Browsing through National Bookstore has always been a guilty pleasure of mine. Flipping through books, reading plot synopsis at the back of paperbacks, watching out for new arrivals - it has always brought me good vibes and so, I kept on coming back.
I've been in the dumps today for the reasons only God knows. I've been really down and I know that nothing could brighten me up except a cup of coffee, foods, and of course, stacks and stacks of books (and I chose the latter). So as December strikes, I decided to take a walk despite busy school sched only to find out that paradise has become heaven! Haha. (Such exaggeration, I know. ). There are new arrivals in the usual stack of books in NBS' stalls. And sure enough, I haven't controlled myself yet again.
Here are some interesting titles I came across:
|Left: The Wind-up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami; Right: The Hunger Games Companion by Lois H. Gresh|
|Left: Looking for Alaska by John Green; Right: 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami|
If you're an avid reader, living in the Philippines, and you know who John Green is, you would probably freak out for having found a sole copy of Looking for Alaska displayed in the front row of the YA novel section at NBS, because God knows how rare Green's books are in the Philippines. I screamed (
And I can't seem to let it go.... sooo.....
|Jaraaaaan! I bought it! XD|