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Subject: ***NOVEMBER--UNPOSTABLE BOOK DEALS***
Date Posted: 11/1/2007 11:27 AM ET
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 STARTED A NEW MONTH FOR  UNPOSTABLE BOOK DEALS

One book free with an order from my shelf.  Please PM me with your choice. Thanks for looking.   June

Cleopatra Gold by William J.Caunitz; worn; creason in bottom cover; just starting to separate in the middle of book.

A Thin Dark Line by Tami Hoag; worn book, but perfectly readable.

The Ambler Warning by Robert Ludlum; worn, but otherwise, good condition.

The Villa by Nora Roberts; hard copy, slightly dirty jacket and bottom; the pages of book are fine.

The Hope by Herman Wouk; worn and well read, but readable.

Behold Zion by Burt Hirschfeld; old and yellowing but very gook book.

The Street Lawyer by John Grisham; well read, but ok

What To Expect When You're Expecting by Eisenberg; water stain on top edges



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Date Posted: 11/1/2007 11:47 AM ET
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 have the following freebies right now, PM me if you would like one of the following free w/any order:

-"The Book of Bright Ideas" by Sandra Kring (some water damage, totally readable though) - this book is wishlisted by 20-some people

-"Life Makeovers" by Cheryl Richardson (Hardcover) Really good condition, just some water damage to the dust jacket

-"What to Do With the Rest of Your Life" by Robin Ryan. Book is in great condition except for my notes, in ink, throughout.

-"Main Street" by Sinclair Lewis. A really old copy, yellowing pages. Definitely readable though.

-"A Prayer For Owen Meany" by John Irving. Slight water damage.

-"Consumer Reports - The Best of Health: 275 Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask Your Doctor" 2001 ed. Good condition, I just couldn't find an ISBN for it.

-"The Narrow Margin - the dramatic story of the Battle of Britain" by Derek Wood. Just a really old yellowing copy. Perfectly readable.

-"Girlfriends are Forever; Stories of Friendship" by Carmen Renee Berry & Tamara Traeder - this is a tiny "pocket" book - good condition but there is an inscription in ink on the first (blank) page of the book.

 

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Date Posted: 11/1/2007 11:55 AM ET
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I have the following "unpostable" FREE with any order from my shelf:

Into the Dark by Cindy Gerard - some stains within, that were attempted to be washed out, leaving moisture damage, too ...

Echoes in the Darkness by Joseph Wambaugh - worn but readable ...

A Stranger in the Mirror by Sidney Sheldon - worn but readable ...

Body of a Crime by Micheal C. Eberhardt - worn but readable ...

The 1st Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders - worn but readable ...

Three Came Home by  Agnes Newton Keith - no ISBN

The O'Reilly Factor by Bill O'Reilly - worn but readable ...

The Case of Cabin 13 by Sam McCarver (The first John Darnell Mystery) - One thumbprint-sized water stain on a page ...

The Kidnapping of Aaron Greene by Terry Kay - just a little more worn that I would post ...

Message From Malaga by Helen MacInnes - 1/2-inch tear on back cover

The Wild Child by Mary Jo Putney -  looks like soda or something spilled on the edge of some pages - does not affect the text.

Laurel's Kitchen by Laurel robertson, Carol Flinders, and Bronwen Godfrey - A handbook for vegetarian cookery and nutrition.  Spine is curled and cover is bent and worn.  There is an inscription inside the front cover that has been crossed out with magic marker, that does not affect the bookk text in any way.

Dont Look Now by Daphne du Maurier - 1972 PB in fairly good shape (cover creased) but no ISBN.

Easy Prey by John Sandford - A big chunk of the cover has been torn off, and the spine is curling.

Serpent's Tooth by Faye Kellerman - Perfectly readable, just more worn than I would post for a credit

 

THE FOLLOWING BOOKS ARE THIN, SO YOU CAN TAKE TWO FREE WITH AN ORDER FROM MY SHELF:

Wife to Order by Lucy Walker - excessively worn but readable ...

Undercover Baby by Gina Wilkins - Harlequin Temptaion #521; well-worn, with writing on front and back cover.

