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Subject: Post your newer "giftable" books for Christmas gifts!!!
Date Posted: 11/4/2009 7:08 PM ET
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Hi all!

I'm in the mood for Christmas shopping!  Post your like new gift quality books here so we can request them as Christmas gifts!



Date Posted: 11/4/2009 7:22 PM ET
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I just listed a bunch of Angelina Ballerina books, and Hopscotch School books that are brand new.

Edited to add, "Angelina and the Princess" is even still in it's plastic wrapper--never opened.

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Date Posted: 11/4/2009 9:15 PM ET
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I have a book: Riot and Resurgence - It is a Civil War Narrative, Hardback, with dust jacket - doesn't even look like it has been read. Good gift for dad into Civil War history. It isn't posted on my shelf - let me know if you are interested.

Date Posted: 11/4/2009 9:18 PM ET
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I also have two manga books for Scrapped Princess - brand new looking. For anime manga lovers - probably YA. Many of my books are in great condition and have been well cared for. Seriously, look at my shelf and if there is one you are interested in as a gift, just ask if it is in new condition. I will tell the truth as I am a paperbackswap gifter myself :)

Date Posted: 11/4/2009 9:28 PM ET
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Two more brand new books, Hardcover/Dustjacketed: Dark Angels and Life Mask. Dark Angels is a fiction novel about 17th century England and the court of Charles the II. Life mask follows the fictional lives of three people living in 18th century London as they chase their dreams in a world on the brink of evolution. Also not posted on my shelf - PM me if interested.

Date Posted: 11/4/2009 11:09 PM ET
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Have several "like new" giftable books in super mint  condition including:

      4 clique novels (Massie, Kristen, Dylan, and Alicia

      The Little Book of Zen (hardback)

       Picnics (great summer receipes)


       2 new sealed Audio cassettes:

             1.The most beautiful woman in the world (Elizabeth Taylor ) by Amburn

              2. Speak to Win by Decker

I also have a few Christmas crafting books that are nice including The Ultimate Ornament Book  (Leisure Arts)

PM me if interested in any of these titles.  Thanks




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Date Posted: 11/4/2009 11:16 PM ET
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These are little hardback gift-type books.  3 for 1
Love Notes
101 Ways to Say I Love You
Two are better than one
The Language of the Heart
Be Mine - A Valentine for My Sweetheart

Sweets For My Sweet (A Celebration of Love and Chocolate)
Love Bears All Things


I also have these posted to my shelf.
Maxine Yelling it like it is
Author: Dan Taylor John M. Wagner
Book Type: Hardcover

Flowers On Main
Author: Sherryl Woods
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback (Never read)

More Headlines
Author: Jay Leno
Book Type: Paperback

The Purpose of Christmas
Author: Rick Warren
Book Type: Hardcover

Beneath the Skin
Author: Nicci French
Book Type: Hardcover

Christmas Cookie Murder (Lucy Stone, Bk 6)
Author: Leslie Meier
Book Type: Hardcover

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Date Posted: 11/5/2009 12:34 AM ET
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These are my BRAND NEW- Giftable Items:

Most Books TAKEN!

No Fear:( softcover-  Christian  Kids book set- thin paper back books- 3 in thin case ( I have 3 of these)



Audio CD's-


What the Bible Says About Raising Children - Christian, Factory Sealed, 2008


Audio Books- CASSETTES- BRAND NEW- Factory Sealed:

The Legend of Beggar Vance- audio cassette - Factory Sealed, Read by Ronny Cox- 4 cassettes

Les Brown, The Courage To Live Your Dreams-Powerful Goals- A Commitment To Happiness#2

Les Brown-The Courage To Live Your Dreams- The Right People- Whatever It Takes #3

Les Brown- The Courage To Live Your Dreams- Become a Powerful Person- Find A Cause #4

Les Brown- The Courage To Live Your Dreams- The Courage To Confront Your Fears- Getting Unstuck- Overcoming Problems #5

Les Brown- The Courage To Live Your Dreams- You've Gotta Be Hungry- Put It All Together #6

