Infographic: How to Remove the Sticker from a New Book

No one likes it when stickers mar the cover of a book in our libraries. They’re ugly, and in the case of textbooks they can actually lower the resale value.

Fortunately, they are also removable. Rock Paper Cynic has created the following infographic which explains how to remove a sticker without damaging the cover of a book.





Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.


  1. Ari13 June, 2016

    Glad I’m not in an industry where accessing NSFW content can get me in trouble any more.

    1. Nate Hoffelder13 June, 2016

      Is there an industry where the word “shit” in an image would count as NSFW?

  2. Beth13 June, 2016

    For the sticky gunk left, you can use a small amount of Pine Sol on a paper towel or soft cloth (don’t wet it at all), and that should remove the gunk without damaging the paper.


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