Sword and the Sorcerer by Norman Winski - water-damaged (stains, warps & cover peeling) and quite worn, but an excellent read none-the-less.

Just PM me with the deal of your choice.

Thanks!!



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Date Posted: 11/1/2007 12:19 PM ET
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Free unpostables.  Pick one with any order from my shelf.

Jane and the Man of the Cloth by Stephanie Barron, in paperback, isbn 0553574892

Chicken Soup For The Soul Cookbook, in paperback, isbn 1558743545

Best Friends by Martha Moody in paperback, isbn 1573229350

Montana 1948 by Larry Watson in paperback, isbn 0671507036

Date Posted: 11/1/2007 2:28 PM ET
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I've got copies of Seabiscuit, The Year of Magical Thinking, and the Picture of Dorian Gray, which are free with any order off my shelf!  See my profile for details about the book condition.



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Date Posted: 11/1/2007 2:35 PM ET
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**** Worn N Torn Freebies**** (free with any order from my bookshelf)

  • Mad Jack : Catherine Coulter (bent spine)
  • Fodor's Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire 2000 (library book with small tear on page 1)
  • Fodor's Arizona 2001 : Completely Updated Every Year, Color Photos and Pull-Out Map, Smart Travel Tips from A to Z (Fodor's Gold Guides) :: Fodor Travel, Fodor's (library book with some loose pages in the front of the book)
  • Italy '97: The Complete Guide with the Great Cities, Tuscan Hill Towns and Renaissance Trea sures (Annual) : Fodor's(library book with a front page that sticks to the cover and a small tear on page 1)
  • Frommer's San Francisco 2002 : Erika Lenkert (library book with one missing page in the front of book)
  • Let Me Call You Sweetheart::  Mary Higgins Clark
  • Silent Night::  Mary Higgins Clark
  • Savannah Blues:: Mary Kay Andrews(some wavy pages)
  • Keegan's Lady:: Catherine Anderson (some wavy pages) (sweet love story with great plot including family fueds/past secrets/revenge)
  • The Mackade Brothers : Rafe and Jared  :: Nora Roberts (spine bent, slightly smoky) (**2 novels in one, vintage Nora)
  • Carolina Isle***:: Jude Devereux (spine bent) 
  • The Secret Garden*****:: Frances Hodgson Burnett (slight water damaged) 
  • Caravan to Vaccares:: Alistair MacLean(ISBN not in system)
  • Goodnight Moon :: Margaret Wise Brown (Boardbook) (has a moth ball odor, but otherwise in excellent shape)


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Date Posted: 11/1/2007 2:55 PM ET
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These are all gone-this thread originated in 2007!!  LOL-

New unpostables in another thread for 2008!

Free unpostables with any order from my shelf.

Bite :: Laurell K. Hamilton,etc. (prior library, read by many, small tear on front cover) PB-ISBN 051513970x

Hurricane Bay  :: Heaher Graham (creased cover, worn around edges, some wavy pages)PB- ISBN 1551666650

Morning, Noon & Night :: Sidney Sheldon (creased cover, worn at edges) PB-ISBN0446602213

2002 Things To Do On A Date :: Cyndi Haynes/Dale Edwards (prior library book,  loose pages)PB- ISBN 0962911801

The Return of the King :: JRR Tolkien (old-1965 printing, prior library, yellowed) PB

Here's to You, Rachel Robinson :: Judy Blume (creased cover) PB-ISBN 0440219744

A Wrinkle In Time:: Madeleine L'Engle (hilited in Chapter 1 and at bottom of all pages, some writing on back cover)                     PB-ISBN 0440498058

The Bad Beginning :: Lemony Snicket -Book # 1(prior library, 1 sticker, outer binding wearing away) HB-ISBN0064407667

 

 



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Date Posted: 11/1/2007 4:30 PM ET
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Take one of these damaged books free with any order:

