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Highbury
07-14-2013, 02:15 PM
Hopefully I can keep up as books come in! But I enjoy looking at collections so I figure why not contribute to the experience!

Enjoy! Basically just go left to right for the correct order.
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Highbury
07-14-2013, 02:17 PM
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Theli
07-14-2013, 02:23 PM
Quite the impressive collection! A nice variety in there.

Joe315
07-14-2013, 05:13 PM
Very nice.

Neiaushie79
07-14-2013, 08:18 PM
Great collection! Where did you get the lovely bookcase?

Highbury
07-14-2013, 09:19 PM
Ikea, billy bookcases with height extensions. Then purchased the Olsbo glass doors that go on the fronts.

Martin
07-14-2013, 09:43 PM
Very impressive collection! Jo Nesbo is an author on my to read backlog. Thanks for providing another collection to drool over.

srboone
07-15-2013, 04:11 AM
Great collection! nice to have something new to oggle. :cool:

Tommy
07-15-2013, 07:13 AM
Dig the books :cool: very neatly arranged

mhatchett
07-15-2013, 02:29 PM
Like the light in the room. And of course, the books.
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rusty23
07-15-2013, 04:59 PM
Nice collection!

peteOcha
07-15-2013, 06:55 PM
Very nice collection and I dig the ikea shelves as well!

Highbury
07-15-2013, 07:51 PM
Stuff that came in today.
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TJCams
07-15-2013, 08:34 PM
Very nice. I can't imagine acquiring a new book from a certain author and having to move them all around.

Highbury
07-15-2013, 08:41 PM
Very nice. I can't imagine acquiring a new book from a certain author and having to move them all around.

No kidding, its a pain in the arse. I may ditch the alphabetical filing at some point as I'm not sure why I did it this way to begin with.

Joe315
07-15-2013, 09:20 PM
No kidding, its a pain in the arse. I may ditch the alphabetical filing at some point as I'm not sure why I did it this way to begin with.

Collectors OCD. :)

My books are all alphabetical by author name. I try to keep gaps on each shelf so I am not moving 25 books every time I get a new one.

Theli
07-16-2013, 04:58 PM
^ Yup that's the worst! Nice new adds Highbury!

peteOcha
07-16-2013, 07:04 PM
Do you use broadart or any other protective covers on your dust jackets?

bsaenz24
07-16-2013, 09:31 PM
Do you use broadart or any other protective covers on your dust jackets?

Always use protection!!! ;) Brodart covers work great.

Highbury
07-16-2013, 09:31 PM
Do you use broadart or any other protective covers on your dust jackets?

Yes I have used them, just started recently. I have a few signed books that I want protected.

Highbury
07-16-2013, 09:39 PM
A little bit of CD love in this one from the 4th of July sale, love the Straub book, more please CD!
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TerryE
07-17-2013, 10:41 AM
Nice collection Highbury. Now that looks like a library!

Joe315
07-17-2013, 12:01 PM
Nice adds. I went to the Brad Thor signing in Scottsdale on Sunday. He's a real nice guy.

Highbury
07-17-2013, 01:25 PM
Cool! I watched some of the livestream, that lady host sure talks a lot though haha.

TJCams
07-17-2013, 02:18 PM
Some good ol' Canadian Atwood too!!!! Read 2 of her books way back - enjoyed both of them.

Theli
07-17-2013, 03:31 PM
^I had read one of her books when I was in high school and really did not like it. May give her a shot again someday.

Joe315
07-17-2013, 04:19 PM
Cool! I watched some of the livestream, that lady host sure talks a lot though haha.

I know. Lol. I don't know if you saw the part when she told people to put phones away and stop taking pictures, but she made a comment that Thor didn't like them and the look on his face was priceless. You could tell that he could give two shits about the cameras.

Highbury
07-17-2013, 04:50 PM
She went on talking about Switzerland and he is just waiting.. gets the mike back and goes straight to talking about his new book, it was so blunt that you just know he doesn't like Grandma Pen.

