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Subject: Is there a way to search people's bookshelves without ordering?
Date Posted: 8/27/2010 11:11 AM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2010
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When you search a book, if it comes up you can click to order it. Then you can see other books on the person's bookshelf by clicking order more. Is there a way to see who has the book and search their bookshelf without clicking on the order button? I am looking for a bunch of Junie B. books. This way I could see who has the most and order from them so they only have to pay shipping once and I don't have to order from multiple people. Thanks :)

Date Posted: 8/27/2010 11:23 AM ET
Member Since: 7/12/2010
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Just click on the members name and that will take you to their profile page where you can access their bookshelf.

-RD

Cathy A. (Cathy) - ,
Date Posted: 8/27/2010 11:25 AM ET
Member Since: 12/27/2005
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You can use the Box-O-Books search to see which Boxers have these books on their shelves. Make a note of their nicknames (in parens after their names), then search for them in the Member Directory and order from them that way.

Date Posted: 8/27/2010 1:10 PM ET
Member Since: 1/17/2009
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Or, you could make a post in the Book Bazaar asking for someone who has a lot of the books to contact you. They may be willing to offer a deal, too, especially of the books have a lot of copies in the system.



Last Edited on: 8/27/10 1:11 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 8/27/2010 1:15 PM ET
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You can also start the process to order FIFO, then not hit the confirm button.  From there you can go to the order more view of the bookshelf. 

When I was hunting a series of kid's books, I'd check each book to see who in FIFO had more.  I found a member with several listed and a deal offered in her bookshelf header.

It will go on your record if you order, then cancel.  But it does not show up if you browse without confirming.