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01.02

Special: Project Sixty-Two (D-33)

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Hi everyone! Do you still have hangover from last night late partying? Let me remove those fogs brought by last night party and drinking with another installment of Project Sixty-Two. Oh wait, there’s still more? Yes, of course! This is week five and can you believe that there’s only a month to go before Ignite Me hit the shelves?! Exciting, isn’t it? And look what Tahereh Mafi teased us with a pic. :hearts: Yes, it’s live people. Ignite Me & Unite Me in the freaking flesh! Woooh! Today, I’m going to talk about the other troubled boys. Yes, we all 
01.01

It’s 2014 y’all!

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Happy New Year everyone! or in Filipino Maligayang Bagong Taon! It’s officially 2014 here and we did greet the New Year with a loud bang. Here’s to blessed and prosperous year ahead of us. More bookish excitement, bookworm friends, book crushes, and ships to sail.Yay! for the New Year!! *clink glasses* Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new. —     2 Corinthians 5:17 (New King James Version) Here's to another awesome year of book blogging. Yay!!! :YAY: :D
12.29

2013 Throwback!

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Hi, y’all, I’m posting again but let me look back on what happened at Aeropapers this year. Lots of first had happened for me this year, both personal and book blogging wise.  Some were awesome; others are too painful to still talk about. So I’ll spare myself from reminiscing that part of my life. Anyhoo, here is Aeropaper’s Awesome Moments in 2013: A Throwback! Bookish Events Book Signing:  It’s my first time to attend a book signing and with none other than my favorite author, Ms. Tahereh Mafi. I’m so, so happy to meet her. She was so pretty, nice 
12.28

2013 Best of the Best!

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Hi everyone, welcome to the annual BEST OF THE BEST here at Aeropapers, where I highlight some of my best reads of the year. 2013 is well, a rollercoaster ride for me so are the books I read. I think they deserved recognition. Right? Right! So here are the best of best reads in 2013: Brand Spanking New (Best Debut [Standalone/Starter] Novel) •  Vicious by Victoria Schwab The premise, the ambiguity, the uniqueness, the sheer level of awesomeness this book has is just amazing. Well deserved! Next in Line (Best Sequel) • Unbreakable (Unraveling #2) by Elizabeth Norris I wasn’t 
12.26

Special: Project Sixty-Two (D-39)

7 years ago | filed under Feature
I know Christmas was yesterday but I’m still in the merry mood! And this season is not only for jolly but also for list and wishes. Although I don’t believe in Santa Claus and his hoard of gifts for nice kids (and none for the naughty boys and girls, like myself LOL), I still believe wishing is still in accordance in this festive season. So yeah, in this week’s installment of Project Sixty-Two, these are my Top 5 I wish will happen in Ignite Me. Wish I may, Wish I might: What I want to happen in Ignite Me! ❺ 
12.25

Merry Christmas Y’all

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Hi guys, Merry, merry Christmas to you all. I hope you’ll enjoy this day with your loved ones. It’s the day we’re allow to eat a lot. And spend time with our family and friends. And most of all it’s the time to remember the best gift we ever received and the reason why we are celebrating this day. Christmas is the season of love! Have blessed a Christmas y'all. Image © Ivandramar For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11 For bookish things, I did get 
12.22

Week 52. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received; I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it. You are very much welcome to read at my weird reviews. Planning to Read: December 22 – 28 Control (Control #1) 
12.20

Special: Project Sixty-Two (D-46)

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Hi, welcome again to Project 62 aka ‘Warner Centric Countdown to Ignite Me.’ This week I’m baring it all. I’ll give you my very lengthy reason on why I love this couple (rather too much). I poured my heart and soul in here. I might have touch a very sensitive topic (*coughs* Adam *coughs*) but I bear no ill intention, just stating the fact. So sorry for the fangirling, but I love them too much, and I just needed it out in the open. So here it goes, my short (I kinda had to shortcut it, this wasn’t the entirety 
12.15

Week 51. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received; I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it. You are very much welcome to read at my weird reviews. Planning to Read: December 15 – 21 Fireblood (Fireblood #1) 
12.13

Special: Project Sixty-Two (D-53)

