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[US] LGBT-themed shrinking bookbox [closed]:

I noticed that I have a number of gay-themed books on hand, and thought I'd offer a bookbox. Fiction, non-fiction, erotica, anything's fine if it deals with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender subjects. [Side note re yaoi manga - that is, manga with gay relationships: I'm a fan, and wouldn't mind seeing some yaoi in the box, but not everyone cares for it - and besides, I'm thinking of offering a yaoi box separately. But if any of the participants happen to have some yaoi on hand and aren't interested in signing up for that bookbox, feel free to use them as replacements in this box.]

Update: I'm making this a shrinking bookbox, meaning that each participant has the option to take out up to THREE books more than they put in. [If we get more participants and the total number of books drops below 20, I'll reduce the "shrinkage" factor.]

The list of starting books is in this post ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7630129 ). The box started out at just over 25 pounds, at about $13 postage (media mail plus delivery confirmation). I'm hoping the weight and postage will drop as the box travels, due to the shrinking option.

Please post here if interested, and/or if you have any questions. General bookbox guidelines are below.

Participants so far (tentative mailing order - ask if you'd prefer a different slot):

quietorchid [MN]
JudySlump612 [MN]
DrSlump612 [MN]
hyphen8 [HI]
emmejo [NY]
jare [FL]
...

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Care and feeding of a bookbox:

-- If you haven't participated in a bookbox before: the main difference between bookboxes and rings/rays is that the boxes are meant to move along quickly, without waiting for any books to be read. You take books from the box if you want to read them, replacing them with books you've already read (or have no interest in reading), and get the box moving again right away. If you don't already have some suitably-themed books on hand, plan on picking up a few in plenty of time to be able to register them and read them at your leisure before the box gets to you.

-- When you are contacted for your address by the participant ahead of you, please reply promptly - and if circumstances have changed for you such that you can't manage a bookbox at that time, whether due to lack of suitable books, a budget-crunch that means you can't afford postage, inability to get to a post office in a timely fashion, or any other factor, please ask to be skipped. (If the situation is temporary, please contact me to have your name moved farther down the list.)

-- When you receive the box, please post a reply in this thread to let everyone know it arrived safely, and contact the next in line to ask for their address so you'll have it handy when you're ready to mail the box.

-- Put at least one book in the box for each one you take out - or, if you like, take advantage of the "shrinkage" option and take out one or two books more than you put in - and list your selections and contributions in the bookbox journal's JEs. (You don't have to match genre for genre, but you should try to maintain some kind of variety.)

-- Journal the books that you take from the box, so the contributors know where they are - and, of course, so they're added to your shelf. (This should go without saying, but it may not hurt to have a reminder!)

-- Mail the box within, at the most, two weeks. The media mail rate (applicable to books-only packages) will usually be the lowest available, though if you can get a lower parcel-post rate feel free to use it. Please use delivery confirmation, and post the DC# in a reply to this thread. [If you can only get to a post office once a month, or if there are other factors that would make you take longer to move the box along, please let me know, and I'll take that into account when setting up the mailing order.]

-- Enjoy the books you claimed from the box!

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I noticed that I have a number of gay-themed books on hand, and thought I'd offer a bookbox. Fiction, non-fiction, erotica, anything's fine if it deals with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender subjects. [Side note re yaoi manga - that is, manga with gay relationships: I'm a fan, and wouldn't mind seeing some yaoi in the box, but not everyone cares for it - and besides, I'm thinking of offering a yaoi box separately. But if any of the participants happen to have some yaoi on hand and aren't interested in signing up for that bookbox, feel free to use them as replacements in this box.]

Update: I'm making this a shrinking bookbox, meaning that each participant has the option to take out up to THREE books more than they put in. [If we get more participants and the total number of books drops below 20, I'll reduce the "shrinkage" factor.]

The list of starting books is in this post ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7630129 ). The box started out at just over 25 pounds, at about $13 postage (media mail plus delivery confirmation). I'm hoping the weight and postage will drop as the box travels, due to the shrinking option.

Please post here if interested, and/or if you have any questions. General bookbox guidelines are below.

