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Bookstores with 12.12 sales for the bookworms in your life this Christmas

By SAAB LARIOSA Published Dec 06, 2021 9:00 pm

There's nothing quite like being curled up with a nice book during the holiday break.

This Christmas season, why not go for a classic gift for your loved ones with a book? Whether they be certified bookworms or casual readers, a book is always something that feels deeply personal to receive.

In case you want to shop on a budget (which is always a plus during the holidays), here are a few local bookstores and online shops that are offering big sales this Dec. 12 and beyond.

Happy shopping!

Big Bad Wolf (BBW) Sale

The Malaysia-based book sale giant has officially landed in the Philippines for good with its permanent flagship store in the e-commerce site, Lazada. As a treat for awaiting fans, they're reeling in their first month with a 12.12 sale with special offers curated for Christmas book hauls

Starting from Dec. 5, there will be flash sales from 4pm to 8pm, P50 off will be given for every P500 spent in a single purchase, and a minimum purchase of P199 will be given P50 off in shipping.

Aside from these offers, BBW speedier delivery process through Lazada with books going for as low as P30.

Fully Booked

Serving as a regular occurrence during the monthly sales, Fully Booked will be reigning in the holidays with a final 12.12 sale this year. From Dec. 12 to Dec. 14, selected books will be discounted at 20% to 10% off.

The promo books range from self-help books, sci-fi classics such as Dune to YA favorites like the Aristotle and Dante series.

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BookEnds & Beginnings PH

Here's a little tip if you're new to buying books online: Instagram book stores often have the best (and newest) collections! One of those is none other than the indie online bookstore, BookEnds and Beginnings. With their last drop happening in May, their year-end collection is definitely something you don't want to miss for rare titles and hard-to-find new reads.

Happening every day from Dec.12 to Dec. 15 at exactly 7pm, the IG bookstore will be featuring small, independent publishers committed to pushing literary boundaries with fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Unlike book shops with local warehouses, online book sales go by a "first-comment-first-buy" basis, meaning commentators that want a certain title have to wait until it's uploaded to comment "mine", "save", or "next" to reserve the book. May the fastest fingers and Internet connection win.