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Subject: Giftable Books for Christmas or any other occasion
Date Posted: 10/29/2008 4:38 PM ET
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The last giftable post was like 6 pages long and I hate being at the end of such a long list so I'm starting a new one, any one else can post their giftable books along with mine here also, be sure to come to edit and cross them off as they get requested.

I have many books on my shelf that I consider giftable. They have each been read no more than once, have no spine creases, appear brand new and have what I consider to be only mild shelf wear (if any), unless noted:

Charm School - Susan Wiggs - paperback

The Horsemasters Daughter - susan wiggs - paperback


Seduction of a Proper Gentleman - Victoria Alexander - paperback (brand new never read!)


Never Lie to a Lady - Liz Carlyle - paperback


The Devil Who Tamed Her - Johanna Lindsey - paperback


Never Deceive a Duke - Liz Carlyle - paperback


Dark Rival - Brenda Joyce - paperback (Brand new never read!


The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever - Julia Quinn - paperback

the book of scandal - Julia London

The wedding challenge - Candace Camp

the davinci code - dan brown - paperback

to distraction - stephanie laurens - paperback

A ladys secret - Jo Beverly

A lady of his own - stephanie laurens - paperback

a dangerous love - brenda joyce

the englisher - beverly lewis - paperback

Queenmaker: A novel of King Davids Queen - India Edgehill

A Good Yarn - Debbie Macomber

The other boleyn girl - philippa gregory (this one has a black mark along the bottom of the pages, like someone just dragged a marker across the bottom of the book, visible from the outside, bottom of the book, not on the inside of the pages, the book is in otherwise like new condition.)

Maximum Ride 3 - Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports - James Patterson (this book has a very small tear in the front cover but in otherwise excellent giftable condition)

These books are like new and in very giftable condition. Let me know if there's anything there that interests you.

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Date Posted: 10/29/2008 5:21 PM ET
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These books are in mint condition and worthy of being given as a gift

Crazy about My Dog: 'Cause My K-9's a 10! :: Mark K. Gilroy ISBN-13: 9781586608569 - ISBN-10: 1586608568

Everything On the Table: Plain Talk about Food and Wine :: Colman Andrews ISBN-13: 9780553090215 - ISBN-10: 0553090216

2 Million Years of the Food Industry :: Nestle ISBN-13: 156026 - ISBN-10:

Nobody Knows :: Mary Jane Clark ISBN-13: 9780312288662 - ISBN-10: 0312288662  (may be BCE but in new condition)

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Date Posted: 10/29/2008 5:56 PM ET
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I've got 19 Sweet Valley High books for the YA in your life - a tiny bit yellowed from age but otherwise in great condition!  3 for 1 or  all 19 books for 4 credits.

Date Posted: 10/29/2008 7:59 PM ET
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a few more

The Blood Girls :: Meira Cook
ISBN-13: 9780879519452

The Long Gray Line; My Turn; A Place for Us; Funny Business :: Rick Atkinson, Nancy Reagan, Nicholas Gage, Gary Katzenstein
ISBN-13: 94136  (didn't come with a DJ but cover looks nice, it is a Reader's Digest book)

The Commanders :: Bob Woodward
ISBN-13: 9780671413675

The Alibi Man :: Tami Hoag
ISBN-13: 9780553802016

Date Posted: 11/3/2008 10:27 PM ET
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Date Posted: 11/4/2008 7:59 AM ET
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Check out my shelf.......99% of my hard backs are brand new and very giftable.  Most of my paperbacks are in excellent condition.  PM me before you order if you want to double check the condition.




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Date Posted: 11/13/2008 6:10 PM ET
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I just added a brand new, unread HB copy of Nature Girl by Carl Hiaasen to my shelf.

eta- I also have two Love Inspired Historicals that are brand new and unread on my shelf.  The Bounty Hunter's Bride (Steeple Hill Love Inspired Historical #8) :: Victoria Bylin ISBN-13: 9780373827886 - ISBN-10: 0373827881 and Seaside Cinderella (Love Inspired Historical) :: Anna Schmidt ISBN-13: 9780373827923 - ISBN-10: 037382792X

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Date Posted: 11/14/2008 8:47 AM ET
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This is a good start, these are new never read. I will peer at my shelf and add more over the weekend.

1453 : The Holy War for Constantinople and the Clash of Islam and the West :: Roger Crowley

The Best Hand I Ever Played : 52 Winning Poker Lessons from the World's Greatest Players :: Steve Rosenbloom

Dirty Jokes and Beer :: Drew Carey

A Fractured Mind: My Life with Multiple Personality Disorder :: Robert B. Oxnam

My Life as Emperor : A Novel :: Su Tong

Writing From the Heart :: Nancy Slonim Aronie

The White Rose : A Novel :: Jean Hanff Korelitz

No Man's Land : A Novel :: Duong Thu Huong

Organize Your Office! Simple Routines for Managing Your Workspace (Revised and Updated) :: Ronni Eisenberg

Spike Mike Reloaded : A Guided Tour Across a Decade of American Independent Cinema :: John Pierson

Edited to add...

