Arvyn Cerézo

Arvyn Cerezo is a writer/journalist covering arts, culture, books, and technology. His work has appeared in South China Morning Post, Publishers Weekly, AudioFile Magazine, Asian Review of Books, and Book Riot. Arvyn also loves learning languages. He has an English degree, and he is currently working on his Spanish level C1. You can find him on

New Poetry Audiobooks to Listen to During National Poetry Month

Stuck at home? Check out these five recently-released poetry audiobooks to listen to just in time for National Poetry Month this April.

How Working in Publishing Made Me Appreciate Books More

A reader explains why working in the publishing industry made him appreciate the value of a book more.

5 of the Best Books That Celebrate Male Friendships

From literary fiction to fantasy, here are five books that celebrate male friendships to fight toxic masculinity and homophobia.

5 Must-Listen Poetry Audiobooks by Poets of Color

Are you looking for books to jump-start your Goodreads reading challenge? Lose yourself into these five, short poetry audiobooks by poets of color.

5 of the Most Anticipated Books From Asian Authors in 2020

From fiction to memoir, poetry to genre-bending works, dive into these five most anticipated books from Asian authors this 2020.

5 Books for Readers Disappointed By CALL ME BY YOUR NAME’s Sequel

FIND ME was a big disappointment for many. Here’s a reading list of books like CALL ME BY YOUR NAME to relive the magic of the first book.

5 Must-Read Comics and Graphic Novels from the Philippines

In 2020, make sure to read something you’ve never read before. Start with these five must-read comics and graphic novels from the Philippines.

The Joys of Listening to Audiobooks While Reading Books

From language skills to reading comprehension, one reader discovers the benefits of listening to audiobooks while reading their print counterparts.

Best Android Apps for DRM-Free Audiobooks

Do you always listen to DRM-free audiobooks on your Android phone? Here are five best apps available on the Google Play Store.

How to Score Audiobook ARCs

There are a lot of tips around on how to get physical review copies. But how about audiobooks? Below are some ways to get those audiobook ARCs.

5 Books by Women to Read During Filipino American History Month

October is Filipino American History Month, cementing the place of Filipinos in the American society--check out these books by Filipinas.

Why I Stopped Doing the Goodreads Reading Challenge at Midyear

The Goodreads reading challenge may be good for when you need motivation, but it didn’t work out for me. And so, I quit at midyear. Here’s why.

Backpacking Around Southeast Asia With 11 Books From 11 Countries

If you want to foster your cultural awareness, these books from Southeast Asia will let you experience the unique culture of each of the region’s country.

5 Books About Hong Kong to Better Understand Its Unrest

So, what exactly is happening in Hong Kong? Why all the protests? These five books about Hong Kong offer insight into the situation.

The Challenges of Encouraging a Reading Culture in Developing Countries

Technology and reading books can coincide, after all. Here’s how the digital revolution can encourage a reading culture in developing countries.