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Topic: Are books marked "uncorrected proof" postable.....

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Subject: Are books marked "uncorrected proof" postable.....
Date Posted: 4/14/2009 4:38 PM ET
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or are they the same as ARC's?  Thanks

Date Posted: 4/14/2009 4:46 PM ET
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They are ARCs. Well, not the same exact thing, but not postable just the same. The normally have plainer covers than ARCs.

Last Edited on: 4/14/09 4:47 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 4/14/2009 4:47 PM ET
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Not allowed:

  • Anything that is not a book (this includes calendars, coloring books, blank journals)
  • Anything that contains advertising
  • Advance Reader Copies* (also known as ARC s, Review Copies or Uncorrected Proofs--these are not the final versions of books)
  • CD-ROM books/e-books (books that must be read on a computer)
  • Burned copies of audio books
  • Xerox or otherwise unoriginal copies of books
  • Unbound pages
  • leaflets or pamphlets or booklets** without ISBNs (other members complain at spending a credit for these)
  • Brochures/Promotional "first chapters" of books - these are not complete books, even if they have an ISBN
  • Books that require supplementary non-media materials (non-media materials cannot be sent by MediaMail)
  • Pornography (sex manuals and erotica are allowed, hardcore pornography is not allowed)

*ARCs may be swapped "unofficially" in the Book Bazaar Discussion Forums.  They may not be Posted to a PBS Bookshelf.

Date Posted: 4/14/2009 4:48 PM ET
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Hi, Jeanie, you can post it in the Book Bazaar as a separate thread or you can post it in the ARC Thread

Date Posted: 4/14/2009 4:51 PM ET
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Thanks I am going to offer them in the bazaar.

Date Posted: 4/14/2009 7:41 PM ET
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You may offer your book proof in the forum threads,  and apparently you may even request a credit for it if you wish.