GROCEREADS: Convenience redefined, unbeatable deals at the Manila International Book Fair!

By CSM Publishing

Aug 23, 2023

Welcome to GROCEREADS, where the joy of reading meets the convenience of grocery shopping! For this year’s Manila International Book Fair (MIBF), CSM Publishing invites you to a one-of-a-kind book shopping experience happening this September 14-17, 2023. Discover a diverse collection of books and resources, thoughtfully priced to suit every budget.

Reading is a feast for the soul, and GROCEREADS is inspired by Psalm 107:9—"For he satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things." Satisfy your literary and spiritual appetites with captivating reads and nourishing ideas. From inspirational reads, to teaching resources, and even trendy gift ideas—we have them all in one booth!

Unbeatable Deals: Books at 100 Pesos

We understand the importance of affordability when it comes to book shopping. That's why the majority of our books are priced at an incredibly reasonable 100 pesos. But wait, there's more! We also have special finds, including the best value offer of 2 books for 100 pesos. While we celebrate the joy of shopping without breaking the bank, we also have a selection of premium and unique gems for those seeking something extraordinary, such as our new line of TESTIMONY statement T-shirts.

Building a Community of Readers

At GROCEREADS, we believe that books are not just solitary companions but also bridges that connect us to one another. Visit us at the MIBF and meet like-minded individuals who share your love for reading. Our space will also offer exciting surprises to look forward to. Together, we'll celebrate the gift of reading to enrich our lives and foster a vibrant community.

Supporting Local Authors and Publishers

GROCEREADS proudly supports local authors as part of our commitment to nourish the Philippine book scene. By exploring our diverse range of locally produced books, you can actively contribute to the growth and recognition of talented writers within our community. Let's come together to empower and celebrate the creativity of our local writers!

An Invitation

This MIBF, we invite you to savor the delights of GROCEREADS. Experience the convenience of finding your favorite books, Bibles, and church resources alongside fashionable statement T-shirts, gift ideas, and more in one location! So, mark your calendars and visit us from September 14-17, 2023, 10:00am – 8:00pm, at Booth Nos. 6-10, between Halls 1 and 2, SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City to indulge in the world of GROCEREADS. Feast your eyes on our remarkable selection of books, and leave with your shopping bags and heart filled with good things. Happy reading and see you at the fair!

We are open! CSM Publishing’s Administrative Team at the launch of the GROCEREADS theme for MIBF 2023 (from left): Sales Manager MJ Hulleza, Production Manager Lyra Villarante, Building and Operations Manager Aida Faustino, President and CEO Abner G. Lacson, Credit and Collection Manager Menchie De Guzman, Admin Manager Myra Alibrando, Training Manager Reuel Alfonso, Editorial Manager Daffodil Dedel, and Marketing Manager Ella Rodelas.

Marketing Manager Ella Rodelas presents what’s in store for customers at GROCEREADS at the MIBF.

From left: Sales Executive Gelo Cruz, Warehouse Staff Josh Ditan, and Supervisor Trainee Reymark Ibañez do their best to beat the clock in the “Best Bagger Challenge.”

Sales Executive Gelo Cruz (center), celebrates with Admin Manager Myra Alibrando (right) and contest judge Corporate and Direct Accounts Officer Ricky Gallos after winning the “Best Bagger Challenge.”

Pastor Nathan Montenegro leads the staff in a dedication prayer for GROCEREADS and for the success of this year’s MIBF.