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Boo-la-la Witch Spa

Some weeks back, I got a lovely surprise in the mail: a folded and gathered (f&g) advanced copy the book “Boo-la-la Witch Spa” (set for release on August 18) all the way from Studio Roxas in New York City. “Boo-la-la … Continue reading

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Pierre the Maze Detective

Whenever I buy books, an important consideration is how good a book will look on my shelf, and I mean that in the literal sense: I like pretty books. This makes for a lot of impulsive shopping as I’m bound … Continue reading

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EDSA Reads

I was only a year old when the EDSA Revolution happened, and what I knew of it, I learned in history class: the Martial Law, the assassination of Ninoy Aquino, the snap elections, the military standoff, and the People Power. … Continue reading

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Lemony Snicket roundup

  I realize I’ve read a lot of Lemony Snicket in the last few months, without really meaning to. I must confess that I was not a fan of A Series of Unfortunate Events (although I loved the movie), so … Continue reading

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David Macaulay roundup

  I thought I’d break this blogging fast with a nice roundup, featuring books by the prolific, award-winning author-illustrator David Macaulay! I discovered David Macaulay back in college, when my illustration teacher showed us the Caldecott-winning Cathedral (which I read … Continue reading

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