Today I went to my first Friends Of the Library book sale today for 2012. This isn’t my local library and Dorval is the next city over from me.
|Blue arrow represents I am and the black is where Dorval is.
I have to say I went in with high hopes because the last few years that I have gone I have gotten amazing finds. This year I did it alone since Tina @ Bookshipper was unable to attend.
When I walked in at 1pm the place was crowded and from looking around they had a huge amount of books, magazines, cds, and DVDs. So I was excited. I automatically went to the back wall where they usually have the children and teen books. Well when I got to the table I was rather disappointed. They didn’t have any teen books at all and the majority of books were library books and not many personally owned books.
I did manage to find some books for Michael but not alot compared to other years. From there I went to the fiction section with hopes of finding some great books and that too was a bit disappointing since that was mainly library books and a few personally owned books.
I asked a volunteer before I started to dig into bags and boxes under the table if it was okay to do so since I wasn’t sure if the bags belonged to anyone and that too was a let down because they were dirty old paperback and smelly books.
I did manage to find some stuff which I will share with you: (I got all this for $30)
-It’s Not me, It’s You by Stephanie Wilder Taylor
-The Blue Girl by Charles De Lint (now why couldn’t this sale have been before Charles came to town?)
-GTO a graphic novel
-Postcard Killers by James Patterson
-Black Cat a graphic novel
-Bliss by Lauren Myracle
-Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen
-Happy Ever After by Nora Roberts (this is part of a series that I started to read)
-Hellbound Hearts by assorted authors (Kelley Armstrong is in it)
-The Living Dead 2 by assorted authors (Kelley Armstrong is in it)
-I found one Jughead double digest for Tina cause she loves Archies
-Fat Girl by Judith Moore this sounds good
These are for Michael:
-A beginner’s guide to drawing comics, caricatures and cartoon strips
-The amazing Spongebobini
-Magical Pokemon how do you do journey
-Pokemon of Battle dimension The secret of the tower
-Pokemon Team Rocket Blasts off
Then I saw Season 1-2-3 of Stargate so I had to nab them. Here is where I admit that I had a huge crush on Richard Dean Anderson.
For some reason I saw the first season of Stargate but don’t recall watching the rest so what better chance to get caught up then with this?
Then I saw Dancing with the Stars cardio Dance and nabbed this one to. I currently began a diet and I think this is a great motivation.
So this is what I managed to get at the Friends of the Library sale. I know this year the selection was down from other years.
Have you been to any library sales? Have you noticed the difference in the books and selection?
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