Old Friends- Tracy Kidder- Read by the Author- An Eloquent deeply moving look at growing old by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author SEALED-NEW

Olivier- Classic Radio Performances- Sir Laurence Olivier- performs works by Melville, Wilde, Wells, Harte, Gogol- SEALED NEW

Through the Windows of Christmas- Pastor to Pastor- Focus on the Family- Audio Cassette- Special Series for Busy Pastors

The Jungle Book- Disney- audio cassette tape- NEW SEALED- Songs from The Jungle Book- CUTE- NICE! ( This one I could not post- needs 1 credit)

No Finish Line- by Blind athlete- Factory Sealed


I also have a "Farewell to the Presidency" by Richard Nixon, Nixon's Entire Farewell Speech,plus the history of watergate and on Side 2 Ford Accepts- on a long sealed cardboard hanging sheet- Factory Sealed- New- for history buffs or those who save Presidential items- Do not have this posted yet- Will be 2 credits- audio cassette.

Questions welcome- Order more than one item to save me postage- THANKS SO MUCH!  I may post more later- THESE ARE REALLY NICE AND GIFTABLE ITEMS!

I will be online Friday Am and a couple times throughout the day and evening- Thanks for looking !

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Date Posted: 11/5/2009 2:15 AM ET
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I have the following books on my shelf that are in giftable condition...

Advanced French for Exceptional Cats
Henry Beard - ISBN-13: 9780679417644 - ISBN-10: 0679417648

French for Cats : All the French Your Cat Will Ever Need
Henry Beard - ISBN-13: 9780679406761 - ISBN-10: 067940676X

Cats: A Feline Potpourri
Armand Eisen - ISBN-13: 9780836230024 - ISBN-10: 0836230027

Cathy Hamilton - ISBN-13: 9780740743931 - ISBN-10: 0740743937

Love Blooms Here
ISBN-13: 9781565077102 - ISBN-10: 1565077105

Moments Of Indulgence (Girlfriend Connections)
Bonnie Jensen - ISBN-13: 9781593106195 - ISBN-10: 159310619X

The Music Box
T. Davis Bunn - ISBN-13: 9781556619007 - ISBN-10: 1556619006

On Your Anniversary
Elly Sanna - ISBN-13: 9781586602826 - ISBN-10: 1586602829

A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl, Belmont Plantation, 1859 (Dear America)
Patricia C. Mckissack - ISBN-13: 9780590259880 - ISBN-10: 0590259881

When Will This Cruel War Be Over?: The Civil War Diary of Emma Simpson (Dear America)
Barry Denenberg - ISBN-13: 9780590228626 - ISBN-10: 0590228625

Twelve African Tribal Costume Bookmarks (Small-Format Bookmarks)
Cal Massey - ISBN-13: 9780486415710 - ISBN-10: 0486415716

Twelve Old-Time Butterfly Bookmarks (Small-Format Bookmarks)
Maggie Kate - ISBN-13: 9780486292854 - ISBN-10: 0486292851

Date Posted: 11/5/2009 9:11 AM ET
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Just updated my post by adding some more giftable items! Hurry Christmas is coming- shop early with your credits!

Subject: Brand New Awsome gift for a grandmother on my shelf!
Date Posted: 11/5/2009 9:22 AM ET
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Grandmother's Memories To Her Grandchild (Hardcover) Go to "Grandmother's Memories To Her Grandchild" pageEngaging prompts and questions encourage grandmothers to record wisdom and memories from their lives. Themes range from childhood stories to advice on living a godly life. Photo journal pages allow the inclusion of special photographs or mementos. Including Scripture verses and other quotes, this journal provides a personal way for families to pass on the legacy of their faith and of their lives for generations to come.

Request this brand new book from me and get a free book choice from my tower with it. PM me for fast service. Mary Jane

Date Posted: 11/5/2009 9:41 AM ET
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Just Ordered Grandmother's Memories for a Christmas gift - THANKS! 

Date Posted: 11/5/2009 10:44 AM ET
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I have the following two books that would make great gifts for the infant or toddler in your life. These have both been gentley used by my son, but are in like new condition. I'd like to pass them on to somebody else who will appreciate them.

Where's Elmo?: A peek-a-boo book Where's Elmo?: A Peek-A-Boo Book - Peek-a-boo-it's Elmo! Young children will delight in looking for their favorite furry friend, along with all of his Sesame Street pals. Filled with hands-on activities and fun-to-feel textures, this interactive soft cloth book is perfect for curious young hands. "Where's Elmo? Children's Book" is safety-tested and surface-washable.
Sesame Beginnings Let's Make Music Sesame Beginnings: Let's Make Music -  A fun step toward literacy, this soft cloth book is full of exciting musical sounds and interactive parts, including a rattle, squeak, and fun-to-feel crinkle textures. These activities keep children engaged and help develop fine motor skills.

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Subject: I have 1 book
Date Posted: 11/5/2009 11:24 AM ET
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It's called the Christmas Present.  It's Christmas stories--.  It's in top condition.  Small hard back with pristine cover.

Date Posted: 11/5/2009 1:37 PM ET
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I have 3 sets of V.C. Andrews books that are in giftable (like new) condition.  I am willing to do a 5-for-2 for each of these series.  Please PM me if you want one of the series.


Orphans series 5 for 2:  (order first two books listed)

  • Butterfly - V.C. Andrews
  • Crystal - V.C. Andrews
  • Brooke - V. C. Andrews
  • Raven - V. C. Andrews
  • Runaways - V. C. Andrews


Landry Series 5 for 2:   (order first two books listed)

  • Ruby - V.C. Andrews
  • Pearl in the Mist - V.C. Andrews
  • Tarnished Gold - V.C. Andrews
  • Hidden Jewel - V. C. Andrews
  • All That Glitters - V. C. Andrews


Logan Family Series 5 for 2:   (order first two books listed)

  • Melody - V.C. Andrews
  • Heart Song - V. C. Andrews
  • Olivia - V.C. Andrews
  • Music of the NIght - V. C. Andrews
  • Unfinished Symphony - V. C. Andrews

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Subject: childrens, teens, and a few adults!
Date Posted: 11/5/2009 4:54 PM ET
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Anna is Still Here - Ida Vos: childrens, brand new, historical fiction

Hide and Seek - Ida Vos: childrens, brand new, historical fiction

Granny Dan - Daniel Steel

I Love You Mom (A collection of Poems): hardcover

Now What? God's Guide to Life for Graduates: hardcover, brand new, teens

Permission to Win - Ray Pelletier: hardcover, brand new

Secret Santa - D.E. Athkins: teens

Serious Kiss - Mary Hogan: hardcover, teens

I also have nine  7th Heaven novels (based on the TV show) on my shelf that are all in giftable condition!: teens

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Subject: Giftable, Brand New
Date Posted: 11/5/2009 8:41 PM ET
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I over purchased on these brand new children's books.  Have duplicates also.   Giving 2  brand new books for 1 credit.  These were left over books that I used for Sunday School gifts.  2 for 1 credit.  Mix or Match.  PM  me with your order. 

JONAH AND THE BIG FISH Bible Sticker Activity Book ( 8 1/2 x 11 .. more than 50 color picture stickers.. good quality)  Activity puzzles inside book also. Tyndale House Publishers

DANIEL AND THE TATTLETALES, Mary Munz Simon.  Easy Reader.  Daniel Bible Story with some humor that kids really enjoy.

Date Posted: 11/6/2009 6:42 PM ET
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I have a bunch of books in giftable condition, but the best ones are:

Hatchet, by Gary Paulsen (great read to get those boys reading early! 5th grade up, my son loved the story) pb

Peace with God, by Billy Graham (Great for those people who are missing loved ones this chrstmas season, or those who feel a little down) pb

The Fifteen Streets, by Catherine Cookson Large Print Edition (Gift for those that love the classical feel in books) hardcover with dust jacket

A Sand County Almanac, by Aldo Leopold (Got nature lovers in the family? Wonderfully fun book, illistrated!) pb


I do have the Left Behind Kids series 6, 7, 8, 10, 12 in great condition but they are previous donations to the library that got stickered but never made it to the shelves because another set got donated.

