Well played, Big Bad Wolf

(Wherein resistance is futile) I thought I was over my book hoarding phase. I mean, I did a major purge of my bookshelves last year and my hallway library was finally beginning to look like it could hold all my books, and then, bam! I met the Big Bad Wolf. I’ve heard of legends, of … Continue reading “Well played, Big Bad Wolf”

Mark your calendars: MIBF 2016

The Manila International Book Fair, the country’s biggest and longest running book fair,  is just one month away, from Sept. 14-18 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

Review: Bumasa at Lumaya 2

In celebration of the 33rd National Children’s Book Day, I received a review copy of the second edition of “Bumasa at Lumaya 2: A Sourcebook on Children’s Literature in the Philippines,” edited by Ani Rosa Almario, Neni Sta. Romana Cruz, and Ramon C. Sunico. I encountered the first “Bumasa at Lumaya” (1994) book in college … Continue reading “Review: Bumasa at Lumaya 2”

Giveaway: Book Love Bundle

Just wanted to leave a note that all is well — thank you for all the emails! I have spent the last few weeks reading for the Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers Literary Awards (Cybils), where I am a second round judge for graphic novels. I read 14 graphic novels for the Cybils — half for … Continue reading “Giveaway: Book Love Bundle”