I thought I had to take a break from book thrifting and used book sales for the summer since I left San Francisco. But, today accompanying my sister on a trip to the Salvation Army and Goodwill for a retro bomber jacket for a 90s party this weekend, I stumbled upon an amazing book deal. … Continue reading Adventures of a Bookworm: Monday Gains!
I just found out that the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library hold a WEEKLY, yes weekly, dollar book sale on the steps at the main public library on Wednesdays. I go to their book sale every second Saturday, but they have one every single week! Oh my, my, my, my my. But, it's … Continue reading Adventures of a Bookworm: Humpday Happiness
It's the second Saturday, and my returning readers probably know where I spent my morning and afternoon– Friends of the San Francisco Public Library's dollar book sale, held every second Saturday of the month! I had such a busy week, with finals and parties and meetings that I planned to sleep until 11:30 then go … Continue reading Adventures of a Bookworm: Building a Library
Second Saturdays are the best Saturdays. They are better than First Fridays and are the only Saturdays I will get out of bed before noon. The second Saturday of each month, the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library group opens the doors to their book haven and sells all of the used/new angels for … Continue reading Adventures of a Bookworm: Second Saturdays are the Best Saturdays!
Work was cancelled today, so I took a detour to Alexander Book Company which is right across the street from the bus stop. I looked through a shelf of books and decided to see if they had a book I’ve been stalking on Amazon for months, but too cheap to buy. I asked them … Continue reading How I Ended Up with Frank Bill.
Every second Saturday, the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library hold a dollar book sale. Absolutely everything is a dollar. I went with the change in my wallet, which was $2.36. It took so much self-control to limit myself to two books and not pull out my debit card and spend more than I … Continue reading Adventures of a Bookworm: Two Wrinkled Dollars, Two Priceless Books.
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The annual big book sale has ended! I found so many great gems there. I ended up getting 23 books for only $45 bucks. When I was younger, I used to go to Barnes and Noble every week my parents got paid and get a new book. Now that I'm older, I rarely go … Continue reading Adventures of a Bookworm: The BIG Book Sale.
These are a hundred books that I love and that I feel you MUST read (in my opinion). It is a very diverse selection of books. They are also in no particular order. 1. Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained- John Milton This is an epic poem, but it is considered a book often. It is … Continue reading 100 Books You Must Read Before You Die.
We have all had our sticky finger moments during our childhoods. I know I am not the only one. When my nephew was a little kid, he would steal anything just because. Once he stole this little blue thing of fingerpaint and did not even know what it was. The point of sharing that is … Continue reading The Book Thief