I have no doubt that Filipino readers, as supported by tons of authors who visited our country in the past, are some of the best readers in the world. The way we support an author and his/her new book/s is unparalleled and lots of other bibliophiles, authors and major publishing houses included, from all over the world have recognized that. But, really, what are the things that make a Filipino reader enthusiastically known for, other than the fact that we are supportive, and easy to motivate and inspire? Today, as a participant in Shealea’s month-long Augvocacy, I’m listing down 10 reasons why Filipino bibliophiles rock (and dominate) the bookish community.
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BU4: Event Poster
BU4: Event Program
Bookworms Unite, as I’ve said countless times, is one of the most anticipated bookish events for YA lovers who live in the metro. And last Saturday, July 21st, I, together with my amazing team of hosts Hazel from Stay Bookish, Miel from Bookish and Awesome, Inah from The Bibliophile Confessions, Bianca from The Ultimate Fangirl, and Danica from The Hogsmeade Reader, once again hosted this lovely event, this time at the Rizal Library at the Ateneo de Manila University.
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Okay! So, in less than a week, one of the metro’s most anticipated YA event is happening at the Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila University, this Saturday! And the title probably gave it away, but Bookworms Unite is already on it’s fourth year! Now, to give everyone a quick rundown on what our attendees should expect, here’s a top ten post for you!
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The Boyfriend Bracket by Kate Evangelista
Genre: YA Contemporary, Realistic Fiction, Romance
Publication: June 19th 2018 from Swoon Reads
Series: None. Standalone.
Length: 240 pages
Format: ARC from the author
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Stella has had a hopeless crush on Will, her older brother’s best friend FOREVER, but now that Cam and Will have graduated and are going off to college, this year is her chance to really strike out on her own. Without her overprotective brother and his sidekick around to distract her, she can focus on having all the typical high school experiences that she’s always dreamed of—starting with finding a boyfriend! With the help of her best friend Franklin, she comes up with the perfect plan to have a boyfriend by Christmas: The Boyfriend Bracket.
Or it seems like the perfect plan…right up until Will starts showing up again. How is she supposed to find the perfect boyfriend when none of her dates measure up to the one boy she can never have?
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Okay, so today, in efforts to bring back bookish memes to Book Freak Revelations, I’m listing down the top ten books that I’m looking forward to in (the second half of) 2018, hence the remix. Just like every year, the Fall season’s coming back with yet another amazingly enthralling line-up of diverse titles and I, as your typical YA-obsessed reader/ reviewer, am here for ALL. OF. IT. Let’s get this post started, shall we?
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