There’s a special National Book Store branch in Forum Robinsons which almost always seem to have a sale on books. Their sale selections are decent compared to other NBS branches and I’ve even spotted a Murakami there once.
Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata tells the story of Sumiko, a Japanese girl raised on a flower farm and how her life changed after Pearl Harbor. We’re all familiar with how the Jews were treated during World War II but this is the first time I’ve read something about Japanese Americans in internment camps.
Overall, it was an easy read (because apparently it is classified as Juvenile Fiction) and it was a steal at Php 100. Here’s to more good x cheap book finds!