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#bookaday Day 8: Best Bookshop Find

Sovereign - C.J. Sansom

Many of you have probably heard of Better World Books. They sell used books online and the proceeds benefit literacy related charities. I happen to live near their distribution center which will occasionally hold a box sale. That's right. An entire box of books for $10.


That is how I discovered CJ Sansom. I had not heard of this author, but I obviously recognized the villain on this cover! I grabbed this and about 20 other books, making the cost of my first Matthew Shardlake novel less than 50 cents. 


This is one of those cases when I don't even mind the fact that I later discovered that I would have to purchase prequels to go along with a bargain find.  :-D