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***Discontinued -- I have listed my remaining books in the RABCK forum. See:
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/512739 ***

Checking for in a VBB for Horror, Sci-fi, Fantasy or Paranormal books. This would include fiction and "non-fiction" such as books about UFOs, ghosts, vampires, etc. I have several books in this category that I would be including. Any books in these categories would be acceptable.

I currently participate in booktogive's super Mystery/Thriller and General Literature VBBs and will use her rules for this VBB:

I ask each participant to offer 2 BOOKS AS SEED for the box to start.(You may seed with more than 2) After you commit to joining the box you would send me the titles/author/BCID numbers of the seed books. You will hang onto your two(or more) seed books until such time as they are selected from the VBB. Your 2 submitted books are for seed so if you select 2 books on your turn you will need to add 2 new books(not counting your seed books)

When it is your turn I will pm the list of available books to you. You will have 5 days to make your selections from the list. You then post on this forum post which books you are taking and which ones you are adding to the "box". Also pm me with the info as well, in my pm please include links or BCID#'s for the books you are adding. You may take as many books as you like and replace with the same number. You may include more books if you like.

You then pm the person holding the books you have selected and they send those books to you. The list then gets updated with the changes and moves to the next person who takes their turn.

ALL BOOKS must be registered at BookCrossing and a link provided to the journal entry.

Participants should be timely in mailing out their books once they are selected-within 6 weeks.

Participant Order (Round 2):


Bkind2books
BooksandMusic
loriped
JennyC1230
mississippimom **Asked to be skipped
mysticalzoe **Asked to be skipped
imuzak12

perryfran

smd427 (Skipped - no response round 2)
schuylang (Skipped - no response round 2)

Each person will have 5 days to make their selections and additions. Players who do not respond in time will be bumped to the bottom of the list. After 2 times with no response they will be skipped unless they contact me about getting back in the rotation.

You may add extra books to the list anytime-just let me know.

If interested, please post here and send me a PM with your seed books as described above. I am hoping to start this around July 1st if there is interest. I would also like to do multiple rounds if there are enough participants.

 

But this sounds like fun. Most of my stuff is older though. I really need to make a run to the store at the library as well as the thrift store...now, to just convince hubby to take me...;D

 

I'm game! :) I have a few paranormal books and tons of fantasy, sci-fi, and horror. I'll PM you now with my seed books.

 

Stephario and smd427 thanks for joining. To make this viable, I would like to get close to 10 participants... thanks!

 

Bump!

 

Thought there would be more interest in this...

 

I did, too. With as often as I see fantasy novels on people's wishlists, I would expect there would have been a lot of interest. That's ok. If we don't end up with a large group, I can donate a few more seed books and we can kick it off with a smaller group. ;)

I'll keep an eye out when I'm searching wishlists for Wishlist Tag Games. If I find any fantasy, sci-fi, horror, or paranormal folks, I'll PM them with a link to this thread.

 

as my husband saying there are too many books (can there be such a thing??) at the house already, but I would like to join in.

 

wingperryfranwing 6 yrs ago
3 so far.
I would still like to get a few more participants before I start this. I will be listing some of the books that will be included. Also, please send me via PM your seed books if you have not done so already.

Thanks

 

wingperryfranwing 6 yrs ago
Added
I added Bkind2books' seed books to the list above. I would still like to get at least a couple more participants before I start this.

 

wingperryfranwing 6 yrs ago
bump
.

 

wingBkind2bookswing 6 yrs ago
RE: bump
There's a new SF&F book box starting - maybe they'd be interested in combining? I posted there - I hope no one takes offense.

 

There's a new SF&F book box starting - maybe they'd be interested in combining? I posted there - I hope no one takes offense.


I also saw the box. I think some bookcrossers prefer having a physical bookbox to look through, however, I have had some bad luck with them. The last one I joined got lost with about 6 of my books in it. Also, the cost of shipping a whole box is a little expensive. I would still like to start this VBB but I will wait for at least a couple more participants..hopefully, others will join!

 

That's the way I see it too. I have had a few boxes that have been lost and with the costs of mailing I prefer the virtual BB. I hope you can get a few more to join.

