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My BOOkish Blog Hop: Do you ever unhaul your books?

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This blog hop is organised via the Facebook group Bookish Blog Hops and runs from 1st- 31st October 2018. During the blog hop members of the group will be coming together to answer bookish questions (you can find the complete schedule for the blog hop down below at the end of this post).
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And now on to today’s question…


Do you ever unhaul your books?

Brandy Potter

Brandy Potter (2)

.I do unhaul books. I don’t think it’s right to hoard books I won’t read. Therefore, when my daughter outgrows books, I donate them. Where I live, we have a great place to do so. It’s called The Book Thing. It is a place in Baltimore that allows you take books for free. Teachers use it a lot as do those of limited means in the city. It’s a great place. Here is the link for those of you who may be close to me:


Jo Linsdell  

Jo Linsdell (2).pngOne of my life goals is to have a library like the one the beast gave to Belle in Beauty and the Beast (a girl can dream). It’s therefore very rare for me to get rid of any of my books. Should the day come when I decide to unhaul any of my books, I would donate them to the library, school, or friends. Our gym has a small library in the waiting room and take donations too. I don’t think I could ever bring myself to just throw them out.


Casia Schreyer

deadpool costume

Get rid of books? Of course, all the time. I certainly don’t have room for all of them. First, I generally offer them to the other readers in my family. My grandmother, sister, and father are all voracious readers. Kids books that we no longer need (as my kids outgrow them) are offered to my nieces and nephew, and then offered to the local daycare and my kids’ school librarian. Whatever these people don’t want goes to the local thrift store.

Now for something completely horrendous. I take old Reader’s Digest books (because many thrift stores won’t take them anymore) and I use them for crafts. I’ve made some lovely notebook covers and treasure boxes from the pages and notebooks from the covers. It’s awful, I know, but they’re just going to be thrown out.


Blog hop

The schedule:

3rd  Brandy Potter Books
8th Brandy Potter Books
15th  Brandy Potter Books
17th Brandy Potter Books
21st  Brandy Potter Books
25th Brandy Potter Books
28th  Brandy Potter Books


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