#AllDayYA 2017: My Experience

Last May 27th, 2017 I had the privilege of going to #AllDayYA organized by the Sydney Writers Festival at Riverside Theatres Parramatta. It was a wonderful bookish event that was solely focused on the power of Young Adult literature in Australia and I loved it! Ever since I arrived here in Australia, I have been…

Another Word For Happy by Agay Llanera | Book Review + Discussion

Title: Another Word for Happy Author/s: Agay Llanera Publication: Kindle Edition, 140 pages published October 8th 2016 Source: From the Author Get Your Copy Here: Amazon (Kindle) Plot in a Nutshell (from Goodreads): What does it take to come out of the closet? Since he was thirteen, Caleb has always known he’s gay. Now a…

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas | Book Review + Discussion

Title: The Hate U Give Author/s: Angie Thomas Publication: Kindle Edition, 464 pages Published February 28, 2017 by Balzer + Bray Source: Personal Purchase Get Your Copy Here: Book Depository | Amazon Kindle Thoughts in General: Right off the bat, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas was immediately added to my TBR due to the…

It’s Been A While…

Have you ever had that sinking feeling of guilt over not giving attention to one of your children? Well, I don’t have any kids yet but if this blog was a living breathing human being offspring of mine then I think it might have been dead without me realizing it (sorry for the morbid analogy,…

All That Glitters by Ines Bautista-Yao | Book Review + Discussion

Title: All That Glitters Author/s: Ines Bautista-Yao Publication: Kindle Book, March 31st 2016 (original publication thru Sparks Books, 2016) Format: Paperback Source: e-book from the author Get Your Copy Here: Amazon Plot in a Nutshell: When they have nothing better to do, college students Billie Santiago and Carlos Angeles enjoy imagining what their lives will be like five years into the…

Maybe This Time by C.P. Santi | Book Review

Title: Maybe This Time Author/s: C.P. Santi Publication: Self-published June 3rd 2016 Format: Paperback Source: Personal Purchase Amazon Plot in a Nutshell: An accidental reunion . . . a sneaky plot . . . things finally falling into place. Maybe This Time contains three heart-warming stories of love and second chances. Because when fate gives you…

Love & Gravity by Samantha Sotto | ARC Book Review

Title: Love and Gravity Author/s: Samantha Sotto Publication: February 7th 2017 by Ballantine Books Format: e-ARC Source: NetGalley Amazon (DISCLAIMER: I received an e-ARC of this through Ballantine Books via Net Galley in exchange for an honest review. This fact did not affect my views regarding the book in any form or manner. Everything stated here…

My Dream Crate

Hey guys! So I just want to start off by greeting you all a… It has been a long, long, long, LONG while since I last posted anything in this blog of mine and I hope that you can forgive me for leaving you hanging for quite a while, but I will be more active…

#FeelsFest: My First #RomanceClass Event | Signed Adventures

October 22, 2016 – What’s a better way to spend a Saturday than with friends, books, authors, and a whole lot of feels! It was such an inspiring day I just had to document it here! Anyway for those of you who are not aware, Mina V. Esguerra (author of The Interim Goddess of Love trilogy, Welcome to…

#WriteTeaWriteNow: Tea, Tiffany, and Tomes

Where do I even begin? Seriously, I am trying my best to encapsulate the experience I had one afternoon with some of the Philippines’ notable literary connoisseurs but I can’t don’t know if I’ll be able to do it justice. Okay. I think it’ll be best if I gave you guys a backstory of how…

#MorganMatsonInPH + #MIBF2016

September 18, 2016 was a very bookish day for me because I was able to attend two literary events, which were Morgan Matson’s book signing event and the 37th Annual Manila International Book Fair! Let’s begin discussing things shall we? #MorganMatsonInPH Morgan Matson is a name I’ve heard countless times in the book blogging and booktube…