#BookbedMeets: Silent Reading Session”