Home or Public Library? Flea Marketer? Hardcover and Paperback Contemporary Fiction – Now, Purchase by the Box!

In an attempt to bring some semblance of order to the dozens of boxes of contemporary fiction we have in the shop – and want to get rid of – we started organizing those boxes.  At first, it was just to make sure that each box did contain just fiction, and then to sort them by type: hardcover, trade (oversized paperback), and mass market (the regular paperback size everyone is used to).

Then a thought came to mind… instead of trying to sell every last one of our contemporary fiction in a single large lot, why not sell them by the box?

So here’s what we’ve done (we aren’t finished yet, but will be soon)…

We’ve re-boxed all the contemporary fiction by type, and then counted the number of books in each box, and priced each box accordingly, per photos:

Hardcover contemporary fiction titles by the box are 20c per book.
Note: Specific authors in the hardcover contemporary fiction category are somewhat more expensive at 33c per book.  Those authors include James Patterson, Sue Grafton, Danielle Steele, James Clavell etc.
Trade paperback contemporary fiction by the box are 15c per book.
Mass market paperbacks by the box are 10c per book.
Note: These boxes may also include more classic fiction and other works e.g. Shakespeare and other earlier literature.

Each box is labeled with the number of books and its price.  This way, if all you’re interested in are the hardcovers, you can choose those.  Or if your budget is $50.00, you can buy whatever combination of boxes add up to $50.00.

A caveat:  the boxes are pre-priced and ready to go (or will be, soon).  When you buy a box, you buy it the way it is.  (Please, no moving books from one box to another.)

An additional deal:  If you buy 10 or more boxes, save 10% off the entire price.  If you buy ALL of the boxes, save 20% off the entire price.

Condition:  Most are in excellent, like new condition.  Some of the mass markets are dog-eared, but I’ve thrown out the worst ones.


All sales, after expenses, go to support The Grief Warrior Project, a suicide prevention drop-in center in development.  I’m also a volunteer for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP).   FMI: Linda, 207 / 740-2247.


NOTE:  Our 14,000 books, plus maps, sheet music and art will soon be available primarily on-line (with local delivery in the Auburn, Maine area available), while most of our vintage, antique and other inventory can be found at the Undercover Antique Mall in Oxford.  We are booth number 56. 

FMI:  https://heritagecollectiblesmaine.com/details-hours/ 

Thank you to everyone who has supported us since August of 2014!


In memory of my beloved husband John K Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016.

He loved our shops, especially the section we called Heritage Books, Maps & Ephemera – that was his baby.  Johnny was an avid reader, who loved the feel of real books in his hands… history was his forte, but in true Renaissance Man fashion, John knew a lot about a great many subjects.  He would often be so fascinated by a book he was reading that he would excitedly read aloud passages to me, so we could discuss the ideas contained therein.

He loved me like crazy, and oh how I loved him.

Follow our blog at https://warrior-project.org, in honor of my husband, and all others who have been lost to internal demons that in the end, overwhelmed them.

All of the profits after expenses from Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps will go to help fund The Grief Warrior Project, a suicide prevention drop-in and counseling center in the process of being developed.

(Please Note: The Grief Warrior Project is in no way intended to be reflective of, or piggy back off, Wounded Warriors which serves those military personnel wounded after September 11, 2001.  Like too many others, John was a warrior long before then.)

FMI: https://warrior-project.org

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