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Subject: A simple question from a newbie.
Date Posted: 6/20/2009 7:40 AM ET
Member Since: 6/20/2009
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I just ordered a novel, but it's still listed as available. Can someone order that novel after me and my order be overlooked?

Date Posted: 6/20/2009 8:03 AM ET
Member Since: 6/29/2007
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Welcome Jesse!

Once you request a book, and someone comes along after you and requests that same book, it is requested from the next person in the system that has it available.   Each sender has 5 days to accept your request so be patient!  If for some reason they cannot send the book, your request will roll over to the next person who has a copy available.

Mary

Date Posted: 6/20/2009 8:19 AM ET
Member Since: 5/14/2009
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to find out how many copies there are on a book add it to your reminder list. 

Date Posted: 6/20/2009 9:40 AM ET
Member Since: 6/20/2009
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Thank you both! Now I understand. 

Date Posted: 6/20/2009 12:34 PM ET
Member Since: 12/28/2006
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Welcome to PBS Jesse!