7 years ago | filed under Feature
You guys, welcome again to another installment of Project 62 aka ‘Warner Centric Countdown to Ignite Me.’ Yes, you guys, very true to my word I will do this whole thing for nine weeks. And this is the second week, and what I have for you dearest #teamWARNER are my favorite quotes from the guy. I know that he’s sexy and have strong personality. But what comes out from his mouth were sure made (and will made—as my very good friend, Ginny, told me that’s there a whole new side to Warner that we have yet seen in Ignite Me 
12.12

Special: (Meme) My ‘lil neglect…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s December and while I’m happy that I have reached my goal earlier than expected *self- applauding* there are still books that I still haven’t read. Yeah, before when I was beginning to read books (I told you many times that I’m not really bookworm when I was bit younger). I don’t know which books to read, so I end picking up everything that fancy my taste. And miraculously I did end up loving ‘em. Now that I haven’t been here for quite some time my taste has changed. I’m not easy to please anymore plus the fact that I’m 
12.08

Week 50. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received; I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it. You are very much welcome to read at my weird reviews. Planning to Read: December 8 – 14 Last Day of 
12.01

Week 49. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received; I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it. You are very much welcome to read at my weird reviews. Planning to Read: December 1 – 7 Before We Fall 
11.30

Browse & Tinker: Books &…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Random things that are all related to books & blogs. Browse & Tinker:  a regular feature here in my blog where I’ll showcase website, technology and others fancy things that are related to books and reading. You know this post. Yeah, sadly it was short-lived. I got an email saying that it is abruptly shutting down. I really loved Curata. I’ve tried & tested other rss readers and this one got my needs to a T. So I’m super disappointed and bit panicked when I learned about its impending demise. I have to find replacement and soon. I really don’t 
11.27

Special: Mitchii’s Do’s & Don’t’s

7 years ago | filed under Feature
I want to share you guys some personal bookworm habits. These are the things that I do or don’t do when it comes to one my prized possessions: books. I DO: cover books with plastics. The Eternal Ones duology. You can clearly see the plastic cover. Yes, each one of my books has plastic cover (except manga since there are waaaay too many of them when we decided to cover ‘em. Plus for some strange reasons they can withstand dirt and shelf wear much better than books. How? I really don’t know.) I DO NOT: like hardbacks. The book in 
11.25

Special: Catching Fire (Movie)

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Oh you guys, remember this fangush last year? Well, Catching Fire is so much better. I think Francis Lawrence did an amazing job. I loved how he managed to put them all together without rushing the scenes too much or felt disconnected. I can tell you that they remained very, very faithful to the material. Of course they needed to omit some scenes but I think all the things they decided to put in there were necessary for all viewers and not just the fans of the books to understand. Jennifer did amazing acting chops here. Well, what will I 
11.25

Bookish Verbosity: Popular Books

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Do you agree or disagree, or perhaps both? Bookish Verbosity is a non-regular feature at AEROPAPERS where I talk about topics that are related to books, blogging and the community. Have you heard of this quote:  “If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.” ― Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood Do you agree with this quote? If you ask my personal opinion about it (that’s a disclaimer there, haha) I don’t exactly agree to it (but I’m somewhat also agreeing to it, I'll explain later). I mean no offense 
11.25

Week 48. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received; I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it. You are very much welcome to read at my weird reviews. Planning to Read: November 24 – 30 Angel Fever (Angel 
11.17

Week 47. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received; I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it. You are very much welcome to read at my weird reviews. Planning to Read: November 17 – 23 The Fiery Heart 
11.10

Week 46. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received; I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it. You are very much welcome to read at my weird reviews. Planning to Read: November 10 – 16 Ketchup Clouds by 
11.09

Special: Booking by Numbers Q…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
I saw this from The Reader’s Den which an original post by Jess Hearts Books. I think it was a cool and decided to make one myself. I’d fun counting the books.   Book Number: 48 Book: Crossed By Ally Condie Q1.) Have you read this book? If so what did you think of it? Yes, I already reviewed it, too. You can read my thoughts about it here. Book Number: 3 Book: Bloodlines by Richelle Mead Q2.) Why did you buy this book? Were you recommended it? Was it a random purchase? One, because of Adrian Ivashkov. And yes, 100% will 
10.28

