A Hefty Half Price Books Haul

As a certified book addict, I will admit to sometimes needing a little "self talk" to prevent my buying books just for the sake of buying books. You know what that is like, when you buy some cheap children's books or a paperback you will probably never read just because you feel like you have to scratch that particular itch. Well, last night I have to say I both avoided buying books I was unlikely to read but found some great deals from author's I really enjoy reading.

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A Hefty Half Price Books Haul

As a certified book addict, I will admit to sometimes needing a little "self talk" to prevent my buying books just for the sake of buying books. You know what that is like, when you buy some cheap children's books or a paperback you will probably never read just because you feel like you have to scratch that particular itch. Well, last night I have to say I both avoided buying books I was unlikely to read but found some great deals from author's I really enjoy reading.

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Barnes and Noble unclear on meaning of "In-Stock"

Wanting a hard copy of  Three And Out by Jason Bacon, I surfed over to BarnesAndNoble.com and saw that it was available at the Easton store. So off I went. When I arrived at the store I was informed that they had the book in-stock but all the copies were on hold. When I asked why the website would tell me copies were available when in fact they were not, I was met with blank stares. I assume the book is not taken off the in-stock list until it is purchased. This is what the kids today call a...

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Barnes and Noble unclear on meaning of "In-Stock"

Wanting a hard copy of  Three And Out by Jason Bacon, I surfed over to BarnesAndNoble.com and saw that it was available at the Easton store. So off I went. When I arrived at the store I was informed that they had the book in-stock but all the copies were on hold. When I asked why the website would tell me copies were available when in fact they were not, I was met with blank stares. I assume the book is not taken off the in-stock list until it is purchased. This is what the kids today call a...

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