August 28, 2014

More Wonderful Books




I go to work on Wednesdays not knowing what I will find.  Yesterday appeared to be a quiet day until I blinked.  Poof, there was a whole library, mostly JD Robb/Norah Roberts volumes, in four giant bags.  Giant. 

I was grateful there were no cookbooks as we were still suffering with an excess of enthusiasm from our patrons.  Months ago the boss sent out a note asking for cookbooks.  We are still getting them by the box load.  Yesterday my goal was to get them all priced and out on the shelves. 

So I worked a little late yesterday.  It was flat out fun pulling a few outdated books and filling three shelves with cookbooks.  Then I had to fill two shelves with nonfiction.  Pricing it first of course.  Then…I shelved most of the Robb/Roberts and put a whole wagon load of those out too. 

There are days I feel as if I get a lot done.  Yea…….

LOL


  • Himself:  Had fun finding money.  He always does.  Took me out to dinner afterwards.
  • Herself:  I confess to having more fun than allowed with books yesterday.  Women’s group where I got two bags of newish books for the store.  Dinner out.
  • Reading:  New to me, Ben Aaronovitch’s “Midnight Riot.”  Unexpectedly fun start.
  • Balance:  Getting many small things done yesterday.


  • 6 comments:

    1. We have a chalk full secondhand bookstore in this town. Shelves are several rows deep. It looks like they are now expanding to a second house. I never go, It boggles my mind. When I say "never" I have been perhaps 3 times in our 9 years here.

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    2. That is a lot of books. I'm like Anvilcloud in that these bookstores overwhelm me...I don't know where to start.

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    3. It must have felt like heaven! So many books!

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    4. Nice arrangement of books.
      Good luck with sales.

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    5. Me? I'm reading books on and about Italy and dreaming. As for cookbooks, I have a few, but always use the same ones over and over. Making home-made gluten free bread and Cannelli bean and Chard soup. It's an Italian thing.

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