Week 44. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received; I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it. You are very much welcome to read at my weird reviews. I’m planning to read: (October 27 – November 02)   
10.26

Week 43. Bookish Emoji

7 years ago | filed under Feature
A great excuse to use my emoticons. Bookish Emoji (えもじ) is an original meme here at Aeropapers where I’ll answer weekly prompt that is related to being a bookworm (or anything book/blogging related) with corresponding emoticons/animated gifs. Here’s another edition of Bookish Emoji. If you noticed I changed the graphic because I really hate the one that I originally came up with. I decided to put something that’s lively on the banner itself to represent the meme properly. I also welcome animated gifs now since emoticons are very little (average size is 50x50). Now my excuses had been sorted out, 
10.20

Week 43. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week. I’m not going to feature all the books though, only those that I plan to read. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received; I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it. You are very much welcome 
10.20

Week 42. Bookish Emoji

7 years ago | filed under Feature
A great excuse to use my emoticons. Bookish Emoji (えもじ) is an original meme here at Aeropapers where I’ll give weekly prompt that is related to being a bookworm (or anything book/blogging related) with corresponding emoticons. Hi everyone, this is the official launch of my brand new meme here called Bookish Emoji (I have to use emoji because it sounds cuter and me being a huge otaku). I love emoticons. I think I have different set of emoticons (smilies) saved in my hard drive for future use. I was browsing my files when I stumbled across them and I had 
10.14

Week 42. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week. I’m not going to feature all the books though, only those that I plan to read. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received, I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it, you are very much welcome 
10.09

Week 41. Waiting on Wednesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. The Fiery Heart (Bloodlines #4) by Richelle Mead Expected publication: November 19th 2013 Publisher: Razorbill Format/Pages: Hardcover, 438 pages In The Indigo Spell, Sydney was torn between the Alchemist way of life and what her heart and gut were telling her to do. And in one breathtaking moment that Richelle Mead fans will never forget, she made a decision that shocked even her. . . But the struggle isn't over for 
10.08

Week 41. Top Ten Tuesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. The topic for this week is: October 8: Top Ten Best/Worst Series Enders (so far) I’ll start with the Best Series Enders Endure by Carrie Jones – [Review] I love how Zara matured throughout the story and well, my ship sailed so what’s not to like? Foretold by Jana Oliver – [Review] Finally after like 17635323455 years Beck and Riley stopped being stubborn and 
10.06

Week 41. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. Hot of the Press is a weekly meme where I showcase books that I’m planning to read that due to be published this week.I’m not going to feature all the books though, only those that I plan to read. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received, I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about it, you are very much welcome to 
10.02

Week 40. Waiting on Wednesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. Salvage by Alexandra Duncan Expected publication: April 1st 2014 Publisher: Greenwillow Format/Pages: Hardcover, 400 pages Ava, a teenage girl living aboard the male-dominated deep space merchant ship Parastrata, faces betrayal, banishment, and death. Taking her fate into her own hands, she flees to the Gyre, a floating continent of garbage and scrap in the Pacific Ocean, in this thrilling, surprising, and thought-provoking debut novel that will appeal to fans of Across 
10.01

Special: Why do I blog…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Hey, hey, hey! It’s October and you know what it means? It’s my birthday month and my blog’s too. Sweet isn’t it? But I don’t do celebration. I’ve been running this blog for 3 years and never did I do anything fancy with the years that pass by and I’m not breaking the tradition this year. But the post isn’t about my whining, just like other week, I found another interesting meme that I’ve decided to answer. It centers on blogging. (I originally saw it on http://strawberrysingh.com) Meme instructions: Copy and paste the following questions and answers to your post, 
09.30

Week 40. Hot Off the…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Brand new week means spanking new reads. This is me officially discontinuing Stacking the Shelves. Instead I’m showcasing books I’m planning to read for this week. Books that are about to hit the shelves for this week. I’m not going to feature all the books though. Just those I’m only planning to read. Plus, if I’m fortunate enough to have read the book and already reviewed them courtesy of the advance copies I received, I will also highlight them here. Just in case you need a little help deciding if you want to read it and want prior opinion about 
09.25

