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Peg D. (muummom) - ,
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Subject: Help Me Find My Daughter's Bed!
Date Posted: 10/31/2007 9:10 AM ET
Member Since: 10/16/2007
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So here's the deal.  Daughter just announced that she is coming home for Christmas -- and bringing Boyfriend with her.  I have been using her bedroom for book storage for a year.  Now I have less than two months to find a path to her bed! 

Here is my list of Unpostables, and what is wrong with them.  I will gladly add one or two to any book order from my bookshelf.  If you have a kid in college, I will gladly make a 2-for-1 deal.  If you have two kids in college, I'll make a 3-for-1 deal.  If you have three or more kids in college, I will bow down and worship you!

My Unpostables.  Will include with any book from my bookshelf.

  • Master of Falconhurst (cover taped on. Book looks beat.  Then again, every copy I've ever seen from this series looks beat)
  • The BlackArrow by Robert Lewis Stevenson (hardback, tanned pages)
  • Merryvale Girls in the Country (hardback, just generally an old,used book)
  • Extra Kill by Dell Shannon (slightly tanned, well-used paperback)
  • One Foot in Heaven by Hartzell Spence (hardback, just generally an old, used book)
  • Roget's College Thesaurus (well-used paperback)
  • Deepwater by Matthew Jones (great condition. Advance Uncorrected Bound Galleys)
  • Here is Your War by Ernie Pyle (very beat up, but thought a veteran might like it)
  • Trapped in the Iceby RugthHarden (kids book. Cover has wear/tears, but thought someone might be interested in it)
  • The Brady Bunch #3 Count Up To Blast-Down by William Johnston (beat-up cover)
  • The Key to Rebecca by Ken Follett (cover held on with tape)
  • Riverwind the Plainsman by Thompson & Carter (a Dragon Lance book. Cover is taped together)
  • The Peter Prescription by Dr. Lawrence Peter (can't find an ISBN number, from 1972)
  • Wind of Promise by Dorothy Garlock (pages are starting to fall out, as is the lady's chest on the front cover)
  • Fit for Life by Harvey & Marilyn Diamond (nothing wrong with it, too many copies posted & I want to get rid of it)

No pets except fish and teenage boys.  No smoking.

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Peg D. (muummom) - ,
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Date Posted: 11/4/2007 10:26 PM ET
Member Since: 10/16/2007
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OK, so you all liked my title, but no one liked my books.  Here are my additions.  Same terms as the above:

  • Proud Captive by Dianne Price (typical used book -- tannig pages, crease on cover, etc.)
  • Dawn by V.C. Andrews (cover taped)
  • The New Industrial State by John Kenneth  Galbraith (cover has seen better days, pages starting to tan)
  • Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls (stains on the top of some of the pages)
  • Love Story by Erich Segal (pages starting to tan)
  • Samantha by Angelica Aimes (pages starting to tan, some may fall out very soon)
  • An Introduction to Modern Architecture by J.M. Richards (tanned pages, 1959)
  • Different Season by Stephen King (worn, tanned, one page loose. Still readable)
  • Trumpet to Arms by Bruce Lancaster (tanned pages, binding cracked in one place)
  • The Age of Jackson by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. (1962, no ISBN)
  • Eagle in the Sky by Wilbur Smith (tanned pages, binding cracked in one place)
  • Hearts of Thunder by Johanna Lindsey (cover beat up, pages tanned)
  • Wild Winds of Love by Veronica Jason (cover beat up)
  • No pets except fish and teenage boys.  No smoking.