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Subject: Good for now - Thanks everyone so much!
Date Posted: 1/19/2012 3:21 AM ET
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I had posted this over in the Random Acts of Kindness section but someone suggested that I should post it here to get some more responses:

I am posting this for my mothers' boyfriends disabled mom, in December her home went up in flames and she lost everything, the house burnt down to the ground and her pets didn't make it out. :( Luckily she suffered no physical injuries, but she is under extreme stress and anxiety and very depressed because of what happened. Since the fire she has been staying with us. My family is a very low income family and we are struggling as it is, I can't afford to buy any credits nor send out any books from my bookshelf but I would like to try to replace some books she lost in the fire with the few credits I have left, I only have 3 credits but was hoping I could get some really great deals on some books for her? I would greatly appreciate it :)

The types of books I am looking for, for her are supernatural, romance, mystery, suspense, and a certain christian speaker type books, she has a wide variety taste in books which is great. A few authors she likes are Kim Harrison, Joyce Meyer, James Patterson, Katie McAlister, Kerrelyn Sparks.  Thank you to anyone who reads this and god bless you all!  


**EDIT** - thank you to everyone for the well wishes and help! we greatly appreciate it! we are good on books for her for now! :) 

Last Edited on: 1/21/12 1:06 PM ET - Total times edited: 2
Date Posted: 1/19/2012 6:41 AM ET
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Danielle, PM me with either her address or your address, and I'll send her a little box of books.

Date Posted: 1/19/2012 6:56 AM ET
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If you think she'd like books by Marilyn Pappano, Jayne Ann Krentz, Diana Palmer, Beverly Barton, etc., send me the name/address, etc. and I can also send a small box of books.  None of the books are posted, but we are planning on going to town either tomorrow or Monday, so I could get the box mailed out at that time. 

Date Posted: 1/19/2012 8:39 AM ET
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Does she like Kathy Reich (author of Bones) the TV show or Nicholas Sparkes or the Teens series of Left behind by Tim Lahaye? Also, I have tons of credit from the paperback bookstore and can get some romance books? Might be able to get some Sci fi paperbacks as they are special and I have some credits for them at the book store. I don't read Sci fi or regular romance, so would need auther and titles to look for. Just need an address as to where to send them. I do not have any of these listed, however Kathy Reich I have over half of her books in paperback and Nicholas Sparkes I can get most of his books in paperback.


Date Posted: 1/19/2012 8:44 AM ET
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Danielle...first, I'm so sorry to hear about what happened!   I only have mainly kids books on my shelf right now, so I can't help with that.....but I gave you 2 of my credits.  Now you should have 5 to use!!  laugh   So far, it looks like everyone wants to give you books credit-free but in the chance someone wants credits...well, there you go!  Enjoy!

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Date Posted: 1/19/2012 9:01 AM ET
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Danielle, check out my bookshelf.  I have some James Patterson books, and love mysteries.  See anything you think she'd like, just let me know!

Date Posted: 1/19/2012 9:30 AM ET
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Danielle, please send me an address and I will send some books.  I'm also giving you 2 credits to use for yourself.  So sorry for all she has lost; but also for any stress it puts on your household!  Sandy  




Date Posted: 1/19/2012 10:17 AM ET
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I have a few romance and supernaturals I haven't posted to my shelf yet. PM me your address. I'll send you out a box :)

Date Posted: 1/19/2012 11:00 AM ET
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Danielle I'll send out a box too, just send me the info. Ive got lots of romances hanging around here that i havent gotten around to posting yet.

Date Posted: 1/19/2012 11:08 AM ET
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Danielle, I have Christian fiction, romance, suspense, childrens, and others on my large shelf. If you would want to look, I would send you a box of 10 mass market books of your choice free. 

Just pm me your choices and your address. 

Date Posted: 1/19/2012 11:36 AM ET
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Hi Danielle,

Look at my shelf & pick out some books for her  (I have a lot of James Patterson)

I will send them to you  (you don't have to order them for credits).

PM me with your choices.

Best to all of you!


Date Posted: 1/19/2012 12:01 PM ET
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I'm so sorry to hear that Danielle!

If there's anything on my shelf you think she would be interested in, PM me.  I'd be happy to send them to her for free. 

Date Posted: 1/19/2012 12:02 PM ET
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I am sorry for her loss and your strained circumstances as a result. Does she read small series romances?  I have a bunch and can send a box with no credits charged.  Just let me know and pm me the address.


Date Posted: 1/19/2012 2:50 PM ET
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Always happy to help a fellow DOSer. You are very sweet to help them out.

Look over my bookshelf to see if there is anything she would like. Have lots here that I can send but want to make sure we are not all duplicating the same books. We will keep her happy.

Send me your address. No credits necessary.


Date Posted: 1/19/2012 2:57 PM ET
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I sent you a pm also. I would be happy to donate.


Date Posted: 1/19/2012 3:05 PM ET
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Please go look at my bookshelf and pick anything you want and I will ship it to you. No credits needed, just happy to help!


Date Posted: 1/19/2012 3:59 PM ET
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i have some harlequins i can send if she likes those.. i dont have a whole lot else right now haha.. lemme know :)

Date Posted: 1/19/2012 4:01 PM ET
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I too am happy to help. please go to my bookshelf order what you want no credits needed and i have some others i will put in a box not listed i will also donate 2 cr to you for you to use. please pm me the address and i will get them out this week


so sorry to hear about her loss

Date Posted: 1/19/2012 5:35 PM ET
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thank you everyone for the help and well wishes, im sending a PM to the last couple people who have replied and have already sent a PM to the others, we greatly appreciate it!! :) 

Date Posted: 1/19/2012 6:52 PM ET
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Sending you a couple of credits for her to use as she wishes. I will keep you folks in my prayers. Best wishes to you all.

Debbie N.

Date Posted: 1/20/2012 9:39 AM ET
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Danielle by all means take a look at my shelf and I'll be glad to send a few books your way. No credits needed.


Date Posted: 1/20/2012 2:31 PM ET
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Please take a look and my shelf and I will send any books that might be of interest.   No credits needed.



Date Posted: 1/20/2012 4:36 PM ET
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Please take a look at my bookshelf and see if there are any books she wants. I have some sturdy boxes so don't limit yourself to 2 or 3 if she wants more. 

No credits needed. 

Hope you find some.


Date Posted: 1/20/2012 7:17 PM ET
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I saw on your edit where you had all the books you needed for now, but I'm going to send you some credits to use for yourself or to get books for her if there's any she didn't get that's wanted. God bless you all and I'm sure many prayers have been said for her and your family. God certainly knows the circumstnaces.