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Time:02:02 am
So you know how we were going to turn this thing into a book club and that never happened? Umm, how about we start that this summer? You guys still interested?
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Time:09:03 am
Since we had only positive feedback about making this a book club as well, I think we'll just go ahead and do that. (I hope it's okay that I'm jumping the gun, Cat).

I thought that maybe we could start with books already on our exchange lists.

How do you guys want to go about this? Should I just pick eight or ten random books from the lists and then make a poll? Or do you guys want to make suggestions about what should be read?

Is there something you definitely will not read?
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Time:12:59 pm
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I was thinking that perhaps we could make this into a book club as well as a trading club.

Every month we read a book and discuss it. Those who have already read said book can lend it to someone who hasn't and then we can talk about it.

We can have a poll to decide what books to read. What do you guys think?
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Time:12:32 pm
Name: Merrin
Location: San Antonio, TX
Email address: urrone@yahoo.com
Books available for loan:
Days of Cain by JR Dunn
The Golden Queen by Dave Wolverton
Beyond the Gate by Dave Wolverton
Dreamfall by Joan D Vinge
Lords of the Sky by Angus Wells
Deerskin by Robin McKinley
Summers at Castle Auburn by Sharon Shinn
Wrapt in Crystal by Sharon Shinn
Heart of Gold by Sharon Shinn
Jenna Starborn by Sharon Shinn
Sing the Light by Louise Marley
Sing the Warmth by Louise Marley
The Chalice and the Blade by Glenna McReynolds
White Teeth by Zadie Smith
Anne McCaffrey:

  • Powers that Be

  • Power Lines

  • Power Play

  • The Lady

  • Renegades of Pern

  • The Ship Who Sang

  • Crisis on Doona

  • Pegasus in Flight

  • Dragonseye

  • Freedom's Choice

  • Freedom's Challenge

  • Skies of Pern

  • Killashandra

  • Nimisha's Ship

  • Partnership

  • The Rowan

  • The Tower and the Hive



For giveaway:
Naked in Death by JD Robb
Planesong by Kent Haruf
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
Dragonsdawn by Anne McCaffrey
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Subject:these books are made for borrowing....
Time:10:42 pm
Current Mood:geekygeeky
Name ladymissdiva (Martii)
Location Chicago
Email ladymissdiva at hotmail dot com

For borrowing

In Her Shoes by Jennifer Weiner

Nowhere Man by Aleksandar Hemon

Will the Circle be Unbroken by Studs Turkel

Man and Boy by Tony Parsons

A Working Stiff's Manifesto by Iain Levinson

The Russian Debutant's Handbooks by Gary Shteyngart

Lamb... the Gospel According to Christ's Best Friend Biff by Christopher Moore

White Oleander by Janet Fitch
... and a bunch of other crap I have in boxes. We read a LOT "" at our house.
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Time:10:02 am
Hey guys!

I'm curious about the type of books you like to read. It would be nice to know so that we could make our lists a little more specific to the community.

- Kare
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Subject:My List
Time:05:10 pm
Username: weirdshapedhead
Location: Houston, TX
Books to Borrow: *****This is just a preliminary list. I will probably edit it with more once I get my boxes of books out of storage.*****

I edited to add links to descriptions on amazon.com.

Lisa's List

-Below the Salt By Thomas B. Costain
-Screwtape Letters/Mere Christianity By C.S. Lewis
-The Portable Dorothy Parker By Dorothy Parker (duh)
-The Eyre Affair/Lost In A Good Book/The Well of Lost Plots By Jasper Fforde (highly recommend)
-The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt By Edmund Morris
-Murderers Prefer Blondes By Amanda Matetsky
-A Girl Named Zippy By Haven Kimmel
-Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married By Marian Keyes
-Why Girls Are Weird By Pamela Ribon (borrowed to Kare)
-Naked Pictures of Famous People By Jon Stewart
-The Murray Family Series & Certain Women By Madeliene L'Engle
-Eight Cousins/Rose In Bloom/Old Fashioned Girl By Louisa May Alcott
-The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay By Michael Chabon
-A Massive Swelling: Celebrity Re-Examined As A Grotesque, Crippling Disease & Other Cultural Revelations By Cintra Wilson
-Picasso at the Lapin Agile & Other Plays By Steve Martin
-Paperweight By Stephen Fry
-The First Time I Got Paid For It: Writer's Tales From the Hollywood Trenches By Laura Shapiro (editor)
-Hollywood 101: The Film Industry By Frederick Levy

If you're interested in any of my books, please email me at luciajohnson22@yahoo.com. I will be checking it every day so I should respond promptly. Thanks
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Subject:here's my list
Time:12:10 pm
Current Mood:workingworking
Username: clumsygyrl
Location: Bay Area, California
Books available for loan:
- The entire LotR trilogy by Tolkien
- The entire Anite Blake series by Laurell K. Hamilton
- The entire Shopaholic series by Kinsella
- The entire Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
- Running In Heels by Anna Maxted
- The Boy Next Door by Meg Cabot
- Jemima J by Jane Green

clumsygyrl@yahoo.com
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Time:09:22 am
Welcome to book_trade! Thanks for joining the community. I hope it's fun and helpful to you.

Please post your lists so we can get this thing started. :)

Thank you.
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