Monday, July 19, 2010

Bargain Priced Books

This past weekend I finally had a little bit of time to sit down and start planning out next school year.   One of the things I did was make a wish list of all the books I'd like to purchase for History.  (We'll be using Connecting With History Volume 3, continuing from Volume 1 and Volume 2.)   It had been awhile since I'd visited Book Closeouts, but I thought I would do a little searching to see if I could find discounts on some of the Living History Books I was hoping to purchase.  I was able to find five titles from our Volume 3 Booklist, a few to save for the next time we study Volumes 1 & 2, as well as some other fun books!    Here's a peek at my order:  

For this coming year's Connecting with History Volume 3:

To add to our Connecting with History Volume 2 Collection:
(I bought both editions for my boys.) 

To add to our Connecting with History Volume 1 Collection:

A Few Others I purchased:

And, of course, FLOWER FAIRIES!!!  I'm planning on saving these for Twinkle Toes' birthday next month (shhhhh) :

I could have kept shopping but I had to stop. 

My subtotal was $65.42 plus shipping and handling of $8.25, but after entering a coupon code (I think it was good for purchases of $65+) I found online (code: brickcity-10 / password: which took an extra $20.00 off, bringing my total to only $53.57 for 18 books - an average of only $2.97 each!

There are limited quantities available of each book, but I hope some of you are able to take advantage of these great prices!


  1. O M Wow!!! As a total and complete book-o-holic I'm definitely going to go check these out!! What fantastic savings.

    Thanks so much, Jessica!

  2. I can not tell you how much I have to thank you for the great book site! I just ordered a ton of AMAZING books. You are such a blessing to my family with your wonderful ideas! Thank you so much. Love in Christ, Jen

  3. Those are great prices on the books!

    I've been restricting myself to only buying at the local thrift shop {.45 for kids books} or getting them through bookmooch.

    I've managed to get all but about 3 books we need for the fall through Bookmooch.

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  5. Thank you for the info! I just bought a bunch of really nice books. I love building our personal library with such finds.

  6. Thank you for being so kind and helpful! BYW, I was able to get a bargain on Song of the Swallows and Mission Bell, due to your post on those! Thank you so much, again:-)

  7. Love bargain shopping. Our budget is tight right now so any help from the library, thrift stores, or sites like these are such a big help.

    Thank you for sharing!

  8. Thanks so much Jessica! The coupon says you'll save $10, but at checkout it takes off $20!! Woohoo!

  9. Karina ~ I noticed the same thing! It's always worth searching for a coupon code before purchasing online. :-)

    I'm glad some of you were able to order books as well! Mine arrived the other day and it was SUCH a great deal!


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