DIY Cat Bookmark Tutorial from One Artsy Mama. Since you are using soft wire this should be quite easy to bend and hammer depending on the look you want. Also, you can make a smaller version for a necklace. For one of the best DIY Wire archives go.
Need a band saw & hardback books May could cover front page with scrapbook paper to set the color scheme. I got so excited about this project that I scheduled a visit to the thrift store to look for books! COMPLETE DIY directions too!
Scrap, Paper, Scissors: 'Introduction to Altered Art' Art Book Workshop. I think this looks like loads of fun because I like the bottom border tying it all together. Think I'll put mine on a cake display stand for A Very Bookish Christmas.