This is a list of book shelves by need and cost. It’s absolutely wonderful!
New York Times bestselling author Lauren Oliver presents How a Book Is Made: The Spindlers. Go behind the scenes and follow the book publishing process from start to finish in a seven-video series for book lovers, students, and aspiring writers.
This is a really beautiful website. She doesn’t just talk about writing, but also the publishing of her books. I really love seeing how a book is put together like this.
World Book Night is one of those amazing things that exists. Every year on April 23rd in the UK, US, and Germany books are given out by the hand full to light or non-readers. The reason for it I think is best said from their website:
Reading for pleasure improves literacy, actively engaging emerging readers in their desire to read. Reading changes lives, improves employability, social interaction, enfranchisement, and can have a positive effect on mental health and happiness. Book readers are more likely to participate in positive activities such as volunteering, attending cultural events, and even physical exercise.
The books to be given away:
Volunteer book givers agree to the following:
If you’re in the US, then you can apply here.
It’s National Teen Read Week. If you’re a teen, then go out and read.
I’m a bookophile, chronological, and delayed reader #1.
That’s it. I’m moving.