I have several copies of all of the above books. (a couple are WL) but I have enough to send to all on the list and a few to spare. If it is not on the shelf, PM me or WL it and I will get a copy out to you.

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Date Posted: 11/15/2008 10:03 PM ET
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I have a lot of books on my shelf that are in new/like new giftable condition (34 titles, mostly mysteries), most of them were read once or are brand new as it was an accidental duplicate purchase. I've listed a few titles, if anyone has a question about another book on my list, please PM me and I'll let you know the condition.

Do No Harm by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz - signed

The Judgas Judge by Michael McGarrity  - signed

Under the Color of the Law by Michael McGarrity - signed

Edge of Glory by Christine Brennan

Frontier Courtship by Valerie Hansen

Killer Instinct by Joseph Finder

Sugar Skull by Denise Hamilton

Star Struck Dead by Sheila York

Enchanter by Sara Douglas

No is No, Si is Yes

The Craft of Christian Teaching by Israel Galindo

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Date Posted: 11/16/2008 4:15 AM ET
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I have the following hardcover books on my shelf that are mint and giftable.

The Beach House:   James Patterson

The Collectors:  David Baldacci

Cross:  James Patterson

A Deadly Game:  Catherine Crier

Hello Darkness:  Sandra Brown

Impossible:  Danielle Steele

Mind Prey:  John Sanford

Prior Bad Acts:  Tami Hoag

Two Little Girls In Blue:  Mary Higgins Clark

Velocity:  Dean Koontz

Wade:  Jennifer Blake

Wild Fire:  Nelson DeMille


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Date Posted: 11/18/2008 12:35 PM ET
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Ok, third time trying to post this will hopefully be the charm...

Audiobook on cassette, brand new, still in original plastic:

Living the 7 Habits: Applications and Insights - Stephen R. Covey



Tales from the Arabian Nights - Retold by Gregory C. Aaron, Illustrated by Edmund Dulac ***This is a mini-book.  Great for a stocking-stuffer!  If you see something else on my shelf that you would like, I will throw this one in for free.

Amnesiascope - Steve Erickson

Wilderness: A Novel - Dennis Danvers


Wirebound hardback (It has a spiral notebook style binding, but the binding is covered by a hardback cover.)

Spa: refreshing rituals for body and soul - Leslie Wolski  ***This is a gift book published by The Body Shop.  Great to include as part of a gift basket. 



Slam - Lewis Shiner

The Memory Keeper's Daughter - Kim Edwards

*Wear Clean Underwear: Business Wisdom from Mom, Timeless advice from the ultimate CEO - Rhonda Abrams

*The Year of Fog - Michelle Redmond

Right Wing, Wrong Bird: Why the Tactics of the Religious Right Won't Fly with Most Christian Conservatives - Joel C. Hunter


Books with a * in front of them are great books that I almost kept to read again.  Highly recommended.


I may add some romance novels later.  I have a whole box on my shelf here that I never read, but I don't remember if they are just postable or actually giftable quality.


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Subject: Just posted 70 more books!
Date Posted: 11/18/2008 2:11 PM ET
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About 2/3 of my books are giftable-search my shelf and let me know what you are interested in and I will give you the condition of the book.  I have too many giftables to list!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Date Posted: 11/19/2008 10:11 PM ET
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These books on my bookshelf would be giftable:

Deck the Halls by Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark

Mr Boston Official Bartender Guide for wantanbe bartenders

Ten Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Went Out into THe World by Maria Shriver

Date Posted: 11/22/2008 9:03 PM ET
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This book was read once, DJ in great condition

Wild Fire (John Corey, Bk 4) :: Nelson DeMille
ISBN-13: 9780446579674 - ISBN-10: 044657967X

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Subject: junie b. jones giftable
Date Posted: 11/23/2008 4:25 PM ET
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Never read giftable quality.  Order 2 and I will ship the third for free. 

