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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby LilMaibe » Thu May 03, 2012 7:01 pm

Do illustrated dictionaries count?
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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby author3 » Thu May 03, 2012 7:47 pm

I have absolutely no idea what I'm going to buy next,probably something cheap off Amazon or Kindle Store
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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby pip » Thu May 03, 2012 8:43 pm

Who's Wee Dug wrote:
pip wrote:try book depository

Oh I could get it local from Waterstones I just did not want to pay £15 for the priveledge instead of £9 from Amazon. :)

its eleven on book dep so still a little cheaper
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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby pip » Thu May 03, 2012 8:45 pm

Bouncy Castle wrote:
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Bouncy Castle wrote:Oooh. When's that out, Pip?

Well its out in June but your not allowed buy it as someone has put in a special order for a prepublication signed copy that might fall into an envelope addressed to London.


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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Thu May 03, 2012 8:48 pm

pip wrote:
Who's Wee Dug wrote:
pip wrote:try book depository

Oh I could get it local from Waterstones I just did not want to pay £15 for the priveledge instead of £9 from Amazon. :)

its eleven on book dep so still a little cheaper

It's come back on Amazon so I've just ordered it for £7.79 free postage . :D :dance:
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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby Dotsie » Tue May 08, 2012 10:29 am

pip wrote:
Phoenix wrote:I don't know what book it will be, but it will be some urban fantasy... If I can get my random trawlings of amazon to bring up something half decent. I'm having a slight brain meltdown trying to find something!

If you haven't read it try 'Rivers of London' By Ben Aaronovitch. Best bit of Urban Fantasy I've read in years. Sequel is excellent as well and third part is out this year in June (see above) :D

Got this out of the library on your recommendation, so far liking it.

When we went to see the Avengers on sunday night, I'd just read the part of the book where
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the woman in the cinema throttles the man at the counter for refusing her vouchers. The man refused Mr Dotsie's voucher for a free ticket, so I told them both about the book and the poor fella looked pretty worried - I had to explain that I wasn't planning to do the same, honest! :lol:
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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby pip » Tue May 08, 2012 10:36 am

Dotsie wrote:
pip wrote:
Phoenix wrote:I don't know what book it will be, but it will be some urban fantasy... If I can get my random trawlings of amazon to bring up something half decent. I'm having a slight brain meltdown trying to find something!

If you haven't read it try 'Rivers of London' By Ben Aaronovitch. Best bit of Urban Fantasy I've read in years. Sequel is excellent as well and third part is out this year in June (see above) :D

Got this out of the library on your recommendation, so far liking it.

When we went to see the Avengers on sunday night, I'd just read the part of the book where
Spoiler: show
the woman in the cinema throttles the man at the counter for refusing her vouchers. The man refused Mr Dotsie's voucher for a free ticket, so I told them both about the book and the poor fella looked pretty worried - I had to explain that I wasn't planning to do the same, honest! :lol:

Glad someone listens to me. :D I think i've recomended it to everyone at this stage and I even lent my copy to my brother who is alien to bookmarks . I warned him as my copy is a first edition signed and thankfully it came back in good nick. Not to start any arguments with anyone but it suprised me that someone who wrote Doctor Who books produced such a good story. The sequel is equally good if not better. :D
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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby pip » Tue May 08, 2012 10:39 am

Who's Wee Dug wrote:
pip wrote:
Who's Wee Dug wrote:Oh I could get it local from Waterstones I just did not want to pay £15 for the priveledge instead of £9 from Amazon. :)

its eleven on book dep so still a little cheaper

It's come back on Amazon so I've just ordered it for £7.79 free postage . :D :dance:


Gave in and ordered both the books as well. Don't get free postage unless I spend ove £25 for Irish orders so stuck with the Book Depository . Came to eleven Euro each but I had a 10% off voucher so it wasn't to far off the amazon price in the end. :D
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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue May 08, 2012 12:44 pm

Gave in and ordered both the books as well. Don't get free postage unless I spend ove £25 for Irish orders so stuck with the Book Depository . Came to eleven Euro each but I had a 10% off voucher so it wasn't to far off the amazon price in the end. :D[/quote]
I have not as yet decided to buy Half Sick of Shadows the blurb did not do it any favours, in two minds whether to buy it or not, the reviews I have read were not that good for it, may just get that for my Kindle instead :twisted: or as a library book and I can't remember the last time I had a book out from the library,I just use it for DVD rentals.
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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby pip » Tue May 08, 2012 1:02 pm

I'll let you know what it looks like when it arrives :D
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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sun May 13, 2012 7:56 pm

Got mine yesterday have not had a chance to read much of it yet. :dance: :mrgreen:
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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue May 15, 2012 2:15 pm

Just downloaded this for my Kindle,I could not resist it. :mrgreen:

The Wobbit: A Parody
(Of Tolkien’s The Hobbit)

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There Goes My Back Again
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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby Dotsie » Tue May 15, 2012 2:23 pm

Were you wobbed then?
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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Tue May 15, 2012 4:08 pm

Have not read it yet. :mrgreen:
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Re: what is your next book purchase

Postby The Mad Collector » Fri May 18, 2012 7:16 pm

Just ordered The Sound and The Fury by William Faulkner printed by the Folio Society. They are printing it in 14 different colours and standard alongside italic text to allow you to work out which parallel stream of conciousness you are reading this time. I tried reading the book years ago and gave up as it makes Ulysses seem a doddle to follow but this was how Faulkner wanted the book printing originally. At least Joyce wrote whole sections from one point of view at a time, Faulkner changes from sentence to sentence as to where and when the action is taking place.
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