Monday, March 23, 2015

A Few Tips for Selecting Books

Whether you are in search of books to read for yourself or a child or a loved one, you don’t have to spend a great deal of time or money in order to find the right books. Here are a few tips for you to use the next time you go book shopping.

Bookstore Selection

Choose bookstore that has a diverse offering of genres for you to choose from. Although many big name bookstores may carry more of the newly released and popular items, local bookstores that sell new and used books in Tennessee often have a much larger selection of books for you to choose from. The staff are often more knowledgeable about what is in stock and can provide you with assistance and suggestions to help you find the right book for anyone.

Book Covers

Don’t be fooled by the pretty or intriguing images on the book cover when making a selection. Book covers don’t always do the contents of a book justice. Always take a look at the first few pages and the summary before making a selection, so you have a better idea of what you are getting.


If you are shopping for someone that isn’t really into books or a youth, consider getting a book that belongs to a series. Series can capture their imagination ways that you could only dream of and fuel their passion for reading, which will help them to spread their wings and fly.


Sometimes the very thing that is lacking is motivation. Consider purchasing books that provide motivation or inspiration to someone when they are not at their best. Regardless of how much of the book they read, they will be able to gain value and a sense of contentment from the parts they have read.

Gift Cards

If after spending a little time in our bookstore, you don’t feel confident enough to make a selection for that special person in your life, you can’t go wrong with a gift card. With a gift card, they can visit our bookstore anytime they want, choose their own books and be thankful that you gave them the opportunity and the means to choose a few new or old books to read.

Visit the Book Attic in person, online or contact us by phone at (615)-859-7219 today.

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