#MIBF2015: Day 1 Report

Just got home from Day 1 of the Manila International Book Fair (MIBF)! Opening day is always my busiest (this year more than the recent ones after a series of delays in the morning), and my feet are sore and my arms are aching, so I’ll let the photos do the talking, hmm?

#NCBD2015 Blog Tour Week 3: Wishlist

Happy National Children’s Book Day! I came from the Philippine Children’s Book Summit today (and promptly fell asleep as soon as I got home) so the reportage will have to wait until after Saturday’s NCBD Fair. In the meantime, here’s my last entry for the #NCBD2015 Blog tour. The prompt for this week is: Hulyo … Continue reading “#NCBD2015 Blog Tour Week 3: Wishlist”

Veronica Rossi, Tahereh Mafi, and Ransom Riggs (+giveaway!)

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 … Continue reading “Veronica Rossi, Tahereh Mafi, and Ransom Riggs (+giveaway!)”

Becca Fitzpatrick in Manila

Last Saturday, I had the chance to interview New York Times bestselling author Becca Fitzpatrick, who had book signing events at National Book Store Glorietta 1 and Ayala Center Cebu over the weekend. Becca Fitzpatrick is famous for her “Hush, Hush” saga, comprised of the novels “Hush, Hush,” “Crescendo,” “Silence” and “Finale.” The young adult … Continue reading “Becca Fitzpatrick in Manila”

Winners: 2013 Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards

Yesterday at the Filipino Readercon, we unveiled the winners for the 2013 Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards, honoring 2012 titles that engaged the Filipino reading public. It’s the second year that we’ve executed the awards, and as chair of the organizing committee, I can say that it’s been a constant learning experience. Even as we worked … Continue reading “Winners: 2013 Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards”