Wish-List / Unwanted

Like all book lovers we have a wish list for the books we can’t wait to get our hands on, and we also have those books we’d rather avoid if possible. Here are some of the books Dog-Eared Books would love to have on our shelves and a few we can not accept.


  • Large Print Books
  • CD Audiobooks – Please make sure these are in the box and not scratched or missing CDs.


  • Any 2013 – 2015 releases
  • Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon
  • Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin
  • Brandon Sanderson novels: Elantra, Mistborn, etc.

Young-Adult (Ages 15 & Up)

  • Any 2013 – 2015 releases
  • John Green novels: Looking for Alaska, Paper Towns, etc.
  • David Levithan novels: Boy Meets Boy, Every Day, Love is the Higher Law, etc.
  • Rainbow Rowell novels: Fangirl, Eleanor & Park
  • Ender’s Game series by Orson Scott Card
  • Harry Potter – Both paperback & hardcover
  • Divergent series by Veronica Roth
  • The Maze Runner series by James Dashner
  • The Girl of Fire and Thorns series by Rae Carson

Middle Grade (Ages 11 & UP)

  • Any 2013 – 2015 releases
  • Rick Riordan novels: Percy Jackson series, Heroes of Olympus, Kane Chronicles
  • Origami Yoda series by Tom Angleberger
  • Adventure & Fantasy
  • 39 Clues novels
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid novels or Dork Diaries novels

Children’s Books

  • Any 2013 – 2015 releases
  • Junie B. Jones series
  • Non-fiction/Fiction Step Readers
  • Magic Tree House series
  • Season themed Picture Books
  • Non-Christmas holiday themed pictures books


  • Books missing covers or dust jackets
  • Books with extensive page, cover, or spine damage
  • Textbooks
  • Reader’s Digest Condensed Versions
  • Out-of-date Books: Not old enough to be considered a classic, but not new enough to be relevant.
  • Activity books: Crosswords, coloring books, Mad-libs, journals, etc.

Unwanted Adult  

  • 2012 & Older – Mary Higgins Clark
  • 2012 & Older – Danielle Steel
  • 2012 & Older – Nora Roberts
  • 2012 & Older – James Patterson

Young Adult

  • Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer (only Hardcovers will be accepted)

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