Joe315
07-17-2013, 05:52 PM
She's actually really nice and very knowledgeable about the book business, but does go off on tangents sometimes.

bookworm 1
07-21-2013, 05:13 AM
Great collection and welcome. Love looking at new collection threads. I saw this years obsession on one of your shelves. Wool. Seems we all are getting in on that one.

Highbury
08-02-2013, 09:40 PM
Picked up a nice book of that Burke guy who lurks on the boards. The endpapers are a bit sticky which makes me nervous every time I open it because it sounds like paper tearing and the signature sheet is the first page. #66 of 75.
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Theli
08-02-2013, 10:06 PM
Very nice!

Ben Staad
08-03-2013, 11:37 AM
Love the KPB. That is one I hope to own some day. Congrats.

bookworm 1
08-03-2013, 01:43 PM
Nice. I want that one too.

peteOcha
08-03-2013, 03:19 PM
Very nice!! Great add!

srboone
08-04-2013, 06:03 AM
Great add! I've only got the paperback of SW!

TJCams
08-06-2013, 07:02 PM
Great ad. I need some KPB PB or HC - only ones of his I have are on my Kobo.

Highbury
08-12-2013, 09:22 PM
More arrivals. Signed Burke and Cussler.
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bookworm 1
08-13-2013, 12:22 AM
Nice adds. The Novellas is a beautiful book. I love my copy.

TJCams
08-13-2013, 02:14 PM
More nice adds! Good variety too!

peteOcha
08-13-2013, 03:26 PM
More arrivals. Signed Burke and Cussler.
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I really like the cover of that KPB title! Nice!

Highbury
08-15-2013, 10:52 PM
Big box of books came in today!

1. The Kills signed limited. This book is huge, just under 1000 pages maybe.
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2. Various Signed books. The Abomination is limited to 100.
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Joe315
08-16-2013, 01:33 AM
Are you a member of Goldsboro's book club? I'm waiting on The Kills and a couple of others.

Also, did you read Delany's first book? If so was it any good?

Highbury
08-16-2013, 02:09 AM
Yep on the club list.
I bought these purely on some research and plot previews. Looking forward to the Delaney book, his second book is out at the end of the month.

Joe315
08-16-2013, 03:22 AM
Thats right. I thought that was the second. I love British crime novels but I feel like I read a lot of crime already and don't want to get bogged down in the genre. I may still go for it.

Highbury
08-16-2013, 11:06 AM
Cold Killing is the debut novel. True there are so many crime series and I gravitate more to thrillers and be very selective. I was looking at Carter but I think he may be too graphic for my liking.

TJCams
08-16-2013, 12:53 PM
Nice. I will have to check them out. Not that I need anymore temptations for books. :)

Joe315
08-16-2013, 04:23 PM
Cold Killing is the debut novel. True there are so many crime series and I gravitate more to thrillers and be very selective. I was looking at Carter but I think he may be too graphic for my liking.

Carter is great. He's come up with some interesting ways to kill people. Definitely graphic but then his main character is supposed to be investigating the worst of LA's serial killers.

Highbury
08-16-2013, 05:29 PM
The purchase that pretty much took up my August and September funds. Matching set of Cronins, #120.
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Joe315
08-16-2013, 07:36 PM
Nice. Now to get that slipcase.

TJCams
08-16-2013, 07:51 PM
Sweet! I have to get me more s/l editions one of these days.

srboone
08-17-2013, 03:06 AM
Nice Cronins! Great adds.

peteOcha
08-17-2013, 09:53 AM
Great looking books! The Kills looks really nice, slipcase and all!

Highbury
08-19-2013, 11:02 PM
Lettered Burke.
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Neiaushie79
08-20-2013, 12:23 AM
Nice adds!

bookworm 1
08-20-2013, 12:24 AM
Very nice adds. A lot of authors I have never read. Great stuff.

Martin
08-20-2013, 03:02 AM
Very nice, not a bad story in that collection!
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TJCams
08-20-2013, 01:30 PM
That is one of his books (KPB) that I really want to grab soon. Love his stuff, and this edition looks fantastic!

