If you happen to run a book shop, don't worry about sending the non-sellers back to the publisher for credit. Just turn them into decorative lighting to illuminate your store.
I couldn't say for sure if these books hanging from the ceiling of the café at McNally Jackson were once in the return bin, but they certainly make an eye catching, suspended library for this independent bookseller.
Always Frugal, Always Fabulous!
The Elegant Thrifter