War of the book buttons

   
Tomorrow begins Virago Reading Week, but I am also in the midst of the TBR dare where I can only read from the TBR pile in my nightstand until April 1st.

How will this bookish face off end? Which of these book buttons will be victorious? Stay tuned.

UPDATE: The buttons aren’t really fighting. I was just trying to be cute. The fight is between the lure of Virago Reading Week and the need to stay true to the TBR dare.

(By the way, I couldn’t find a button for VRW, so I made my own. Feel free to use if you are participating.)

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10 thoughts on “War of the book buttons

  1. Karenlibrarian January 23, 2011 / 3:30 pm

    When in doubt, use both. I say put the Virago on top for the week, then replace with the TBR.

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  2. bookssnob January 23, 2011 / 3:40 pm

    Fabulous button, Thomas! You are so talented! I am promptly stealing it!

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  3. Carolyn January 23, 2011 / 3:48 pm

    Thanks for the Virago button, we didn't have one! I'll be using it and hope you go Virago crazy this week. 🙂

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  4. Frances January 23, 2011 / 10:14 pm

    Beautiful button! And you don;t have to cheat on the TBR Dare to read for Virago Week do you? There must be something on the shelves? Look harder! 🙂

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  5. Darlene January 24, 2011 / 11:24 am

    I've employed your Virago button!

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  6. JoAnn January 24, 2011 / 4:02 pm

    I love the button! It's on my post today and has a spot at the top of my blog for the week. Thanks, Thomas.

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  7. Desperate Reader January 24, 2011 / 4:08 pm

    Lovely button Thomas – could you please tell me what the books are? I'm particularly taken with the second from the left.

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  8. Thomas at My Porch January 24, 2011 / 9:28 pm

    Karen: I will definitely use both.

    Rachel: I'm glad it works. Although I can see that I should have made the text larger. When people put it in their sidebar, the text is too small to read.

    Carolyn: I thought of using the apple, but I have never connected it in my with Virago in the way I have with older cover format.

    Susan: Thank you.

    Frances: If I told you that it would ruin the surprise.

    Darlene: Yay! I am glad you find it helpful.

    JoAnn: Thank you. I am so happy to see it being used.

    Hayley: I will indeed tell you the books, but not until next week. I plan to run a bit of quiz/giveaway.

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  9. lyn January 25, 2011 / 9:56 pm

    Thank you for the button Thomas, I love it & I've pinched it for my VRW post.

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