Tommy
08-20-2013, 04:44 PM
So you're the one who sniper-bid me out of that KPB Lettered :mad:

peteOcha
08-20-2013, 07:15 PM
Nice! That looks really nice. And yeah, a great bunch of stories indeed!

Highbury
08-20-2013, 07:55 PM
So you're the one who sniper-bid me out of that KPB Lettered :mad:

Yes sir, I had my eye on that one and was ready to go to great lengths to obtain it.

rusty23
08-20-2013, 08:57 PM
Wow, very nice. I enjoyed that collection as well.

Highbury
09-10-2013, 09:48 PM
Next update:
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jester05jk
09-10-2013, 10:49 PM
Damn, "The Bone Season" was what I was gonna use for my autobiography.

Theli
09-10-2013, 11:03 PM
Nice adds. I won the ARC of Night Film on Good reads, but haven't gotten to it. Have you read it yet?

Highbury
09-10-2013, 11:17 PM
No unfortunately I am on a journey for the Dark Tower. It's a long road.

Joe315
09-11-2013, 01:30 AM
How do you get your Goldsboro stuff before me?! :p Great stuff. Hopefully my copy of Bone Season makes it here in one piece.

bookworm 1
09-11-2013, 04:11 AM
Very nice additions.

Highbury
09-11-2013, 10:42 AM
How do you your Goldsboro stuff before me?! :p Great stuff. Hopefully my copy of Bone Season makes it here in one piece.

Probably just an east/west coast thing but hey every time I order a book from poisoned pen I have to pay $18 to ship and you can just drive to the store...I am immensely jealous ;)

Joe315
09-11-2013, 05:10 PM
That explains it. Don't know why I thought you were in Oregon. I misread your location.

Thanks for the tip on Bone Season btw, it seems to be asking a high price on eBay and abebooks, and is into multiple printings already.

Highbury
09-11-2013, 09:31 PM
She is talented, I think she can go far as long as she doesn't get crushed by the pressure from the PR.

peteOcha
09-12-2013, 07:22 PM
Next update:
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Very nice update!

Highbury
09-27-2013, 10:55 PM
Small Update:
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Sock Monkey
09-28-2013, 03:28 AM
Nice books!

srboone
09-29-2013, 03:24 AM
Very cool!

When I was in the B&N the other day to pick up my copy of DS, the clerk was telling me that I could save even more money by waiting til the weekend to shop and buy DS and KJ. I thought: "Sure, and all the copies you have will have been picked over, thumbed through, and sneezed on by 1,000 other patrons! No, thank you."

TJCams
09-30-2013, 07:52 PM
I was surprised to see Doctor Sleep at the Kroger I shop at (Yes, I know, there are no Kroger's in Canada, however I can drive to one in 15 minutes just outside Detroit and do so every week) had it brand new HC for $18.00.

More nice adds by the way!

bookworm 1
09-30-2013, 08:58 PM
Good stuff.

Highbury
09-30-2013, 09:00 PM
Last time I crossed Windsor (many years ago) into Detroit I took a wrong turn and ended up somewhere unfriendly looking. Kinda like that scene in Lampoons Vacation when they take the rims on the car.
By the way, Luminaries is one big freakin' book, my goodness!

RJK1981
10-01-2013, 09:00 AM
Last time I crossed Windsor (many years ago) into Detroit I took a wrong turn and ended up somewhere unfriendly looking.

Ha! When me and my wife were on our way back up to MN from our honeymoon week at the Club Med resort in FL we were using the GPS to find restaurants to eat and I can't remember what city we were in but holy shit that was not a place I had an interest in sticking around in, lol. There were a couple of gas stations that had been closed a long time (Still had prices of under $2 listed, lol) and closed down restaurants and there were shot out windows and such. Needless to say, I wasn't willing to stop anywhere in that area while my wife searched for more places to eat, lol. We ended up going to the opposite side of that city, which was actually nice. I'll have to ask my wife what city that was. Now that I look at a map and think about it, it might have been Montgomery, Alabama, but not sure.