Participants so far (tentative mailing order - ask if you'd prefer a different slot):

quietorchid [MN]
JudySlump612 [MN]
DrSlump612 [MN]
hyphen8 [HI]
emmejo [NY]
jare [FL]
...

***

Care and feeding of a bookbox:

-- If you haven't participated in a bookbox before: the main difference between bookboxes and rings/rays is that the boxes are meant to move along quickly, without waiting for any books to be read. You take books from the box if you want to read them, replacing them with books you've already read (or have no interest in reading), and get the box moving again right away. If you don't already have some suitably-themed books on hand, plan on picking up a few in plenty of time to be able to register them and read them at your leisure before the box gets to you.

-- When you are contacted for your address by the participant ahead of you, please reply promptly - and if circumstances have changed for you such that you can't manage a bookbox at that time, whether due to lack of suitable books, a budget-crunch that means you can't afford postage, inability to get to a post office in a timely fashion, or any other factor, please ask to be skipped. (If the situation is temporary, please contact me to have your name moved farther down the list.)

-- When you receive the box, please post a reply in this thread to let everyone know it arrived safely, and contact the next in line to ask for their address so you'll have it handy when you're ready to mail the box.

-- Put at least one book in the box for each one you take out - or, if you like, take advantage of the "shrinkage" option and take out one or two books more than you put in - and list your selections and contributions in the bookbox journal's JEs. (You don't have to match genre for genre, but you should try to maintain some kind of variety.)

-- Journal the books that you take from the box, so the contributors know where they are - and, of course, so they're added to your shelf. (This should go without saying, but it may not hurt to have a reminder!)

-- Mail the box within, at the most, two weeks. The media mail rate (applicable to books-only packages) will usually be the lowest available, though if you can get a lower parcel-post rate feel free to use it. Please use delivery confirmation, and post the DC# in a reply to this thread. [If you can only get to a post office once a month, or if there are other factors that would make you take longer to move the box along, please let me know, and I'll take that into account when setting up the mailing order.]

-- Enjoy the books you claimed from the box!
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DrSlump and I have looked through our collections and found several good books; in fact, I have a couple I've been saving in hopes someone would start this specific box. Incidentally, depending on when you start it off, this would probably be a great way of getting some new material for anyone who's doing quietorchid's Banned Books Week Challenge (9/30 - 10/6).
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These are the books that are going into the box to start; if you'd rather be surprised, stop reading now! [See parent message for more info about the bookbox.]

Graphic novels/comics/manga:

Ludwig II, Vol. 1 ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7391884 )
Ludwig II, Vol. 2 ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7761749 )
Desert Peach: Fever Dream ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11112810 )
Wendel All Together ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11112811 )
Kyle's Bed & Breakfast: A Second Bowl of Serial ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11094162 )

Non-fiction:

The Bride Wore Black Leather ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11112853 )
Tab Hunter Confidential ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8229391 )
At Your Own Risk ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8401403 )
Hiding in Hip Hop ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11321820 )
Straight Jobs, Gay Lives ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11307904 )
Sexual Metamorphosis ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/2697391 )
Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11112840 )

Poetry

Queer Dog ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11335885 )

Fiction

How Town ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11325857 )
On the Other Hand, Death ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7936334 )
Gaywyck ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9711137 )
Love, Sal ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/4224615 )
Dancer from the Dance ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/5675423 )
Mogul ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11307882 )
Brokeback Mountain: Story to Screenplay ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11307893 )
Trysts ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7061167 )
The Boys and the Bees ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10216785 )
The Fancy Dancer ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/4269853 )

Erotica

Looking for Trouble ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11112846 )
The Erotic Naiad ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11320487 )
Heatwave ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11320465 )
Awakening the Virgin ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11049410 )
Blood and Silver ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8088981 )
Apprenticed to Pleasure (Vol. 1) ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/4297133 )
Conjuring the Flesh (Vol. 2) ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/4297140 )
Sex Rites (Vol. 3) ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/4297147 )
Out of This World ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11094413 )
Still Waters ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11094160 )
The Burning Pen ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9902956 )
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That would be great. And the Slumps and I live fairly close, so we could co-ordinate. Minnesota.
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See parent message for more info, and my previous reply for a list of prospective titles, including fiction, non-fiction, erotica, and graphic novels. The more, the gayer - er, merrier!