  • Will: A novel by Grace Tiffany (historical fiction about Shakespeare)  This is a hardback.  The front binding is starting to separate.  It's in fine condition otherwise.  All pages are intact.
  • Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik (book in okay condition but pages are starting to feel a little loose.  It probably has 1-2 readings left in it)
  •  The Red Tent by Anita Diamant paperback (slight faint water damage in upper corner of first couple of pages)Doom of the Darksword: The Darksword Trilogy Volume II by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman ; Bantam , 1988. (breaks in spine--no lose pages)
  • Dances with Wolves by Michael Blake; Ballantine Books : 1988 (spine wear, pages have separated in one place)
  • Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff and James Normal Hall; Little Brown : 1969 (has a crease in the cover, some wear, small tear in spine. Binding is in good shape)
  • Five Minute Mysteries by Ken Weber (has musty smell; book is in excellent condition otherwise)
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Red Demon by John H. Watson (has black shelf wear spot on the bottom near the spine. Like new condition otherwise)
  • The Wedding by Dorothy West.  Paperback in great condition.  Previous owner underlined passages.
Date Posted: 11/1/2007 4:41 PM ET
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I have the following books that I am offering 1 free with 1 book ordered from my bookshelf.  All books are very readable but are not quite up to the standards to post.  PM me with the freebie you would like after you order from my bookshelf.

  •  Wednesday's Children by Leontine Young - ISBN 070725594 - considerable edgewear, tanning of pages
  • Anne of Green Gables by LM Montgomery - ISBN 0140367411 - edgewear, tanning of pages
  • The Wedding Date by Elizabeth Young - ISBN 0060799226 - small tear on upper edge of front cover
  •  Hank The Cowdog: The Case Of The Halloween Ghost by John R. Erickson - ISBN 0877191476 - bent corners, spotting
  •  International Children's Story Bible Illustrated by Children Around the World - ISBN 0849935334 - Small water spot(?) on a few of the page edges
  •  Loved Into Life by Audrey Del Hierro - ISBN 0310608813 - edgewear
  • The Babysitters Club:  Mary Anne and the Search for Tigger by Ann M. Martin - ISBN 0590420038 - tanning of pages
  • How To Babysit an Orangutan by Tara and Kathy Darling
  • 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea by Jules Verne - ISBN 0942025857 - tanning of pages
  • The Bride of Willow Creek by Maggie Osborne - ISBN 0449005186 - Has small tear at bottom edge of spine which has been taped
  • Brain by Robin Cook - ISBN 0451176227 - older book, pages still tight/ intact
  • Fatal Cure by Robin Cook - ISBN 0425145638 - edgewear, creases to cover, tanning of pages due to aging
  • Me and My Big Mouth by Joyce Meyer - ISBN 0892749695 - bent corners on upper edge of book
  • Shameless by Judy Collins - ISBN 0671892347 - well read book!  spine creasing, edgewear, tanning of pages
  • The Elephant In The Dark by Carol Carrick  - ISBN 0590429957 - name on front cover, tanning of pages
  • Harriet The Spy by Luise Fitzhugh - ISBN 0064403319 - tanning of pages
  • The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane - ISBN 1559029838 - brown area (water?) to some of the pages that does not affect the reading of the book
  • Eye Of The Storm by VC Andrews - ISBN 0671039830 - spine creasing, edgewear, tanning of pages, some brown spots on page edges
  • Wedded Bliss? - 4N1 - ISBN 1593106327 - edgewear, torn front cover, spine creasing, scuffing
  • One Lady at a Time by John Benton - ISBN 0963541102 - small booklet which I feel I should not post

Thank you,  Connie

Date Posted: 11/1/2007 6:21 PM ET
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Have an unpostable  Out of the nest (Bk1 of the Deep Woods Adventure)   It is quite readable, just roughed up on the corners and spine.

Bk 2 and Bk3  Into the high branches and To find a way home are posted on my bookself.  You may have all 3 of them for 1 credit.  They are all paperbacks.  Children's books, fiction, about animals in the forest.  I would say for ages.9 to 12.

PM me if you are interested in them.

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Date Posted: 11/3/2007 10:49 AM ET
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The books I have listed below are both freebies...An order for one of the books from my bookshelf would be nice but isn't necessary. I just want these great books to have a new home with someone who will enjoy them.

