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Subject: Bookcloseouts.com HUGE SALE
Date Posted: 6/5/2009 7:19 PM ET
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Hello Everyone, I just thought I would drop by and tell you that my favorite website to buy books on is having a huge sale. There are 1500 books for 1.99 (each) ;) Here's the website: http://www.bookcloseouts.com Have fun!!
Date Posted: 6/5/2009 10:39 PM ET
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Oh crap. Thanks a LOT, Somer! :-D

Cheryl

Date Posted: 6/7/2009 6:57 PM ET
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Darn I knew I should have stayed off the forums today.

Date Posted: 6/7/2009 9:16 PM ET
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I think if I bought any more books hubby would kill me!  so I'm not even going to look......not that I'm not tempted!

Date Posted: 6/9/2009 7:57 AM ET
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I shouldn't have...but they had two books that I've been #1 on the WL what seems like ForEVER (at least a year) and that I really wanted, so I ordered those plus a few others off my WL too. Some of them only had 1 copy available so I'm not going to remove them from my WL until I make sure they actually sent them--someone else might've been ordering right at the same time and nabbed them first, that's happened to me before.

Of course, none of the books I ordered was in the $1.99 sale. LOL (I did look, but it was mostly junk, IMO.)

Cheryl

Date Posted: 6/11/2009 6:53 PM ET
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Okay, now I'm talking to myself. LOL Bookcloseouts shipped my order today so my wishlist just shrunk a chunk--I've got under 190 books on there for the first time in ages--time to find replacements! What I have coming is:

  • The Black Dove by Steven Hockensmith (Holmes on the Range mystery #3--I had both HC and PB of this WL'd, one of them at #1)
  • The Calling by Inger Ash Wolfe (added fairly recently, sounds interesting and was aways back in line)
  • Dancing With Demons by Peter Tremayne (another one I had two versions wishlisted, with one version at #1 but on there for eons)
  • In the Dark by Mark Billingham (a non-series book by one of my favorite British authors)
  • The Fourth Watcher By Tim Halinan (a book I just recently added to my WL, a mystery set in Bangkok)
  • The Moneylender of Toulouse by Alan Gordon (which I've been #1 on the WL for since I wishlisted it a couple of years ago--I'm collecting this series--The Fools Guild medieval series--so was happy to find a hardcover version)

Weeeeeee! Just what I need, more TBR books! LOL

Cheryl

Date Posted: 6/12/2009 10:33 AM ET
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I looked at the sale stuff but nothing really rocked my world so I didn't order anything.  I did get a free shipping offer from Amazon a week or so ago so I went ahead and ordered the last two Julie Collins books by Lori C. Armstrong.  It took 13 months to get the second book in the series and I'm at 12 or so (I think) for the last two so I said, "Thuck it!  I'm buyin' 'em!" :)  They arrived yesterday.  I also picked up two of Alice Kimberly's "The Ghost and the..." series.  Very fluffy but I enjoy them and one was free.  Yeehaw!

Cheryl, I have had the first Steven Hockensmith on my WL FOREVER.  Is it worth the wait?  Should I just find a copy to buy somewhere and rejuvenate the supply here?

Date Posted: 6/14/2009 10:26 AM ET
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wow, my WL is small...but then that is because my TBR is so large that I am only WL'd those books that I really really want and can't get from the library.

now my reminder list is huge!  lord help me if they ever merge the 2

Date Posted: 6/14/2009 11:55 PM ET
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LeeAnne, I really like the Hockensmith series. I'm not a fan of "westerns" but these are great. I will probably read The Black Dove before too long. I know that Bookcloseouts usually has several versions of Holmes on the Range and the second one, On the Wrong Track, when I've looked before.

Cheryl

Date Posted: 6/23/2009 7:26 PM ET
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I just wanted to bump this up with a comment about Bookc loseouts. They are great!! One of the books I got for my Keeper shelf, The Moneylender of Toulouse, was listed as a "scratch & dent" book. They sometimes have a few tears or are banged up a bit, but are discounted even more than usual. I picked this one up for $3.49 for the hardcover. When I unpacked my books today, I picked the book up and had to actually hunt to find the "scratch & dent." There was one tiny rip in the dust jacket on the very bottom of the spine with a tiny ding in the actual book itself. Not at all visible. Not that I minded--it's for my keeper shelf, not for trading anyway--but I have found this before too, that their definition of "scratch and dent" is really different from mine. I can almost never find the problem! Oh, and an added surprise--this one is a signed copy, too! Sweeeeeeeeet. :)

Cheryl (who won't mention that Bookcloseouts has another big sale for June, 50% off their already low prices on over 6500 titles...I'm not looking!)