Hello list. I wanted to let you know in case you didn't that if you order $25 from Barnes and Noble you get free shipping. I hope this helps. Monica ----- Original Message ----- From: "Katie Hill" <Kaitlyn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2005 7:53 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Amazon > Hi Lissi, > It is great to see you growing as a computer user and validator. I ended up > getting the premier package through amazon so when I order a few books they > just ship second day regardless of when they are available. It also saves > watching for special shipping rates. > > Speaking of which it is time to maybe put in another order... :) > > Kaitlyn > > -----Original Message----- > From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Estelnalissi > Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2005 8:01 AM > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Amazon > > Dear Volunteers, > > Today, for the first time, I ordered a book from Amazon to aid me in > validating. Its got mondo errors so I thought most of you wouldn't mind > that I've had it out for a long time. > > When I first downloaded it and noticed all of its frequent, major, jumbles, > I ordered a copy from the library which took some weeks to arrive. Meanwhile > > I was working on other books. > > With 3 books waiting to be uploaded, I decided to work on this book which is > > a change of pace from the types of books I've been doing. > > I discovered what happens when you don't examine a new download thoroughly. > The scan was of a large print edition and my library sent a regular print > edition with page breaks in different places and different publishing > information. > > The person who first encouraged me to join and helped me download my first > book to read had mentioned he bought books from Amazon to help with his > validations. I thought he was nearly a saint to spend his actual money like > that, but confined myself to thanking him profusely for getting me launched. > > I haven't been in touch with him since and he posts very rarely to this > list, but I know he's steadily and quietly validating. > > Today I understood why he invested in buying necessary versions of books. > Once you've kept a book, badly in need of correction, it's really hard to > give it up unless you know it's needed quickly or are positive some one else > > will give it a better scan. What's the expression? "One bird in the hand is > better than two in the bush." > > My order is official. I have more pressing books to work on while it ships. > It's a messy but fun read and I'll be extra proud when it's finally > approved. > > It's hard to imagine anyone who is enjoying the thrill of each baby step > toward being a competent, all around Book-share volunteeras much as I am. > It's also exciting to realize that even when I've got most of the process > under wraps, new glitches and challenges will pop up to keep volunteering > dynamic. > > Always With Love, > > Lissi > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of > available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.