It’s Sunday and it’s Valentine’s Day! Not to mention International Book Giving Day! Have you given (or received) a book yet??
As per usual, I am sharing my book loot from the past several weeks with all of you. And let me begin by sharing a huge book haul that I received from Pansing Books for review.
Pansing Books – All Worth Checking Out
I thank all my book deities that Pansing Books carries Joe Sacco titles: The Great War, Journalism, BUMF Vol. 1, and Notes from a Defeatist.
Middle Grade/YA Novels
Eren by Simon P. Clark, The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata
My Dad’s a Birdman by David Almond and illustrated by Polly Dunbar, The Boy Who Climbed Into the Moon by David Almond and Polly Dunbar
Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland with illustrations by Helen Oxenbury. And yes, I have a signed copy!
Here are a few of the inside pages:
Frozen by Melissa De La Cruz and Michael Johnston, Stolen by Melissa De La Cruz and Michael Johnston
Tales From Earthsea by Ursula Le Guin, Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood
Black Swan Green by David Mitchell, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet by David Mitchell
Blyton, Marvels, and More Adult Novels
These books have just arrived: Slade House by David Mitchell, The Marvels by Brian Selznick, In A Land Of Paper Gods by Rebecca Mackenzie. And yes, an Enid Blyton Extravaganza: The Secret Island, The Secret of Spiggy Holes, The Secret Of Moon Castle, The Secret Forest
Valentine’s Day is International Book Giving Day
Not only do I get my usual dozen red roses for Valentine’s Day, my husband knows my heart well enough to give me books as well!
Lobster Is The Best Medicine by Liz Climo for my 14 year old girl and A Knight Of The Seven Kingdoms by George R. R. Martin for moi.
Book Loot from Manila
The Magic Bahag by Cheeno Marlo Sayuno and Benedict Reyna, Mister World and His Magical Box by Alelie Dew Ayroso and Frances Alcaraz
Isang Harding Papel by Augie Rivera and Rommel Joson, The White Shoes by Grace D. Chong and Sergio Bumatay, Saturday Morning In The Garden by Renny Ramos and Kora Dandan-Albano
Si Berting Ang Batang Uling by Christopher S. Rosales and Aldy Aguirre, Sinemadyika by Lauren V. Macaraeg and Aldy Aguirre, Ang Riles Sa Tiyan Ni Tatay by Eugene Y. Evasco and Aldy Aguirre
Diola: Ang Bayani ng Philippine Eagle by Mary Ann Ordinario-Floresta and Yasmin S. Ong
Mang Andoy’s Signs by Mailin Paterno and Pictures by Isabel Roxas, Flying Trash by Mary Ann Ordinario-Floresta and Pepper Roxas
A bunch of Kikomachine Komix.
Book Gifts from Manila
A good friend of mine who knows my heart gave me these books while I was in Manila
101 Kagila-gilalas na Nilalang by Edgar Calabia Samar, Ang Pagbabalik ni Maria Makiling: Unang Aklat by Will P. Ortiz