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Pardon Me, But Do You Have the Correct Time? Official BookCrossing Time Shifts Time Zones

May 18, 2010:
Since the beginning of BookCrossing time, "BookCrossing Time" has been in the U.S. Central time zone. Back in 2001 the servers and one of the founders were located in there, so it made sense. But with the upcoming new site, BookCrossing Tim...

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What Will It Be? Members Plus or Wings? Find Out Soon!

May 14, 2010:
Wings or Members Plus? Members Plus or Wings? Since just about the beginning of BookCrossing Time, we've tried to find ways to say 'thank you' to members who helped out in various ways, particularly those who support the site through pu...

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Upcoming BookCrossing Events Around the World

May 11, 2010:
It's not only books that travel with BookCrossing; BookCrossers do, too. For those of you who couldn't get to Amsterdam (including some who planned to but were thwarted by the volcano), don't despair. There are plenty of upcoming events happening in ...

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OBCZ in the News as a Local Mystery

May 11, 2010:
Seems that a regular release zone and OBCZ, tended to by tuesdayal in Avalon Beach, NSW Australia, piqued the curiosity of someone at The Manly Daily. A photograph of the zone, bo...

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Young BookCrossers Keep Text In Books, Not Behind The Wheel

May 11, 2010:
In the finals for a $20,000 cash prize, a group of young BookCrossers with team name more 

April News: Amsterdam and Alpha

April 13, 2010:
Despite the ash from Eyjafjallajokull in Iceland, many BookCrossers were able to get to the 2010 Convention in Amsterdam, April 16-18. Check the forum for conversations and comments or see a few more 

BookCrossing and Your Language Depend on YOU!

March 19, 2010:
Launch of the new BookCrossing 2.0 website approaches. It promises many new and exciting features, but perhaps the most eagerly anticipated change will be the ability to view BookCrossing in languages other than English. Call it localization, interna...

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Tee for You and You for Tee: How to Wear Your Bookish Passions

March 16, 2010:
For many years the BookCrossing Supply Store has offered all sorts of apparel to outfit BookCrossers. As mentioned in the February 2010 News, the Supply Store is getting "back to basics",...

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Announcing 31st Limited Edition Bookplate: Wintertime Reading

March 16, 2010:
Just in time for the vernal equinox, here comes the release of BookCrossing's 31st more 

BallyColor Stickers Available at the Supply Store

March 15, 2010:
Color your world Ballyful with the new BallyColor Sticker Set, available e...

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Classroom Corner Winner: How Books Saved My Sanity

March 15, 2010:
A key tenet of BookCrossing philosophy is that books change lives. Buffheart's essay How Books Saved My Sanit...

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Second BAFTA Nomination for The Lost Book

March 11, 2010:
Online animated whodunit and BookCrossing Partner The Lost Book has received a nomination in the Interactive category for the BAFTA Scotland New Talent Awards 2010. This is the second BAFTA Scotland nomination ...

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Supply Store Valentine's Day Sale

February 12, 2010:
Some of you may have noticed lower prices in the BookCrossing Supply Store of late and thought your eyes might be deceiving you. It's no mistake. There are big changes coming to the Supply Store s...

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Books on Shirts. Shirts on a Mission.

February 12, 2010:
There’s a saying, "Never judge a book by its cover", but how about if the book cover appears on T-shirts? BookCrossing's new...

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Here, There, (Almost) Everywhere: 2010 Anniversary Convention and UnConventions

February 12, 2010:
If you wish to fill your holidays with adventure this year, why not plan some trips around BookCrossing? You could begin your grand tour by visiting Amsterdam, The Netherlands (16-18 April) for the 2010 Anniversary Convention, BookCrossing's ...

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Fall in Love With BookCrossing

February 12, 2010:
What happens when you put BookCrossing and Valentine's Day together? If you're in Birmingham, UK the answer is A Novel Way to Find Love. On February 14, BookCrossers and other book enthusiasts will gather at Urban Coffee to try speed-dating, ...

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World's Smallest Library: Telephone Box-turned-Book Exchange

January 24, 2010:
The village of Westbury-sub-Mendip (population 800), in Somerset, UK, has shown that, once again, necessity is the mother of invention. When the mobile library stopped visiting ...

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Introducing: ABCG2G (A BookCrosser's Guide to the Galaxy)

January 23, 2010:
It's sometimes tough when a friend asks, "So what exactly is BookCrossing?" Suddenly, you're stumped for words, tongue-tied at having to exp...

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BC Auction: Reading is for the Young And Old

January 15, 2010:
Reading is for the young and old, and so is this eBay auction! Last month, we held our Fourth Bookplate Artwork eBay Auction. It was so much fun, we'r...

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Ballycumber on Tour: Destination Harwell Village

January 12, 2010:
Villagers in the Harwell Village surrounds in England may have done a double-take when a special visitor came to the area. No doubt inspired by the travelling adventures of lytteltonwitch<...

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