Category Archives: book related fun

Neat stop-motion video for book lovers (in a bookstore)

I LOVE this stop-motion video The Joy of Books by Toronto bookstore Type. It’s perfect for booklovers. 🙂

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Books drastically reduced in size for portability

I have a fondness for mini books–books that are smaller in size than regular books, but still readable. There’s something about them that delights me. Maybe it’s the way I can fit a picture book in my back pocket, or … Continue reading

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Green Eggs and Ham edible lunch

I love edible book art–especially when it’s beautiful, or based on a children’s book. So this “Green Eggs and Ham” Bento box lunch created by Sakurako Kitsa is a feast for my eyes. (Not to mention that Green Eggs and … Continue reading

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vote for the Oddest Book Title in 30 years

This just tickled my funny bone–the Bookseller has a prize for the Oddest Book Title of the Year* (now in its 30th year)–and some of the past winners are: Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Nude Mice (1978); How … Continue reading

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My little dog makes a great reading companion

I love my little dog, my Chinese Crested. Her name is Willow (I named her after the tree, because the hair draping from her ears reminds me of a Willow tree.) Willow loves lying half on, half off me most … Continue reading

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Wordle – fun with words and useful tool for writers

Wordle is both a fun time waster for people who like words, and a useful tool for writers. You can upload any text you want into Wordle, and play with the fonts, colors, and layouts, and it will produce a … Continue reading

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