Any book lover will tell you how expensive a book obsession can be. If you are a book lover yourself, you know struggle of wanting to complete your personal library. You browse through online stores, fill your shopping cart with every book on your wish list, then scream internally when you see your total. Luckily, there is a solution to this problem that holds a certain charm that you will not find with online retailers: used bookstores.
In this article we will discuss the benefits of purchasing books from a used book store and we will also share a few local used bookstores in Denton for you to visit the next time you are on the hunt for a good read.
Why Used Bookstores?
Like we stated above, when you are shopping for books, your total can add up fast. The number one reason a used bookstore is the best option for expanding your library is that it is extremely affordable! Used bookstores can cut your check out total by more than half of what you would pay if you purchased the books full priced. Not to mention, shopping at a used bookstore is eco-friendly, a relaxing way to spend your free time, and you can find extremely knowledgeable employees who will always have the best suggestions for your next book.
So where can you find one of these amazing stores? Here are a few used bookstores in Denton that have some great finds.
Recycled Books, Records, and CDs
If you are a Denton local, then you are probably familiar with the big purple building that many call the cornerstone of the Denton square. Spread over three floors of the historic Wright Opera House, Recycled Books, Records, and CDs has an extensive selection with over half a million books so they are sure to have something for everyone. Their incredibly knowledgeable staff are always happy to help you find what you are looking for. They have a section for just about anything, so you will be sure to leave the store with plenty of goodies in hand and a smile on your face. If you are interested in selling any of your used books, movies, music, or video games, make sure to bring them by the next time you visit. Recycled Books, Records, and CDs accepts buys every day during regular store hours. Visit them at 200 N. Locust.
Books and More
Books and More offers nearly 3,000 square feet of books, movies, records, and… well, more! You will find tens of thousands of used paperbacks at half the cover price. They have a large selection of the usual bestselling genres including, mystery, romance, horror, and science Fiction. Books and More also has a children’s corner that features new picture books at half price as well as used paperbacks. You will also find thousands of records, memorabilia, and framed vintage posters of artists such as Elvis, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Kiss, and the Beatles. While they do not buy books for cash, they do have a trading policy. You can also set up an appointment to sell your records and memorabilia. You can visit Books and More at 1626 W. University Dr.
Madness Comics and Games
If you prefer graphic novels and comic books, then you definitely need to stop by Madness Comics and Games. They offer a large selection of new, used, and vintage comic books. You will also find tons of great board games, card games, and action figures. Madness Comics and Games has an expert staff that is always ready to answer any questions and give their best suggestions. You can even join them on event nights to play Dungeons and Dragons or test any of their table top games. Stop by to see them at 1005 W. University Dr. Ste 105.
Those are a few local used bookstores in Denton that you should visit soon. Go check them out and tell your friends here at Laura’s Locksmith and Security Store what you think!