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Duncan’s BookShelf Mystery Book Grab Bag Closeout Sale

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Duncan's BookShelf Mystery Book Grab Bag Closeout Sale


Thanks Sara for letting us know about this mystery box sale! Duncan’s Bookshelf is closing shop, and they are discounting all grab bags to clear out inventory.

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I’m a little bummed the YA box is already sold out – there still are some good options left though. Are you grabbing any grab bags?

Good to know – You can check out with PayPal!

Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

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  1. Duncan’s Bookshelf is no longer taking orders.
    Thanks to everyone for your patronage. We truly enjoyed selling bargain books and hope you all found something you like.

  2. Wow, things went really fast. I got a mini mystery/crime box – hopefully some things my brother will like. If not, I’m on a book swapping site and I can pass things along.

    • What book swapping site are you on? I’d love to join something like that.

      • It’s called PaperBackSwap. (Just add .com to the end.) I’m not as involved as I used to be, but I’ve gotten a lot of good books off my wish list, and I’ve gotten rid of books. They also have sister sites to swap CDs and DVDs.

  3. They were sold out of almost everything, but I got the Newsflesh trilogy for $10.72 with shipping, which is an amazing deal.

  4. I’ve only gotten one Horror box before and loved it. It was the mini one for $25 and I got 6 horror books because one was a trilogy. I ordered the mystery/crime one and thriller/suspense earlier today. It was $10 total shipping for both boxes, I still think it’s a great deal. Yes the books are older and yes some might be bargain books, but still well worth the price. Sad to see they’re closing shop.

  5. I want these but shipping is $9 to SD and that’s just a little ridiculous for media mail, it would be so much cheaper to go flat rate or priority for most of these. $40 for 12 books I might not like is too much of a risk. Or 8 for $30.

    • When I bought these boxes at $45 they shipped in medium flat rate priority boxes and basically one grab bag filled an entire box. They are really heavy so the $9 media mail might not be as bad as you think. I was happy with the four grab bags I bought at full price.

  6. Nearly everything is sold out. I put 4 items in my cart. 3 were sold out before I could checkout

  7. Any idea what’s in the boxes? I’m tempted.

    • I have already received four of these boxes and they had a great selection of books. I just ordered two more. They were well worth the money at $45 and so now they are a total bargain.

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