And, as I have so many books still on my TBR shelves, I've decided to make this a shrinking box, meaning that each participant can opt to replace the books they take out with one or two FEWER titles.
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Hi Gory Details, I read your description of what the difference between a book box and a book ring is and found it useful,I don't want to participate in this box, however I wonder if it would be useful for other potential book ringers/boxers for your fab description to be on the forum in its own right with the same "please bump if on the 2nd page" line
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Thanks for the compliments, but there's already a definition of a bookbox in the FAQ, and I think most people include their own specific guidelines in their offer-posts. (In fact I borrowed much of mine from somebody else's {grin}.)
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I'll join.

Can you put me near the end, please? I don't have very many books on hand, and would like a little more more time to gather some.
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See parent message for more info, and let me know if you're interested!
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I've had an offer for some more books (including more non-fiction) to add to the box, so I may wait to mail it for another week or two, but I would like to get it moving. While I could add people later on, it's easier to work out mailing order if most participants sign up before it starts traveling, so if you're interested please let me know. [I have a LOT of books that would qualify, enough for several boxes, so if you have any particular titles or subjects you're interested in, drop me a line - I might be able to tune the contents accordingly.]

See the parent message for more info about the box.
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...but off the top of my head I can only think of one book currently available that would work for this box, so I think I'd better pass on this round.

Oh...now that I think about it a little more, I do have one TBR that would work. But it's a nice thick one so it will probably take me a while to get through it.

I'll go hunting and see if I can dig up anything else.
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If it helps, my "shrinking" option means that you could claim up to three books while only replacing one. Not to be pushy, of course {grin}!
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If Gory can put us just before hyphen8, I can promise to use postal stamps rather than a meter strip in mailing the package (and there might even be a few extra stamps tucked inside the box).

:-D
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And found a few more TBRs (including two by Dan Savage which should probably fit the bill) so I guess I have enough for my conscience to let me play. :)

It's not impossible that I might have a David Sedaris around somewhere too.
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I'm skipping this one but y'all have fun!
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Sign me up, please. I need to read some titles to have some to put in, so further down on the list would be better, but I'm game!
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Gory, if quietorchid doesn't mind being early on the list, how about putting her just ahead of DrSlump and myself? We see each other often, so it would be easy to hand off the box and save the postage and time of mailing to Hawaii and back (and hyphen8 will still get her pretty stamps).
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Gory, if quietorchid doesn't mind being early on the list, how about putting her just ahead of DrSlump and myself? We see each other often, so it would be easy to hand off the box and save the postage and time of mailing to Hawaii and back (and hyphen8 will still get her pretty stamps).


I was wondering about that... seems like a good idea if it works for quietorchid. :)

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Gory, if quietorchid doesn't mind being early on the list, how about putting her just ahead of DrSlump and myself? We see each other often, so it would be easy to hand off the box and save the postage and time of mailing to Hawaii and back (and hyphen8 will still get her pretty stamps).


I was wondering about that... seems like a good idea if it works for quietorchid. :)


I'm happy! Back from a 3 day tour of South Dakota and ready to read!
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I'm happy! Back from a 3 day tour of South Dakota and ready to read!


I'm happy too - you released one of my books in South Dakota, adding one more state to the list of places my books have visited. :)

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I mailed the box to quietorchid today, DC# 03103490000122771523, estimated arrival 8/27 (though that can vary). Hope everyone enjoys it!

I wound up putting in 34 books, and because that's more than I expected, participants are welcome to take out up to THREE books more than they put in, to encourage the box to shrink to manageable proportions {wry grin}. [If we get more participants and if the total number of books drops below 20, I'll reduce the "shrinkage" factor, but for now, feel free to choose some extra titles.]

