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Fully Booked opens its 'virtual shelves' amid quarantine

If you're looking where to purchase great reads amid the enhanced community quarantine, Fully Booked has finally reopened its "virtual shelves" to deliver books right at your doorstep.

In a press statement released by Fully Booked on Monday, they said they are receiving orders on their website.

Despite resuming online operations, Fully Booked said customers should expect "delayed processing and shipping" due to the limited drivers and couriers available.

"We hope you can bear with us as we work on getting your books to you while also ensuring the safety of everyone involved," a statement from Fully Booked read.

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Fully Booked is using LBC, Access Freight, PAYO and delivery-on-demand services such as Grab, Lalamove and Transportify.

The bookstore said they are currently processing orders placed mid-March and working their way through the most recent orders.

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Cash on delivery method is available for Metro Manila customers.

Meanwhile, the COD option for provincial customers is temporarily available. The processing and shipping of orders for provincial orders might also take more than seven days to be delivered from the processing time.

Their Lazada stores are open but the deliveries will take longer than usual since they are prioritizing essential goods for delivery and not all book categories are activated.

Fully Booked's Shopee store will operate before April 30 with delayed deliveries.

Bookworms can send Fully Booked a message on any of their social media platforms or email them at —Jannielyn Bigtas/MGP, GMA News