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Subject: Books with many copies in the system
Date Posted: 2/28/2012 12:19 PM ET
Member Since: 12/12/2011
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Is there anyway to know where your book is in line to be sent out? Is there anyway to know how many of a book have been selected in a time frame? I have some books that have several hundred copies already in the system and if they aren't moving I'd rather just donate them and get them out of the house. Thanks!!

Date Posted: 2/28/2012 12:23 PM ET
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Is there anyway to know where your book is in line to be sent out?

Nope. The most you coudl know is how many copies there were in the system when you posted yours.

Is there anyway to know how many of a book have been selected in a time frame?

Nope.

I have some books that have several hundred copies already in the system and if they aren't moving I'd rather just donate them and get them out of the house. Thanks!!

If you were hoping to get rid of some of them thru PBS, you might try offering a deal in the Book Bazaar. Read some of the posts so you can get a feel for how the offers and the process works. At least, you might get some credits for them, and if you make a deal for more than one credit, you generally won't spend much more on postage costs either. (Offer your books 5 for 2 credits, for example, instead of 3 for 1 credit).

Date Posted: 2/28/2012 6:26 PM ET
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Thanks for the information!! I am offering a 2 for 1 in the Book Bazaar. I don't have a ton of books on my book shelf at the moment.