The Many Hobbits

The Hobbit - Feature

It’s a big day for J.R.R. Tolkien fans here in the Philippines for today marks the release (yes, our country is ahead of the worldwide screening date, just how swell is that!) of the film adaptation of the classic children’s … Continue reading

The First Filipino Reader Conference

Goodreads — The Filipino Group at the First Filipino Reader Conference (Photo © Louize DG)

September 14, 2011 — more than the anticipation that mark this day as the 32nd Manila International Book Fair opened its door to the public at large was the excitement mounting when book enthusiasts all over Metro Manila, who opted … Continue reading

The Weird, Grotesque, and Gothic this August

H. P. Lovecraft - Author of the Month

It’s been months now since I last read a Horror book, but the “Voice,” my incorporeal guide and eternally influential Book-Muse, obnoxiously yanks my sleeves and lets me focus my gaze elsewhere — elsewhere meaning a fantasy book (it’s been … Continue reading

When Luck Comes Knocking Once Again

Finding this book was the greatest surprise of the day!

Lady luck seems to have left my side whenever I do book hunts these past few days, I said to a good friend via chat yesterday, and every trip to Booksale during the previous weeks yields nada. Seeing the same … Continue reading