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Easy Halloween Costumes for the Unique Bookworm

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Easy Halloween Costumes for the Unique Bookworm
Looking for costume ideas? Here are 5 suggestions for the unique bookworm.

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Find your Overcup Book Horoscope!

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Find your Overcup Book Horoscope!
We matched our books to your astrological signs! Want a book horoscope? Learn more!

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Overcup Press takes a tour through Portland Art Museum

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Overcup Press takes a tour through Portland Art Museum

Two of our favorite activities at Overcup Press are: reading books and wandering through museums. We combined both and explored the Portland Art Museum with 5 of our titles

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Four Reasons Why This “Lost Invention” is Valuable

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Four Reasons Why This “Lost Invention” is Valuable

Though Buckminster Fuller is well known for his accomplishments in architecture and design, he explored quite a few inventions that never made waves… pun intended. This January 30th marks the anniversary of Bucky Fuller’s patent for the floating breakwater, a device that improved on a traditional design and offered a more efficient and environment-friendly option. Bucky’s patent may have never “splashed,” but that doesn’t mean we can’t admire its unique design. Those long, rocky belts that stretch across large bodies of water — that always get in the way of a good scenic photo — are called breakwaters. They’re built...

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No Need to Panic! Get Dad a Gift He’ll Love

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No Need to Panic! Get Dad a Gift He’ll Love

Father’s Day wasn’t declared an official nationwide holiday until 1972, which is 58 years after Mother’s Day found a spot on our calendars. So, unless you’ve been stalling for fifty-some-odd years, there’s no need to feel guilty if Dad’s present is a tad delayed. This year, you’d like to send a little something with that greeting card, but he’s already got a “World’s Greatest Dad” mug and a closet full of ties. Dads can be especially tricky to shop for. But don’t worry just yet! Check out some of our titles to see if one of these books will float Dad’s...

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