 

Hi Perryfran,

I am doing the physical bookbox and would like to join this one too. I haven't had a chance to go through all my books yet. I've asked others to see if they want to combine our box. i'm not saying yes but looking into it.

 

Thanks for joining. It would be great if we could combine. I'm asking for at least two seed books but if we do combine, the more seed books the better to give everyone wider choices. Hope this works out. ;-)

 

I am thinking of going ahead with this even though I would like more participants. For those participating, please PM with your seed books (if you have not done so) and I will try to start this within a few days.

Thanks

 

but I need to read a few books for it first. I will take a look on TBR for some books to fit.

 

but I need to read a few books for it first. I will take a look on TBR for some books to fit.

Thanks for joining. Please provide your seed books to me as soon as you can.

 

Received seed books from BooksandMusic. Thanks! Still waiting for seed books from one other participant and then I will start this.

Anyone else wanting to participate??

 

Booklist sent to smd427. Would still like to get more participants!

 

So many intriguing options! Ok, I'm going to request three:

1. Butcher, Jim: Storm Front (perryfran)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10423945

2. Grimwood, Ken: Replay (perryfran)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12758895

3. Hall, Steven: The Raw Shark Texts (BooksandMusic)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12717940

And replace with these three:

1. Bierce, Ambrose: The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce (The World of Horror)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10031776/

2. Huyghe, Patrick: The Field Guide to Ghosts and Other Apparitions
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10004479/

3. Edwards, Ivor: Jack the Ripper's Black Magic Rituals
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/5615677/

PM'ing perryfran and BooksandMusic w/ my address now.

 

List is now with Bkind2books.

 

Incredible quick! I received all three books in today's mail! :)

perryfran - Thank you for "Storm Front" and "Replay".
BooksandMusic - Thank you for "The Raw Shark Texts".

 

If you are still accepting members, I would love to join this round or the next. Let me know if I am joining this round and I will send you the info on my "seed books."

 

Thanks for joining! I will get you on the list for this round.

 

Got a pm from loriped (who knows I love sci-fi/fantasy books) about this VBB...
I would LOVE to join... I'm off to pick out a few good books for my 'seed'...
I'll pm you asap. Thanks perryfran for starting this VBB...

 

Got a pm from loriped (who knows I love sci-fi/fantasy books) about this VBB...
I would LOVE to join... I'm off to pick out a few good books for my 'seed'...
I'll pm you asap. Thanks perryfran for starting this VBB...


Thanks! Love to have you included.

 

I also got a message from Loriped telling me about this VBB. I can send you book titles and links for 2 seed books. Thanks for hosting this!

 

I also got a message from Loriped telling me about this VBB. I can send you book titles and links for 2 seed books. Thanks for hosting this!


Great! Thanks loriped for spreading the word..

 

and the more books to choose from.

 

I have been slammed between work and personal life.

I'd like to select:

Vincent, Rachel: Stray (perryfran)

and

Armstrong, Kelley: Personal Demon (LoriPed)

I'm going to add:

Dune: The Butlerian Jihad by Brian Herbert & Kevin Anderson
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11963328/

and

House Harkonnen by Brian Herbert & Kevin Anderson
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11963316/

Thanks for hosting this, perryfran!

 



I'd like to select:

Armstrong, Kelley: Personal Demon (LoriPed)

 

Perryfran,

I sent you my two seed book titles and links, if you didn't get them or you don't think they fit the VBB genre please let me know. Thanks!

 

Now with BooksandMusic.

 

I am going to put in Dream Chaser by Sherrilyn Kenyon http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11772836

and take out

Laymon, Richard: The Stake (perryfran)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12454849

 

Now with loriped.

 

Thanks for hosting this VBB.

