Tosses and Turns: The Importance of Bookstores

by KB Meniado Welcome to Tosses and Turns, where I rant-chant about whatever reading-related issue that has been keeping me up at night. This time, I want to talk about the downsizing and shutting down (blasphemy!) of bookstores. I’m sure you’ve heard about this issue—all those news on big bookstore chains abroad closing down from last…More

Tosses and Turns: Letting Go of Books—Yay or Nay?

by KB Meniado Welcome to Tosses and Turns, where I rant-chant about whatever reading-related issue that has been keeping me up at night. I’m at a crossroad in terms of my ways in this book buying life: Do I stop buying books and just let them all go? Or do I keep them and bury myself…More

Tosses and Turns: Why Guidebooks Are Lost on Me

by KB Meniado Welcome to Tosses and Turns, where I rant-chant about whatever reading-related issue that has been keeping me up at night. This time, I want to talk about travel guidebooks, as I’ve just returned from a trip abroad, where I noticed other travelers leafing through their guidebooks. Let me tell you upfront that I…More

Tosses and Turns: My Top 5 Childhood Literary Superheroes

by KB Meniado Welcome to Tosses and Turns, where I rant-chant about whatever reading-related issue that has been keeping me up at night. Before you worry about my slumber schedule, let it be known that I’ve had a pretty easy time choosing this topic, thanks to the annual International Women’s Day celebration. Which, of course, led…More