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October Book Haul

Over the period of four to six weeks, I’ve managed to amass loot worthy of a blog post. Behold my booty! (Not really, this is not that kind of blog) 505 more words


bookbed's Foolproof Book-Shopping Tips

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The Manila International Book Fair has come and gone. And we’re sure you were one of hundreds of book geeks and lovers who trekked along with us to the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City for the annual book event. 434 more words


Discussion: I Don't Use The Library (A Book Blogger's Confession)

I know everyone is going to take one look at this blog title post and point me out as the fraud that am I am. How can I love books so much and yet not use the library, any library? 701 more words


The Cartoon Story of Print Books vs. e-books

I don’t know about you, but I’m a little tired of reading the same arguments surrounding the printed books versus e-books debate. I’ve accepted that there are differences in opinion and I’m not really interested in trawling over old ground. 311 more words



‘A nice book’ is my answer to requests for a present on the traditional Dutch Sinterklaas feast, Christmas and birthdays.  The good thing is that all three events take place within two months.   290 more words


A Month of No New Books—Day Three

So, I decided October would be my month of buying no new books. In part I decided this because I need to budget for Christmas presents, and also because, well, I have too many books to read already. 403 more words


Ebooks as Christmas gifts?

In my family, we’re big readers. And we all have Kindles, and since Kindle books are cheaper than paperbacks, that’s pretty much all we buy these days. 163 more words