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    Originally posted by jeffingoff View Post

    OK thank you! I wondered if I missed an update or notice. I refreshed the page a few times to make sure it wasn't a hang-up on my end. Really it was an impulse buy and I found the omission more curious than anything.
    I am not purchasing the book but decided to see if I had a Media Mail option. I placed the exact book you did in my cart and had Media Mail option for $7.87. I would recommend clearing your cache or trying a different browser.

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      Originally posted by Martin View Post

      I am not purchasing the book but decided to see if I had a Media Mail option. I placed the exact book you did in my cart and had Media Mail option for $7.87. I would recommend clearing your cache or trying a different browser.
      Thank you Martin! Weird. 

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        Just received my LE copy of Kristopher Triana's & Mona Kabbani's "The Dark Embrace". The production turned out great. Look forward to reading it soon!

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          Congrats. I thought about that one but trying to limit purchases.

          Originally posted by sholloman81 View Post
          Just received my LE copy of Kristopher Triana's & Mona Kabbani's "The Dark Embrace". The production turned out great. Look forward to reading it soon!
           
          Looking for the fonting of youth.

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            Just received my copy of Stephen King's "You Like It Darker". Not sure how quickly I will get to it, but getting a new King book is always a good day!

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              Way to go. I need to go snag a copy as well.

              Originally posted by sholloman81 View Post
              Just received my copy of Stephen King's "You Like It Darker". Not sure how quickly I will get to it, but getting a new King book is always a good day!
               
              Looking for the fonting of youth.

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                Thought about ordering a nice copy of Velveteen Rabbit as a birthday gift for my daughter from Folio. The book isn't bad at $60 but then they want another $18 for standard shipping.

                I will likely just get her a copy elsewhere. I was a little put off by their shipping price.
                Looking for the fonting of youth.

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                  Originally posted by Ben Staad View Post
                  Thought about ordering a nice copy of Velveteen Rabbit as a birthday gift for my daughter from Folio. The book isn't bad at $60 but then they want another $18 for standard shipping.

                  I will likely just get her a copy elsewhere. I was a little put off by their shipping price.
                  Even worse than their shipping price is the fact they charge a higher price for US customers on their books, rather than using the current conversion rate. I ordered my first book from them earlier this year, and got pretty annoyed when I found that out.

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                    The wife and I took the 2+ hour drive on Wednesday to check out Bart's Books. Located in Ojai, California, it is the touted as the world's largest outdoor bookstore and I have to say it was pretty impressive. They had very large sections of philosophy, poetry, biographies and autobiographies, and, of course, fiction. I will say that I am always dismayed when I go to a bookstore, especially larger ones, and they don't have a dedicated horror section (yet somehow horror and fantasy always warrant their own) and Bart's was no exception. However, it was incredibly well organized and had more than couple of cool items, including a "rare books" room.

                    I wound up not buying anything because I've been feeling guilty about my current lack of reading, but these were some of the cool finds there:
                    • hardcover editions (I'm assuming first editions because of being in the "rare book" room, not sure if signed or not) of
                      • Mine by Robert McCammon
                      • Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
                      • Books of Blood by Clive Barker
                    • Arkham House edition of Lovecraft's 3 Tales of Horror
                    • Signed and inscribed The Ax by Donald E. Westlake
                    • The incredibly oversized doorstop of an Easton Press edition of Poe's The Raven
                    • a very nice paperback edition of Jim Thompson's The Killer Inside Me
                    Afterwards, we got a really nice lunch at local spot and then browsed some of the prohibitively expensive shops around there. Overall, a good time was had.

                    http://bartsbooksojai.com/

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                      Originally posted by Sock Monkey View Post
                      The wife and I took the 2+ hour drive on Wednesday to check out Bart's Books. Located in Ojai, California, it is the touted as the world's largest outdoor bookstore and I have to say it was pretty impressive. They had very large sections of philosophy, poetry, biographies and autobiographies, and, of course, fiction. I will say that I am always dismayed when I go to a bookstore, especially larger ones, and they don't have a dedicated horror section (yet somehow horror and fantasy always warrant their own) and Bart's was no exception. However, it was incredibly well organized and had more than couple of cool items, including a "rare books" room.

