Hello everyone! Yesterday I went to a Scholastic warehouse sale with my aunt. To be admitted to a warehouse sale you have to be some kind of school personnel, which is weird because when I signed up for one this past May you could sign up to go as a student. However, student was taken off of those options this time. "School volunteer" was an option when signing up which I guess I am since I volunteer at my college sometimes so that counts, right? But I didn't want to be breaking any rules (not that they check any IDs) so I just went along with my aunt who works at a school. When you sign up for a warehouse sale, you get a $10 off of $50 coupon and a $25 off of $100 coupon so it really is just a huge incentive to buy more because the books are so darn cheap.
Then when you get there, you are also very excited because books are everywhere so duh! This one was set up a little bit differently than the last one I went to. This one was in the actual warehouse, where the other one was in a conference center type thing. Looking back, the one in the conference center actually had more books that I wanted but I wasn't willing to spend the money the then. They had some hardcover Harry Potters and a lot of new releases. This one didn't have a designated Young Adult section, and the books were scuffed. You really had to dig to find a book that wasn't. The good thing about this sale was the build-a-box section. The build-a-box is a section where you get a box and fill it with whatever books will fit and the whole box is $24.95. This section of build-a-box actually had some really good choices of books. I didn't do the build-a-box option at the conference center because there was a really small selection and it wouldn't have been worth it for me to fill a box with the small amount of books I liked in that section.
Here is a picture of the sale:
My haul ended up being just around $60, which I think is pretty good for the amount of books I got. I got a present for my cousin. I also got two of the books in the Matched trilogy, I just obviously need to get the first one yet lol. The Zodiac Legacy by Stan Lee was in the build-a-box section which I was really surprised with because that is a newer book. The only books that weren't in the build-a-box were: Hollow City, Grave Mercy, All the Wrong Questions, Wuthering Heights, Son, Cress, and Reached.
There is probably a warehouse sale near you as well, just check out the website! They usually have one in the summer and in the winter - so keep your eyes peeled. :)