[Booking Through Thursday] For a Friend

It’s been a while since I participated in Booking Through Thursday. This week’s (or rather, last) question is: If someone you know has just published a book—do you feel obliged to buy a copy? Even if it’s not the kind of book you’d normally read? This has happened to me before. A friend of mine […]

Filipino Fridays 2014 #2: Author Aspirations

On to week two! The countdown to the Filipino Reader Con 2014: Readers Turned Writers continues. This week, they ask this question: As a reader, have you ever thought about writing a book? What kind of books/stories do you want to write? Or are you now a published author, and what compelled you to go […]

[Book Excerpt] The Real Score by Kesh Tanglao

A talented group of writers broke into the chick lit scene a little over a year ago and gave us fabulous reads since. It’s been a busy time for all of them, but let’s take a break and look into one of my favorite books from this bunch, Kesh Tanglao’s “The Real Score”. I met […]

Filipino Friday #3: The Pinoy Book Drop

As much as I wanted to participate in the book drop activity, I couldn’t. Happily, there’s two questions in today’s Filipino Friday so the non-participants can join in still. Tell us about your most memorable or favorite book hunting experience. Have you ever found a book in a most unexpected place? If you find a […]

Filipino Friday (2): Kids and Books

This week’s Filipino Friday question is something close to my heart. Well, it is books so that’s a given, but it’s also about children’s books (which I’d include young adult fiction). What were your favorite books as a kid or while you were growing up? Do you still read children’s books? If you could give […]