January 2019 Wrap-Up and February 2019 TBR

Whaddup homies? Welcome to your tita’s monthly wrap-up and TBR! (Yup, it’s all in one post now, because your tita is also lazy and couldn’t be bothered to make two.)

JANUARY FLEW BY LIKE WHOA, DIDN’T IT? 😳 I felt like I’d hardly taken in a breath and suddenly – whoosh! – the first month of 2019 had already ended. Pretty soon, it’ll be Christmas again. (Lmao.)

Anyway, let’s dive into what iyong Tita Kate (‘Your Tita Kate’ in Tagalog!) was up to this month!

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Galit Na Naman Si Tita: On Being a Critical Reader and Book Blogger

Hello, guys, gals, and enby pals! Welcome to a new series hosted by Your Tita Kate! Ever since I started book blogging, I’ve toyed with the idea of having monthly discussion posts – mostly because there’s only so much I can say in a Twitter thread, and y’all know I have a ton to say in Twitter threads. 😅

Anyway, this series is called Galit Na Naman Si Tita, or “Auntie’s Angry Again” in English. It’s a bit of an in-joke with me and my IRL friends. If they want to get updated on Philippine current events, all they have to do is text me and ask, “Bakit ka galit na naman?” (“Why are you angry again?”) This will usually be followed by a lengthy, horrendously detailed rant on the current event topic du jour.

But worry not! Not all of these posts will be angry! The one below certainly isn’t, mostly since I don’t think it’s my place to get angry at all. Nevertheless, I think what I have to say is pretty important to bloggers, so onward we go!

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