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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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New Netherlands BookCrosser Gets Enthusiastic Welcome

January 8, 2009:
BookCrossing in the Netherlands is growing strong. Though the country is small in size, there is an extremely active BookCrossing community. Recently, our Dutch members welcomed the 15,000th BookCrossing member in the Netherlands! more 

The Lost Book: Interactive Reading -- Officially Launched!

January 8, 2009:
Now here's a cool twist to reading: The Lost Book, a collaborative adventure in storytelling. It is an online animated series with a difference: the story will be written by you, me and everyone who wants to get ...

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BookCrossing's The Reader Challenge and Contest

December 21, 2008:
It's a given that BookCrossers love books, and love to set them free. And loads of BookCrossers love to answer the call of a BookCrossing Release Challenge, where books are released around a theme, event, book or whim of whomever is organizing the ch...

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Contacted Us and Haven't Heard Back? Please Try Again!

December 11, 2008:
While it's often fun to find out the fabulous value of Great Grandmother's gravy boat or that the old painting that's been up in the attic for decades is really a Rembrandt, not all antiques are a good thing. We found out the hard way, unfortunately ...

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What Are Your Top Ten Reads?

November 14, 2008:
Ever wonder what are the favorite books on BookCrossing? There is a way to catch a glimpse of some of them via the unofficial BookCrossing Top 100 list, that this year is being coordinated by more 

Be a Part of the 2009 BookCrossing Convention

November 14, 2008:
Don't miss your chance to be a part of all things BookCrossing! If you couldn't get to London in 2008, now's your chance to join in the festivities for the 2009 BookCrossing Convention in Christchurch, New Zealand, April 17-19. You'll find registrati...

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Supply Store Savings and Coming Attractions

October 28, 2008:
Keep your eyes on the prize (or rather; on our Supply Store.) We're revamping and renovating. Soon you'll have a whole new BookCrossing Supply Store to answer your reading, registering...

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Go Green, Show Some BookCrossing Flair and Some Skin!

October 28, 2008:
Even though we're getting ready to redo the store, we do have a couple of new items for you to try out. While supplies last, we're offering more 

Do YOU have a press contact?

September 25, 2008:
As BookCrossing grows in size and becomes a bigger player in the world, we'd like to try to channel interview requests through our headquarters so that consistent information is being given to the press. If you're contacted by a member of the media, ...

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