Posts Tagged: culling bookshelf

Apr 01
Culling Your Bookshelf: A How To Guide

Culling Your Bookshelf: A How To Guide

There comes a time when a booklover must clear their bookshelves. Whether it’s because of an upcoming move, no more shelf space, or you’ve been ordered to make room, nothing hurts more than culling one’s shelves. The first instinct is to rebel, but then you come to terms. How do you know which books to say goodbye to? First, you need to ask yourself a series of questions. Have you read the book? If you did, did you like it? Would you read it again? If you answer no to any of these questions, then put the book in the culled box. If you haven’t the read the book, ask yourself, will you read in the next week or two? If you’ve had the book on your TBR (to be… Read more »

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Jan 05
Culling Your Bookshelf: PaperbackSwap

Culling Your Bookshelf: PaperbackSwap

*There’s an update to the post below* Have you ever bought or been given a book that after reading just didn’t want to keep? There are several options available to make room on your shelf for the books you want. Today, I want to talk about PaperbackSwap.com. PaperbackSwap is free and doesn’t cost you anything to request (other than credits), but it does cost you to send books (just the postage). So basically for each book you send and the requester receives it, you’ll get 1 credit. When you request, the sender in turns pays for postage and when you receive it, mark it received so the sender can get their credit! You pay postage for each book that has been requested from you and media mail is used. I… Read more »

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