I still get the same high when I splurge in the malls, especially in the bookstores. I can spend hours and hours just looking and peeking through the shelves. I can pass away time just by checking a book's front cover for its beauty and interest; its back cover for reading its synopsis or blurb.
It will take me a day to gather and decide from the pile of books I have chosen, which I will purchase as I take into consideration my budget (although most of the time, I break my allowed budget for books). Simply, there are lots of books I love to covet. Despite the fact that I still have a Mt. Everest of books to read, nothing (not even a limited budget) can deter me from going home without a newly-bought book in hand.
Aside from National BookStore, I have learned to frequent various branches of BookSale. It can be said a bibliophile's heaven when it comes to low-priced books. Although I sometimes get disappointed with some books because of the demeaning appearance (that's what you get for cheap-cost books), I am somehow fortunate to pick up books as good steals. They look clean and new.
Here are my latest finds:
Aside from the two (2) books posted above (Skipping Chrismas by John Grisham and Hatchet by Gary Paulsen), I haven't found the time yet to sit down and read the rest of my newly-bought books.
What are your latest book purchases?