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Subject: Novel concept: 1 book for 1 credit special. Add yours!
Date Posted: 5/5/2008 5:23 PM ET
Member Since: 10/13/2005
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One book for one credit. All books meet or exceed PBS guidelines.

Number of books on my shelf: 10

You won't find any: Nonfiction

I will mail out: Within two days of your order

Might I recommend (only one!) : One for the Money if you want to start Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum series.

 



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Date Posted: 5/5/2008 8:16 PM ET
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I LIKE this idea!  Here is mine:

Number of books on my shelf: 38

You won't find any: Sci-fi

I will mail out: Within two days of your order

Might I recommend (only one!) :    Last Chance Saloon by Marian Keyes.  Only one of several I have by this author.  Check it out!

Date Posted: 5/5/2008 8:25 PM ET
Member Since: 5/19/2007
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Okay, I'm game! ;)

Number of books on my shelf: 96

You won't find any: Current events/politics titles

I will mail out: Within two days of your order

Might I recommend : Death at La Fenice  by Donna Leon.  The first in the Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery series, set in *sigh* Venice.

 

Date Posted: 5/5/2008 8:25 PM ET
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Okay, I'm game! ;)

Number of books on my shelf: 96

You won't find any: Current events/politics titles

I will mail out: Within two days of your order

Might I recommend : Death at La Fenice  by Donna Leon.  The first in the Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery series, set in *sigh* Venice.

 

Date Posted: 5/5/2008 8:26 PM ET
Member Since: 5/19/2007
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Hey!  Sorry about that! 

Date Posted: 5/5/2008 8:36 PM ET
Member Since: 4/3/2008
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I'm in!

Number of books on my shelf: 32

You won't find any: Fantasy

I will mail out: Within two days of your order

Might I recommend (only one!) : The Pearl, by John Steinbeck - Not only is it a classic, but this non-isbn edition from 1960 has drawings by famous Mexican painter Jose Clemente Orozco. Taken!

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Dory -
Date Posted: 5/5/2008 8:59 PM ET
Member Since: 7/8/2007
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One book for one credit. All books meet or exceed PBS guidelines.

Number of books on my shelf: 97

You won't find any: Cookbooks or Harlequins

I will mail out: Within two days of your order

Might I recommend (only one!) : A Yellow Raft in Blue Water, by  Michael Dorris
The national bestseller A Yellow Raft In Blue Water is a fierce saga of three generations of Indian women, beset by hardships and torn by angry secrets, yet inextricably joined by the bonds of kinship.



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Date Posted: 5/5/2008 10:05 PM ET
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Number of books on my shelf: 27

You won't find any: Cookbooks

I will mail out: Within two days of your order (usually next business day)

Might I recommend (only one!) : Right from the Gecko by Cynthia Baxter. A veteranarian goes to a conference in Hawaii and ends up investigating the murder of a reporter she meets just hours before her death.

Note: I had a tough time with 'You won't find any"... I suppose I could have said politics....



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Date Posted: 5/5/2008 10:10 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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Im in too!

Number of books on my shelf: 40

You wont find any: Romance. Period.

I will mail within: three days

Might I recommend (just one?) Alfred Hitchcock's Haunted Houseful. Lovely hardcover running around without an ISBN, but it does have funny stories about ghosts

Date Posted: 5/5/2008 10:40 PM ET
Member Since: 5/17/2007
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Number of books on my shelf: 95

You won't find any: Horror

I will mail out: Usually next day, unless order is placed on Saturday

Might I recommend (only one!) : A Year in Provence:  Peter Mayle.  The first book in a collection, this delightful read is an account of a couple's month-by-month life in the south of France after relocating there from England.

