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Alice J. (ASJ) - ,
Subject: July - Available Books
Date Posted: 7/1/2010 6:37 AM ET
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What's out there for goodies?

Date Posted: 7/1/2010 4:35 PM ET
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Taken!



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Date Posted: 7/3/2010 11:08 AM ET
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TAKEN, thanks!



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Date Posted: 7/3/2010 11:09 AM ET
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Bigstone -- For your mystery on the water, you might like Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie -- I liked it. David Suchet who plays Hercule Poirot does the narration on one of the audio versions -- which I thought was quite good. (One of those books I listened to and read somewhat simultaneously.)

Date Posted: 7/6/2010 10:41 AM ET
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LibraryThing is offering some cozy mysteries on their Member Giveaway if anyone wants to try to win some:

Perfect Paragon by  M. C. Beaton (St. Martin's Press)
Love, Lies, and Liquor by  M. C. Beaton (St. Martin's Press)
Mammoth Murder by  Bill Crider (St. Martin's Press)    
Restored to Death by Nancy Bell (St. Martin's Press)
Evan Blessed by  Rhys Bowen (St. Martin's Press)
Death of a Maid by  M. C. Beaton (Mysterious Press)

Date Posted: 7/6/2010 6:51 PM ET
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I have 2 unpostables still available.  Let me know if you want one or both, I'd like a credit just to cover the shipping, but it's negotiable.  I could definitely send someone both for one credit.

Dancing for Degas - Kathryn Wagner (this is an ARC)

De Niro's Game - Rawi Hage (after receiving, noticed two small burn marks inside back cover on spine - no pages affected)

 

Taken, thanks!



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Date Posted: 7/10/2010 9:33 AM ET
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Added two hf's to my shelf over the last week.  Forgot about posting here.

Laurien Garnder's "A Lady Raised High"-isbn 0515140899-through the rise(and fall) of Anne Boleyn

And the first in series by Lauren Willig "The Secret History of the PInk Carnation"-gotta admit it's  a fun, light read-perfect for the lunch room at work(or a beach read) 



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Date Posted: 7/10/2010 1:15 PM ET
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Is anyone interested in Jude Deveraux's "Velvet" books?  This is the beginning of her Montgomery family series; each book focuses on one of four brothers.  I have all four, and would gladly send them to a loving home for 1 credit. 

The Velvet Promise

Highland Velvet

Velvet Song

Velvet Angel



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Date Posted: 7/12/2010 11:58 AM ET
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I also have an ARC of "The Color of Lightning" by Paulette Jiles, ISBN 9750061690440, that I will mail for a credit.



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Alice J. (ASJ) - ,
Date Posted: 7/14/2010 10:43 AM ET
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I have 2 WL books available

If you want them pm me and put on your WL and I will post to it.

The Serpent's Tale (Mistress of the Art of Death, Bk 2) (aka The Death Maze):: Ariana Franklin (WL 34)

or Dawn on a Distant Shore (Wilderness, Bk 2):: Sara Donati (WL 5)

This is not a WL book but historical fiction I am posting if you want it you can go to my bookshelf and order it

The Fool's Tale:: Nicole Galland  

Thanks,

Alice


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Subject: The UBS was good to me...I think....
Date Posted: 7/15/2010 7:46 PM ET
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Found a couple really oldies but goodies at the UBS today.  I was so excited that I picked them up wo thinking about whether they could be posted.  All 3 are wish listed. 

KATHERINE by Anya Seton.  There's a handful of different editions but none look like the one I have-and it's so old(or should I say "vintage") that there's no ISBN.  Inside facing page says "First Fawcett Crest printing February 1969".  On the bottom of the spine is 232-01237-095-but when I type that in, nothing comes up.  Asking a credit for it.  Great condition for age; single spine crease.   ON HOLD

DRAGONWYCK by Anya Seton.  ISBN0449233413.  Pages are all present-I checked-but they are coming loose.  FREE with any order from my shelf. 

