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Unshelved, Vol. 1 by Gene Ambaum1
What Would Dewey Do? An Unshelved Collection by Gene Ambaum2
Library Mascot Cage Match: An Unshelved Collection (Unshelved) by Bill Barnes3
Book Club: An Unshelved Collection by Bill Barnes4
Read Responsibly: An Unshelved Collection (v. 5) by Bill Barnes5
Frequently Asked Questions: An Unshelved Collection by Bill Barnes6
Reader's Advisory: an Unshelved collection by Gene Ambaum7
Large Print: an Unshelved collection by Bill Barnes8
Too Much Information: an Unshelved collection by Gene Ambaum9
Bibliovores: an Unshelved collection by Gene Ambaum10
Reads Well With Others: an Unshelved collection by Gene Ambaum11
Overdue: The Final Unshelved Collection by Gene Ambaum12

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  6. I'm Ready for My Movie Contract: A Get Fuzzy Collection by Darby Conley (2007)
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  8. Girls with Slingshots: Volume One by Danielle Corsetto (2008)
  9. Catch of the Day: Sherman's Lagoon Collection #8 (Sherman's Lagoon Collection, 8) by Jim Toomey (2004)
  10. Pass the Loot : A FoxTrot Collection by Bill Amend (1990)
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  11. Questionable Content: Volume 1 by Jeph Jacques (2010)
  12. I Would Lick It For Hours: Two Lumps-Year One by Mel Hynes (2007)
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  14. Sinfest: Life Is My Bitch by Tatsuya Ishida (2003)
  15. Bloom County: Loose Tails by Berkeley Breathed (1983)

Series description

Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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