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The Great Christmas Book Liberation, Chilean Style
December 22, 2004
December 21 marked a first in Chile and Latin America. Volunteers with a precious load of Chilean and foreign titles surprised the citizens of Santiago in what was entitled the "Great Christmas book release/liberation." The Literary Cafe of... more »
Wings for a Year and Gift Certificates added to Supply Store
December 16, 2004

'Tis the season to explore the Supply Store! Make sure you're in good shape for the coming year with a cart full of our new products.

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Still no news regarding Dan
December 16, 2004
It seems we have been saying thank you a lot to our bookcrossing family and have not been able to give you very much in return with regards to news on our missing lead programmer, Dan Clune. Dan has not been seen since November 6. Dan's family... more »
The Bookcrossing Webring now links to 29 sites
December 14, 2004
Four months ago, yvi-1 brought together various websites around the world dedicated to providing additional resources for members of BookCrossing.com. A webring links together sites with the... more »
Charleston OBCZ bookdrive and Bookcrossing Make Radio News
December 8, 2004
Rutledge Coffee and Cream in Charleston SC, is sponsoring a bookdrive to stock their OBCZ, particularly for kids books this Christmas Season. A local radio station, The Bridge 105.5 FM, is running a public service announcement on the drive every day ... more »
Author Michael Dean plugs BookCrossing in his $30 Writing School
December 7, 2004

$30 Writing School
by Michael Dean
reviewed by Reno
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BookCrossing programmer Dan Clune still missing after one month, reward rises to $10,000
December 6, 2004


Dan Clune, our lead programmer since April of this year, has been missing for an entire month now. Thanks to all of you who so faithfully have kept the forums and lists informed as new articles about Dan... more »

New Supply Store products just in time for holiday shopping
December 6, 2004
We've got new goodies for you, just in time for holiday shopping, at our Supply Store! Click on any of the pictures or links below to see ordering details...

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BookCrossing partners with PhotoFramesPlus.com for holiday shopping season
November 20, 2004
BookCrossing is proud to announce a brand new partnership ... more »
More than dough rising at Panera Bread Co. of Iowa
November 20, 2004

More than dough is Rising at Panera Bread Co. of Iowa—there’s also a rising interest in BookCrossing. Panera Bread locations in Iowa believe in giving back to the community; they sponsor many good causes including Breast Cancer Awareness and the... more »

BookCrossing member fanclub a Lovemark commenter winner
November 20, 2004

For Alice Alcorn (screenname fanclub), a student in Honolulu, Hawaii, the random acts of kindness promoted by BookCrossing have created a special emotional connection:

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BookCrossing Beta site sports new features, access for any Wings member
November 18, 2004
The BookCrossing Beta website at beta.bookcrossing.com has been updated with several new features, and we need your help with testing and feedback. Here's a short list of the major new functionality:
BookCrossing support volunteers online to help us help you
November 17, 2004
BookCrossing members bookczuk, GoryDetails, BrynnSC, and... more »
BookCrossing's lead programmer Dan Clune missing since November 6
November 12, 2004


Never has the power of the Bookcrossing community been put to the test it has since the November 6th disappearance of our lead programmer, Dan Clune. Dan had worked full-time for BookCrossing in the Idah... more »

BookCrossing Supply Store adds 3 new products
October 28, 2004
We've got new products for you at our Supply Store! Click on any of the pictures or links below to see ordering details...

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BookCrossing milestones reached - 300,000 members and 1.5 million books
October 28, 2004
On October 16, our 300,000th member joined - 12345girl from Sandpoint, Idaho. She doesn't yet have any books registered, but we can hope, right? And a little more than a week later, on... more »
BookCrossing partners with Zooba to promote their unique book club
October 27, 2004
BookCrossing has partnered with Zooba.com, a new and unique book club that offers thousands of bestselling hardcover titles for only $9.95 with... more »
BookCrossing honored at the 6th annual Literacy in Media Awards
October 20, 2004


On October 20th, 2004, BookCrossing.com was honored at the 6th annual Literacy in Media Awards, which are ... more »

Original artwork from our 8th-edition bookplate labels, TURTLE WOMAN INTERRUPTED by Jennifer Long (de Herrera), up for auction
October 14, 2004

We're pleased to announce this no reserve eBay auction for Turtle Woman Interrupted by Jennifer Long (de Herrera). You may access the 7-day auction with this link: <... more »

Price reduced on BookCrossing Lapel Pins in time for holiday shopping
October 14, 2004

Just in time for holiday shopping, we've lowered the price on our cool little BookCrossing Lapel Pins to only $4.95—and you can save even more with a 5-pack for $21.95! Here's the link to the pins at our secure online store:

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