Jen at Crazy for Books restarted her weekly Book Blogger Hop to help book bloggers connect with one another, but then couldn't continue, so she handed the hosting responsibilities off to Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer. The only requirements to participate in the Hop are to write and link a post answering the weekly question and then visit other blogs that are also participating to see if you like their blog and would like to follow them.
This week Billy asks: You won a 5 minute shopping spree from your favorite book store! What will you grab?
My favorite book store is a used book store - the Reston Used Book Store in Lake Anne. Since I only have five minutes, I can't afford to be subtle or selective. If I am given just five minutes to get in, make my choices, and get out, I won't be able to double check my massive spreadsheet to see if I am looking for a particular book, or check LibraryThing to see if I already own it. I might be able to prepare before I go in, but since the selection in a used book store is unpredictable, and my spreadsheet is so large that there's no way I can remember all of it (which is why I have a spreadsheet), that is likely to be somewhat less than useful to me.
So I'm probably going to just go to the science fiction and fantasy section and start pulling books off the shelves. I'll leave the books that I know I have, but if I have any doubts about a book, I'll take it. In five minutes I could probably clear out a couple of shelves. And since it is a used book store, anything that I grab that I later figure out is a duplicate of a book I already own, I can just donate it back to them.
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