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Subject: Eat Pray Love on WL need question answered
Date Posted: 6/23/2009 6:02 PM ET
Member Since: 6/14/2009
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I have a book that 8 people have on their WL.  It is a paperback, not mass market, but the ISBN is different. Even the cover pic is the same. Is there anyway to get this book noticed. It has never been read and is not my taste. Eat Pray Love is too cerebral for my pregnant brain LOL

Date Posted: 6/23/2009 6:05 PM ET
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The system sends out emails  to the wishers that a similar book has been posted. Some only want the one they wished for though. You can also advertise it in your signature and/or go to the Book Bazaar Forum and post there that you have a WL book by a different ISBN.

eta: it looks to me like most of the WL versions are either Hard Cover or Audio. Usually the wishers of those versions only want those. The copy you have shows over 400 copies available in the system. Never hurts to advertise though! I saw someone doing similar advertising on a book with over 600 copies in the system recently, and it looked like someone ordered it from her.

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Date Posted: 6/23/2009 6:20 PM ET
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Date Posted: 6/23/2009 6:25 PM ET
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Jacqueline, if you add a book to your reminder list you can see how many are available.
Date Posted: 6/23/2009 6:41 PM ET
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Thanks! It has 8 people wishing for a paperback with the same cover so I will keep hoping :)

Date Posted: 6/24/2009 1:16 PM ET
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you can also tag the WL version with a tag that says "see ISBN XXXXXXX" - that might work too

Date Posted: 6/24/2009 1:40 PM ET
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There's usually a thread in the Book Bazaar listing wishlist books with different ISBNs... Here's the one for June: http://www.paperbackswap.com/forum/topic.php?t=166829

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Date Posted: 6/24/2009 5:43 PM ET
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That's a great link.  I've posted books there and had them snapped up.