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Welcome to The Great Nerdfighter Book Swap!

runa-lovegood:

So you’re a Nerdfighter, and it’s a fair assumption that you love books.  Excellent!  What better way to meet people in Nerdfighteria than to exchange beloved books?  Any and every nerdfighter who is reading this is welcome to participate!

Here’s how this works.

1. Fill out this form by October 31, 2014.

2. You’ll be randomly paired up with a book swap buddy (you will not be paired up to the same person who is paired up with you).  

3. You will receive your book swap buddy’s information via email.  This will include their mailing address and reading tastes.  

4. We highly recommend finding a book in your own collection to send (feel free to annotate!), but if you must, other alternatives for finding inexpensive used books include:

6. Ship your books (feel free to stay anonymous, although it might be easier to make friends if you do choose to reveal your identity eventually)

5. Come back to Twitter/Tumblr/whatever and post about your book once it arrives!  

Have fun, DFTBA, and feel free to ask questions and I’ll try my best to answer :)  Reblog this post to spread the word.  The more people sign up, the wider variety of bookish goodness we’ll all have!

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thingsaboutvidcon:

thehpalliance:

We’re taking the most magical book swap on earth to VidCon. Stop by our booth with a book you want to share (maybe throw in a few Nerdfighter notes for good measure) and take home a new book from someone else. Need more convincing? Check out our Apparating Library in action at LeakyCon London.

THINGS TO DO!!! Reblog and share this post!!!

Bring a book to VidCon, give it to HPA peeps, take home a brand new (to you) book!

thingsaboutvidcon:

thehpalliance:

We’re taking the most magical book swap on earth to VidCon. Stop by our booth with a book you want to share (maybe throw in a few Nerdfighter notes for good measure) and take home a new book from someone else. Need more convincing? Check out our Apparating Library in action at LeakyCon London.

THINGS TO DO!!! Reblog and share this post!!!

Bring a book to VidCon, give it to HPA peeps, take home a brand new (to you) book!

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thehpalliance:



Spring is in the air (in some parts of the world…), and that can only mean one thing: It’s time for Accio Books!Over the years, our annual book drive has built libraries in Rwanda, the Mississippi Delta, and New York City. Members like you have collectively donated over 100,000 books. This year, we are thrilled to announce that our primary donation recipient will be the Brightmoor Community Center in Detroit, Michigan. All of the books collected during the drive will be catalogued by our University of Michigan chapter, The Whomping Wolverines, and in September they will be given away for free to members of the Brightmoor community during an appearance of our Apparating Library at Brightmoor’s annual Back To School Rally.You also have the option to donate locally or join up with your local chapter to see where they’re donating this year. No matter how or where you donate books, be sure to log them for points in our annual House Cup.

Will Ravenclaw win again? Will we beat our record of 30,000 book donations from last year? Will Tom Hiddleston hear about our campaign and personally donate one thousand books? 
THE GAME, DEAR WIZARDS, IS ON!



Nerdfighters! You only have until the end of May to collect donations for Accio Books, so get on it! If you’ve already collected books, make sure you report your book donations to the HPA so that they can get an accurate count of how many books have been donated and because HOUSE CUP COMPETITION!

thehpalliance:

Spring is in the air (in some parts of the world…), and that can only mean one thing: It’s time for Accio Books!

Over the years, our annual book drive has built libraries in Rwanda, the Mississippi Delta, and New York City. Members like you have collectively donated over 100,000 books. 

This year, we are thrilled to announce that our primary donation recipient will be the Brightmoor Community Center in Detroit, Michigan. All of the books collected during the drive will be catalogued by our University of Michigan chapter, The Whomping Wolverines, and in September they will be given away for free to members of the Brightmoor community during an appearance of our Apparating Library at Brightmoor’s annual Back To School Rally.

You also have the option to donate locally or join up with your local chapter to see where they’re donating this year. 

No matter how or where you donate books, be sure to log them for points in our annual House Cup.
Will Ravenclaw win again? Will we beat our record of 30,000 book donations from last year? Will Tom Hiddleston hear about our campaign and personally donate one thousand books? 

THE GAME, DEAR WIZARDS, IS ON!

Nerdfighters! You only have until the end of May to collect donations for Accio Books, so get on it! If you’ve already collected books, make sure you report your book donations to the HPA so that they can get an accurate count of how many books have been donated and because HOUSE CUP COMPETITION!

