Gege Flips Pages

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Site Description: I buy books. And sometimes I read them. This blog is for the times my books become more than mere shelf candy. I also blog about my adventures with my book club — Flips Flipping Pages, a support group for book addicts who never ever want to be cured.
Date Joined: Nov 24, 2010

Tags: book clubs, book reviews, book blogging, flips flipping pages

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Have book, will travel
on Apr 2, 2013This was originally published here:  . I won a 5,000 gift card from National Book Store for this. Yay! Accidentally found the article through Google. I'm posting this now in...

I Flipped through E L James's Fifty Shades Trilogy and (I'm Ashamed to Admit it but) I Liked It
on Jan 10, 2013My copy: Box Set of 3 Trade Paperback  ISBN: 978-0-345-80404-4 Read: August 25, 2012 Fifty Shades of Grey - 514 Fifty Shades Darker - 532 Fifty Shades Freed - 579 Total Pages: 1,625 pages! Wow! Yeay me! There is a category of book...

Run to MIBF! Because there is no such thing as too many books!
on Sep 10, 2011 in readercon 2011 MIBF You, book nut, you, yes, you, you don't really need any convincing to go to MIBF 2011, right?But just in case, you're still vacillating, here's my pitch:This week, skip the caramel machiato and use that money to buy a book. Or two. Or more! What the...

ReaderCon Filipino Friday Week 3
on Aug 24, 2011 in readercon 2011 Shucks! I guess I missed Week 2. Anyway, it's time for another:This week's discussion starter: How hard or easy is it to be a book lover in the Philippines? What are some of your frustrations as a Filipino reader? And what are the positive aspects o...

I Flip Pages. Bow.
on Aug 13, 2011I can't believe how extended this blogging drought has been. I do expect to come back to blogging eventually, but for now, being engaged in a career of words--of reading, writing, editing--makes flipping pages and blogging about it seem like work, ra...

I Am Not Flipping Pages
on May 10, 2011Sigh. Image stolen from:

9th Hour
on Apr 7, 2011 in read-a-thon FFP So, let's face it. I'm not a power reader.8 hours down. I've only finished one book. One that is filled with pictures.And my second book has terribly small font.And I'm going 3 pages per hour.But I have:gone to the washroom 3 timesfixed a cold cut pl...

Sweeping Spider Webs
on Apr 7, 2011 in read-a-thon FFP Spider web on my blog. Sweeping them aside. Surprise, it's still here! And I'm back here because I'm in the FFP 24-Hour Readathon at Libreria, the greatest bookstore in the universe. And I'm doing everything other than actually read. So, I'm blogging...

Mailbox Monday : Ogling a Fashion Icon
on Feb 27, 2011Marcia started Mailbox Monday a long time ago. She has since turned over its hosting to other hosts. This month's host is Library of Clean Reads. It's a good thing the book I'll feature in this post is wholesome and is "free of explicit sex, profanit...

Seeing Double
on Feb 21, 2011 in book hoarding The memory is the first to go.That is based on my experience. That's why things like this happen. During my bookshelf spring cleaning, I discovered I had two copies of Paul Auster's book, The New York Trilogy. And I remember on more than one recent o...

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