The Week’s Most Popular Posts: August 24-30, 2013

Let’s take a look back at the most popular posts from the week that was…

Top 10 Books We’re Too Embarrassed to Admit Reading

 -from Top 10 Books You’re Embarrased to Admit You’ve Read by Rebecca Joines Schinsky

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Alan Rickman always Harry Potter

 

When you really strike gold, comments and contributions from other book lovers make a board feel more like a community than a collection. Nothing’s better than when I pin something obscure – the nerdier, the better – and then start getting comments and repins from strangers who love it as much as I do.

-from 15 Fabulous Bookish Pinterest Boards by Becky Cole

 

 

 

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Custom Book SculpturesThree-dimensional art made from vintage books and paper are maybe the very best way to “destroy” books. Put a little whimsy on your wall with a custom piece. 

cinderella

-from Book Fetish: Volume LXXXV by Rachel Manwill

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The legendary bookstore Powell’s created their own Lego store to celebrate a sale on their Lego books. Check out the inside:

Browers at Powells

-from LEGO Libraries and Bookstores by Kelly Jensen

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The most popular post of the week over at Food Riot was…

 

instagram

Some of these thou-shalt-not-Instagram complaints center around the idea that plopping a photo into social media does not a photographer make. That all of a sudden, everyone fancies himself or herself an artist, despite how little effort it requires to use Instagram to make the mundane look decent or even good. These complaints are obviously missing the point. 

-from Love Me, Love My Instagrammed Oatmeal by Danguole Lekaviciute

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