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Old Jul 16 2008, 12:22 PM   #1
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Well, since I had to go pick up Fred's new contact lenses I thought I'd have a peek in R.J. Julia's - across the street. I'm afraid I did not find anything I'm hunting for other people, that may require a trip to "Barnes and 'Snowball' " (hehe). However, I did get a couple things there and an interesting item in the used bookstore here in Guilford. This is it, then:

Harper Hall Trilogy, cover art by Sammy Yuen, Jr. - These were in the "Teen" section of the store, and there was absolutely none of Anne's work in the SciFi section!

However, in the SciFi section I did get a copy of a book titled "An Unexpected Apprentice" by Jody Lynn Nye.

Then down the street to the used book store. I discovered a very cute ex-library copy (Cover Craft) of a Piers Anthony novel "Golem in the Gears". I used to read everything by him I could get my hands on, but kind of wore myself out on his stuff. However, this is an adorable little paperback, first edition, maybe 7 inches high by 5 inches wide. AND the cover has the cover art on it, instead of a "dust-jacket" -that's what I like, what a great idea!

Yay for new books!


Well, goofed on that. I meant to say that the Anthony is a Hardback, not paper back. Sheesh! *rollingeyesatself*
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Congrats on the book buys and the book find, Cilla
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Old Jul 16 2008, 04:51 PM   #3
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Always good to find books you can give a good home to.
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Cilla, you make me yearn for the days when I was close to Seattle. It was a joy to run to a book store whenever I felt the desire as there are SO many there. There are only a couple where I'm at now and one doesn't carry hardly any Anne and the other puts their store stamp inside the covers of the book! So I don't go like I'd want to. Glad you got some goodies tho!!
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Congratulations Cilla...glad to hear that you were able to find a few treasures for yourself, at the local book stores...I need to have a day to go through one of my local book stores too, as its been long enough for them to have a few new treasure for me.
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Finding book treasures - what a nice way to spend time *sighing longingly*

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Hi. Everyone. DJ and I went shoping for a new scanner/printer. Boy what a trip, the first one was a lemon and the second one well need time for us to get used to it.

DJ and I also got in some new muic CD and books too.
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