                      I wound up not buying anything because I've been feeling guilty about my current lack of reading, but these were some of the cool finds there:
                      • hardcover editions (I'm assuming first editions because of being in the "rare book" room, not sure if signed or not) of
                        • Mine by Robert McCammon
                        • Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk
                        • Books of Blood by Clive Barker
                      • Arkham House edition of Lovecraft's 3 Tales of Horror
                      • Signed and inscribed The Ax by Donald E. Westlake
                      • The incredibly oversized doorstop of an Easton Press edition of Poe's The Raven
                      • a very nice paperback edition of Jim Thompson's The Killer Inside Me
                      Afterwards, we got a really nice lunch at local spot and then browsed some of the prohibitively expensive shops around there. Overall, a good time was had.

                      http://bartsbooksojai.com/
                      That looks like a GREAT place!
                      http://thecrabbyreviewer.blogspot.com/

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                        On Friday, I drove down to Littleton (about 1h 45 min) to FINALLY be able to see Paul Tremblay in person. I kid about the finally part, but it seems like he never gets to the Denver area even though he was born in the area, and he's best buds with Stephen Graham Jones.

                        Held at the Littleton location of Tattered Cover, PT and SGJ were there, along with a professor from CU Denver (Walter Chow), it was a fairly intimate affair. The most disappointing part was the book that came with my ticket was a second printing, so I'm glad I got the Barnes and Nobel exclusive edition.

                        20240621_234118371_iOS.jpg

                        Since I've seen SGJ a few times, I didn't have too many things of his that were unsigned, except the first two collected editions of his comic series Earthdivers. I also decided to get him to sign two of his B&N edition books and I'm glad I did because he added some cool inscriptions (even though I can barely rad his handwriting) and a chainsaw stamp. Sadly, one of my signatures got a little messy, which was expected because there was A LOT OF PAINT on the page.
                        20240622_202523205_iOS.jpg

                        PT was very accommodating with all of the books I brought (I didn't realize I had so many trade editions - I knew I had a ton from SST, so this was eyeopening (plus since none of my books are organized, it was a fun hunt to find them all)).
                        20240622_202234698_iOS.jpg
                        (Headful is an ARC since my copy of the book is only a Kindle edition.)

                        I enjoy how PT had a special inscription for everything.

                        All in all, it was a fun way to spend a Friday night. Even though the driving was long and it was hot, I got a nice evening to myself, got to blast a bunch of music I hadn't listened to in years, and I had a nice granita too.

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                          Originally posted by TacomaDiver View Post
                          On Friday, I drove down to Littleton (about 1h 45 min) to FINALLY be able to see Paul Tremblay in person. I kid about the finally part, but it seems like he never gets to the Denver area even though he was born in the area, and he's best buds with Stephen Graham Jones.

                          Held at the Littleton location of Tattered Cover, PT and SGJ were there, along with a professor from CU Denver (Walter Chow), it was a fairly intimate affair. The most disappointing part was the book that came with my ticket was a second printing, so I'm glad I got the Barnes and Nobel exclusive edition.

                          20240621_234118371_iOS.jpg

                          Since I've seen SGJ a few times, I didn't have too many things of his that were unsigned, except the first two collected editions of his comic series Earthdivers. I also decided to get him to sign two of his B&N edition books and I'm glad I did because he added some cool inscriptions (even though I can barely rad his handwriting) and a chainsaw stamp. Sadly, one of my signatures got a little messy, which was expected because there was A LOT OF PAINT on the page.
                          20240622_202523205_iOS.jpg

                          PT was very accommodating with all of the books I brought (I didn't realize I had so many trade editions - I knew I had a ton from SST, so this was eyeopening (plus since none of my books are organized, it was a fun hunt to find them all)).
                          20240622_202234698_iOS.jpg
                          (Headful is an ARC since my copy of the book is only a Kindle edition.)

                          I enjoy how PT had a special inscription for everything.

                          All in all, it was a fun way to spend a Friday night. Even though the driving was long and it was hot, I got a nice evening to myself, got to blast a bunch of music I hadn't listened to in years, and I had a nice granita too.
                          Very cool! I would have loved to attend this event as I've never seen either author in person.  Neither author seems to get to AZ bookstores. I am going to see Joe Landale at the Poisoned Pen bookstore next month.  I've seen him before, but his events are always enjoyable and I'm looking forward to the next Hap & Leonard book.

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