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Bookish Weekend: #PLF2015 (+ giveaway!)

I had a blast this weekend geeking out on books, author and illustrator encounters, and more at National Book Store’s Philippine Literary Festival in Raffles Makati. I was determined to attend the LitFest this year because I missed the 2014 LitFest … Continue reading

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James Frey in Manila

(photo via https://twitter.com/nbsalert/) On Sunday, I got to chat with New York Times bestselling author James Frey and was quite surprised to find that he was a jeans-and-shirt kind of guy, joking around with his fans (some of whom he … Continue reading

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Philippine Literary Festival

I will be away for most of next week, and one thing I am really bummed about missing is the Philippine Literary Festival, which happens on October 23-25 at Raffles Makati. Presented by National Book Store and Raffles Makati, the … Continue reading

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Stephanie Perkins in Manila (+ giveaway!)

Last Sunday, in true “Anna and the French Kiss” style, I had lunch at a French boulangerie with none other than New York Times Bestselling YA author Stephanie Perkins! Stephanie Perkins’ popular debut novel “Anna and the French Kiss” (hailed … Continue reading

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Jenny Han in Manila

I got to interview New York Times bestselling YA author Jenny Han during her Philippine book signing tour this weekend, something I had been looking forward to after finishing her latest novel, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.” “To … Continue reading

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