March 1, 2015

Tag Archives: reading

Armchair / Bookshelf Become One


While bookshelves might one day soon be a thing of the past, especially if projections made by eBook companies ever come to pass, today they still serve a purpose. Not quite everyone is sold on the whole books without paper pages thing. And for those people, there’s the Tatik, a Armchair / Bookshelf hybrid which provides a stylish nook to ... Read More »

Better Book Titles Makes Judging Books By Their Covers Okay

Finally, books made to be judged by their covers. Before I had a life or a career, I loved reading. There was nothing I liked better than curling up with a great book. Now, I just don’t know how people find the time. I read for maybe 45 minutes before I go to sleep, but half of that time is ... Read More »

Star Wars Lightsaber Bookends

Using the Amazon Kindle for so long I almost forgot that there are some places where books still come with pages. The Lightsaber doesnt really spear through the books, although judging from the photos it does turn at least part of them into a clammy mess of scrambled egg. Thats not quite fair: the photos show a prototype, so the ... Read More »

Android Karenina: The Next Satirical Masterpiece

Quirk Classics, publishers of both Pride andPrejudiceand Zombies, and Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters is getting geared up to release their next satirical work, this time taking aim at Leo Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina with the aptly named Android Karenina. Ben H. Winters retells the classic through the eyes of, well, pretty much a geek. Including plenty of sensual android ... Read More »

Reading Ring Holds Your Page

While hard copy books might be on their way out with the increasing popularity of e-Readers and digital reading, most people are still stuck in the olden days of just plain reading a book. The great thing about the Kindle and other e-Readers is that the devices always save your spot, even if you have to drop the reader in ... Read More »

BookMarker: Saving the Page and Making a Note

I’ve never been one to mark up my books with notes. There is something seemingly sacrilegious about penning up the pure paper of a tome of knowledge. Even if that tome happens to be a Harry Potter novel. The BookMarker is made to not only save your place, but contains a super thin pen which lets you mark up your ... Read More »

Help! Bookmark: Literally Stuck in the Plot

Some books have a way of pulling you in, grabbing your attention and never letting go. Apparently mini-people have a harder time resisting the urge to be physically sucked in to the book. The Help! Bookmark is a fun bookmark design which simulates the demise of the world’s tiniest man, stuck between the pages and begging for his way out. ... Read More »