The list of starting books is in this post ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7630129 ), if anyone's curious. The box started out at just over 25 pounds, at about $13 postage (media mail plus delivery confirmation). I'm hoping the weight and postage will drop as the box travels, due to the shrinking option. (I noticed that there are a few titles that would qualify for September's "Such an Animal" challenge, btw, not to mention the Banned Books challenge...)

Hope everyone enjoys the bookbox - and if anyone else is interested, just let me know, as it's still open!
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The box arrived in good shape, will refrain from opening it until tonight after work! (Gives me something to come home to! [other than husband, books, cats, and yes, you guessed it! the Very Mad, Bad Cat is back. but settling down quicker than in January]).

Contacted JudySlump612 and we will get together and scheme over the contents soon.....
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Taking out:
The Boys and the Bees by Joe Babcock
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10216785/

On the Other Hand, Death http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7936334
Dancer from the Dance http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/5675423
Sexual Metamorphosis http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/2697391

Putting in
The Family Heart http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11361780/
I may put one more book in, if I can find it. I've been saving it, and can't put my hands on it. Taking the box to the Slump612s tomorrow, so can still tear the house apart. Thanks for including me!
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DrSlump & I chose:
- Wendel All Together, Cruse
- Family Heart, Dew
- Awakening the Virgin, Foster
- Straight Jobs, Gay Lives, Friskopp/ Silverstein
- Tab Hunter Confidential, Hunter
- How Town, Nava
- Brokeback Mountain, Proulx/McMurtry/Ossana
- Gaywyck, Virga

And we added these books:
- A Grave Talent, King
- Keeping You a Secret, Peters
- Trouble and Her Friends, Scott
- Hidden From History, various

In addition, the three SF/erotica books by a single author were dropped off by the bookbox bunny on t-bonham's front porch. Let me know if he doesn't journal them - he will be punished (could that be what he WANTS?)

Thanks again, Gory! :-)
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I threw back in Sexual Metamorphisis, as I had just finished reading it.

Box was exactly 20lbs, expected arrival in Hawaii 9/18.
dc 0312 2120 0000 7305 5845
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Arrived today (apparently media mail from Minnesota to Hawaii is faster than the other way 'round?!) - I saw it as I was leaving for work. I'll try to take a look at it tonight.

The stamps on the box came through fine (thank you!) but the box has a rip on one edge, so I'll probably have to replace the box.

The clever Minnesota folks managed to include something for everyone in my household ( http://www.flickr.com/---/8061837677 ) : an H bookmark for Dad (he shares a name with a certain invisible rabbit), great stamps for Mom, and a wishlist book for me ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11337978 )! Thanks very much!
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...I was concerned about not having enough books to go in it. As things turned out, I had to remind myself that this is supposed to be a *shrinking* box. :p

Taking out:
* A Grave Talent - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11373790
* Trouble and Her Friends - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11374294
* Keeping You a Secret - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11373609
* Ludwig II, Vol. 1 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7391884
* Ludwig II, Vol. 2 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7761749
* Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11112840
* Hidden from History - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10214640
* Sexual Metamorphosis - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/2697391
* The Bride Wore Black Leather - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11112853

Read and put back:
* Desert Peach: Fever Dream - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11112810

Putting in:
* Fiction: Bad Chili - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11404085
* Fiction: Gossamer Axe - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11330742
* Fiction: Bittersweet - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11330731
* Fiction: The Well of Loneliness - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10512901
* Nonfiction: Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11373497
* Nonfiction: I, Pierre Seel, Deported Homosexual: A Memoir of Nazi Terror - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11373499
* Nonfiction: Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11330744

The box had a nice long rip down one edge ( http://www.flickr.com/---/8061837677 ), so I replaced it. It's packed up and should go out Friday or Saturday. I estimate it weighs about 17.5 pounds including the wishlist tag book that's hitching a ride, so even though it *is* shrinking, there are still lots of choices. :)
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Don't be alarmed if it takes a while: it's sometimes faster, but 3 weeks is about normal for a media mail box from Hawaii.

