Announcing the #BoneShardDaughterPH blog tour!

Hello friends! If you follow me on Twitter, then I’m sure you’ve seen me occasionally tweeting in the past month about a book called Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart. Well, I’m super excited to inform you all that I’ll be hosting a blog tour for this amazing 2020 release!

Read on to find out more!

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My Fave Books by Muslim Authors + Muslim Bloggers to Support this Ramadan

Hello friends! Welcome back to my blog. Today, I’m bringing to you a post hyping up some of my most favorite books written by Muslim authors and some of my favorite Muslim bookish content creators that you really need to check out this Ramadan – and for the rest of the year as well.

The content creators I talk about write some of the best reviews, take amazing Instagram photos, or have the best hot takes on Twitter ever. Their content was what originally got me following them, but through interacting, I discovered that they’re also some of the nicest, smartest, funniest people ever, and now I’m very proud to say that I count them my friends!

Meanwhile, these books are some of the most lush, vivid stories I’ve ever read, with important lessons to part and ideas to share. They’re a peek into various worlds and cultures that I am absolutely loving to learn about. They’ve given me pairings to root for, heroines to be obsessed with, love interests to squeal over, and the most amazing world-building. And the authors are really great people as well!

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Blog anniversary Q&A!

It’s officially been two years since I first created my own little corner here on the Internet. Woah, time certainly flies. Anyone here who’s been following my blog since its early days as The Backwards Bookshelf? What about when I rebranded to Your Tita Kate?

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One of the ways I thought I’d celebrate two years of being a book blogger was to host a Q&A, and here it is! I grouped all similar questions together so if you don’t see your specific question, it may be grouped in with another that has the same answer.


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My blog’s second birthday is coming up!

My blog is turning two! *pterodactyl screeching ensues*

I never imagined that I would actually have spent two entire ass years building my little corner of the Internet, making friends, reading more diverse books, promoting my favorite authors, and learning so much about the bookish industry and content creation. But here we are!

To help celebrate Your Tita Kate’s Terrible Twos, I thought up two (sort of, I guess?) fun things we could do!

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The 2019 Book Blogger Awards – ya tita’s nominations!

Halleu, guys, gals, and non-binary pals! Today I’m bringing to you a post that I’m super excited to write. May @ Forever and Everly started up this year’s Annual Book Blogger Awards, and urges those who will nominate to write their own blog post about it. So this is what I’m bringing to you today! If you’d like to post your own nominations, definitely check out May’s post for the categories!

Let’s get started!

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The launch of the My Fate According to the Butterfly tour!

Howdy-do, guys, gals, and non-binary pals! How’s everyone’s April been so far? I hope everyone’s had a good week. I know I am, and I am so excited about what I’m going to be sharing with everyone today!

Y’all know I go hard for books published by Filipino authors. And I especially go hard for books published by Filipino authors that discuss issues and events that are relevant today. Enter My Fate According to the Butterfly by Gail D. Villanueva.

Read on to know more!

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The launch of the #EnlightenmentBlogTour!

Hello guys, gals, and nonbinary pals! Welcome to the launch of the #EnlightenmentBlogTour! I’m very excited to be bringing you this book today because it involves one of my favorite subjects ever: Philippine myths and legends.

This shit is scary af and does not get nearly enough attention, IMO! I have been hollering for the use of Philippine myths and legends in fantasy fiction for the longest time, so I practically jumped at the chance to read this book and host this blog tour!

Featuring a Fil-Am teenaged girl who discovers her unique heritage, a warrior from a centuries-old clan devoted to keeping the peace, and a cast of characters that every Filipino reader can relate to and will love, Enlightenment introduces us to a universe that, in my opinion, needs to be explored by more authors and readers.

Read on to know more about the book and the author!

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#EverlastingNoraPH: Interview with Marie Cruz!

Hey guys, gals, and non-binary pals! After reading my and the blog tour participants’ reviews of this amazing debut novel, we’ve now come to the penultimate part of the #EverlastingNoraPH blog tour. I’m so excited to share this interview with you because not only is Marie a lovely person, she has a ton of beautiful insights about writing and getting published, especially as a Filipino author.

Ready to hear from the author of Everlasting Nora herself? Let’s get on to the much-awaited interview with Marie Cruz!

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#EverlastingNoraPH: The launch of the Everlasting Nora blog tour!

My hiatus has ended, y’all! Are you excited to have me back? 😉

If you’ve been following me for a while, then you know that I’m all about promoting Filipino authors and books. When I heard that there were a good chunk of 2018 and 2019 traditionally-published releases were by Filipino authors, I was so excited. And when I found out that one of those releases was set right here in Manila, I knew I had to have it.

I fell so much in love with this book that I just thought the world has to know about it! And so I decided to start my very first ever blog tour (ahhhhhh?!!) to help promote Everlasting Nora!

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