News

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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BookCrossing and The Dignitarian Dialogues join forces to give away 5,000 copies of Robert W. Fuller's Somebodies and Nobodies
October 14, 2004

You and this book can help change the world. And while quantities last, it won't cost you a thing.


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Unsold Turtle Woman Interrupted bookplate labels found, on sale now
September 23, 2004

Look what we stumbled upon in our latest inventory count: unsold Turtle Woman Interrupted bookplate labels, our 8th edition, from several months ago! Seems the pri... more »

BookCrossing Tote Bags back in stock
September 14, 2004
Our bright and cheery BookCrossing Tote Bags are back! We sold out due to unexpected demand, but our suppliers went to work and re-supplied us. We could tell you how cool and big the bags are, but more »
Site performance improved with temporary patch
September 14, 2004
Since adding new timezone features to our book releasing and hunting pages two weeks ago, the bookcrossing.com website has been suffering from performance problems. Our programming staff has found and removed the culprit—the code which displays the r... more »
Meetup.com adds features in time for tonight's BookCrossing Meetup
September 14, 2004
Tonight, being the second Tuesday of the month, is BookCrossing Meetup night! Join other like-minded readers in your area tonight at 7:00 PM, your time, at the location specified by the good people at Meetup.com. Speaking of Meetup.com, they recently... more »
Original artwork from our 2nd-edition bookplates, CROSSING ZONE by Penelope Cline, up for auction
September 2, 2004

We're pleased to announce this no reserve eBay auction for Crossing Zone by Penelope Cline. You may access the 7-day auction with this link:

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BookCrossing Supply Store adds new product: Release Bags
September 2, 2004
Releasing books into the wild is a marvelous experience, indoors or outdoors. Worried about the elements? Don't let rain or lightning steal your thunder! With these BookCrossing Release Bags, you can safely leave a book anywhere and know that it will... more »
BookCrossing garners more than 440 comments at Lovemarks.com, topping their list
August 26, 2004

As an update to the ongoing BookCrossing/Lovemark saga, we've been told by their program manager that BookCrossing has received far more positive comments (over 440!) than any o... more »

Original artwork from our 6th-edition bookplates, PLEASE READ US A STORY? by Mary Grace Dembeck, up for auction
August 19, 2004

We're pleased to announce this no reserve eBay auction for Please Read Us a Story? by Mary Grace Dembeck. You may access the 7-day auction with this link:

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10th Edition Artists Series Bookplates, BOOKCROSSING IN TIMES SQUARE by Amy L. Rawson, now shipping
August 19, 2004

We're pleased to announce the immediate availability of our newest Limited Edition Artists Series Bookplate.

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2005 BookCrossing Convention venue set
August 19, 2004
Mark your calendars and start planning now! The second annual BookCrossing Convention has been scheduled for April 14-17, 2005 in Fort Worth, Texas. Get the latest details at http://www.bookcrossing.c... more »

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