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Which books do you always see in charity shops?

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KingRolo Fri 10-Jul-09 15:02:38

I went in five charity shops today and I saw Tony Parson's 'Man and Boy' in every single one!

random Fri 10-Jul-09 15:04:37

Maeve Binchy ...Circle of friends

redandgreen Fri 10-Jul-09 15:04:50

I was going to say TP just from seeing the thread title! And rightly so!

UnquietDad Fri 10-Jul-09 15:06:27

House at Riverton

The island

thighsmadeofcheddar Fri 10-Jul-09 15:07:22

Angels and Demons and the other one...

UnquietDad Fri 10-Jul-09 15:08:15

Always loads of crime and M&B.

KingRolo Fri 10-Jul-09 15:13:33

The woman who played Mrs Doyle - Pauline McLynn? And the one out of Mel and Sue who had a baby - must be Mel. Saw a few of theirs too.

LastTrainToNowhere Fri 10-Jul-09 17:32:04

Lots of Sophie Kinsella, Maeve Binchy and M&B.
Precious few Classic literature!

chegirl Fri 10-Jul-09 17:59:39

The Davinci Code.
Lots of books with pink covers and pictures of shoes/dresses on them.
Diet/cooking/what not to wear books.

MrsMattie Fri 10-Jul-09 18:02:24

Anything by Catherine Cookson or Lena Kennedy.

TsarChasm Fri 10-Jul-09 18:03:37

I always seem to spot Ulrika-ka-ka's autobiography.

I also look out for recurring cd's - mostly those D/Mail freebies it seems.

Dumbledoresgirl Fri 10-Jul-09 18:05:26

Kate Mosse's Labyrinth. and I know why..

Notalone Fri 10-Jul-09 18:06:53

Jodie Picoult. Always!

Haylstones Fri 10-Jul-09 18:21:23

Bridget Jones!

lisasimpson Fri 10-Jul-09 18:27:31

Danielle Steel and Jackie Collins

TrinityRhino Fri 10-Jul-09 18:28:30

shopoholic and.... series

LaurieFairyCake Fri 10-Jul-09 18:29:41

Really dodgy craft books

and diy manuals

and old accounting books

plus every crappy uber-popular paperback

Babbity Fri 10-Jul-09 18:30:04

The Lovely Bones

KingRolo Fri 10-Jul-09 18:30:39

James Herriot appears a lot round these parts

(his books that is... think he's actually dead).

smartiejake Fri 10-Jul-09 18:35:46

Lots of Maeve Binchy and Rosamund Pilcher

GentlyDoingIt Fri 10-Jul-09 18:46:06

What Not To Wear & You Are What You Eat

Greensleeves Fri 10-Jul-09 18:55:04

Rosamund Pilcher, Minette Walters, Jean Plaidy

yappybluedog Sat 11-Jul-09 00:28:27

The Accidental
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
anything by Kathy Lette
anything sold in Tesco
most things on R&J list

JesuslovesDubrovnik Sat 11-Jul-09 00:44:36

gina ford

Sparkler Sat 11-Jul-09 00:45:51


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