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Young Adult/Teens VBB (US only)

This is a VBB for Young Adult/Teens/Middle school age books. If you are interested please post here and send me a PM.

I would start out with 10+ books, each participant would need 2 seed books to start and with each book they remove from VBB when it is their turn, they will need to replace it with another book. The participants would hold onto their books unless someone requests it from this VBB. After a couple of rounds if your book hasn't been chosen, please trade it for something else. I would like this to be an ongoing VBB if there are enough people who want to do it.

If you have any questions feel free to ask!

Participants:

Laurelar (GA)
Ksloan23 (KA)
Hyphen8 (Hawaii)
BKind2books (TN)
Sonkku (TX)
K00kaburra (CA)
RCOUFan (GA)
JennyC1230 (GA)

May 2015: Round #5 will start

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This is a VBB for Young Adult/Teens/Middle school age books. If you are interested please post here and send me a PM.

I would start out with 10+ books, each participant would need 2 seed books to start and with each book they remove from VBB when it is their turn, they will need to replace it with another book. The participants would hold onto their books unless someone requests it from this VBB. After a couple of rounds if your book hasn't been chosen, please trade it for something else. I would like this to be an ongoing VBB if there are enough people who want to do it.

If you have any questions feel free to ask!

Participants:

Laurelar (GA)
Ksloan23 (KA)
Hyphen8 (Hawaii)
BKind2books (TN)
Sonkku (TX)
K00kaburra (CA)
RCOUFan (GA)
JennyC1230 (GA)

May 2015: Round #5 will start

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I'd be in

Thanks!
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I want to try and get at least a few more participants for this. :-)
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bump

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Bump!

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Interested

Thanks!
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Great!

I've added you ksloan23! Hopefully more people are interested!

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Bump!

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Well...

I was thinking of possibly starting a Newbery medal/honor VBB, but some of those might be a little young if you're looking for books for teens..
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Hyphen8, It should be fine, this VBB is for middle school to high school age, which is 11-18. I'll go ahead and add you so if you decide you don't want to do it just let me know. :-)
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RE: Well...

i'd be interested in a newbery box. let me know if you ever start that.
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RE: Well...

i'd be interested in a newbery box. let me know if you ever start that.


Oh, *there* you are! Spacedog, I thought maybe you'd gone inactive.

I tried to float the idea of a Newbery VBB last month but nobody responded. Maybe if you post there we can drum up a few more folks?

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/506854
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Count me in! Thanks, JennyC!
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Bkind2books: Great! I've added you to the list!
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I'm going to see if anyone else wants to join, but I'd like to start this soon, I can always put someone new at the end of the list.
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Once I have the seed books and links from the participants, this will be ready to start. I'm keeping it open if anyone else wants to join, I can add them at the end or on the next round.
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I would like join this. This one sounds nice. :)
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Sonkku: Sending you a PM for your seed books and links. thanks for joining!
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I sent the list to Laurelar.
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Hi! I am working on it. My laptop fried this weekend, so I am going through the list when I get a chance on a computer. :)
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I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith (Bkind2books) http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/5430927
What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell (Ksloan23) http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9754572
Snowed In by: Rachel Hawthorne (JennyC1230) http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12431783
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Sending a PM to ksloan23 with current book list.
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I am taking:

http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12256801-Close to Famous by: Joan Bauer (JennyC1230)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12052404-POSH by Lucy Jackson (Laurelar)

I am adding:
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/-City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (ksloan23)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/-Down a Dark Hall by Lois Duncan (ksloan23)
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Sending a PM to Hyphen8 with the current book list.
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List received...now I just have to make decisions!
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I sent a PM but it sounds like your computer may be fried.

Please pm me with your address when you get a chance and I'll get your book in the mail.
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I sent a PM but it sounds like your computer may be fried.

Please pm me with your address when you get a chance and I'll get your book in the mail.


Ooh. I emailed everybody some time ago. I don't think I responded to the auto email (I do that sometimes. I hate this system). I will try again. Sorry. I also haven't heard from ksloan regarding Posh.
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I'm requesting:

* Christopher Mouse (JennyC1230) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8098581
* Crossing Jordan (RCOUFan) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10409905
* Schooled (RCOUFan) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12433333
* Riddle of the Stone Elephant (Sonkku) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12128687
* Down a Dark Hall (ksloan23) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9850909
-----> It's been AGES since I last read this one! ;)

Offering:

* Dragonflight (graphic novel) by Anne McCaffrey - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12641161
* FreeK Camp by Steve Burt - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11200658
* Where the Great Hawk Flies by Liza Ketcham - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11700163
* Worth by A. LaFaye - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12670914
* A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12437227
-----> This one is TBR but I'll get to it shortly.