DC # 0309 3220 0000 2623 1625

Update 10/22/12 - box seems to be in Pennsylvania.
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Profound apologies to everyone associated with this box. It seems that I failed to tape the box up securely enough, although I suspect that someone may also have helped it open. At any rate, my mail carrier returned the *EMPTY* box to me today.

I've called the post office and have a case number but I'm not optimistic about recovering the books - they must have gotten to Pennsylvania because otherwise you'd think someone would have figured out that the box didn't weigh 17 pounds any more(?!) but who knows where they ended up? And why would the empty box take 2 weeks to get back to me after that?? Grrr.

I do have a few appropriate books that could be used for replacements but most of them are TBR so it will take me a couple of weeks to get something together for the rest of the people lined up for the box.

Again, I'm sorry about this. I feel terrible about it. :(

As far as I can tell, these are the books that were in the box when I mailed it: maybe one of them will show up again someday.

At Your Own Risk - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8401403
Bad Chili - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11404085
Bittersweet - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11330731
Blood and Silver - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8088981
The Burning Pen - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9902956
Desert Peach: Fever Dream - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11112810
The Erotic Naiad - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11320487
The Family Heart http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11361780
The Fancy Dancer - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/4269853
Fun Home - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11373497
Gossamer Axe - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11330742
Heatwave - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11320465
Hiding in Hip Hop - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11321820
I, Pierre Seel, Deported Homosexual - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11373499
Kyle's Bed & Breakfast: A Second Bowl of Serial - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11094162
Looking for Trouble - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11112846
Love, Sal - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/4224615
Mogul - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11307882
Out of This World - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11094413
Queer Dog - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/113358850
Transition - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11330744
Trysts - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7061167
Still Waters - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11094160
The Well of Loneliness - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10512901

AND a wishlist tag book for emmejo:

Howl's Moving Castle - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11073241

Oh, and here's the photo of the box when it came back to me: http://www.flickr.com/---/8173808351 . Sigh.
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ooh, no..
I have 2 titiles I'll send to emmajo, as I didn't put them in because it was a 'shrinking' bookbox. I'll pm her for address.

Besides, mission spectaculiarly achieved! The bookbox shrank! [snicker]
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Urk! Thanks for the update, but how frustrating! Though I suppose it's better to know what happened than to have the box simply go missing... I do have a few ((understatement)) more suitable titles that I can pass along to emmejo, so perhaps we can restart the box that way. Or, as she and Jare were the only people left, perhaps I'll just contact both of them with a list of my available books and see if they want any...

And, yes, as quietorchid pointed out, this rather effectively shrank the bookbox, didn't it? {rueful grin}
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I have eight books for the bookbox (and could get more if I dare allow myself to book shopping) and quietorchid just offered to send me the couple she had, so if you can get together a smaller box, we should be able to help refill it.

Don't feel bad about it, accidents happen and it was just bad luck that this package got busted.

(And as for the Wishlist Tag book, if you have something lying around that you don't want, that's fine, but as far as I'm concerned you fulfilled your end of the game, so there's no need to go hunt for something specifically.)
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I have a few I could donate
Venus Envy and (a new copy of) Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown
The Laramie Project (script, I have to locate...had it recently...)
The Well of Loneliness
The Mysterious Naiad various authors, Naiad press short stories

I know there's some more around as well.... if you'd like any or all of these, let me know where to send them
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should be there by 11/13. dc 0312 0860 0000 2072 4890
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Waiting for the Post Office to send me forms to fill out: they asked if I have an itemized list of the contents of the box.

If you have any corrections/additions to my list ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7723241 ), please let me know.

I'm working on a (smaller) replacement box which I'm hoping to send out before the end of this week.

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Other than that, your list's correct, at least as far as my books go. Thanks!
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Other than that, your list's correct, at least as far as my books go. Thanks!


Ah, yes..I see that Tab stayed in Minnesota. Thanks.
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boxed and addressed, ready for me to get to the PO
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Thanks, Erishkigal. Sorry for the delay in journalling them, I was out of town for Thanksgiving.
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..not by media mail. Hopefully this one will make it!

The last incarnation of the box had 24 books in it..and I'm sending 13. So with the books from quietorchid and Erishkigal it shouldn't have shrunk *too* much, although emmejo will want to find a new box.

