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Tricks and Treats

by Jas Faulkner If you’re reading this not long after it was written (October 31st, 2013)  you have probably seen the many reports about an anonymous woman in North Dakota who declared that she was indeed passing out candy, but not to children she deemed “moderately obese”.  They would get letters addressed to their parents […]Read More

A Small, Lost Library

by Jas Faulkner Over the past few years, I have been involved with a number of programs that involved giving away books or “releasing” them in areas where they would hopefully find new homes or at least the attention of another reader until they were passed on.  As someone who loves books and owns her […]Read More

Live Nude Texts!

by Jas Faulkner  When I was in college, there was a girl on my floor whose mother managed a Waldenbooks in her hometown.  Whenever the mom visited, bearing a cache of food and supplies for her daughter, she would also bring  two or three boxes of paperbacks that had been stripped of their front covers […]Read More

Twenty Chances To Make New Readers

by Jas Faulkner Many of the stories that came in following this year’s World Book Night were inspirational. People chose to go to shelters, public kitchens and areas where they were likely to find people for whom the idea of owning a book was way down on the list below all of the details of […]Read More