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Nov. 3rd, 2010 09:31 pm
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Is there such a thing as too many books - is it really possible to go in a bookstore & not buys books   ????? 

today am guilty of the cheapskate book buying  - drop in to  local store see 2 books I want both in the $34-40 range - I can't have both or can i?? go home  pop onto bookdepository.co.uk  & find out yes  can buy both & still get change  for NZ$40.00  ..... just have to wait for them to get here via snail mail - fair exchange 

fair game If I don't do it too often - have no guilt doing this in Borders who are at least 10-20% above any other physical bookstore 


now back to my reading  .......

Date: 2010-11-04 08:38 am (UTC)
red_trillium: picture of a drawing of a bunny and words "I'm easily distract...a bunny" (distracted by bunny)
From: [personal profile] red_trillium
It's a tough call, how many books are too much?? I'm trying to cut back on how many I buy, only have one series I've been slowly getting because I read them often when I want something light and entertaining. Other than that I mostly just hit the library.

Have you checked www.goodbooksnz.co.nz (the prices include shipping and funds got to Oxfam)? some of the prices are as low/lower than most bookstores. Also, Whitcoulls has a sale going right now. We picked up a cookbook for a Christmas gift and that was 1/2 price. I don't know if you must have the coupons or not, but they have them in the stores if you do.

I haven't checked bookdepository.co.uk, do they have good deals often?

Date: 2010-11-07 06:08 am (UTC)
red_trillium: cartoon cat that says "I love cats but can't eat a whole one" (Default)
From: [personal profile] red_trillium
That's good to know. I didn't know how Goodbooks would compare to Bookdepository. Good to know!

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