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Subject: my bookshelf
Date Posted: 7/12/2010 12:56 AM ET
Member Since: 5/9/2010
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I just re-posted a book to my bookshelf and discovered something interesting.  After it was posted, I clicked on the title and saw that it was listed as for sale for $ + 1 credit.  I know that when I originally chose the book, it was a swap not a purchase.  Does anyone have an idea on what might be going on?

After going through my whole bookshelf, there is the only 1 book that this has happened to.



Last Edited on: 7/12/10 1:01 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 7/12/2010 1:14 AM ET
Member Since: 12/9/2007
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Usually there is a button to order the title from Amazon.  But if that title and ISBN are in the PBS Book Market then that replaces the Order from Amazon button.

Ruth

Date Posted: 7/12/2010 8:09 AM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2005
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That probably means it's available for sale (new book) in the PBS Market--which is a relatively new feature. Sometimes people don't want to wait for wishlisted books or want to assure they get a clean, new copy, so this tells them, when clicking on book details, that it is available in the PBS Market.

Members can still order it from you for the usual 1 credit should they want to, so it doesn't have anything to do with the copy you posted at all.

Cheryl