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Subject: How can I add books to my bookshelf but not have them swappable?
Date Posted: 11/30/2023 6:33 AM ET
Member Since: 8/17/2006
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I'm re-doing my bookshelf because I got rid of a lot of books before a big move and have added others, etc since then. Is there a way for me to put books on my bookshelf, but be able to put them immediately on hold if I'm not ready to swap them? When I post books if they are on a wishlist, they are auto going on hold on someone's wishlist -- and I'm not going to be ready to post these.

I really want to update my shelf to show the books that I have.....then post them for swap when I'm ready to do that.

Is there a way to do this? Help!

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Date Posted: 11/30/2023 6:37 AM ET
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The To Be Read (TBR) would work for posting so you know you have them and when you are ready to post to someone you can do it from there.

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Date Posted: 11/30/2023 7:16 AM ET
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It's working perfectly!! Thank you! I can't believe I have been a member here for years and years and never used the TBR!!   I just pretty much blanked out my public bookshelf except for ones I am ready to send, and adding everything to the TBR.   So hard to rebuild after being forced to get rid of a lot of my books....finally fixing things so it will list only what I still have! :)     Thank you so much for your help!!!

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Date Posted: 12/12/2023 10:32 AM ET
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Put yourself on vacation, add the books, put them on hold, take yourself off vacation.