callmemadam (callmemadam) wrote,

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Books and shopping

Do you play the game of 'which book is currently most commonly found in charity shops'? I looked in a few shops yesterday and the answer is: anything by Dave Pelzer. Also Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. No doubt many people, like me, bought and then never read it.

Remember the knitted Royal Wedding? The Book People have the knitting book for £3.99. Still with wedding fever, The Book Depository offers me this morning a free eBook: The Royal Wedding for Dummies. Where are the tea towels?

In other news on the high street: our lovely hardware shop where you could buy thingamyjigs has become a Surplus Store; two new charity shops have opened. So much for the Waitrose factor, which was supposed to increase the town's prosperity.
Tags: charity shops, royal wedding
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