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From the Bookbed Room: ‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas

by Kevin Dones “We’re the ones who get the short end of the stick, but we’re the ones they fear the most.” The Hate U Give is certainly a novel that should be included in every country’s required reading list for schools because of its authentic approach to the topics of unnecessary police violence, dark implications […]

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From the Bookbed Room: ‘All That Glitters’ by Ines Bautista-Yao

by Kevin Dones All That Glitters by Ines Bautista-Yao is a page-turner! This contemporary romance took hold of me that I could not stop reading it. Yes, the story line is simple, but the way the author wrote the novel sucked me in—it made me feel invested Billie’s story, and her best friend, Carlos. So if you enjoy […]

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Where A ‘Promdi Heart’ Goes (Part 2): An Interview with Chris Mariano and Agay Llanera

by Kevin Dones Preparing your to-read pile for the next month? You might want to add Promdi Heart, a romance anthology set in different Philippine provinces that is sure to take you on adventures! (Also good for #BookbedReadsPHLit!) In this interview, we talk to two of the authors, Chris Mariano and Agay Llanera, about summer festivals, fishermen’s abs […]