Date Posted: 11/3/2007 10:50 AM ET
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I have a copy of The Boxcar Children called Mystery In the Cave that is unpostable and you can have it free with an order from my shelf.  I have a bunch other Boxcar children books listed.

Theresa

Date Posted: 11/3/2007 11:09 AM ET
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I have these unpostable books...1 free unpostable per 1 book ordered from my shelf...

  • Dark Secret by Christine Feehan
  • Dark Legend  by Christine Feehan
  • Dark Fire  by Christine Feehan
  • Dark Desire  by Christine Feehan
  • Dark Challenge  by Christine Feehan
  • Dark Gold  by Christine Feehan
  • Dark Guardian  by Christine Feehan
  • Dark Destiny  by Christine Feehan
  • The Return Of The King by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Promises by Katherine Stone
  • Love Inspired - Hero In Her Heart by Marta Perry
  • Heartsong Presents - Sweet Spring by Marilou H. Flinkman
  • Message In A Bottle by Nicholas Sparks 
  • All He Ever Wanted by Anita Shreve 
  • One True Thing by Anna Quindlen
  • Bastard Out Of Carolina by Dorothy Allison
  • A Single Shot by Matthew F. Jones
  • Twelve Times Blessed by Jacquelyn Mitchard
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i have:

animal farm--orwelll--PB--spine is cleaved and glued.

memoirs of a geisha--arthur golden--PB--spine is cleaved. slightly wavy in a few pages.

hawaii--michener--PB--spine is cleaved.

centennial--michener--PB--water damage at top.

alive--piers paul read--PB--spine is cleaved.

corelli's mandolin--de bernieres--PB--intro page loose; water damage upper right corner.

a second corelli's mandolin PB with coffee spilled on the last part.

covenant--michener--PB--back few pages have water damage.

catcher in the rye--salinger--PB--cleaved.

contact--sagan--PB--water damage at top.

the nanny diaries--mclaughlin & kraus--PB--cover curled, sun damage to first page, and spine cleaved.

a million little pieces--frey--PB--liquid damage in the beginning and in the end, but still readable.

the closers--connelly--PB--spine cleaved.

uther--whyte--PB--cover separating from book; wavy as if some water damage, altho not stained.

time flies--cosby--PB--cleaved spine.

peony--pearl s. buck--HB--cleaved.

into the west--nugent--PB--water damage in introduction and 1st 7 pages.

the touch--mc cullough--HB--water damage upper right corner (not that much).

 

 

 

any one of these free with an order from my bookshelf. send me a PM.



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Date Posted: 11/3/2007 2:15 PM ET
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Here is my list of Unpostables, and what is wrong with them.  I will gladly add one or two to any book order from my bookshelf.  If you have a kid in college, I will gladly make a 2-for-1 deal, including books off my shelf.  If you have two kids in college, I'll make a 3-for-1 deal.  If you have three or more kids in college, I will bow down and worship you!

My Unpostables.  Will include with any book from my bookshelf.

  • Master of Falconhurst (cover taped on. Book looks beat.  Then again, every copy I've ever seen from this series looks beat)
  • The BlackArrow by Robert Lewis Stevenson (hardback, tanned pages)
  • Merryvale Girls in the Country (hardback, just generally an old,used book)
  • Extra Kill by Dell Shannon (slightly tanned, well-used paperback)
  • One Foot in Heaven by Hartzell Spence (hardback, just generally an old, used book)
  • Roget's College Thesaurus (well-used paperback)
  • Deepwater by Matthew Jones (great condition. Advance Uncorrected Bound Galleys)
  • Here is Your War by Ernie Pyle (very beat up, but thought a veteran might like it)
  • Trapped in the Ice by Ruth Harden (kids book. Cover has wear/tears, but thought someone might be interested in it)
  • The Brady Bunch #3 Count Up To Blast-Down by William Johnston (beat-up cover)
  • The Key to Rebecca by Ken Follett (cover held on with tape)
  • Riverwind the Plainsman by Thompson & Carter (a Dragon Lance book. Cover is taped together)
  • The Peter Prescription by Dr. Lawrence Peter (can't find an ISBN number, from 1972)
  • Wind of Promise by Dorothy Garlock (pages are starting to fall out, as is the lady's chest on the front cover)
  • Fit for Life by Harvey & Marilyn Diamond (nothing wrong with it, too many copies posted & I want to get rid of it)
  • Proud Captive by Dianne Price (typical used book -- tannig pages, crease on cover, etc.)
  • Dawn by V.C. Andrews (cover taped)
  • The New Industrial State by John Kenneth  Galbraith (cover has seen better days, pages starting to tan)
  • Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls (stains on the top of some of the pages)
  • Love Story by Erich Segal (pages starting to tan)
  • Samantha by Angelica Aimes (pages starting to tan, some may fall out very soon)

