10 November 2008

Musing Mondays: Giving/Keeping

Here's this week's Musing Mondays:

If you keep your books, where do you keep them? And, if you give them away, who do you give them to? . . . Are any of your books in storage due to not having enough space for them all?

I do keep my books. Books fill several bookcases, are piled on every horizontal surface, and are stacked on the floor. Some are in boxes in the attic.

When I give books away, I donate them to AAUW for their yearly book sale.

For other answers and the complete meme, see here.


Karen Harrington 11/10/08, 10:54 AM  

I have books everywhere, too. And now that trend is spreading to my daughter's who have books EVERYWHERE.

Anonymous,  11/10/08, 11:02 AM  

I give out and still have lots!

Mine is here!

Lisa (Southern Girl Reads) 11/10/08, 11:30 AM  

I keep most of my books too! I've been meaning to check out BookMooch, but haven't done it yet. I have a hard tome letting go of my books. I LOVE them! lol I did trade some to the used book store but it was traumatic for me! I had seperation anxiety!

Anonymous,  11/10/08, 2:27 PM  

Check out our Musing Mondays post about the giving and keeping of books, and make sure and read to the end to how we lost many books. It will make many a book lover wince.

Anonymous,  11/10/08, 2:56 PM  

I keep most of mine :)

but sometimes- if my friends - really really need them - i give it to them - in hopes that will give it back lol!

Robin M 11/10/08, 8:35 PM  

Hi Beth,

I hate to give away books too!

My post is up now at www.mytwoblessings.blogspot.com

Have a good evening.


Anonymous,  11/11/08, 12:20 AM  

I think it's great that you donate your books to AAUW. I can't seem to bring myself to give any of my books away. I feel like they're so hard to come by and I'd rather trade or sell them than just simply give them away.

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