Before the invention of the printing press, monks deftly inserted words of wisdom into prebaked fortune cookies to efficiently educate the masses through digestion. Obtain a stomach full of smarts with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of used adult and children's books at Camelot Books in Fountain Valley.
With more than 4,400 square feet securing as many as 100,000 used books, Camelot Books provides a plentitude of space to peruse its bevy of publications. A vast territory of texts await discovery with Camelot's wide range of volumes available in genres such as mystery, science fiction, western, and more. Customers can cross a fictional frontier of cliffhangers that include Thirsty Range ($6) and The Great Divide ($6), before finding themselves in the comforting arms of A Woman Betrayed ($5.50). Baby bookworms can browse Camelot's large collection of children's literature, which includes famous volumes such as Thumbelina ($3.50) and toddler treachery such as Don't Tell the Grown-Ups: Subversive Children's Literature ($5.50). Peruse the inventory online before sopping in to score a stack of books that’s handy for looking smart and helping reach a jetpack-equipped cat clinging to a ceiling fan.
- They have everything there and it's never too crowded with people (it's cluttered with books though!) and the employees are so friendly and helpful. – Marie F., Yelp
- I perused quickly which wound up to be two hours. That's kind of quick given the many, many, many shelves of books that are in the store and the many, many, many shelves of books that I purposely overlooked. – Thu D., Yelp
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