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Published September 24th 2012
Seekers of used books in mint condition your search ends now
Paperworx, a second hand book shop located in the pastoral suburb of Mill Park, is your answer to a treasure trove of all sorts of fiction and nonfiction titles that you've probably been waiting to get your hands on. Best selling used books in beautiful condition. And if you can't make it there in person, they also sell second hand print books online. This is definitely good news for booklovers in the northern suburbs.
If you're like me and recoil with fright at the price of new books in high end shops, you'll be delighted with this gem. If you are an ardent booklover who loves the feel of a bound or paperback volume in your hand rather than cold plastic or metal gizmo, you'll love what they have for you at Paperworx. Second hand books are no longer the dog eared, torn, misshapen victims of yore; they are the well-loved and cared for treasures that booklovers like you and I part with heavy hearts due to spring cleaning or simply running out of shelf space.
Step into their airy, sunlit shop located in the Stables Shopping Centre at Mill Park and you won't leave in a hurry. Flanked by trendy coffee shops and with plenty of free parking available, this bookshop is perfect for a lazy afternoon. The unhurried pace of the locals, the wide open spaces, and the uncluttered feel of this piece of suburbia make your trip worth your while.
Indeed the location is perfect for selling second hand books and Paperworx fits perfectly into the locale. Neatly arranged and catalogued rows of books await you. If you can't find what you're looking for, or have a specific title you've been hunting high and low for a while now, just ask Susie, the proud owner. Chances are they have it in storage and you can leave with your long-awaited prize and a satisfied smirk on your face. Of course, being a second hand book, the low price will be the cherry on top.
If you're located in other areas, not to worry, they have this fabulous online store where you can browse titles, enquire about titles you don't see in their catalogue, place orders in a very uncomplicated manner, and then just wait for your goodies to arrive by post. Paperworx has an amazing catalogue of over 70 categories of print books online ranging from Aboriginal Literature to Children's Books, World History and everything in between. It's available right at your fingertips where you can take your time to browse through and buy at your own pace.
The online bookstore is an old curiosity shop in its own right. Believe me, it's not just another online shop with miles of titles and messy navigation. They love their customers and are happy to show it. You can browse by category, check out definitions, and be bowled over by the interesting trivia they have for you. Ever wondered what Oscar Wilde sounds like? Click on their recording and be floored by the authentic voice of the great man of literature himself speaking from an age you've only probably heard about in your school days. Have you wondered why old books have that distinct smell? Here's your chance to find out why. Discover more curiosity killers as you browse for your favourite print books online. Here's to a happy ending to your used books' search.