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Subject: Free Shipping...
Date Posted: 11/12/2008 5:59 PM ET
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at Bookcloseouts.com til the end of the year with a $35 or more purchase  :)

Date Posted: 11/12/2008 10:23 PM ET
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Well, despite the fact I'm trying to save money I just spent $75.  But got 14 books, mostly hardcover!  I got my buddy covered for the swap, too!  All the books, but one, I got for myself were wishlisted books here!  Hopefully in the next decade I can get them read and pass them along!

Date Posted: 11/12/2008 11:04 PM ET
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Michele, tell us, tell us.  What did you get?  I've just spent the last 2 hours going thru the historical fiction, so far I have 3 in my cart.

Date Posted: 11/13/2008 1:55 PM ET
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Michelle, I'm not sure if I should hug you or curse you--I just found 14 books that were on my WL there!!!!  Spent more money than I should have, but it's 14 WL books!!!

Date Posted: 11/13/2008 5:31 PM ET
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I am not even going to go look. I will not look. I will NOT look. I WILL not look.

Date Posted: 11/13/2008 8:01 PM ET
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Mkay, I got 2 books for the my secret santa swap here plus

Sovereign Ladies--Maureen  Waller (wishlisted)

The sea Kingdoms--Alistair Moffat (wishlisted)

Curious Scotland--George Rosie (wishlisted)

Eleanor Vs Ike--Robin Gerber (wishlisted)

Henry VIII's Last Victim--Jessie Childs (wishlisted)

Light This Candle --Neal Thompson (bio of Alan Shepard, also on my wl)

St Patrick of Ireland--Philip Freeman

The Philosopher and the Druids: A Journey Among the Celts--Philip Freeman (wishlisted)

The Last Knight--Norman Cantor

The Temple Dancer--John Speed (wishlisted)

Who Murdered Chaucer: A Medieval Mystery--Terry Jones

The Year of Living Biblically--AJ Jacobs (just recently wishlisted)

Wow, one fiction (historical) in the whole bunch!  I spent a couple hours on there and didn't even get to the general fiction or mystery stuff, my eyes were going buggy and I needed to stop otherwise I'd have bought more!

Date Posted: 11/14/2008 11:37 PM ET
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I told myself I wasn't going to order anything but its such a good deal so I got:

To the Tower Born by Robin Maxwell

The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B, The Last Great Dance on Earth and Tales of Passion Tales of Woe by Sandra Gulland

and 2 books for the secret santa swap.

My hubby is going to kill me when the box gets here!