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Pamela Hansford Johnson's The Philistines & The Book-Buying Habits of Bloggers

Book bloggers are an intense bunch.  Think of all that writing with no reward except to share our avidity for reading.

I was thinking about the act of book-blogging because it is  National Readathon Day, a pro-literacy event sponsored by The National Book Foundation, Penguin Random House, Goodreads, and Mashable… 420 more words

So What’s Wrong With It?

Last week’s post introduced you to the basics of condition grades that should be included in used book listings. In addition to condition grades, you will also want to be familiar with other terms that frequently appear in condition reports. 914 more words

Book Buying Habits

I’m not really much of a book buyer, unless it’s from a used book sale. Even then, I don’t often buy books. Books cost so much money that I don’t have, and I don’t want to spend a ton of money on a book that I might not like. 403 more words


On Buying Multiple Copies Of The Same Book

A trend I’ve been noticing lately with my ever vigilant eyeballs (read: this has probably always been going on and I’ve been completely oblivious) is that EVERYONE is buying multiple copies of the same book. 355 more words


Book Buying 101

Procrastinating on buying books this semester? Well if it turns out that your “required” textbooks are actually required then you may want to check out these cheaper book buying and renting options!  211 more words


Be Happy Buyer Aware

With so many ways of finding and purchasing the book you are seeking online, it is important to keep in mind the old adage “Buyer Beware”. 540 more words

Answers - Book Buying

Today on my Facebook Timeline I asked people how often they bought books. I was surprised by some of the answers I received. And it wasn’t in the totals…but how they approached and purchased. 546 more words