The romance writers’ scene is one of the most vibrant in the Philippine book industry — there’s been quite a number of titles churned out in the last few years and I can’t seem to read them fast enough.
Because this month of love is fast running out of days, here’s a romance roundup, plus a little giveaway at the end of this post!
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Here’s a new giveaway for you, because it’s my birthday!
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Papercutting (the art, not the owwie) is all the rage in the local craft community, but on my trip to Beijing, I discovered the Chinese have been doing it since they invented paper in the Han dynasty.
One of my favorite purchases from the trip is this lovely papercut bookmark, which I wheedled and wheedled the seller for (while everyone else was loading up on keychains and refrigerator magnets).
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Because I’m still on #celebrateharry mode, here’s a Harry Birthday giveaway: a spanking new Hogwarts Library, the first boxed set of the lovely new hardcover editions of “Quidditch Through the Ages,” “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” and “The Tales of Beedle the Bard.”
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Nearly 2,000 Filipino fans turned out for New York Times bestselling authors Veronica Rossi, Tahereh Mafi, and Ransom Riggs at the book signing tour held by National Book Store this weekend at the Glorietta Activity Center and Ayala Center Cebu.
Veronica Rossi is the author of the “Under the Never Sky” trilogy,” with the books “Under the Never Sky,” “Through the Ever Night” and “Into the Still Blue”; Tahereh Mafi penned the “Shatter Me” trilogy, with the books “Shatter Me,” “Unravel Me” and “Ignite Me”; while Ransom Riggs is best known for his “Miss Peregrine” books, currently with two installments, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” and “Hollow City.”
After signing thousands of books in their back-to-back events, I was lucky I got to catch them for a quick chat today at the Writer’s Bar at the Fairmont.
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