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Date Posted: 11/6/2009 8:08 PM ET
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Just updated my giftables posting!

Subject: Giftable
Date Posted: 11/6/2009 9:24 PM ET
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Date Posted: 11/7/2009 3:10 AM ET
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I have the following giftable  hardcovers with jackets:

When You Believe

Nursery Songs and Lullabies

Dabble Duck

The Christmas Pageant

Howard and Gracie's Luncheonette


I have the following giftable hardcovers published with NO dustjackets:

Cats Craddle

The Secret of The Clock

The Hidden Staircase

Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears

The Easter Story

Subject: Children's Books that are giftable
Date Posted: 11/7/2009 8:22 AM ET
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Date Posted: 11/8/2009 4:51 PM ET
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I have 6 or 8 Hardy Boys books that are in new condition - most of them have never been opened. See my shelf . I will do a 2 for 1 on these for Christmas gifts.


Subject: Giftable Books
Date Posted: 11/8/2009 7:36 PM ET
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The Stone Diaries


Born in 1905, Daisy Goodwill drifts through the chapters of childhood, marriage, widowhood, remarriage, motherhood and old age. Bewildered by her inability to understand her own role, Daisy attempts to find a way to tell her own story within a novel that is itself about the limitations of autobiography. By Carol Shields (Pulitzer Prize winner)




Throwing the Elephant : Zen and the Art of Managing Up


In this simple little handbook, Stanley Bing, the master of Machiavellian meanness, offers the nicest possible way to manipulate one's executive elephant to achieve enlightenment -- and power.




Father Joe: The Man Who Saved My Soul


Tony Hendra’s inspiring true story of finding faith, friendship, and family through the decades-long influence of a surpassingly wise Benedictine monk named Father Joseph Warrillow.




Sorrowful Mysteries & Other Stories


This first collection of stories was the winner of the 1991 Bumbershoot Publication Award. Contest readers described these dozen Southern stories as "quirky, but not quite bizarre."




Whispers on the Color Line: Rumor & Race in America


How do urban legends affect how different races see each other, and how do these legends change according to which ethnic group is being targeted?





Inside Secrets of Finding a Teaching Job: The Most Effective Search Methods for Both New and Experienced Educators


Provides real-world job search tips from other teachers as well as administrators. Also contains resume-writing advice, how to create a teacher portfolio and demonstration video, and Internet resources for finding the perfect situation.




Ending Affirmative Action: The Case for Colorblind Justice (hardback)


Eastland lays bare the absurdities and injustices of affirmative action, and presents the strongest case to date for doing away with race-based and gender-based preferences




Your LGBT Guide to Comics: Prism Comics (2006 edition)

Chock full of comics, interviews, features, and artwork showcasing LGBT creators and works.




Emily Dickinson & her Culture


This book attempts to place her texts in their cultural contexts by exploring her attitude towards death, romance, the afterlife, God, nature and art.




Nothing but the night


A study of the terror and waywardness of a man who suffered an early traumatic experience. By John Williams whose 1972 novel "Augustus" won a National Book Award. Williams dies November 5, 2009.


And if you are still no sure what to get those "hard to shop for" folks on your list, then consult




The Greatest Gift Guide Ever: Over 3200 gift ideas for everyone and every occasion









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Subject: Giftable Books
Date Posted: 11/8/2009 11:50 PM ET
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These are the giftable books I have:

Hardbacks with dust jackets:

    Memoirs of Pontius Pilate by James R Mills

    Skipping Christmas by John Grisham

    Bleachers by John Grisham

    Playing for Pizza by John Grisham

    I Was Amelia Earhart by Jane Mendelsohn

    He Was Here by Ivan J. Kauffman

Paper backs:

    Funny, You Don't Look Like a Grandmother by Lois Wyse

    God's Incredible Mercy by George A. Maloney, SJ

    The Cat I.Q. Test by Melissa Miller

:)All books are in excellent condition and (depending on the person) could pass for brand new. I am willing to make a deal if you want 3 or more.  PM me with with any questions and your deals!  Any books or audios on my bookshelf can be included in the deal!:)




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