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Death Deluxe Edition | Neil Gaiman
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I'm behind a day on #sisforseptember. Day 4 #strip is from a comic by my favorite, Neil Gaiman. And my cat, Agnes, helped with the picture.

Reading in Bed | Sue Gee
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I don‘t have any books #strip of their covers, so I‘m going with a comic strip from the adorable Introvert Doodles. 😊

Cathythoughts I love it 😂 1y
Ddzmini Yes you can 😝 1y
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Transformers: Lost Light | James Roberts
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I'm slowly buying and reading my way through my favourite Chaser's favourite comic #strip! #SisforSeptember @CaliforniaCay

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Hospice, A Labor of Love | Cindy Longanacre, Denise Heath, John Spivey
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Phew! Done with that work stretch. The first thing I do when I get home is strip! Like a kid getting home from school I throw my backpack on the floor too! It's full of 📚s I always take to work but never get to read 🙄 Day 4 #Strip #SisforSeptember @CaliforniaCay

Stripping Down: A Memoir | Sheila Hageman
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If you've never worked in a bookstore you will probably consider this blasphemous. But if you have ever been a bookseller then you'll know this is just a part of the job. This is a collection of all of the strips I've gotten to take home for free from work. All books -cover or not- deserve a good home 🤗
#SisforSeptember #strip

LittleBug I‘d want to work at a bookstore for that privilege alone!! Blasphemy or not😉 1y
RaimeyGallant New bookstore or used? 1y
CaliforniaCay @RaimeyGallant new. This is what Barnes and Noble does, I'm actually not sure if used bookstores do this or not 🤔 1y
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CaliforniaCay @LittleBug just one of the many perks, definitely worth it! 1y
Bklover Years ago when I worked at a bookstore I brought home stacks of stripped books. Loved them!! 1y
Literary_Siren I can‘t! 😩😩 I‘d rather buy them. There‘s no reason to do this, just heavily discount them. Or do a grab-bag thing. 1y
Kayla.Adriena Why does this happen to them?! I'm glad you give them a home 1y
Reviewsbylola Yes, I need to know why they do this!! 😖😭 I imagine so that you can‘t resell them? 1y
Gina Those would be perfect to donate to little free libraries where there are Library deserts in the US 1y
RaimeyGallant @CaliforniaCay The ones that recycle what they're not going to sell, I imagine some of them separate any part of the book that isn't recyclable. 1y
RaimeyGallant P.S. If you ever get me in a book swap, coverless books are fine by me! ;) 1y
LazyLimaLife It was always hard to turn away the strips back when I worked in bookstores! 1y
CaliforniaCay @Literary_Siren @Kayla.Adriena @Reviewsbylola I never totally understood why, but it was something we had to do. I know the stripped covers had to be sent back to the publishers so they kept track of them. But still 🤔 1y
CaliforniaCay @Bklover @LazyLimaLife glad there are other who understand! 🤓 1y
CaliforniaCay @Gina good idea! My roommates are going to build a LFL in front of our house soon, some of these strips will definitely be going in! 1y
CaliforniaCay @RaimeyGallant good to know! I've considered doing a giveaway for some of these but I wasn't sure if anyone would be interested. 1y
RaimeyGallant I'm pretty sure a lot of us would be, but I might ask your boss first, because there might be something in the publisher/distributor contract that doesn't allow this. 1y
Bklover @Kayla.Adriena @Reviewsbylola @RaimeyGallant @CaliforniaCay I believe it‘s a cost saving measure. Shipping the books is expensive. Books that are not sold would normally be returned. However it costs more to ship them than they are worth. Therefore the covers are stripped off and returned for credit and the books themselves are destroyed (theoretically). This was always one of the perks of working In a bookstore. (edited) 1y
CaliforniaCay @Bklover thanks for explaining that does kinda make sense 1y
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I love these comic #strips - Marzi gets me.

#SisforSeptember #strip

Bklover 💕💕 1y
tammysue ☺️💗 1y
That-Bookish-Hiker I did not leave the house once this past 3 day weekend lol. 1y
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Kayla.Adriena Yessss! 1y
CouronneDhiver Yep! 😆 1y
Lovesbooks87 Yep! This is so me too! 1y
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Strip Search | Shayla Black
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Been there done that!!😊🙈😊

#sisforseptember Day 4: #strip

tammysue Cute - love it! 💕 1y
LittleBug @whatshesreadingnow Me too! But is it still cute when you‘ve actually done this🧐🙈😉 1y
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