BookCrossing Reading Groups Literature Arts.
In July 2007 Singapore became the first official BookCrossing country in the world. In an initiative launched together with the National Library of Singapore, 2,000 locations within the country were designated as 'hotspots', similar to Official BookCrossing Zones. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: BookCrossing is defined as "the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likewise." The term is derived from bookcrossing.com, a free online book club which was founded to encourage the practice, aiming to "make the whole world a library."
- Book swapping : contains a list of other book-swapping websites.
- Book sales club - A book sales club is a subscription-based method of selling and purchasing books. It is more often called simply a book club, a term that is also used to describe a book discussion club, which can cause confusion.
- Give-away shop - Give-away shops, swap shops, freeshops, or free stores are stores where all goods are free. They are similar to charity shops, with mostly second-hand items?only everything is available at no cost.
- Library - A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical building or room, or a virtual space, or both.
- Gift economy - A gift economy, gift culture, or gift exchange is a mode of exchange where valuables are not traded or sold, but rather given without an explicit agreement for immediate or future rewards.
- Postcrossing - Postcrossing is an online project that allows its members to send and receive postcards from all over the world. The project's tag line is "send a postcard and receive a postcard back from a random person somewhere in the world!".
- Internet object tracking
- Book swapping
- Book websites
- BookCrossing www
Official site. BookCrossing. Encourages readers to read, register, and release books for others to enjoy. Includes a way to track books released, add journal entries and reviews, and search for books in the wild.
- BookCrossing My BookCrossing labels www
BookCrossing labels from Myranya, BookCrossing labels, available in English and Dutch. My BookCrossing labels.
- Mailing Yahoo! Groups: BookCrossing UK www
Mailing list for BookCrossers in the United Kingdom. Yahoo! Groups: BookCrossing UK.
- Mailing Yahoo! Groups: BookCrossing Reading Group www
Mailing list for reading and discussion group of BookCrossers. Yahoo! Groups: BookCrossing Reading Group.
- Mailing Yahoo! Groups: Bookcrossing Ireland www
Mailing list for BookCrossers in Ireland. Yahoo! Groups: Bookcrossing Ireland.
- Offers RinaldiWeb's European BookCrossing Support www
Offers templates for labels, European BookCrossing Support, flyers, cards, and stamps. [Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish] RinaldiWeb's European BookCrossing Support.
- Mailing Yahoo! Groups: Malaysian BookCrossers www
Mailing list for BookCrossers in Malaysia. Yahoo! Groups: Malaysian BookCrossers.
- An Bookcrossing Journal www
An online journal to record readings, Journal, mainly of books received from Bookcrossing.com. Contains reading lists, reviews, news. Bookcrossing Journal.
- Weblog The Wheelbarrow Project www
Weblog about a project to leave a wheelbarrow full of books in conspicuous places. The Wheelbarrow Project.
- Discussion Stumble Upon: Bookcrossing www
Discussion and links exchanged with BookCrossing people who are also on Stumble Upon. Stumble Upon: Bookcrossing.
- Includes Nyisutter's BookCrossing Pages www
Includes a list of official crossing zones, BookCrossing Pages, BookCrossing-related sites, book-related geocaches, and the BookCrosser's current book rays. Also includes templates for labels, flyers, and bookmarks. Nyisutter's BookCrossing Pages.
- Various Book Obsessed www
Various BookCrossing related utilities, Obsessed, including other ways to trade books. Book Obsessed.
- Extensive TexasWren's BookCrossing Hints www
Extensive FAQ, BookCrossing Hints, forum, list of BookCrossers' birthdays, special day calendar for themed release ideas, and a list of favorite books. TexasWren's BookCrossing Hints.
- Wish BookCrossing Wishes www
Wish list that BookCrossers can use to track the books they want. Wishes. From cliff1976. BookCrossing Wishes.
- Allows RABCK.com www
Allows bookcrossers who want to send a gift to another bookcrosser to search for mailing addresses. RABCK.com.
- Resources Yahoo! Groups: BookCrossing Australia www
Resources and discussion for Australian bookcrossers. Yahoo! Groups: BookCrossing Australia.
- Search BookCrossing Meetup www
Search for groups of local BookCrossers who gather to meet monthly. BookCrossing Meetup.
- Selections Reading Group Choices www
Selections for lively book discussions. Group Choices. Features annual print publication, hints for leaders, hints for starting groups. Reading Group Choices.
- An BookBlog [dot net] www
An online book club in weblog format. [dot net]. BookBlog [dot net].
- Alexa: BookCrossing Reading Groups
Alexa Directory Top Sites: BookCrossing Reading Groups
- DMOZ: BookCrossing Reading Groups
dmoz.org Directory: BookCrossing Reading Groups