Want to know what to do with all those books you’ve got stacked up around the house? Try BookCrossing — “read and release”!

Here’s a Sunday story from the Wichita Eagle about BookCrossing. And another from Book magazine.

It works like this: Every book registered at receives a unique ID number and a registration card, which can be printed out and attached inside the front cover. The card briefly explains the mission and directs anyone who finds a book toward its dedicated online journal page. There, recipients can post where they came across the book and˜if they read it˜what they thought of it.

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