Discussion Forums - Questions about PaperBackSwap Questions about PaperBackSwap

Topic: Postable or not?

Club rule - Please, if you cannot be courteous and respectful, do not post in this forum.
  Unlock Forum posting with Annual Membership.
Subject: Postable or not?
Date Posted: 8/28/2008 3:17 PM ET
Member Since: 7/26/2005
Posts: 135
Back To Top

I got a uncorrected proof copy of a WL'd book - It's new otherwise and appears identical to the book in question. It has an isbn of the regular book. I've seen ARC's before and this doesn't look like one - more like a pre-verision sent to write a review from.

Can I post it?

There are 4 people wishing for it, and I hate to see a good book go to waste

Date Posted: 8/28/2008 3:36 PM ET
Member Since: 10/11/2007
Posts: 8,455
Back To Top

I don't think it's condidered postable because the uncorrected proofs can often be different from the final book. Before I posted it I would try offering it in the book bazaar free with an order or a part of your 3/2 deal.

Date Posted: 8/28/2008 3:37 PM ET
Member Since: 2/28/2007
Posts: 2,164
Back To Top

Sorry, no.  From the Help Center, you cannot post:

  •  
  • Anything that is not a book
  • Anything that contains advertising
  • Advance Reader Copies (also known as ARC s, Review Copies or Uncorrected Proofs--these are not the final versions of books)
  • CD-ROM books/e-books (books that must be read on a computer)
  • Burned copies of audio books
  • Xerox or otherwise unoriginal copies of books
  • Unbound pages
  • leaflets or pamphlets or booklets* without ISBNs (other members complain at spending a credit for these)
  • Books that require supplementary non-media materials (non-media materials cannot be sent by MediaMail)
  • Pornography (sex manuals and erotica are allowed, hardcore pornography is not allowed)
  • Date Posted: 8/28/2008 3:39 PM ET
    Member Since: 12/23/2005
    Posts: 1,157
    Back To Top

    You could offer it in the Book Bazaar with an order on your shelf. Mention it is an Uncorrected proof of a wishlist book.