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Buy a Friend a Book Week!

April 6th, 2009 by Debbie's World of Books

I just saw this on Sheerysplace. It’s Buy a Friend a Book Week!

From their website:

How to participate in BAFAB Week

Celebrating BAFAB is easy. Just get yourself to a real-life or virtual book store during Buy a Friend a Book Week (the first weeks of January, April, July, and October) and, well, buy a friend a book! But here’s the fun part: you can’t buy your friend a book because it’s their birthday or they just graduated or got engaged or had a baby or anything else. You have to give them a book for no good reason. In fact, this present out of the blue from you should shock the pants off of whomever you decide to give it to. And it’ll make them happy. And that’s the point: promote reading, promote friendships. Just make sure to let them know about Buy a Friend a Book Week, so they can spread the joy in turn. (How? Print out this explanation of BAFAB or order BAFAB cards or stickers from

I think I know who I will be buying a book for.  I just have to get to the book store :)

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2 Responses

  1. Abha

    What a great idea! I AM going to SURPRISE a friend and re-connect. Great blog Debbie.

  2. dsuzuki

    Great! Thanks Abha!

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