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BookCrossing makes the news in Teen Ink
February 8, 2005
Thanks to the stellar writing talents of BookCrosser Czersk, BookCrossing is featured in Teen Ink, a national teen magazine, book series, and webs... more »
What goes together better than Boston and Baked Beans?
February 7, 2005
Why, Boston and BookCrossing, of course! The February 7, 2005 edition of the Boston Globe carried a great editorial on BookCrossing. Feature... more »
Meetup Madness coming your way!
February 2, 2005
Next week, all over the world, BookCrossers will be doing something they love almost as much as releasing books - meeting other BookCrossers! Want to know if there is a Meetup in your area? Check the Conventions and Meetings more »
BookCrossing Raffle to be held February 17, 2005
January 29, 2005
Don't miss your chance to get in on a good thing! The raffle to benefit the April US BookCrossing Convention 2005 will be held on Thursday, February 17, 2005 at the San Antonio BookCrossing Meetup. Names will be announced that weekend, most likely Sa... more »
Update on Smooth Sailing with Celebrity Cruises and BookCrossing
January 27, 2005
Many BookCrossers have been wondering how to go about releasing books with our new partner Celebrity Cruises. According to the TV/Films/Libraries Specialist of Celebrity Cruises, Inc., "To lau... more »
Mustn't Miss Maynard's Muse!
January 27, 2005
It's a well-known fact that cats and books go together like peas and carrots (and they ... more »
Alibris is BookCrossing's newest bookseller affiliate
January 27, 2005
Alibris BookCrossing is proud to announce our new affiliation ... more »
New handouts to help Teachers and Librarians introduce BookCrossing
January 26, 2005
It's finally happened. BookCrossing has had to go back to school, and yes, we're really excited about it! Scores of teachers and librarians have written to us and asked for help how to get BookCrossing implemented in their schools, classrooms and lib... more »
Canadian Family Literacy Day is January 27
January 19, 2005
Every year families and communities across Canada celebrate Family Literacy Day with special activities and events which showcase the importance of family literacy programs. It’s never been more important to spread the word in your community and buil... more »
Coming to a city near you: BC 2005 Conventions (and Unconventions)
January 18, 2005
Has Convention Fever gotten to you yet? After hearing of the wild success of the ABC in Sydney (a great recap of the event is in a previous article by more »
BookCrossing to help Canadian Soldiers
January 18, 2005
Inspired by a forum thread on sending books to American soldiers, BookCrossing military wife stickerooni has located an organization on all Canadian bases called the Military Family R... more »
Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 18, 2005
January 15 marked the 76th anniversary of the birth of American Civil Rights Leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. While this date is not necessarily a holiday for BookCrossers throughout the world, the principles which Dr. King embraced are universal.... more »
Winter White (and Apricot) Sale at the Supply Store
January 18, 2005
Indulge your inner springtime longings with a trip to the more »
Significant site improvements made, more on the way
January 12, 2005
We've made several improvements to the BookCrossing website in the last few days, most notably:
  • ISBN lookups now get clean book registration info and pictures from not only Amazon.com, but alternatively Amazon.de (for our German mem... more »
Celebrity Cruises partners with BookCrossing
January 11, 2005
Celebrity Cruises is now partnering with BookCrossing! While Celebrity passengers visit exotic locales, their books can come along, too! Celebrity Cruises is the industry's highest-rated premium cruise brand with a tas... more »
BookCrossing reaches out to Tsunami victims
January 11, 2005
Many of you have been in touch with us to ask what we as a community can do to help the victims of the recent tsunami. We encourage you to reach out through your home communities in any way you can to help the survivors of this disaster and to keep t... more »
Need a refill for your Slim Stamp?
January 10, 2005
Is your BookCrossing Stamp beginning to run low on ink after all of the furious releasing yo... more »
Book Shopping Spree offer on labels - an update
January 10, 2005
Many BookCrossers have been wondering what happened with the $100 book-shopping spree offer that was announced in the March newsletter. Well, the selection criteria were more... more »
German Support Site relaunched
December 27, 2004
Thanks to the efforts of Wyando, The German Support Site has recently been relaunched. This site contains all information for the German-speaking Bookcrossers. While a great number of Ger... more »
Early Bird Special almost over for 2005 BC Convention in Fort Worth
December 26, 2004
If you send in your registration for the 2005 Bookcrossing Convention in Fort Worth postmarked BEFORE January 1, 2005, you will be entered into a prize drawing to be held the first night of the Convention. The convention will be held on April 14-17, ... more »

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