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1. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 12y

Which section of bookstores do you like to linger in?

2. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 12y

the second hand section, the older the better, normally in biographies, trillers, horrors, crime, romance......okay i read them all.... bit of book worm who loves to escape the real world... ;)

3. Posted by Wocca (Inactive 3745 posts) 12y

I head for the English section, because I can't read Chinese

4. Posted by summer910 (Respected Member 1342 posts) 12y

Love bookstores. I spend hours in them. I generally go for the fiction section.

5. Posted by acetravels (Full Member 181 posts) 12y

i still have to work my ABC"...

6. Posted by Gelli (Travel Guru 2457 posts) 12y

i still have to work my ABC"...

Don't you mean i still have to work my ACB...?

I admit to losing many weeks of my life in bookstores. I've read entire novels/travel guides etc in them (not all in one go, although have come close without realising it) through the years.

Unless i'm looking for something in particular, i tend to start in travel 8and often stay there), but general fiction, sports, music, some other random thing i happen to notice in passing can all hold me captive for hours

7. Posted by pcobrien (Full Member 42 posts) 12y

Bookstores = broke!
I have to stay away from them. That's why at Chirstmas I ask for gift certificates to bookstores. I could spend days in the one near me. It's called the World's Largest Bookstore. I don't know if it is or not, but it is very very large. I only allow myself to go to a bookstore when I have absolutely nothing (of interest) to read. Then I stock up! Broke again!

8. Posted by leahrb (Full Member 209 posts) 12y

Do you guys have good libraries? because I love going to bookstores and browsing for hours but since that costs money I also love bringing home stacks from the library...

9. Posted by pcobrien (Full Member 42 posts) 12y

Hey Leah (that's my sister and aunt's name!) You will not believe this, but I live between two libraries. But for some reason, I prefer bookstores. I wonder if it has to do with the book never being opened before and not covered in those tatty plastic covers.

10. Posted by angela_ (Respected Member 1732 posts) 12y

I would live in bookstores if they would let me. Books are usually the most I spend on when going abroad.