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The Joys of Spring…during the winter.

With glimpses of spring happening this week…now is the time to get those “spring fever” related books out for reselling. Categories that do well this time of year: 1) DIY Home Improvement books 2) Gardening books 3) Landscaping books 4) … Continue reading

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Dooyahavwun?

This book, Cranberry Thanksgiving,  always seems to  be a good seller.  It was published in 1971 and features a lighthearted story about a Thanksgiving dinner given by a grandmother and her granddaughter.  It even has a recipe for cranberry bread. … Continue reading

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Dooyahavwun?

Jellybeans have long been a favorite treat on Easter and “Jellybeans for Breakfast” has long been a favorite book for many. This is definitely one to be on the lookout for in your adventures.  These books easily bring over $100.00 … Continue reading

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Thrifting Blog Digest-#22

A Weekly Rundown of  Some Great Thrifting Posts Found on the Internet A four minute sale…Read here. Thinking about selling plush (stuffed toys)?….Read here. Maybe…if I was a Lorax….Read here. Been there…done that…and didn’t get the t-shirt either…Read here. Some … Continue reading

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Flippin’ Friday-#74

It’s once again Flippin’ Friday! The last one of the month! Last week, our readers gave us some more great flip stories! They told of flips involving a pair of Men’s Doc Marten boots, 5 Wilton cake pans,a pair of … Continue reading

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Feelin’ the Heat…..

Of Foxfire books, that is. When you are out and about, and spot one of these Foxfire books for a good price….pick it up. The Foxfire series, originally written in the 70’s and early 80’s, is one of the most … Continue reading

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Need a New Treasure Today?

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.  ~Chinese Proverb If you are currently selling books or are trying to break into the market, here’s a GREAT way to get some firsthand knowledge on this subject. While a … Continue reading

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If I lived nearby….

I’d at least take a gander at this…. Nine Pallets of Library Books in Lewisville, Texas (Govdeals.com auction)

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Bummer thrifting weekend.

I shouldn’t say that. It wasn’t horrible. I think that I just have had too many GREAT weekends that this one paled in comparison. I think the thing that bummed me out was that for once I had done a … Continue reading

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John Jacob Jingleheimershmidt’s…artwork

I promised I would write about a type of book to be on the lookout for when thrifting. What makes this type of book SO great to try and find is: 1) They are usually very cheap. 2) People generally … Continue reading

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