Buy the Book

Canadian author Sean Cummings is on a mission to save publishing. He created the Facebook group Save Publishing: Read a Book at Bedtime to promote reading and raise awareness of challenges facing the publishing industry. In less than a month, the group has gained more than 1,000 members.

Now Sean is calling for action. He’s created an event called Buy the Book. On Monday, March 7, consider buying a book to support publishing and your favorite authors. Sean’s not asking people to buy his books (although they’re pretty awesome) but simply to make an effort to purchase any book. If there’s a book you’ve been meaning to purchase, Monday would be a great day to buy it. If you’re thinking about a gift for someone, consider a book. (Monday is my mom’s birthday, and I love giving books as gifts!) If you can support a local bookstore at the same time, great. If you don’t have money for books in your budget right now, check a book out from the library or tell a friend about a book you enjoyed.

I’ll be buying a book on Monday. I hope you’ll participate, too!

Advertisements

About nancyholzner


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: