… not so unusual! But I had decided I wouldn’t buy any more until I’d read at least 6 of my to-be-read books and so far I’ve only read 3.
I gave in and bought first one book and then another because we went to Much Wenlock in Shropshire on our way to Stratford-upon-Avon and found two good bookshops on the High Street. The first one I saw on the High Street was Wenlock Books, selling new and secondhand books in a lovely old timber-framed building:
The secondhand books are upstairs:
where I bought Vera Brittain’s Chronicle of Youth Great War Diary 1913 – 1917. It looks unread and as good as new. I’ve borrowed her diary Testament of Youth from a friend, so I’ll read that first.
We walked across the road to the Copper Kettle for a cup of tea and then saw another bookshop further down the High Street – Much More Books, selling secondhand books:
where I bought An Expert in Murder by Nicola Upson.
I’m following Fleur’s method of not buying books except for exceptional bargains, which I think these two books were: