Thursday, 25 September 2014

Book Review: Shine of Candy Gourlay

 Shine of Candy Gourlay
Candy Gourlay is currently visiting the Philippine for series of book signing and talks about her latest novel, Shine. She will be at Glorietta 1 National Bookstore on Saturday, 27 September for the final leg of her book launching in the Philippines. Check it out.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Greatest stories ever told...the most controversial man who ever lived - holy week good read!

 Manga Messiah

DO YOU DARE to read His story? Even if it may change your life forever? From the biggest-selling book in the history of the world, comes the greatest story ever told. This is about the most controversial man who ever lived. His life is presented in the most popular graphic novel format on earth.

Monday, 14 April 2014

23 April - World Book Day in the Philippines

 World Book and Copyright Day 2014The World Book and Copyright Day 2014 was launched by UNESCO eighteen years ago. This year, the Philippines thru the sponsorship of the National Book Development Board (NBDB), the event will showcasing creative performances, musical acts, exhibitions, workshops, seminars, and more!

The event will also features some of the Filipino artists and performers such as the UP Guitar Trio, Sipat Lawin Ensemble, slam poets from Speak! Philippines, the Balagstars Balagtasan group from Linangan sa Imahen, Retorika, at Anyo (LIRA), and comedian RJ Ledesma. This year's venue is the Bonifacio High Street, Taguig City and everyone is invited to participate in the promotion of reading and writing.

Click the image (top) for additional information. By the way, this is also coincides with the 4th year celebration of the World Book Night in the UK, Ireland and USA.

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

2014 World Book Night Invitation

 Book Giver

Take part in this year's biggest celebration of book sharing and giving. If you are interested to join as a community book giver, click the image above for details or click Registration. As a prospective giver, you can give away any any book you want - one you already own, or one you buy specially, new or second-hand.  You can also choose whoever you want to give the book to – a friend, a member of your community, a complete stranger.  What the World Book Night organizer ask is that you give your book with the aim of helping someone develop the same love of reading that you have.

Thursday, 16 January 2014

Mega Book Sale at National

 National Bookstore
This is something not to be missed. I visited the store last night and unexpectedly, I saw a big crowd - busy browsing and reading from the huge files of assorted books and school supplies. After an hour, I brought home 8 books worth total 292 pesos only! Aside from pocketbooks there are academic books and reference materials, including children publications.