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URL: http://sumthinblue.com
Site Description: Bookmarked! has a new home. This blog is about a girl who loves books, and chronicles the books she reads, reading challenges she is attempting to conquer, and other adventures that her book obsession takes her.
Date Joined: May 28, 2009

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Bookish Shoes!
on Mar 23, 2013 in Miscellany Ajie Arts and Crafts by Ajie bookish shoes custom sneakers handpainted sneakers shoes sneakers I’m officially on vacation for the coming week — no work, no tutoring — and I’m basically filling the week with all the things I don’t have time for during the work week, including blogging. Ajie, my very talented FFP &#...



Tahereh Mafi + Ransom Riggs in Manila!
on Mar 3, 2013 in Author Feature Destroy Me intervie Miss Peregrine #2 Miss Peregrine sequel Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children national book store powerbooks quirk books Ransom Riggs Ransom Riggs favorite books Ransom Riggs in Manila Ransom Riggs interview Ransom Riggs signature Ransom Riggs writing process Shatter Me signature Tahereh Mafi signed copy signed copy Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children signed copy Ransom Riggs signed copy Shatter Me signed copy Tahereh Mafi Tahereh Mafi Tahereh Mafi favorite books Tahereh Mafi in Manila Tahereh Mafi interview Tahereh Mafi writing process Unravel Me YA ymbrine young adult I was scheduled to interview Tahereh Mafi (author of “Shatter Me,” “Unravel Me”) last Saturday prior to her bloggers’ forum at Powerbooks, and was delighted to find Ransom Riggs (author of “Miss Peregrine’s H...



A two-sided love story
on Feb 16, 2013 in Book Reviews accordion accordion book conceptual book love story quirk books romance The Thorn and The Blossom Theodora Goss As my book club friends would know, I judge books by the cover. I’ll buy a book that pops out on a shelf and catches my eye, if only for that reason. Such was the case with Theodora Goss’ The Thorn and the Flower, a one of a kind accordio...



International Book Giving Day
on Feb 13, 2013 in Book Events February 14th International Book Giving Day International Book Giving Day Manila Reading Club 2000 I’m down with a cold (or possibly an allergy), but I didn’t want the day to end without writing about the International Book Giving Day. The International Book Giving Day is a wonderful initiative that aims to get books in the hands of as...



The Woman who Died a Lot
on Feb 10, 2013 in Book Reviews Aornis Aornis Hades Blytonian Braxton Hicks Chronoguard Dark Reading Matter Doctor Who dodo pickwick DRM Friday Next Gavin Watkins Jasper Fforde Landen Parke-Laine literary detective literary fiction Mrs. Hilly Pickwick Sisterhood of the Lobsterhood SO-27 SpecOps SpecOps-27 The Woman Who Died A Lot Thursday Next TN-7 Tuesday Next Wessex All You Can Eat at Fatso's Drink Not Included Library Services Wing Commander Wingco I’ve been following Jasper Fforde’s Thursday Next series for years now, so I got the 7th book, The Woman Who Died A Lot (TN-7), as soon as it hit the shelves in Manila late last year. The holiday rush was setting in, and I had a demanding...



Lemony Snicket roundup
on Jan 21, 2013 in Book Reviews 13 words All the Wrong Questions Bellerophon taxi Bombinating Beast breakup carson ellis daniel handler Dashiell Qwerty Ed Slaterton Ellington Feint ephemera illustrated novel illustrator Seth lemony snicket maira kalman middle reader books Min Green Moxie Mallahan picture book Pip and Squeak S Theodora Markson Seth Stain'd by the Sea The Composer Is Dead Who Could That Be At This Hour Why We Broke Up YA   I realize I’ve read a lot of Lemony Snicket in the last few months, without really meaning to. I must confess that I was not a fan of A Series of Unfortunate Events (although I loved the movie), so I didn’t feel compelled to read m...



Odds and Ends
on Jan 14, 2013 in Miscellany ArteSana bamboo bookmark book organizer book straps bookish bookmarks bookplates bottlecap badges bottlecap pins Flips Flipping Pages Harry Potter journal Harry Potter wand pen Mitch Albom mockingjay pin Nancy Drew Nancy Drew totebag national book store National Book Store flash drive nutcracker tea set old -timey book plates Pop Pins reading cat pen scholastic stationery I love books and everything to do with them — bookmarks, book plates, reading implements, book-related toys and accessories and other bookish ephemera. I’ve amassed a veritable loot over the holidays, thanks to some very thoughtful people...



Downton Abbey
on Jan 13, 2013 in Book Reviews Downton Abbey Downton Abbey book Downton Abbey Books Downton Abbey merchandise fandom Highclere castle TV TV show TV tie-in Upstairs and Downstairs Like most of the people who’ve finished series three of the British period drama Downton Abbey, I still can’t get over what happened that last episode, even though it’s been weeks since I watched. :( I have two books I got at the Na...



Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards set for 2013
on Jan 12, 2013 in Book Events Filipino ReaderCon Filipino Readers' Choice Awards Filipino Readers' Choice Awards 2013 And we’re off to an early start for 2013! The Filipino Readers’ Choice Awards returns for its second straight year, engaging the Filipino reading public in honoring their favorite Philippine-published titles.   An initiative of the Filip...



The Raven Boys
on Jan 11, 2013 in Book Reviews adam Aglionby Academy Blue Sargent Blue Sargent prophecy Dick Gansey Gansey ghosts Henrietta Henrietta Virginia lay lines maggie stiefvater maggie stiefvater raven cycle Noah occult occult Raven Boys Owen Glendower Owen Glendower Raven Boys paranormal raven raven boys raven boys Gansey Adam Ronan Noah raven cycle Ronan The Raven Boys Welsh myth Raven Boys YA young adult I knew I’d definitely be reading more of Maggie Stiefvater’s work after The Scorpio Races, which was simply spectacular. I had read her Shiver trilogy earlier, and while I thought her prose was beautiful, I can’t say I’m a fan...



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