Junie B. Jones is a Party Animal  067988663x

Junie B. Jones First Grader (At Last)  0375815163

Junie B. Jones is Captain Field Day  0375802916

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Date Posted: 11/25/2008 9:28 AM ET
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LOTS OF BRAND NEW ITEMS HERE FOR KIDS & OTHERS! Order any 2 items here or from my book list and choose a Freebie from the list below marked FREEBIES

 I have these BRAND New  Items on my Booklist:  ( These offers not good for BOXER Book Orders )

Adventures in Odyssey Activity Pack-Family Vacation- Cassette and 2 booklets- new in package- 2 credits

Adventures in Odyssey Activity Pack-I Want My B-TV- Cassette and 2 booklets- new in package- 2 credits

Adventures in Odyssey Actitvity Pack-The Cross of Cortes- Cassette and 2 booklets- new in package- 2 credits

Adventures in Odyssey Activity Pack- Harlow Doyle Mystery Files- Cassette and 2 booklets, new in package- 2 credits

(3) Princes and Frogs (Card Game) for girls- where you pick your Dream Guy, New Sealed in package- on my bookshelf

(1) Mandie, My Date book, A Keepsake book of Special Days- a diary/ or journal with old fashioned cute pictures on the pages


NEW Running Press New  Book Kits in little boxes- Brand New- Sealed- Make Great Stocking Stuffers:

(1) Snowman in a Box- cute kit with items and booklet to make a mini snowman!!

 (TAKEN)(1) Betty Crocker Pie Kit- 32 page booklet with recipes- cherry-pumpkin-apple, and a ceramic "chicken" pie vent to ensure no messy overspills

(TAKEN)(1) Labrador Outdoors Mosquito Repellant candle and usuage manual,

(1)Schindlers List, A paperback book new sealed in plastic- never opened- mint- I will post if someone is interested


BRAND NEW AUDIO BOOKS-MINT- FACTORY SEALED- ( I can offer these for 1 credit each if you Buddy me the credit- they are usually 2)

(1) The Legend of Bagger Vance- Golf story- audio cassette

(1) Old Friends- Tracy Kidder- An eloquent deeply moving look at growing old by 2 men in a retirement home

(1) No Finish Line, My Life as I See It,  Marla Runyan, First Legally Blind Athlete to compete in the Olympic Games


FREEBIES:  Get one of these free with order of any 2 items from here or  my book list:  ( First come - First Serve- PM me to see if still available)

(1)Its a Wonderful LIfe VHS- Christmas classic movie with Jimmy Stewart- Donna Reed- new factory sealed

(TAKEN) (1)Field of Dreams- VHS- Kevin Kostner- kit movie about baseball- new factory sealed

(1)Top Gun VHS, with Tom Cruise and Kelly McGillis- new- factory sealed

(1) Shag, the Movie VHS, teen 50's like movie with Phoebe Cates/Bridget Fonda- new, factory sealed

(1) Chicago Bulls, Untouchabulls- 1991-1992 Championship season- 1993 Edition-Michael Jordan/ Bulls greats! brand new- sealed

(1)Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon VHS- winner of 4 Academy Award- brand new sealed

(2) Shirley Temple Biography- VHS- A&E Award Winning Series- brand new sealed

(TAKEN)(1) Single DVD- Ronald Reagan- This Is The Army- new- factory sealed- color

 (1) Like New Barbie- Swan Lake DVD in original case- not sealed but nice

(1) Red Skelton Christmas Show- VHS not sealed but nice

(1)  Litlte House on the Prarie- Christmas at Plum Creek VHS- Like New- not sealed

(1)The Donut Man with Duncan and the Donut Repair Club- The Best Present of All- Christmas VHS- not new but nice

(1) The Gingham Dog and the Calico Cat- VHS Rabbit Ears brand, told by Amy Grant, Music Chet Atkins, animated

(1) Kids Cooking- cute hard cover book by Liz Franklin- color  smaller cookbook for kids, great recipes, nice photos throughout- nice condition

(1) Paul McCartney Special VHS- 1986, Has his photo with a red bow

I also posted 2 Lynn Gordon decks of cards- "52 Things" ones that are in great condition but not new and sealed- 52 Things Friendship one and also 52 Things to Do to Make  A Difference- would make nice stocking stuffers even if not sealed!


Appreciate multiple orders to save on postage- I will cross out items taken

 PM me with your order and if you order 2 items pick a freebie- and I will let you know if it is still available.



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I added some new freebies- videos- many brand new sealed ones- if you order 2 items from my  list- you get to pick from my Freebies list. PM me a message to see if I have the freebies you want still- I will attempt to cross of the Taken ones. See post just above this one. Thanks!

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The Aluminum Christmas Tree by Thomas J. Davis;  ISBN  1401601898,  hardback with intact bookjacket.   This book is an endearing Christmas story, especially for those of us that remember those shiny aluminum trees,   Sears Roebuck Christmas catalogs, etc.   The book is in excellent condition suitable for gift giving......

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I Feel Bad about My Neck and Other Thoughts on Being a Woman  by  Nora Ephron

The True and Outstanding Adventures of the Hunt Sisters  by Elisabeth Robinson

Brookland by Emily Barton (currently on wish list hold)


free unpostables with order:  Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette by Sena Jeter NaslundReservation Road by John Burnham Schwartz


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