Have you ever tried to shoot a vlog? It's so weird, especially at the beginning. Especially when you realize that you're talking to a camera. Especially if you try to smile all the time so no one can see your resting bitch face. 😀 Still, despite this battle of awkwardness, I still managed to film… Continue reading ThirdWorldBookNerd Vlog #2 : The Top 5 Struggles of Filipino Bookworms
Hi everyone! If you've been following me here on the blog and anywhere else on social media, you'd probably know how long I've been playing around the thought of making a vlog or Youtube channel. I'm so happy to say that I finally had the guts (and time!) to do one! In this first vlog/episode,… Continue reading Unboxing Mermaidcrate’s January “Enchanted” Box
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Hi everyone! I am back after a bajillion years! Things have run tight and hectic the past few months--- wait, why do I end up saying that all the time? I've been juggling so many things that the only solution to it was to take a break from here. The constant writing and juggling also… Continue reading Hiatus Shmiatus: The ThirdWorldBookNerd Story Thus Far
Hello! I know I've been missing out on a lot of things here on the blog lately, so I just wanted to drop in and say hi. 🙂 It's been quite a while since my last post and well, the reason for it is...I've been busy. Classic, right? I've often heard that you shouldn't simply… Continue reading On Spreading Yourself Way Too Thin
I've said it once and I'll say it again: being a book lover from a "third-world" country is hard (see our About page for the heartfelt rant), but it's even harder when you live outside of Manila. With so many things concentrated in Metro Manila, we nerds from other cities like Cebu or Davao either… Continue reading 6 Things Book Nerds Outside Metro Manila Desperately Want
Hey, everyone! I'm so glad I finally made time to sit down and spend a nice quiet afternoon here on the blog. Let me settle in and bask in all this warm, nerdy goodness. Ah, there we go. Wonderful. 🙂 Sometimes I find it funny that I write for a living but can hardly write… Continue reading Oh You Know, Life Lately
What's up nerds! I'm so glad to have been nominated for the Mystery Blogger Award by Rose. Thank you! Also a big shout out to Okoto, who created this award. Thank you guys for bringing bloggers together! 🙂 Work (and other commitments) have been hella swamping me lately, so any reason to sit down and… Continue reading Oooh, A Mystery Blogger Award!
Nothing quite prepared me for my first week on Instagram. Which is weird, because I literally prepared for it by shooting photos of my books. Lol! First off, the community is just so huge. I love that there are a lot of people all over the world who come together for the love of books… Continue reading My First Week @ Bookstagram!
The life of a bookworm is hard, especially where we're from. Here are 34 *struggles* only Pinoy book lovers would know. Share if you can relate! 🙂 Browsing through National Bookstore or Fully Booked but can't find the book you want Browsing through NBS or FB and finding ~too~ many books you want Entering NBS… Continue reading 34 Struggles Only A Pinoy Bookworm Would Know