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XLonelyGuy 4 yrs ago | 5 replies
I released a few books today. As I journaled them I realised that one title was probably not such a good book to release in a hospital department which specialises in cancer detection and treatment. It was 'Until …

XLonelyGuy 4 yrs ago | 1 replies
People are now much more savvy about online traps and pitfalls. I suspect very many people who see an invitation to join a free site see it as a scam of some kind. Can't blame them really.

XLonelyGuy 4 yrs ago | 1 replies
You said you have seen people buying books you have released in Tesco. Was that a slip of the keyboard or are you putting stickers on books on the shelves?

XLonelyGuy 4 yrs ago | 1 replies
Thanks, everyone. I have in fact released 5 books since my first post and will continue to keep an eye open for suitable release material.

XLonelyGuy 5 yrs ago | 28 replies
I don't get very many books to release now-a-days. That's because my Kindle Fire goes with me everywhere and I can carry hundreds of books with me. I do still buy some 'real' books. But they are usually expensive h…

XLonelyGuy 7 yrs ago
[[ I hope the relatives they're based on have a good sense of humor]] No problem there.... they all died last century!

XLonelyGuy 7 yrs ago | 5 replies
After my recent return to the fold I am making my first release since February 2010! In honour of the momentous occasion it's a book written by a cousin of my wife's father and which fictionises the family history. …

XLonelyGuy 7 yrs ago | 1 replies
[[ "No part of this book may be reproduced by mechanical or electronic means without permission in writing from the publisher" ]] That's the blurb I was referring to mojosmom - Hi by the way! I hope you are well. It …

XLonelyGuy 7 yrs ago
Thanks for the info

XLonelyGuy 7 yrs ago | 9 replies
Is there a bookcrossing app? I'm a gadget lover. Wouldn't it be great to be able to do the releasing thing and then the 'paperwork' straight way on your phone? maybe even including a picture of the release place. …

XLonelyGuy 7 yrs ago | 5 replies
I've been greatly impressed by the recent policy of some arts companies to beam live performances to cinemas. In the past couple of years I've seen The Royal Ballet, The Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Shakespeare Company and…

XLonelyGuy 7 yrs ago | 5 replies
There are ways to share ebooks (or ibooks) but they are not, strictly speaking, legal. The sharing of them doesn't seem to be frowned on as much as the sharing of music and films is though. In fact many authors have st…

XLonelyGuy 7 yrs ago | 14 replies
I have returned! No longer content to be an international man of mystery I am getting back to the bookcrossing fold. The first thing that I found was that many of my old mates are still here - so "Hi" to GoryDetails,…

XLonelyGuy 11 yrs ago
Very low key here. Very few people knew about WBN. I have kept a dozen copies of my book (All Quiet On The Western Front) for my reading group meeting. It has been made the book choice of the month in my honour.


XLonelyGuy 13 yrs ago
> > ... but I still don't believe in > evolution! > *lol*! Welcome back, XLG! nor gravity nor global warning.

XLonelyGuy 13 yrs ago | 4 replies
... but I still don't believe in evolution!

XLonelyGuy 13 yrs ago | 26 replies
I've not been around much this year. For the reasons listed below and a general depressed 'can't be arsed to do anything' state of mind. However, yesterday I found my first ever truly wild bookcrossing book outside a C…

XLonelyGuy 13 yrs ago | 1 replies
Out of > curiosity, what about with the preposition > 'to'. Would you say 'gone to infirmary' or > 'gone to the infirmary'? Always "gone to the infirmary" never "gone to infirmary" although as in Yorkshire and…

XLonelyGuy 13 yrs ago | 4 replies
Something which I don't think has been touched on is that it is also about what simply 'sounds right' in relation to whether the word begins with a vowel or a consonant and whether the person is an in-patient or otherwis…

XLonelyGuy 13 yrs ago | 1 replies
> only men TTBB for soprano soprano alto > or tenor tenor bass bass its usually on > the sheet music. i think thats what you > want? Doesn't work exactly right as we can have male sopranos and female teno…

XLonelyGuy 13 yrs ago
The accepted protocol for meeting the Queen is to speak when you are spoken to, address her in the first instance as "Your Majesty" and from then on as "Mam" (rhymes with jam and not farm). If the Queen offers her hand …

XLonelyGuy 13 yrs ago
Take a look at http://www.scribd.com/ - documents including sheet music are stored there for download - free provided they are not copyright or are offered by the creators. I put some of my brass band music there. I'…

XLonelyGuy 13 yrs ago
The late Ian Drury who suffered from severe polio always described himself as a raspberry (Cockney rhyming slang 'raspberry ripple'. I am disabled myself and tend to agree that 'sticks and stones may break my bones but …

XLonelyGuy 13 yrs ago
> Where can I find information on this > product? http://www.sony.co.uk/hub/reader-ebook any questions on the ptacticality of using them - fire away!

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