I will take:
Stein, Jeanne: Retribution (JennyC1230)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8475405
Cooper, Karina: Tarnished (perryfran)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11885477

And add:
Davidson, Mary Janice: Undead and Unwelcome (LoriPed)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8254054
Carriger, Gail: Alexia Tarabotti #5 Timeless (LoriPed)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/6680972
Singh, Nalini: Guild Hunters #4 Archangel’s Consort (LoriPed)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11378984
Arthur, Keri: Nikki James #4 Hearts in Darkness (LoriPed)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10518968
Rabe, Jean and Greenberg, Martin H. editors: Steampunk’d (LoriPed)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9923948
Sylvan, Dianne: Queen of Shadows (LoriPed)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11754141

 

Received this in the mail yesterday. Thanks

Cooper, Karina: Tarnished (perryfran)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11885477

 

schuylang 6 yrs ago
Joining
Is there an opening for this round? I would like to join if possible.

 

Is there an opening for this round? I would like to join if possible.


Sent you a PM

 

JennyC1230

 

Taking out:

May, Antoinette: Haunted Houses of California (smd427)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9680416
McCarthy, Erin: Fallen (LoriPed)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12516455
Rowe, Stephanie: Kiss at Your Own Risk (LoriPed)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7079651
Sands, Lynsay: Under a Vampire Moon (LoriPed)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12577622
Hoh, Diane: The Invitation (schuylang)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12805908

Putting in:

Palmer, David R.: Emergence (JennyC1230)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7831290
Day, S.J. : Eve of Darkness (JennyC1230)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8475400
King, Tabitha and Michael McDowell : Candles Burning (JennyC1230)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8626496
McCaffrey, Anne: Dragonsinger (JennyC1230)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8515579
Sizemore, Susan: Primal Needs (JennyC1230)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12160967

Sending PM's to smd427, Loriped and schuylang regarding their books. Thanks for hosting this VBB!

 

wingperryfranwing 6 yrs ago
On to...
mississippimom

 

Selecting:

Gabaldon, Diana: Dragonfly in Amber (perryfran)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12619208
and
Allende, Isabel: City of the Beasts (perryfran)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12747660

I would like to add these two ...
Clare, Cassandra - City of Fallen Angels
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12439179
and
Clare, Cassandra - City of Lost Souls
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12439178

 

wingperryfranwing 6 yrs ago
Next up..
schuylang

 

schuylang 6 yrs ago
choices
I will take

Saul, John: Hellfire (smd427)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9901830

Jackson, Shirley: The Haunting of Hill House (perryfran)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12747659

Replacing with -

Littke, Laul: Prom Dress (schuylang)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12802698

Bates, Auline: The Dead Game (schuylang)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12823657

Sending address and book choice to members.

 

I am selecting the following:

Strieber, Whitley: Majestic (Bkind2books)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/2802056/

Bierce, Ambrose: The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce (The World of Horror) (smd427)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10031776/

Edwards, Ivor: Jack the Ripper's Black Magic Rituals (smd427)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/5615677/

Replacing with:

Weyn, Suzanne: Bar Code Tattoo (perryfran)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12825698

Holland, Tom: Lord of the Dead (perryfran)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12800220

Bradbury, Ray: Quicker than the Eye (perryfran)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12800206

THIS IS THE END OF ROUND ONE. THANKS EVERYONE FOR PARTICIPATING. I PLAN TO START ROUND TWO IN 2 OR 3 WEEKS. I WILL ALSO BE ADDING MORE BOOKS TO THE LIST. PLEASE LET ME KNOW OF ANY CHANGES BEFORE ROUND TWO STARTS.

 

I'll have your books in the mail tomorrow. Thanks for hosting a fun VBB!

 

When would you like us to replace our books?

 

When would you like us to replace our books?


No need to replace your books unless you want to. I plan on using the updated list for round 2 which is modified by removing any books taken and adding those used as replacements from round 1. If you want to add more or replace any books, please PM me with your changes before August 19th. thanks

 

I will wait until the box goes through this round to replace any books not taken. That way new members will have a chance to select them before they are replaced.

When would you like us to replace our books?


No need to replace your books unless you want to. I plan on using the updated list for round 2 which is modified by removing any books taken and adding those used as replacements from round 1. If you want to add more or replace any books, please PM me with your changes before August 19th. thanks

 

Round 2? I have some books in this genre. Let me know. I live in Maine.

 

Round 2? I have some books in this genre. Let me know. I live in Maine.