Week 39. Waiting on Wednesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. Better off Friends by Elizabeth Eulberg Expected publication: February 25th 2014 Publisher: Point Format/Pages: Hardcover, 288 pages WHEN HARRY MET SALLY . . . for teens, from romantic comedy star Elizabeth Eulberg. For Macallan and Levi, it was friends at first sight. Everyone says guys and girls can't be just friends, but these two are. They hang out after school, share tons of inside jokes, their families are super close, and 
09.24

Week 39. Top Ten Tuesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. The topic for this week is: September 24: Top Ten Best Sequels Ever We all dreaded the middle book syndrome. We hate that a book series begins with a bang then fizzled because it didn’t live up to its predecessor. But thankfully there are fantastic sequels that blow my mind. And here are the books that made it to the list: Unravel Me by 
09.24

Special: 55 Question Book Meme

7 years ago | filed under Feature
I saw this 55 Question Book Meme on book-memes.livejournal.com. I was looking at the question when I noticed that I am answering it in my head. So I decided to answer them here. It’s quite a number of questions but the answer doesn’t need to be long.  If you want to do it too just copy the questions and answer them. Books, Books, and many more books. I love reading! Image © awesomenator.com 1. Favourite childhood book? None. I despise reading when I was still a kid. 2. What are you reading right now? Three books because I liked pushing 
09.18

Week 38. Waiting on Wednesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. Landry Park (Landry Park #1) by Bethany Hagen Expected publication: February 4th 2014 Publisher: Dial Format/Pages: Hardcover, 384 pages Gone With the Wind meets Matched in this dystopian tale of love and betrayal In a fragmented future United States ruled by the lavish Gentry, sixteen-year-old Madeline Landry dreams of going to the university. Unfortunately, Gentry decorum and her domineering father won’t allow that. Madeline must marry, like a good Landry woman, 
09.17

Week 38. Top Ten Tuesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. We only have two seasons here in the Philippines. But I did get to experience autumn/fall when I went to Australia last April. I liked the falling brown leaves, it’s kinda has this forlorn but peaceful feeling about it, haha (just don’t mind me). I think the months that fall (no pun intended) in this season are September to November. And these are the 
09.11

Week 37. Waiting on Wednesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. Fire & Flood by Victoria Scott Expected publication: February 25th 2014  Publisher: Scholastic Press Format/Pages: Hardcover, 320 pages A modern day thrill ride, where a teen girl and her animal companion must participate in a breathtaking race to save her brother's life—and her own. Tella Holloway is losing it. Her brother is sick, and when a dozen doctors can't determine what's wrong, her parents decide to move to Montana for the 
09.10

Week 37. Top Ten Tuesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. There are few book to movie adaptations that I’m excited to see, one is obviously Cathcing Fire. I’m also excited for Vampire Academy & The Book Thief (even though I haven’t seen it but the trailer looks so awesome. Remind me guys to watch it) and also amusingly excited for Fallen (although the series had fizzled out). I’m even intrigued with Divergent and Fifty 
09.07

Special: Book Superlatives!

7 years ago | filed under Feature
I wanted to A-Z survey but I decided that this is more fun. My high school didn’t have a yearbook for us, I know how awful, right? And that’s the only one I didn’t have. So instead I decided to let my classmates signed my slumbook, haha. It was awesome and I still have it and I find it really funny on what I said in there. Ooops, I digress, anyway the topic is about “senior superlatives.” This sounds super fun! This is an original feature on The Perpetual Page Turner for her Fun Friday Fun. This week using the 
09.04

Week 36. Waiting on Wednesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases.  Alienated (Alienated #1) by Melissa Landers Expected publication: February 4th 2014 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Format/Pages: Hardcover, 352 pages Interplanetary relations have never been more exciting! The first in a funny, romantic YA sci-fi series. Two years ago, the aliens made contact. Now Cara Sweeney is going to be sharing a bathroom with one of them. Handpicked to host the first-ever L’eihr exchange student, Cara thinks her future is set. Not only does 
09.03

Week 36. Top Ten Tuesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. The topic for this week is: September 3: Top 10 Contemporary Books That Would Be Great Paired With A Required Reading Book (like Perks of Being A Wallflower with Catcher in the Rye) OR Top Ten Books That You Wish Were Taught In Schools. It’s a pretty hard topic, the reason I'm not sure what this really means. But I’m going to take this 
08.28

