I thought I'd done something terribly wrong. A friend had ripped every single page out of my favorite book and mailed it to me in a manila envelope. The delicate pages were tattered and frayed, but what first seemed like creative hate mail was actually an amazing gift. The literary stuffing held a handmade purse--a geek chic gal's dream. Now, just like my lip balm, The Time Traveler's Wife goes everywhere with me. Grab scissors, glue, and courage, fellow book lovers! Here's how she did it.