8 Nail Art Designs Based on YA Book Covers

by KB Meniado I wanted to do something to personally celebrate Bookbed’s eighth year, and my initial idea was to dress up like book covers or characters for eight days. (I watch too many Buzzfeed videos, I know.) I couldn’t afford to do so, lifestyle-wise, so I opted for something that was more practical but also more challenging. Therefore: nail art designs based on book covers. I never do anything to my nails except to occasionally cut or bite them and I’m not a nail technician by any means, but I assure you I tried my best. This project ran…

Fanmanning Over Heroes: An Interview with Author Matthew Quick

by KB Meniado Matthew Quick is most known for Silver Linings Playbook but it was Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock that was the game changer for me. I loved it so much that it ended up in my Best Reads of 2013 All Time. It was the kind of book that I wanted to write, that I turned and returned to, that I always wanted to share about. So when I had the opportunity to meet Matthew Quick at the Philippine Literary Festival 2015 last August 29, it was—as he would always describe his success—”surreal.” Here is a part of the conversation I thought would be…