Did you know Meme is short for ‘mimeme’ which is a Greek word that means ‘imitated thing’?
Meme’s have been around for a while now, one of the first known cat memes dates back to the 1870’s when Harry Frees took photos of his cats, added text to them and made them into greeting cards. Meme’s however were first defined only in 1976 by Richard Dawkins in his book The Selfish Gene.
Meme’s have come a long way since then and today they are all over the internet is various shapes, sizes and types. But the ones we are interested in, are the ones related to book bloggers. These are usually a feature or post that is published regularly on a specific day, around a specific topic. The book blog or website that hosts the meme invites and engages other book bloggers to participate.
Hunting for meaningful memes we came across a lot of book related memes hosted by book bloggers out there. Here are seven interesting and quirky memes we think you should participate in if your are a book blogger. One for everyday of the week 🙂 (more…)