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Best Way to Get Books?

Discussion in 'General Book Discussion' started by Ian Buchanan, Mar 1, 2018.

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How do you typically obtain your books?

  1. Purchase (Online)

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  2. Purchase (In-Store)

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  3. Rent (from library)

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  4. Borrow

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  1. Ian Buchanan

    Ian Buchanan New Member

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    Hi all,
    I've just picked up reading as an active hobby of mine! I currently visit the library to obtain my books most of the time, but have found limited availability an inconvenience at times. I was wondering how most of you all obtain your books? What are some of the pros and cons you've noticed through obtaining books via various methods (online, in-store, library, etc.)? Thanks for the insight everyone!
     
  2. sparkchaser

    sparkchaser Administrator and Stuntman Staff Member

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    Amazon is where I get most of mine from.

    For out of print books, addall.com/used has been an amazing resource.
     
  3. Peder

    Peder Well-Known Member

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    Amazon online, mainly: It is just so convenient.
    Hardcovers or e-books: depending mainly on price.
    But also at the local Barnes and Noble, and at library sales which we visit regularly: for anything that catches our eye.
     
  4. cookieprincess2019

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    You can buy cheap books in the charity shop but most of them have the same thing. But I would recommended just going to a book shop if your looking for a series or the same author. If you want facts or history-go to the library :p I think its nice to finish a book and put it along with other books IV read in my "book area" of my bedroom :)
     

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