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Subject: Book Passport
Date Posted: 4/25/2014 3:11 PM ET
Member Since: 4/6/2008
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This was in the Newswire.. Question is..Where?  I have looked at several books in my bookshelf and TBR list.  I can't find it anywhere.

If members reposting books will do so from their TBR Piles or their Bookshelves (using the Post button at the top of those lists), the travel history of the books will be preserved in the Book Passport. It really can be amazing how many lives a book can have in the club - how far it can travel and how many readers it can delight!

 

Date Posted: 4/25/2014 3:21 PM ET
Member Since: 8/26/2006
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Go to your transaction archive (accessed from your My Account menu) and find a book you've received from another member.  You'll see a little blue footprint with a red circle around it.

Date Posted: 4/25/2014 3:30 PM ET
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Oh,next to the ISBN-10 #.  Thank you.  I looked all over for the red circle and finally saw it.

Date Posted: 4/25/2014 3:45 PM ET
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Another question..If you post a book to someone's wishlist does it show the footprint?

Date Posted: 4/25/2014 4:16 PM ET
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It should.  I think even the mail to a friend option preserves the passport.

Date Posted: 4/25/2014 4:20 PM ET
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Ok, thank you.

Date Posted: 4/25/2014 4:36 PM ET
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I use it often, the mail to a friend feature preserves the passport.

Date Posted: 4/25/2014 5:31 PM ET
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That's good to know.  

Date Posted: 4/26/2014 11:25 AM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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One of my issues lately is not having the "post" button available after I've read a book.....maybe I'm doing things in the wrong order or taking too long? I usually go to my TBR list and give the star rating and click "BIR" to move it to that list.  Then I will add tags and sometimes write a review. 

But the past 2 months I've not found the "post" option available all the time......what should I do to insure the book gets tracked via its passport?



Last Edited on: 4/26/14 11:27 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 4/27/2014 5:14 AM ET
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Jeanne, I don't know if this is your issue, but for some reason recently I haven't been able to post any books with Internet Explorer.  I have to open Firefox to do it.  It's worth a shot to see if the post button appears with a different browser.

Date Posted: 4/27/2014 10:37 AM ET
Member Since: 5/4/2009
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go to my TBR list and give the star rating and click "BIR" to move it to that list

You don't have to click "BIR" if you rate the book; it automatically adds rated books to BIR.

Date Posted: 4/28/2014 3:02 PM ET
Member Since: 5/21/2008
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Hunh; thanks, Sarah.  I'll have to try that.  I always rate a book and then click on the "BIR" button and it gives me an error message that I have to rate the book first.  When I finish the book I'm on I'll just rate it and go!