Birthday Book Haul

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It's past midnight in this side of the world so it's officially my birthday!๐ŸŽ‚ No big plans for today, just going to have lunch with my mom and my brother. A welcome change from birthdays spent by myself while I was living in Singapore. Back then, I chose to celebrate by myself and it was nice but it's good to change things up. . . If you're feeling generous and want to give me a little birthday gift, it would make me happy to hear about a title of a book/series that you picked up (and hopefully loved) or that you're curious about because of my recommendation.๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผ Hope you all have a great Thursday ahead! And for those in the Philippines, have a good long weekend.

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It was my birthday last week! On the 29th of March, and I just wanted to share a quick post about it. Didn’t have any big plans but I did have a nice lunch with my mom and brother at one of my favorite restaurants. I posted real time updates on Twitter, here’s the thread if you want to check it out:

A few days before my birthday, I posted a wish list here on the blog and here’s my haul because of that, swipe to see all of the shots:

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Birthday book haul from generous friends... THANK YOU!๐ŸŽ‚๐Ÿ“š I have quite a haul this year because I made a wish list, which I think is a great solution to friends not knowing whether to get books for me because they have no idea what I want or what I already have. A wish list solves that problem.๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป This year's haul includes: . . - UGH from @carlakdeguzman . - Don't Tell My Mother from @minavesguerra . - Project 17 from @itstimeana . - Making It Complicated from @bibliophilesoprano . - The Duke Takes a Bride from @bentchbites . - Captive Prince from @chuchay.d . - Stickers and a bookish postcard from @booksandflourishes . . Thanks again, friends! Maraming salamat! I'm so happy with this haul, and I'm excited to read all of these. A pretty nice mix of comics, romance and fantasy. As an added bonus, all of these books except for Captive Prince are written by Filipino authors.๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ“š . . Do you guys give or receive books as gifts for birthdays? What book do you usually give as a gift? . . . #GGSSG #artPH #BrigitteBautista #ClarisseDavid #SuzettedeBorja #ElizaVictoria #romanceclass #HaliyaPublishing #Hulyen #Filipinoauthors #Filipinobooks #Kindlebooks #Pinoykomiks #readlocalPH #diversebooks #ownvoices #IGreads #readersofIG #instabooks #bookstagram #bookstagramPH #bookworm #bibliophile #booknerd #bookphotography

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Thanks again to all my generous friends who gave me book gifts, I’m so touched. Last but not the least, I didn’t have cake on my actual birthday but there was ice cream:

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4 thoughts on “Birthday Book Haul

  1. It sounds as if you had a fun birthday with family, friends, books and ice cream. Who could ask for more? Happy reading!

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