15 Books to Buy from the Manila International Online Book Fair 2020 #MIBF2020

BY KB Meniado and BM Readers from all over the Philippines and even abroad can now attend the Manila International Book Fair… because, yes, that’s right, it’s now online! Click here to register for free and browse, and if buying, here are 15 titles in no particular order that we think you should add toContinue reading “15 Books to Buy from the Manila International Online Book Fair 2020 #MIBF2020”

Continuing the Legacy: An Interview with #HeistClub Authors Part 3

by Allana Luta In the final part of our New Blood series, we talk with seasoned #HeistClub members who participated in the creation of The Secrets That We Keep and published the sequel to their first #HeistClub crime story. Yeyet Soriano was one of the editors of Secrets, while Mark Manalang contributed a short story to theContinue reading “Continuing the Legacy: An Interview with #HeistClub Authors Part 3”

10 Lines to Love from the #StartHere Anthology, No Matter Your Gender Identity

by KB Meniado Been wanting some Filipino LGBTQIA+ romance? Celebrate! The book you’ve been looking for is here. Featuring M/M, F/F, F/NB romance stories with happy endings (and heat levels), the Start Here anthology is ready to serve you—yes, you, whatever pronoun you use—some real feels and maybe, also a few happy tears~ Check out this list ofContinue reading “10 Lines to Love from the #StartHere Anthology, No Matter Your Gender Identity”

#HeistClub: The Psychology of Crime

by Yeyet Soriano I’ve always liked puzzles. I love the challenge of unraveling a mystery and finding an answer. It was probably why Math was my favorite subject as a child and I was very good at it. But as I grew older, that love transitioned to love for stories that made me think, stories thatContinue reading “#HeistClub: The Psychology of Crime”

Bookbed reviews: ‘Kate, Finally’ by Yeyet Soriano

by Inah Peralta THE STORY After six sizzling nights with hot IT consultant Layne Sto. Domingo, writer Kate Borromeo realizes she really sucks at love. She’s thirty-five, she just recently moved on from a destructive unrequited love situation with her longtime love and best friend, only to end up in bed with someone who isn’t goingContinue reading “Bookbed reviews: ‘Kate, Finally’ by Yeyet Soriano”

#BookbedReadsPHLit Report for April

Welcome to the fourth book report for #BookbedReadsPHLit this 2017! In this challenge, readers must choose one book by a Filipino every month throughout the year. However, this report is a little different from our previous ones. Here, we recommend some books from the Bookbed Store for you to add to your TBR pile this comingContinue reading “#BookbedReadsPHLit Report for April”

Uncovering Crime Fiction (Part 1 of 3): An Interview with #HeistClub Authors

by KB Meniado Before I sat down to write this article, I tried out a little experiment. I asked some of my friends to recommend to me their favorite crime novels written by Filipinos. I wasn’t surprised that our exchanges were peppered with the recurring “Pero teka, crime fic ba ‘yun?” Coming from that, it’s a safeContinue reading “Uncovering Crime Fiction (Part 1 of 3): An Interview with #HeistClub Authors”