Some people go junking, some go yard saleing, I go booking. For the most part. On the weekends I love to cruise yard sales and second hand stores, the GW boutique, auctions and everything in between mostly on the lookout for books. Oh sure I pick up the odd and end here and there, but it's books on my list.
This weekend there was a going out of business sale at a consignment shop. At 75% off I finally felt the prices for used paperbacks were reasonable. I thought six bucks were a little steep. Anyway... I got some beauties!!
This is why, while I'd like to have one and will probably cave soon, e-Readers will never take over completely. The thrill of the hunt and find is just too precious. Holding that sought after volume is too satisfying and putting that sweet story on the shelf is too indulgent. We like to induldge don't we? Of course we do...ok, well I know I do!
I also picked up a copy of
I also found a nice copy of
1.50 each seemed reasonable to me. Nice clean copies too :) It is one of my deepest pleasures to greedily add to my overflowing shelves.(Is that bad?)
And now I can only add them to my goodreads list since my first classes at University of Iowa kicked off today and I have no idea weather I have bitten of more than I can chew. What I do know is that leisure reading will be a rare item for the next few months.
Hopefully blogging will not be. :)