Yes, I received the same shipment. I have received something like this a few times in the past; an author paying and having Amazon ship books to me. The first time it happened, I requested proof from Amazon that we would not be charged for anything and we never were.

Patty Langley
Delaware Center for the  Book
Delaware Division of Libraries
121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North
Dover, DE 19901
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From: Center for the Book state centers communication [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Matheis, Bonnie
Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2018 4:11 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]<mailto:[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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