Week 35. Waiting on Wednesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. Vicious by Victoria Schwab Expected publication: September 24th 2013  Publisher: Tor Format/Pages: Hardcover, 368 pages A masterful, twisted tale of ambition, jealousy, betrayal, and superpowers, set in a near-future world. Victor and Eli started out as college roommates—brilliant, arrogant, lonely boys who recognized the same sharpness and ambition in each other. In their senior year, a shared research interest in adrenaline, near-death experiences, and seemingly supernatural events reveals an intriguing possibility: 
08.27

Week 35. Top Ten Tuesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. The topic for this week is: August 27: Top Ten Most Memorable Secondary Characters Most of the time I fell in love with primary characters of the book. There are heroes or heroines on their own rights. But there are instances when secondary characters have sprouted a life of their own and sometimes eclipse the main characters.  So here they are: Kenji Kishimoto (Shatter Me 
08.20

Week 34. Top Ten Tuesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. The topic for this week is: August 20: Top Ten Things That Make Your Life As A Reader/Book Blogger Easier (maybe it's Goodreads or your library or different resourcers etc. etc.) Book Blogging should be fun and easy. Image © http://weheartit.com/haneee It’s so weird for me to feel like I’m still just starting out when truthfully I’m blogging for almost three years now. Book blogging is 
08.19

TOTB. 1: Book Bargain

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Hey, wanna know some tips on book bargains?   Thinking Outside the Box is a brand spanking new feature here at my blog for topics that are random but still book related. I can tell you that here in the Philippines reading is a luxury. Education while should be a right of every citizen is always a privilege. So yes, whether it is a fiction or non-fiction books, those come with very lavish price tags (although compare to other countries ours is way cheaper). But don’t fret my dearest; I have come to help you. I am a very frugal 
08.19

Week 34. Stacking The Shelves

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Here’s my book stash for this week. Check out what has added on my reading/review stack. “Stacking The Shelves” is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’ s Reviews. The meme is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. [*] Ok, so I have few books for this week and I’m doing some catching up last week. And might have just push myself a little bit when it comes to reviewing. I’m trying to get my momentum back and I'm getting it gradually. So yeah, I was happy with it. I’m 
08.14

Week 33. Waiting on Wednesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. In the Age of Love and Chocolate (Birthright #3) by Gabrielle Zevin Expected publication: October 29th 2013  Publisher:  Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Format/Pages: Hardcover, 304 pages All These Things I’ve Done, the first novel in the Birthright series, introduced us to timeless heroine Anya Balanchine, a plucky sixteen year old with the heart of a girl and the responsibilities of a grown woman. Now eighteen, life has been more bitter than 
08.13

Week 33. Top Ten Tuesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. The topic for this week is: August 13: Top Ten Favorite Books With X Setting (ie: futuristic world, set mostly in schools, during World War II, books set in California  etc. etc. So many possibilities!) Since I’m Dystopia/Post-Apocalyptic fan, I decided to feature books in “Future”  (with some action) setting. While I chose this setting, there’s still no way I want to live in their 
08.12

Week 33. Stacking The Shelves

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Here’s my book stash for this week. Check out what has added on my reading/review stack. “Stacking The Shelves” is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’ s Reviews. The meme is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. [*] So what’s in my haul this week? Still pretty awesome books I got from last week. I’m always overflowed with awesomeness (which sometimes I feel guilty for the lack of reviews). So here are the books that have been added to my never ending TBR pile. For Review: Faking Normal by 
08.10

Special: From English to Filipino

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Hey guys, in celebration of ‘Buwan ng Wika’ (needless to say I should be posting this in Filipino then I realized that half of my readers are English speakers so I decided to type this in English so everyone can understand. ;)) August is the month of my country’s official language which is Filipino. I decided to share a little bit of the current trends here. First topic would be: Would you read English Books translated in Filipino? English is one of our official languages. It is use as medium of instruction in schools. Some even have great command of 
08.10

