Books and bookish

November 11, 2014

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View my bookshelf. I read fantasy, romance, thrillers, mysteries, and horror. Every two years or so, I return to my blog to sweep away beautiful cobwebs. Advertisements

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Female Komiks Creators in the Philippines

October 30, 2017

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LOOK: These Young Komiks Creators Perfectly Illustrate What Women Are Going Through Today I made a wonderful discovery at the last Komiket, a Filipino Komiks art market participated in by over 400 komiks creators.  I discovered that several young Filipino creators, all women, had put in the spotlight Herstory. Herstory is the story of every woman […]

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This Library Pops Up in Different Parts of Manila so You Can Just Walk In and Get Books

October 30, 2017

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As a book lover, I love this concept. I laud its mission to bring public libraries closer to people and I share its dream of making public libraries relevant again. Libraries shouldn’t be intimidating at all, don’t you think so? They should instead be community hangouts for people of all ages–welcoming, fun, and a little […]

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10 Reasons to Volunteer

March 23, 2016

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Originally posted on iVolunteer Philippines:
It’s a common question to ask those who volunteer why they do what they do. Between the demands of work, personal life and everyday responsibilities, why do people enthusiastically spend their time helping out without pay, and sometimes in less-than-stellar environs? Volunteering is surely an investment in time and energy,…

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10 Reasons to Volunteer

March 23, 2016

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Originally posted on iVolunteer Philippines:
It’s a common question to ask those who volunteer why they do what they do. Between the demands of work, personal life and everyday responsibilities, why do people enthusiastically spend their time helping out without pay, and sometimes in less-than-stellar environs? Volunteering is surely an investment in time and energy,…

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Ang Pandacan Maynila by Ricardo B. Mendoza

January 27, 2016

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What defines a person? So many answers, but I think I was shaped in large part by the neighborhood where I grew up. Pandacan is a district of the city of Manila in the Philippines. Its history is rich in song, valor and honor. Its air is filled with the breath of hardworking men and women. It is […]

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Endymion Spring by Matthew Skelton

January 17, 2016

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Endymion Spring by Matthew Skelton

A mix of historical mystery and young adult fantasy, Endymion Spring was a pleasant read about the search for a book made from a dragon's hide. It wove the stories of Endymion Spring, 15th-century boy who worked as a typesetter for Gutenberg (the man who invented the printing-press) in Germany, and present-day Blake Winters, spending time with his mother and sister in Oxford.

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Amazon Kills Shelfari

January 13, 2016

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Originally posted on The Reader's Room:
It’s official, the day that I’ve been dreading for several years has arrived. Amazon, which owns both Goodreads and Shelfari, has decided that it no longer cares to maintain Shelfari. Officially, “Shelfari is merging with Goodreads.” But let’s call it what it is: a shutdown. I feel like I’m…

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