The Purple Book of the Lady

A companion journal to ‘The Black Book of the Wanderer’, the ‘Purple Book of the Lady’ is dedicated to the Lady of the Lake: helper and counsellor, enemy and warlock, fey or druidess? The choice is yours.

Everything goes: drawings, collages, ACEO, quotes, poems, fiction and non-fiction. Original and non-original contributions are accepted, but please, if contributing non-original works (quotes from books or photos of art) credit the original author.

Do not write on the same page of someone else’s contribution, please, and put your name, country and a date under your own. Most important, enjoy yourselves! When the book is full, contact me and I’ll mooch it back from you.


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Spooky Happenings: A Journal of Paranoramal Experiences

Do you know who George Noory is, than this journal is for you. This journal is for those who are interested in or have experiences with the paranormal. Encounters with Big Foot, aliens, UFO, ghosts, the Jersey Devil or anything else are acceptable. It is even for skeptics who have had an experience they just can’t explain. Did you pull of a hoax? We’d like to hear about it. Photographs, art works and creative writing about the unexplained are all welcome too.



This journal is simple. It is all about graffiti – in any form. Do you have an appreciation for graffiti? Are you a graffiti artist or do you know someone who is? Have you seen/photographed graffiti that is elaborate, funny, random, thought-provoking, etc? Include a photo of urban art or graffiti you a have seen or maybe it is something you came across on the internet or something your children drew in the driveway. You can even graffiti a page yourself if you prefer. If you want to write about why you like a particular work or your experience with graffiti – that is fine, if you would rather just include a couple of snap shots that if fine too. When the journal is complete, the pages will be scanned and posted on the web.

Repost within 2 weeks. Please be respectful of other entries and do not alter or cover up. When this journal is full, please please please, send it back to Katherine Ransbottom.


The Art We Love

This is a journal for the art lovers on BookMooch to be able to share their favorite works of art and artists with one another. All mediums of the visual arts are accepted, painting, sculpture, photography, etc. The artist can be obscure, famous or you. If possible, please include a picture of the work you are talking about. Feel free to write about more than one piece, but try to limit your entries to about 5 pages maxium. While the entries should focus on specific works of art, feel free to comment on relevent art related books and museums that you enjoy too.

Repost within 2 weeks. Please be respectful of other entries and do not alter or cover up. When this journal is full, please please please, send it back to Katherine Ransbottom.


This journal has been returned to its creator.
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Collage Collaboration

In this journal, each entry is to be a collage or a photomontage of some sort. This can be interpreted in many ways including, word, images, newspaper clippings, etc and the collage can be about anything or completely random. The bulk of your entry should be in the form of collage however feel free to add a statement or explanation if you want to or feel you need to explain your collage in some way. The cover of the journal will be a collective effort that each person can add to but be sure not to alter someone else collage (unless they request it) The images will be scanned and posted on the web when the journal is complete.

Repost within 2 weeks. Please be respectful of other entries and do not alter or cover up. When this journal is full, please please please, send it back to Katherine Ransbottom.



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Vampires, An Owner’s Manual

Illustrate, glamorize and wax poetic on your favorite vampire myth, legend or fact. Pick your vampire from anywhere in the world, and spin us a yarn in pictures and/or words. An “Idiot’s Guide” to being a vampire, if you will. 😀

This is a hardcover notebook.


This journal was marked as either lost in the post or the (now long inactive) moocher never marked it as received.

Unread Love Letter

This BMJournal is for everyone who gets it to write a love letter that their significant other will never read! Feel free to vent! Everyone gets it for two weeks, send it anywhere and everywhere. Feel free to decorate, add a picture, and basically do whatever! When it’s ful please send it to Sarah Grunder.



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Coffee Drink Time

A booklet produced by a coffee company for us to alter on the topic of Coffee & coffee drinks.


The Traveling Journal of Travel Tips

This is a journal is intended to become a forum for travelers on BookMooch to share tips, the dos and don’ts, about places they have traveled. Share your tips about travel arrangements, hotel accommodations, food, museums, attractions, must-sees and places to avoid. Anything at all! The destination can be near, your hometown, or far. Feel free to leave one tip or to add multiple tips about multiple places.

You can even pose questions about certain places for future journalists to answer. I will scan the pages of this journal when it is completed and post them on the internet for those interested.

*Although not required, photos are always fun.*

Please be respectful of the two week time limit and other entries (do not alter or cover them).


A BookMooch Story, Book 5

What will this be? A Mystery? A Romance? A Fantasy? This is a collaborative work of fiction by the BookMooch Journalers. Read what has previously been written. Add to the story. Then re-list it and pass it on. Please only keep the book for a maximum of 2 weeks. I understand that real life takes priority, but please pass it on and re-mooch it later if you cannot complete in that length of time so others can enjoy.

When the journal is full, re-list it and mark it reserved for me (BM ID: tatianamik) and I’ll mooch it back. The ISBN ID for re-listing the book will be on a sticker on the inside cover.

This book will be copyrighted und er Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution. See for details.

A member whose account is on hold received this journal in 2009. There has been no response to my emails asking for it to be sent onwards.