Article: Flipboard and the Like – Scams?


The link below is to an article that questions whether Flipboard and similar sites are actually scams on publishers.

For more visit:
http://talkingpointsmemo.com/edblog/–100456

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Article: Lumio Book Light


The link below is to an article about a lamp that unfolds like a book.

For more visit:
http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2013/02/lumio-a-portable-light-the-looks-and-folds-like-a-book/

Article: Being A Librarian


The link below is to an article that looks at what it is like to be a librarian. The reality may sound a bit different to your perception.

For more visit:
http://www.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeedshift/career-confidential-a-librarian-deals-with-creeps

Facebook Page: At the BookShelf


I have been working on a Facebook Page for At the BookShelf. This is now live and has been for a little while. I am looking at ways to broaden the horizon for At the BookShelf and a Facebook page is a good start. I still need to add a cover picture and profile picture – if anyone has a suggestion please feel free to let me know via the page.

Please follow on the Facebook page (by liking the page) via the link at the right of the Blog. Thanks all 🙂

Visit the ‘At the BookShelf’ Facebook Page at:
At the BookShelf.

Free Book: KFC Republish Colonel Sanders’ Memoir


The link below is to an article concerning a memoir by Colonel Harland Sanders, the founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken. It is available for free via Facebook. To get it you need to like KFC on Facebook and authorize the app. With that being the case, you could argue it isn’t quite free.

For more visit:
http://www.mediabistro.com/galleycat/kfc-to-republish-colonel-sanders-memoir-on-facebook_b52390

Article: Fully booked – Tent that Looks like a Book


The link below is to an article and site about a tent that looks like a book. The site sells these tents and you can your book tent here.

For more visit:
http://www.fieldcandy.com/latest/fully_booked.htm

Article: Overrated Books


The following link is to an article about 10 overrated books. First on the list is ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ by J.D. Salinger and can I say, I agree. Someone has said it – the book did very little for me.

What do you think of this list, which of couse is a completely subjective list. One person’s dislike is another’s like.

For more visit:
http://www.flavorwire.com/293260/10-epidemically-overrated-books

Article: Library Perfumes


The following link is to an article (advertisement) for library perfumes – yeah, perfumes and the like that smell like libaries. Is there anyone who would really buy this stuff?

For more visit:
http://www.cbihateperfume.com/in-the-library.html

Article: Bricks into Books


The link below is to an article reporting on another book art idea – of sorts. The idea is to turn bricks into what appears like old books. Why not just buy some old books? Perhaps a cheaper idea?

For more visit:
http://designtaxi.com/news/352119/Artist-Transforms-Old-Bricks-Into-Classic-Books/