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Subject: WL'g a book not found in search
Date Posted: 5/20/2010 5:27 PM ET
Member Since: 1/3/2009
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I did look, but didn't find my answer...I was searching for a new book but nothing was found.  Is there a way to wishlist it?  I really hope this isn't a stupid question, but my search just kept saying try again, expand my search, etc.

The book comes out tomorrow and I was surprised no one else was looking for it.

Date Posted: 5/20/2010 5:38 PM ET
Member Since: 6/26/2006
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Do you know the ISBN (check Amazon)?  Sometimes books magically appear in search if you search by ISBN instead of title.

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 5/20/2010 5:40 PM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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Go to Amazon and find the ISBN (not the ASIN). Paste the ISBN into the search box here and delete any spaces or dashes from it. Then click the Search button. Searching by ISBN forces the system to go out and download the info if it's not already in the database. It also helps to find the entry if it is already here. If that doesn't find your book immediately, try again in about 15 minutes. If it's still not found, then there's no way to wish list it for now.

Sometimes I've searched by author or title and found nothing, then a search by ISBN brings up a listing that already has a lot of people wishing for it. Usually it turns out that I made a typo in the author or title.blush

Date Posted: 5/20/2010 5:53 PM ET
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Kelli - If you want to PM me the book info I can see if I can find it. I promise not to Wish List before you wink

Date Posted: 5/20/2010 6:34 PM ET
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Well, tried the ISBN and nothing there.  Went back to Amazon and found out...the Title of the book is the Australian version..completely different from the US version which has been out for awhile (and I already own). If it wasn't for a comment that another reader made, I would STILL be searching for this book, lol.

Thanks to everyone for their help with this.