Wondering what to get a bookworm as a gift? My friends, I recommend the page anchor!! I got it as a treat for myself a while ago and it finally arrived yesterday and wow oh wow do I love it. It basically is a bookmark that also holds books open and doesn't damage the pages or spine of the book 😱😱
They say that it can be used with all kinds of books, soft or hardcover, textbooks, etc. I haven't tested yet. I will say that I eat or braid my hair or sip coffee or teas when I read so already I love not having to HOLD the book open and have both hands free. Also, it's a stylish bookmark when the book is closed.
The package also included a little carrying pouch, box, and polishing cloth for it so I plan to take it on my month-long travels and see how I feel.
The maker is Swedish so it took a while to arrive but I liked the packaging. it felt so thoughtful... even though it's a bookmark.
Oh! It comes in a few colors. I got rose gold and also obsidian but I think they also have silver and gold as options too.
@guerrillarain they didn't need to make it look like a lil' nautical anchor but i'm so glad they did
@guerrillarain do you have the link to where you bought it?
@guerrillarain Oh, very useful page anker!
I want it.
@guerrillarain Do you think it would work with sheet music / instruction books on a stand, or would those fall over?
@therealraccoon I will test today!
@therealraccoon one thing to note is that it is made of metal and is a little heavy so you'd need something sturdy to perch it on
@guerrillarain I guess it might be important to use a stand with some wiggle room at the base.
@guerrillarain Please keep me updated!
Une instance se voulant accueillante pour les personnes queers, féministes et anarchistes ainsi que pour leurs sympathisant·e·s. Nous sommes principalement francophones, mais vous êtes les bienvenu·e·s quelle que soit votre langue.
A welcoming instance for queer, feminist and anarchist people as well as their sympathizers. We are mainly French-speaking people, but you are welcome whatever your language might be.