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2009 BookCrossing Patches Now in Supply Store

June 2, 2009:
They're here! The 2009 BookCrossing Patch is now in stock. What began as a labor of love by

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Announcing 29th Limited Edition Bookplates: In the Wild

May 6, 2009:
Get ready BookCrossers! Limited Edition Bookplate #29 titled In the Wild by Canadian Artist, Cindy McLean

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Official Stickers are Officially Official!

May 6, 2009:
BookCrossing is proud to announce the Official BookCrossing Sticker. (Yes, we know that it's the BCID that makes a book officially a BookCrossing book, but why should book clubs and book awards have all the fun?) Let your book join the over 5...

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BookCrossing: Say it with Pictures! Say it with Words!

May 6, 2009:
Would you like to be part of the BookCrossing Book? Ideas and words have been part of the BookCrossing world for quite a while; indeed, one book project almost neared completion last year before being reconsidered for a significant reworking. We deci...

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A Mall-Sized OBCZ in Malaysia

May 1, 2009:
We recently heard from 1 Utama, one of the largest shopping centres in Malaysia. The fine folks there love the BookCrossing concept. They've decided to make a section of the mall an official BookCrossing...

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World Wide Gatherings in 2009

April 24, 2009:
Not everyone was able to get to New Zealand for the Anniversary Convention, but it's not too late to join in the 2009 fun. There are a number of other gatherings, get-togethers and Conventions happening world-wide. For some delightful globe-trotting,...

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Aotearoa: Anniversary Convention 09

April 16, 2009:
BookCrossing's eighth Birthday was celebrated in style in Christchurch, New Zealand, the land of the Long Running Book, April 17-19. Festivities were chronicled in our forums, in member blogs, and o...

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Changing the World One Book at a Time: BookCrossing and Better World Books

March 18, 2009:
Here's a match made in Book Heaven: Better World Books, the socially-responsible bookseller and BookCrossing. We've teamed up for the betterment of readers, books and the world. With shared missions of finding new life for old reads and helping to in...

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BookCrossing: The Book

March 18, 2009:
We wanted to give an update on a project that has been rattling around for a while in several different formats and incarnations: a book about BookCrossing. Yes, this is still in the works, though we've taken it back to the drawing board and editing ...

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Travelling the World With BookCrossing -- For Real!

March 16, 2009:
We are totally gobsmacked by Bookish-Angel, who has just completed an astounding feat. She has travelled the world and released a book on every continent! Her releases were often t...

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The 25 Most Influential Books of the Past 25 Years

March 12, 2009:
Looking for a great conversation-starter or just looking for a new book? Check out “The 25 Most Powerful Books of the Past 25 Years” cover story in the March/April issue from our friends at mental_floss

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The Lost Book Launches Episode Two With Plenty of BookCrossing Help

March 5, 2009:
Our friends at The Lost Book have been busy, thanks in part to a number of BookCrossers. You may recall the collaborative literary adventure we told you about in more 

The Reader Forum -- A Name Change

March 2, 2009:
Recently, we created a forum where readers could talk about The Reader, an award-winning book turned into an award-winning movie. Books become movies all the time, and it seems BookCrossers liked the chance to talk about books turned into movi...

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BookCrossing was Part of a Research Study of Online Communities

February 19, 2009:
The Italian research center Scienter recently contacted BookCrossing regarding a study on how learning takes place in online communities. It was part of a broader study on Pedagogical Innovation in New ...

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Satisfy Your Shopping Demons at the Newly Redesigned Supply Store

February 10, 2009:
The BookCrossing Supply Store has undergone an Extreme Makeover. You'll find the same great release supplies in a spiffy new setting. Plus, we're offering different options in mailing via U.S. Postal Service (USPS), based on your order weight, not th...

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Announcing 28th Limited Edition Bookplates: Peace with Geese

February 10, 2009:
Just in at the Supply Store is Peace with Geese, our 28th Limited Edition Bookplate, by Canadian artist...

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Still Time to Join The Reader Release Challenge or Enter The Reader Contest or BOTH!

February 9, 2009:
Last newsletter, we announced two BookCrossing happenings that center around The Weinstein Company's film The Reader, based on the award winning novel of the same title by Bernhard Schlink. One is a chance to win some really great prizes by s...

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2009 Anniversary Convention in New Zealand - Reserve Your Spot!

February 9, 2009:
There's still time to register for the 2009 BookCrossing Convention, which will be in Christchurch, New Zealand, April 17-19. Experience the warmth and hospitality of our New Zealand members, visit an absolutely beautiful land, meet BookCrossers from...

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How About Hosting the 2011 Anniversary Convention?

January 30, 2009:
In April of 2011, BookCrossing will be 10 years old! The Anniversary Convention, celebrated in April every year, is seeking a home. As the 2008, 2009, and 2010 conventions locations were (or will be) in Europe or the Southern Hemisphere, perhaps a No...

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Have Your Book and Mail It, Too: Introducing the BookCrossing Reusable Book Envelope

January 9, 2009:
Coming to the Supply Store any day now: the Reusable Book Envelope that BookCrossers have been asking for for over 3 years! After months of R&D, price and material shopping, home-made sample test bags, postal meetings and duct tape, plastic and s...

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