Cover Crush: Ignite Me by…

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Because I love gorgeous book covers! You can’t judge the book by its cover but we are free to admire them.  The purpose of the meme is to appreciate (or lust) on stunning book covers. Author: Tahereh Mafi Series: (Shatter Me #3) Published: August 1st 2013 Publisher: February 4th 2014 by HarperCollins Categories: Fantasy, Post Apocalyptic, Science Fiction External Links: Book Depository • Goodreads Juliette now knows she may be the only one who can stop the Reestablishment. But to take them down, she'll need the help of the one person she never thought she could trust: Warner. And as 
08.07

Week 32. Waiting on Wednesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases.   To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han Expected publication: April 22nd 2014 Publisher:  Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers Format/Pages: Hardcover, 288 pages Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control in this heartfelt novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Summer I Turned Pretty series.What if all the crushes you ever had found out how you felt about them…all 
08.06

Week 32. Top Ten Tuesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. The topic for this week is: August 6: Top Ten Books I Wish Could Have Had Sequels (they were complete stories but you just could have read more and more about these characters or set in that world) It’s so hard to find books because most of them have sequel. And I really, really want to list books that are really standalone. I check 
08.04

Week 32. Stacking The Shelves

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Here’s my book stash for this week. Check out what has added on my reading/review stack. “Stacking The Shelves” is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’ s Reviews. The meme is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. [*] You know that day? This day? Yes, it is once again that time to showcase those amazing haul I got from last week. And it was one awesome week for books. I caved in got another bunch of galleys from Edelweiss especially they are one download away (I have very weak 
08.01

Browse & Tinker: Otakuness

7 years ago | filed under Feature
Are you a manga fan too? Do you also want to shelve them and you wish that there is a site for it that similar to goodreads or shelfari? Browse & Tinker:  a regular feature here in my blog where I’ll showcase website, technology and others fancy things that are related to books and reading. I always separate manga and western books, as you can see in this post, we have allotted a space specifically for them. Online, I don’t shelve them at goodreads and I already axed my shelfari account because compare to goodreads it has smaller database (that 
07.31

Week 31. Waiting on Wednesday

7 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases.   Minders by Michele Jaffe Expected publication: January 30th 2014 Publisher:  Razorbill Format/Pages: Hardcover, 400 pages A high concept, cinematic read with a surprising twist, MINDERS asks the question: who is really watching who? Q: If the boy you love commits a crime, would you turn him in? Sadie Ames is a type-A teenager from the wealthy suburbs. She's been accepted to the prestigious Mind Corps Fellowship program, where she'll spend 
07.28

Week 31. Stacking The Shelves

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Here’s my book stash for this week. Check out what has added on my reading/review stack. “Stacking The Shelves” is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’ s Reviews. The meme is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. [*] Hola! Time to showcase that amazing book pile I’ve got from last week. It was pretty awesome week for books and I’m excited to read them. There is really a ring of truth to that saying: so many books but so little time. And you know what makes it so hard? 
07.24

Week 30. Waiting on Wednesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases.   The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black Expected publication: September 3rd 2013 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Format/Pages: Hardcover, 432 pages Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadently bloody mix of predator and prey. The only problem is, once you pass through Coldtown’s gates, you can never leave. One morning, after a perfectly 
07.22

Week 30. Stacking The Shelves

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Here’s my book stash for this week. Check out what has added on my reading/review stack. “Stacking The Shelves” is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’ s Reviews. The meme is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. [*] Ugh, so once again I broke my own promise and not to read new adult titles for the mean time but noooo, I just have to read it. And the worst part I was thoroughly disappointed. That book will be named later this week as I’ll type a review so stay 
07.19

Browse & Tinker: Feed Me…

8 years ago | filed under Feature
In this post for Browse & Tinker, let me talk about—feeds. Not the food but as in ‘web feed.’ And how I read those. Browse & Tinker:  a regular feature here in my blog where I’ll showcase website, technology and others fancy things that are related to books and reading. I’m not really a popular book blogger. I’m only one out of—I guess thousands and thousands of book blogs—who only offer reviews and other book related content that isn’t review. I only launched this blog with one purpose in my head: to share my thoughts, no matter how ridiculous sometimes 
07.17

Week 29. Waiting on Wednesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases.   These Broken Stars (Starbound #1) by Amie Kaufman; Meagan Spooner Expected publication: December 10th 2013by Publisher: Disney Hyperion Format/Pages: Hardcover, 384 pages It's a night like any other on board the Icarus. Then, catastrophe strikes: the massive luxury spaceliner is yanked out of hyperspace and plummets into the nearest planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive. And they seem to be alone. Lilac is the daughter of the richest man 
07.14

