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Secondhand Bookstores

I love hanging out in a secondhand bookstore.
First all,I love hoarding books.
Then,I am a cheapskate.
In this new age of technology,in a normal bookstore(especially those famous chain stores) you can always find out whether the books you want are on the shelves or not just on a click of your mouse...also you would find out you may need more than one book(ya,they are putting up related books as side links).It is no fun.It is so much like a mail-in bride/groom.It saves time but you may end up getting something that is not worth the price.Simply put,you get the girl/guy but you don't have the fun of chasing.
While in a secondhand bookstore-as long as you can afford the time,of course-not only you can save money,also you get the feeling that it is a treasure trove waiting to be explored.You would never know what kind of good stuff would be in your way.Most of the time the process is the gold.I am digging the gold for sure.
winniebree winniebree 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 23, 2011

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There used to be several years ago, but they've all closed down. I think there might still be one over in the next county, but I haven't been over there to look recently. Been settling for buying used books from ThriftBooks.com, Alibris, and BarnesandNoble.com these days.

Ernie, there probably are some, you have to look hard for them.

I wish there was a used book store around here. When I was a kid my parents used to take me to NYC's Bowery and the used book stores there. Heaven.