Last week, I discovered a post on BuzzFeed entitled 21 Things You Probably Shouldn't Buy at the Dollar Store. To summarize, it lists twenty-one items a consumer might want to reconsider purchasing at a store where everything is a dollar or less. In Southeast Missouri, a store like this is typically a Dollar Tree.
Some of the items made me snicker (a kitchen thing, really? and baby shober). However, one gave me pause: books. Yes, they sell books at the Dollar Tree. This
While I can't classify this novel as one of my favorites, it definitely was an entertaining read that I'll recommend to anyone who enjoys the genre and subject (YA, fantasy, mermaid, sisters). I'd never heard of the author, and would have never read this book had I not discovered it at the Dollar Tree. My literary life is definitely richer thanks to this find.
So . . . should consumers purchase books at a dollar store? Absolutely! It's one more source for discovering awesome literature. And you certainly can't beat the price!
Until the next post . . . keep smiling!