Thanks for letting me play!

JennyC1230, if you don't want me to use the graphic novel, let me know and I'll switch it out with something else. I didn't think to ask first, sorry! (But I did see that you have at least one graphic novel in the VBB already.)
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I sent the list of books to RCOUFan.

Hyphen8: I think graphic novels are great for a teens bookbox! Thanks for participating!
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Sorting the books out then I will send the list to the next person: Bkind2books.
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The current book list is with Bkind2books. :-)
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Bkind2books asked to be skipped.
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My choice

I chose: The Clockwork Three by Matthew J. Kirby - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12671956 (RCOUFan)

I add: Into the garden by Virginia Andrews http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/777599/
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I am the last in line, once I make my choices, I'll wait a month or so and start this again. You can leave your unchosen books on the list, if you want to. I will leave them on the list unless you tell me to remove them.
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Taking out:
Pretty Little Devils by Nancy Holder - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12052424 (Laurelar)
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11488912 (ksloan23)

Putting in:
Dancing on the Edge by Han Nolan - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12140531 (JennyC1230)
The New Policeman by Kate Thompson - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8171484 (JennyC1230)
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This is the end of Round #1 of the VBB. I'm planning to take a month off, so people can read some more books to put in. If you don't want to be on the list just let me know. If I don't hear back from you, I'll let you know when it's your turn and you can decide whether you want to take your turn. :-) You can leave your books in the list if you want to or you can take them out. My suggestion would be to leave it in if you want to go another round.

I'm not going to ask old participants to add 2 more seed books in the next round. But if someone new joins I will ask them to put in two seed books. That's fair, right?

Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks for playing!
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to RCOUFan in Georgia:

* Dragonflight - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12641161
* FreeK Camp - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11200658
* Worth - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12670914

Hopefully media mail doesn't take *too* long!
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Round #1 is done, Round #2 will start at the end of June, if you want to join let me know! :-)
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from ksloan23: Down a Dark Hall
from Sonkku: Riddle of the Stone Elephant
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I'm going to start this again in a week, if you want to exchange any of your books or need a list of the books you've put in let me know. If I don't hear from you I will assume that you want them on the list.

New participants are welcome, you will need to add 2 seed books to the list, then when it's your turn you can pick one book for another book. Let me know if you want to join for round #2. :-)
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Sent the book list to Laurelar to start off Round #2.
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I chose

The New Policeman by Kate Thompson
Dancing on the Edge by Han Nolan
Jacob Have I Loved by Katherine Paterson
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
Sloppy Firsts by: Megan McCafferty

And added:
The Fellowship of the Rings JRR Tolken http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12052381/
The Silver Chair CS Lewis http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12052363
Summer Boys Hailey Abbott http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12053059/
The Daughters Take the Stage Joanna Philbin http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12696274/
The Kid Table Andrea Seigel http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12739291/

Thanks!!
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Sending you a PM
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Sent a PM to Ksloan23 with the current book list.
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Ksloan23 is taking out:

Revelations by: Melissa de la Cruz - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12520836 (JennyC1230)
Summer Boys by Hailey Abbott - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12053059 (Laurelar)

Sent current list to Hyphen8!
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Sweetblood by Pete Hautman - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9817328 (Ksloan23)
Lucy Rose: Here's the Thing About Me by Katy Kelly - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12433362 (RCOUFan)
Paint the Wind by Pam Munoz Ryan - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12433405 (RCOUFan)

Sent current list to RCOUFAn!
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Skim by: Mariko & Jillian Tamaki - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12381862 (JennyC1230)
The Very Ordered Existence of Merilee Marvelous by Suzanne Crowley - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12052443 (Laurelar)
The Daughters Take the Stage by Joanna Philbin - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12696274 (Laurelar)
The Kid Table by Andrea Seigel - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12739291 (Laurelar)
The Last Summer (Of You and Me) by Ann Brashares - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9768277 (KSloan23)

Sent the current book list to Bkind2books!
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Gallows Hill by: Lois Duncan - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8374786 (JennyC1230)
Bumped by Megan McCafferty - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10091084 (KSloan23)

Sent current book list to Sonkku!
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The Gammage Cup by Carol Kendall - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10218820 (Hyphen8)
Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. Tolan - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12602852 (Hyphen8)
A Line in the Sand by Sherry Garland - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12679144 (Bkind2books)

The list goes to me!
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I only found one this time, but I'm taking out my three seed books that have been on the list since the beginning and switching them with some other books.

