Yes, I know, it’s almost a week late, but the past several days have been really hectic, I swear!
Anyway, it’s week 3 of the Filipino Friday meme hosted by the organizers of the first Filipino Readers Conference! The question for this week is:
“How hard or easy is it to be a book lover in the Philippines? What are some of your frustrations as a Filipino reader (e.g. availability of books)? What are positive aspects of being a reader based in the Philippines (e.g. book prices are lower here than they are abroad)?”
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It’s week two of the Filipino Friday meme hosted by the organizers of the First Filipino Reader Conference! The question for this week is:
“Your Reader’s Story
How did you become a reader? What factors influenced you to take it up as a hobby? For instance, was it your mom who read to you every night? Or was it a high school friend who started lending you books? Or maybe it was a really inspiring teacher whom you wanted to emulate. Whatever it was, we hope you tell us all the story of how you became a leisure reader and what it is about reading that you enjoy so much.”
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Yes, yes, I know I’m late. But as the cliche goes, better that than never! This meme is from the organizers behind the First Filipino Reader Conference that is going to be held during the Manila International Book Fair, which is so close (September 14 to 18) you can practically taste it.
The first week of the meme goes like this:
This being the first topic, let’s all get to know each other better. Tell us what kind of reader you are. What are your favorite genres and books? Do you have a comfort read? And what’s the best book you’ve read so far this year? You can also include links of where other readers can find you online, such as your book social networking sites, etc.”
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