Posts tagged ‘Collection’

Day 5 – Amazing Acquisitions

Today’s prompt is:

“What is a book that you acquired in an interesting way?”

Well, I think the award for the most random goes to my copies of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone  and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. I was a sophomore in high school, sitting with my friends in the hall, eating lunch (we had no cafeteria, therefore we either mooched classroom space from nice teachers or squished up in between the rows of lockers in the halls), when this random kid came up, dropped the two paperbacks in my lap and sauntered away, calling over his shoulder:

“The librarians gave me these to try and get me to read… whatever… you take ’em.”

I still have no idea who that kid was or why he chose to drop them in my lap, but I picked them up, dusted them off, apologized for their rough journey, and assured them that they would find a loving home in my bookshelf. I still have them – they sit on a lower shelf out in the living room with the Dragonlance Chronicles that I own.

HPs

Advertisements

Picture Monday – They’re Spreading…

Dennis Langley's Blog

And Tales From The Hare

Rigging Week to Week

The greatest WordPress.com site in all the land!

Creative Wending

cooking, crochet, and a few things inbetween

Tea Hens

Tea and Chickens

Egotist's Club

and the World Blisters in the Light of our Erudition!

The Chronosphere

The ravings of a mad writer.

The Warden's Walk

Reviews and other discussions about fantasy, science fiction, and every sort of adventure story

One Book on the Shelf

The Bookshops of London

Stevil

Death Before Sour Mix

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.