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Subject: My bookshelf = entire used book store!
Date Posted: 7/26/2007 3:33 PM ET
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I live across the street from a used book store. I go there at least twice a week. I get deep discounts for being a contributer and a 'frequent flyer.'  I can't post the entire contents of the store here, but if you are looking for something particular, feel free to PM me and I will check if they have it, then list it and PM you to let you know it's in my bookshelf. Please make sure to specify if you need an exact ISBN or have a special condition like 'no ex-library books' or 'need large print.'

*this is a free service from someone who will take any excuse they can find to go hang out at the bookstore ;)

 *This store is arranged by genre, e.g. mysteries, romance, childrens, etc.  I am getting requests for books by authors I haven't heard of, so I don't know where to start looking. When requesting books from me, please let me know which genre I might start looking for that author in. Thanks, that will make things a little easier for me!

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Date Posted: 7/26/2007 3:43 PM ET
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I have been desperatly looking for two books to finish a series  I have.. If you wouldn't mind looking to see if they have them I would really really appreciate it a lot.. 


Craig Parshall

The last judgement

The missing witness

Any condition is fine as long as it is not to beat up and is readable.


thanks so much

carey A

Have a great day!!!!!


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Date Posted: 7/26/2007 4:09 PM ET
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Emily, I'm looking for the following:

The Free Lunch (ISBN-13: 9780312865245 - ISBN-10: 0312865244 ) by Spider Robinson.

Wish You Were Here (ISBN-13: 9781857236873 - ISBN-10: 1857236874 )by Tom Holt

I'm number one on the WL for these books under these ISBNs. but it looks like Wish You Were Here is only listed with the particular ISBN anyway.  The Free Lunch is listed under two and I'm number one for the hardback version/number 3 for the paperback, so if you find it in paperback, you'll get an order.  Postable per PBS guidelines is fine with me. FYI, if you find any Tom Holt and Robert Rankin books, grab them.  These two are a bit of a pain to find in the US.  I'm on the WL for a handful of books by these two, along with several other people, so it would be a good purchase on your part. :-)

Thanks for looking!


edited because one of the books I listed just came in!!

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Date Posted: 7/26/2007 4:39 PM ET
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i sent you a PM! thanks!

Date Posted: 7/26/2007 4:42 PM ET
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Looking for 2 books to finish Cooper's Corner Series by Harlequin. Both were pulbished in October 2002.

The Legend by Carla Daum or CJ Carmichael ISBN 978-0-373-6126-6

The Secret by Jane Porter ISBN 978-0-373-6126-7 or 978-0-373-61267-3

Having a hard time finding them and was hoping you could help.



Date Posted: 7/26/2007 6:19 PM ET
Member Since: 4/6/2006
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Emily, what a lovely thing to offer!  You have gained yourself much good Karma ;) 

How lucky are you anyway - living across from a book store - OMG!!  Can I put you on my "Buddy" list for future reference?

Cheers, Margaret

Date Posted: 7/26/2007 6:44 PM ET
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Date Posted: 7/26/2007 6:56 PM ET
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Emily, I am looking for anything by D.E. Stevenson. 

Thank you for checking!

Date Posted: 7/26/2007 7:51 PM ET
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Is there anything there from Jodi Picoult?

Date Posted: 7/26/2007 7:58 PM ET
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Emily, I am looking for:

"Tomorrow When the War Began" by John Marsden.
"Crunch Time" by Mariah Fredricks.

 Please no ex-Library books. (:

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Date Posted: 7/26/2007 8:02 PM ET
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What a nice offer. Anything from my wishlist. Especially cardmaking books.





Date Posted: 7/26/2007 8:38 PM ET
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Emily, I also put you on my Buddy List for future reference.  Many thanks.

Date Posted: 7/27/2007 2:04 AM ET
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Are there any childrens books there?  A lot of  used book stores do not have any kids books. If there are would you please send me a PM and I will send you a list or check my wishlist. I am number one on most of it. thanks JEan

Date Posted: 7/27/2007 4:21 AM ET
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This is random but sometimes UBS have these weird stuff. I need books on translating, I have tons on my WL but if you see anything else, let me know.

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Date Posted: 7/27/2007 7:23 AM ET
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Hi Emily,

 I am looking for any and all books in the Casca series by Barry Sadler. Don't you just LOVE the smell of bookstores???



Date Posted: 7/27/2007 7:49 AM ET
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Wow!!  I can't believe you'd do that for us!!  This is great...

I'm looking for:

Jen Holling:  My Shadow Warrior and My Devilish Scotsman ...  May be hard to find so thank you in advance!!!!

**edited to say**  The Destiny by Kathleen Givens ...

These are all I need to complete 2 series...

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Date Posted: 7/27/2007 9:47 AM ET
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Thank you so much for offering this! 

I am looking for:  Realm of the Wolf by David Falconer  - ISBN 1420892282.  Also Palamino - ISBN 0976466619 and Whipper Snappers - ISBN 141371272x by Richard Paul Tanos.

I prefer to have paperback and no ex-library.  I am #1 on the wish list for all of these books.

Date Posted: 7/27/2007 11:01 AM ET
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That is so nice of you.  I would love to be able to find these last 3 books for my mom:

I'll Be Right Back: Memories of Tv's Greatest Talk Show (Thorndike Press Large Print Biography Series)
Author: Mike Douglas

Author: Maxine Brown
Looking Back to See: A Country Music Memoir


The Tooth of Time: A Maxine and Strech Mystery
Author: Sue Henry

I am the only person wishing for the first 2 books, the last book I am #8 of 10.  Appreciate your help & have fun shopping!  Lucky you.

Date Posted: 7/27/2007 2:59 PM ET
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Emily, my youngest son just returned this week after backpacking for six weeks across Europe and Asia. I would love for him to read Neither Here Nor There by Bill Bryson. Perhaps a copy of this book is hidden somewhere in the recesses of the bookstore. Thanks SO much for looking!

Date Posted: 7/27/2007 5:04 PM ET
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Hi Emily,

I'm looking for Winter Garden by Adele Ashworth - it's a romance.

Thanks for looking!!!

Date Posted: 7/27/2007 6:55 PM ET
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Date Posted: 7/28/2007 5:29 PM ET
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Emily, one of the books I listed just came in, so I've updated my earlier post. 

Date Posted: 7/28/2007 5:42 PM ET
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Thanks Emily!

I am looking for any books by Anya Seton or Susan Carroll - historical fiction

Three Incestuous Sisters by Audrey Niffenegger - fiction

Kim; a gift from Vietnam by Frank W. Chinook - autobiography/nonfic - this one is from the 70s, out of print as far as I can tell, but may be you will have good luck : )

Date Posted: 7/29/2007 2:35 AM ET
Member Since: 7/9/2007
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Thanks for this offer Emily!  I am looking for the following books and I will take them anyway they come.

The Brief History of the Dead - Kevin Brockmeir

A Certain Slant of Light - Laura Whitcomb

Any of the Vampire Kisses books by Ellen Schreiber (I think there is 4 of them)

Thanks again!