[Book Tour] The Forgotten Tale by J.M. Frey

The Forgotten Tale Goes On Tour! Fellow readers! Catch Toronto-based J.M. Frey as she goes on tour this December with the release of her new young adult fantasy novel The Forgotten Tale.  About The Forgotten Tale Add to Goodreads or … Continue reading

[EVENT] Concert Screening: BoA Special Live: NOWNESS in Japan

[#FRIYAYSatKCC] Concert Screening: BoA Special Live: NOWNESS in Japan BoA Philippines, in partnership with the Korean Cultural Center, invites all JumpingBoAs to a free concert screening of “BoA Special Live NOWNESS in Japan” on 4 November 2016 (Friday) at the … Continue reading

[2016] Week 31 Eats, Reads, Beats

The week started out with me making three trips to the hospital (all on Monday!), and no, this isn’t about my vertigo attacks, but another condition entirely. After that, I was practically bed-ridden again, but to my delight, I was … Continue reading

[Event] The Philippine Readers and Writers Festival 2016

I’ve been wondering why there has been a resurgence of Paris Wife lately in the features section of bookstores; it turns out, Paris Wife author Paula Mclain will have a book signing event, together with Anna Todd and Adam Johnson at The Philippine Readers and Writers Festival 2016!

Press Release from National Book Store:

What: The Philippine Readers and Writers Festival
When: August 26 to 28, 2016
Where: Raffles Makati

#GoReadWrite2016 Join National Book Store and Raffles Makati’s Philippine Readers and Writers Festival featuring Pulitzer award winning author Adam Johnson and bestselling authors Paula McLain and Anna Todd from August 26 to 28, 2016 at the Raffles Makati.

Admission is free! Attend three days of book signings, discussions, and panels about books, literature, and culture from top Filipino writers and artists. The Adam Johnson and Paula McLain talk and book signing will be on August 27 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. respectively. The Anna Todd talk and book signing will be on August 28 at 2 p.m.

All events will be held at the Raffles Makati with registration starting at 9 a.m. everyday. Sign up at www.readersandwritersfestival.com to receive the latest updates on the events. Tag #GoReadWrite2016 to join the discussion.

RSVP at NBS’s Event Page: Click Me. ❤

I miss attending these events. Haha. Excited! 🙂 Speaking of book signing, I hope Gayle Forman comes back here…. :(((

[Event] Communicating with Cool Japan: New International Perspectives on Japanese Popular Culture

Four days after presenting in Kobe, I travelled to Tokyo with my grad school friend and sister to deliver another paper at Waseda University. Entitled, “Communicating with Cool Japan: New International Perspectives on Japanese Popular Culture,” the preconference organized by … Continue reading

[Event] The Sixth Asian Conference on Cultural Studies

The reason why I was out of the country on the first two weeks of June was because I delivered two paper presentations in international conferences in Japan. This venture was my first time to present my finished papers, so … Continue reading

[Feature] That Thing Called Fangirling

Last 31 March 2016, I was invited as a speaker at the “FANGIRL NO MORE? FANBOY NO MORE? A Fan’s Life at Adulthood, an Alternative Classroom Learning Experience” held at the University of the Philippines Diliman. The event was organized … Continue reading