Arvyn Cerézo

Arvyn Cerézo is an arts and culture writer/reporter with bylines in Book Riot, Publishers Weekly, South China Morning Post, PhilSTAR Life, the Asian Review of Books, and other publications. You can find them on and @ArvynCerezo on Twitter.

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.

How Audiobooks Improve My Mental Health and My Reading Life

5 Must-Reads of Philippine Literature

Reading helps us learn about and understand other cultures. Here are 5 essential works of Philippine literature about Filipinos.