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  • joejets
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    Hey guys - Just received "City of Mirrors" - it is beautiful, but I have a question. Why no ribbon page marker like the two previous books in the series? Was it a decision or a mistake?

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  • sholloman81
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    Hi CD,

    Any updates yet on when the next title in the "2018 Forthcoming Grab Bag" may be announced? I believe only one title has been announced so far. Any info is appreciated. Thanks!!!

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  • Brian James Freeman
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    Originally posted by pumpheel View Post
    Any idea when you'll be shipping the ARC grab bag? thanks.
    I don't know the exact date, but I do know Dan already has the first two review copies tucked away in a safe place, and the other three are due to arrive in March.

    Brian

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  • pumpheel
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    Originally posted by Dan Hocker View Post
    Looks like Zach finished up shipping City of Mirrors this morning. He's been working his way through some small other publisher projects, and then we'll be on to shipping Head Full of Ghosts later this week. If I did my math correctly I believe there are roughly 4 extra copies of Head Full of Ghosts, so if anyone missed out and wants one, shoot me an email.
    Any idea when you'll be shipping the ARC grab bag? thanks.

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  • Dan Hocker
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    Looks like Zach finished up shipping City of Mirrors this morning. He's been working his way through some small other publisher projects, and then we'll be on to shipping Head Full of Ghosts later this week. If I did my math correctly I believe there are roughly 4 extra copies of Head Full of Ghosts, so if anyone missed out and wants one, shoot me an email.

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  • Martin
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    Originally posted by HumphreyBear View Post
    I took a break between the first two, and it wasn't difficult to pick up from where it left off. There were times when I thought "Now who is that again?" but not too many.
    I haven't read the third yet, but will probably take it on after I finish The Expanse series.
    I had to buy all three of these aftermarket because I wasn't around when they were on sale directly. Thanks to Dan (and Roy at Bad Moon Books) for matching my number. I can't wait to complete the set. I also have UK and US firsts of all three books. I like this series!
    I received both book one and two in grab bags (both are PC copies.) I recently purchased the third book since I have the first two. The story intrigues me but without getting the grab bag copies I probably would not have jumped in.

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  • Martin
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    Originally posted by Ben Staad View Post
    I am not sure about your reading habits but I would take a small break in between them. I re-read the Dark Tower series every once in a awhile and need to take small breaks between some of the books.
    I generally rad everyday and have both a physical book and an audio book going. These will be read as physical books and the going will be slower. If the story is grabbing me pushing through them will not be an issue. Is the story lags and may break them up.

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  • HumphreyBear
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    I took a break between the first two, and it wasn't difficult to pick up from where it left off. There were times when I thought "Now who is that again?" but not too many.
    I haven't read the third yet, but will probably take it on after I finish The Expanse series.
    I had to buy all three of these aftermarket because I wasn't around when they were on sale directly. Thanks to Dan (and Roy at Bad Moon Books) for matching my number. I can't wait to complete the set. I also have UK and US firsts of all three books. I like this series!

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  • Ben Staad
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    I am not sure about your reading habits but I would take a small break in between them. I re-read the Dark Tower series every once in a awhile and need to take small breaks between some of the books.

    Originally posted by Martin View Post
    It is going to be a while before I get to these but my plan would be to read them consecutively.

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  • Martin
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    It is going to be a while before I get to these but my plan would be to read them consecutively.

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  • sholloman81
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    Originally posted by Ben Staad View Post
    There is a time jump, from what I remember, that disrupts the narrative however I still liked what I read.
    You are correct about the time jump. I remember loving the 1st book and strongly liking the 2nd & 3rd books. My main gripe really was the length of time between the books being published as each book was heavy on characters/details essentially forcing re-read the previous books before you could really move onto the current book. Will be cool to read them straight through to see how it might alter my perception of these books

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  • Ben Staad
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    There is a time jump, from what I remember, that disrupts the narrative however I still liked what I read.

    Originally posted by Martin View Post
    I have the first two books and just ordered the last book. I have never read these.

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  • Martin
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    Originally posted by Ben Staad View Post
    I am a pessimist by nature but I am excited as well. This will force me to do a re-read of something I (vaguely) remember liking a lot. I liked the stories so much we made a special trip in 2012(?) to see him in Germany.

    Great wine and fun night BTW.

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    I have the first two books and just ordered the last book. I have never read these.

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  • Ben Staad
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    I am a pessimist by nature but I am excited as well. This will force me to do a re-read of something I (vaguely) remember liking a lot. I liked the stories so much we made a special trip in 2012(?) to see him in Germany.

    Great wine and fun night BTW.

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    Originally posted by sholloman81 View Post
    Thanks for the update Dan! Am super excited that City of Mirrors will be shipping next week. Have been waiting to do a Cronin re-read until this final volume was produced.

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  • sholloman81
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    Thanks for the update Dan! Am super excited that City of Mirrors will be shipping next week. Have been waiting to do a Cronin re-read until this final volume was produced.

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