TJCams
10-01-2013, 01:38 PM
Last time I crossed Windsor (many years ago) into Detroit I took a wrong turn and ended up somewhere unfriendly looking. Kinda like that scene in Lampoons Vacation when they take the rims on the car.
By the way, Luminaries is one big freakin' book, my goodness!

Hhhmmmm...that describes a lot of downtown Detroit! It's happened to me before too. Lock the doors, close the windows.

Joe315
10-01-2013, 09:27 PM
Rollem' up!

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Highbury
10-31-2013, 02:43 PM
So I was in Toronto to meet Stephen King and his son Owen. Had two of my books signed and also got a copy of Doctor Sleep signed. It was nice to meet him for the first time.
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A mix of some other books, a couple are signed.
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Highbury
10-31-2013, 02:57 PM
The Grisham is the limited of The Racketeer.13647

bookworm 1
11-01-2013, 06:04 AM
Very cool. Love the new adds.

Theli
11-01-2013, 02:45 PM
Very nice!

srboone
11-01-2013, 02:53 PM
Sweet! Congratz on meeting Mr. King!

Highbury
11-10-2013, 08:13 PM
Another Update.
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Highbury
11-28-2013, 02:46 PM
A couple of updates. Props to CD on the S/L, it is gorgeous.
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Highbury
11-28-2013, 02:49 PM
Update #2
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Highbury
11-28-2013, 02:51 PM
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I am liking these Penguin clothbound classic books!

Sock Monkey
11-28-2013, 03:26 PM
Wow, you have some nice books there!

Theli
11-28-2013, 05:07 PM
Great adds, love the Kings.

Joe315
11-28-2013, 06:03 PM
Nice additions!

Highbury
12-21-2013, 03:56 PM
Next Update: This one is big. I really like this debut from Paul Lynch, it does have a Cormac McCarthy feel to it. The girl that wrote Beauty of Murder might be my new crush!
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Highbury
12-21-2013, 04:02 PM
From Sai King. A nice slipcase with Dreamcatcher and personal stationary from King's office with Firestarter.
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Highbury
12-21-2013, 04:04 PM
Eyes of the Dragon in beautiful shape. Might be a review copy based on what came with it.
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Theli
12-21-2013, 04:46 PM
Very nice adds again, good sir! I am interested in checking out The Mangle Street Murders and the Beauty of Murder, A.K. Benedict`s signature is very nice. Also can`t go wrong with more King adds, that Eyes of the Dragon is especially cool.

Highbury
12-21-2013, 05:41 PM
Thanks! Yeah it was a nice cap off to a good year.

srboone
12-21-2013, 09:29 PM
Merry Christmas!!! Great colelction there, HB!!

Martin
12-21-2013, 09:47 PM
Wow, Stunning addition!
Eyes of the Dragon in beautiful shape. Might be a review copy based on what came with it.
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T-Dogz_AK47
12-26-2013, 09:49 AM
Congratz!! You have a great collection of King books there! :cool:

ozmosis7
12-28-2013, 04:00 PM
Wonderful adds.

bookworm 1
12-28-2013, 10:00 PM
Amazing.:cool:.

Highbury
02-01-2014, 04:21 PM
Various Signed (and mostly dated) copies of books. Some real gems in January. More to come in the next week or so.
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T-Dogz_AK47
02-01-2014, 04:25 PM
Those are some great adds! :cool:

srboone
02-03-2014, 03:28 PM
Very nice!

Highbury
02-05-2014, 10:08 PM
Another batch in the mail. Bag of Bones 1st Signed by Sai.
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New Debut from Drew Chapman
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Highbury
02-05-2014, 10:13 PM
Another debut. Adam put a nice quote in my copy. "Think of me more like a bullet. Just point."
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The legendary #4.
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Martin
02-05-2014, 10:57 PM
Nice additions!

srboone
02-06-2014, 02:26 AM
Outstanding. King and Orr!!! Great additions.

