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Subject: Questions from a new member...
Date Posted: 9/1/2008 9:40 PM ET
Member Since: 5/18/2008
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I joined a while back and just last night posted the books I have to offer.  When searching for more books from the series I'm reading, I noticed that I have quite a few books on my bookshelf that are marked as unavailable for exchange.

Specifically, I have a good number of the Kathleen O'Neal Gear & W. Micheal Gear "People of the...." series.  Several of the titles marked as unavailable are books I'm offering.

I'm just a bit confused.  =)

Thanks-

Em

Date Posted: 9/1/2008 9:49 PM ET
Member Since: 7/18/2008
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They must be Wish List books. Just means if you post them that they'll go to the first person in line for that book.

Date Posted: 9/1/2008 9:52 PM ET
Member Since: 10/1/2005
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You can't order your own books, so they are unavailable to you :)

Date Posted: 9/1/2008 9:54 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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If they aren't on WL hold then most likely your's are the only copies posted.  If you have a book on your shelf it won't give you the order this book option. 

Date Posted: 9/1/2008 9:59 PM ET
Member Since: 5/18/2008
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When I went to the author, and clicked her name to see the available list of books, that's where I was seeing the titles I have as unavailable.

And after further research, there's 2 people with the one book on their wish list, so now I understand why it isn't showing as swapable.

Thanks =)

Em

Date Posted: 9/1/2008 11:59 PM ET
Member Since: 10/26/2007
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I see the books listed and available on your shelf.  If you are clicking on the author and see some in red that are not available it's because they are wishlisted.  I clicked on one and it had 23 people wishing.  This was the hardcover version so that may be what you are seeing.