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Subject: I can't see the new books listed anymore!
Date Posted: 2/6/2015 9:57 PM ET
Member Since: 2/27/2013
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Every night, believe it or not, I do a "search" through PBS for books that are: Children's, 2007 or newer, and either paperback or hardcover.  Each day I ask for those that have been posted in the last 24 hours. I use the "Search...browse by genre..." and narrow it down.

I have done this every night (almost) for over a year, and never had a problem.  Now, for the last few days,  I can not do this!  The message pipes up that "you are looking in posted books, why not try looking in all books" and NO books are listed--as if NO ONE has listed new children's books 2007 or newer in the last day!  I have tried 2001 or newer, within the last 24 hours.  But nothing shows up unless I take out the "within 24 hours" or the "within 7 days" feature.  Then I get ALL books ever posted.

I don't want ALL books; I only want to see the NEW ones.

I've double checked myself, and don't see anything I might have done wrong--no title or key word put in by mistake, etc.

By the way, I CAN do it if I go to the "Search--new books posted today--12:00 am, 1:00, etc" but then I get ALL years of books--and there are thousands.

Is this a feature of the new PBS or what??

Date Posted: 2/6/2015 10:44 PM ET
Member Since: 2/20/2008
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Maybe there haven't been any new ones posted in that time frame? A lot of people are still undecided what they're doing with membership so likely are not posting new books until they decide.

Date Posted: 2/7/2015 8:27 AM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2007
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I am having the same problem! I have a link saved for graphic novels/comics posted in the last 24 hours which usually pulls up 20-30 a day and it has turned up zero over the past 3-4 days with the same  "Your search was looking in " Posted Books" only. Try choosing "All Books" from the Search Type option on the left." message. I imagine it could be a reaction to the new membership options but it feels like something is indeed broken.

Date Posted: 2/7/2015 9:46 AM ET
Member Since: 3/30/2007
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With the changes the site is undergoing right now, I am sure some items are being shut down for a time then will come back up. 

Thanks for your patience.

Date Posted: 2/7/2015 10:05 AM ET
Member Since: 5/4/2009
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The last 24 hours are not showing anything for me, but the last 7 days shows books. You can sort that list by Date posted, descending.

Date Posted: 2/7/2015 1:28 PM ET
Member Since: 1/10/2009
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Have you tried signing up for the Daily Digest, that'd be delivered in your email late at night for books posted that day? You can indicate which sorts of books you want to hear about. I got mine this morning, so it should be good until ,at least 2/15.

Subject: daily digest
Date Posted: 2/7/2015 1:54 PM ET
Member Since: 9/8/2012
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thanks for mentioning daily digest, just signed up for it...didn't even know that was an option.