Books that are sitting on my shelf [Part 1] (January 18, 2019)

The Walking Dead Series [Novels] Yes, there are novels based on Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead series. Over a three-year period, The Walking Dead co-creator and writer worked with author/director Jay Bonansinga on three tie-in novels[i] chronicling the journey of Brian Blake–the man whom we would come to know as The Governor.  Fortunately, I wasContinue reading “Books that are sitting on my shelf [Part 1] (January 18, 2019)”

What Became of Sir Charles’ Book (January 15, 2019)

Today we stopped by Biblio (The Purveyors of Pre-Owned Books) latest branch in Alabang Town Center for a quick look-see. We just had to. Aside from conservative selection of second-hand books, the quaint bookstore also had a selection of journals, notebooks, and decorative knickknacks on sale. But it was this hardbound book (right) that reallyContinue reading “What Became of Sir Charles’ Book (January 15, 2019)”

Bacolod Book Finds (January 11, 2019)

Greetings from Bacolod! Looking back, no trip to The City of Smiles has ever been complete without that customary pilgrimage to Booksale. So true to form–and less than six hours after I flew in–I found myself doing just that: Rummaging through dozens upon dozens of second hand merchandise in SM Bacolod’s Booksale branch.[i]

My Love/Hate Relationship with Great Illustrated Classics (January 1, 2019)

Unlikely Reunion Whenever my family and I go to a mall that has a Booksale branch[i], we always make it a point to drop by.  Even going to such lengths as assigning it as our designated meeting area. During a recent trip, I happened to come across a hardbound Great Illustrated Classics (GIC) edition of TheContinue reading “My Love/Hate Relationship with Great Illustrated Classics (January 1, 2019)”

Giving Powers a chance (April 8, 2017)

While on an out-of-town trip with some friends, we decided to stop by SM City San Pablo for lunch.  It was our first time there and SM sure made the most of their lot.  They had their staple department store and grocery sections but only an exiguous number of restaurants. The good thing though isContinue reading “Giving Powers a chance (April 8, 2017)”