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Lets swap a good book or two

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10 simbi value

I love real books and sharing good books. I'm not someone who holds onto copies of books I have already read. As a matter of fact I practice minimalism so I am not fond of owning things that I am not using and that are taking up space.

So make a list and contact me. We can swap lists of books we are ready to part with and make a trade. Each of us is responsible for the one way shipping. (Books ship cheap as "media mail" )

If for some reason either of us doesn't see a title that sparks our imagination on the other person's list, we can either take a pass, a raincheck, or find something else maybe to barter for the book. I love chocolate chip cookies for instance. :)

This is a just for fun idea I had.
Let's swap books!

Training & Qualifications


I read books.
I try to live like a minimalist so I don't like to keep a huge library of books that I have already read.
I love to barter and trade books.

Availability & Preferences


Very flexible. This will be done over simbi messaging.

Trading Preference: Trade only – I just want direct exchanges

Reviews of Dennis


Becca bought Oak wizard wand Espresso patina stn from Dennis
Dec 07, 2016
Lovely working with you!
Becca received Unit of Make a wizard or magician wand from Dennis
Dec 07, 2016
Wands are very well made and beautiful. Thank you so very much.
Becca bought Pine and mahogany wizard wand from Dennis
Dec 07, 2016
LOVE the wand. Dennis is amazing to work with. Thank you!
Kara provided Unit of Kanji Calligraphy for Dennis
Nov 01, 2016
Dennis was able to describe what he wanted in detail. I hope he enjoys his piece!
Alyssa bought Wizard Wand All Wood One of a kind from Dennis
Oct 24, 2016
Dennis was friendly in our interactions and kept me updated on the shipping information for the wand I ordered. The wand itself is a beautiful piece o...f work! show more
Danielle provided Session of Ask A Physician Assistant for Dennis
Oct 08, 2016
If only everyone conducted business like Dennis!
Danielle bought Wizard Wand All Wood one of a kind. from Dennis
Oct 08, 2016
Dennis is so awesome and great to work with! His items are high quality and clearly lovingly made!
Michaela bought Oak Wizard Wand from Dennis
Oct 06, 2016
I love this wand, so beautiful and feels great in my hand, perfect for spell casting :)
Mahikol bought Wooden Wizard Wand -One of a kind! from Dennis
Oct 06, 2016
Dennis was quick to ship this over. It arrived 1 day ahead of schedule (kudos to the delivery folks!) And it is a great item! It look really cool and ...I'm so excited to have it! Would totally recommend! show more
Moony provided Session of 45min Dog Training evaluation for Dennis
Oct 04, 2016
Excellent! On time, a good listener, and engaging. Thanks for letting me work with Gracie!


Recommendations


Therese Y wrote a recommendation for Dennis Vander Houwen
Sep 15, 2016

Creative and witty, Dennis is a really multi-faceted guy! I learned new things just from interacting with him and you really have to check out his Etsy shop!

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Dennis's other services


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About Dennis Vander Houwen

I am a full time comedy magician who performs magic in restaurants and for public and private events. My other work includes working as a communications educator at the University of Colorado. I tea...ch medical students communication skills and have a passion for understanding effective communication. For fun I enjoy Tenkara fly fishing, playing my ukulele, camping , hiking, and hanging out with my son and wife. I love bow ties, embrace a lifestyle of simplicity and minimalism, drink great coffee, am somewhat of a beer snob, enjoy a good scotch and nice night out under the stars. Recently I started a cottage business making artisan magic wands for magicians and wizarding folk. I enjoy do it your self projects and love making my own things. I like to write, have a blog and one published magazine article under my belt. I am a veteran of the Gulf War where I was a combat photographer. I now mostly take pictures of fish, wildlife, landscapes and family. show more

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