I have found a new favorite way to get books to read. I installed greasemonkey on my computer and hacked a script to use for my own use. Now, when I use firefox and look up a book on Amazon, firefox automatically provides a link to that book on the library website. From there, I click on the reserve a book link and place a request for the book at the library. Later I get an email from the library when my books are ready, and I can stop by and have my books in about two minutes. I never knew libraries could be this fun. Now, I need to learn to read faster since there are so many books I want to read.
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[…] I encountered my first problem with the Library Reserve that I mentioned in my last post. I don’t have time to read all the books that are now ready for me. I think it will work better if I am more selective about the books I put on reserve and only add the ones that are really hard to get a hold of like new books on the NY Times Bestseller List. I just finished reading Never Eat Alone, and I need to go and pick up my copy of Blink. I checked out some other books, that I am going to end up just taking back and reading some other time (when I learn to read 200 pages per minute or something like that. […]