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Bookworms are in for an exciting treat this World Literacy Day! Every 8th of September, we celebrate International Literacy Day as proclaimed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1966 to remind people all over the world of the importance of literacy—that the ability to read and write should not be taken for granted. This celebration also aims to push more intensified efforts toward more literate communities and societies all over the world.
In support of World Literacy Day and to push further the theme “Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces; Exploring Opportunities and Possibilities” this year, Fully Booked is treating loyal readers with a 15% discount on D-coded titles in all Fully Booked branches nationwide and on Fully Booked Online from September 8-9, 2022 with a minimum purchase of Php 2,000. The promo is exclusively available for Fully Booked Discount Card holders only.
Wondering what to get for World Literacy Day? Here are 5 highly-recommended titles that you can enjoy on this special day.
Radio Silence by Alice Oseman
The book follows the story of a teenager named Frances, a high achiever who is convinced that her future lies in academics. She has been obsessed with a science fiction podcast, then coincidentally meets the creator of the said podcast. Radio Silence is a young adult novel about platonic friendships, figuring out your own path, and struggling with mental illness—a journey about learning to love each other and themselves.
Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation: Mo Dao Zu Shi, Vol. 3 by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu
A wildly bestselling novel that has been translated into numerous languages, this Chinese xianxia fantasy novel series is built around the romanticized love between two men. In Vol. 3, the bloody war against the Wen Clan once led Wei Wuxian to seek power in demonic cultivation, and the dark acts he committed drove a wedge between him and Lan Wangji. Now, those old sins come back to haunt him as his reincarnated identity is revealed to the cultivation world.
The Fellowship of the Ring: Lord of the Rings Book 1, Movie Tie-In Edition by J. R. R. Tolkien
When Frodo learns that the ring corrupts its owner and has the power to control the entire world, he sets forth to travel deep into the Dark Lord’s realm and save their world from consummate evil—bring the ring to the one place it can be destroyed: Mount Doom. An unforgettable saga featuring hobbits, elves, dwarfs, and men, The Fellowship of the Ring is a must-read modern classic.
Hell of a Book by Jason Mott
An African-American author sets out on a cross-country book tour to promote his bestselling novel in Hell of a Book but something larger and urgent has unfolded that makes this award-winning book powerful and electrifying—a novel about the love of parents and children, art and money, and what it can mean to be black in America.
Complete Summer I Turned Pretty Trilogy by Jenny Han
Since her birth, Belly has always gone to the town of Cousins every single summer. Here, she has everything she needs: swimming, the beach, and the Fisher boys, Conrad and Jeremiah. She has always been in love with Conrad and finally, one summer, it seems like he might have feelings for her too. But it turns out, so does Jeremiah. Now, she has to make a tough decision and break one of the brothers’ hearts.
More books are up for grabs for World Literacy Day on Fully Booked Online. Enjoy free shipping for a minimum of Php 799 only.
Belly has always lived for the summertime, because summer means all her favorite things: swimming, the beach, and the Fisher boys, Conrad and Jeremiah. For as long as she can remember, she’s shared her summers with the brothers at Cousins Beach. And for as long as she can remember, she’s been in love with Conrad. Then one summer it seems like he might have feelings for her too—but so does Jeremiah.
Get Complete Summer I Turned Pretty Trilogy (Paperback) by Jenny Han and other young adult books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.Learn More
From critically acclaimed author Alice Oseman comes a smartly crafted contemporary YA novel, perfect for readers who love Rainbow Rowell’s Fangirl.
Frances Janvier spends most of her time studying.
Everyone knows Aled Last as that quiet boy who gets straight As.
You probably think that they are going to fall in love or something. Since he is a boy and she is a girl.
They don’t. They make a podcast.
Get Radio Silence (Paperback) by Alice Oseman and other young adult books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.
A READ WITH JENNA TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK!
Who has been killed? Who is The Kid? Will the author finish his book tour, and what kind of world will he leave behind? Unforgettably told, with characters who burn into your mind and an electrifying plot ideal for book club discussion, Hell of a Book is the novel Mott has been writing in his head for the last ten years. And in its final twists it truly becomes its title.
Get Hell of a Book, International Edition (Paperback) by Jason Mott and other contemporary fiction books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.Learn More
Mo Xiang Tong Xiu
The bloody war against the Wen Clan once led Wei Wuxian to seek power in demonic cultivation, and the dark acts he committed drove a wedge between him and Lan Wangji. Now, those old sins come back to haunt him as his reincarnated identity is revealed to the cultivation world. But even as the other clans call for Wei Wuxian’s death, Lan Wangji stands by him, making Wei Wuxian realize what he took for disapproval in the past might have been a much deeper emotion.
Get Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation: Mo Dao Zu Shi, Vol. 3 (Paperback) by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu and other graphic novels online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.Learn More
J. R. R. Tolkien
Thought lost centuries ago, it is the One Ring, an object of terrifying power once used by the Dark Lord to enslave Middle-earth. Now darkness is rising, and Frodo must travel deep into the Dark Lord’s realm, to the one place the Ring can be destroyed: Mount Doom.
Get The Fellowship of the Ring: Lord of the Rings Book 1, Movie Tie-In Edition (Paperback) by J. R. R. Tolkien and other fantasy books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.Learn More