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Home of the Book Genome Project

Home of the Book Genome Project
We haven't turned on user accounts yet, which will allow you to save preferences, bookshelves, and have customized suggestions as the tools learn more about your particular tastes. If you'd like us to let you know when we roll out user accounts, enter your e-mail address below, and we'll keep you posted. Today's uniquely unique title: What BookLamp Does: is the home of the Book Genome Project. Similar to how matches music lovers to new music, BookLamp helps you find books through a computer-based analysis of written DNA.

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Bookish Pinterest Directory The Bookish Pinterest Directory is the place to find book-related Pinterest boards and connect with libraries, librarians, authors, publishers and others using Pinterest. This Pinterest directory is for librarians, parents, teachers and others who love children’s books. The bulk of this Pinterest directory contains links to Pinterest boards about a variety of book-related topics, from library displays to children’s book recommendations to bookish fashion. At the bottom of the directory, find libraries, librarians, authors, publishers and others who are using Pinterest.

Goodreads - about When I was in second grade, I discovered the Hardy Boys series. Ever since, I've loved to read — both for fun and to improve my mind. And I'm always looking for the next great book. One afternoon while I was scanning a friend's bookshelf for ideas, it struck me: when I want to know what books to read, I'd rather turn to a friend than any random person or bestseller list. So I decided to build a website – a place where I could see my friends' bookshelves and learn about what they thought of all their books.

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50 Best Literary Insults - Entertainment “Thou art a base, proud, shallow, beggarly, three-suited, hundred-pound, filthy worsted-stocking knave; a lily-liver’d, action-taking, whoreson, glass-gazing, superserviceable, finical rogue; one-trunk-inheriting slave; one that wouldst be a bawd in way of good service, and art nothing but the composition of a knave, beggar, coward, pandar, and the son and heir of a mungril bitch.”

Library thing - about LibraryThing is an online service to help people catalog their books easily. You can access your catalog from anywhere—even on your mobile phone. Because everyone catalogs together, LibraryThing also connects people with the same books, comes up with suggestions for what to read next, and so forth. In April 2013, LibraryThing staff and members collaborated to write What makes LibraryThing LibraryThing?, a blog post outlining what we see as the key elements of LibraryThing. What software does it require?

Mixologist's Recipes: Harry Potter Shots - The Dark Mark, the Rubeus Hagrid, Fire Whiskey & the Golden Snitch With the release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II coming closer and closer, I figured it was time to revisit my shots after the astounding popularity of the Harry Potter Sorting Shots, Butterbeer and Pumpkin Juice. So finally here are the latest rounds of drinks inspired by the series! The Rubeus Hagrid“Technically, I’m not allowed to do magic…” —Rubeus Hagrid Alex Awards About the Alex Awards The Alex Awards are given to ten books written for adults that have special appeal to young adults, ages 12 through 18. The winning titles are selected from the previous year's publishing. Shelfari - about Based in Seattle, Shelfari introduces readers to our global community of book lovers and encourages them to share their literary inclinations and passions with peers, friends, and total strangers (for now). Shelfari is a gathering place for authors, aspiring authors, publishers, and readers, and has many tools and features to help these groups connect with each other in a fun and engaging way. Our mission is to enhance the experience of reading by connecting readers in meaningful conversations about the published word.

how to make cute bookmarks Cindy with Skip to my Lou is hosting a month of sewing ideas for a handmade holiday season. Pop on over there to see what inspires you. I joined in on the fun with these pretty, cute bookmarks and journal wraps. Do you have a book worm or writer you can gift to this holiday season? YALSA reveals 2013 Great Graphic Novels for Teens Robot 6 by Kevin Melrose| February 1, 2013 @ 9:00 AM |No Comments| The Young Adult Library Association has unveiled the 2013 Great Graphic Novels for Teens, a list of 55 titles that cover the spectrum from biography and mythology to superheroes and science fiction. The finalists were selected by a committee from among 98 nominees recommended for readers ages 12 to 18. From those 55 titles, 10 were singled out for exemplifying “the quality and range of graphic novels appropriate for teen audiences.” The are:

10 Excellent Communities for Book Lovers When I was working on the post entitled The Best 10 Places to Find and Download e-Books, I singled out some websites that were supposed to be featured in that list and sat them aside. I noticed that these website deserve their own post because they offer something different . These are basically platforms where there is much of social interaction to them than others. Pathfinders Introduction: This pathfinder offers strategies and resources for finding half-remembered children's books; books you enjoyed reading, but cannot recall the author or title. There are many elements (besides author or title) that you can use to find an entry about the book in an index, review, encyclopedia or bibliography.

ReadSocial - about Larry Page’s thesis idea: a tool to annotate webpages. He wound up just building Google instead. #socialannotationsarehardbutcool Literature of the Civil War “The dream of humanity, the vaunted Union we thought so strong, so impregnable — lo! it seems already smash’d like a china plate. One bitter, bitter hour — perhaps proud America will never again know such an hour. She must pack and fly — no time to spare.” Walt Whitman, “Battle of Bull Run, July, 1861”