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dixiegrrrrl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-24-11 12:06 PM
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There's a "Netflix" for renting books? who knew? Whadda think?
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I had no idea.
There is a book rental site.
You pay so much a month, books you choose are mailed to you, you read them, send them back, postage free.

3 books a month ( or however long you want to keep them) for abut 24.00 a month.

I dunno...good idea? bad idea? Would it work for you?

http://www.bookswim.com/plans.html

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  -There's a "Netflix" for renting books? who knew? Whadda think? dixiegrrrrl  Aug-24-11 12:06 PM   #0 
  - couldn't you just go to the library? it's free.  ejpoeta   Aug-24-11 12:07 PM   #1 
  - This will sound strange, but the "pressure" of having to finish a book in 2 weeks.....  dixiegrrrrl   Aug-24-11 01:36 PM   #11 
     - i know what you mean about the pressure thing. but you can just renew it. i can renew books online  ejpoeta   Aug-24-11 04:50 PM   #13 
     - Library to review (at yr leisure) then on to amazon and / or local bookstore.  BNJMN   Sep-01-11 12:43 AM   #17 
     - You have a tough library!  JustABozoOnThisBus   Sep-21-11 01:39 PM   #20 
  - A library is free.  GodlessBiker   Aug-24-11 12:07 PM   #2 
  - Before republicans slashed all the funding  C_U_L8R   Aug-24-11 12:07 PM   #3 
  - I'm lucky enough to live in Fairfax County, VA. Awesome library which  FSogol   Aug-24-11 12:09 PM   #4 
  - Is this satire?  sharp_stick   Aug-24-11 12:11 PM   #5 
  - I think it may have something to do with distance, gas, 110 degree temperatures outside,  dixiegrrrrl   Aug-24-11 07:21 PM   #14 
  - I see they offer college textbooks -  Book Lover   Aug-24-11 12:13 PM   #6 
  - And there are inter-library loans, if your local library doesn't have what you want  bananas   Aug-24-11 12:35 PM   #7 
     - Our library took that away because of funding cuts.  emcguffie   Aug-24-11 12:47 PM   #8 
     - Ack. nt  bananas   Aug-24-11 01:05 PM   #9 
     - Excellent point  Book Lover   Aug-24-11 01:49 PM   #12 
  - We have the best public library in the country  Not Me   Aug-24-11 01:17 PM   #10 
  - Would be good idea for ereaders  YankeyMCC   Aug-25-11 07:31 AM   #15 
  - I use that place called "The Library."  SheilaT   Aug-30-11 03:54 PM   #16 
  - Bad Idea  erpowers   Sep-08-11 11:28 AM   #18 
  - Yeah really, I just took out 7 books for 3 weeks and can renew online 4 times.  amyrose2712   Sep-11-11 03:33 PM   #19 
     - I rediscovered the library  SheilaT   Sep-22-11 12:26 AM   #21 
  - Really?  tgearfanatic234   Sep-23-11 02:00 AM   #22 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-23-11 12:39 PM   #23 
  - For $24.00 a month, you could BUY 3 mass-market paperbacks outright. Then you could lend  iris27   Nov-23-11 07:25 PM   #24 
 

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