Week 29. Stacking The Shelves

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Here’s my book stash for this week. Check out what has added on my reading/review stack. “Stacking The Shelves” is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’ s Reviews. The meme is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. [*] Yihee!!! This meme is officially back. I got a couple awesome titles and prepared to read them all. I’m going to cut back with New Adult titles so I can concentrate with my eARCS and have them reviewed…this time. Once that pile is cleared, I’m going to read all those YA 
07.10

Week 28. Waiting on Wednesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases.   The Lonesome Young by Lucy Connors Expected publication: April 15th 2014 Publisher: Razorbill Format/Pages: N/A Get swept away in the first book of the sensational romantic drama that is Romeo & Juliet meets Justified. WHAT HAPPENS when the teenage heirs of two bitterly FEUDING FAMILIES can’t stay away from each other? The Rhodales and the Whitfields have been sworn enemies for close on a hundred years, with a whole slew 
07.09

Week 28. Top Ten Tuesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. The topic for this week is: July 09: Top Ten Best/Worst Movie Adaptations I love the topic for this week, I hoping in. So for this week is all about movies. I’m doing it alphabetically. Here’s a disclaimer there are some that I haven’t read the book (but cleary stated which ones…since I want to include ten books. And I don’t have enough books to 
07.03

Week 27. Waiting on Wednesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. The 100 (The Hundred #1) by Kass Morgan Expected publication: September 3rd 2013 Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Format/Pages: Hardcover, 336 pages In the future, humans live in city-like spaceships orbiting far above Earth's toxic atmosphere. No one knows when, or even if, the long-abandoned planet will be habitable again. But faced with dwindling resources and a growing populace, government leaders know they must reclaim their homeland... before it's too late. 
06.26

Week 26. Waiting on Wednesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. Archetype by M.D. Waters Expected publication: February 6th 2014 Publisher: Dutton Adult Format/Pages: Hardcover, 384 pages Introducing a breathtakingly inventive futuristic suspense novel about one woman who rebels against everything she is told to believe. Emma wakes in a hospital, with no memory of what came before. Her husband, Declan, a powerful, seductive man, provides her with new memories, but her dreams contradict his stories, showing her a past life she 
06.25

What’s in my bookshelf?

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Hey, I’m still not in the mood to write a review and I realized that lots of digital ARCs have already expired so there goes my reading pile. I probably minimize my request loads and  to have a strong will not to download those galleys that I’m on auto-approved. I have weakness for those.  But this post is not my lame excuses. Here's something personal but still book related: I decided to give you a tour on our bookshelf (but mostly about the books we have). Yep, our bookshelf. I’m not the only bookworm in my family. My sisters, as 
05.08

Week 19. Waiting on Wednesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. Unchained (Nephilim Rising #1) by J. Lynn (Jennifer L. Armentrout) Expected publication: September 24th 2013 Publisher: Entangled: Edge Format/Pages:  Paperback, 400 pages Between the pissed off creatures that want demon-hunter Lily Marks dead and the fallen angel who just...wants her, Lily is about ready to trade forever for a comfy job in a cubicle farm. The fact that she and Julian are civil to one another is enough to have her thrown 
05.01

Week 18. Waiting on Wednesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. After Eden (After Eden #1) by Helen Douglas Expected publication: November 5th 2013 Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens Format/Pages:  Hardcover, 288 pages The day Eden met Ryan changed her world forever. Actually, not just her world. Ryan has time traveled from the future to save the world. In a few weeks, Eden’s best friend Connor will discover a new planet—one where human life is possible. The discovery will make him famous. It will 
04.09

Week 15. Top Ten Tuesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. The topic for this week is: April 9: Top Ten Favorite Books I Read Before I Was A Blogger Hmm, I think I eventually jumped in the blogging craze when I realized that I’m spending more and more time with it. Writing my opinion/reaction came naturally. But these books are the ones that sealed the deal: Little Lord Fauntleroy - Frances Hodgson Burnett. This 
04.07

