[bksvol-discuss] Re: book donation

  • From: Natalia Sulca <youngbeautyqueen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 22:31:13 -0400

Haha, You guys crack me up


Now Reading Dreamland by Sarrah Dessen
> From: mekawh@xxxxxxxxx
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: book donation
> Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 06:41:29 -0700
> OH, oh Bob.
> You're so bad.
> I swear, I cannot read your messages while drinking soda because you're
> going to be the death of me.
> That's it. I'm revoking your internet license.
> Meka
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bob" 
> To: 
> Sent: Friday, May 30, 2008 3:38 AM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: book donation
> Amy, I agree with the jist of your message.
> However, it got me to thinking of ways bookshare could expand its services.
> For example, in the areas of erotica and picture descriptions. If we got the
> right describers, with appropriately sultry voices to do the descriptions in
> mp3 format, we could post these on other sites that cost money (much money)
> to join, or put the descriptions on tapes to be played over the telephone
> for three or four dollars a minute (I'm not sure of the going rate since
> they cancelled my credit card).
> But, we could have here the makings of a vast, if slightly illegal, service
> for both blind and sighted patrons.
> Oh well, the resultant legal battles might cause the department of education
> to re-think their generous grant. But, wealth is wealth, isn't it?
> Sorry for the flight into fantasy, just musing on an early Friday morning.
> It's really not my fault, you know, Amy started this thread.
> Bob (curmudgeon dreams)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Amy Goldring Tajalli
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2008 9:19 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: book donation
> Why would someone assume Bookshare readers would not want to read
> romance/erotica [which are actually two distinct areas]. From what I have
> seen there does not seem to be any area of interest that some Booksharian is
> not willing to scan and/or validate and there certainly is no field that
> some Bookshare wants to read. There should be no prudishness in choosing
> books for the collection other than those areas that are illegal, if any,
> for libraries or certainly for mail. The only one I can think of is
> Pedophilia in other than a psychological text.
> Amy
> -------------- Original message from Natalia Sulca
> : --------------
> When you post the list, may I help out with some of the scanning? Happy
> Reading, Nati Now Reading Living Dead In Dallas by Charlaine Harris
> ________________________________ Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 18:07:57 -0700 From:
> ckarnos@xxxxxxxxx Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: book donation To:
> bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Well, I've had several requests to see the
> list, so I'll post it tomorrow. No guarantees about when I can get to them
> for processing though... [Most of the books look like they are the
> soft-core, romance-y books. If anyone is interested in basic erotica, check
> out Ellora's Cave publishers (www.ellorascave.com). If you're into kinky
> stuff, try the Greenery Press (www.greenerypress.com). We have books from
> both publishers already in the collection.] Carrie ----- Original
> Message ---- From: solsticesinger To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Sent:
> Thursday, May 29, 2008 5:07:31 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: book
> donation Carrie, I'm wondering what the erotica books are. I'm sure there
> are several of us who would be willing to help out with those. Shannon I am
> only one; but still I am one. I can not do everything, but I can do
> something. And, because I can not do everything, I will not refuse to do the
> something I can do. Everet Edward Hale ----- Original Message ----- From:
> Carrie Karnos To: Bookshare Vol Group Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2008 1:29 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] book donation Hi gang, We just received a donation
> of 38 books, so I took out the ones that I thought would be of more interest
> to people. (The rest of the books are romance/erotica). Question: there are
> 3 Jennifer Chiaverini books - The Master Quilter, The Quilter's Legacy, and
> The Sugar Camp Quilt. Is someone else processing these? If so, I'll put the
> books into the 'Sell to a Used Bookstore' pile here in the office. If not, I
> can chop and scan them, and submit them to the download list. The other
> books I took out were: A Portrait of Jane Austen, by David Cecil Payment in
> Blood, by Elizabeth George Halfway to the Grave, by Jeaniene Frost Music to
> My Sorrow, by Mercedes Lackey Bedlam's Edge, by Mercedes Lackey BSO Beyond
> World's End by Mercedes Lackey Will try to get to processing them when I
> can. Carrie
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