Jeb and I are both major bookworms who always look forward to the Half Price Books 20% off sales as if they were on par with Christmas. So we are already making our lists for the next incarnation of the big sale, which is running this weekend (May21-25). Jeb is especially excited, due to the alignment of the sale with his birthday.

Another reason I’d urge you to take advantage of the sale this weekend: buying display books. Books can be great accessories for styling your space and reflecting your personal interests. Some of my favorites that suit this purpose:

While we’re on the subject, here are some books I’ve bought whose covers were partly what lured me in…

This book’s appeal is difficult to see in a photo, but page 1 starts on the front cover, in debossed type. Supercool.