We’re doing some spring cleaning at the Reader offices this week. What are we cleaning out? Why, all the spare books and book reviews we have lying around.

We had our book swap last week, to go along with our Spring Books Issue, and now we have a bunch of spare book reviews to air out as well.

This week’s “Variations on a Theme” is Spring Books Week. All this week on the Bleader, we’ll be publishing reviews of self-published books by local authors. We’ll also have some bonus material to go along with daily reviews, which we’re going to keep quiet for now.

Last week’s Variations on a Theme was one of our best so far. In case you missed it, and the amusing Oulipian contest that went along with it, you can see all of Wordplay Week here.