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What I'm Reading Letter & Bookmark Swap - February

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Swap Coordinator:Kathleen (contact)
Swap categories: Books  Letters & Writing  Bookmarks 
Number of people in swap:47
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Rating requirement:4.80
Last day to signup/drop:February 14, 2011
Date items must be sent by:February 28, 2011
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

I hosted a swap like this back in the spring, and I think it's time for another one. I may do these monthly if there seems to be enough interest.

I never really minded doing book reports in school. Writing about what you've read can be fun! So I imagine this swap as a kind of grown-up book report.

Write your partner a letter, at least one page long, about what book (or books) you've been reading lately. How you ended up reading what you're reading, what you liked and didn't like, what you learned, what it reminds you of, whether you recommend it...

Enclose a bookmark (I'm thinking something simple and handmade or a cute freebie from the library, etc., so that this can be a zero-spending swap) for your partner's next reading venture.

Newbies are welcome with a filled-out profile.

Discussion

aykra 02/13/2011 #

Does the letter have to be hand written, or can it be typed? Also, if some people go through the effort to hand make a bookmark, and others just grab a free bookmark from the library...is that fair? =/

Sapphyre 02/13/2011 #

Regarding the fairness issue, I think it's fair. Since people know that the free ones are okay, they can take that into account when deciding whether or not to invest time/$$. Personally, I'd rather make one - I love making and sharing crafts. Whatever I get back, I'm fine with.

Mugsie 02/13/2011 #

This is a great swap. As I thoroughly enjoyed the last book I read... can't tell you the title it's a surprise LOL! I love making book-markers too. Thanks....

junemoon 02/13/2011 #

I generally use my favorite postcards that I received in PC swaps as bookmarks. But I will send a real, but not handmade, bookmark to my partner.

coachfee 02/16/2011 #

Hi all, sent my letter and bookmark today. Please be patient as it may take a week or so to get it as i live in Australia! :)

Artistic 02/18/2011 #

My letter went out to my partner this morning. Enjoy!

bookwyrmm 02/27/2011 #

I would love to see these monthly!

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