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Subject: obscure and only one posted books???
Date Posted: 12/31/2008 1:34 PM ET
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Looking for something different... please post here what you consider your most obscure books, and books that you have the only posted title of.  Please also include the ISBN for the books... and your opinions of these books would also be welcome!!



Stacie :)

Date Posted: 12/31/2008 3:42 PM ET
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I have Illusions by Charlotte Vale Allen

Book Description:

"Illusions" provides an in-depth exploration of the victim/captor relationship that is sympathetic to both parties, allowing readers to see the lengths to which grief can sometimes take people

ISBN  13-9780689118913                ISBN  10-0689118910

Bible Diary 2000 The Jubilee Year :: Claretian Missionaries
ISBN-13: 9780689118913 - ISBN-10: 0689118910   M Is for Monster :: Mel Gilden
ISBN-13: 9780380754236 - ISBN-10: 0380754231   The Magic Pretzel : Ready For Chapters 1 :: Daniel Pinkwater
ISBN-13: 9780689837906 - ISBN-10: 0689837909   The Princess Bride :: William Goldman  audiocassettes
ISBN-13: 168267 - ISBN-10:      Right to read: Literacy (Contemporary issues) Girl Scouts ISBN-13: 9780884414711 - ISBN-10: 088441471X  

The Tempest :: William Shakespeare
ISBN-13: 166616 - ISBN-10:

The Ultimate Weight Solution For Teens : The 7 Keys to Weight Freedom--Jay McGraw  audioCDs

The Original 1896 Boston Cooking-School Cookbook--(small book with lots of recipes- selections from the original cookbook)

Death's Little Helpers (John March Mysteries (Hardcover)) :: Peter Spiegelman

The Crow and Mrs. Gaddy--Greenwillow Read Alone Book

This is Our House  (WL)

Dorothy and Old King Crow (Oz)  Step 3 book   Step into Reading


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Date Posted: 12/31/2008 5:35 PM ET
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  I finally figured out how to find this information and discovered I have quite a few "only copies" in the system!


The Bankers : The Next Generation The New Worlds Money Credit Banking Electronic Age :: Martin Mayer
ISBN-13: 9780452272644 - ISBN-10: 0452272645

Civil War Handbook :: William H. Price
ISBN-13: 9781879295001 - ISBN-10: 1879295008

The Disappearance of the Outside: A Manifesto for Escape :: Andrei Codrescu
ISBN-13: 9780201570984 - ISBN-10: 020157098X

Empire of the Czar :: Marquis De Custine
ISBN-13: 9780385249584 - ISBN-10: 0385249586

Essays of the Masters :: Charles Neider
ISBN-13: 9780815410973 - ISBN-10: 0815410972

Financial Markets and Institutions :: Frederic S. Mishkin
ISBN-13: 9780201300840 - ISBN-10: 0201300842

Flooring (Do It Yourself) :: Sunset Editors
ISBN-13: 9780376011411 - ISBN-10: 0376011416

In The Gunsight Of The KGB :: Alexander Ushakov
ISBN-13: 9780394562841 - ISBN-10: 0394562844

Man is the Measure :: Reuben Abel
ISBN-13: 9780684836362 - ISBN-10: 068483636X

The Middle Ages, 395-1500 :: Joseph Reese Strayer
ISBN-13: 9780876205747 - ISBN-10: 0876205740

Mike Tyson: Money, Myth and Betrayal :: Montieth M. Illingworth
ISBN-13: 9781559720793 - ISBN-10: 1559720794

The Mysteries Within : A Surgeon Explores Myth, Medicine, and the Human Body :: Sherwin B. Nuland
ISBN-13: 9780684854861 - ISBN-10: 0684854864

The Norton History of Chemistry (Norton History of Science) :: W. H. Brock, William H. Brock
ISBN-13: 9780393035360 - ISBN-10: 0393035360

Nurturing The Leader Within Your Child What Every Parent Needs To Know :: Tim Elmore
ISBN-13: 9780785266143 - ISBN-10: 0785266143

Oswald and the CIA :: John Newman, John M. Newman
ISBN-13: 9780786701315 - ISBN-10: 0786701315

Paying With Plastic: The Digital Revolution in Buying and Borrowing :: David S. Evans, Richard Schmalensee
ISBN-13: 9780262050623 - ISBN-10: 0262050625

Rapids: A Novel :: Tim Parks
ISBN-13: 9781559708111 - ISBN-10: 1559708115

Saints and Villains :: Denise Giardina
ISBN-13: 9780393045710 - ISBN-10: 0393045714

Saving The Reagan Presidency: Trust Is The Coin Of The Realm (The Presidency and Leadership) :: David M. Abshire, Richard E. Neustadt
ISBN-13: 9781585444663 - ISBN-10: 1585444669

