Last year was my very first time to attend MIBF. My sister is a public school teacher, so she and I went hunting for childrens’ books and teaching materials. I wasn’t really thinking about specific books I wanted (except the new Spark Books, which had just come out!) and was actually surprised that Fully Booked would be on sale. It was a Thursday, and it was fun and pleasant, and I didn’t buy too many books.
This year was just a little different. This year, I couldn’t go on a weekday because I was on the boat (not kidding!), and because of #AllTheFeels! Yes friends, #romanceclass was alive and kicking for the country’s biggest book event! Color me kiligation! I decided to go in for two days–Saturday to purchase all my books (I had a list and everything) and Sunday to help out and EXPERIENCE FEELINGS.
Stella Torres’ first book, Save the Cake, was one of the first Filipino-written romance books I read. I loved it so much I read more, and look at me now. Haha! I’m thrilled to help Stella promote her new book, Crushingly Close (out on July 19!) which you can hear all about after the jump.