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Subject: Can I do this?
Date Posted: 6/9/2009 8:39 PM ET
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I have the first 3 books in a series and they are all WLed,can I post in the BB to see if anyone wants to get the three together and save me on shipping?

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Date Posted: 6/9/2009 8:42 PM ET
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I would say yes. But you can also post in the genre forum that the books are in. I've done it a few times in the mystery forum and also gotten some books that way.

Date Posted: 6/9/2009 8:46 PM ET
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I would recommend putting it in the Genre Forums WL threads first. The BB rules say that we are not supposed to offer WL books there.  When I asked the site through feedback about it, they said no you could not offer a WL book for credits there, unless they were boxed sets, but they don't seem to enforce it so I've seen it happening more lately. 

Date Posted: 6/9/2009 8:48 PM ET
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Another option is to FIFO the first book and offer the next ones to that person.  But I usually try the genre forums first.

Date Posted: 6/9/2009 8:50 PM ET
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Thanks ladies,now what genre would you put "The Argeneau Vampire" series in? I get confuesed with the multiple genre books.

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Date Posted: 6/9/2009 9:28 PM ET
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I had a boxed set of a trilogy (all 3 were WL books), and I just posted the first one, then sent a PM to the person who requested it, to see if they wanted the whole boxed set. At the time, I had her give me the extra credits, and promised not to spend them until she had received the books. Now that I've learned more, I guess I could have posted them directly to her WL.
Date Posted: 6/9/2009 9:47 PM ET
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Renee,

Post the books in the Paranormal forum "June 2009 WL books available" thread; it's a very active thread (people are constantly checking in on that thread, and the Argeneau Vamp series by Sands fits that forum). I posted and shipped in 12 hrs (my books were taken in 1 and 2 minutes).

 

Date Posted: 6/9/2009 9:59 PM ET
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Yeah, those should fly out of the Paranormal thread. I better go see if I have the first ones and watch for the offer :)

Date Posted: 6/10/2009 7:35 AM ET
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I have all of the books except the last one and I'm 3rd on the WL. fo it.I was going to wait until I had read all of them so someone could get the whole series at the same time Do you think that would be better?

Date Posted: 6/10/2009 7:40 AM ET
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Those are paranormal romance, so definitely the Paranormal forum.  Maybe the Love & Romance forum also.

Date Posted: 6/10/2009 10:59 AM ET
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I'd look to see how many were posted in the last week, and make a guesstimate on how fast you'd receive/read it. If it's a matter of a few weeks, I'd be tempted to wait, and post together. If you'd like/need credits, I'd post now; Either way, I think they'd fly.  I too, have a few series to post (need to read/finish first), and then it's off to the races (the  requestors are def. a funny bunch, and very kind to each other, ie cheering/congratulating each other on). If you're into Para, it's a great forum, as is L&R (another fun group:) 

Date Posted: 6/10/2009 11:35 AM ET
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Whenever I try to post multiple books in a series, no matter what I do, or how I post them, it seems I always end up with the books rolling over. They they all get mailed to separate addresses anyway.  :(  Now I just post them as soon as I'm done with them and don't bother trying to ferret out a multiple order.

Date Posted: 6/10/2009 1:00 PM ET
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Denise, that's why it can be helpful to post to the genre threads and let an active member request them from you.  Also you can add a preference to members requesting multiples or the entire set.  Another frequent request is for the requestor to have the book(s) on auto request...makes for quick shipping, and transactions that do not time out/roll over into seperate transactions :-)