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Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops by Jen Campbell
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Mar 28, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: non-fiction, humour, 2012

I have to say this was such a joy to read; as a book lover I really appreciated all the weird things customers say in bookstores. I would love to be a bookseller for many reasons but to experience this kind of silliness would really make my day. Well worth a read. You will get some great laughs from these customers with ones like;

“Do you have this children’s book I’ve heard about? It’s supposed to be very good. It’s called Lionel Richie and the Wardrobe.”

“Do you stock Nigella Lawson under ‘Sex’ or ‘Cookery’?”

“Is this book edible?”

“Did Anne Frank ever write a sequel - I really enjoyed her first book?”

Plus many, many more.
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Reading Progress

March 28, 2012 – Shelved
May 16, 2012 – Shelved as: non-fiction
May 16, 2012 – Shelved as: humour
May 16, 2012 – Shelved as: 2012
May 17, 2012 – Started Reading
May 17, 2012 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Mish (new)

Mish This sounds like a fun book to read


Tfitoby so did you order this one or buy from a local shop or what? I'm going to need to buy several I think.


Michael I couldn't wait, got the kindle version


Tfitoby ordered one from bookdepository to start with. it'll be fun to read about my life in somebody elses book.


Michael It's well worth reading through


message 6: by Jen (new)

Jen Campbell Hi guys, if you'd like to order a signed copy of the book from our bookshop in England, we can post to anywhere. If you're interested, drop me an email at jenvcampbell at gmail dot com. x


message 7: by Mish (new)

Mish Hi Jen, thanks for letting us know. I'll drop you an email soon :)


message 8: by Paras (new)

Paras Allana seems interesing


message 9: by Mish (new)

Mish Haha! Lionel Richie and the Wardrobe
That is hilarious - I nearly choked on my sandwich


Sally906 just ordered this as part of my quarterly Book Depository Splurge - loved your review :)


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