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Win 100 Books at National Book Store This Summer!

This is an amazing news for all booklovers out there! The National Book Store is giving a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to win 100 books with every purchase of any participating titles from DK, Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, Scholastic Asia, and Simon & Schuster) between April 24 and May 21, 2017. Upon any […]

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Project LiBro: Helping the Filipino Children Love Reading

Time Magazine reported that in the year 2014, there was a decline in the reading of books among children due to technological advances. Children ages 2-7 years old would rather text or check different apps than read. The education system may also be a factor on how the children were encouraged to read their books, […]

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Join us in this #GiveaBook activity

Hello to all my friends who are book lovers ❤. A blogger friend of mine is looking for people to participate in a large-scale book exchange. You can be anywhere in the world! All you have to do is buy your favorite book (or any book you would like to share really, as some people […]

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Purpose Driven Life Expanded Edition by Rick Warren, 30% OFF

The Purpose Driven Life is a devotional book, and with over 30 million copies sold, it’s become quite popular. So what’s all the fuss about? Well, the book offers readers a 40-day personal spiritual journey, and presents what the author says are God’s five purposes for human life on Earth. They are: 1 You were […]

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How to get to Books For Less warehouse?

According to the Facebook Page of Books For Less, the following are the ways on how you can get to their warehouse (the landmark is La Consolacion College): 1. From Shaw Blvd (EDSA Central) -take jeepney going to pasig palengke or san joaquin rotonda (fare is P10). Take tricycle going to La Consolacion. 2. From […]

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NBS Fan Favorite Books in 2016

The National Book Store gathered 7,000 responses from their loyal customers and released the results of the Top 8 Fan Fave Books for 2016. Young Adult Book Winner: The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson Local Celebrity Book Winner: Everyday Kath (365 Ways to be a Teen Queen) by Kathryn Bernardo Fiction Book Winner: Me Before […]

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Scholastic Warehouse Booksale 2017

One of the most anticipated events of book lovers every year is the warehouse sale of different bookstores and publishing houses.  In fact, there will be a warehouse sale of Scholastic Asia (Grolier Scholastic Inc.) starting April 18 to June 18, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Grolier Scholastic Inc. is a global children’s publishing and media […]

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My Favorite Aphorisms from Sand and Foam (Kahlil Gibran)

I have first encountered Kahlil Gibran when I was in highschool  because of his book – The Prophet. I haven’t read that actually. We were just given a copy of it which is translated in Tagalog. But just recently, I’ve got Gibran’s another book and I was amazed by his writings. Here are some of my […]

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BOOKSALE Branches in Visayas and Mindanao

BOOKSALE office address is at 708 Cityland 10 Tower 2 154 H.V. dela Costa cor Valero Sts Salcedo Village, makati City 1227 Philippines. You may contact them at Sales Department (819-0448), Finance Department (810-1504), Accounting Department (893-6830), Personnel Department (893-2902), Warehouse (824-0947), and Fax (894-3363). If you are from Visayas and Mindanao area, you must visit the […]

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BOOKSALE Branches in Luzon

If books are your treasure, then BOOKSALE is a treasure trove of the book gems you’ve been searching for. Every visit to a BOOKSALE store is a rewarding experience that enables you to savor the joy of browsing through the myriad book assortment, which is changed and replenished regularly in our 91 stores. Never will you […]

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BOOKSALE Branches in Metro Manila

BOOKSALE is one of the country’s biggest source of low-priced unused, as well as previously-owned, books and bargain publications from the U.S., Canada, Australia and the UK. They are also a major distributor of locally-printed slick Pinoy magazines in both English and Pilipino. They cater to the individual lifestyle of each member of the family, to kids […]

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Books I Bought at the 37th Manila International Book Fair

For a book lover like me, MIBF is a heaven. It’s a place you don’t want to leave. Grabe! Ang mura ng mga libro. This Fair was open from Wednesday to Sunday (September 14-18, 2016) but we went there by Saturday. Here are the books I bought there with corresponding selling price from my store: […]

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MIBF 2017 Manila International Book Fair

Will you be there at 38th MIBF?

Manila International Book Fair is the country’s biggest yearly book event. For the 2017 edition (38th MIBF), it will be held this September 13 to 17, 2017 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City. This year’s MIBF will showcase varied collection of books including fiction, novels, textbooks, and educational materials. There […]

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Buy, Sell, and Swap Secondhand Books at The Bookshelf

How to buy secondhand books from The Bookshelf? You can check the available secondhand books at our Shop Section. For easy searching, use the search widget tool by typing the author or title of the book that you are looking for. Most of the secondhand books are from the owners of this site. You can […]

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Footprints

The poem “Footprints in the Sand” has been reproduced even in posters because of the encouraging message it transcends. Let me share the gist of the poem. There was a man walking in seashore with God. He was very happy then, seeing two sets of footprints every time he looks back. Later on, images of […]

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The Story Behind the Rainbow

This is for those who don’t have an idea of the biblical story behind the rainbow. I have first read and learned this story when I was in 3rd year college. I always remember this passage every time I saw a rainbow in the sky. Let me share you the summary from the book of […]

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Stay Focused

According to one of the books I am currently reading, one of the reasons that stop people from getting what they want is the “lack of focus”. One of my roommate before used to have a dart board. It takes a lot of practice and focus if you really want to hit the “bull’s eye.” […]

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