T-Dogz_AK47
02-06-2014, 04:39 AM
That's a great dedication on Shovel Ready! Totally awesome!! :D :cool: :cool:

bookworm 1
02-06-2014, 05:43 AM
Nice adds could have used a few more shovel ready helpers here today. Over a foot of snow. STUPID GROUNDHOG. I really like the copy of Bag of Bones.

T-Dogz_AK47
02-06-2014, 07:37 AM
Nice adds could have used a few more shovel ready helpers here today. Over a foot of snow. STUPID GROUNDHOG. I really like the copy of Bag of Bones.

ROFL!! I think I should start a Groundhog appreciation thread just for you Tom... ;) :p :p

srboone
02-06-2014, 09:53 AM
ROFL!! I think I should start a Groundhog appreciation thread just for you Tom... ;) :p :p

I'm in! I love winter!!! :D

Highbury
02-06-2014, 10:43 AM
Nice! Yes Shovel Ready is actually a book about testing the limits on how far a shovel can go up a Groundhog's ass. LOL

T-Dogz_AK47
02-07-2014, 05:27 AM
Nice! Yes Shovel Ready is actually a book about testing the limits on how far a shovel can go up a Groundhog's ass. LOL

LOL!!! ;) :p

T-Dogz_AK47
02-07-2014, 05:30 AM
I'm in! I love winter!!! :D

Right, that's settled then. Groundhog appreciation thread coming right up... :D :o :p

bookworm 1
02-08-2014, 03:26 AM
Take that STUPID GROUNDHOG!!!!!

TJCams
02-11-2014, 08:37 PM
Very nice. Bobby Orr was signing at my local Chapter's, but I have not got his book....yet. That reminds me though, Windsor hosted the CHL top prospects games a couple years back and I went (as I had season tickets to our team at the time), and Bobby Orr was a guest coach. I've never seen somebody whine and cry and get all bummed out (this guy was in his 50s or more) because Orr wouldn't sign some hockey cards or pictures this guy had. He was there to coach, not as an autograph session! Hounded Orr for the whole game.

Highbury
02-23-2014, 11:59 PM
I ordered a collectible book today, will certainly snap a pic of it when it arrives. I figured for kicks i'd put up some clues to what book it is.

- Author's last name is a widely accepted first name for a person.
- This 20th century book is considered one of the most difficult to read and understand. (Hence why I am intrigued)
- In the title of the book, you will find a character from Mister Dress-up.

slayn666
02-24-2014, 02:44 AM
Finnegan's Wake

T-Dogz_AK47
02-24-2014, 05:02 AM
Yeah, it's definitely Finnegan's Wake by James Joyce. :) :cool:

Highbury
02-24-2014, 10:36 AM
Damn...:D

Highbury
02-27-2014, 09:24 PM
Another update of Book Launch signings.
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T-Dogz_AK47
02-27-2014, 09:42 PM
Cool signings!! Very nice!!! :D :cool:

Joe315
02-27-2014, 11:01 PM
Where'd you get The Martian at? I couldn't find anywhere he was doing signings.

Highbury
02-27-2014, 11:21 PM
Where'd you get The Martian at? I couldn't find anywhere he was doing signings.
It was Books Inc where he first started out, they had one set aside for me.

Joe315
02-28-2014, 12:04 AM
Cool. I'll have to check them out. Thanks.

srboone
02-28-2014, 09:34 PM
Sweet adds. Seems a lot of people are getting down with The Martian.

Theli
02-28-2014, 10:52 PM
Sweet adds. Seems a lot of people are getting down with The Martian.

Marsophilia?

bookworm 1
03-01-2014, 12:07 PM
Nice adds.

Highbury
05-16-2014, 05:23 PM
Some signed book updates I haven't been getting around to. This month will be busy methinks so I figure I should catch up quick.
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Highbury
05-16-2014, 05:27 PM
My introduction to the Folio Disease, such great books. Joyce's book is about 11 inches tall. Something you set in front of you to read and don't even bother trying to hold it.
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srboone
05-16-2014, 05:58 PM
Great Adds!

