Bargain Book Section, A Great Place To Look For Presents
Just because a book is labeled as a bargain book it doesn't mean that it will not be a good find for any personal library. The majority of bargain books are excess stocks that have not been fully sold out. These books then must be cleared so that newer stock that has been purchased can have their equal space on the shelves. Many times interesting unique books can be found amongst the more common books found. Looking through the Bargain books section of a bookstore is like looking for a hidden jewel amongst a plethora of ordinary media. This is not to say that most of the books in the bargain book section are run of the mill but one must take into consideration the old saying "one man's trash is another man's treasure."
Bargain books have become quite the trendy commodity in bookstores. The result of this is that some specialty books go straight to the bargain section where they are more likely to get more customers walking by them and viewing them than in the regular sections they would otherwise belong in. This means more money in the pockets of the bookstore. For example a book with Images of WW II is not necessarily a book that someone would purposely go to a bookstore for. However when shopping for holidays such as father's day. The book in question being displayed in the bargain book section may just catch the eye of that shopper and they may purchase it for a gift.
The bargain book section is a great place to look for presents for those people on the shopping list that have just about everything. Specialty books that have been displayed in the Bargain book section may give the average shopper an opportunity to purchase them for that hard to shop for loved one that is on their list.
The Bargain section of a bookstore is also a wonderful means for a new book that has been published by a certain author to be showcased. Many times it is much easier to find a book by a particular author in the bargain section than it is to find them on the shelves of the store.
So do not count out the bargain book section of the bookstore. There is much to be found there and contrary to popular belief it certainly is not tacky to be found browsing the shelves of that section.