From DrSlump612:
* A Grave Talent - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11373790

From JudySlump612:
* Keeping You a Secret - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11373609
* Trouble and Her Friends - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11374294

From GoryDetails:
* Ludwig II, Vol. 1 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7391884
* Ludwig II, Vol. 2 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7761749

From hyphen8:
* Shattered Love - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11508354
* Rainbow Boys - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11508362
* Therapy - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11508382
* Philadelphia - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11508369
* Friction Six - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11508360
* Best Gay Erotica 2011 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11508385
* A Ghost in the Closet (Hardly Boys with Nancy Clue) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11539815
* Mahu - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11539817

Plus a replacement wishlist tag for emmejo.

DC # 0311 3260 0001 1944 2191
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Ok, I really, really, really hope the replacement box gets there intact (tracking says by tomorrow; I'm hoping for the end of this week). Otherwise I'm going to be tempted to think the Post Office is out to get me - see this journal entry: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10240681#20521652

Sorry again: I sincerely hope it isn't catching. :(
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Tracking shows this box is in Rochester, NY tonight (11/27). So maybe tomorrow I can stop holding my breath?! :s

Edit: the Post Office says the box was delivered, thank goodness. :)
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It got here safe and sound. I'll make my selections shortly, but it will probably be a few days before I find a big enough box to ship it back out.

Thanks hyphen8!
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Oh hooray, I can breathe again. ;)
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... and hope to ship it soon.

I took out:
Rainbow Boys
Trouble and Her Friends
The Well of Loneliness
Keeping You a Secret
Ludwig II 01
Ludwig II 02

and some of the rainbow book labels.

I put in:

2033: The Future of Misbehavior http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11558732/
The Faber Book of Gay Short Fiction http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11527398/
Venus Envy http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11527345/
The Laramie Project http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11527305/
Me Talk Pretty One Day http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11512586/
The Miseducation of Cameron Post http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11474846/
Hothead Paisan: Homicidal Lesbian Terrorist http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11460218/
Wanderlust http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11431768/
The Last Sunday in June and Other Plays http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11431751/
Why You Should Give A Damn About Gay Marriage http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11420395/
Revolutionary Girl Utena, Vol. 3 http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10488408/
SITA http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10431137/
Anima http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10323025/
The Mysterious Naiad http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10020191/
On the Other Hand, Death http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7936334/
The Lives of Dax http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7539683/

Hope to ship this out tomorrow or Monday.
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...and some of the rainbow book labels.


Oh yes, I forgot to mention that I'd thrown some of those into the box for whoever would like some. :)

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Sorry for the delay.

DC # 0312 2120 0000 2019 5068
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The box made it to Florida this afternoon! I will open it up and take a look when time allows tonight. Unless I'm missing a post, looks like it goes home to Gorydetails after me, right?
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I'm taking out the following books:
Why You Should Give A Damn About Gay Marriage: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11420395/
Anima: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10323025/
On The Other Hand, Death: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7936334
A Ghost In The Closet: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11539815
The Faber Book of Gay Short Fiction: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11527398/
Best Gay Erotica 2011: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11508385
2033: The Future of Misbehavior: http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11558732/


And will be adding to the box:
Latter Days: http://bookcrossing.com/---/7246933
Not A Day Goes By: http://bookcrossing.com/---/5929434
Tommy's Tale: http://bookcrossing.com/---/7246917
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DC 03120090000121423240
Box should be at your doorstep by Thursday!
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Hi folks, I have a copy of 'Nothing But the Girl' wanting a new home, and I noticed this thread. It is a great photographic coffee table book. Would anyone here be interested in it? I think I can afford to post it within the UK and I am hoping I can find it.
If anyone is interested, send me a pm, and if there is more than one person, I will choose one at random.
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About three weeks ago I got a private Bookcrossing message saying I was the next person on the list for an LGBT Book Box and I thought it was this one, but this one looks completed. I haven't received the other book box yet. Does anybody know where I may find the thread for that other one?
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I see you've already found the right thread ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/510307 )!

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