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mtnview
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Lendable or not?

I want to lend "36 Arguments for the Existence of God" to a friend. On the nook Shop/LendMe page, I search for the book and it comes up. Lendable, right? But the nook shows no Lend option for the book. So I pulled up the B&N web page for the book, and it does not display the LendMe logo. So it's not lendable.


What gives? What is the point of the LendMe page on the nook if it displays books that are not lendable?

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Re: Lendable or not?

 


mtnview wrote:

I want to lend "36 Arguments for the Existence of God" to a friend. On the nook Shop/LendMe page, I search for the book and it comes up. Lendable, right? But the nook shows no Lend option for the book. So I pulled up the B&N web page for the book, and it does not display the LendMe logo. So it's not lendable.


What gives? What is the point of the LendMe page on the nook if it displays books that are not lendable?


 

Where exactly are you looking?  I just paged through the 14 pages of LendMe books listed on the Nook under LendMe and it isn't there.  When I search for it, it brings up the book, but nowhere on the Nook do I see anything to indicate it is lendable.  So I'm not sure where you are seeing it.

 

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Re: Lendable or not?

I'm looking just where I said. I didn't want to look through a list of 135 books presented in a random order, so I used the search function. I guess you are saying the search function on the LendMe page doesn't just search the LendMe books. That would explain what seemed like inconsistent results.

 

Someone should put a little thought into the user interface of the LendMe page on the nook, which currently is pretty much useless. I should be able to have the books listed in some preferred order, like alphabetical or most recently added first, and it should be possible to search that list.

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Re: Lendable or not?


mtnview wrote:

 

I didn't want to look through a list of 135 books presented in a random order, so I used the search function. I guess you are saying the search function on the LendMe page doesn't just search the LendMe books. That would explain what seemed like inconsistent results.


Yeah, the "search" feature searches all e-books, not just the category you're browsing.

 

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