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Subject: BoB - Can I search by 2nd level genre?
Date Posted: 8/28/2009 9:09 PM ET
Member Since: 5/10/2005
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Is there a way I don't see to search BoB shelves by a second level genre?

I'm looking for RPG books, which are often in Science Fiction Fantasy->Gaming. 

I see how to search by SFF books, but I don't see how to narrow it to just the Gaming sub-genre.  SFF is simply way too broad and the search results are not useful in finding people with the RPG books. 

Date Posted: 8/28/2009 10:50 PM ET
Member Since: 2/23/2008
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You may have found this by now, but I just looked at it and you can search that way.  When you go to the Box-o-Books page, the first box is labeled "Search Box-o-Books Members."  Go to the area below that labeled "Browse by Genre" and it will let you choose a second level genre.

Date Posted: 8/29/2009 3:53 PM ET
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Ah-ha!  I was one box up, under (logically to me) searching boxer books.  I hadn't even noticed one could browse--and I would have expected just a list of books not of shelves.

I wonder why searching w/a genre does the same as browsing, except browsing has the extra feature of sub-genres?

Well, maybe I won't ask why too much, and just say thank you very much, that's what I was looking for!