Your Latest Thrift/used Book Store Finds

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kingricefan

All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.
Jul 11, 2006
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Spokane, WA
Was over in the Seattle area for a very quick two days and found a wonderful 1st printing hardback of The Firm by John Grisham at Goodwill, which will look perfect next to the ARC of The Firm that I found at a Goodwill here in Spokane a couple of weeks ago.
 

kingricefan

All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.
Jul 11, 2006
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Spokane, WA
Found a nice hardback 1st printing of James Patterson's 'The Day America Told The Truth', a non-fiction book he co-wrote and published in 1991 with Peter Kim. They sent out surveys to top executives across the country asking them about different things pertaining to their jobs and also their personal lives. Interesting stuff, some of it quite shocking!
 

kingricefan

All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.
Jul 11, 2006
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Spokane, WA
A Goodwill near my house has Salem's Lot, Dolores Claiborne, Bag of Bones and a few others. I'm saving up money to go back for them (yes--I am so broke I have to save money to shop at thrift stores).
Oh, hon, I've been there myself with the no $$ thingy! There were times in my past where I had to choose between buying some more groceries or buying a new book. I'll let you guess which one usually won out....
 

campbell2013

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Jul 10, 2013
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Shepherd, MI
From left to right (behind, unseen) Sherlock Holmes Authorized Complete ($1.99, 1976), Sherlock Holmes 1950 complete($.99), Storm of the Century HC BotMC edition ($5), Sealed Nightmares & Dreamscapes ($8), 11/22/63 ($5), It ($5), The Stand ($5), The Dark Tower VII ($5), (behind Dekker)The Talisman ($5 Meijer), Black House ($5 Meijer), (Front) Jurassic Park ($1), The Lost World ($1). The Dark Tower V, and VI are library copies as well as WTtK. Ted Dekker was new. kingshelf.jpg
 

days be strange

still playing
Dec 31, 2011
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Trinidad
I don't know why I do this to myself, I already have stacks of books I still have to read on my desk. I just couldn't help myself.

Sigh.

Anyway, I bought The Road by Cormac McCarthy, Primitive People By Francine Prose, Blood From a Stone by Donna Leon, Crying Wolf by Peter Abrahams, The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje and The Reader by Bernhard Schlink.
 

DiO'Bolic

Not completely obtuse
Nov 14, 2013
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Poconos, PA
A Goodwill near my house has Salem's Lot, Dolores Claiborne, Bag of Bones and a few others. I'm saving up money to go back for them (yes--I am so broke I have to save money to shop at thrift stores).

I have a box of about a dozen duplicate Stephen King novels of various titles (hardcovers and paperbacks in varying conditions) collecting dust and just looking for a good home if you want them.
 

kingricefan

All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.
Jul 11, 2006
30,011
127,446
Spokane, WA
I don't know why I do this to myself, I already have stacks of books I still have to read on my desk. I just couldn't help myself.

Sigh.

Anyway, I bought The Road by Cormac McCarthy, Primitive People By Francine Prose, Blood From a Stone by Donna Leon, Crying Wolf by Peter Abrahams, The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje and The Reader by Bernhard Schlink.
To paraphrase Robert Palmer 'You're gonna have to face it, you're addicted to BOOKS!'
 

campbell2013

Well-Known Member
Jul 10, 2013
232
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Shepherd, MI
Alright everyone, I am looking at what i think is a book club edition of Christine...however the only thing that makes me say that is that it's missing the dust cover price and the edition numbers on the inside front flap...two characteristics of a genuine first edition from what i have read...other than that I believe it is "full size" retail..price either way for me is $5!