Wow, I mean… How do I even begin to write the recap for my all-time favorite bookish event? Tell me, because I seriously need to know. For almost 4 years now, I’ve been dreaming of meeting Adam Silvera and Becky Albertalli, and just last Sunday, this dream of mine came true all because of the efforts of National Bookstore. They brought the What If It’s Us authors to Manila and Cebu for signing events, and we’ve been given the chance to sit down and grab breakfast with them, and MY FEELINGS?
Yeah, they’re EVERYWHERE. It’s a surprise to me that I’m able to write this roundup right now, but I obviously need to try and do it justice. So let’s get this started.
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Last Sunday, September 16th, marked the last day of this year’s Manila International Book Fair, and I was lucky enough to drop by SMX, not just to haul books but also to speak in a panel about international publishing! I had the most amazing time catching up with my friends, and getting stressed about what books to buy from National Bookstore’s Book Binge Bazaar, and even though I came home with a headache, sore arms, numb legs, I wouldn’t trade this experience for anything. Read on to know just how much I enjoyed #MIBF2018!
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I’m not sure if my event recap introductions ever get too common for y’all because it feels like I’ve been writing stuff like this for years. But just last Sunday, August 12th, marked the end of this year’s Philippine Readers and Writers Festival hosted, as always, by the lovely people from National Bookstore. And for the second time in a row, I was once again invited to be a part of a panel! This year, my Bookworms Unite PH team and I were lucky enough to be given the chance to talk about our little Filipino YA community and how it all started. And I also met Erin Entrada Kelly and Adi Alsaid for a signing! *gasps enthusiastically* Read on for a complete rundown of my #PRWF2018 experience.
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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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Last Sunday, November 12, 2017, I had the honor of meeting two of the most inspiring authors whose works I’ve recently come to love, Jasmine Warga and Jennifer E. Smith through the efforts of National Bookstore. I’ve had a blast getting to know them both as writers and as well as spending the day with my friends. Read on for a detailed recap of #JenandJasinPH!
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