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Where is Adam?

Julie Raynes’ husband has been missing for six months. Devastated and confused, she refuses to believe that he would leave her voluntarily, though her best friend thinks differently. However, her Aunt Alice, a psychic, tells her Adam has been murdered, and when she reveals how she knows this, any hope that Adam is still alive, dissipates.

The police are also beginning to believe that Adam Raynes was murdered. And Julie is their prime suspect. Her life in ruins, Julie vows to hunt down whoever is responsible for Adam’s murder and make them pay for their crime.

In the meantime, David Gray, a young man who was pulled from a lake by a fisherman when he was 9 years old, wakens from a coma after nearly two decades. Unknown to Julie, Adam and David share a dark connection, a darkness that threatens to devour both of them, in a terrifying race with death.

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Offline lilikatherine

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Damaged Kindle - recyclable or sellable?
« on: October 05, 2016, 06:38:54 AM »
I loaned my kindle (basic) and when it came back, it still charges and turns on, but the bottom corner of the screen only shows lines. The rest of the screen can be viewed. It looks like something heavy was dropped on the corner. It's not damaged externally, just visible when turned on.  Can it be recycled? If so, where? It's about 3 years old, and not a top of the line model, but I just don't want it to go into a landfill.

Thoughts?

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Re: Damaged Kindle - recyclable or sellable?
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2016, 06:48:48 AM »
Forgot to say I purchased this directly from a friend and NOT from Amazon.

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Re: Damaged Kindle - recyclable or sellable?
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2016, 09:25:26 AM »
So, even though it's over a year old, Amazon has been known to give a discount on a replacement device if you are willing to return the damaged one. I don't know if they recycle or repair or what, but it's worth a call to Kindle customer service to see what they can do for you.

What you describe as happening basically means that the screen has been damaged. It's not reparable -- unless you want to replace the screen yourself which, if you like to play with electronics, you can probably find out how to do with some Googling. No idea if it can be recycled as other electronics are -- you'd have to ask the place that accepts the items.

That said, the basic kindle is currently only about $80 . . .. $50 if you're a Prime member for a limited time. So it wouldn't be terribly expensive to buy a new one that would have a full year warranty.

Or, you might be able to get one cheaper -- or a higher end model for about the same money -- if you check "Warehouse Deals" on Amazon.  They have a number of PapeWhite models on sale as well as the older basic kindles.  I'm not seeing that they are directly sold by Amazon, though, so there's no warranty on them.

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Re: Damaged Kindle - recyclable or sellable?
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2017, 02:44:18 PM »
ebay it...
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