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Odds and Ends by Bookmarked! on Jan 14, 2013I 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...



Non-fiction Read-along Project by Coffeespoons on Dec 4, 2012The books for our non-fic read-along Over at our Shelfari book club, Flips Flipping Pages, a friend, Shani, and I have announced our new non-fiction read-along project. The project was born out of our combined geek minds, minds that like talking...



SteamPoe! by Bookmarked! on Nov 10, 2012Quoth the Raven, “Nevermore.” RDJ After “The Making” comes the party itself: SteamPoe, Flips Flipping Pages’ Halloween party for 2012, held at Briggy Hall in Kapitolyo. Here is SteamPoe in photos — I had to wade th...



The Making of SteamPoe! by Bookmarked! on Nov 5, 2012I’m back from an incredibly busy Halloween season! As if the whole ASOIAF shebang (DIY Iron Throne, DIY wildling cloak and all) weren’t enough to tide me over, I had two other Halloween parties lined up! One was my younger cousin’s...



Farewell, my favorite indie bookstore by Coffeespoons on Mar 26, 2012Libreria last day party. (photo courtesy of Rhett) Libreria. Where we ate, danced, slept, wrote, scavenged, hobnobbed with writers, spilled drinks, raised hell, got drunk, and oh yes, read, for a year and a half, closed its doors last Saturday. The...



Things I didn't get to say in The House of Mirth discussion by Coffeespoons on Mar 24, 2012I didn't finish House of Mirth in time for our book discussion last Saturday. When I stepped into the venue, I had only read up to 72% of my ebook. So I was thinking of keeping quiet as I hadn't finished the book (though I did know the ending), but t...



On The House of Mirth and webinars by Coffeespoons on Mar 21, 2012Gillian Anderson as Lily Bart. I did not know about this. (img src) So I'm cramming my reading of The House of Mirth. In time for my book club's discussion this Saturday. I'm at 10% so far in my ebook. And so far, I'm thinking this girl Lily Bart i...



Bookish Birthday by Bookmarked! on Jan 28, 2012When we were planning the Flips Flipping Pages outreach activity at the start of the year, I purposely chose January 28th as the date because I wanted to do something for my birthday as well. My wish was granted as we got the opportunity to spend a d...



Last Friday night… by Bookmarked! on Jan 25, 2012Quick post! I just wanted to share: my book club, Flips Flipping Pages, kicked off the year with, of all things, a bowling tourney! Hahaha, I haven’t gone bowling in about seven years, but well, Flippers are always great company, so non-existen...



Reading Rampaaaaage! (Part III) by Bookmarked! on Dec 12, 2011(Continuation. Click for Part I and Part II) So the Flippers started arriving, and nobody was owning up to their bookish alter ego, as part of the activities was a guessing game of who could name the most characters in the party. We had our scrumptio...