Book Review #89 (ARC): Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo

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Wonder Woman: Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo
Genre: YA Fantasy, Retelling, Adventure
Publication: August 29, 2017 from Random House Books for Young Readers
Series: DC Icons Series #1
Length: 384 pages
Format: Hardcover
Rating: ★★★★★

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She will become one of the world’s greatest heroes: WONDER WOMAN. But first she is Diana, Princess of the Amazons. And her fight is just beginning. . . .

Diana longs to prove herself to her legendary warrior sisters. But when the opportunity finally comes, she throws away her chance at glory and breaks Amazon law—risking exile—to save a mere mortal. Even worse, Alia Keralis is no ordinary girl and with this single brave act, Diana may have doomed the world.

Alia just wanted to escape her overprotective brother with a semester at sea. She doesn’t know she is being hunted. When a bomb detonates aboard her ship, Alia is rescued by a mysterious girl of extraordinary strength and forced to confront a horrible truth: Alia is a Warbringer—a direct descendant of the infamous Helen of Troy, fated to bring about an age of bloodshed and misery.

Together, Diana and Alia will face an army of enemies—mortal and divine—determined to either destroy or possess the Warbringer. If they have any hope of saving both their worlds, they will have to stand side by side against the tide of war.

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Bookish Announcements #11: The Philippine Readers & Writers Festival 2017

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Bookish events are always something that I fully intend on being 100% involved with and I (almost) always make it a point to find (or make) time just to attend. In this year’s Philippine Readers & Writers Festival, I won’t just be attending. I’m also going to be one of the many panelists that National Book Store invited, and I can’t wait to share with everyone some of my thoughts regarding our discussion topic. Read on for the full schedule of the 3-day festival from August 25th to the 27th!

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Book Freak Revelations is Joining #ARCAugust!

BFR (2)In efforts to try and catch up with all my review copies, I am joining ARC August! *cheers* For those who don’t know it yet, ARC August is a bookish challenge hosted by the lovely ladies of Read.Sleep.Repeat that aims to allow readers / bloggers to try and dominate their review copies (ARCs) within the month of August. And since I’m a little behind on my own pile, I knew I can’t let my chance of joining pass me by!

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Stacking The Shelves #20: July 2017 Book Haul

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I’m sorry, okay? I know, I haven’t posted my monthly hauls for 3 months already, but this is because for the past few months, I kinda failed at book photography and I just didn’t have the motivation. I know it’s getting old, but this is also because of the shift in Instagram’s algorithm. But enough about all the negativity! I’m here to (finally) share with you guys all the books I got for the month of July!

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Event Recap #23: The Third #BookwormsUnitePH Meet-up + Giveaway

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For three years now, #BookwormsUnitePH has undoubtedly been widely anticipated by bookish Filipinos who live around the metro. And just last Sunday, July 16, I, together with my amazing team of hosts Hazel from Stay Bookish, Miel from Bookish and Awesome, Inah from The Bibliophile Confessions, Jasmine from Jasmine Pearl Reads, and Salve from Cuckoo for Books, once again hosted this lovely event at the Tweedle Book Café, Quezon City!

With the success brought about by last year’s event, of course, WE felt motivated to once again host this exciting shindig to meet up with bookish friends, both old and new, talk to them about our latest and/or favorite reads, and just bond over the passion that literally united us enough to meet that Sunday morning. Continue reading “Event Recap #23: The Third #BookwormsUnitePH Meet-up + Giveaway”