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Subject: Posted books not showing up?
Date Posted: 1/20/2011 8:57 AM ET
Member Since: 5/19/2007
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Has anyone else had a problem today with posting books to your bookshelf, and then not seeing them?  I posted two books this morning; when I look at my bookshelf, they're not there.  One was wishlisted, and it does show up on my Account page as a wishlist hold.  But the other book is not wishlisted, and yet I don't see it anywhere.  I've tried posting it again, thinking I made a mistake, and I get the message that I can't post duplicate books into the system.  

Date Posted: 1/20/2011 9:11 AM ET
Member Since: 5/19/2007
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There just seems to be a long "lag time" when performing any posting function.  Now I show two copies of said book on my bookshelf!  And when I deleted one, it wouldn't go away.  

I think I'll quit for now. laugh

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 1/20/2011 9:13 AM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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The first book will not show up on your bookshelf. A book that is on a tab on your My Account page won't also appear on your My Bookshelf page.

Fairyville, the second book, is on your bookshelf twice. Make sure you're sorting your bookshelf by date descending so you can see it. It might be sorting in the wrong order if you're using another option.

Date Posted: 1/20/2011 9:21 AM ET
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A book that is on a tab on your My Account page won't also appear on your My Bookshelf page.

Cathy, it does appear on my bookshelf, with a little exclamation mark to the right.  I think it stays that way until it is accepted by whoever is wishing for it. 

Fairyville shouldn't be there twice, since it's the same book.  I guess it's just glitchy this morning.

Date Posted: 1/20/2011 9:42 AM ET
Member Since: 1/27/2010
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I think the site is just very slow today. I printed PBS postage this morning and marked the book mailed and it took about an hour for the credit to show up once I had marked it mailed. 

Date Posted: 1/20/2011 10:30 AM ET
Member Since: 12/10/2009
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There are times like in the afternoon where I can't even log on. And I always wonder if PBS is just to full to let me in.

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 1/20/2011 1:05 PM ET
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You're right Vicky, a book on WL hold appears on your own My Bookshelf page. Sorry, I got confused. I meant to say that other members can't see the book on your bookshelf while it's on your My Account page.

Date Posted: 1/23/2011 10:03 PM ET
Member Since: 4/28/2009
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I just posted 15 books without ISBNs and they all showed up immediately!  I thought no ISBN meant it went into a holding pattern til the edittors could double check it, but mine showed up right away!