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The Little Red Book Box.

Perhaps sponsoring a box could be a way for a group of Indie Authors to help build readership? Or the next time individual authors donate copies of their books, it could be to nearby book boxes.

An oblong dog-house style book box like this one could have a door and compartment at one end with books for grown-ups, and at the other end hold books for kids.

What would your design be like?

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“A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition. Like money, books must be kept in constant circulation… A book is not only a friend, it makes friends for you. When you have possessed a book with mind and spirit, you are enriched. But when you pass it on you are enriched threefold.”

― Henry Miller, The Books in My Life

Do you remember those snazzy red telephone booths from back in the day? Well, that’s what I thought of, when I stumbled across the little red book box at our local park. It was drop dead gorgeous. Indeed, to be perfectly honest, I wanted to take it home with me…along with the book. Designed to withstand the weather, it houses an arm full of books. The concept is, that you take a book and leave a book. So, it operates as a free, community-minded, book exchange.

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