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fyeahnerdfighterbooks:

Hola Nerdfighters!! 
I think it’s time we started celebrating the intellectual awesomeness of Nerdfighteria by reviewing books and recommending books to each other.
We would love to publish your reviews/thoughts/ratings/recommendations on anything that you’re reading! It doesn’t have to be YA, it doesn’t have to be a John Green recommendation (though we do love those :)). It can be anything under the sun.
So follow us, let us know what you’re reading and submit a review! :)
DFTBA! 
- Summer & Zach

fyeahnerdfighterbooks:

Hola Nerdfighters!! 

I think it’s time we started celebrating the intellectual awesomeness of Nerdfighteria by reviewing books and recommending books to each other.

We would love to publish your reviews/thoughts/ratings/recommendations on anything that you’re reading! It doesn’t have to be YA, it doesn’t have to be a John Green recommendation (though we do love those :)). It can be anything under the sun.

So follow us, let us know what you’re reading and submit a review! :)

DFTBA! 

- Summer & Zach

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reluctantly-gravitated:

It’s my Birthday cake and I’m so happy

reluctantly-gravitated:

It’s my Birthday cake and I’m so happy

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internetdaydreams:

I found this almost shrine-like John Green section in Dymocks Australia including quotes and a little bio and everything 😍😍😄😄

internetdaydreams:

I found this almost shrine-like John Green section in Dymocks Australia including quotes and a little bio and everything 😍😍😄😄

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thehpalliance:



Spring is in the air (in some parts of the world…), and that can only mean one thing: It’s time for Accio Books!Over the years, our annual book drive has built libraries in Rwanda, the Mississippi Delta, and New York City. Members like you have collectively donated over 100,000 books. This year, we are thrilled to announce that our primary donation recipient will be the Brightmoor Community Center in Detroit, Michigan. All of the books collected during the drive will be catalogued by our University of Michigan chapter, The Whomping Wolverines, and in September they will be given away for free to members of the Brightmoor community during an appearance of our Apparating Library at Brightmoor’s annual Back To School Rally.You also have the option to donate locally or join up with your local chapter to see where they’re donating this year. No matter how or where you donate books, be sure to log them for points in our annual House Cup.

Will Ravenclaw win again? Will we beat our record of 30,000 book donations from last year? Will Tom Hiddleston hear about our campaign and personally donate one thousand books? 
THE GAME, DEAR WIZARDS, IS ON!



Hey nerds! Have some books lying around that could use a better home? Want to get together with other nerdfighters and make a positive impact on your community? Wanna be real cool?
If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, why not collect books to donate either locally or to the HPA’s Apparating Library in Detroit?
More info will be coming shortly on how nerdfighters can join magical forces with the HPA for good during this drive, but for now, get talking in your local nerdfighter groups and brainstorm up some ways that you can work together to collect books to donate, either as a collective, or as part of an HPA chapter, if there’s one near you.
Hooray!

thehpalliance:

Spring is in the air (in some parts of the world…), and that can only mean one thing: It’s time for Accio Books!

Over the years, our annual book drive has built libraries in Rwanda, the Mississippi Delta, and New York City. Members like you have collectively donated over 100,000 books. 

This year, we are thrilled to announce that our primary donation recipient will be the Brightmoor Community Center in Detroit, Michigan. All of the books collected during the drive will be catalogued by our University of Michigan chapter, The Whomping Wolverines, and in September they will be given away for free to members of the Brightmoor community during an appearance of our Apparating Library at Brightmoor’s annual Back To School Rally.

You also have the option to donate locally or join up with your local chapter to see where they’re donating this year. 

No matter how or where you donate books, be sure to log them for points in our annual House Cup.
Will Ravenclaw win again? Will we beat our record of 30,000 book donations from last year? Will Tom Hiddleston hear about our campaign and personally donate one thousand books? 

THE GAME, DEAR WIZARDS, IS ON!

Hey nerds! Have some books lying around that could use a better home? Want to get together with other nerdfighters and make a positive impact on your community? Wanna be real cool?

If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, why not collect books to donate either locally or to the HPA’s Apparating Library in Detroit?

More info will be coming shortly on how nerdfighters can join magical forces with the HPA for good during this drive, but for now, get talking in your local nerdfighter groups and brainstorm up some ways that you can work together to collect books to donate, either as a collective, or as part of an HPA chapter, if there’s one near you.

Hooray!

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Ranting about Books

In which Hank is a somewhat disgruntled lover of books.
The Art Assignment, Episode 1
How to Adult

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fishingboatproceeds:

For today’s video, I thought I’d share with you 18 books I love that you probably haven’t read. Each of these books has stuck with me over the years. I hope you’ll include in comments a book you loved that hasn’t found as broad an audience as you think it deserves. I’m going to read 18 of those and review them in a future vlogbrothers video.

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