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Subject: TBR Confusion
Date Posted: 4/6/2009 12:15 AM ET
Member Since: 4/3/2009
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Okay.. I tired my hardest to figure this out on my own, but I give up now lol HELP ME!! :D

Adding books to my TBR list does what excatly? I find tons of books that I want, but it won't give me the option of adding it to my wish list.. and since I don't have any credit yet I've been just piling them in there. Is that what it's for? That's my big problem lol other than that... I think I've gotten this thing pretty well figured out! :D So far anyway!! Thanks for your help!!

Date Posted: 4/6/2009 12:18 AM ET
Member Since: 6/15/2006
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I use the TBR- To Be Read list for books that I actually have in hand and need to read. I use my Reminder list for books that I would like to order but do not have or want to spend a credit on right now.

Books that are available to order, that title has copies posted right now, cannot be added to yoru wish list. The Wish List is really another term for a waiting list for books that do not have any copies posted in the system. You are putting yourself in line for that book.

Hope that this helps explain they system a bit more.


Last Edited on: 4/6/09 12:21 AM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 4/6/2009 12:19 AM ET
Member Since: 2/23/2008
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The TBR list is To Be Read - books you're intending to read at some point.  It's just a place on PBS for you to keep a list of those books, plus it will tell you if any of your TBR books are on anyone else's Wish List.  If you find books that are available in the system but you don't want to order them yet, you can add those to your Reminder List.  That one will tell you how many copies are available, too.

Subject: Perfect!
Date Posted: 4/6/2009 12:26 AM ET
Member Since: 4/3/2009
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Great!! Thank you SO much ... that helps solve that problem! :) Everyone here is so nice and helpful...it's so great! Thanks again!!

Date Posted: 4/6/2009 12:30 PM ET
Member Since: 7/19/2008
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I love my TBR and have every book that I need to read in there. This way when you see an interesting book it tells you that you already have it. Stopped me from double ordering many times !