Category Archives: book-related video

Fab book domino video!

I love book videos, and book domino videos are especially cool. But this video by Bookmans is the best one I’ve seen yet! I love the sense of fun and play, the way the book lovers are just pretending to … Continue reading

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Sue Corbett’s book trailer impressed me

I love well-made book trailers, and I think Sue Corbett’s book trailer for her new book The Last Newspaper Boy in America is beautifully made. It looks and sounds professional, and it drew me in, making me want to read … Continue reading

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Excited Author Videos and Win Amazon gift cards

Enter to win a $50, $25, $20, or $15 gift card to Amazon plus all three books in the Dragon Speaker series just for sharing one or both of the videos below! Read on for details. I am SO excited … Continue reading

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New book trailer business on the scene

Julie Schoerke, a fantastic independent book publicist, is expanding her company to create book trailers for authors. She’s teaming up with UcasTV to create professional-grade book trailers at affordable rates. A 90-second trailer like the one Julie created for Susan … Continue reading

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Books make great gifts – Youtube video

I just found this neat YouTube video that features various stars and best-selling authors telling you why books make great gifts. You might have seen it before–it’s been out since Nov 2008–but I only just saw it. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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funny book video showing readers

This book video for Booklist.com made me laugh. Some of the readers are reading in places you don’t normally see people read, while others I actually do (reading on the subway, the bus, etc). I enjoyed this, and hope you … Continue reading

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editing letter – funny video for writers, editors, readers

This music video by author Lara Zielan (Donut Days, Aug 2009) is a funny, enjoyable view into getting editing letters. I also think it’s fantastic book promotion! What do you think? Did you enjoy it? Identify with it?

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Why Laurie Halse Anderson wrote Wintergirls

A video worth watching! I think this will appeal to readers, teachers, and anyone who has an interest in eating disorders. I think this is a spot of great book promotion! What do you think? Does this video appeal to … Continue reading

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Lifelong Literacy PSA – Open your mind video

I love ads and public service announcements about books and reading. There’s something, for me, about seeing books and reading recommended through another medium–especially when TV may sometimes take people away from reading–that feels pleasing. I hope you enjoy this … Continue reading

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Librarian’s blues – bring us back our books video

I thought this video of a librarian singing his own song about wanting people to bring back books was funny. I hope you enjoy it.

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