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Subject: In your wildest dreams, ladies!
Date Posted: 7/30/2010 9:39 AM ET
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Okay...FOL sale today.  If you check in here today, and are looking for a book...any author, any genre...let me know.  I'll keep my eyes open!!  We have boxes and boxes and boxes...

Date Posted: 7/30/2010 9:47 AM ET
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Here's my WL:  Deb's WL.  Go wild!!! smiley

Date Posted: 7/30/2010 9:59 AM ET
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LOL..Deb, your link takes me to MY wishlist!   I didn't realize it at first, so I'm thinking, "This chick IS dreaming...I'm keeping these!!" 

 

ETA: I just clicked on your wishlist tab to see yours.  I'll let you know how I do!



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Date Posted: 7/30/2010 10:13 AM ET
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Vicky...I'm looking for any of the Penmans.  And the Cornwell Saxon series.  I prefer paperbacks, but hardcover would be fine for the Penmans. Thanks for looking!



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Date Posted: 7/30/2010 10:37 AM ET
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Ah, Vicky, How generous of you! Here is a list of mine that should be available - somewhere. If you can find any of them, that would be just great!

1.Night of Flames by Douglas W Jacobson

2. Beyond the Grave by Pierre Magnan

3.Hodd by Adam Thorpe

4.The Passionate Brood by Margaret Campbell Barnes

5.The Reckoning by SKP

6. The Treason of the Ghosts by P C Doherty

7. The Waxman Murders by PC Doherty

Oh! and if there are any books on CDs : The Black Tower!



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Date Posted: 7/30/2010 10:46 AM ET
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And...yea..I want anything that is on Deb's WL  wink

Date Posted: 7/30/2010 11:07 AM ET
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And...yea..I want anything that is on Deb's WL

LOL!!

(Yeah, Vicky -- I had a feeling that my link might not work -- but because I'm automatically connected to my account when I go to PBS, I couldn't get the link to work without a lot of fiddling -- so thanks for clicking on my WL tab and looking.)

Date Posted: 7/30/2010 11:15 AM ET
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Vicky:  Thanks for the offer.  If by any chance you should find hardcover copies of Dorothy Dunnett's Scales of Gold or To Lie With Lions that would be awesome.  I already have them in trade paperback format.

Date Posted: 7/30/2010 12:50 PM ET
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I'm looking for the All of a Kind Family books (every one except the first one, and All of a Kind Family Downtown) 

Date Posted: 7/30/2010 4:48 PM ET
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Oh, Vicky, you glutton for punishment! If you come across any Lynn Flewelling, I'm looking to replace my paperback copies. Also, looking to replace my pb copies of Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber and Voyager by Diana Gabaldon. Mine of very worn, so any halfway decent condition works.

Interested generally in pb by:

  • Tim Powers
  • Guy Gavriel Kay

Oh, and a pb copy of A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin.

Am I being a pig? cool

Date Posted: 7/30/2010 5:16 PM ET
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I have one hour left.  I found a few things, and I'll list them when I get home.  I still have about six more boxes to sort!!

Date Posted: 7/30/2010 5:55 PM ET
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Vicki, I'm looking for some older stuff. I doubt you'll find this old stuff, but just in case...

Ben Retallick by E.V. Thomson

Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole

Dawn's Early Light by Elswyth Thane

Oh, and I don't care if these are postable or not. They are worth a credit to me regardless of condition, as long as the pages are there. ;-)

Thanks, Vicki!

Date Posted: 7/30/2010 8:11 PM ET
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Whew.  I'm home.  No Penman.  No Cornwell.  Let's just let that disappointment roll over Christa...

Today's winner is Genie! 

Here are some other titles I found.  Again, if you're interested, let me know.  If not, that's fine.

"The Other Boleyn Girl" by Philippa Greogry, mmpb, 978-1-4165-5653-4.  Wants to flop open around p. 245, but pages are not loose. 

"The Other Queen" by Gregory, trade pb, 978-1-4165-4914-7. Very nice condition.

"The First Man in Rome", mmpb, 0-380-71081-1.   Another nice copy.  Not wishlisted, so it's posted to my shelf.

"River God" by Wilbur Smith.  mmpb, 0-312-95446-8.  Good condition. Not wishlisted, posted.

"Silent in the Sanctuary", Deanna Raybourn, mmpb, 978-0-7783-2603-8.  Again, good condition. Not wishlisted, posted.

"Shield of Three Lions" by Pamela Kaufman.  Hardcover with DJ, Book club edition, foxing and spots on page edges, but not on pages themselves.  No ISBN. 



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Date Posted: 7/30/2010 8:18 PM ET
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Oh, Valli...as for older books, I didn't get there yet.

There is an entire room full of OLD books that were given to us by a local high school.  They were going to pitch them, and frankly, I think we are too.  Some are in rough shape; some are okay, just old, prebound books with no dust jackets and no appeal anymore.  I am serious when I say an entire room; I don't even want to guess how many books are in there.  When we get to that, I will keep a watch out for yours...or anyone else who is looking for older stuff.

Date Posted: 7/30/2010 8:18 PM ET
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Darn! Thanks for checking, Vicky. Congratulations, Genie!
Date Posted: 7/30/2010 8:36 PM ET
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You're welcome Christa. 

Date Posted: 7/30/2010 9:13 PM ET
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Yes, thank you Vicky! When you are perusing through some of the old books, would you keep an eye out for any of Lawrence Schoonover's or Zoe Oldenbourg's books. I doubt there will be any, but it might just happen!

Date Posted: 7/31/2010 12:27 AM ET
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Vicky, I sent you a PM about Outlander.

Date Posted: 7/31/2010 7:34 AM ET
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Yeah! Sending a PM ...

Date Posted: 7/31/2010 7:57 AM ET
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Jeanne, did Lawrence Schoonover do a version of King Arthur?  I think I saw that; it was hardcover, and in really beautiful condition.  The name stood out because Frank Schoonover was a children's book illustrator, and I have some of the books he illustrated. ( He studied with N.C. Wyeth under Pyle.)  I can go back and check.

Date Posted: 7/31/2010 9:03 AM ET
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I do not know of anything Schoonover wrote that would pertain to King Arthur, Vicky, but if that book has his name on it, I would be glad to have it, if it's still available. Thank you!!!

Date Posted: 7/31/2010 11:45 AM ET
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I didn't find much at the FOL sale this morning.  They are usually pretty well sorted by genre, but for some reason, they were all mixed up today.   I did pick up a copy of BC's Heretic.  That's about it for the HF.

Date Posted: 7/31/2010 6:06 PM ET
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Jeanne, I checked on the King Arthur book.  It was written by Sidney Lanier, so that means I saw Schoonover on something else!  Drat.  This is going to bug me now.  I'll keep looking...

Date Posted: 7/31/2010 6:14 PM ET
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Hey Vicky, It's okay. Don't drive yourself to distraction about this. I think you have certainly gone over and above,,,,,and thanks a whole lot!smiley