“Print books are dinosaurs in a mammal world.” –Cara Bristol, 2014.
Print and ebooks co-exist now, but I envision that within a short period of time ebooks will overtake print in usage, if not popularity. I foresee that one day print publishing will be relegated to specialty projects such as coffee table books, celebrity-tell-all memoirs, and a few proven best sellers. Books will become collectibles like vinyl records.
Which probably means you should hang onto them. Because even though there are gazillions out there now, as print fizzles, paper books will become more rare and therefore valuable–especially those first editions. That’s another prediction.
However, not all books are worthy of being keepers. As libraries are converted to electronic versions, what do you do with all those books? Fear not! They can be repurposed!
I stumbled upon a DIY Pinterest board with some creative uses for old books:
Have I scandalized you?
By the way, this particular pinner has some great boards.
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Speaking of books…For the Spring Fling Hop, I offered a copy of Breeder, the first book in the sci-fi romance series, for commenting on my blog. I drew a winner’s name this morning. Ready? The winner is…Skeeter Lee!
Winners of the Grand Prizes are:
Kindle Fire— Sally Fryman Wagoner
$75 Amazon Gift Card— Eva
$25 Starbucks Gift Card— Eva Millien
$25 Blushing Books Gift Card— Kathy Osborn
$25 Loose Id Gift Card— Jessica Subject