No pets except fish and teenage boys.  No smoking.

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I have a couple of Stevi Mittman books that I picked up at the FOL sale and didn't pay close enough attention to.  They are a bit wavy and looks like maybe the edges caught a bit of coffee or soda spill.  The inside are fine and quite readable, just a bit discoloration on the outside edges and a bit wavy.

I have Who's Number is Up Anyway ISBN-13: 9780373881390 ISBN-10: 0373881398  and Why is Murder on the Menu Anyway ISBN-13: 9780373881246 ISBN-10: 037388124X

Each free with an order off my shelf!

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Free with any order from my shelf:

 

Archangel by Sharon Shinn, ISBN 0441004326.  Small tear on front cover, plus small water stain at the top corner of pages. 

A Darkness at Sethanon by Raymond E. Feist.  Front and back covers quite worn, but still very readable. 

Dory -
Date Posted: 11/4/2007 6:48 PM ET
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I have the following unpostable books available free below with an order from my shelf. Please only request one freebie with your order. PM me with your choice after you order something from my shelf. These are all in basically good condition but are just old or have some minor damage that makes them unpostable.

Dakota Born, Debbie Macomber (paperback) - ISBN 155166576x - spine is starting to cleave in the middle of the book.

Death Dance, Linda Fairstein (paperback) - small, very very minor stain on bottom corner of last 50 or so pages, looks like water... Does not interfere with reading at all.

Robin McNaughton's Sun Sign Personality Guide (softcover) ISBN 0553273809 - cleaved spine, pages not falling out yet.

Tarot: A New Handbook for the Apprentice (Connolly Tarot) ISBN 087877162X (softcover) - some highlighting in book.

Tarot: A New Handbook for the Journeyman (Connolly Tarot) ISBN 0878771247 (softcover) - some highlighting in book.

Tarot in Ten Minutes by R.T. Kaser - ISBN 0380766892 (softcover) - spine starting to cleave.

The Magical World of the Tarot by Gareth Knight ISBN 0850309409 - book is in good shape but has some cover wear and the glue is starting to wear out on the front cover. Book is still intact though.

Black Cat by V.C. Andrews - ISBN 0743428609 (paperback)- very small area on edge/top corner of the last few pages which does not interfere with reading; looks like it might be a little water damage. The rest of the book is great.

Child of Darkness by V.C. Andrews ISBN 0743493850 Small tear in lower corner of outside binding. Pages starting to cleave a little, but are intact.

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks - ISBN 0446605239 (paperback)- Some of the first pages are a little "wavy" but I don't see any obvious water damage.

Hidden Prey by John Sandford - ISBN 0425199606 (paperback) - book is a little worn and is just starting to cleave a little. Pages are all intact.

How to Study the Bible for Yourself by Tim LaHaye - ISBN 1565076311 (paperback) - I got this book from another PBS member and when it arrived it had teeth marks in the cover (like from an animal) and underlining in pencil on various pages. This book is wishlisted too.

False Pretenses by Catherine Coulter ISBN 0451199685 - pages bent back like something heavy was on them (about the last 1/4 of the pages), otherwise in good shape.

The Non-Designers Web Book 2nd edition by Robin Williams and John Tollett ISBN 0201710382 - I used this book for a class and unfortunately I highlighted a couple of areas in the book. It looks like it's only about 2 or 3 pages. This book is in excellent condition otherwise.

 

 



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bump for today

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added a few books, page 2.

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