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Subject: Highlight AUDIO BOOKS on your shelf...
Date Posted: 4/18/2008 2:02 PM ET
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Do you have audio books on your shelf that you would like others to know about?  List them here...

REMEMBER: If you want to order from the person in the thread, click on their bookshelf and order the book from there - not on the link in the post or the order will go through FIFO.

I've got:

Deception Point by Dan Brown

Tom Clancy's Op-Center #1by Tom Clancy

By the Rivers of Babylon (abridged) by Nelson DeMille

Beyond Recognition (Lou Boldt/Daphne Matthews) by Ridley Pearson & Dale Hull

The Vulture Fund by Colin Stinton & Stephen W. Frey

Subject: here thy are
Date Posted: 4/18/2008 2:43 PM ET
Member Since: 7/21/2007
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Only have 3 audiobooks listed right now.

Ya-Yas in Bloom CD : A Novel Rebecca Wells - ISBN-13: 9780060761639 - ISBN-10: 0060761636  Just finished.

Sea Hunters II, The Abridged Audio Clive Cussler, Craig Dirgo - ISBN-13: 9780399149498 casset tapes, bought new been setting a while.

Out of the Madness : From the Projects to a Life of Hope  Jerrold Ladd - ISBN-13: 9781570420559 Casset tapes, bought new

Subject: For Love of the Game
Date Posted: 4/18/2008 4:04 PM ET
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I'm nuts, a few of you might think...but I am a true believer in one man's trash is another's treasure.

And so I highlight the biggest disappointment in audio on my shelf.  Brand new, yet!  I ripped that wrapper off and shoved the first tape into the player...even made my husband listen as we both like the author, Michael Shaara (author of Killer Angels), and like Kevin Costner, and he made a fun movie out of this book.

So, we hated it, and couldn't even finish it.  Blah blah blah, was our opinion.  Never got to the story.  At least not the story that Kevin Costner told in the movie.  There was a wonderful, very interesting intro by the author's son, Jeff Shaara.

Here's the deal, if you want to take a chance on this audio, 5 3/4 hours UNabridged, you can take any other audio off my shelf for free.  Just PM me what you want extra.  Of course, if you prefer a free book instead, that would work, but you'd make out better with a free audio.


( Stolen from Linda above: REMEMBER: If you want to order from the person in the thread, click on their bookshelf and order the book from there - not on the link in the post or the order will go through FIFO.)

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Subject: Here are my audiobooks 2 for 1
Date Posted: 4/18/2008 9:25 PM ET
Member Since: 6/9/2007
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Here is a list of my audiobooks and a few others have been added  too, not included below, so check out my bookshelf, you can order one and get one for FREE.  I can mail them out on Monday. Please PM me and also post here.


The Cat Who Saw Stars by Lillian Braun

Cause Celeb by Helen Fielding (also wrote Bridget Jones Diary)

Saving Faith by David Baldacci

The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan

Longitudes and Latitudes, Exploring the World after 9/11

Lucky by Jackie Collins

Remembrance by Jude Deveraux

Runaway by Heather Graham

Secret Affair by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Stalking Horse by Bill Shoemaker

Whispers by Belva Plain

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Date Posted: 4/18/2008 9:56 PM ET
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I've three audio books. They are cassettes. You can have them for 1 credit each, because I think 2 is overpriced. :P

The Dean Witter Guide to Personal Investing  (Pretty self explanatory title)


I'm Not in the Mood: What Every Woman Should Know About Improving Her Libido (again, pretty obvious)


A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures by Ben Bradlee 


On August 8, 1942, I graduated from Harvard by the skin of my teeth at 10 a.m. At noon, I was commissioned an ensign in the U.S. Naval Reserve. And at 4 p.m., I married Jean Saltonstall, the first and only girl I had ever been with and I was on my way to someplace called the South Pacific. I was not yet 21...The education of Benjamin C. Bradlee was finally under way.

And so begins this witty, candid story of a daring young man who made his way to the heights of American journalism and public life, from a New Hampshire weekly through his foreign correspondent years in Europe, to the apex of his career at The Washington Post, whose Watergate coverage gave journalism its finest hours.

An eyewitness to most of the seminal events of our time, a good friend to President Kennedy and a dreaded foe of President Nixon, Bradlee watched and talked to most of the heroes and villains who were making such vivid history so fast. Taking the helm of The Washington Post in 1965, Bradlee and his reporters redefined the way the news is reported, published, and read; his leadership and investigative drive following the break-in at the Democratic National Committee led to the downfall of a president, and kept every president afterwards on his toes.

A Good Life is Bradlee's irreverent, earthy, and revealing look at modern American journalism -- and the extraordinary life story of the man who helped to reinvent it.

Date Posted: 4/19/2008 7:54 AM ET
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I have 4 audiobooks right now. They are all brand new in the package and I think they are all cassettes.

Falling Bodies by Andrew Mark

Piranhas by Harold Robbins

Propeller One-Way Night Coach by John Travolta

The Same Sweet Girls by Cassandra King


Order any of these audiobooks and grab a paperback freebie from my shelf.

Date Posted: 4/19/2008 9:58 AM ET
Member Since: 8/20/2006
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I have the following audiobooks on my shelf. All are audiocassettes:



These would make great gifts:


The Privilege of Youth by Dave Pelzer, unabridged, 7 hours (NEW, unopened, still in the plastic)


3 Nights in August – Buzz Bissinger, unabridged, 9 ¾ hours (NEW, unopened, still in the plastic)


 Leap of Faith by Gordon Cooper, abridged, 6 hours (NEW, unopened, still in the plastic)




Also available:


The Dixon Cornbelt League and Other Baseball Stories by W. P. Kinsella, unabridged, 4 hours


Jumpstart, The 21-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Get Fit, and Increase Your Energy by Denise Austen,  1.5 hours (NEW, unopened, still in the plastic)


Last Orders by Graham Swift, unabridged, 8 1/2 hours

Date Posted: 4/19/2008 10:13 AM ET
Member Since: 4/3/2008
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I have one brand new still in original shrink wrap:

Living the 7 Habits Applications and Insights, by Stephen Covey. "Taught by the author" and on cassettes.

Date Posted: 4/19/2008 10:18 AM ET
Member Since: 2/23/2006
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I only have two and they are both abridged cassettes.  They are both excellent books, but  I will send them both to you for 1 credit, because I've had them for quite a while--

We Are Driven :: Frank Minirth, Robert Hemfelt, Paul Meier

The American Family: Discovering the Values That Make Us Strong :: Dan Quayle, Diane Medved