Sinners Return to God: The Prodigal Son :: M Mueller
ISBN-13: 9780895552051 - ISBN-10: 0895552051

Survey Research by Telephone (SAGE Library of Social Research) :: James H. Frey
ISBN-13: 9780803929852 - ISBN-10: 0803929854

Town Through History
ISBN-13: 9781852109912 - ISBN-10: 1852109912

TRINITIES :: Nick Tosches
ISBN-13: 9780385470032 - ISBN-10: 0385470037

The Twelve Caesars :: Michael Grant
ISBN-13: 9780684144023 - ISBN-10: 0684144026

Undercurrents :: Frances Fyfield
ISBN-13: 9780670896363 - ISBN-10: 0670896365

Views of the Past :: British Library
ISBN-13: 9780712301305 - ISBN-10: 0712301305

Water Shaper :: Laura Williams McCaffrey
ISBN-13: 9780618614899 - ISBN-10: 0618614893



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Date Posted: 12/31/2008 6:25 PM ET
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Dang I think most of my bookshelf that is over a year old is weird and obscure.  I will come back and list a few oddballs.

Date Posted: 12/31/2008 6:39 PM ET
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The Best of Health 275 Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask Your Doctor        118654

Unchained Memories : True Stories of Traumatic Memories, Lost and Found     0465095399

You Only Die Once : Preparing for the end of Life with Grace and Gusto     1591450136

Let Me Die Laughing ! Waking From the Nightmare of a Brain Explosion  1932905065

Katrina:Friends, Family and Faith   0834122669

Your Unique Wedding Say "I Do" with a Twist !     1564147517

I'll Miss You Too An Off-to-College Guide for Parents and Students   1402206410


Just a few....

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Date Posted: 12/31/2008 9:48 PM ET
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A lot of my shelf is like this.  Here are a few:

Six Theosophic Points and Other Writings :: Jacob Boehme

Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years : a reader and guide :: Toby Kleban Levine

Interpreting Scripture in the Third Millenium


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Date Posted: 1/1/2009 8:52 AM ET
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Here are some of mine:

Cafe Berlin by Harold Nebenal  ISBN:9780879512842. A Sephardic Jew, passing as a Spaniard runs a nightclub in Berlin in the 1930's. In 1943, he is in hiding and writes about his years in Berlin leading up to his concealment. Very accurate in the depiction of historical facts.

Train Your Brain: The Complete Mental Workout for a Fit and Agile Mind by Joel Levy  ISBN:9780760789858. Need I say more?

The Incredible Book of Vatican Facts and Papal Curiosities: A Treasury of Trivia by Nino Lo Bello  ISBN: 9780760758625.

Date Posted: 1/1/2009 12:50 PM ET
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thanks everyone for your great suggestions --  bump

Date Posted: 1/1/2009 7:05 PM ET
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Carol D.,

I ordered Essentials of Psychology

Date Posted: 1/1/2009 9:31 PM ET
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Thanks Ammie, it goes out tomorrow!

Subject: obscure books
Date Posted: 1/1/2009 9:42 PM ET
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I have Richer by Asia, by Edmond Taylor, about the British Raj, Magister Ludi, by Herman Hesse, Siguiriya by Sylvia Lopez-Medina and actually a good part of my bookshelf is non-typical.  Maybe you'll take a look?

Subject: thanks everyone!
Date Posted: 1/2/2009 11:13 AM ET
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Well, I have ordered so many books, that I have depleted most of my credits  -- oh no I better get them back up before I start getting wish list offers lol


Most of the books left on my shelf at this time is pretty much crap that has been sitting around forever, but if anyone is interested in anything, I have to get rid of it!!


Currently offering 5 for 1 on any Harloquin/Silhoutte books and 3 for 1 on any other, EXCEPT textbooks which are not included in the offer since they are heavy and cost more to ship.  If you want to mix and match or see a lot that you are interested in, let me know I would be happy to do other deals.  Happy Holidays everyone!!



Date Posted: 1/2/2009 12:06 PM ET
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Stacie, I checked out your bookshelf and found three books I would like.  I will order the Collector by Cruise and would like

Deck the Halls - Clark

Op-Center - Clancy

I wish I liked Harlequin as you have a nice collection to choose from!

Thank you!


Date Posted: 1/2/2009 1:30 PM ET
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yeah, unfortunatly I don't care for them either and havn't even read most of the ones I have listed lol - they just got handed in my lap so I put them on here.  I will get your order together and get it to the post office probably on Monday.



Date Posted: 1/7/2009 11:32 AM ET
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Updated list above

Subject: I've Got the Only One of . . .
Date Posted: 1/18/2009 11:23 PM ET
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All books with this tag

Lighting the Way : Nine Women Who Changed Modern America
Author: Karenna Gore Schiff

It also happens to be a hardback in giftable shape from a non-smoking home.  Thanks!

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