Books! Food! Music! Board Games!

Hey, everyone. I did not die – only slumped with deadlines and torpidity. I have completed exactly one book for the month of November, and I am having a heated relationship with Brandon Sanderson’s Elantris. I have heard so much about this man and my good friends are great fans but I can’t seem to get past the 80th page. Oh well.

I have been playing board games a lot though, which explains this post. I’m attending an awesome albeit laid back event tomorrow that features some of my favorite things:

Books! (La Belle Aurore Bookshop) Food! (Bintana Cafe), Music! (musical people) and Board Games! (Cebu Board Gaming Society).

ImageSee you, droogs! It’s gonna be fun.


#YolandaPH Book Drive

I’m selling some of my books to buy more water for victims of super-typhoon Yolanda which threatened to decimate the beautiful islands of Visayas and Palawan. The destructive forces of nature and bad geographical location may have taken our loved ones but we shall not let those darn things kill our spirit.

Please check this spreadsheet for updates.


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This spreadsheet  has the latest updates on the status of the books.

As of 11/19/2013:


After Breast Cancer 40 trade paperback
Hunter S. Thompson – Fear and Loathing: on the Campaign Trail ’72 50 paperback; minor shelf wear but in good condition
Jerry Hopkins – No One Here Gets Out Alive (Jim Morrison bio) 40 paperback; in great condition
David Sedaris – Me Talk Pretty One Day 40 paperback; in good condition
Vladimir Nabokov – Lolita 60 paperback; yellowed but in good condition
Arlene J. Chai – The Last Time I Saw Mother 40 trade paperback
Ewing – Goddess of the Night (Daughters of the Moon) 40 hardcover
Mary Balogh – At Last Comes Love 30 paperback. Good as new
Lois Lowry – Number the Stars 10 trade paperback. Old copy but in good condition
Charles Dickens – David Copperfield 30 paperback; in good condition
Piers Anthony – For Love of Evil 30 paperback; in good condition
Piers Anthony – Question Quest 30 paperback; in good condition
Stephen King – The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger 30 paperback; yellowed but in good condition