Sunday, March 6, 2011

In My Mailbox (6)

I took a week off last week for the Oscars, but this week I'm back with The Story Siren's In My Mailbox. This week was another good week for books. I wasn't expecting to have the books but sometime life works in funny ways.

First a friend lent me a copy of Jennifer Weiner's The Guy Not Taken. I do enjoy Jennifer Weiner's books, but the fact that it's a collection of short stories had keep me from picking it up previously.

Then I went with a friend to Goodwill. I know a lot of people are a big fan, but I'm not a big fan of shopping in general, so I can't say I've spent a lot of time here. But once inside I had to check out the books. Five books for $0.99? Sounds like a good deal to me! I probably wouldn't have picked up some of these otherwise, but I needed to fill out my books, otherwise each would have been $0.39, still a good deal though especially when you see that one of the book's bargain price was almost 5 times the cost for all 5.
In My Mailbox
From a friend:
Jennifer Weiner - The Guy Not Taken

From Goodwill
Wendy Markham - Bride Needs Groom
Ann Rinaldi - Finishing Becca
Karen Quinn - The Ivy Chronicles
Cecily von Ziegesar - Gossip Girl
Karen McCullah Lutz - The Bachelorette Party

Are you a big Goodwill shopper? And what's in your mailbox this week?

13 comments:

  1. I haven't shopped for books at the Goodwill, but maybe I should start! I'm a big fan of Half Price Books!

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  2. I'm a new follower also! Great IMM! Haven't read any of them but I have a few!
    Check out my blog and follow along as well!
    Thanks.
    Blake (The Book Bell)
    http://thebookbell.blogspot.com

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  3. Haha, Yaay for Goodwill! I always check it out to see if I can find discount books. Happy reading!

    Here is my IMM if you're interested!

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  4. Fun reads this week! I have read the first Gossip Girl and found it SO different from the show, haha! I hope you enjoy it :)

    Check out my Birthday Edition of In My Mailbox!

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  5. Fab reads! I loved Finishing Becca. I've read it several times.
    My IMM

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  6. Wow - 5 books for $.99? What a steal! I have never shopped at a goodwill place but maybe I should start!!

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  7. I'd forgotten that Goodwill Stores have a book section. I guess I'm so used to shopping for used books at Half-Price Books and half.com. :) I'll have to look into that, especially if mine has titles like those in your mailbox. Happy reading!

    DJL

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  8. yay! great deals hon!!! can't wait to hear what you think! THank you for sharing and for stopping by!

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  9. Its been awhile since I bought any books from Goodwill but I do know when I go in I head straight for the books.

    I'm a new follower and thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  10. I really need to take a trip to goodwill I keep forgetting they have a book section...I usually buy my books from amazon/B&n and a cool little used book shop...

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  11. Wow, a great week for you :D

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  12. I have so much love in my heart for Goodwill. I get such great dishware!

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