Even though I arrived late, I truly enjoyed the ReaderCon. Thank God familiar faces were there: Aaron, Celina, Aldrin, Ariel, Mina, Tricia, Kwesi, and even Louize, who arrived with her pretty daughter. All of the speakers were eloquent, articulate and funny, and I had a good chuckle listening to each of their stories. The book bloggers amazed me, especially Sasha (it's the first time I've heard of her, but wow), who was simply too cool to be true. :D Hizon's provided the refreshments, and they delivered, as usual. :)
Thanks for these wonderful bookmarks and stuff from the ReaderCon!
Unfortunately, I didn't have enough time on my hands to finish the ReaderCon; my husband was set to pick me up around 6-ish, and I still needed to scour the stalls and bargain bins (the best part of the MIBF!) so I had to
Despite the many exhibitors and the big discounts offered for their books, I didn't buy anything for myself - a first! I reckoned that I still have soooo many titles on my TBR that to buy more books to add to it is simply impractical. Plus, I'd have to find shelf space for them, too, which I couldn't for the life of me figure out how to do considering the cramped space that is our unit, and my cubicle is just about spilling over with books, as well.
What I did buy, though, are these books from Adarna, which I intend to include in the little girl's loot bags for her birthday this December. These were discounted, from P73 to P55 each, but I got them for only P50 each because I bought 35 pieces:
|Please pardon the lighting, won't you? :)|
And here are some cute freebies, too.
|I loved their econo-friendly bag, and the bookmarks, too!|
I am hoping to come back before the last day on Sunday, but that will require some serious
Have you visited the MIBF? If you haven't, what are you still waiting for???