WBN2012 logoEvery booklover has felt the urge to share a favorite title. Now a nationwide program is coming to support that urge—at no cost to the giver.

After the books arrivel, about a week before they are to be delivered to the recipients—Copperfields will host a reception for the givers in each of their bookstores.

coversThe book covers seen at left are those that were distributed last year in Engl;and and Ireland. Click here to see the full list of 30 titles available for distribution in the USA on World Book Night 2012. These are special edition paperbacks provided by the publishers at no charge to either the participating bookstores or the individual givers.

The deadline to sign up for World Book Night has been extended until midnight EASTERN time on Monday, Feb. 6 That's 9 pm for us here in the Pacific time zone.

Last summer, the LA Times reported on the success of the debut event last year and the early interest in expanding it to the United States.

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