Glad to have you. Sent you a PM.

 

tomorrow... New players welcome!

 

List with smd427

 

Bkind2books

 

I have selected:

Grahame-Smith, Seth: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (JennyC1230)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11308581

I am adding:

Come Hell or High Water by Michelle Bardsley
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12782206

and

Industrial Magic by Kelley Armstrong
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/8536940

 

BooksandMusic

 

Selecting:

11/22/63 by Stephan King (perryfran)

Industrial Magic by Kelley Armstrong (Bkind2books)

I am putting in:

Black Blade Blues by J.A. Pitts http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12876252

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by J.A. Pitts http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12872759

The Stake by Richard Laymon http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12454849/

 

wingperryfranwing 6 yrs ago
On to...
loriped

 

Sorry about taking so long. I meant to do this over the weekend and then forgot to write myself a note to do it. Too much going on with the start of a new school year.

I will take:

Morgan, Alexis: Dark Protector (mississippimom)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/4484352

Pitts, J.A.: Black Blade Blues (BooksandMusic)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12876252

Weyn, Suzanne: Bar Code Tattoo (perryfran)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12825698

and add:

Stephens, John Richard (editor): The Book of the Living Dead
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10528139

Sparks, Kerrelyn: Secret Life of a Vampire
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7177325

Caine, Rachel: Chill Factor
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12420507

 

I received these two books in the mail today. Thanks for sending them


Pitts, J.A.: Black Blade Blues (BooksandMusic)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12876252

Weyn, Suzanne: Bar Code Tattoo (perryfran)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12825698


 

JennyC1230

 

Taking out:

Sparks, Kerrelyn: Secret Life of a Vampire (Loriped)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7177325
Bardsley, Michelle Come Hell or High Water (Bkind2books)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12782206
Littke, Laul: Prom Dress (schuylang)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12802698
Ryan, Amy Kathleen: GLOW (mississippimom)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12439182

Putting in:

Robb, J.D. & others: Dead of Night (JennyC1230)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/10224516
Ashley, Amanda: Dead Sexy (JennyC1230)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/12018496
Graham, Heather: Kiss of Darkness (JennyC1230)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/6405586
Cooke, Deborah: Kiss of Fire (JennyC1230)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7915804

 

Taking out:

Sparks, Kerrelyn: Secret Life of a Vampire (Loriped)
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/7177325


Mailed out today. Enjoy!

 

mississippimom

 

imuzak12 6 yrs ago
Can I join?
I would like to join from this round or the next (if you are planning to). I live in Virginia.

 

I would like to join from this round or the next (if you are planning to). I live in Virginia.


Love to have you included. Sent you a PM.

 

wingperryfranwing 6 yrs ago
Next up..
schuylang

mississippimom asked to be skipped.

 

mysticalzoe

(no response from schuylang)

 

imuzak12

mysticalzoe asked to be skipped

 

imuzak12 6 yrs ago
My choice
I picked

Necroscope, by Brian Lumley (perryfran)

and I add

The Forever War, by Joe Haldeman.
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11216401/

Thanks:)

 

I picked

Necroscope, by Brian Lumley (perryfran)

and I add

The Forever War, by Joe Haldeman.
http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11216401/

Thanks:)


Necroscope is in the mail.

 

This is the end of round 2. Not sure if I will continue with another round..interest seems to be waning. There were a couple of no responses in round 2 and a couple who wanted to be skipped. For those participating, please post here and let me know if you would like to do another round. Also, if others want to participate, please post here. If I do a round 3, I'll probably wait a few weeks.

Thanks

 

wingBkind2bookswing 6 yrs ago
Round 3
I'm fine with another round - either soon or in a few weeks (if you want to take a break)

 

imuzak12 6 yrs ago
RE: Round 3
I would love to do another round also. Personally, I would love to see more horror and S&F books.

 

I don't think anyone requested any more of my books, but if I'm wrong let me know.

Perryfran: I would love to participate if you do this again. I tend to read more paranormal romance than the other types of books, so that's what I usually have to contribute. I run a few of these VBB's and I know it's not easy. I use Excel spreadsheets to help me stay organized.

 

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