Haha, You guys crack me up Nati 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 > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- > Keep your kids safer online with Windows Live Family Safety. 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