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Manila International Book Fair 2017

The Manila International Book Fair was held last September 13-17 at the SMX Convention Center. It is a five-day affair for all book lovers out there. There are a lot of exhibitors and events happening across the five days but to be honest, the only reason why I wanted to go was for the 20% off for all books at National Bookstore and Fully Booked. Mike and I planned to be there by 10 AM. But because he lived so far from civilization, we arrived there at almost 11. The line towards the entrance was snake-like. It definitely discouraged us but we were already there so we still tried. Luckily, we got in after thirty minutes. The National Bookstore booth was right in front of us when we entered. We tried our best to find this book but life had other plans for me. I wasn’t able to buy it. 🙁 It’s quite a  disappointment but I’m sure I’ll still be able to read it…somehow. ps. If you find it, please tell me where! I’m really …

Hear The Wind Sing/Pinball 1973 by Haruki Murakami

After reading about the unnamed narrator in A Wild Sheep Chase and Dance, Dance, Dance, I knew I had to get my hands on the novels that started it all. The mystery that enveloped his character was something I had to understand. And as much as A Wild Sheep Chase and Dance, Dance, Dance were two books that could stand on its own, I knew reading the rest of the series would blow my mind.

My 2017 Book List

I’ve come across this Japanese term, tsundoku, which means buying books and not reading them; letting books pile up unread on shelves or floors or nightstands and I thought, that’s totally me.