It’s that time of the year again when us bookworms get the chance to look back on what kind of reading year it has been and rank our favorites! This 2018, I was lucky enough to read a total of 72 books—surpassing my initial goal of 70—and I’ve been blessed to work with and help promote so many books from various publishers. And unlike so many of my friends, I’m proud to say that I still haven’t outgrown reading and young adult literature, and I hope that the year ahead only intensifies this wholesome obsession. Anyway, I’ve written a long recap about how much I enjoyed 2018 in terms of reading, and so read on, my friends.
Continue reading “2018, Oh 2018 — A Year in Perspective”
Can you guys actually believe that we only have 4 days left before the end of 2017? It’s as if it was just yesterday when I was drafting an entirely similar post dedicated to my most favorite reads of 2016, and now here I am, coming up with a new one that’s all about my favorite books of 2017. I can’t even begin to express just how relieved I am to finally be starting a new chapter of my life come 2018.
I’m excited for all the books that I’ll (for sure) be reading, for all the authors that I’ll be supporting, and for all the events that I’ll be going to. But before anticipating these, I want to take this chance to celebrate all the well-recommended titles that I came to read this year. Let’s get this post started!
Continue reading “Book Freak Revelations’ Top Ten Books of 2017”
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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For the past 3 months, I got a little too preoccupied with work, and a couple of other miscellaeno stuff and found no time to take into account and shoot photos of all the books (and other “stuff”) I got for the first quarter of the year. I pretty much got some amazing titles with thanks, as always, to my friends from both Penguin Random House, and HarperCollins International. Ah, but enough of that! Here’s my January – March 2017 book haul!
Continue reading “[Stacking The Shelves #19] January – March 2017 Book Haul”
Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now what Starr says could destroy her community. It could also get her killed. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, this is a powerful and gripping YA novel about one girl’s struggle for justice.
Continue reading “[Blog Tour Book Review #14] The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas”