It seems like entrepreneurial (and harmless) marketing from an enthusiastic self published author. Please let me know if you think this warrants an official inquiry from the Library CFB and I will contact her.



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On Feb 1, 2018, at 4:55 PM, Tracy Carr MLC <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

Yep, Mississippi got it, too.


Tracy Carr

Mississippi Library Commission



From: Center for the Book state centers communication [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Matheis, Bonnie
Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2018 3:11 PM
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Subject: Book Received from Amazon


Hi all,


Yesterday, the Illinois Center for the Book received the book, Patchwork Love, from Amazon. With it, we received a note from Amazon stating,


“A gift for you. Please accept this copy of Patchwork Love for your state library collection. Fiction, general, family life, mystery. LOC 2017911090. Author Linda Lou Burton. 870-210-5170. [log in to unmask].”


We’re a little confused by this here and wondering if any of you have received books like this from Amazon or this book from Amazon at your state center?  





Bonnie Matheis

Coordinator, Illinois Center for the Book


Illinois Center for the Book

Illinois State Library

Gwendolyn Brooks Building

300 South Second Street

Springfield, Illinois 62701


Office: 217-558-2065

Fax: 217-782-1877


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Jesse White, Secretary of State and State Librarian


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