Local Books to Read This Pride Month

If you’re looking for great local LGBT+ books, then look no further! To celebrate Pride Month, here are the LGBT+ books that we recommend for your to-read list. Riverrun by Danton Remoto Riverrun is a rite-of-passage novel in the life of a young gay man growing up in a colorful and chaotic dictatorship. Shaped in…

New Year, New Cover!

Out with the old, in with the new! Like people, book covers also need a makeover —a face-lift. Every year, people try to make themselves better. Here at Anvil, we also try to respond to the times by giving our readers some fresh book covers. As they say, “Don’t judge a book by its cover.”…

10 Filipino LGBTQ+ Literature Available as E-books

It’s Pride Month and what better way to celebrate being yourself than delving into a good book that made significant contribution in the gay literature in the country? In this list, Anvil Publishing recommends a set of LGBTQ+ e-books that is readily available to read now. Meaning, you don’t have to wait for late deliveries,…

11 New Releases to Watch Out for This 2018

Watch out for Anvil Publishing’s new releases this 2018. Dear Universe: Poems on Love, Longing, and Finding Your Place in the Cosmos By Pierra Calasanz-Labrador Illustrated by Fran Alvarez Pierra Calasanz-Labrador once again shares her second poetry collection with the world. These poems speak with the intimacy only an introvert can evoke, like “a quiet…

Dear Universe Audio Book Now Available for Pre-order

  With the release of Dear Universe by Pierra Calasanz-Labrador in paperback, we now introduce to you the “very first local audio book in the Audible era.” The Dear Universe audio book is read by none other than Joyce Pring, TV host and digital content creator. It is set to be released on June 2. Ahead…

6 Books on Filipina Womanhood

To celebrate National Women’s month 2018, read up on these narratives of womanhood by five boldly empowered writers who have eloquently given voice to the many facets of female experience. It’s a Mens World by Bebang Siy Beverly “Bebang” Wico-Siy traces the filmstrip of her colourful life, taking us through her childhood, in a language…

7 Books That Will Make You “Kilig” This Valentine’s Day

You don’t have a date on Valentine’s Day. You start thinking whether the “The One” will come. You start having existential crisis at the earliest of the month. You think that no one loves you. You start spending your weekends sleeping. You ruminate. You cry . . . . These might be the case for…

8 Award-Winning Cookbooks to Give to Your Loved Ones this Christmas

Christmas is the perfect time to share, not only love, but love for food as well. This year, we’ve got quite a prestigious lineup, as most of our recently released cookbooks have been nominated or have won either at the National Book Awards or Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. We’re sure all moms and dads, chefs…

Four Anvil titles win 36th National Book Awards

It takes a village to create a book—especially a winning one. Hence, Anvil Publishing, Inc. is proud to present four of its titles that are among the winners of this year’s National Book Awards, under the helm of the National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Manila Critics Circle (MCC).   LITERARY DIVISION   Best…

Best Children’s Book Series of 2017

1. DUCK AND CROC SERIES by Robert Magnuson Though vastly different from each other, Duck and Croc are the best of friends. They play together, race against each other, and go on difficult as well as fun adventures. Join this unlikely pair of friends as they come upon marvelous discoveries and learn lessons from the…