HOW TO AFFORD BOOKS: MISSION POSSIBLE!


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Reading might be quite expensive sometimes. Especially if you love to collect books you read, are reading or going to read soon in the future. It is definitely hard to find money for books too. But there are actually some tips that might help you to afford it and embrace that little bookworm inside. Want to know it? Here – bellow you will find the best ways how to do it and enjoy reading as much as you do without spending too much. Hurray!

Read book reviews

One of the simplest ways to avoid purchasing books you might not even read is to read book reviews! This way you can learn whether or not that piece of literature will work for your taste and expectations and then buy it. Whether that book is good or not very depends on person’s taste. So even if your friend recommends some books, read a review about it before purchasing and save money just like that!

Trade books

Another way how to get books you wish for is to look for people who would love to trade it into something you might want to get rid of! That is a perfect way how to get books without spending a dime and also meet new fellow reading friends too! You can join an online reading community and share your list of book that you want to trade. You will improve your library so quickly and easily that soon you won’t have any unwelcomed books at your home. Enjoy!

Purchase used books

A book with a history is very interesting to think of while looking for some books to get. Also, it usually costs much cheaper than buying it in bookstores and it can save you tons of money too! And you can look for it whether in a thrift store or online! I love Abebooks because there you can definitely find the rarest and oldest book. And the best part is that Abebooks coupons (which you can find at ChameleonJohn.com) exist! So you will purchase a lot cheaper book even cheaper with it! Amazing! So what are you waiting for?

Look for classic books online

Since we started to talk about the web, then I can advise you to look for some classic books that are usually free to download online. There are thousands of classic works of literature that are free and easy to read on your computer, tablet or smartphone. So you won’t be spending money to get books and you will be able to enjoy reading too! It is definitely a win-win situation for you!

Ask for gifts

Well, finally, if you find that one book you really wish to get, but you don’t have money at all for it – ask your relatives or friends to gift it to you! That will help them as well since they don’t have to worry whether or not you are going to like that gift. And it will help you out to eliminate that book appetite of yours. So don’t be shy and ask for all books you wish for. Maybe if you were a good kid last year, you will find it under the Christmas tree!


Author: Kat

Kat is a married mom of three kids aged 19, 11, and 8 that lives close to Birmingham, AL. She loves cats, books, cooking, hockey, and watching movies. She is an admitted nerd, comic book lover, action figure & barbie doll collector, blackjack dealer, beginner croupier, and all around queen of the dorks. You can reach her at topkat@katbalogger.com to talk about product reviews, press trips, sponsorships, or brand messaging.

One thought on “HOW TO AFFORD BOOKS: MISSION POSSIBLE!”

  1. If it were up to me, I’d spend all my money on books! But, luckily or not, I have a husband who tells me when I’m overspending on books 😀

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