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”

[Blog Tour Book Review #20] The Love Interest by Cale Dietrich

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There is a secret organization that cultivates teenage spies. The agents are called Love Interests because getting close to people destined for great power means getting valuable secrets.

Caden is a Nice: The boy next door, sculpted to physical perfection. Dylan is a Bad: The brooding, dark-souled guy, and dangerously handsome. The girl they are competing for is important to the organization, and each boy will pursue her. Will she choose a Nice or the Bad?

Both Caden and Dylan are living in the outside world for the first time. They are well-trained and at the top of their games. They have to be – whoever the girl doesn’t choose will die.

What the boys don’t expect are feelings that are outside of their training. Feelings that could kill them both.

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[Blog Tour Book Review #19] Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith + Giveaway

Let luck find you.

Alice doesn’t believe in luck—at least, not the good kind. But she does believe in love, and for some time now, she’s been pining for her best friend, Teddy. On his eighteenth birthday—just when it seems they might be on the brink of something—she buys him a lottery ticket on a lark. To their astonishment, he wins $140 million, and in an instant, everything changes.

At first, it seems like a dream come true, especially since the two of them are no strangers to misfortune. As a kid, Alice won the worst kind of lottery possible when her parents died just over a year apart from each other. And Teddy’s father abandoned his family not long after that, leaving them to grapple with his gambling debts. Through it all, Teddy and Alice have leaned on each other. But now, as they negotiate the ripple effects of Teddy’s newfound wealth, a gulf opens between them. And soon, the money starts to feel like more of a curse than a windfall.

As they try to find their way back to each other, Alice learns more about herself than she ever could have imagined…and about the unexpected ways in which luck and love sometimes intersect.

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[Event Recap #22] #AprilFeelsDay2017 with the #romanceclass Community

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After having experienced the overflowing feels of the previous #romanceclass event I went to last February, just like any obsessed being, I needed to experience the thrill again. To buy those locally published books and have them signed by the authors. To witness such attractive people read excerpts from some of my favorite stories. And to meet some of the #romanceclass community members… What an enthralling ride, yes? Today, I’m ecstatic to be sharing with you all how my day went during #AprilFeelsDay2017!

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[Bookish Announcements #10] The Everything, Everything Read-a-long + Giveaway

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The Everything, Everything movie is only weeks away! Can you believe it? Now, in honor of the much anticipated premiere, Book Freak Revelations is hosting the Everything, Everything read-a-long! All you need to know to join in on this fun, online activity is on this post, so read on!

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