With tongue-firmly-implanted-in-cheek, I bring to your attention a product I missed when it was introduced this past April 1. It's called "Smell of Books" and it comes in an aerosol spray can that's being marketed to all those new e-book readers out there. It comes in five scents, but I think that real bookworms will most enjoy either "New Book Smell" or "Classic Musty."
How can real readers possibly resist this sales pitch?
Now you can finally enjoy reading e-books without giving up the smell you love so much. With Smell of Books™ you can have the best of both worlds, the convenience of an e-book and the smell of your favorite paper book.Now, dear readers, for the bad news: You are already too late. "Smell of Books" was born on April 1, 2009 and as of June 10, 2009 is long, long gone.
Smell of Books™ is compatible with a wide range of e-reading devices and e-book formats and is 100% DRM-compatible. Whether you read your e-books on a Kindle or an iPhone using Stanza, Smell of Books™ will bring back that real book smell you miss so much.
Introducing the Smell of Books
Smell of Books Under Attack by Authors Guild
Smell of Books Recall Announced
(Sorry, I love this kind of thing and couldn't resist posting about it.)