 

BOUND BY HEART by Marsha Canham.0380887320-ISBN Cover has about an inch and a half tear in it.  All pages present, tight-still very readable.  Asking a credit for it. 



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Date Posted: 7/16/2010 7:28 PM ET
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I have the following trade size paperbacks available: 

The Pillars of the Earth, by Ken Follett   ISBN is 978-0-451-225245

A Clash of Kings, by George R.R. Martin  ISBN is 0-553-38169-5

Unpostable copy of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by Stieg Larsson   ISBN is 978-0-307-45454-6 (Water damage from pg. 29 to pg. 50, then fainter wrinkles to pg. 94).

A fun cozy mystery, Mrs. Hudson and the Malabar Rose, by Martin Davies.  ISBN  0-425-20651-3 (posted to my bookshelf)



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Date Posted: 7/16/2010 7:31 PM ET
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Oh, rats, Vicky! I ordered Clash of Kings 2 hours ago offa AZN. But I'm sure someone else will snatch it up.

Date Posted: 7/16/2010 8:00 PM ET
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Vicky, I just sent you a pM about Pillars of the Earth.  Susan

Date Posted: 7/16/2010 8:08 PM ET
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Vicky,  I couldn't find the book with your ISBN.  I will buddy you a credit if you are ok about sending it on.  I've been trying for this book for awhile.  In fact, it's on my list to receive right now, but it looks like I am going to have another sender who will not respond.  Thanks!

Date Posted: 7/16/2010 8:54 PM ET
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Susan...I saw Pillars on your wishlist, and posted it to you.  It may not be the same edition, but....

 

ETA: I searched by the ISBN and an edition did come up, with 6 wishers.  Anyway, if you accept the offer, I'll just mail it out.  You'll want the other one off your WL anyway, right? 



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Genie...Oh no!  I should have posted it sooner!  Oh well, it's wishlisted, so if no one here wants it, I'll still make someone happy.  :)

Date Posted: 7/18/2010 12:05 PM ET
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TAKEN



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Date Posted: 7/20/2010 3:26 PM ET
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I have a hardcover copy of "Alexandria" by Lindsey Davis.  I also have some other wishlisted mysteries: "About Face" by Donna Leon, and "Vita Nuova" by Magdalen Nabb, I'd like to send these out two at a time, but any one title can be combined with anything on my shelves. I have a lot of historical mysteries. Thanks!



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Alice J. (ASJ) - ,
Date Posted: 7/22/2010 11:59 AM ET
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I have a couple I will post here before putting into FIFO

Eagle In The Snow : A Novel of General Maximus and Rome's Last Stand:: Wallace Breem

The Reluctant Queen: The Story of Anne of York :: Jean Plaidy

If you are interested pm me and put them on your wishlist. I will post them to your wishlist.

Alice


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Date Posted: 7/22/2010 1:47 PM ET
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I have a question, I wanted to pick some brains.  I decided to get a hardcover copy of "When Christ and his Saints Slept" for the keeper shelf, as I have the second two of the trilogy in Hardcover.  The paperback copy I have, I got through PBS

and the previous owner wrote some comments on the family tree at the beginning.  Is that still postable? The writing is not on a text page? Let me know what you think, and if you are interested in that copy.

Date Posted: 7/22/2010 3:15 PM ET
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the previous owner wrote some comments on the family tree at the beginning.  Is that still postable?

Just my opinion, but if it isn't on a page of text, then I think it's postable. I might contact the requestor prior to shipping to make sure they're going to be OK with it. Avoid the hassle of a rejection.

Here's what the PBS manual on book conditions says:

  • no highlighting, underlining or writing on text pages
    • a signature or note on the flyleaf or inside front or back cover is OKAY (this is an item under the above bullet point)
Date Posted: 7/22/2010 3:27 PM ET
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Thanks, that's what I was leaning towards as well. 

Date Posted: 7/22/2010 6:54 PM ET
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Yeah, I think you're safe posting it, Mimi.

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