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Posted 16 December 2009 - 02:52 PM ( #41 )

I use the local libraries to borrow books or visit the local charity (goodwill) shops in our area - we have a really good Oxfam Bookshop on our high street - it even has a teens & childrens' section (unusual for a Charity book shop).

There are some great bargains to be had there (for less than the price you'd pay in the big supermarkets).

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Posted 24 December 2009 - 09:21 AM ( #42 )

I buy my books from WH Smith because they have a VERY big range of books!
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Posted 30 January 2010 - 07:58 AM ( #43 )

Here in the Philippines, I buy at National Book Store.

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Posted 06 February 2010 - 04:36 PM ( #44 )

I do libraries, but, you know, sometimes Barnes&Nobles....

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Posted 21 February 2010 - 11:11 AM ( #45 )

WHSmith.
Such a wonderful place full of wonderful things. <3

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Posted 07 March 2010 - 08:34 AM ( #46 )

I get my books from Books-a-million, and Wal-mart. I like Books-a-million better though.

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Posted 02 May 2010 - 07:57 AM ( #47 )

To be honest. I don't buy any books. I usually go to the library to check books out. But in the past, I bought books from the Scholastic Book Fair.

me too and i also buy schoolastic book orders

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Posted 02 June 2010 - 11:21 AM ( #48 )

I get them from a variety of places, but I prefer Barnes & Noble or Books-a-million.
I used to check out books from the library at school all the time before I was homeschooled, though.


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Posted 02 June 2010 - 05:34 PM ( #49 )

Half-Price Books: they have an entire clearance section for books that are only a dollar!

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Posted 03 June 2010 - 11:00 AM ( #50 )

Barnes And Noble.

My favorite place on Earth <3

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Posted 26 June 2010 - 11:02 PM ( #51 )

School textbooks? Amazon, Ebay, half.com, craigslist, or other sites like that. I never pay full price or go to the university bookstore for textbooks unless I absolutely have to. For other books (I've recently taken up collecting classics), I normally get them at my local library, where they're sold super cheap. :o

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Posted 26 June 2010 - 11:05 PM ( #52 )

barnes&noble. people know me by my first name there.. xD

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:02 PM ( #53 )

I find bookstores to be way too expensive and Wal-Mart to provide a insufficient selection.
Goodwill is also too expensive for used books.

I buy almost all of my books at thrift stores and garage sales..

I find some rare books at garage sales-- most recently, The Shining by Stephen King, hardcover, first edition for 50 cents. :mimitchi:
I love collector items~!

I don't like library books... sometimes they're really disgusting on the inside! I wish people would take better care of public property.

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Posted 26 August 2010 - 04:04 PM ( #54 )

I don't buy most of my books; they're way too expensive for a book. I mean, 5.99 for a small 100 pager? Nah.

Anyway, if I do buy books, I either buy them at the local charity shop for around 20p, or at Whsmiths where I've got tonnes of vouchers. xP

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Posted 26 August 2010 - 06:29 PM ( #55 )

My Kindle. Or Boarders.

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Posted 01 September 2010 - 08:20 AM ( #56 )

I don't usually buy books, I go to the library.
The books I own are mostly presents.

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Posted 01 September 2010 - 08:31 AM ( #57 )

Chapters.

Gotta love the Starbucks they got there. [:

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Posted 01 September 2010 - 08:35 AM ( #58 )

Chapters/Indigo, even though I've been going to Coles alot recently.

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Posted 26 October 2010 - 07:03 PM ( #59 )

Usually Barnes & Noble in stores or through the Nook. We have an amazing book store called Chamblin Bookmine that sells just about anything under the sun, and for an amazing price, that I prefer to do my bulk book shopping at.

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Posted 27 October 2010 - 01:57 PM ( #60 )

Books for myself I buy at my local Oxfam Book Shop (great value second hand books) or I get them out from the Library.

Most of the books I buy new are intended as presents so I use Amazon or WH Smiths I suppose.