Week 15. Stacking The Shelves

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Here’s my book stash for this week. Check out what has added on my reading/review stack. “Stacking The Shelves” is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’ s Reviews. The meme is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. [*] Sorry no book covers this week, I’m sort of lazy. I’m still uncertain but I’ll go ahead and give you guys some heads up, not sure if I can update frequently (even though as you can notice that I’m not updating that much) since I’m travelling to Australia. I think I 
04.02

Week 14. Top Ten Tuesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. The topic for this week is: April 2: Top Ten Characters I Would Crush On If I Were Also A Fictional Character (I know how y'all love your book boyfriends :P ) This is like my favorite topic EVARRRR! Let’s talk about boys. You know those good looking fella that melt your hearts, and fangirl like Renge from Ouran. ;) So here are they, the 
04.01

Week 14. Stacking The Shelves

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Here’s my book stash for this week. Check out what has added on my reading/review stack. “Stacking The Shelves” is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’ s Reviews. The meme is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. [*] So I got some books from last week and I even have one already reviewed. But I still want to showcase it plus some, so here we go: For review: Glitter & Doom (Masque of the Red Death #1.5) by Bethany Griffin Going Vintage by Lindsey Leavitt Music Of The Heart 
03.27

Week 13. Waiting on Wednesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. Tandem (Many-Worlds #1) by Anna Jarzab Expected publication: October 8th 2013 Publisher:  Delacorte Books for Young Readers Format/Pages:  Hardcover, 448 pages Everything repeats. You. Your best friend. Every person you know. Many worlds. Many lives--infinite possibilities. Welcome to the multiverse. Sixteen-year-old Sasha Lawson has only ever known one small, ordinary life. When she was young, she loved her grandfather's stories of parallel worlds inhabited by girls who looked like her but 
03.26

Week 13. Top Ten Tuesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Tuesday is for top ten list! Here’s mine! Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created at The Broke and the Bookish. Each week they will post a new Top Ten list  that bloggers will answer. The topic for this week is: March 26: Top Ten  Books I Recommend The Most I’m going to divide it to categories since my personal favorites share a lot in common. And definitely I want my recs to be more diverse. Children/Middle Grade:  Percy Jackson series – Rick Riordan Classic: Little Lord Fauntleroy – Frances Hodgson Burnett Contemporary: Slammed – Colleen Hoover Dystopia/Post-Apocalyptic (or 
03.25

Week 13. Stacking The Shelves

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Here’s my book stash for this week. Check out what has added on my reading/review stack. “Stacking The Shelves” is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’ s Reviews. The meme is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. [*] It was some awesome week for ARCs, didn’t expected to have these amazing titles. But oh my, my tbr is once again piled with awesome goodies waiting to be read. I need to start reading my ARCs this vacation. For Review: The Art of Wishing by Lindsay Ribar Wide Awake by 
03.20

Week 12. Waiting on Wednesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill Expected publication: September 3rd 2013 Publisher:  Disney Hyperion Format/Pages:  Hardcover, 368 pages Marina has everything. She’s got money, popularity, and a bright future. Plus, she’s best friends with the boy next door, who happens to be a gorgeous prodigy from one of America’s most famous families. Em has nothing. Imprisoned in a small white cell in the heart of a secret military base, all she 
03.17

Week 12. Stacking The Shelves

8 years ago | filed under Feature
Here’s my book stash for this week. Check out what has added on my reading/review stack. “Stacking The Shelves” is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’ s Reviews. The meme is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. [*] Hi guys, a little dry this week but still got two awesome books for review: For Review: Poison by Bridget Zinn Belonging (Temptation #2) by Karen Ann Hopkins (Thanks Harlequin Teen for my eARC. Always the awesome. ) Releasing this Week: The Art of Wishing (The Art of Wishing #1) by 
03.13

Week 11. Waiting on Wednesday

8 years ago | filed under Feature
It’s Wednesday again. What books are you looking forward to reading? Waiting on” Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that showcases much awaited upcoming releases. Truth or Dare (Truth or Dare #1) by Jacqueline Green Expected publication: May 14th 2013 Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Format/Pages:  Hardcover, 416 pages When a simple round of truth or dare spins out of control, three girls find it’s no longer a party game. It’s do or die. It all started on a whim: the game was a way for Tenley Reed to reclaim her popularity, a chance 
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