Date Posted: 5/5/2008 10:52 PM ET
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Number of books on my shelf:  55

You won't find any: Horror, Harlequin type romance

I will mail out: by the deadline I select (sorry, I have to depend on my Dad to mail books out for me)

Might I recommend (only one):  The Virgin Blue by Tracy Chevalier.  A suspenceful, moving story of a young woman who finds herself in Europe with too much time on her hands.  She goes off to visit cousins and finds herself captivated with a painting.  This begins her adventure in unravelling a family mystery.  The book includes her story and that of the female ancestor from centuries before.  (A contemporary novel and historical fiction all in one!)

Date Posted: 5/5/2008 10:55 PM ET
Member Since: 10/4/2007
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Count me in!

Number of books on my shelf: 27

You won't find any:  Harlequin Romance

I will mail out: Typically within 2 days

Might I recommend (only one!) :  The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant - historical fiction set in Renaissance Italy.  Part coming of age story, part love story.  Lots of history.



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Date Posted: 5/5/2008 11:47 PM ET
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Number of books on my shelf: 63

You won't find any:  political

I will mail out: by the date i say i will

Might I recommend (only one!) : What Now, King Lear? :: Alistair Boyle

Date Posted: 5/6/2008 8:22 AM ET
Member Since: 6/20/2007
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Number of books on my shelf: 22

You won't find any: Religious books, books for young children, or Harlequin romances.

I will mail out: next day for single or double book orders, no later than Saturday for boxes with 3 or more books.

Might I recommend : Foggy Mountain Breakdown and Other Stories by Sharyn McCrumb.  Cozy mystery author's book of short stories.

Date Posted: 5/6/2008 8:34 AM ET
Member Since: 10/20/2007
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I have 86 books on my shelf.

You will find lots of true crime and thrillers.

May I recommend:  Coldheart Canyon - A Hollywood Ghost Story

Date Posted: 5/6/2008 8:55 AM ET
Member Since: 4/16/2008
Posts: 1,192
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One book for one credit. All books meet or exceed PBS guidelines.

Number of books on my shelf: 56

You won't find any: Nonfiction

I will mail out: Within two days of your order

Might I recommend (only one!) : Annie's Song by Catherine Anderson.

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Date Posted: 5/6/2008 9:28 AM ET
Member Since: 9/2/2005
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OOps!



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JOANNE (joann) - ,
Date Posted: 5/6/2008 9:31 AM ET
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One book for one credit. All books meet or exceed PBS guidelines.

Number of books on my shelf: 87

You won't find any: Cookbooks

I will mail out: Next day

Might I recommend (only one!) : Breath, Eyes, Memory by  Edwidge Danticat

Date Posted: 5/6/2008 9:54 AM ET
Member Since: 4/16/2008
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One book for one credit. All books meet or exceed PBS guidelines.

Number of books on my shelf: 44

You won't find any: Cookbooks (I got a little bit of everything, or at least one of everything)

I will mail out: Within two to five days

Might I recommend (only one!) : Country Cross-Stitch Designs (An American Sampler)

Date Posted: 5/6/2008 10:35 AM ET
Member Since: 12/11/2005
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This is a great idea! Thanks for coming up with it.

One book for one credit. All books meet or exceed PBS guidelines.

Number of books on my shelf: 50

You won't find any: cookbooks

I will mail out: Depending on the time the order comes in same day.

Might I recommend (only one!) : Hannibal :: Thomas Harris I just loved this book. Even though I had seen the movie it still kept me guessing.

Date Posted: 5/11/2008 9:28 AM ET
Member Since: 7/29/2005
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One book for one credit. All books meet or exceed PBS guidelines.

Number of books on my shelf: 74

You won't find any: Regency

I will mail out: Next day

Might I recommend (only one!) :  Nobody Knows by Mary Jane Clark

Date Posted: 5/11/2008 10:17 AM ET
Member Since: 5/10/2005
Posts: 2,357
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One book for one credit. All books meet or exceed PBS guidelines.

Number of books on my shelf: 36

You won't find any: Romance

I will mail out: Once during the week, once on Saturday

Might I recommend (only one!) : A Groom of One's Own (and other Bridal Accessories)