BookCrossing reaches out to Tsunami victims
January 11, 2005
Many of you have been in touch with us to ask what we as a community can do to help the victims of the recent tsunami. We encourage you to reach out through your home communities in any way you can to help the survivors of this disaster and to keep t... more »
Need a refill for your Slim Stamp?
January 10, 2005
Is your BookCrossing Stamp beginning to run low on ink after all of the furious releasing yo... more »
Book Shopping Spree offer on labels - an update
January 10, 2005
Many BookCrossers have been wondering what happened with the $100 book-shopping spree offer that was announced in the March newsletter. Well, the selection criteria were more... more »
German Support Site relaunched
December 27, 2004
Thanks to the efforts of Wyando, The German Support Site has recently been relaunched. This site contains all information for the German-speaking Bookcrossers. While a great number of Ger... more »
Early Bird Special almost over for 2005 BC Convention in Fort Worth
December 26, 2004
If you send in your registration for the 2005 Bookcrossing Convention in Fort Worth postmarked BEFORE January 1, 2005, you will be entered into a prize drawing to be held the first night of the Convention. The convention will be held on April 14-17, ... more »
Police identify Dan Clune's body - BookCrossing mourns loss of lead programmer
December 24, 2004
On Thursday, December 23, our worst fears were realized with news that sheriff's officials positively identified a body pulled from the Pend Oreille River in Dove... more »
The Great Christmas Book Liberation, Chilean Style
December 22, 2004
December 21 marked a first in Chile and Latin America. Volunteers with a precious load of Chilean and foreign titles surprised the citizens of Santiago in what was entitled the "Great Christmas book release/liberation." The Literary Cafe of... more »
Wings for a Year and Gift Certificates added to Supply Store
December 16, 2004

'Tis the season to explore the Supply Store! Make sure you're in good shape for the coming year with a cart full of our new products.

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Still no news regarding Dan
December 16, 2004
It seems we have been saying thank you a lot to our bookcrossing family and have not been able to give you very much in return with regards to news on our missing lead programmer, Dan Clune. Dan has not been seen since November 6. Dan's family... more »
The Bookcrossing Webring now links to 29 sites
December 14, 2004
Four months ago, yvi-1 brought together various websites around the world dedicated to providing additional resources for members of A webring links together sites with the... more »
Charleston OBCZ bookdrive and Bookcrossing Make Radio News
December 8, 2004
Rutledge Coffee and Cream in Charleston SC, is sponsoring a bookdrive to stock their OBCZ, particularly for kids books this Christmas Season. A local radio station, The Bridge 105.5 FM, is running a public service announcement on the drive every day ... more »
Author Michael Dean plugs BookCrossing in his $30 Writing School
December 7, 2004

$30 Writing School
by Michael Dean
reviewed by Reno
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BookCrossing programmer Dan Clune still missing after one month, reward rises to $10,000
December 6, 2004

Dan Clune, our lead programmer since April of this year, has been missing for an entire month now. Thanks to all of you who so faithfully have kept the forums and lists informed as new articles about Dan... more »

New Supply Store products just in time for holiday shopping
December 6, 2004
We've got new goodies for you, just in time for holiday shopping, at our Supply Store! Click on any of the pictures or links below to see ordering details...

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More than dough rising at Panera Bread Co. of Iowa
November 20, 2004

More than dough is Rising at Panera Bread Co. of Iowa—there’s also a rising interest in BookCrossing. Panera Bread locations in Iowa believe in giving back to the community; they sponsor many good causes including Breast Cancer Awareness and the... more »

BookCrossing member fanclub a Lovemark commenter winner
November 20, 2004

For Alice Alcorn (screenname fanclub), a student in Honolulu, Hawaii, the random acts of kindness promoted by BookCrossing have created a special emotional connection:

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BookCrossing partners with for holiday shopping season
November 20, 2004
BookCrossing is proud to announce a brand new partnership ... more »
BookCrossing Beta site sports new features, access for any Wings member
November 18, 2004
The BookCrossing Beta website at has been updated with several new features, and we need your help with testing and feedback. Here's a short list of the major new functionality:
BookCrossing support volunteers online to help us help you
November 17, 2004
BookCrossing members bookczuk, GoryDetails, BrynnSC, and... more »
BookCrossing's lead programmer Dan Clune missing since November 6
November 12, 2004

Never has the power of the Bookcrossing community been put to the test it has since the November 6th disappearance of our lead programmer, Dan Clune. Dan had worked full-time for BookCrossing in the Idah... more »

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