Aug 13, 2010

More Friday Finds: From the Bookstore

I only went  to the bookstore today to get a cup of coffee and to sit in the airconditioning after giving books away to my local library....but then I came home with two books. Luckily my membership to B & N runs through September, so I get...Discount!!

For my granddaughter, a reprint of a book my sons used as toddlers to learn their ABCs:

Gyo Fujikawa's A to Z Picture Book


and one for me,

Ghostwalk

                                    Ghostwalk, an historical mystery set in Cambridge, England, by Rebecca Stott (2007).

While giving away some books to the library, I had to borrow one as well, of course:

The Lotus Eaters: A Novel
The Lotus Eaters: A Novel set in Vietnam, by Tatjana Soli (2010). Loved the cover and colors and I enjoy a good story.  Think I'll stay home for a while, though, just to avoid bringing back more books :)

So, what did you find or bring home today, by way of books?

7 comments:

  1. A librarian did a piece on NPR last week about her top "under the radar" picks and The Lotus Eaters was one of them. I thought it sounded good, so I hope you enjoy it.

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  2. Cool! I've really had my eye on Lotus Eaters...enjoy your new books!

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  3. Fun finds especially for your granddaughter.

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  4. I can NEVER go to a bookshop and walk out empty-handed. It just doesn't happen! My B&N is on automatic renewal, can you believe it? I'd hate to see the statistics on how much I spend each year... :) I'm interested to hear what you think of Ghostwalk. i read it last year and am still up in the air on my thoughts!

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  5. Lotus Eaters is in my TBR stack...looks good! enjoy the books you got this week.

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  6. Oh you picked up some goodies. Enjoy your books :)

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  7. Giving away makes me feel so good and then I feel like it's okay to acquire more. Not sure this is good, but glad I'm not alone ;)

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