Author Spotlight: 8 Questions for Christine Brae

Christine Brae shares her experiences on how she come up with the story of her newest book, Eight Goodbyes. Q1. How did you come up with the story of Eight Goodbyes? Coming out of my previous novel, In This Life, I wanted to tell a “lighter” story, given that I’d just written something full of…

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.”…

ANVIL-ievable Warehouse Sale: Buy Books For As Low As 5 Pesos

Here’s another book sale that you are all waiting for! Anvil Publishing will be having another warehouse sale called “ANVIL-ievable Warehouse Sale,” from November 15 to December 16, 8 AM to 5 PM (except Mondays and Holidays) at Anvil Publishing Warehouse, KM 14 West Service Road, La Suerte Compound, Merville, Parañaque City. It is ‘ANVIL-ievable’…

Anvil Titles Among the 37th National Book Awards Finalists

Anvil Publishing, Inc. has yet again made its way to the shortlist for this year’s National Book Awards. The announcement was released last September 28, 2018 by the National Book Development Board (NBDB) and the Manila Critics Circle (MCC) for the best books published in 2017. An eleven-time Publisher of the Year, Anvil Publishing continues…

Anvil Books Win Gintong Aklat Awards

THREE BOOKS from Anvil Publishing, Inc. received 2018 Gintong Aklat Awards from the Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP) during a ceremony at the recently concluded 39th Manila International Book Fair. VJ Campilan’s debut novel All My Lonely Islands won in the category of Literature in English. Campilan’s work previously won the grand prize…

Catch Anvil Publishing’s Warehouse Sale Until September 9!

Catch Anvil Publishing’s most-awaited Warehouse Sale!  Get books for as low as P5 at Anvil’s Warehouse Center, KM 14 West Service Road,  La Suerte Compound, Merville, Parañaque, up to September 9, 2018, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Our books will be from as low as P5, to P20, P35, P50, P80, and P100, and 20% off…

Sydney-based Author in Manila for Philippine Readers and Writers Festival

Kristyn Maslog-Levis, Sydney-based Filipino writer and author of young adult series The Girl Between Two Worlds and The Girl Between Light and Dark, will be in Manila for the Philippine Readers and Writers Festival.  It will be held on August 10-12 in Raffles Makati. Her two books follow the fantastical story of Karina. On Karina’s sixteenth birthday, she discovers…

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…

Anvil’s Summer Reading List 2018

  Summer is here — the perfect time to catch up on reading your most-coveted books! Don’t forget to take a book with you whether you’re heading to a beach or having a staycation at home. Here are some of our suggestions: All My Lonely Islands by VJ Campilan One crisp March evening, Crisanta and…

8 Tips on How to Read More Books in 2018

Whether you’ve just begun to realize that you haven’t been reading enough books, or you’ve continuously set a reading goal year after year only to realize at the end that you’ve completely forgotten them, these 8 tips will help you kickstart that reading resolution! Start a Reading Challenge It helps to have a goal in mind….