The Book Bandit (a.k.a, Me) is back (*evil laugh*) — I just made away with some major loot at the National Book Store Warehouse Sale, ongoing at the 4th floor of National Book Store Quezon Avenue.
I had actually been to the initial run of the Warehouse Sale in November, and I was worried I wouldn’t be able to go this time. But an opportunity opened up today because I had given a Book Blogging talk after lunch at St. Paul College, Parañaque and I had the rest of the afternoon free.
I had actually been to the initial run of the Warehouse Sale back in November, but I didn’t have the luxury of time as I squeezed the trip in between errand runs for our Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Party and the Filipino Reader Conference. But on my first run, I managed to clear a lot of stuff off both my party supplies list and my Christmas list, and hauled in these goodies:
I returned to the Warehouse Sale today to find that on top of the bargain prices, ALL BOOKS WERE MARKED DOWN AN EXTRA 50% OFF (further discounted at the counter). So, there I was, in a totally unplanned shopping frenzy:
My heaving bag of booty amazingly came out to just little over P600! And I am one happy bandit. With slightly dusty boots.
The sale runs until Sunday, and the crew’s constantly unpacking boxes (oh, the boxes!) and boxes of books. It’s magic.
P.S. Here’s a map in case you have trouble finding it (A marks the spot):