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Subject: Can I share my findings from the local UBBs today? (AKA the treasure!)
Date Posted: 9/4/2009 4:20 PM ET
Member Since: 5/18/2009
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I went to both of my local used book stores today and came home with:

- 2 Jean Plaidys- The Courts of Love and The Queen's Devotion

- 4 Anya Setons (the motherlode!)- Avalon, Green Darkness, The Winthrop Woman, and My Theodosia

- 2 Morgan Llywelyns- The Horse Goddess and 1916

- Ireland-  Frank Delaney

- An Instance of the Fingerpost- Iain Pears

- and The Rosetta Key by William Dietrich (for my dad, who's been looking for it)

Total damage was $33, and I got 5 books that were on my wishlist! Not bad!

*runs off with glee, clutching the booty!*



Last Edited on: 9/4/09 4:21 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 9/4/2009 5:09 PM ET
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OMG!!  I'm sitting here with my jaw dropped open!  (The motherlode on the Seytons is right!)  Good for you!  Almost all of the books you got are either on my wish list or Mt. TBR.  I wish I were so lucky.  The only used book store within 30 miles of me never has anything I want!  Apparently no one in the area reads HF!  LOL!

Happy reading!!! 

Date Posted: 9/4/2009 6:25 PM ET
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Wow -- nice haul!

Date Posted: 9/4/2009 6:34 PM ET
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Awesome!  I get  lucky at my UBS every once in awhile, but never like that!

Date Posted: 9/4/2009 6:54 PM ET
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What's funny is that I only got one book at the first bookstore (one of the Plaidys) and the entire rest of the haul at the other! The owner told me the Setons all came in together, and just a few days ago! So I really lucked out.

 

Date Posted: 9/4/2009 7:32 PM ET
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Very nice! Happy reading.

Date Posted: 9/4/2009 9:12 PM ET
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Sweet!!

Date Posted: 9/4/2009 11:26 PM ET
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Good for you!  I seem to either find tons of good books or nothing at all when I visit the UBS.

Date Posted: 9/6/2009 3:19 PM ET
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good job

Date Posted: 9/6/2009 7:08 PM ET
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Lucky you!   I wish I had a decent used book store close by.  

Date Posted: 9/14/2009 10:11 PM ET
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Wow, that's incredible!  I don't have a used bookstore nearby that I know of (there used to be a Russian language used bookstore in town but that does me no good, it might still be there but I'm not sure).  There is a thift shop down the road in the next town that is hit or miss.  Someimes I find quite a few, sometimes I find nothing...lately I'm not allowed to look (more my own doing than my husband saying anything) because I want to cut down my TBR pile.  But I NEVER came home with a collection like you did, Arika! :-)