Bye Bye BAM: The Silver Lining

Every cloud has a silver lining. I combed the ashes of the local Books-A-Million with dozens of bargain seekers looking for that lining. The store hadn’t had that many customers at one time since its opening. Stacks of pallets now occupy corners of the store and wait for the remains. I flipped through some interesting paperbacks on the promo isle, but they were $16 – $20+. For perspective, you can buy an ad-sponsored Kindle for about the price of five or six of those books. I did my share of parsing and settled on the two books above. Score one silver lining. RIP BAM.