Perfect Princess by Meg Cabot - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12186155 (Bkind2books)
King Dork by: Frank Portman - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11723016 (JennyC1230)
Haunted Sister by: Lael Littke - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8607281 (JennyC1230)
Beast by: Donna Jo Napoli - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12437226 (JennyC1230)

Round #2 is done now. I'm going to wait a month and start Round #3. If you want to change out any of your books or skip the next round just let me know. If I don't hear from you I will assume you want to keep your books on the list. I'm leaving this open in case anyone wants to join.
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Anyone interested in joining the next round?
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Yes, I got your message. I took you off the list and removed your seed books from the list. If you ever want to join again let me know. :-)
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yes

I'd like to, but I am pretty much out of town til September, so would be best if I am toward the end. Thanks!
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I'd like to, but I am pretty much out of town til September, so would be best if I am toward the end. Thanks!


No problem, you might be skipped this round since it seems to last 2 weeks (or less) and I'm about to start it again. I will put you on for the next round after this one. It will probably start at the end of September. :-)
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I'd better check to see what I have for this VBB!
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Sending the list to Laurelar to start the 3rd round!
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Scarlet Moon

will be mailed to laurelar tomorrow.
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12275745
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Scarlet Moon by Debbie Vigue - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12275745 (Hyphen8)
The Princess Plot by Kirsten Boie - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12766819 - Book #1 in the Princess series (RCOUFan)
The Princess Trap by Kirsten Boie - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12766822 - Book #2 in the Princess series (RCOUFan)
A Great & Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7630714 (Bkind2books)
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It's Hyphen8's turn, so I am sending the list to them.
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I'll try to look at the list tonight.
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Since they haven't yet been claimed, I will remove:

• Where the Great Hawk Flies by Liza Ketchum - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11700163 (hyphen8)
• A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12437227 (hyphen8)

I'd like to request:

• There's An Owl in the Shower by Jean Craighead George - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12431834 (RCOUFan)

In return I will offer:

• Guts by Gary Paulsen - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12719080 (hyphen8)
• Streams to the River, River to the Sea by Scott O'Dell - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12342765 (hyphen8)
• A Season to Die by Lois Lowry - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12911704 (hyphen8)
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It's your turn Bkind2books so I'm sending you the updated list.
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…and with my crazy life I'd better reply now or it might be next week until I get another chance.

So here goes:

I'm going to remove Red Badge of Courage since it has not been picked over the last few rounds.

I'm going to select Whirligig and A Season to Die (and by a strange coincidence they're both hyphen8's - don't know how I managed that one…)

I'm going to add 3 for the above plus an extra (because I'm trying to whittle down my shelves - DH rolls his eyes every time a book-shaped package arrives…)

Adding:

Princess Lessons by Meg Cabot
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12186157/

Princess in Pink by Meg Cabot
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12186158/

Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12917626/

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11010379/
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It's your turn Sonkku so I am sending you the updated list.
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mailed to Bkind2books yesterday (10/7).
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Under the Blood-Red Sun by Graham Salisbury - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12796712 (Hyphen8)
Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12917626 (Bkind2books)
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Under the Blood-Red Sun mailed to Sonkku 10/9
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12796712
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It's her turn for the bookbox.
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Are you taking new signups? Can I reserve a spot in the next round? (Looks like it might be coming up in a few weeks.)
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I'll add you for the next round since this one is almost over. :-)
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Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11010379 (Bkind2books)
Marley & Me by John Grogan - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12441617 (Sonkku)
Guts by Gary Paulsen - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12719080 (Hyphen8)
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Pretties (Uglies Trilogy) by Scott Westerfeld http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12696367 (Laurelar)
Specials (Uglies Trilogy) by Scott Westerfeld http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12696271 (Laurelar)
The Day My School Fell Down by Gemma Ramji - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12736081 (Sonkku)

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I'm going to wait a few weeks and start this back up. We have a new participant! Welcome K00kaburra! :-)
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Still open to participants if you want to join the next round. Send me a PM.
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Hi! What is happening with this VBB? Have we new round soon?
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Sorry!