TJCams
05-22-2014, 02:39 PM
re: The Martian - I saw somewhere, they are making this into a movie.....

bookworm 1
05-23-2014, 12:03 AM
Nice additions.

Highbury
06-10-2014, 09:52 PM
Some really cool signatures and quotes in this batch, no the King book is not signed just my reading copy. Will try to get more pics up soon.
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Joe315
06-11-2014, 04:21 AM
I'm not seeing the pics. Just me?

bugen
06-11-2014, 04:55 AM
I'm not seeing today's pics either. The 5/16 pics are super-sweet tho!

Theli
06-11-2014, 05:04 AM
No such luck on my end either. Love the folio books, need to get some for my collection.

Highbury
06-11-2014, 02:40 PM
Sorry, the uploader has not been friendly with my computer. Will try to fix it later.

Highbury
06-11-2014, 11:58 PM
Trying this again.
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Highbury
06-11-2014, 11:59 PM
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Highbury
06-12-2014, 12:00 AM
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Joe315
06-12-2014, 12:09 AM
Great adds!

bookworm 1
06-12-2014, 03:24 AM
Awesome adds.

srboone
06-12-2014, 05:02 AM
Very nice! I saw Hellers newest in B&N and conidered it. I liked The Dog Star, but still passed on The Painter.

Highbury
06-18-2014, 11:41 PM
These came in today.
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Highbury
06-18-2014, 11:42 PM
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Joe315
06-19-2014, 02:21 AM
Nice adds!

srboone
06-19-2014, 03:15 AM
Awesome additions!

RJK1981
06-20-2014, 12:42 PM
Nice adds. Lot of books I am not familiar with there, but I really want to get the Greg Iles book. Should probably get a couple others I am missing and read those though before tackling the newest one. Have most of books and read all but maybe 2 of those ones I have, but still some I need to pick up.

Highbury
06-21-2014, 01:04 AM
Thanks. I have had my eye on The Three for awhile so happy it is out. I Am Pilgrim took me by surprise. The Rahman book is one I took a flyer on to see if it would get into the Booker long list, it is a very dense story that covers a lot of topics.

Can't go wrong with Greg Iles, a very safe gamble.

Highbury
07-07-2014, 12:05 AM
My June choices.
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Highbury
07-07-2014, 12:06 AM
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And this beauty, its massive and the illustrations are beautiful. On my bucket list to read in fine fashion, and love that it is in 2 volumes.

Theli
07-08-2014, 05:34 PM
Love Folio Society, they do fantastic work.

bugen
07-08-2014, 06:26 PM
I think I have one Folio book, but it's not near as nice as that set. Looks really classy.

bookworm 1
07-12-2014, 11:31 AM
Never heard of either of these authors. Nice adds. I had a few folio books but sold them. Didn't do anything for me.I am getting to be a bit picky the older I get. Still doing a major spot g cleaning in between both jobs.

Highbury
07-17-2014, 10:25 PM
Special thanks to Mr. Galbraith for this pretty book!
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Joe315
07-17-2014, 11:35 PM
Nice! I can't remember, did you get one of the Golden Tickets from Goldsboro or were you able to snag one from one of the Waterstones that had copies?

Highbury
07-18-2014, 10:54 AM
I ended up with a gold ticket for this one.

Highbury
08-17-2014, 09:23 PM
Update on some Signed and Dated Books this past month (excluding Murakami). Sept and Oct going to be busy and exciting, going to get to meet some great authors.
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Highbury
09-02-2014, 11:18 PM
August has been an adventure! Not much in the way of horror, sorry. All signed except my first edition of Cloud Atlas which will be signed when I get to meet Dave in a couple of weeks. The white book is an awesome rare proof of a book due out at end of October. Supposed to resemble a bible of sorts. It has sprayed gold page blocks.

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Highbury
09-02-2014, 11:21 PM
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Joe315
09-02-2014, 11:28 PM
Nice adds!

The second post isn't showing the pictures for me.