Manila International Book Fair 2015 Recap + Tips

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This post is a bit late but better late than never, right?

Last September 20 my friend Sai and I went to the much-awaited Manila International Book Fair. It was our first time and we didn’t know what to expect! The gates would open at 10 AM and we wanted to be early because we live outside the Metro. We arrived at the SMX Convention Center just before 8 AM and waited in line until 10. It wasn’t so bad because I had a book (and a friend!) with me.
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Bout of Books Read-a-thon #14: What To Read Next? + Reading Update

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The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 17th and runs through Sunday, August 23rd in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 14 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team
Bout of Books officially ends tonight and it has been a rough and fun ride! This was my first Bout of Books and it’s definitely not my last. The excuse to read more books was great, but the interaction with the bookish community was priceless. So now I’m going to participate in one last challenge– the What To Read Next Challenge!
Disclaimer: These are my Most Anticiated Books of 2015 so extreme fangirling may occur.
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Bout of Books Read-a-thon #14: Book Road Trip + Reading Update

Bout of Books
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 17th and runs through Sunday, August 23rd in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 14 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team
 Bout of Books is ending soon and I had real fun! I just love doing the challenges and chatting with fellow bookworms on Twitter. For today, I’m doing the Book Road Trip challenge.

Here’s the rule for this challenge:

For this challenge, come up with a list of the top 4-5 states/places you’d love to visit and find a book (you either read or want to read) that takes place in that state/place or a book by an author who lives or is from there. :]

Without further ado, here’s my list! (but first a Sherlock gif)

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Bout of Books Read-a-thon #14: Four Seasons Book Cover Challenge + Reading Update

Bout of Books
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 17th and runs through Sunday, August 23rd in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 14 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team
Hi guys! Are you participating in Bout of Books? I’m really enjoying the challenges and the excuse to read more books.
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Today I’m participating in the Four Seasons Book Cover Challenge. It was very fun browsing pretty covers and hunting for the perfect ones to use in the challenge.

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Bout of Books Read-a-thon #14: Book Scavenger Hunt + Reading Update

Bout of Books
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 17th and runs through Sunday, August 23rd in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 14 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team
I’m really enjoying Bout of Books and the challenge of reading more books! For today I’m participating in the Book Scavenger Hunt, and I’m also going to give you an update on my reading progress.

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