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At the Libraries: Book Covers That Didn't Get Used

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Each week Miss Kathleen provides links to a variety of stories about libraries, authors, and books. If there's something fun going on in your local library, leave us a comment!

The New York Times had a great little feature last week about book covers that didn't end up getting used. Some of them are pretty amazing, and it makes you wonder what other great designs are ending up on the cutting room floor.
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A lot of movie posters get the redesign treatment, but here's a new twist: movie posters for classic novels. I wouldn't mind hanging one of two of these in my house!

Here's another crazy use for old books. Because reading them is just too obvious.
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See you all next week! I'll be unveiling May's blog of the month, so let me know if you have any suggestions!

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