My mother in law passed away in January and it's been a bit chaotic here. I am planning to start this VBB again in a week.
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Sent the book list to Laurelar today.

This is still open if you want to join let me know and you will need to put in 2 seed books.
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I will pm book owners soon!

Taking:
Thorn Jack by: Katherine Harbour - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12439707 (K00kaburra)
Boys Are Dogs by Leslie Margolis - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12718363 (JennyC1230)
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12521009 (RCOUFan)
Demon Chick by: Marilyn Kaye - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7362703 (K00kaburra)

Adding:

The Princess Curse
by Merrie Haskell
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13208855

The Call of the Wild (Aladdin Classics)
by Jack London
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13208861

A Wizard of Earthsea
by Ursula K. Le Guin
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12052446

The Horse and His Boy
by C. S. Lewis
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/462-12052360
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Sent book list to Ksloan23
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Does Snogging Count as Exercise? by Helen Salter - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8003295 (JennyC1230)
Pretty Little Devils by Nancy Holder - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12052424 (JennyC1230)
Going Too Far by Jennifer Echols - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10214326 (JennyC1230)

Sent the revised book list to Hyphen8. Aloha!
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I'd like to request:

• Titanic Crossing by Barbara Williams - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12450287 (RCOUFan)

I'll replace it with:

◦ Her Father's Daughter by Mollie Poupeney - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13030691 (hyphen8)

I'll leave this one in the VBB for one more round:

◦ Streams to the River, River to the Sea by Scott O'Dell - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12342765 (hyphen8)
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Sent the revised book list to Bkind2books.
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I'm adding:

Prisoner of the Inquisition
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11644540/

and I'd like to remove:

Know it all (RCOUfan)

Thanks for organizing this, Jenny1230!
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Sent the revised book list to Sonkku.
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I take these books

The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12052360 (Laurelar)

Heart of a Samurai by Margi Preus - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12483772 (RCOUFan)

The Silver Chair by CS Lewis - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12052363 (Laurelar)

I add to VBB

Countryside: The Book of the Wise by J. T. Cope IV http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13152304/

Dead Dreams: A Young Adult Psychological Thriller (Dream Series) (Volume 1) by Emma Right http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12700567/

Where the broken heart still beats by Carolyn Meyer http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12629909/
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Sent the revised book list to K00kaburra.
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Streams to the River, River to the Sea by Scott O'Dell - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12342765 (Hyphen8)
The Princess Curse by Merrie Haskell - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13208855 (Laurelar)
Prisoner of the Inquisition by Theresa Breslin - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11644540 (Bkind2books)
Countryside: The Book of the Wise by J.T. Cope IV - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13152304 (Sonkku)

Sent the revised list to RCOUFan.
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Streams to the River, River to the Sea by Scott O'Dell - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12342765 (Hyphen8)


Mailed Monday 3/30.
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Princess Lessons by Meg Cabot - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12186157 (Bkind2books)
Princess in Pink by Meg Cabot - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12186158 (Bkind2books)
Her Father's Daughter by Mollie Poupeney - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13030691 (Hyphen8)
Nothing Can Keep Us Together (Gossip Girl #8) by Cecily von Ziegesar - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12439736 (K00kaburra)

The revised list is with me and once I make my choices this round will be complete.
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Her Father's Daughter by Mollie Poupeney - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13030691 (Hyphen8)


Ok, that one's TBR. I'll start it after my current read.
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The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12377955 (Sonkku)
Dead Dreams: A Young Adult Psychological Thriller by Emma Right (Dream Series - Volume 1) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12700567 (Sonkku)
POSH by Lucy Jackson - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12052404 (KSloan23)

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I am planning to do another round of this VBB, at the beginning of May. If you want to be in it again let me know. Let me know if you want to keep the same books you have in.

**I made a mistake and Laurelar is short a book, I had the wrong book title/author with the correct BC link, she wanted the book listed. :-( I offered to let her look at the revised list and see if she wants to take another book in it's place. So Laurelar may be contacting you for another book soon.
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